National Weather Center Colloquium Seminar Series: Speaker

Can the U.S. Become the World Leader in Numerical Weather Prediction?

Dr. Fred Carr

School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma

Dr. Carr earned his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in meteorology from Florida State University followed by a post-doctoral appointment at SUNY-Albany.  He has been on the faculty of the School of Meteorology OU, since 1979, and was Director of the School from 1996 to 2010. His research interests include synoptic, tropical and mesoscale meteorology, numerical weather prediction, and data assimilation. Dr. Carr has held visiting scientist positions at NCEP, NCAR, and NOAA's FSL. He is a Fellow of the AMS and served as a member of the AMS Council, chair of the AMS Board on Higher Education, editor of Monthly Weather Review, and subject matter expert for the Bulletin of the AMS. He currently is the President of the AMS. He recently completed a six-year term on the UCAR Board of Trustees and co-chairs the Modeling Advisory Committee for NCEP.

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