GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

GFDL Director Named Walter Orr Roberts Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Sciences

September 30th, 2015 - GFDL Director Named Walter Orr Roberts Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Sciences

V. “Ram” Ramaswamy

The American Meteorological Society has announced its 2016 award recipients, and GFDL’s Director, V. “Ram” Ramaswamy has been named the Walter Orr Roberts Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Sciences. Ram is being recognized, “For pioneering scientific achievements that have synthesized atmospheric radiation, physics of greenhouse gases and aerosols, and state-of-the-art Earth system modeling.”

The lectureship is presented only occasionally and recipients are chosen for their significant contributions to the understanding of atmospheric processes through multidisciplinary research. The lectureship was created to foster exchanges and collaboration between atmospheric science and other disciplines. Ram’s lecture will be presented at the AMS Annual Meeting, or an appropriate specialized conference. It will also be published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.