David C Bader
Climate Change Science Institute
One Bethel Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6008
Dave Bader is Deputy Director of the Climate Change Science Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In this position, which he has held since 2009, he oversees of ORNL's climate change research funded by the DOE Office of Science. From 2003 to 2009, he was Director of the Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which coordinates major international climate model evaluation and intercomparison activities for the World Climate Research Programme. From 2002 to 2009, he was also Chief Scientist for the U.S. Department of Energy's Climate Change Prediction Program. He was Chief Scientist for the U.S. Department of Energy's Climate Change Prediction Program between 2002 and 2009 and was convening lead author for the U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.1, "Climate Models: An Assessment of Strengths and Limitations." From 1990 to 2002, he developed and managed climate modeling and computational research programs for DOE's Office of Science, and was the agency's principal representative for climate research and climate modeling to interagency working groups and committees. Dr. Bader was a lead author of the interagency U.S. Climate Change Science Program Strategic Plan, Chapter 10: Modeling Strategy, and in 2001 he was chair of the interagency Climate Change Research Initiative Working Group on Climate Modeling. He was the U.S. Government review coordinator of the climate model evaluation chapters in the Working Group I contributions to the IPCC Second Assessment Report and Third Assessment Report.