Honors & Awards
- 2007: Co-authored the Nobel Prize-winning IPCC AR4 report
- 2006: AGU Journal Highlight Award for the 2005 paper by Delworth, Ramaswamy, and Stenchikov:
- The impact of aerosols on simulated ocean temperature and heat content in the 20th century, Geophys. Res. Lett. , DOI: 10.1029/2005GL024457.
- 2004: NOAA Outstanding Scientific Paper Award for 2003 for a paper by Soden, Wetherald, Stenchikov, and Robock, 2002: Global cooling after the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo: A test of climate feedback by water vapor, Science, 296, 727-730.
- 2003: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Group Achievement Award “in recognition of outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the extremely successful Cirrus Regional Study of Tropical Anvils and Cirrus Layers - Florida Area Cirrus Experiment (CRYSTAL-FACE) based in the Florida Everglades region in July 2002”
- 1986: Prize of the Council of Ministers of the USSR for the development of multi-tasking software
- 1985: Gold Medal Award of the National Exhibition of the Economy Achievements of the USSR for the climate impact studies
Author of more than 290 journal and conference publications, Professor Stenchikov's research interests are in multi-scale modeling of environmental processes and numerical methods; global climate change, climate downscaling, atmospheric convection; assessment of anthropogenic impacts and geoengineering; air-sea interaction, evaluating environmental consequences of catastrophic events like volcanic eruptions, nuclear explosions, forest and urban fires; and air pollution, transport of aerosols, chemically and optically active atmospheric tracers, their radiative forcing and effect on climate.
- Habilitation, Modeling of the Large-Scale Anthropogenic Impacts on Climate, Computer Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 1989
- Ph.D., Numerical and Analytical Study of Weak Plasma Turbulence, Moscow Physical Technical Institute, Russia, 1977
- M.S., Physics and Mathematics, Moscow Physical Technical Institute, Russia, 1973
2009 - present: Professor of Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences and Professor of Environmental Sciences, Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
1998 - 2009: Research Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
1992 - 1998: Senior Research Scientist, Department of Meteorology (previously Associate Research Scientist and Research Associate), University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
1976 - 1992: Head of the Branch of Mathematical Modeling of Anthropogenic Impacts (previously Senior Research Scientist and Junior Research Scientist), Computer Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
- 2004 - present: International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior
- 1993 - present: American Meteorological Society, American Geophysical Union