#01 Climatologist Justinas Kilpys
Welcome to the first episode of Beyond BAFF, the podcast that explores the experiences and stories of the Baltic-American Freedom Foundation's alumni. Our guest today is Justinas Kilpys, a Lithuanian researcher who participated in the program in 2019.During his internship, Justinas worked on applications of the random forest algorithm for snowfall detection using satellite passive microwave sensors. In this episode, we delve into:His day-to-day work as a snowfall detection researcher in the U.S. & the challenges he faced when he moved there with his family.Justinas' insights on climate change and sustainable development issues from his perspective as a hydrometeorologist.His experiences working as a Data Scientist for Climate Risk at Danske Bank in Lithuania.What kind of weather changes does he foresee for the Baltic countries in the future?The connection between financial risks and weather risks.And why did Justinas sometimes have team meetings in Mandarin during his internship?Tune in and join us on this journey Beyond BAFF!
Learn more about the scholarship opportunities provided by the Baltic-American Freedom Foundation to help Baltic Scientists fund their research in the United States: www.balticamericanfreedomfoundation.org