Gemma J. Anderson

Staff Scientist
Atmospheric, Earth, and Energy Division
Phone: +19254245261


  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Sussex, 2014
  • MAS., Mathematics, University of Cambridge, 2009
  • MPhys., Physics, Lancaster University, 2008

Research Interests

  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Scientific machine and deep learning
  • Inertial confinement fusion
  • Global climate modeling
  • Climate extremes
  • Western US climate

Selected Publications

Jayaraman J. Thiagarajan, Bindya Venkatesh, Rushil Anirudh, Peer-Timo Bremer, Jim Gaffney, Gemma Anderson, and Brian Spears, “Designing accurate emulators for scientific processes using calibration-driven deep models,” Nat Commun 11, 5622 (2020).

Bogdan Kustowski, Jim A Gaffney, Brian K Spears, Gemma J Anderson, Jayaraman J Thiagarajan, and Rushil Anirudh, “Transfer Learning as a Tool for Reducing Simulation Bias: Application to Inertial Confinement Fusion,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 48(1), 46-53 (2020).

Gemma J Anderson and Donald D Lucas, “Machine Learning Predictions of a Multiresolution Climate Model Ensemble,” Geophysical Research Letters 45.9 (2018).

Gemma J Anderson, Donald D. Lucas, Céline Bonfils, “Uncertainty analysis of simulations of the turn-of-the-century drought in the western United States,” Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123, 1–19 (2018).

Céline Bonfils, Gemma Anderson, Benjamin D Santer, Thomas J Phillips, Karl E Taylor, Matthias Cuntz, Mark D Zelinka, Kate Marvel, Benjamin I Cook, Ivana Cvijanovic, and Paul J Durack, “Competing influences of anthropogenic warming, ENSO, and plant physiology on future terrestrial aridity,” Journal of Climate 30.17 (2017).

Donough Regan, Gemma J Anderson, Matthew Hull, and David Seery, “Constraining Galileon Inflation,” Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 02.015 (2015).

Gemma J Anderson, Donough Regan, and David Seery, “Optimal bispectrum constraints on single-field models of inflation,” Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 07.017 (2014).

Gemma J Anderson, David J Mulryne, and David Seery, “Transport equations for the inflationary trispectrum,” Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 10.019 (2012).