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

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020
The Guyot Hall seismometer recorded two of the sequence of planned construction blasting events at Princeton University.
Friday, Feb 14, 2020
In the closing days of the decade, The Office of Sustainability asked two Princeton University undergraduates how they're feeling about climate change. The video features GEO student Wesley Wiggins '21.
Friday, Feb 14, 2020
As of Friday, Feb. 14, paleoclimate professor John Higgins' video has received a record 3.3 million views and 7,300 retweets on his twitter feed.
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020
Congratulations to AOS Graduate Student Yi Zhang who recently won an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) at AGU's 2019 Fall Meeting for her presentation entitled "Extreme wet-bulb temperature constrained by mean surface warming in the tropics."
Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020
The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University congratulates Dr. Leah Langer on successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis: "Impact of Topography on Coseismic Modeling and Earthquake Static Slip Inversion" on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.