CIMMS at NSSL: Pengfei Zhang

Pengfei Zhang, Research Scientist (CIMMS/NSSL) Background: Ph.D. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, 1997 M.S. Atmospheric Physics, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1987 B.S. Atmospheric Physics, Peking University, P.R. China, 1984 Experience: Originally from China, Pengfei Zhang earned his bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Atmospheric Physics in his native country. Upon completion of his […]

NWA Graduate Poster Award Winners

Along with the Larry R. Johnson Special Award given to the Hazardous Weather Testbed team, CIMMS scientists also received recognition for their poster presentations at the National Weather Association’s Annual Meeting, held October 17th-22nd in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. CIMMS’ Race Clark and Galateia Terti won 1st and 2nd place, respectively, in the graduate student poster […]

CIMMS at NSSL: David Schvartzman

David Schvartzman, Radar Research Associate (CIMMS/NSSL) Background: M.S. Radar Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 2015 B.S. Electronics Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, 2011 Experience: As an engineering student in Paraguay, David connected with NSSL/CIMMS’ Sebastian Torres, who would become an invaluable mentor and advisor. Through this partnership, David was encouraged to make the move to Oklahoma, […]

CIMMS at NSSL: Patrick Skinner

Patrick Skinner, NRC Postdoctoral Research Associate (CIMMS/NSSL) Background: Ph.D., Wind Science and Engineering, Texas Tech, 2014 M.S. Atmospheric Sciences, Texas Tech, 2009 B.S. Earth Sciences – Meteorology, U. of Northern Colorado, 2003 Experience: Patrick had an interesting journey to becoming a meteorologist, which included a few stints at Dominos pizza! From those experiences, he learned […]

CIMMS at NSSL: David Warde

David Warde, Scientist/Researcher (CIMMS/NSSL) Background: B.S., Dual Major: Management Computer Information Systems/Computer Science, Park University, 2003 A.S., Electronic/Instrument, Regents College, 1997 Experience: Originally from Nebraska, David served in the United States Navy as Senior Chief Petty Officer Aviation Electronics Technician/Aircrewman. From 2003 to 2008, he worked as Radar Systems Engineer support contractor for the WSR-88D […]

Hazardous Weather Testbed Earns NWA Award

The team that contributes to the Hazardous Weather Testbed was selected to receive the Larry R. Johnson Special Award at the 40th Annual Meeting of the National Weather Association on October 21, 2015. This prestigious award is given to an individual or group that has made significant contributions to the field of operational meteorology. NOAA’s […]

CIMMS Director Position Announcement

The University of Oklahoma invites nominations and applications for a dynamic, visionary leader to serve as Director of the highly successful Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) … View the PDF announcement for details CIMMS 2015 Director Position

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