Ajit Subramaniam

Ajit Subramaniam is a Lamont Research Professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. He is an oceanographer who uses knowledge of remote sensing, ocean optics, phytoplankton physiology, biological and physical oceanography, and geographical information systems to better understand how the marine ecosystem functions and can be managed. Prior to his appointment at Columbia, he worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Services Center in Charleston, SC, the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, and the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. 

Ajit Subramaniam serves as an Executive Committee Member.