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Prof. Penner elected Fellow of the American Meteorological Society

Posted: July 24, 2018

Prof. Penner elected Fellow of the American Meteorological Society

Climate & Space professor Joyce Penner has been elected a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society. 

Fellow candidates are nominated by a current AMS member in good standing, and consideration is given using the following criteria: "Those eligible for election to Fellow shall have made outstanding contributions to the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences or their applications during a substantial period of years." New Fellows are elected each year by the AMS Fellows Committee. 

"The prestigious AMS Fellows Program has been recognizing outstanding work in the atmospheric and related sciences since 1966. Recipients, who retain the honor for life, represent all facets of the, public, private, and academic sectors and work to ensure that weather, water, and climate research continues to benefit society." 

Penner, who is Ralph J. Cicerone Distinguished University Professor of Atmospheric Science as well as Associate Chair for Atmospheric Science in the U-M Climate & Space Department, will be formally honored this coming January at the at the 99th AMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.


Congratulations, Professor Penner!