Available Positions

I may take a new PhD student to start in Fall 2018 -- contact me if you are interested.

Greater Research Group

Tristan Abbott

2nd-year graduate student, working on understanding spatiotemporal statistics of rainfall and vertical velocities in organized convection.

BS in Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2016).
thabbott (at) mit.edu

Tom Beucler

4th-year graduate student co-advised with Kerry Emanuel, working on instabilities of radiative-convective equilibrium.

MS Ecole Polytechnique in Mechanics, (2014); BE Ecole Polytechnique in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry (2013)
tbeucler (at) mit.edu

Leah Birch

Harvard PhD, was co-advised by Eli Tziperman and me from 2014-2017, worked on glacial inception over the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Currently a Postdoc at the Woods Hole Research Center.

PhD Harvard (2017).

lbirch (at) whrc.org

Daniel Koll

James McDonnell Postdoctoral Fellow in Complex Systems, working on coupling between clouds, convection, and atmospheric dynamics on tidally-locked rocky expolanets.

PhD University of Chicago (2016).
dkoll (at) mit.edu

Nicholas Lutsko

Postdoctoral Associate, working on understanding climate feedbacks and their temperature-dependence.

PhD Princeton University (2016).
lutsko (at) mit.edu

Raphael Rousseau-Rizzi

2nd-year graduate student advised by Kerry Emanuel, working on second generals project with me about overshooting convection near the tropopause in range of dry to moist atmospheres.

MSc McGill University (2016).
rrizzi (at) mit.edu

Catherine Wilka

3nd-year graduate student advised by Susan Solomon, worked on second generals project with me on Lagrangian view of cold air formation.

BA in Physics, Pomona College (2012).
cwilka (at) mit.edu