Atmospheric Sciences

Department Faculty


Elliot L Atlas

Professor

e.atlas@miami.edu

(305) 421-4128
Professor, Department of Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry (now Department of Atmospheric Sciences), Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, (Aug) 2003 – present Affiliate Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Oct., 2003 – present. Senior Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Section...

Roni Avissar

Dean, Academic

avissar@miami.edu

(305) 421-4000
Roni Avissar, a former Duke University climatologist who has studied the way Amazon deforestation affects precipitation patterns around the world, became dean of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science in June 2009. Born and raised in France, Avissar was a professor at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering from 2001 and chair...

Francisco J Beron-Vera

Research Assoc. Professor

f.berovera@miami.edu

(305) 421-4873
Position and Research Expertise Francisco Javier Beron-Vera is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at RSMAS. He uses concepts from the theory of nonlinear dynamical systems to study transport and mixing processes in geophysical flows. Accomplishments Beron-Vera has been known for his contributions to the...

Amy C Clement

Professor

a.clement@miami.edu

(305) 421-4846
Position and Research Expertise Amy Clement is a Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. She is an expert in climate modeling and in her research she strives to understand the mechanisms of past, present, and future climate change. Teaching...

Cassandra J. Gaston

Asst. Professor

cjg174@miami.edu

(305) 421-4979
Cassandra Gaston is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. She is an expert in atmospheric chemistry, specifically, in aerosols, traces gases, and their interactions. Cassandra has lectured on topics such as atmospheric...

Anthony Joseph Hynes

Professor

a.hynes@miami.edu

(305) 421-4173
Teaching and Mentoring Hynes teaches undergraduate courses on atmospheric science, atmospheric and environmental chemistry and also “Molecules of Life”. This class is team taught with Professor Mike Gaines from the Department of Biology and it explores the modern science of biological molecules, which occurs at the...

Benjamin Kirtman

Professor
Director: Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies
Director: Center for Computational Science Climate and Environmental Hazards Program

bkirtman@miami.edu

(305) 421-4046
Position and Research Expertise Ben Kirtman is a Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. He uses atmosphere-ocean general circulation models to study the predictability and variability of the Earth’s climate system. Teaching and Mentoring Kirtman...

Sharanya J Majumdar

Professor
Associate Dean, Graduate Studies

s.majumdar@miami.edu

(305) 421-4779
Predictability of tropical cyclones, ensemble prediction, optimizing current and future observing systems, datat assimilation.  Sharan Majumdar is a Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. His main research...

Brian Earle Mapes

Professor

mapes@miami.edu

(305) 421-4275
Position and Research Expertise Brian  Mapes  is  a  Professor  in  the  Department  of  Atmospheric  Sciences  at  the University  of  Miami’s  Rosenstiel  School  of ...

Lisa Murphy Goes

Lecturer

l.murphy7@umiami.edu

(305) 421-4990

David S Nolan, Ph.D.

Professor

d.nolan@miami.edu

(305) 421-4930
David Nolan is a Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science of the University of Miami. He is an expert on hurricanes, tropical meteorology, computer modeling of weather phenomena, and tornadoes. Nolan teaches courses on Atmospheric Dynamics, the General Circulation of the...

Brian J Soden

Professor
Associate Dean, Master of Professional Science

b.soden@miami.edu

(305) 421-4202
Position and Research Expertise Brian Soden is a Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. He specializes in the use of satellite observations to test and improve computer simulations of Earth's climate. His areas of interest include understanding climate...

Paquita Zuidema

Professor

pzuidema@miami.edu

(305) 421-4276
Position and Research Expertise Paquita Zuidema is a Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Her research focuses on the relationship of warm, shallow clouds to the large-scale environment, with an emphasis on the connection to...