Meet Dan Cziczo, PhD

Daniel Cziczo, PhD is the Victor P. Starr Career Development Associate Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. On October 22, 2013 he appeared on Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations to discuss Reading the Clouds to Understand Climate Change. An expert on high altitude cirrus clouds, Professor Cziczo explained how atmospheric particles (aerosols) trigger cloud formation, and what the various types of aerosols in cirrus clouds are revealing about climate change.

Awards: NASA Group Achievement Award, ARCTAS Mission DOE Outstanding Performance Award, ISDAC Campaign, Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, CIRES Outstanding Performance Award