Professor of Earth and Space Sciences and Assistant Chair of the Physical Sciences Department at Suffolk County Community College, New York
Scott Mandia is Professor of Earth and Space Sciences and Assistant Chair of the Physical Sciences Department at Suffolk County Community College, Long Island, New York. He has been teaching introductory meteorology and climatology courses for over 23 years. Mandia co-authored a book titled Rising Sea Levels: An Introduction to Cause and Impact that highlights the impact of sea level rise on 25 major cities around the world. He has also co-authored a series of weather and climate learning modules titled Investigations in Atmospheric Sciences designed for non-science major college students. In 1997, Mandia won the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Mandia was also honored by the American Geophysical Union in 2014 by winning the Ambassador Award given annually to honorees in recognition for outstanding contributions to the following area(s): societal impact, service to the Earth and space community, scientific leadership, and promotion of talent/career pool.