Jagadish Shukla

Jagadish Shukla, Distinguished University Professor of Climate Dynamics, is an international leader in the scientific study of climate and weather.  A lead author on the 2007 UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report committee that shared the Nobel Prize with Al Gore, Shukla is also president of the Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies and the Institute of Global Environment and Society, and the founding chair of Mason’s PhD in Climate Dynamics program.  The work of Shukla and his research associates has made fundamental contributions to the study of climate dynamics that have led to the development of a scientific basis for the prediction of climate beyond the limit of the predictability of daily weather.