People

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

Faculty

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
eec3@psu.edu

Kenneth J. Davis

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

Anthony C. Didlake Jr.

  • Associate 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

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)
(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 J. Greybush

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

John Harlim

  • Professor of Mathematics and Meteorology
  • Faculty Co-Hire, Institute for Computational and Data Sciences
(814) 863-9024
jharlim@psu.edu

Jerry Y. Harrington

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Associate Head, Graduate Program in Meteorology
jyh10@psu.edu

Gregory S. Jenkins

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

Matthew R. Kumjian

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

Sukyoung Lee

  • Distinguished 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 Co-Hire of the Institute for Computational and Data Sciences
(814) 867-4750
lfl5240@psu.edu

Kelly Lombardo

  • Associate Professor of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
(814) 865-3241
lombardo@psu.edu

Paul Markowski

  • Distinguished Professor of Meteorology
  • Department Head
(814) 863-3012
pmarkowski@psu.edu

Raymond G. Najjar, Jr.

  • Professor of Oceanography
  • Joint Appointment with the Department of Geosciences
rgn1@psu.edu

Jon M. Nese

  • Associate Head, Undergraduate Program in Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
  • 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

John M Peters

  • Assistant Professor of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
John.M.Peters@psu.edu

Yvette Richardson

  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, College of EMS
(814) 865-7482
yrichardson@psu.edu

David J. Stensrud

  • Professor of Meteorology
(814) 865-0478
david.stensrud@psu.edu

Colin Zarzycki

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

Yunji Zhang

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

Research and Teaching Faculty and Staff

Benjamin Ahlswede

  • Assistant Research Professor
bja5623@psu.edu

Jill Arriola

  • Assistant Research Professor
jva5648@psu.edu

Zachary R. Barkley

  • Assistant Research Professor
(570) 905-7621
zrb5027@psu.edu

Kevin Bowley

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

Marisa A. Ferger

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

Maria Herrmann

  • Associate Research Professor
mxh367@psu.edu

Kyle A. Imhoff

  • Assistant Research Professor
  • Pennsylvania State Climatologist
(814) 865-8732
kai5024@psu.edu

Rob Lydick

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

Natasha L. Miles

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

David O. Miller

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

Al Moyle

  • Assistant Research Professor
amm14@psu.edu

Arthur A. Person

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

Benjamin Reppert

  • Lecturer
(814) 863-3918
bjr5280@psu.edu

Scott J. Richardson

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

Karl Schneider

  • Researcher
kps5442@psu.edu

Steve Seman

  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Director, Online Programs in Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
  • Fellow, John A. Dutton e-Education Institute
(814) 863-7205
sas405@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
wjs1@psu.edu

Chenli Wang

  • Visiting Scholar
cjw6649@psu.edu

Fan Wu

  • Assistant Research Professor
fvw5116@psu.edu

Pengfei Zhang

  • Assistant Research Professor
  • Member of Graduate Faculty
pfz5053@psu.edu

Robert F. Ziegler

  • Research Technologist
(814) 863-4526
rfz1@psu.edu

Post Doctoral Scholars

Seyi Ajayi

  • Postdoctoral Scholar (working for Ray Najjar)
oaa5061@psu.edu

Jacob Carstens

  • Postdoctoral Scholar (working for Colin Zarzycki and Anthony Didlake)
carstens@psu.edu

Jena Jenkins

  • Postdoctoral Scholar (working for Bill Brune)
jzj76@psu.edu

Gill-Ran Jeong

  • Postdoctoral Scholar (working for Ken Davis)
gvj5135@psu.edu

Yueqi Jiang

  • Postdoctoral Scholar (working for Ken Davis)
yzj5294@psu.edu

Yunsong Liu

  • Post Doctoral Scholar (working for Ken Davis and Natasha Miles)
yzl6376@psu.edu

Andrew Polasky

  • Postdoctoral Scholar (working with Jose Fuentes)
adp29@psu.edu

Chun-Yian Su

  • Postdoctoral Scholar (working for John Peters)
czs6237@psu.edu

Graduate Students

Kiley Allen

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
kza53@psu.edu

Katie Bachli

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
krb5697@psu.edu

Nicholas Barron

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

Elissa A. Bartos

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

Ana Bolivar

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
ajb8224@psu.edu

Samuel Brandt

  • M.S. Graduate Student
sxb1072@psu.edu

Alexandra L. Brosius

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

Josue Chamberlain

  • M.S. Graduate Student
juc5014@psu.edu

Abhisek Das

  • Ph.D Graduate Student
apd5662@psu.edu

Amanze Ejiogu

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
aoe5147@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

Kevin Fletcher

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

Eliott Foust

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
wef5056@psu.edu

Brandon Antonio Garcia

  • M.S. Graduate Student
bag5545@psu.edu

Michelle Gore

  • Ph.D Graduate Student
mjg6459@psu.edu

Christopher Hartman

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

Laura Helock

  • M.S. Graduate Student
lqh5352@psu.edu

Benjamin Henry

  • M.S. Graduate Student
bsh5393@psu.edu

Jason Horne

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
jph6488@psu.edu

Jingyi Hu

  • M.S. (IUG) Graduate Student
jqh6202@psu.edu

Pin-Chun Huang

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
pkh5218@psu.edu

Benjamin (Kyle) Hunt

  • M.S.Graduate Student
bkh5556@psu.edu

Wing Him (Kinen) Kao

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
wmk5123@psu.edu

Maxwell Katsouros

  • M.S. (IUG) Graduate Student
msk5567@psu.edu

Helen Kenion

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
hck5061@psu.edu

William Kortright

  • M.S. Graduate Student
wjk5338@psu.edu

Grant LaChat

  • Ph.D. Candidate (Graduate Student)
gxl5179@psu.edu

Luke Lebel

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

Yuzhu Lin

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

James Marlow

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
jrm6600@psu.edu

Alexander Massa

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
aym5836@psu.edu

Patrick McFarland

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

Katherine McKeown

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
kem6245@psu.edu

Ryan McMichael

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

Allen Mewhinney

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
ajm6890@psu.edu

Quinn Mulhern

  • M.S. Graduate Student
qrm5008@psu.edu

Samantha Murphy

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

Kyle M. Nardi

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

Joshua Pan

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
jvp5930@psu.edu

Chin-Hsuan Peng

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

Da-Kai Peng

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
dmp6459@psu.edu

Gwenore Pokrifka

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

Angela Poulos

  • M.S. Graduate Student
anp5571@psu.edu

Nicholas Prince

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
nec5299@psu.edu

Elizabeth Rader

  • M.S. Graduate Student
ehr5074@psu.edu

Jordan Rendon

  • M.S. Graduate Student
jjr6491@psu.edu

Bruno Rojas

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

Dixuan Rui

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
dpr5315@psu.edu

Christopher Sala

  • M.S. Graduate Student
cms8477@psu.edu

Vikrant Sapkota

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

Ethan Schaefer

  • M.S. Graduate Student
ems6520@psu.edu

Julian Schima

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
jcs6832@psu.edu

Jon Seibert

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

Lydia Spychalla

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
lks5850@psu.edu

Jack Stone

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
jzs7008@psu.edu

Braedon Stouffer

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
bcs5441@psu.edu

Jacob Tindan

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
jzt5720@psu.edu

Anna VanAlstine

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
aev5019@psu.edu

Matthew Varela

  • Ph.D Graduate Student
mjv5638@psu.edu

Garett R.T Warner

  • Ph.D Graduate Student
grw5056@psu.edu

Matthew Wilcox

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
mfw56@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

Song Zhang

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
svz5330@psu.edu

Administrative Staff

Karen Corl

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

Amber DeCosmo

  • Academic Advisor
(814) 863-8565
ale11@psu.edu

Lan N. Lewis

  • Administrative Support Assistant 3
(814) 865-0478
lan5340@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

Academic Affiliate and Courtesy Faculty

George Bryan

  • Senior Scientist, NCAR
  • Affiliate Professor of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Penn State
(303) 497-8989
gbryan@ucar.edu

Guido Cervone

  • Associate Director of the Institute for Computational and Data Science
  • 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

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

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

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

Emeritus and Retired Faculty

Peter R. Bannon

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

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

Steven B. Feldstein

  • Research Professor Emeritus
sbf1@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

James Kasting

  • Evan Pugh Professor, Emeritus
  • Department of Geosciences and Meteorology
jfk4@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

  • Retired 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 Emeritus of Meteorology
drs8@psu.edu

Dennis W. Thomson

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
thomson@ems.psu.edu

Johannes Verlinde

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
jxv7@psu.edu

John C. Wyngaard

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
  • Joint appointment with the Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Joint appointment with the GeoEnvironmental Engineering Program
jcw9@psu.edu

George S. Young

  • Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
g3y@psu.edu