Warren Washington


“My suggestion to young people is that not only should they read about the history of science and engineering, but that they should read about the lives of those that have made contributions to these fields.”

  • Name: Warren Morton Washington
  • Born: August 28, 1936
  • Age: 84 years 
  • From: Portland, Oregon 
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  • Occupation: Atmospheric scientist 
  • Known For: Computer modeling for climate research 
  • Awards: NWS Modernization Award, AMS Charles Anderson Award, Celebrating 20th Century Pioneers in Atmospheric Sciences Award, Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement  

Warren Washington is an internationally recognized expert in atmospheric science. He has been awarded for his pioneering work in the development and application of various advanced climate models. Washington served as chair of the National Science Board from 2002-2006 and is currently the senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.


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