Dr. Andrew T. Wittenberg
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Princeton University Forrestal Campus
201 Forrestal Road, Princeton, NJ 08540-6649
Andrew.Wittenberg "at" noaa.gov
|Ph.D. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University, June 2002|
|M.S. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University, October 1997|
|Bachelor of Science in Physics, summa cum laude, Oregon State University, June 1995|
|2012 - present||Physical Scientist, Climate Variations and Predictability Group, GFDL/NOAA|
|2004 - 2012||Physical Scientist, Climate Change, Variability and Prediction Group, GFDL/NOAA|
|2002 - 2004||Postdoctoral Research Associate, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University|
|1997 - 2002||Research Assistant with Professor George Philander, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University|
|1998 - 2000||Teaching Assistant, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University|
|1995 - 1997||Research Assistant with Professor Jeffrey L. Anderson, GFDL/NOAA|
|1994 - 1995||Research Assistant with Professor William Hartmann, Physics, Michigan State University|
|1993||Research Assistant with Professor John Gardner, Physics, Oregon State University|
Medal for Meritorious Federal Service, U.S. Department of Commerce
Awarded to the principal developers of the GFDL ESM2M and ESM2G Earth System Models.
"For development and application of NOAA's first comprehensive Earth System Models that couple the carbon cycle and climate to project future changes."
Medal for Distinguished Achievement in the
Federal Service, U.S. Department of Commerce
Awarded to the principal developers of the GFDL CM3 global climate model.
"For original research and world scientific leadership in the modeling of atmospheric greenhouse gases and aerosols, and their interactions with climate."
|2011||Outstanding Scientific Publication Award, NOAA/GFDL
For "Are historical records sufficient to constrain ENSO simulations?"
by A. T. Wittenberg, Journal of Climate, 2009.
|2009||Editors' Award, American Meteorological Society
Reviewer of the year for Journal of Climate, 2008.
"For dependably thorough, scholarly, and constructive reviews."
|2008||Outstanding Scientific Publication Award, NOAA
For "System Design and Evaluation of Coupled Ensemble Data Assimilation for Global Oceanic Climate Studies"
by Zhang, Harrison, Rosati, & Wittenberg, Monthly Weather Review, 2007.
|2007||Outstanding Scientific Publication Award, NOAA
For "Weakening of Tropical Pacific Atmospheric Circulation Due to Anthropogenic Forcing"
by Vecchi, Soden, Wittenberg, Held, Leetmaa, & Harrison, Nature, 2006.
|2002 - 2004||AOS Postdoctoral Fellowship, Princeton University|
|1998 - 2001||NASA Earth System Science Fellowship|
|1996 - 1998||National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship|
|1994 - present||Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society|
|1994 - 1995||Sigma Pi Sigma National Physics Honor Society|
|1994 - 1995||Mortar Board National Honor Society|
|1994 - 1995||Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship|
|1994||Rhodes Scholarship Finalist|
|1993, 1994, 1995||Paul Copson Memorial Scholar, Oregon State University|
|1992, 1993, 1994||Waldo-Cummings Outstanding Student Award|
|1992, 1993, 1994||Drucilla Smith University Scholastic Award|
|1991 - 1995||Presidential Scholar, Oregon State University|
|1991 - 1995||National Merit Scholar|
|9/1/2014 - 8/31/2017||Understanding tropical Pacific biases in climate simulations and initialized predictions (NOAA/CPO)
Lead PI, with Y. Xue, G. Vecchi, T. Delworth, and A. Kumar
|9/15/2014 - 9/14/2017||Understanding ENSO diversity and changes in climate
models and observations (DOE #DE-SC0005110)
Co-PI, with F.-F. Jin (lead) and A. Timmermann
|9/15/2010 - 9/14/2013||Assessing ENSO regime changes in a changing climate (DOE #103155)
Co-PI, with F.-F. Jin (lead) and A. Timmermann
|2013 - present||Co-chair, ENSO in a Changing Climate (CLIVAR Research Focus)|
|2012 - present||US CLIVAR Working Group on ENSO Diversity|
|2008 - present||CLIVAR Pacific Panel Working Group on ENSO Metrics|
|2014||Convener, ENSO: Dynamics, Predictability and Modelling, Session NP2.1, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.|
|2013||Convener, ENSO: Dynamics, Predictability and Modelling, Session NP2.1, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.|
|2012 - 2013||Contributing Author, IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5), Working Group I, Chapter 14|
|2012 - 2013||Expert Reviewer, IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5), Working Group I, Chapters 2, 5, 9, and 14|
|2012||Convener, Five Controversies in Climate Science, A symposium honoring the contributions of S. George Philander. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 6-7 September 2012.|
|2012||Convener, ENSO: Dynamics, Predictability and Modelling, Session NP2.1, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.|
|2010 - 2012||Co-chair, GFDL Formal Seminar Series (Fall 2010 - Summer 2012).|
|2011||Convener, ENSO: Dynamics, Predictability and Modelling, Session NP2.1/CL2.19, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.|
|2006 - 2011||Co-chair, GFDL Coupled Model Development Team (CMDT)|
|2002 - 2011||GFDL Coupled Model Development Team (CMDT)|
|2002 - 2011||GFDL Global Atmospheric Model Development Team (GAMDT)|
|2002 - 2011||GFDL Ocean Model Development Team (OMDT)|
|2010||Convener, New Strategies for Evaluating ENSO Processes in Climate Models, CLIVAR Workshop, Paris, France, 17-19 November 2010.|
|2010||Convener, ENSO: Dynamics, Predictability and Modelling, Session NP2.1/CL2.19, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.|
|2003 - 2009||US CLIVAR Working Group on Correcting Tropical Biases|
|2008||Convener, ENSO and Global Change: Past, Present, and Future, Session A11, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.|
|2005||Review Panelist, NOAA Climate Variability and Predictability proposal review panel|
|2002 - 2005||Ocean Data Assimilation for Seasonal-to-Interannual Prediction (ODASI), a NOAA/CDEP consortium.|
|2002 - present||American Geophysical Union|
|2000 - present||Frequent contributor to Ferret software and its user's group|
|2004 - 2006||Board Member, GFDL Employees' Association|
|2000||TAO buoy operations, NOAA Research Vessel Ka'imimoana|
|1997||Summer School on Inverse Methods and Data Assimilation, OSU|
|1996||Workshop on Science for Tomorrow, Hokkaido, Japan|
|1994 - 1995||President, Society of Physics Students, OSU|
|1994 - 1995||OSU Science Student Council (Physics Representative)|
|1993 - 1995||Software engineer and language tutor, English Language Institute, OSU|
|1995||Mentor, OSU Children's Motor Fitness Clinic|
|1993 - 1994||President, McNary Residence Hall, OSU|
|1993 - 1995||President, McNary Jugglers, OSU|
|1993||Programmer, Microflect Company, Inc., Salem, Oregon (now Valmont Industries)|
|1992 - 1993||Physics and math tutor, OSU|
Personal Interests: parenting, cycling, running, hiking, skiing, genealogy, juggling, ballroom dancing
Last updated: 20 June 2014