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Raj Pandya

American Geophysical Union, Thriving Earth Exchange
AGU Thriving Earth Exchange
Raj
Rajul (Raj)  Pandya directs American Geophysical Union’s Thriving Earth Exchange. The Thriving Earth Exchange helps volunteer scientists and community leaders work together to use science, especially Earth and space science, to advance community priorities related to sustainability, resilience, disaster risk reduction, and environmental justice.
Raj invites everyone to be part of guiding and doing science, especially people from historically marginalized communities, so that the sciences can contribute to a world where all people and nature can thrive, now and in the future.
Raj chaired the National Academies committee on “Designing Citizen Science to Support Science Learning,” serves on the boards for Public Lab and the Anthropocene Allianceand is a member of the Independent Advisory Committee on Applied Climate Assessment. He helped launch the Resilience Dialogues – a public-private partnership that uses facilitated online dialogues to advance community resilience. He was a founding board member of the Citizen Science Association and served as Education and Human Resource Commissioner for the American Meteorological Society.
Before joining AGU, Raj led education, engagement, and diversity programs connected to the National Center for Atmospheric Research, led an international research and development project that used weather data to better manage meningitis in Africa, and held a faculty position at West Chester State University. Raj got his PhD from University of Washington exploring how large thunderstorms grow and persist.
Raj lives in Colorado with his wife Amy (a physician his parents call ‘the real doctor’), their daughter Maya, and their dog Nala.
Tuesday, May 16
 

9:00am

 
Wednesday, May 17
 

12:00pm

3:30pm

 
Thursday, May 18
 

8:00am

10:00am

11:15am

12:15pm

1:45pm

3:00pm

4:15pm

5:00pm

 
Friday, May 19
 

7:00am

8:00am

9:00am

10:15am

11:30am

12:30pm