Professor Hurrell is the Scott Presidential Chair of Environmental Science and Engineering and a professor in the Department of Atmospheric Science at the CSU Walter Scott Jr. College of Engineering. His group focuses on empirical and modeling studies and diagnostic analyses to better understand climate change and variability, as well the risks and benefits of proposed climate intervention strategies. He is the former director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, where he was a senior scientist in the Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory. He has been extensively involved with research bodies around the world studying climate change. He has also been involved in assessment activities of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the U.S. Climate Change Science Program. He has served on several National Research Council panels. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, as well as dozens of other planning documents, workshop papers and editorials. He has also provided briefings and testimonies to both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives on climate change science. He earned a Ph.D. and M.S. in atmospheric science at Purdue University and a B.S. each in earth and space science and mathematics at the University of Indianapolis.
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Prediction: Innovations in Predictive Analytics
Adaptation: Environments on Other Planets & Disruptions in Earth Systems
Resilience: Building Workforce and Operations Resilience
(9:25am - 10:45am)