I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
I work with Helen Wang
on creating Mars Daily Global Maps
My research investigates the development and climatology of dust storms on Mars.
I previously worked operations as Environmental Theme Lead for the Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity).
My Ph.D. is in Atmospheric Dynamics from Texas A&M University.
I have an MS in Meteorology from Mississippi State University and
a BS in Physics and a BS in Meteorology (communication, mathematics and music minors).
I am a graduate fellow of the American Meteorological Society.
I invite you to find out more about me on my personal website
or download my CV
Please feel free to contact me with questions on research, collaborations, or just to chat at joseph.battalio[at]cfa.harvard.edu.