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  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

Peter R. Bannon

  • Professor of Atmospheric Science
(814) 863-1309

William H. Brune

  • Distinguished Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-3286

Marcelo Chamecki

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-3920

Eugene E. Clothiaux

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-2915

Kenneth J. Davis

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-8601

Anthony C. Didlake Jr.

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-4636

Jenni L. Evans

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-3240

Steven B. Feldstein

  • Senior Scientist, EMS & Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-7042

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

Jose D. Fuentes

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1585

Fred Gadomski

  • Senior Lecturer in Meteorology
  • Weather World Host, Feature Writer & Producer
(814) 863-4229

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

John Harlim

  • Associate Professor of Mathematics and Meteorology
(814) 863-9024

Jerry Y. Harrington

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1584

Sue Ellen Haupt

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

Scott A. Isard, Dr.

  • Professor of Aerobiology
  • Departments of Plant Pathology and Meteorology
(814) 863-7065

Gregory S. Jenkins

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-0479

Tim Kane

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

James Kasting

  • Evan Pugh Professor
  • Department of Geosciences and Meteorology
(814) 865-3207

Andrew N. Kleit

  • Professor of Energy and Environmental Economics
  • MICASU Faculty Fellow in Energy, Environmental and Mineral Economics
(814) 865-0711

Matthew R. Kumjian

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1581

Sukyoung Lee

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1587

Michael E. Mann

  • Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science
  • Joint Appointment with the Department of Geosciences
  • Director, Earth System Science Center
(814) 863-4075

Paul Markowski

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-9736

Raymond G. Najjar, Jr.

  • Professor of Oceanography
  • Joint Appointment with the Department of Geosciences
(814) 863-1586

Jon M. Nese

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

Yvette Richardson

  • Associate Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-0791

Hampton N. Shirer

  • Associate Professor of Meteorology
  • Associate Dean for Education EMS
(814) 863-1992

David R. Stauffer

  • Senior Scientist
  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-3932

David J. Stensrud

  • Department Head and Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-7714

Anne M. Thompson

  • Adjunct Professor of Meteorology

Martin Tingley

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Meteorology

David W. Titley

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

Johannes Verlinde

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Associate Head, Graduate Program in Meteorology
(814) 863-9711

George S. Young

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Joint appointment with the GeoEnvironmental Engineering Program
(814) 863-4228

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

Research and Teaching Faculty and Staff

Chad P. Bahrmann

  • Senior Research Assistant
(814) 865-9500

Martha Butler

  • Research Associate

Aijun Deng

  • Research Associate/Member of the graduate faculty
(814) 863-8253

Sha Feng

  • Research Associate

Marisa A. Ferger

  • Lecturer
(814) 865-5873

Brian Gaudet

  • Research Associate
(814) 867-2110

Maria Herrmann

  • Research Associate
(814) 867-6406

Amy K. Huff

  • Research Associate
  • Member of the Graduate Faculty
(814) 865-2951

Kyle A. Imhoff

  • Pennsylvania State Climatologist
(814) 865-8732

Thomas Lauvaux

  • Sr. Research Associate

Douglas Martins

  • Research Associate
(814) 867-4264

Natasha L. Miles

  • Research Associate
(814) 880-8087

David O. Miller

  • Research Associate
(814) 865-3241

Sonya K. Miller

  • Programmer/Analyst
(814) 865-4177

Alfred M. Moyle

  • Research Associate
(814) 863-4526

Sandip Pal

  • Research Associate

Charles F. Pavloski

  • Senior Research Associate
(814) 863-3094

Arthur A. Person

  • Research Assistant
(814) 863-1563

Benjamin Reppert

  • Research Assistant
(814) 863-4229

Scott J. Richardson

  • Senior Research Associate
(814) 863-1038

William F. Ryan

  • Adjunct Research Assistant
(814) 865-9025

Steve Seman

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

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

Alexander Thames

  • Research Assistant
(610) 639-9374

Yonghui Weng

  • Research Associate
(814) 863-4722

Robert F. Ziegler

  • Research Technologist
(814) 863-4526

Administrative Staff

Karen Corl

  • Record Specialist 3
  • (Graduate Program Coordinator)
(814) 863-9500

Jaclyn Gibboney

  • Enrollment Services Specialist 2
(814) 863-8565

Jennifer Gilbert

  • Administrative Support Coordinator 4
  • Certified Research Administrator
(814) 863-7326

Ginger Kowalchuk

  • Administrative Support Assistant 2
  • (Web Content, Corporate Recruiting, and Alumni Coordinator)
(814) 865-0478

Lynn K. Persing

  • Administrative Support Coordinator 5
  • (Office Manager)
(814) 863-8568

Abby L. Smith

  • Administrative Support Coordinator 3
  • (Travel and Purchasing Coordinator)
(814) 863-8566

Post Doctoral Scholars

Tobias Gerken

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
(814) 863-1036

Brian Nathan

  • Post Doctoral Scholar

Dandan Tao

  • Post-Doctoral Scholar
(814) 954-2359

Sourav Taraphdar

  • Post Doctoral Scholar

Xinxin Ye

  • Post Doctoral Scholar

Graduate Students

Alexandra Anderson-Frey

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 865-0177

Cory Baggett

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Bianca Baier

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-8752

Nikolai Balashov

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-5213

Zachary R. Barkley

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(570) 905-7621

Alexandra L. Brosius

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Robert Ceres

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Bicheng Chen

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Hans Chen

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Yaosheng Chen

  • Research Assistant
  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Kenneth E. Christian

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-8752

Michael Colbert

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
  • Graduate Research Assistant

Ryan Creedon

  • M.S. Graduate Student
  • Research Assistant
  • President of Chi Epsilon Pi

Eli Dennis

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
  • Research Assistant

Liza Diaz

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-8752

Edwin L. Dunnavan

  • M.S. Graduate Student
(603) 706-5907

Daniel Eipper

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Kyle A. Elliott

  • M.S. Graduate Student
(717) 887-4013

Hartzel Gillespie

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(434) 610-9328

Michael Goss

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Hannah S. Halliday

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-5213

Holly L. Hamilton

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-1036

Glen S. Hanson

  • M.S. Graduate Student
(423) 534-6080

Marcus R. Hanson

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(563) 419-6722

Yuting He

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 777-8967

Alexis Hoffman

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-1036

Anders Jensen

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 867-4177

Zhiyuan Jiang

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Jorge Giovanni Jimenez Sanchez

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Branden T. Katona

  • M.S. Graduate Student

Alicia Klees

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Alex Kowaleski

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-8253

Hui-Wen Lai

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Katia Lamer

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Qian Li

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-1036

Alex Libardoni

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-1036

Scott Loeffler

  • M.S. Graduate Student

Tyler McCandless

  • Ph.D. Candidate

Christopher Melhauser

  • Ph.D Candidate

Masashi Minamide

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Vanessa Caroline Monteiro

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Erin B. Munsell

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Steven Michael Naegele

  • M.S. Graduate Student

Caroline Normile

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Robert Nystrom

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Andra J. Reed

  • Ph.D. Candidate

Kristina Rolph

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Andrew Ross

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Jesus Ruiz-Plancarte

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Arkayan Samaddar

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 321-5779

Daniel Sarmiento

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Seth Saslo

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Robert S. Schrom

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Takafumi Seguchi

  • M.S. Graduate Student

Lauren Seidensticker

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
  • Graduate Research Assistant

Scott Sieron

  • M.S. Graduate Student

George Alexander Sokolowsky

  • M.S. Graduate Student

Livia Souza Freire Grion

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Ryan M. Stauffer

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Astrid Suarez

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Y. Qiang Sun

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 777-5985

Sham Thanekar

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Andrew Thomas

  • M.S. Graduate Student

Dana M. Tobin

  • M.S. Graduate Student

Chii-Yun (Judy) Tsai

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Amanda Walker

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Casey Webster

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Dandan Wei

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 321-6039

Daniel Wesloh

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

Kai Wu

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 777-6982

Yue (Michael) Ying

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 753-0104

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

John J. Cahir

  • Professor of Meteorology and
  • Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education, Emeritus

Toby N. Carlson

  • Professor of Meteorology Emeritus
(814) 863-1582

Carl R. Chelius

  • Assistant Professor, Retired

John H. E. Clark

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Meteorology

John Diercks

  • Retired Professor of Meteorology

John A. Dutton

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
  • Dean Emeritus, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
(814) 865-1534

William M. Frank

  • Professor Emeritus of Tropical Meteorology
(814) 865-0470

Alistair B. Fraser

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology

J. Michael Fritsch

  • Distinguished Professor of Meteorology Emeritus

Lee Grenci

  • Retired Senior Lecturer in Meteorology
(814) 865-0478

Charles L. Hosler

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
  • Senior Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School Emeritus
(814) 863-8358

Paul G. Knight

  • Retired
  • Senior Lecturer in Meteorology
  • Weather World Host, Feature Writer & Producer
  • Pennsylvania State Climatologist

Dennis Lamb

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
(814) 883-0174

Nelson L. Seaman

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1583

Dennis W. Thomson

  • Professor of Meteorology Emeritus
(814) 863-1585

John C. Wyngaard

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
  • Joint appointment with the Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Joint appointment with the GeoEnvironmental Engineering Program