Pedram Hassanzadeh is an Assistant Professor at the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University. He graduated from UC Berkeley in 2013 with an MA in Mathematics and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. Before joining Rice in 2016, he was a Ziff Environmental Fellow at the Harvard University Center for the Environment and Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. His research is at the intersection of extreme weather, scientific Machine Learning, climate change, and computational physics. He has received an NSF CAREER Award, ONR (Office of Naval Research) Young Investigator Award, and Early Career Fellowship from the National Academies Gulf Research Program. He is on the editorial board of AGU’s (American Geophysical Union) Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, EGU’s (European Geosciences Union) Weather and Climate Dynamics, and Environmental Research: Climate.