Dr. Kim Cobb

Speaker Profile

Kim Cobb

Dr. Kim Cobb
Georgia Power Chair; ADVANCE Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Kim Cobb is a climate scientist whose research uses corals and cave stalagmites to reconstruct tropical Pacific temperature and rainfall patterns over the last decades to millennia. Kim has sailed on six oceanographic cruises and led five caving expeditions to the rainforests of Borneo in support of her research. Her papers regularly appear in high-profile journals and she has received numerous awards. As a mother to four children, she is a strong advocate for women in science. She is passionate about climate science communication, and gives numerous public lectures and press interviews about climate change.