Upcoming Events

Nov 28, 2018 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Zhiming Kuang

Meteo Colloquium

Some applications of linear response functions in atmospheric dynamics.

Dec 04, 2018 10:45 AM to 02:00 PM
Katia Lamer -- PhD Thesis Defense

Thesis Defense Event

"Relative occurrence of liquid water and ice within different cloud and precipitation regimes: Long-term ground-based observations for GCM evaluation"

Dec 05, 2018 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Patrick Martineau

Meteo Colloquium

Role of coupled atmosphere-ocean variability over the Atlantic basin in modulating North-American and European weather extremes on multidecadal timescales.

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News

Alumni Fellow Award winner Forbes reflects on his time at Penn State

— posted on Oct 29, 2018 10:23 AM

Greg Forbes, a severe weather expert for The Weather Channel, found a familiar place when he returned to Penn State’s University Park campus to accept one of 14 Alumni Fellow Awards, the highest honor given by the Penn State Alumni Association.

New weather model could increase tornado-warning times

— posted on Oct 02, 2018 09:46 AM

"It’s not just the data that’s important," Fuqing Zhang, professor of meteorology and director of ADAPT said. "It’s how we design very sophisticated numerical mathematical algorithms to ingest that satellite data into the model. This is really our expertise and our pride. Our team is the first to be able to effectively take in this high resolution satellite data and prove it can be useful in real-case scenarios."

14 Penn Staters honored with Alumni Fellow Award

— posted on Sep 20, 2018 09:30 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 3 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.

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Spotlight

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor

Job Number: 83488
Date Announced: 10/08/2018 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled 
Work Unit: College Of Earth And Mineral Sciences
Department: Meteorology And Atmospheric Science

The Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at The Pennsylvania State University, on the University Park campus, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor with interdisciplinary expertise in the water cycle. We seek an inspired colleague who will develop a successful research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and demonstrate commitment to advancing equity and inclusion. Broadly, water-cycle research can focus on topics such as global and regional atmospheric circulations, air-sea-ice-land interactions, and biogeochemical processes, while using research methods such as remote sensing, data assimilation, data analytics, and numerical modeling. A Ph.D. in atmospheric science or a related discipline is required by the time of hire.

Complete details and application instructions: Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor