mPING awarded for help in operational meteorology

The National Weather Association recently awarded the  mPING  development team for help the application has provided in meteorology. The Meteorological Phenomena Identification Near the Ground – or mPING – team was awarded the Larry R. Johnson Special Award for significantly contributing to operational meteorology. “For creating the mPING applications which improved forecast operations by significantly increasing […]

Researcher receives award at NWA annual meeting

A University of Oklahoma Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies researcher was recognized Wednesday at the National Weather Association Annual Meeting during the awards banquet. Stephen Corfidi was recognized with the Special Lifetime Achievement Award for his, “commitment to public service, unmatched record of operational meteorology research, advancement of convective forecasting through research, mentoring and […]

Student places in 17th AMS Mesoscale Conference

University of Oklahoma Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies Graduate Research Assistant Hristo Chipilski won an award at the 17th annual American Meteorological Society Mesoscale Conference this summer. Chipilski won second for Oral Presentation on, “Impact of PECAN IOP data on the forecast skill of bores and bore-induced convection.” The presentation focused on the Plains […]

AMS announces fellows

The University of Oklahoma Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies is proud to announce the American Meteorological Society named an OU CIMMS senior research scientist during a recent release of awards. Alexander Ryzhkov was one of more than 30 individuals recognized by AMS during a recent announcement of 2018 award winners and fellows. Ryzhkov was […]

Researcher recognized by Association for Talent Development

A CIMMS researcher is being recognized by the Association for Talent Development’s One to Watch program. Megan Taylor, a CIMMS research associate, was recognized by the program and featured by their staff in June. Taylor works with the National Weather Service Training Center in Kansas City, Missouri. This is the second recognition for Taylor this year. She was […]

Corey Potvin named PECASE winner

On January 9, President Barack Obama named 102 scientists and researchers to receive the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) – Dr. Corey Potvin, CIMMS Research Scientist, is one of the recipients! He is the only recipient from the University of Oklahoma and was nominated by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The […]