Environmental Science Division (EVS)a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
Predictive environmental understanding
Virendra P. Ghate
Atmospheric Scientist
Climate & Earth System Science Department
  • Ph.D., Meteorology, University of Miami, 2009.
Current Role
Boundary layer meteorology researcher; cloud macro- and micro-physics researcher.
Process-level studies using data collected by atmospheric in situ and remote sensing instruments; characterization of atmospheric dynamics.
Career Highlights
  • Principal investigator: Project titled “Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Radiation and Cloudiness of Cumulus Topped Marine Boundary Layers,” funded by the DOE Atmospheric System Research program; project titled “Cloud System Evolution in the Trades (CSET),” funded by the National Science Foundation.
  • Recognition: Recipient of the annual Mary Roche Fellowship at the University of Miami for outstanding research at sea for the year 2007.
  • Researcher: Author of several peer-reviewed publications.