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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 - present 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

Community service highlights:

  • Editor, Geophysical Research Letters, December 2017 - present

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

  • 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, August 2020 - present.

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

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

  • Member of the NOAA Model Diagnostics Task Force Phase 2, October 2018 - September 2021.

  • Member of the NOAA Model Diagnostics Task Force, September 2015 - August 2018.

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

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

  • American Geophysical Union Hurricanes Expert List for Media contact, 2016-present.

  • Secretary, AGU Hazards Section, 2019 - 2020.

  • Section co-Editor: Current Climate Change Reports special issue on extremes, 2014-2015, 2015-2016.

  • Co-Chair, U.S. CLIVAR Hurricane Working Group, January 2011 - December 2014.

  • Member of NOAA MAPP CMIP5 Task Force, November 2011 - October 2014.

  • Member of Earth System Prediction Capability (ESPC) science team for Seasonal Prediction of Tropical Cyclone (TC) Threats, 2012 - 2013.

  • Coordinator of the WMO (World Meteorological Organization) committee on seasonal tropical cyclone forecasts 2006-2013.

  • Member of the CLIVAR Atlantic Implementation Panel, October 2008 - December 2012.


  • 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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