Alice Grimm has a degree in physics, and earned her Ph.D. degree in meteorology at the University of Sao Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil, where she received in 1992 the University of Sao Paulo Award for the best doctoral theses. She is an Associate Professor at the Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil and a Researcher in the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), Brazil, where she was A Coordinator of the Advisory Committee on Atmospheric Sciences. She was also a Visiting Researcher at IRI, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA. Dr. Grimm’s main research interests are climate variations in intraseasonal, interannual, and interdecadal time scales, their impacts and influence on extreme events, teleconnections, climate predictability, and climate change. Her work has been funded by international, federal, and state agencies. She has served on international and national committees and as editorial board member for scholarly journals, and she is presently a Member of the World Meteorological Organization Monsoon Panel Executive Committee of the Tropical Meteorology Research Program and of the Commission for Atmospheric Sciences Management Group. Dr. Grimm has been an advisor to many undergraduate and graduate students and has published papers in international journals, written book chapters, and presented invited and submitted papers in numerous conferences.
Biography Updated on 30 January 2013