AIMES Scientific Steering Committee

The Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) is an international group of scientists with expertise in the natural or social sciences.
The SSC is responsible for providing scientific guidance and overseeing the development, planning and implementation of the AIMES project.
The terms of reference can be found here.

Mark Rounsevell

AIMES Co-Chair
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
University of Edinburgh, UK

Natasha MacBean

AIMES Co-Chair

Western University, Canada

Avit Bhowmik

Karlstad University, Sweden

Zhangang Han

Beijing Normal University, China

David Lapola

University of Campinas, Brazil

Natalie Mahowald

Cornell University, USA

Pedro Monteiro

SOCCO, South Africa

Brian O'Neill

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

Patricia Pinho

University of São Paulo, Brazil

Julia Pongratz

University of Munich, Germany

Yuhan Rao

North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies, USA

Alex Ruane

NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, USA

Yunne-Jai Shin


Past Scientific Steering Committee Members
NameCountryInstituteRoleYears Active
Ayako Abe-OuchiJapanUniversity of TokyoCo-Chair2005-2006
Lisa AlexanderAustraliaUniversity of New South WalesMember2015-2022
Almut ArnethGermanyKarlsruhe Institute of TechnologyMember2013-2018
Govindasamy BalaIndiaIndian Institute of ScienceMember2015-2022
Laurent BoppFranceLaboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement (LSCE)Co-Chair2005-2006
Victor BrovkinGermanyMax Planck Institute for MeteorologyCo-Chair2013-2022
Duarte CostaUKUniversity of ExeterExecutive Officer 2014-2017
Robert CostanzaAustraliaAustralian National UniversityMember2005-2010
Peter CoxUKUniversity of ExeterCo-Chair2009-2017
Carole CrumleyUSAUniversity of North CarolinaMember2005-2011
James EdmondsUSAPacific Northwest National LaboratoryMember2010-2016
John FinniganAustraliaCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)Member2008-2009
Jon FoleyUSACenter for Sustainability and the Global EnvironmentMember2005-2007
Janet FranklinUSAUniversity of California, RiversideMember2011-2013
Pierre FriedlingsteinFranceUniversity of ExeterMember2005-2011
Congbin FuChinaChinese Academy of SciencesMember2005-2010
Gilberto GallopinArgentinaEconomic Commission for Latin America and the CaribbeanMember2013-2018
Claire GranierFranceLaboratoire Atmosphères, Milieux, Observations Spatiales (LATMOS)Member2005-2010
Kathy HibbardUSAPacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)Executive Officer/Member2005-2017
Takafumi HirataJapanHokkaido UniversityMember2014-2017
Suzi KerrNew ZealandMotuMember2005-2010
Tim LentonUKUniversity of ExeterMember2013-2018
Natalie MahowaldUSACornell UniversityMember2005-2010
Luiz MartinelliBrazilUniversity of São PauloMember2005-2011
Denise MauzerallUSAPrinceton UniversityMember2005-2010
Colin PrenticeUKImperial College LondonCo-Chair2005-2010
James RandersonUSAUniversity of California, IrvineMember2014-2017
John RavenUKUniversity of DundeeMember2008-2009
Mark RounsevellGermanyKarlsruhe Institute of TechnologyMember2013-2018
David SchimelUSAJet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of TechnologyCo-Chair2005-2012
Marko ScholzeSwedenLund UniversityMember2013-2018
Anond SnidvongsThailandChulalongkorn UniversityMember2005-2010
Kiyoshi TakahashiJapanNational Institute for Environmental Studies Member2013-2018
Hebe VessuriMexicoVenezuelan Institute of Scientific ResearchMember2014-2017
Matthew WilliamsUKUniversity of EdinburghMember2005-2011
Sander van der LeeuwUSAArizona State UniversityCo-Chair2008-2019
Yasuhiro YamanakaJapanHokkaido UniversityMember2008-2009