ICCCFS will feature reports by leading researchers from the BRICS countries, Indonesia, and the United States.
Gene Takle is the director of the Climate Science Program at Iowa State University, where he also serves as a Professor of Atmospheric Science in the Department of Geological and Atmospheric Science and a Professor of Agricultural Meteorology in the Department of Agronomy. His research focuses on regional climate modeling and the impacts of climate change. He is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society, a member of the Board of Trustees of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (2010 - ), Commissioner for Education and Human Resources at the American Meteorological Society (2009 - ), the Atmospheric Science Editor at Earth Science Reviews (1997 - ), and an Associate Editor at the Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology (2005 - ). Dr. Takle received his BA from Luther College and his PhD in Solid State Physics from Iowa State University.