Michael F. Wehner’s current research concerns the behavior of extreme weather events in a changing climate, especially heat waves, intense precipitation, drought and tropical cyclones. He was a member of the lead author team for the 2009 White House report, “Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States” and has been selected as a lead author for the upcoming Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Inder Monga advances networking services for collaborative and distributed science at ESnet, as well as contributes to ongoing research projects including OSCARS, perfSONAR, as well as the Advanced Network Initiative. Monga’s research interests include network virtualization, grid/cloud computing and sensor networking.
Jim Schuck is an expert in plasmonics and nano-optics. His research aims to control and manipulate light on the nanoscale, and to investigate the interactions of light with nanoscale structures and other quantum systems.