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Biography - Suzana J. Camargo


1992 Ph.D. Physics, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

1989 M.Sc. Physics, University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil

1986 B.Sc. Physics, University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil

Professional Experience:

2007 - present Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY
Marie Tharp Lamont Research Professor (2019-present)
Lamont Research Professor (2013-2019)
Lamont Associate Research Professor (2010-2013)
Doherty Research Scientist (2009-2010)
Doherty Associate Research Scientist (2008-2009)
Associate Research Scientist (2007-2008)
2019 - present Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY
Adjunct Professor
2018 - present Earth Institute Faculty, Columbia University, New York, NY
Associate Member
2018 - present Master of Science in Sustainability Science, School of Professional Studies, Columbia University
2015 - 2021 Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate, Columbia University, New York, NY
Executive Director
1999 - 2007 International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia University, Palisades, NY
Associate Research Scientist (2003-2007)
Senior Staff Associate (1999-2003)
1996 - 1999 São Paulo State University (Unesp), Guaratinguetá, Brazil
Associate Professor
1993 - 1996 Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching, Germany
Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Professional Organizations:

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Geophysical Union
  • American Meteorological Society
  • European Geophysical Union

Recent community service highlights:

  • Editor, Geophysical Research Letters, December 2017 - present

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Climate, August 2016 - present

  • Member, American Meterological Society STAC Committee on Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones, January 2023 - present.

  • Member, American Meterological Society STAC Committee on Climate Variability and Change, January 2022 - present.

  • Member, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Columbia University representant, September 2021 - present.

  • Academic Ambassador, Committee for Hispanic and Latinx Advancement (CHALA), Board on Representation, Accessibility, Inclusion, and Diversity (BRAID), American Meteorological Society, July 2021 - present.

  • Member of the NOAA Model Diagnostics Task Force Phase 1: 2015 - 2018; Phase 2: 2018 - 2021, Phase 3: 2021 - present.

  • Author, Western North Pacific Basin, in annual "State of the Climate", Bulletin of the American Meterological Society, 2001 - present.

  • International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones, IWTC-10: Rapporteur for Topic 6.3 "Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change", contributing author for topic 6.1 "Subseasonal TC Prediction" and topic 3.3 "Phase Transition", Bali, Indonesia, December 2022.

  • Member, AGU Natural Hazards Section awards committee, 2021 - 2023.

  • Member, President's Advisory Committee on University Relations (PACUR), UCAR, 2019 - 2022

  • Contributing Author, The Intergovernamental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC), Six Assessment Report (AR6), Working Group I, Chapter 11, Weather and climate extreme events in a changing climate, 2020 - 2021.

  • Member of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Expert Team on Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Cyclones, 2017 - 2021

  • Member of the NOAA Subseasonal to Seasonal (S2S) Task Force, 2016 - 2020.

  • Secretary, AGU Hazards Section, 2019 - 2020.

Selected Awards:

  • 2023 Fellow, American Geophysical Union

  • 2023 Excellence in Mentoring Award, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University

  • 2020 American Meteorological Society Scientific and Technological Activities Commission Distinguished Scientific Technological Accomplishment Award, Committee on Climate Variability and Change

  • 2019 12th Severo Ochoa Mobility Program travel award, Barcelona Super Computing Center, Barcelona, Spain

  • 2019 Editor's Award, Journal of Climate, American Meteorological Society

  • 2010 Editor's Citation for Excellence in Refereeing, Geophysical Research Letters, American Geophysical Union

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