Sara Graves

Graduate Student Researcher

Center for Climate Science

Sara is a graduate student pursuing a PhD in the UCLA Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. Her work is primarily motivated by the desire to close the gap between climate scientists, climate policy makers and stakeholders and increase the usability of climate research in mitigating the impacts of climate change. Her research focuses on utilizing regional modeling techniques to better understand the current and future state of Western US water resources in a changing climate. Previously, Sara worked for several different organizations in Washington, D.C. doing climate policy and climate activism. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Carnegie Mellon University.