Lecture: “Perspectives on South American paleoclimates from carbonate clumped isotope thermometry.”
Professor Tripati is a geochemist and climate scientist. At UCLA she has established a world-leading clumped isotope laboratory at frontiers of several fields, measuring multiple clumped isotope systems, with over 200 total facility users from across the world. She is the founding director of the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science. Professor Tripati is a Fellow of the Geochemical Society, European Association of Geochemistry, American Geophysical Union, and Geological Society of America. For her innovative research, education, and outreach, she received a Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering from President Obama.