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The department and CIRA jointly host weekly colloquia held Friday mornings in room 101 (large classroom) of the main building. Refreshments are served at 10:45 a.m. in the weather lab (room 105 ATS) with the presentation starting at 11:15 a.m. The department also hosts other seminars generally announced on the associated mailing list. You can subscribe to the list by sending a message to using "subscribe colloquium" as the subject.

If you would like to invite a speaker, please first read the colloquium guide for hosts and check this page for available dates. Contact Michael Bell (, Christine Chiu (, or Torrie Moss ( with questions. Here is a template for a visit schedule for speakers.

Upcoming Colloquia

March 29, 2019 “TBD”
Tim Cronin from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hosted by David Thompson
April 5, 2019 Investigating the diurnal cycle of clouds and convection in tropical cyclones
Kristen Corbosiero from University at Albany-SUNY
Hosted by Michael Bell
April 19, 2019 Title to be announced
Riehl and Alumni Awards
April 26, 2019 Title to be announced
Chun-Chieh Wu from National Taiwan University
Hosted by Michael Bell
May 10, 2019 Title to be announced
Nicholas Klingaman from University of Reading
Hosted by Eric Maloney
October 10, 2019 “TBD”
Vernon Morris from Howard University & NOAA NCAS-M
Hosted by Emily Fischer
October 24, 2019 “TBD”
Joyce Penner from University of Michigan
Hosted by Sonia Kreidenweis

Past Colloquia

2019 Spring Fall
2018 Spring Fall
2017 Spring Fall
2016 Spring Fall
2015 Spring Fall
2014 Spring Fall
2013 Spring Fall
2012 Spring Fall
2011 Spring Fall
2010 Spring Fall
2009 Spring Fall
2008 Spring Fall
2007 Spring Fall