Faculty Spotlight

Professor Gabriel A. Vecchi

Professor of Geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute; Deputy Director of Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System; Director, PEI Climate and Energy Grant Challenge

Research Areas

Climate science; extreme weather events; hurricanes; mechanisms of precipitation variability and change; ocean-atmosphere interaction; detection and attribution.



Professor of Geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute


In the News


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Friday, Jun 26, 2020

Congratulations to Postdoctoral Research Associate Wenchang Yang, who has been recognized as one of the Outstanding Reviewers for 2019 by the American Geophysical Union.

Monday, Jun 22, 2020
With great sadness the Department notes the passing of Rose Rozich Bonini at the age of 94.  Rose and her late husband Prof. William “Bill” Bonini (’48 *49, faculty 1942-1996) were at the heart of the Department for over 40 years.  They were part of the greater Princeton community for over 60 years.
Tuesday, Jun 9, 2020
The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) has selected seven Princeton University graduate students as 2020 recipients of the Mary and Randall Hack ’69 Graduate Awards for Water and the Environment. The awardees are Francisco Carrillo, Eunah Han, Julie Kim, Aleksander Musiał, Daniel Ruth, Joanna Schneider, and Kewei Zhao.
Monday, Jun 8, 2020
Several projects that push the boundaries of knowledge and have high potential for impact have been awarded support through Princeton’s Dean for Research Innovation Fund. Eduardo Cadava, professor of English, John Higgins, associate professor of geosciences, and Mark Zondlo, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, will embark...
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020
Princeton University has created a plan for the phased resumption of on-campus laboratory-based research in a safe and orderly manner. The timing of the resumption will be determined by the University’s leadership, taking into account local, state, and national public health guidance and directives. All non-experimental work will continue to be...