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

Climate & Space Student Ambassadors

Connect with a Student Ambassador to ask questions about Climate & Space. They can answer questions about professors, majors, student organizations, and campus life in general.

Ambassador HogikyanAllison Hogikyan is currently a senior in Earth Systems Science and Engineering, with a focus on Climate Science.  She has experience with researchprojects in and out of the department.  Allison is on the executive team of the UM chapter of the American Meteorological Society and thoroughly enjoys spending time with others in the department.  She gets excited about anything involving water, environmental justice, or food science, and is planning on teaching science to underserved populations with Americorps upon graduation.  Allison spends her free time in the pool or basking in sunshine, and would love to chat with you about Climate and Space over coffee, tea, or a swim. Email Allison Hogikyan,

Ambassador AzariAbigail Azari is a second year PhD student within Climate & Space studying the magnetic and charged particle environment of Saturn. She graduated from Smith College in 2013 with a B.A. in physics and a minor in astronomy where afterwards she worked for IDA’s Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) as a Science Policy Fellow where she provided policy analysis and support on a variety of topics including climate data, STEM education, and space policy.
At the University of Michigan, she has been involved with the Graduate Society of Women Engineers in hosting events to increase opportunities to pursue scientific careers for all students. She chose Climate & Space for the excellent support and opportunities provided to graduate students. Originally from Colorado, Abby greatly enjoys hiking and exploring the great outdoors. She looks forward to chatting with you about Climate & Space and life as a graduate student. Email Abigail Azari,