Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

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  • Frank Marsik Awarded 2018 GSI Catalyst Grant
  • CLaSP's Jia & Kivelson reveal Europa plume findings
  • Two Climate & Space faculty awarded MICDE Catalyst Grants
  • Prof. Steiner leads new NSF research team studying Lake Erie harmful algae blooms

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Xi Chen

Xi Chen

Xi Chen came to CLaSP from Peking University, where he earned a BS in Atmospheric Sciences. He says it was the University of Michigan’s “excellent reputation worldwide” that influenced his decision to come to Climate & Space for his PhD. Xi is currently an Associate Research Scholar at Princeton University's program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL).

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NSF Science Nation: Space Weather at CLaSP

This Science Nation video examines the NSF-funded research led by U-M Climate & Space scientists to forecast space weather and help protect the power grid. The team, professor Tamas Gombosi, research professors Ward Manchester and Gabor Toth, and research scientist Dan Welling, are taking a multidisciplinary approach to developing next-generation space weather modeling tools, with the goal of a five-day forecast capability.