Alex Hall

Alex Hall is a professor in UCLA’s Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and a member of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, where he is also the faculty director of the UCLA Center for Climate Change Solutions.  He is also a member of the executive committee of the UCLA-JPL Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering. He was a contributing author to the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) 4th scientific assessment of climate change Working Group I report, where his work on climate sensitivity is featured, and a lead author for Chapter 14 of the Working Group I component of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report chapter on Climate Phenomena and their Relevance for Future Regional Climate change. He is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Fellowship (1993–1996), the NASA Earth System Science Fellowship (1996–1998), the Lamont Fellowship (1999–2001), and the NSF CAREER award (2002–2007). Finally, he is a member of the technical advisory board for the Los Angeles Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability, a consortium of local governments, NGOs and businesses, and is the lead scientist for the Collaborative’s “Climate Change in the Los Angeles Region Project.”