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


Juan Crespo
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Juan A. Crespo

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Student Research Assistant

Office: SRB 2549
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M.S., Atmospheric Science, University of Michigan, 2015

B.S., Atmospheric Science/Meteorology, Purdue University, 2013

Personal Introduction

Greetings! I am currently a PhD Candidate in Atmospheric and Climate Sciences at the University of Michigan. I am co-advised by Dr. Derek Posselt at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology and Professor Chris Ruf at the University of Michigan. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Atmospheric Science & Meteorology from Purdue University in May 2013, and received my Master's Degree in Atmospheric Science from Michigan in May 2015.

For more information about my research, please feel free to visit my website at

Specializations and Research Interests

  • Marine Extratropical Cyclones
  • Warm Conveyor Belt Evolution
  • Marine Surface Heat Fluxes

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • 1st Place EGS Atmospheric and Climate Sciences Poster Competition, 2014
  • University of Michigan College of Engineering Dean’s Fellowship, 2013
  • American Meteorological Society Named Scholarship, 2012
  • President Obama/HSF STEM Teacher Scholarship, 2011


Updated: 2018-03-07