Bio


Katerina studies climate dynamics in the Department of Earth System Science at Stanford University. She is interested in the atmosphere's response to climate change, extreme precipitation events, and climate impacts. Her current project is analyzing the characteristics of West Coast atmospheric rivers in a warming climate.

Honors & Awards


  • Travel Award, CESM Tutorial, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO (2017)
  • 2nd Place Oral Presentation, Stanford Earth Annual Research Review Symposium (2017)
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, NSF (2015-2020)
  • EDGE-STEM Fellowship, Stanford (2015)
  • George T. Meredith Award for Early Leadership in Geophysical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines Department of Geophysics (2015)
  • Travel Award, AGU Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union (2014)

Professional Affiliations and Activities


  • Co-President, Women in Earth Science @ Stanford (2015 - Present)
  • Member, American Geophysical Union (2013 - Present)
  • Member, Association for Women Geoscientists (2012 - Present)
  • Member, Earth Science Women's Network (2016 - Present)
  • Fall Meeting Mentor, American Geophysical Union (2015 - 2015)
  • Co-President, Society of Women in Geophysics @ CSM (2014 - 2014)
  • Webmaster, Society of Student Geophysicists @ CSM (2014 - 2015)
  • Member, Society for Women in Mathematics @ CSM (2013 - 2015)
  • Member, Society of Women Engineers (2011 - 2015)
  • Member, Society of Exploration Geophysicists (2011 - 2015)

Education & Certifications


  • BS, Colorado School of Mines, Geophysics (2015)