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Alessandra Giannini

Professeure des Universités, Adjunct senior research scientist at IRI/Columbia University, École normale supérieure (ENS) – PSL

A climate scientist with roots in physics and interest in the dynamics of climate and its impact on society. Best known for research on the causes of late 20th century Sahel drought, and for engagement in seasonal prediction in West Africa.

Experience

  • 2021–present
    Professeure des Universités (Full professor), École normale supérieure (ENS)
  • 2003–2020
    Research scientist at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia University in the City of New York
  • 2019–2020
    Chercheure en météorologie au Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique/senior research scientist at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society/laureate of "Make our planet great again", École normale supérieure (ENS)

Education

  • 2001 
    Columbia University in the City of New York, PhD in Earth and Environmental Sciences

Professional Memberships

  • American Geophysical Union
  • American Meteorological Society

Honours

Laureate of "Make Our Planet Great Again"