359946 Sarvesh Garimella

Thursday, 28 March 2019: 11:15 AM
Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Sarvesh Garimella, ACME AtronOmatic, LLC, Portland, OR

Dr. Sarvesh Garimella is the Chief Scientist and Chief Operating Officer at ACME AtronOmatic, LLC. His work is at the interface of artificial intelligence and atmospheric science, and he leads the R&D efforts at ACME to create innovative new features for the users of the MyRadar mobile app. With a background in planetary science and environmental engineering as an undergraduate at Caltech (BS ’11), his graduate career focused on clarifying the role of anthropogenic emissions of particulate matter on clouds and climate. He received his doctorate in Climate Physics and Chemistry from MIT (PhD ’16), where his research focused on representing the microphysical underpinnings of ice cloud formation in global climate models with a machine learning representation. As part of his affiliation with the MIT Center for Global Change Science, his work also examined the the policy implications of this research from both a climate and human health perspective. In addition to his scientific interests, Sarvesh is an avid jazz trumpet player in several groups in the Portland area. He is currently the President of the NoPo Big Band, a community organization dedicated to providing high quality jazz music to the Portland community. His other hobbies include hiking with his fiancé and dog and listening to live music.
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