Cecilia Bitz
Cecilia Bitz, professor of atmospheric sciences

In recognition of her outstanding record of scientific achievement, Cecilia M. Bitz from the College’s Department of Atmospheric Sciences will be inducted into the Washington State Academy of Sciences this fall. A physicist who studies the role that Arctic sea ice plays in shaping the climate, Bitz is interested in both our planet’s climate history and its future. Bitz and 11 other inductees from across the University of Washington will be honored for their “willingness to work on behalf of the academy” to bring top-quality scientific methods to research issues pertaining to the state of Washington.

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