College of Engineering

Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering



Dr. Jonghun “Jon” Kam is an expert in drought mechanisms, predictability and climate change. He was a postdoctoral research associate at the Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University, and a visiting scientist at the NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory from 2015 through 2017. At the NOAA GFDL, he participated in an extreme event detection and attribution project working with Thomas R. Knutson and P. C. D. Milly. In March 2015, he completed his Ph.D. study at Princeton University. The title of his Ph.D. thesis is “A Multi-Scale Study of U.S. Drought Risk and Predictability.”