Prof. Maarten Ambaum / Co-Pi of UAEREP’s 2nd Cycle Awardee Prof. Giles Harrison, University of Reading, UK

Dr. Maarten Ambaum is currently working as a Professor of Atmospheric Physics and Dynamics, and previously served as the Head of Department in the Department of Meteorology, University of Reading , United Kingdom.

His research interests include thermodynamics of the climate system, geophysical fluid dynamics, electrical properties of cloud drops and Bayesian statistics. His current research projects include electrical aspects of rainfall generation, new models of storm track variability, and transitions between suppressed and active convection coupled to large-scale tropical circulations.

Dr. Ambaum received his PhD in geopgysical fluid dynamics from the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands in 1996.”