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Current Group Members

Mathieu Morlighem

Evans Family Professor

Principal Investigator

Ice-climate interactions, ice sheet contribution to sea level rise, ISSM founder and core developer

Cheng Gong



Helheim Glacier, numerical methods for ice sheet modeling, inverse problems

Jessica Badgeley



Data assimilation and transient calibration applied to Greenland outlet glaciers

Joel Wilner

Graduate Student


Machine learning in ice sheet models, iceberg calving, radio glaciology, icy moons

Benjy Getraer

Graduate Student


Ice-Ocean interactions, Thwaites Glacier

Mansa Krishna

Graduate Student


Deep learning models applied to ice sheet and glacier dynamics

Danielle Mangini

Junior specialist


Topography Uncertainty and Sensitivity, Antarctica, Future Projections

Gone, but not forgotten…

  • Shivani Ehrenfeucht (PhD student, graduated in 2023, now postdoc at University of Waterloo)

  • Francesca Baldacchino (PhD student, graduated in 2023, now postdoc at Technische Universität Graz)

  • Josh Cuzzone (project scientist 2018-2021, now researcher at UCLA)

  • Tyler Pelle (PhD student, graduated in 2021, now postdoc at Scripps)

  • Thiago Dias dos Santos (postdoc 2018-2021, now at University of São Paulo)

  • Youngmin Choi (PhD student, graduated in 2020, now postdoc at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

  • Felicity McCormack (Fullbright Fellow 2019, now Senior Lecturer at Monash University)

  • Nicolas Mokus (Intern 2019, now PhD student at University of Otago)

  • Johannes Bondzio (postdoc 2017-2018)

  • Ellen Robo (Intern 2018)

  • Henning Åkesson (PhD student, graduated in 2018, now postdoc at University of Stockholm)

  • Claire Girard (Intern 2016, now working at Electricité de France)

  • Sylvestre Rebuffi (Intern 2015, now reserch scientist at DeepMind)

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