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Inez Y. Fung
Inez Y. Fung
University of California-Berkeley

Inez Y. Fung is a Professor of Atmospheric Science at the University of California-Berkeley and a member of the National Academy of Sciences and of Academia Sinica, and a Foreign Member of the Royal Society, London. She uses mathematical modeling approaches and numerical models to understand climate change. In particular, her research group focuses on the sources and sinks of carbon dioxide, methane, and other climatically important trace substances, their transport and mixing by atmospheric circulation, and their interaction with climate. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, and has received numerous awards, including NASA's Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal, the Roger Revelle Medal from the American Geophysical Union, and the C.G. Rossby Research Medal from the American Meteorological Society. Fung also contributed to the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change, which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. She received her S.B. in Applied Mathematics and her Sc.D. in Meteorology from MIT.