National Weather Center Colloquium: Speaker Bio

Estimating Global Precipitation for Science and Application

Dr. George J. Huffman
Research Meteorologist
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Dr. George J. Huffman is a Research Meteorologist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Greenbelt, Maryland. After completing a B.S. in Physics at The Ohio State University (1976) and a Ph.D. in Meteorology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1982), he was an Assistant Professor at University of Maryland, College Park before moving to GSFC in 1988, where he consulted for 24 years before joining NASA in 2012. Dr. Huffman focuses on the design, implementation, and extension of combined estimates of global precipitation, seeking to incorporate all available precipitation-relevant satellite and global surface data. Dr. Huffman is a past Co-Chair of the International Precipitation Working Group (IPWG) and is the Precipitation Subtask Lead for the Group on Earth Observations (GEO).

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