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


alex hall

Alex Hall


Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences


neil berg

Neil Berg

Associate Director, Science

Center for Climate Science

Postdoctoral Scholars

xingying huang

Xingying Huang

Postdoctoral Scholar

Center for Climate Science

naomi goldenson

Naomi Goldenson

Postdoctoral Scholar

Center for Climate Science

chad thackeray

Chad Thackeray

Postdoctoral Scholar

Center for Climate Science

Board of Advisors

richard ambrose

Richard Ambrose


Department of Environmental Health Sciences

j.r. deshazo

J.R. DeShazo

Professor and Director

Department of Public Policy, Luskin Center for Innovation

mark gold

Mark Gold

Associate Vice Chancellor for Environment and Sustainability

Sustainable LA Grand Challenge

cara horowitz

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

Stephanie Pincetl, PhD

Founding Director and Professor-in-Residence

California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA


katharine davis reich

Katharine Davis Reich

Associate Director, Strategic Planning and Communications

Center for Climate Science