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


Eric Kort

Eric A. Kort

Assistant Professor

Office: 2553 Space Research Building
Phone: (734) 763-8414
Fax: (734) 764-0437
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Ph.D., Applied Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA                           

S.M., Applied Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA                                                         

B.A., Physics (with Honors), minor Mathematics, Pomona College, Claremont, CA                      


  • Ground-based, Airborne, and Space-based observations of atmospheric trace gases
  • High-resolution regional & inverse modeling
  • Greenhouse gases & pollutants
  • Atmosphere-biosphere & atmosphere-ocean interactions

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • NSF CAREER award (2017)
  • NASA New Investigator Program (NIP) in Earth Science award (2014)
  • Atmospheric Chemistry Colloquium for Emerging Senior Scientists (ACCESS, 2013)
  • W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship (2011-2013)
  • National Center for Atmospheric Research, Advanced Study Program Postdoctoral Fellowship (Declined, 2011)
  • Outstanding Student Paper Award, Fall Meeting, AGU 2010
  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship (2007-2010)
  • Edmunds Physics Prize, Pomona College (2004)
  • Tileston Physics Prize, Pomona College (2003)



Updated: 2018-07-05