|Citizenship||American, Finnish, German|
|Alma mater||Princeton University|
|Fields||Climate science, Atmospheric physics|
|Institutions||California Institute of Technology|
|Doctoral advisor||Isaac Held|
Tapio Schneider is a climate scientist and Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering at Caltech. His research is focused on understanding how the turbulent dynamics of the atmosphere, from clouds to large-scale weather systems, shape Earth's climate. Ultimately, his goal is to develop a set of physical laws that govern climate.
Honors and awards
- 2008: Houghton Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
- 2008: Discover Magazine, “20 Best Brains Under 40” 
- 2005-2010: David and Lucile Packard Fellow 
- 2004-2006: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Research Fellow
- 2004 James R. Holton Junior Scientist Award, American Geophysical Union 
- "Houghton Lectures". mit.edu.
- "20 Best Brains Under 40". Discover Magazine.
- "Schneider, Tapio - The David and Lucile Packard Foundation". The David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
- "Atmospheric Sciences » Holton Award". agu.org.
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