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Fredolin Tangang

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Professor Dr Fredolin Tangang is a Professor of Climatology and Oceanography at the Department of Earth Sciences and Environment, Faculty of Science and Technology, the National University of Malaysia, where he also currently serves as Head of Department. Prof. Fredolin obtained his PhD from the University of British Columbia Canada in 1997 where he developed a model to forecast El Nino. Prof. Fredolin has served UKM for almost 35 years. In 2011 he was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia. Since 2017, he was appointed as an Adjunct Professor at Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok, Thailand to help develop the Ramkhamhaeng University’s Center of Regional Climate Change Renewable Energy (RU-CORE). From 2008–2015 during the AR5 cycle, Prof. Tangang served as the Vice-Chair of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group 1. In the IPCC AR6 cycle he served as Review Editor of Chapter 10. Prof. Tangang is also a Scientific Team Member (SAT) of CORDEX, an international programme under the World Meteorological Organization. He leads and coordinates the CORDEX Southeast Asia. Prof. Tangang is also a scientific steering committee of MAIRS-Future Earth since 2019. Prof. Tangang has completed more than 30 research projects and published more than 100 scientific papers in international journals.