People

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

Faculty

David M. Babb

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

William Bristow

  • Professor of Atmospheric Science
wab5217@psu.edu

William H. Brune

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

Xingchao (XC) Chen

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology
xzc55@psu.edu

Eugene E. Clothiaux

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

Kenneth J. Davis

  • Professor of Atmospheric and Climate Science
(814) 863-8601
kjd10@psu.edu

Anthony C. Didlake Jr.

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

Jenni L. Evans

  • Director, Institute for Computational and Data Sciences, phone: +1 (814) 867-6075
  • Professor of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, phone +1 (814) 865-3240
  • Website: https://icds.psu.edu/director
Jenni.Evans@psu.edu

Steven B. Feldstein

  • Research Professor
(814) 865-7042
sbf1@psu.edu

Chris E. Forest

  • Professor of Climate Dynamics
  • Earth and Environmental Systems Institute Associate
  • Director, Penn State Center for Earth System Modeling, Analysis, and Data (ESMAD)
  • 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

Melissa Gervais

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
  • Faculty fellow of the Institute for Computational and Data Sciences (ICDS)
  • Adjunct Associate Research Scientist Lamont Doherty Earth Institute (LDEO)
(814) 863-3920
mmg62@psu.edu

Steven Greybush

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

John Harlim

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

Jerry Y. Harrington

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

Gregory S. Jenkins

  • Professor of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Geography, and African Studies.
(814) 865-0479
gsj1@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

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

Sukyoung Lee

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • John T. Ryan, Jr. Faculty Fellow in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
(814) 863-1587
sxl31@psu.edu

Laifang Li

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
  • Earth and Environmental Systems Institute Associate
  • Faculty fellow of the Institute for Computational and Data Sciences
(814) 867-4750
lfl5240@psu.edu

Kelly Lombardo

  • Associate Professor of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
(814) 863-0791
lombardo@psu.edu

Michael E. Mann

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

Paul Markowski

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Associate Head, Graduate Program in Meteorology
(814) 865-9736
pmarkowski@psu.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
  • Teaching Professor in Meteorology
  • Weather World Host, Feature Writer & Producer
(814) 863-4076
j2n@psu.edu

Ying Pan

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
(814) 865-8077
yyp5033@psu.edu

Yvette Richardson

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, College of EMS
(814) 863-1992
yrichardson@psu.edu

David J. Stensrud

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

Johannes Verlinde

  • Professor of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
(814) 863-9711
jxv7@psu.edu

George S. Young

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-4228
g3y@psu.edu

Colin Zarzycki

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology and Climate Dynamics
(814) 863-6888
czarzycki@psu.edu

Research and Teaching Faculty and Staff

Chad Paul Bahrmann

  • Assistant Research Professor
  • Director of Meteorology Computing
(814) 865-9500
cpb11@psu.edu

Zachary R. Barkley

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

Kevin Bowley

  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Member of the Graduate Faculty
(814) 863-8253
kbowley@psu.edu

Daniel J. Brouillette

  • Researcher
(814) 865-4177
dub206@psu.edu

Zhifang Chen

  • ADAPT Center Assistant
zuc210@psu.edu

Yuyan Cui

  • Assistant Research Professor
yqc5573@psu.edu

Sha Feng

  • Assistant Research Professor
  • Member of the Graduate Faculty
  • Mentor of the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in Climate Science
(814) 863-8320
sfeng@psu.edu

Marisa A. Ferger

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

Maria Herrmann

  • Assistant Research Professor
mxh367@psu.edu

Kyle A. Imhoff

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

Yinghui Lu

  • Assistant Research Professor
(814) 865-1678
yxl232@psu.edu

Rob Lydick

  • On-Air Meteorologist
  • Researcher
(814) 863-4229
rob.lydick@psu.edu

Natasha L. Miles

  • Associate Research Professor
  • Member of Graduate Faculty
(814) 880-8087
nmiles@psu.edu

David O. Miller

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

Vanessa Monteiro

  • Researcher
(814) 441-6395
vvm5136@psu.edu

Al Moyle

  • Assistant Research Professor
amm14@psu.edu

Arthur A. Person

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

Scott J. Richardson

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

James H. Ruppert, Jr.

  • Assistant Research Professor
james.ruppert@psu.edu

William F. Ryan

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

Steve Seman

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

Israel Silber

  • Assistant Research Professor
ixs34@psu.edu

William J. Syrett

  • Associate Teaching Professor 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

Pengfei Zhang

  • Assistant Research Professor
pfz5053@psu.edu

Yunji Zhang

  • Assistant Research Professor
  • Assistant Director, Penn State Center for Advanced Data Assimilation and Predictability Techniques
yuz31@psu.edu

Robert F. Ziegler

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

Affiliate and Courtesy Faculty

Guido Cervone

  • Associate Director of the Institute for CyberScience
  • Associate Professor of Geography (Geoinformatics)
  • Courtesy Faculty Appointment with the Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
(814) 863-0179
cervone@psu.edu

Miriam A. Freedman

  • Associate Professor of Chemistry
  • Courtesy Faculty Appointment with the Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
(814) 867-4267
maf43@psu.edu

Brian J. Gaudet

  • Affiliate Assistant Research Professor
bjg20@psu.edu

Sue Ellen Haupt

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

Amy K. Huff

  • Affiliate Assistant Research Professor of Meteorology
akh157@psu.edu

Scott A. Isard, Dr.

  • Professor of Aerobiology
  • Departments of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology and Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences
(814) 865-6290
sai10@psu.edu

Tim Kane

  • Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Courtesy Faculty Appointment with the Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
  • Senior Research Scientist, Applied Research Laboratory
(814) 863-8727
tjk7@psu.edu

Thomas Lauvaux

  • Research Scientist - Make Our Planet Great Again fellow
  • Academic Affiliate
thomas.lauvaux@lsce.ipsl.fr

Tyler McCandless

  • Machine Learning Scientist, NCAR Research Applications Laboratory
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor of Meteorology
(303) 497-8448
mccandle@ucar.edu

Hugh Morrison

  • Affiliate Assistant Professor of Meteorology
morrison@ucar.edu

Robert Nicholas

  • Assistant Director, Earth & Environmental Systems Institute (EESI)
  • Associate Research Professor, Department of Meteorology & Atmospheric Science
(814) 865-4484
ren10@psu.edu

Anne M. Thompson

  • Affiliate Professor of Meteorology

David W. Titley

  • Affiliate Professor, Department of Meteorology
  • Affiliate Professor, School of International Affairs
(814) 867-4750
dwt12@psu.edu

Post Doctoral Scholars

Jill Arriola

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
jva5648@psu.edu

Robert Ceres

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
rlc299@psu.edu

Ruixue Lei

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
rxl5385@psu.edu

Alexander Lopez

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
axl5758@psu.edu

Atsushi Okazaki

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
apo5222@psu.edu

Yan Wang

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
yxw5582@psu.edu

Fan Wu

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
fvw5116@psu.edu

Alex (Li) Zhang

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
lxz5116@psu.edu

Administrative Staff

Karen Corl

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

Amber DeCosmo

  • Enrollment Services Specialist 2
  • (Undergraduate Program Coordinator)
(814) 863-8565
ale11@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

Christy Wellar

  • Financial Coordinator 3
  • Travel and Purchasing Coordinator
(814) 863-8566
clw461@psu.edu

Graduate Students

Nicholas Barron

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
nrb171@psu.edu

Elissa A. Bartos

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
eas558@psu.edu

Alexandra L. Brosius

  • Student researcher in the Virtual Planetary Laboratory at NASA Goddard
avb5903@psu.edu

Lily Campbell

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
ljc42@psu.edu

Man-Yau ("Joseph") Chan

  • Ph.D Candidate
mxc98@psu.edu

Joseph Clark

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

Abhisek Das

  • Ph.D Graduate Student
apd5662@psu.edu

Keenan Eure

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
kce115@psu.edu

Da Fan

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
dxf424@psu.edu

Yifei Fan

  • Ph.D. Gradate Student
ybf5107@psu.edu

Adisen Fenrich

  • M.S. Graduate Student
amf6578@psu.edu

Hartzel Gillespie

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

Michelle Gore

  • Ph.D Graduate Student
mjg6459@psu.edu

Skyler Graap

  • M.S. Graduate Student
sag5649@psu.edu

Qinxue Gu

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
qzg18@psu.edu

Christopher Hartman

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
cxh416@psu.edu

Jena Jenkins

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
jzj76@psu.edu

Helen Kenion

  • M.S. Graduate Student
hck5061@psu.edu

Dong Wan (Lewis) Kim

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
dxk582@psu.edu

Chelsey Laurencin

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
cnl18@psu.edu

Luke Lebel

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
ljl5305@psu.edu

Stephanie Lin, sql5934

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
stephlin0117@gmail.com

Yuzhu Lin

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
yxl5930@psu.edu

Scott Loeffler

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
swl5295@psu.edu

Marley Majetic

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
mem6391@psu.edu

Ryan McMichael

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
rpm5826@psu.edu

Allen Mewhinney

  • M.S. Graduate Student
ajm6890@psu.edu

Colton Milcarek

  • M.S. Graduate Student
(804) 591-6606
cjm6359@psu.edu

Zachary Moon

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

Maria Morales-Caez

  • M.S. Graduate Student
mum1904@psu.edu

Shawn Murdzek

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
sfm5282@psu.edu

Samantha Murphy

  • M.S. Graduate Student
smm8236@psu.edu

Paul Mykolajtchuk

  • M.S. Graduate Student
pum165@psu.edu

Steven Michael Naegele

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(303) 497-2802
svn5241@psu.edu

Kyle M. Nardi

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
kmn182@psu.edu

Kelly Marie Nunez Ocasio

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

Yue Pan

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

Mingyu Park

  • Ph.D. Candidate
mup65@psu.edu

Chin-Hsuan Peng

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
cpp5406@psu.edu

Abigail Pettett

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
arp5873@psu.edu

Gwenore Pokrifka

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
gfp5025@psu.edu

Andrew Polasky

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

Noah Polek-Davis

  • M.S. Graduate Student
ntp5125@psu.edu

Karly Jackson Reimel

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
kjr50@psu.edu

Bruno Rojas

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
bsr5234@psu.edu

Kristina Alixis Rolph

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

Arkayan Samaddar

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 699-1941
arkayan@psu.edu

Vikrant Sapkota

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
vqs5271@psu.edu

Seth Saslo

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

Jon Seibert

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
jjs5895@psu.edu

Jacob Sorber

  • M.S. Graduate Student
jds5888@psu.edu

Samantha Staskiewicz

  • M.S. Graduate Student
sms1219@psu.edu

Dylan Steinkruger

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
dus925@psu.edu

Justin Palmer Stow

  • M.S. Graduate Student
jps6203@psu.edu

Katriella Tenembaum

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
klt5533@psu.edu

Sham Thanekar

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

Dana M. Tobin

  • Ph.D. Student
dmt5296@psu.edu

Jonathan Unger

  • M.S. Graduate Student
jdu5026@psu.edu

Aaron Wang

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
auw317@psu.edu

Garett R.T Warner

  • Ph.D Graduate Student
grw5056@psu.edu

Daniel Wesloh

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

Malcolm Wilson

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
mtw5270@psu.edu

Sam Wray

  • M.S. Graduate Student
scw5344@psu.edu

Fan Wu

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
ffw5051@psu.edu

Sarah Wugofski

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
sjw5417@psu.edu

Zhu (Judy) Yao

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
zuy121@psu.edu

Aara'L Yarber

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
auy57@psu.edu

Emeritus and Retired Faculty

Peter R. Bannon

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

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

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology

Craig F. Bohren

  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
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
dutton@ems.psu.edu

William M. Frank

  • Professor Emeritus of Tropical Meteorology
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
lxg17@psu.edu

Charles L. Hosler

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
  • Senior Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School Emeritus
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
lno@psu.edu

Nelson L. Seaman

  • Professor of Meteorology
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

David R. Stauffer

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

Dennis W. Thomson

  • Professor of Meteorology Emeritus
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