Title: Research Scientist
Company: National Center for Atmospheric Research
Location: Boulder, Colorado, United States
Jimy Dudhia, Research Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in physical science.
Since 1993, Dr. Dudhia has worked for the National Center for Atmospheric Research as a project scientist, having previously worked for the institute as a visiting scientist. Prior to these positions, he was a research associate with Pennsylvania State University and a research assistant with the Imperial College London. His work centers at the Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, and he is skilled in numerical simulation, convection, meteorology, atmosphere, atmosphere physics, precipitation, climate and numerical weather prediction. His achievements in this scientific field include the development of high-resolution numerical weather prediction models.
Interested in science from an early age, Dr. Dudhia pursued a Bachelor of Science at Imperial College, which he obtained, with honors, in 1979. He continued his education at the institution to receive a Master of Science in atmospheric physics and dynamics in 1980, and he earned a PhD at the college in 1984. Since 2011, Dr. Dudhia has served as the editor of “Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences.”
An active member of the scientific community, Dr. Dudhia is a fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society and is a member of the American Meteorological Society. At NCAR, he serves on the PhD thesis committee, the master’s thesis committee, and is a postdoctoral and graduate student mentor. Furthermore, Dr. Dudhia has been a collaborative research partner and is known for speaking at seminars. He has been featured among multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in the World.
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