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


Professor Anna Michalak Recipient of the Henry Russel Award

Posted: July 21, 2010

AOSS Associate Professor Anna Michalak is one of three recipients of one of the highest honors bestowed by U-M upon junior faculty, the Henry Russel Award. Anna, who came to U-M in 2005, focuses her research on characterizing complexity and quantifying uncertainty in environmental systems in order to improve the understanding of those systems and the ability to forecast their variability. She has developed three new courses, at unergraduate and graduate levels, on statistical methods and uncertainty modeling.

She was awarded the 2008 Outstanding Educator Award by the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors. Anna is co-director of the Carbon Cycle Science Working group that is developing the next US Carbon Cycle Science Plan, and serves on numerous committees at U-M.


-- Tamas Gombosi, The University of Michigan

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