Mary-Louise Timmermans

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Scientific Leadership Team
Geological & Ocean Capture
Physical Oceanography, Arctic Ocean dynamics and climate

Mary-Louise Timmermans is a physical oceanographer, with expertise in polar oceans.
Prior to joining Yale in 2009, she received a B.S. in Physics from the University of Victoria
(Canada), and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics from Cambridge
University, UK. Her research uses field observations to understand how the ocean relates to
Arctic sea ice and climate in a changing Arctic system. Notable honors include the American
Geophysical Union Sverdrup Award Lecture, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists
and Engineers (PECASE), and the Yale University Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Natural
Sciences and Mathematics.

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