Eric P. Salathé Jr. is Assistant Professor for Climate Science in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Washington – Bothell. He earned a Ph.D. in Geology and Geophysics from Yale University and a BA in Physics from Swarthmore College. He conducts research on regional climate change and the impacts of climate change on human and natural systems. This research supports climate impacts applications in many fields including air quality, hydrology, agriculture, and human health with a focus on the U.S. Pacific Northwest. His current research focuses on how local weather and land-surface processes can affect the regional response to climate change. His teaching interests include climate science and mathematics.