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 there as a visiting scientist since 1989. Prior to these positions, he was a research associate with The Pennsylvania State University and a research assistant at Imperial College, London. His work is based at the Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, and he is skilled in atmospheric physics and dynamics and computer modeling, especially numerical weather prediction. His achievements in this scientific field include helping lead the development of two widely used high-resolution numerical weather prediction models.
Interested in science from an early age, Dr. Dudhia pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in the subject of Physics 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.
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. From 2011 to 2016, Dr. Dudhia has served as an editor of “Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences.” At NCAR, in addition to research and development, he serves on PhD thesis committees, master’s thesis committees, and is a postdoctoral and graduate student mentor. Furthermore, Dr. Dudhia has been a collaborative research partner with universities and government laboratories, both in the United States and overseas. 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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