Center for Climate Science

Meet Our Team

The Center for Climate Science’s cutting-edge work is made possible by a dedicated team of researchers, advisors, and staff.

Leadership

Alex Hall

Professor

Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Researchers & Project Scientists

Naomi Goldenson

Assistant Researcher, Stakeholder Science Lead

Center for Climate Science

Chad Thackeray

Assistant Researcher, Climate Science Lead

Center for Climate Science

Stefan Rahimi

Assistant Researcher, Regional Modeling Lead

Center for Climate Science

Lei Huang

Climate Data Scientist

Center for Climate Science

Postdoctoral Scholars

Di Chen

Postdoctoral Scholar

Center for Climate Science

Eli Dennis

Postdoctoral Scholar

Center for Climate Science

Graduate Students

William Krantz

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Climate engineering and international environmental law

Board of Advisors

Richard Ambrose

Professor Emeritus

Department of Environmental Health Sciences

J.R. DeShazo

Professor and Director

Department of Public Policy, Luskin Center for Innovation

Cara Horowitz

Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Co-Executive Director and Co-Director, UCLA Environmental Law Clinic

Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment, School of Law

Stephanie Pincetl, PhD

Chair, Environmental Science and Engineering; Founding Director and Professor

California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA

Staff