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Faculty

David M. Babb

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

Peter R. Bannon

  • Professor of Atmospheric Science
(814) 863-1309
bannon [ AT ] ems [ DOT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

William H. Brune

  • Distinguished Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-3286
whb2 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Marcelo Chamecki

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Meteorology
chamecki [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Eugene E. Clothiaux

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-2915
eec3 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Kenneth J. Davis

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-8601
kjd10 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Anthony C. Didlake Jr.

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-4636
didlake [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Jenni L. Evans

  • Interim Director, Institute for CyberScience
  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-3240
Jenni [ DOT ] Evans [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Steven B. Feldstein

  • Senior Scientist, EMS & Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-7042
sbf1 [ AT ] meteo [ DOT ] psu [ DOT ] 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 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Jose D. Fuentes

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1585
jdfuentes [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Fred Gadomski

  • Senior Lecturer in Meteorology
  • Weather World Host, Feature Writer & Producer
(814) 863-4229
fxg1 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] 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 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

John Harlim

  • Associate Professor of Mathematics and Meteorology
(814) 863-9024
jharlim [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Jerry Y. Harrington

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1584
jyh10 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Sue Ellen Haupt

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

Scott A. Isard, Dr.

  • Professor of Aerobiology
  • Departments of Plant Pathology and Meteorology
(814) 863-7065
sai10 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Gregory S. Jenkins

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-0479
gsj1 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Tim Kane

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

James Kasting

  • Evan Pugh Professor
  • Department of Geosciences and Meteorology
(814) 865-3207
jfk4 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Andrew N. Kleit

  • Professor of Energy and Environmental Economics
  • MICASU Faculty Fellow in Energy, Environmental and Mineral Economics
(814) 865-0711
ank1 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Matthew R. Kumjian

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1581
kumjian [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Sukyoung Lee

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1587
sl [ AT ] meteo [ DOT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Michael E. Mann

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

Paul Markowski

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-9736
pmarkowski [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Raymond G. Najjar, Jr.

  • Professor of Oceanography
  • Joint Appointment with the Department of Geosciences
(814) 863-1586
rgn1 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Jon M. Nese

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

Yvette Richardson

  • Associate Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-0791
yrichardson [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Hampton N. Shirer

  • Associate Professor of Meteorology
  • Associate Dean for Education EMS
(814) 863-1992
hns [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

David R. Stauffer

  • Senior Scientist
  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-3932
drs8 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

David J. Stensrud

  • Department Head and Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-7714
david [ DOT ] stensrud [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Anne M. Thompson

  • Adjunct Professor of Meteorology

Martin Tingley

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Meteorology
mpt14 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

David W. Titley

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

Johannes Verlinde

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Associate Head, Graduate Program in Meteorology
(814) 863-9711
jxv7 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

George S. Young

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Joint appointment with the GeoEnvironmental Engineering Program
(814) 863-4228
g3y [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] 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 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Research and Teaching Faculty and Staff

Chad P. Bahrmann

  • Senior Research Assistant
(814) 865-9500
cpb11 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Martha Butler

  • Research Associate
mpb186 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Aijun Deng

  • Research Associate/Member of the graduate faculty
(814) 863-8253
axd157 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Sha Feng

  • Research Associate
(814) 863-8320
sfeng [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Marisa A. Ferger

  • Lecturer
(814) 865-5873
mferger [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Brian Gaudet

  • Research Associate
(814) 867-2110
bjg20 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Maria Herrmann

  • Research Associate
(814) 867-6406
mxh367 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Amy K. Huff

  • Research Associate
  • Member of the Graduate Faculty
(814) 865-2951
akh157 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Kyle A. Imhoff

  • Pennsylvania State Climatologist
(814) 865-8732
kai5024 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Thomas Lauvaux

  • Senior Research Associate
  • Member of the Graduate Faculty
tul5 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Natasha L. Miles

  • Research Associate
(814) 880-8087
nmiles [ AT ] met [ DOT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

David O. Miller

  • Research Associate
(814) 865-3241
dom101 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Sonya K. Miller

  • Programmer/Analyst
(814) 865-4177
smiller [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Alfred M. Moyle

  • Research Associate
(814) 863-4526
amm14 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Sandip Pal

  • Research Associate
sup252 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Charles F. Pavloski

  • Senior Research Associate
(814) 863-3094
chuckp [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Arthur A. Person

  • Research Assistant
(814) 863-1563
aap1 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Benjamin Reppert

  • Research Assistant
(814) 863-4229 (Weather Communications) (814) 867-2858 (Personal)
bjr5280 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Scott J. Richardson

  • Senior Research Associate
(814) 863-1038
srichardson [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Jacola Roman

  • Research Associate
(814) 867-1475
jzr80 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

William F. Ryan

  • Adjunct Research Assistant
(814) 865-9025
wfr1 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Steve Seman

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

Alexander Thames

  • Research Assistant
(610) 639-9374
ayt5134 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Yonghui Weng

  • Research Associate
(814) 863-4722
yhweng [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Robert F. Ziegler

  • Research Technologist
(814) 863-4526
ziegler [ AT ] meteo [ DOT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Administrative Staff

Karen Corl

  • Record Specialist 3
  • (Graduate Program Coordinator)
(814) 863-9500
kqc8 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Jaclyn Gibboney

  • Enrollment Services Specialist 2
  • (Undergraduate Program Coordinator)
(814) 863-8565
jag545 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Ginger Kowalchuk

  • Administrative Support Assistant 2
  • (Web Content, Corporate Recruiting, and Alumni Coordinator)
(814) 865-0478
ggk2 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Lynn K. Persing

  • Administrative Support Coordinator 5
  • (Office Manager)
(814) 863-8568
persing [ AT ] ems [ DOT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Jennifer Renoe

  • Administrative Support Coordinator 4
  • Certified Research Administrator
(814) 863-7326
jrenoe [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Abby L. Smith

  • Administrative Support Coordinator 3
  • (Travel and Purchasing Coordinator)
(814) 863-8566
azb1 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Post Doctoral Scholars

Tobias Gerken

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
tobias [ DOT ] gerken [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Moussa Gueye

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
mug266 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Holly L. Hamilton

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
(814) 863-1036
hlh189 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Valerian Jewtoukoff

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
vzj3 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Brian Nathan

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
bjn5178 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Israel Silbur

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
ixs34 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Dandan Tao

  • Post-Doctoral Scholar
(814) 954-2359
dvt5076 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Sourav Taraphdar

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
spt5221 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Xinxin Ye

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
xuy112 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Graduate Students

Alexandra Anderson-Frey

  • PhD Candidate
(814) 777-5994
aka145 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Cory Baggett

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
cfb128 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Bianca Baier

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-8752
bcb5065 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Nikolai Balashov

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-5213
nvb5011 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Zachary R. Barkley

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(570) 905-7621
zrb5027 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Alexandra L. Brosius

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
avb5903 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Robert Ceres

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
rlc299 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Bicheng Chen

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
bzc157 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Hans Chen

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
hans [ DOT ] chen [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Yaosheng Chen

  • Research Assistant
  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
yxc255 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Kenneth E. Christian

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-8752
kec5366 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Michael Colbert

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
  • Graduate Research Assistant
mrc5452 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Ryan Creedon

  • M.S. Graduate Student
  • Research Assistant
  • President of Chi Epsilon Pi
rpc5130 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Eli Dennis

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
  • Research Assistant
ejd5182 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Liza Diaz

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-8752
lzd120 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Edwin L. Dunnavan

  • M.S. Graduate Student
(603) 706-5907
eld172 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Daniel Eipper

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
dte108 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Kyle A. Elliott

  • M.S. Graduate Student
(717) 887-4013
kae5148 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Hartzel Gillespie

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(434) 610-9328
hjg5116 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Michael Goss

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
mag475 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Hannah S. Halliday

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-5213
hsh5031 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Holly L. Hamilton

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
(814) 863-1036
hlh189 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Glen S. Hanson

  • M.S. Graduate Student
(423) 534-6080
gsh141 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Marcus R. Hanson

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(563) 419-6722
mrh318 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Yuting He

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 777-8967
yzh120 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Alexis Hoffman

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-1036
alh402 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Zhiyuan Jiang

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
zxj113 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Jorge Giovanni Jimenez Sanchez

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
jgj118 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Branden T. Katona

  • M.S. Graduate Student
bik5072 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Alicia Klees

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
amk5375 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Alex Kowaleski

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-8253
amk429 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Hui-Wen Lai

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
hkl5110 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Katia Lamer

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
kxl5431 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Qian Li

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-1036
qvl5065 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Alex Libardoni

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 863-1036
agl127 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Scott Loeffler

  • M.S. Graduate Student
swl5295 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Tyler McCandless

  • Ph.D. Candidate
tcm5026 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Masashi Minamide

  • Ph.D. Graduate Candidate
mum373 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Vanessa Caroline Monteiro

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
vvm5136 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Erin B. Munsell

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
ebm5071 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Steven Michael Naegele

  • M.S. Graduate Student
svn5241 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Caroline Normile

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
cpn107 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Robert Nystrom

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
rzn5111 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Andra J. Reed

  • Ph.D. Candidate
axr5145 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Kristina Rolph

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
kar5469 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Andrew Ross

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
acr5155 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Jesus Ruiz-Plancarte

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
jzr201 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Arkayan Samaddar

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 321-5779
aus372 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Daniel Sarmiento

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
dps217 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Seth Saslo

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
sfs153 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Robert S. Schrom

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
rss5116 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Takafumi Seguchi

  • M.S. Graduate Student
TUS224 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Scott Sieron

  • M.S. Graduate Student
sbs5130 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

George Alexander Sokolowsky

  • M.S. Graduate Student
gas5245 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Livia Souza Freire Grion

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
liviafreire [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Ryan M. Stauffer

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
rms5539 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Y. Qiang Sun

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 777-5985
yqsun [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Sham Thanekar

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
smt5597 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Andrew Thomas

  • M.S. Graduate Student
aqt5132 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Dana M. Tobin

  • M.S. Graduate Student
dmt5296 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Chii-Yun (Judy) Tsai

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
cxt334 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Amanda Walker

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
amw5772 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Casey Webster

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
ccw5079 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Dandan Wei

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 321-6039
dzw153 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Daniel Wesloh

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
dfw5129 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Kai Wu

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 777-6982
kzw151 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Yue (Michael) Ying

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
(814) 753-0104
yxy159 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] 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 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

John J. Cahir

  • Professor of Meteorology and
  • Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education, Emeritus
jjc2 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Toby N. Carlson

  • Professor of Meteorology Emeritus
(814) 863-1582
tnc [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Carl R. Chelius

  • Assistant Professor, Retired
crc1 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

John H. E. Clark

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
j6c [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

John Diercks

  • Retired Professor of Meteorology
jdw9 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

John A. Dutton

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
  • Dean Emeritus, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
(814) 865-1534
dutton [ AT ] ems [ DOT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

William M. Frank

  • Professor Emeritus of Tropical Meteorology
(814) 865-0470
wmf3 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Alistair B. Fraser

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology

J. Michael Fritsch

  • Distinguished Professor of Meteorology Emeritus
jmf6 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Lee Grenci

  • Retired Senior Lecturer in Meteorology
(814) 865-0478
lxg17 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Charles L. Hosler

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

Paul G. Knight

  • Retired
  • Senior Lecturer in Meteorology
  • Weather World Host, Feature Writer & Producer
  • Pennsylvania State Climatologist
pgk2 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Dennis Lamb

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
(814) 883-0174
lno [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Nelson L. Seaman

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 863-1583
seaman [ AT ] ems [ DOT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Dennis W. Thomson

  • Professor of Meteorology Emeritus
(814) 863-1585
thomson [ AT ] ems [ DOT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

John C. Wyngaard

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
  • Joint appointment with the Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Joint appointment with the GeoEnvironmental Engineering Program
wyngaard [ AT ] ems [ DOT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Visiting Scholars

Su(Simon) Simon Liu

sxl506 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu

Lei Zhu

luz30 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu