Maike Sonnewald

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Position Title
Assistant Professor

  • Computer Science
UC Davis Main Campus
Room 2205, Watershed Science Research Center, 1 Shields Ave, Davis CA 95616

Professor Maike Sonnewald is a new Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department and a CAMPOS scholar. In 2016 Prof. Sonnewald received her PhD in Complex Systems Simulation through the National Oceanography Center at the University of Southampton, UK. Her doctoral work was followed by a postdoctoral position at the Department of Earth, Atmosphere and Planetary Sciences in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She then joined Princeton University as an Associate Research Scholar. She has held visiting positions at various institutions in the US and Europe. Current affiliations include Affiliate Assistant Prof at the University of Washington School of Oceanography, Affiliate Reseacher at NOAA-GFDL and Visiting Scientist at Princeton. 

Her work uses dynamical systems and machine learning to study the ocean and climate. Her work has been key for the implementation of national and international policy. Please find more information about Prof. Sonnewald here: