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, 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?
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.