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Affiliation: 
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Title: 
Project Scientist
Department: 
Mesoscale & Microscale Meteorology Laboratory
Expertise: 
Engineering, climate and extreme statistics

Biography

"Dr Mari Tye is a Project Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology laboratory. She is a researcher in long term changes of extreme weather phenomena under climate change, specializing in the statistics of extreme and high impact weather and climate events. Her focus is on making climate science communicable and relevant for decision making. Mari graduated from Newcastle University (UK) in 2012 after interning with the Scottish Government in their Climate Adaptation Policy team.

Prior to her PhD Mari practiced as a Civil Engineer for ten years with CH2M and AECOM. Her principle focus was on river and coastal flood mitigation and control. She is the Project Lead for the Engineering for Climate Extremes Partnership (ECEP) which aims to strengthen societal resilience to weather and climate extremes through collaborations between academia, governments, businesses and local communities."