People
The Academy will be led by a full-time Founding Executive Director, who will build the overall vision, operation, and mandate of the Academy.  The Director will set the strategy, and identify and prioritize core problems in which UM is uniquely positioned to contribute solutions. 
The Academy presently comprises two Accountable Leads, an Internal Advisory Group, a Committee on Education, and an External Working Group (click here to see members).  As the Academy develops, faculty working on climate resilience projects will be invited to engage in its core activities.  

Leadership

Rodolphe el-Khoury

Dean, School of Architecture

rxe66@miami.edu

(305) 284-9092
Rodolphe el-Khoury is Dean of the University of Miami School of Architecture. Before coming to UMSoA in July, 2014, he was Canada Research Chair and Director of Urban Design at the University of Toronto, Head of Architecture at California College of the Arts, and Associate Professor at Harvard Graduate School of Design. He has taught at Columbia...

Sharanya J Majumdar

Professor

s.majumdar@miami.edu

(305) 421-4779
Research Interests: Predictability of tropical cyclone formation, motion, and intensification; weather risk communication; ensemble prediction; targeted observations aimed at optimizing current and future observing systems; data assimilation.    Teaching Interests: Tropical Weather and Forecasting; Atmospheric Science;...

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