Carlyn Schmidgall

  • Program Year: 2
  • Academic Institution: University of Washington
  • Field of Study: Physical Oceanography
  • Academic Advisor: LuAnne Thompson and Peter Gaube
  • Practicum(s): Practicum Not Yet Completed
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Mathematics/Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 2020


Carlyn Schmidgall, Yidongfang Si, Andrew Stewart, Andrew Thompson, and Andrew Hogg. Dynamical Controls on Transport and Transformation of Bottom Waters across the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 2023.

Kyla Drushka and 15 co-authors, including Carlyn Schmidgall. Salinity and Stratification at the Sea Ice Edge (SASSIE): An oceanographic field campaign in the Beaufort Sea. Submitted to Earth System Science Data, 2024.

Jean-Luc Margot and 37 co-authors, including Carlyn Schmidgall. A Search for Technosignatures Around 31 Sun-like Stars with the Green Bank Telescope at 1.15-1.73 GHz. Astronomical Journal, 2021.


Communicate Your Science Essay award winner (July 2023)
AMS Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics, Outstanding Student Presentation Award: Poster (July 2022)
University of Washington, Edgvet Scholar Award (April 2022)
Outstanding Student Speaker, California Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Meeting (September 2021)
UCLA Dean's Honors List (2018-2020)
UCLA Achievement Scholarship winner (2016-2020)