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


More recent articles

Monday, May 18, 2020
Local variations in climate are not likely to dominate the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Princeton University study published May 18 in the journal Science.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Princeton sent the students home at the time of the spring semester break (13 March) and soon we were all working and teaching from home. Now that classes are over, and only finals and grading remain, we can evaluate our adaptation to the changed circumstances and start to look ahead.
Monday, May 11, 2020
What exactly killed the dinosaurs? It's a mystery. Features interviews with Gerta Keller and Jahnavi Punekar *15.
Monday, Apr 6, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has stalled scientific fieldwork and may even start to affect the monitoring of the climate, scientists have warned. Gabriel Vecchi, a climate modeler at Princeton University, quoted on concerns about the impact of the pandemic.
Monday, Mar 16, 2020
How did a 1,000 minerals from England become the foundation of our department's collection today?