University of Michigan, Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering

The UM CLaSP research portfolio spans climate, space, and planetary science with annual research expenditures of $27 million in 2021/2022. The department currently consists of 28 tenure or tenure-track faculty, about 150 graduate students, a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) undergraduate program, and a Minor program in Climate & Space. CLaSP offers an exciting research and teaching environment with wide scope and rich expertise within the department as well as diversified interdisciplinary opportunities within the university. The climate research themes in CLaSP cover radiation, climate change, weather and climate modeling, remote sensing, atmospheric dynamics, carbon cycle science, atmospheric chemistry and air pollution, atmosphere-biosphere feedbacks, aerosol-cloud-climate interactions, as well as cryosphere research.