Adam H. Sobel

Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics and of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Applied Mathematics / Earth & Environmental Sciences
Office: 217 S.W. Mudd
Mail: 200 S.W. Mudd, Mail Code: 4701
New York, NY 10027
Homepage / Sobel's Blog / Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate / Extreme Weather Blog

Research Specialty

Atmospheric and climate dynamics, tropical meteorology, extreme weather


Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998


Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering, 2000

NASA New Investigator Award, 2001

American Meteorological Society (AMS) Editor’s award for Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 2009

American Meteorological Society (AMS) Clarence Leroy Meisinger Award, 2010

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Award for Excellence in Mentoring, 2010

AXA Award in Climate and Extreme Weather, 2013

American Geophysical Union Atmospheric Science Section Ascent Award, 2014


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