2017 is almost over. Despite turbulent times, APAM has maintained its progress and is in excellent shape.
As you will see from the various reports in this newsletter, we are able to look back at a year of solid accomplishments. Our climate program is getting world-wide recognition. Our new faculty members are garnering grants and honors, and we are particularly proud of the awards our graduates are receiving on their thesis work.
I am also pleased to report that this will be the last year-end letter I will write; I am stepping down as Chair at the end of June 2018 after six years of service to our beloved APAM.
I wish all of you and yours Season’s Greetings and a happy, healthy, prosperous New Year.
I. Cevdet Noyan
Contributing Authors: Jesse Adams, Center for Teaching & Learning, Columbia Engineering, Columbia Magazine, Allison Elliott, Holly Evarts, Ellen Gray, Michael Mauel, NASA/GISS, NASA/GSFC, Donsub Rim, Steven Sabbagh, George Tselioudis, Drew Youngren
Photos/Images: Eileen Barosso, Columbia Engineering, NASA, Motherboard, Timothy Lee Photographers, Jeffrey Schifman
Editors: I. Cevdet Noyan, Stella Lau, Christina Rohm, Montserrat Fernandez-Pinkley
Design: Christina Rohm
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