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Kevin Reed

Kevin Reed

Interim Director of Academic, Research, Commercialization Programs

Kevin serves as Interim Director of Academics, Research, and Commercialization Programs, helping build out the foundation of our Programming strategy and leading working groups with our expert partners.

Kevin Reed is a professor in the Stony Brook University School and Marine and Atmospheric Sciences and recently served as Associate Dean for Research for the school. His research focuses on extreme weather events, such as hurricanes, and how they may change in the coming decades. This research aids in advancing scientific understanding of the impacts of climate change, as well as developing new methodologies to better translate state-of-the-art science for climate adaptation applications and policies. His collaborative research projects, totaling over $32 million in funding, have been supported by NSF, the Department of Energy, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

In November 2023, Reed was named as Associate Provost for Climate and Sustainability for Stony Brook University.

Reed is involved with several national and global groups focused on climate and weather. This includes the World Climate Research Programme, National Center for Atmospheric Research, the American Geophysical Union and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. In addition, he serves as editor of the American Meteorological Society’s Journal of Climate.

He received his bachelor’s degree in physics, and his master’s and PhD in atmospheric and space science at the University of Michigan.