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Ghassem Asrar Featured in International Innovation
Dr. Ghassem Asrar, Director of the Joint Global Change Research Institute—a partnership between Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and University of Maryland—spoke to International Innovation regarding his new role leading a research team dedicated to understanding climate change. The Q&A article describes the Institute's courageous discovery science charge, the challenges and opportunities in atmospheric science research, and on a personal note, Asrar's move from Europe to the United States.
Author of over 100 peer-reviewed scientific and technical publications, Asrar is sought after for invited speakerships, editorial board positions and membership in numerous scientific and technical committees around the world. He has graduate degrees in civil engineering, soil biophysics and environmental physics from Michigan State University and is a fellow of the American Meteorological Society and IEEE.
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