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AOS Graduate Student David Gonzalez Reaches UCLA Grand Slam FinalsFri, Apr 21, 2017

Congratulations to AOS grad student David Gonzalez for reaching the finals of the 2017 UCLA Grad Slam, which is a campus-wide competition that showcases and awards the best 3-minute research presentations by graduate students. https://grad.ucla.edu/life-at-ucla/events/2017-ucla-grad-slam/ The finals for the UCLA wide competition is Tuesday April 25th 5 pm at the UCLA California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI), with the first place winner traveling to San Francisco to compete in the UC

The Problem with DustTue, Apr 11, 2017

AOS assistant professor Jasper Kok was featured on the UCLA College of Physical Sciences website for Research Highlights. The feature touches upon his research into factoring dust into climate change models.

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Welcome to Pablo SaideTue, Apr 11, 2017

AOS would like to welcome Pablo Saide to our department.

A message from AOS department chair, Jochen Stutz, welcoming our new assistant professor.

Welcome Adjunct Professor Hui SuThu, Mar 23, 2017

AOS welcomes Adjunct Professor Hui Su to our department.

Hui Su’s research focuses on the use of climate model simulations and the analysis of modern satellite observations to investigate the physical processes that control past, present and future climates of our earth. She is currently a research scientist at JPL and the Assistant Director of JIFRESSE. She previously worked as a researcher at AOS with David Neelin.  Congratulations Hui Su and welcome back to the department!

 

AOS Research shows how warming trends affect the Sierra NevadaFri, Mar 10, 2017

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The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which provides 60 percent of the state’s water via a vast network of dams and reservoirs, has already been diminished by human-induced climate change and if emissions levels aren’t reduced, the snowpack could largely disappear during droughts, according to findings in the study published today in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.