Eugenia Kalnay#


Eugenia Kalnay
Email:ekalnay 'at' atmos.umd.edu
Membership Number:2013
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:ekalnay
Elected:2000
Homepage: http://www.atmos.umd.edu/~ekalnay



Present and Previous Positions
  • 1999 Chair, Department of Meteorology, U. of Maryland
  • 1998-1999 Robert E. Lowry Prof. of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
  • 1987-1997 Director, Environmental Modeling Center, NOAA/NWS/NCEP
  • 1983-1986 Branch Chief, NASA Goddard Glob. Mod. and Sim. Branch
  • 1979-1983 Senior Research Meteorologist, NASA/GSFC
  • 1977-1978 Associate Prof. of Meteorology, MIT
  • 1971-1973 Assistant Prof. of Meteorology, Univ. of Montevideo, Uruguay

Fields of Scholarship
  • Numerical weather prediction
  • Data assimilation
  • Predictability and ensemble forecasting
  • Coupled ocean-atmosphere modeling
  • Climate change and sustainability

Honours and Awards
  • 54th International Meteorological Organization Prize (2009)
  • First Eugenia Brin Professorship in Data Assimilation (2008)
  • Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland (2001)
  • Foreign Member of the Academia Europaea (2000)
  • Member of the National Academy of Engineering (1996)
  • Robert E. Lowry endowed chair in Meteorology, University of Oklahoma (1998)
  • Dept of Commerce Gold Medal for Reanalysis Project.(1997)
  • Senior Executive Service Presidential Rank Award (1996)
  • American Meteorological Society Jule G. Charney Award (1995)
  • Dept of Commerce Gold Medal awarded to the Development Division (EMC) (1993)
  • Department of Commerce Silver Medal for outstanding leadership (1990)
  • Fellow of American Meteorological Society (1982)
  • NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement (1981)


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