People

  1. Faculty
  2. Research and Teaching Faculty and Staff
  3. Administrative Staff
  4. Post Doctoral Scholars
  5. Graduate Students
  6. Emeritus and Retired Faculty
  7. Visiting Scholars

Faculty

David M. Babb

  • Assistant Professor/Research Associate, Department of Meteorology
  • Fellow, John A. Dutton e-Education Institute
(814) 863-3918
dbabb@ems.psu.edu

Peter R. Bannon

  • Professor of Atmospheric Science
(814) 863-1309
bannon@ems.psu.edu

William H. Brune

  • Distinguished Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-3286
whb2@psu.edu

Marcelo Chamecki

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Meteorology
chamecki@psu.edu

Eugene E. Clothiaux

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-2915
eec3@psu.edu

Kenneth J. Davis

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-8601
kjd10@psu.edu

Anthony C. Didlake Jr.

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-4636
didlake@psu.edu

Jenni L. Evans

  • Interim Director, Institute for CyberScience
  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-3240
Jenni.Evans@psu.edu

Steven B. Feldstein

  • Senior Scientist, EMS & Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-7042
sbf1@meteo.psu.edu

Chris E. Forest

  • Associate Professor of Climate Dynamics
  • Earth and Environmental Systems Institute Associate
  • Associate Director, Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM)
(814) 865-0710
ceforest@psu.edu

Jose D. Fuentes

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1585
jdfuentes@psu.edu

Steven Greybush

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology
  • Associate Director, Center for Advanced Data Assimilation and Predictability Techniques
  • Fellow of the Institute for CyberScience
(814) 867-4926
sjg213@psu.edu

John Harlim

  • Associate Professor of Mathematics and Meteorology
(814) 863-9024
jharlim@psu.edu

Jerry Y. Harrington

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1584
jyh10@psu.edu

Sue Ellen Haupt

  • Scientific Program Manager, Weather Systems Assessment Program, NCAR and
  • Adjunct Professor of Meteorology, Department of Meteorology
(303) 497-2763
haupt@ucar.edu

Amy K. Huff

  • Research Associate
  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology
  • Member of the Graduate Faculty
(814) 865-2951
akh157@psu.edu

Scott A. Isard, Dr.

  • Professor of Aerobiology
  • Departments of Plant Pathology and Meteorology
(814) 863-7065
sai10@psu.edu

Gregory S. Jenkins

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-0479
gsj1@psu.edu

Tim Kane

  • Affiliate Faculty Member, Department of Meteorology
  • Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Senior Research Scientist, Applied Research Laboratory
(814) 863-8727
tjk7@psu.edu

James Kasting

  • Evan Pugh Professor
  • Department of Geosciences and Meteorology
(814) 865-3207
jfk4@psu.edu

Andrew N. Kleit

  • Professor of Energy and Environmental Economics
  • MICASU Faculty Fellow in Energy, Environmental and Mineral Economics
(814) 865-0711
ank1@psu.edu

Matthew R. Kumjian

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1581
kumjian@psu.edu

Thomas Lauvaux

  • Senior Research Associate
  • Associate Professor of Meteorology
  • Member of the Graduate Faculty
(814) 863-4321
tul5@psu.edu

Sukyoung Lee

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1587
sl@meteo.psu.edu

Michael E. Mann

  • Distinguished Professor of Meteorology
  • Joint Appointment with the Department of Geosciences
  • Director, Earth System Science Center
(814) 863-4075
mann@psu.edu

Paul Markowski

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-9736
pmarkowski@psu.edu

Hugh Morrison

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Meteorology
morrison@ucar.edu

Raymond G. Najjar, Jr.

  • Professor of Oceanography
  • Joint Appointment with the Department of Geosciences
(814) 863-1586
rgn1@psu.edu

Jon M. Nese

  • Associate Head, Undergraduate Program in Meteorology
  • Senior Lecturer in Meteorology
  • Weather World Host, Feature Writer & Producer
(814) 863-4076
j2n@psu.edu

Yvette Richardson

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, College of EMS
(814) 863-0791
yrichardson@psu.edu

David R. Stauffer

  • Senior Scientist
  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-3932
drs8@psu.edu

David J. Stensrud

  • Department Head and Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-7714
david.stensrud@psu.edu

Anne M. Thompson

  • Adjunct Professor of Meteorology

Martin Tingley

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Meteorology
mpt14@psu.edu

David W. Titley

  • Professor of Practice, Department of Meteorology
  • Director, Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk
(814) 867-4750
dwt12@psu.edu

Johannes Verlinde

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Associate Head, Graduate Program in Meteorology
(814) 863-9711
jxv7@psu.edu

George S. Young

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Joint appointment with the GeoEnvironmental Engineering Program
(814) 863-4228
g3y@psu.edu

Fuqing Zhang

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Director, Center for Advanced Data Assimilation and Predictability Techniques
  • Joint Appointment with the Department of Statistics
  • E. Willard & Ruby S. Miller Faculty Fellow
(814) 865-0470
fzhang@psu.edu

Research and Teaching Faculty and Staff

Chad P. Bahrmann

  • Senior Research Assistant
(814) 865-9500
cpb11@psu.edu

Zachary R. Barkley

  • Research Assistant
(570) 905-7621
zrb5027@psu.edu

Martha Butler

  • Research Associate
mpb186@psu.edu

Aijun Deng

  • Research Associate/Member of the graduate faculty
(814) 863-8253
axd157@psu.edu

Sha Feng

  • Research Associate
(814) 863-8320
sfeng@psu.edu

Marisa A. Ferger

  • Lecturer
(814) 865-5873
mferger@psu.edu

Fred Gadomski

  • Senior Lecturer in Meteorology
  • Weather World Host, Feature Writer & Producer
(814) 863-4229
fxg1@psu.edu

Brian Gaudet

  • Research Associate
(814) 867-2110
bjg20@psu.edu

Maria Herrmann

  • Research Associate
(814) 867-6406
mxh367@psu.edu

Kyle A. Imhoff

  • Pennsylvania State Climatologist
(814) 865-8732
kai5024@psu.edu

Natasha L. Miles

  • Research Associate
(814) 880-8087
nmiles@met.psu.edu

David O. Miller

  • Research Associate
(814) 865-3241
dom101@psu.edu

Sonya K. Miller

  • Programmer/Analyst
(814) 865-4177
smiller@psu.edu

Alfred M. Moyle

  • Research Associate
(814) 863-4526
amm14@psu.edu

Sandip Pal

  • Research Associate
sup252@psu.edu

Charles F. Pavloski

  • Senior Research Associate
(814) 863-3094
chuckp@psu.edu

Arthur A. Person

  • Research Assistant
(814) 863-1563
aap1@psu.edu

Benjamin Reppert

  • Research Assistant
(814) 863-4229 (Weather Communications) (814) 867-2858 (Personal)
bjr5280@psu.edu

Scott J. Richardson

  • Senior Research Associate
(814) 863-1038
srichardson@psu.edu

Jacola Roman

  • Research Associate
(814) 867-1475
jzr80@psu.edu

William F. Ryan

  • Adjunct Research Assistant
(814) 865-9025
wfr1@psu.edu

Steve Seman

  • Lecturer
  • Assistant Director, Certificate of Achievement in Weather Forecasting program
  • Fellow, John A. Dutton e-Education Institute
(814) 863-7205
sas405@psu.edu

William J. Syrett

  • Senior Lecturer in Meteorology, New Student Orientation (NSO Adviser), Irvin Hall (E&MS Special Living Option) Adviser, Campus Weather Service and PSU Storm Chase Club Adviser
  • Manager, Joel N. Myers Weather Center
(814) 865-6172
syrett@meteo.psu.edu

Alexander Thames

  • Research Assistant
(610) 639-9374
ayt5134@psu.edu

Yonghui Weng

  • Research Associate
(814) 863-4722
yhweng@psu.edu

Robert F. Ziegler

  • Research Technologist
(814) 863-4526
ziegler@meteo.psu.edu

Administrative Staff

Karen Corl

  • Record Specialist 3
  • (Graduate Program Coordinator)
(814) 863-9500
kqc8@psu.edu

Jaclyn Gibboney

  • Enrollment Services Specialist 2
  • (Undergraduate Program Coordinator)
(814) 863-8565
jag545@psu.edu

Ginger Kowalchuk

  • Administrative Support Assistant 2
  • (Web Content, Corporate Recruiting, and Alumni Coordinator)
(814) 865-0478
ggk2@psu.edu

Lynn K. Persing

  • Administrative Support Coordinator 5
  • (Office Manager)
(814) 863-8568
persing@ems.psu.edu

Jennifer Renoe

  • Administrative Support Coordinator 4
  • Certified Research Administrator
(814) 863-7326
jrenoe@psu.edu

Abby L. Smith

  • Administrative Support Coordinator 3
  • (Travel and Purchasing Coordinator)
(814) 863-8566
azb1@psu.edu

Post Doctoral Scholars

Nikolay Balashov

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
(814) 863-5213
nvb5011@psu.edu

Moussa Gueye

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
(814) 470-5571
mug266@psu.edu

Holly L. Hamilton

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
hlh189@psu.edu

Valerian Jewtoukoff

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
vzj3@psu.edu

Erin B. Munsell

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
ebm5071@psu.edu

Brian Nathan

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
bjn5178@psu.edu

Israel Silber

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
ixs34@psu.edu

Dandan Tao

  • Post-Doctoral Scholar
(814) 954-2359
dvt5076@psu.edu

Sourav Taraphdar

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
spt5221@psu.edu

Xinxin Ye

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
xuy112@psu.edu

Graduate Students

Alexandra Anderson-Frey

  • PhD Candidate
(814) 777-5994
aka145@psu.edu

John Banghoff

  • M.S. Graduate Student
jxb645@psu.edu

Alexandra L. Brosius

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
avb5903@psu.edu

Robert Ceres

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
rlc299@psu.edu

Bicheng Chen

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
bzc157@psu.edu

Hans Chen

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
hans.chen@psu.edu

Yaosheng Chen

  • Research Assistant
  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
yxc255@psu.edu

Kenneth E. Christian

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-8752
kec5366@psu.edu

Joseph Clark

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
juc414@psu.edu

Michael Colbert

  • M.S. Graduate Student
  • Graduate Research Assistant
mrc5452@psu.edu

Lauren Deanes

  • M.S. Graduate Student
Lxd5122@psu.edu

Eli Dennis

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
  • Research Assistant
ejd5182@psu.edu

Liza Diaz

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-8752
lzd120@psu.edu

Edwin L. Dunnavan

  • M.S. Graduate Student
(603) 706-5907
eld172@psu.edu

Daniel Eipper

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
dte108@psu.edu

Hartzel Gillespie

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(434) 610-9328
hjg5116@psu.edu

Michael Goss

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
mag475@psu.edu

Marcus R. Hanson

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(612) 756-6490
mrh318@psu.edu

Yuting He

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 777-8967
yzh120@psu.edu

Alexis Hoffman

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-1036
alh402@psu.edu

Zhiyuan Jiang

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
zxj113@psu.edu

Jorge Giovanni Jimenez Sanchez

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
giovannijimenez2002@gmail.com

Branden T. Katona

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
bik5072@psu.edu

Alicia Klees

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
amk5375@psu.edu

Alex Kowaleski

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-8253
amk429@psu.edu

Hui-Wen Lai

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
hkl5110@psu.edu

Katia Lamer

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
kxl5431@psu.edu

Qian Li

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-1036
qvl5065@psu.edu

Wenjie Li

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
wul88@psu.edu

Alex Libardoni

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-1036
agl127@psu.edu

Scott Loeffler

  • M.S. Graduate Student
swl5295@psu.edu

Charlotte Martinkus

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
cxm89@psu.edu

Masashi Minamide

  • Ph.D. Candidate
mum373@psu.edu

Vanessa Caroline Monteiro

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
vvm5136@psu.edu

Zachary Moon

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
zlm1@psu.edu

Steven Michael Naegele

  • M.S. Graduate Student
svn5241@psu.edu

Caroline Normile

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
cpn107@psu.edu

Kelly Marie Nunez Ocasio

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
kmn18@psu.edu

Robert Nystrom

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
rzn5111@psu.edu

Yue Pan

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
yzp19@psu.edu

Mingyu Park

  • M.S. Graduate Student
mup65@psu.edu

Gwenore Pokrifka

  • M.S. Graduate Student
gfp5025@psu.edu

Andrew Polasky

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
adp29@psu.edu

Kristina Rolph

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
kar5469@psu.edu

Andrew Ross

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
acr5155@psu.edu

Jesus Ruiz-Plancarte

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
jzr201@psu.edu

Arkayan Samaddar

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 321-5779
aus372@psu.edu

Daniel Sarmiento

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
dps217@psu.edu

Seth Saslo

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
sfs153@psu.edu

Robert S. Schrom

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
rss5116@psu.edu

Scott Sieron

  • Ph. D. Student
sbs5130@psu.edu

George Alexander Sokolowsky

  • M.S. Graduate Student
gas5245@psu.edu

Livia Souza Freire Grion

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
liviafreire@psu.edu

Y. Qiang Sun

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 777-5985
yqsun@psu.edu

Sham Thanekar

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
smt5597@psu.edu

Andrew Thomas

  • M.S. Graduate Student
aqt5132@psu.edu

Dana M. Tobin

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
dmt5296@psu.edu

Chii-Yun (Judy) Tsai

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
cxt334@psu.edu

Amanda Walker

  • Masters Graduate Student
amw5772@psu.edu

Dandan Wei

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 321-6039
dzw153@psu.edu

Daniel Wesloh

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
dfw5129@psu.edu

Kai Wu

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 777-6982
kzw151@psu.edu

Katharine Wunsch

  • M.S. Graduate Student
kew29@psu.edu

Yue (Michael) Ying

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 753-0104
yxy159@psu.edu

Emeritus and Retired Faculty

Alfred K. Blackadar, (Deceased - January 17, 2015)

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology

Craig F. Bohren

  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
(814) 466-6264
cfb@psu.edu

John J. Cahir

  • Professor of Meteorology and
  • Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education, Emeritus
jjc2@psu.edu

Toby N. Carlson

  • Professor of Meteorology Emeritus
(814) 863-1582
tnc@psu.edu

Carl R. Chelius

  • Assistant Professor, Retired
crc1@psu.edu

John H. E. Clark

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
j6c@psu.edu

John Diercks

  • Retired Professor of Meteorology
jdw9@psu.edu

John A. Dutton

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
  • Dean Emeritus, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
(814) 865-1534
dutton@ems.psu.edu

William M. Frank

  • Professor Emeritus of Tropical Meteorology
(814) 865-0470
wmf3@psu.edu

Alistair B. Fraser

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology

J. Michael Fritsch

  • Distinguished Professor of Meteorology Emeritus
jmf6@psu.edu

Lee Grenci

  • Retired Senior Lecturer in Meteorology
(814) 865-0478
lxg17@psu.edu

Charles L. Hosler

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
  • Senior Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School Emeritus
(814) 863-8358
hosler@ems.psu.edu

Paul G. Knight

  • Retired
  • Senior Lecturer in Meteorology
  • Weather World Host, Feature Writer & Producer
  • Pennsylvania State Climatologist
pgk2@psu.edu

Dennis Lamb

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
(814) 883-0174
lno@psu.edu

Nelson L. Seaman

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1583
seaman@ems.psu.edu

Hampton N. Shirer

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
  • Associate Dean Emeritus for Education, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
hns@psu.edu

Dennis W. Thomson

  • Professor of Meteorology Emeritus
(814) 863-1585
thomson@ems.psu.edu

John C. Wyngaard

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
  • Joint appointment with the Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Joint appointment with the GeoEnvironmental Engineering Program
wyngaard@ems.psu.edu

Visiting Scholars

Su(Simon) Simon Liu

sxl506@psu.edu

Lei Zhu

luz30@psu.edu