Suzana J. Camargo

Suzana Camargo is originally from Brazil and has been working at Columbia University since 1999, when she started working in climate science. She is currently the Marie Tharp Lamont Research Professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. 

Fields of Interest

Atmospheric sciences, climate


  • 1992 Ph.D. Physics, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
  • 1989 M.Sc. Physics, University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1986 B.Sc. Physics, University of São Paulo University (USP), São Paulo, Brazil

Honors & Awards

Felow, American Geophysical Union, 2023

Excellence in Mentoring Award, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 2023

Distinguished Scientific Technological Accomplishment Award, American Meteorological Society, Committee on Climate Variability and Change, 2020

Editor's Award, Journal of Climate, American Meteorological Society, 2019

Editor's Citation for Excellence in Refereeing, Geophysical Research Letters, American Geophysical Union, 2010