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Alan Robock

Distinguished Professor

Alan Robock is a co-director of the RISCI lab.  Please visit his home page at to see all his publications and projects.  He is a Distinguished Professor of climate science in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Rutgers University. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1970 with a B.A. in Meteorology,

Lili Xia

Research Associate

Lili Xia is co-director of RISCI.  She received her Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science at Rutgers in 2014, and has been working as a postdoc and now Research Associate in the RISCI lab for her entire time at Rutgers.  She is interested in climate impacts, particularly the interactions between vegetation and climate changes.  Her research focus

Brendan Clark

Graduate Assistant

Brendan graduated from UMass Amherst in 2020 with a B.S. in Environmental Science. He is now a graduate student at Rutgers working in the RISCI Lab studying the impacts of climate intervention on crop production and biodiversity.