Dr. Richard Carpenter is WDT’s Chief Scientist, having joined WDT in 2000 as a co-founder. His expertise is in the areas of numerical weather prediction, wind energy forecasting, aviation and marine weather, mesoscale and microscale weather, high-performance computing, and related system development. Dr. Carpenter earned a B.S. from the University of California, Davis, in 1985, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma in 1988 and 1994, respectively. Prior to joining WDT, he was a senior research scientist with the Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms (CAPS) at OU. He is a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (American Meteorological Society) and has taught university-level courses in meteorology. He has authored or coauthored six refereed journal articles and more than 25 conference papers, and holds one patent.
Recent Posts by Dr. Richard Carpenter:
by Dr. Richard Carpenter, on May 23, 2018 1:35:52 PM
Since its inception in 2000, WDT has run Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) models operationally. In 2004, we began using the Weather Research and Forecasting Model (WRF) as its operational mesoscale …Read Story
by Dr. Richard Carpenter, on Feb 24, 2017 1:50:15 PM
WDT meteorologists Dr. Richard Carpenter, Dr. Chris Porter, and Noah Lock recently developed a research project for undergraduate students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO), located …Read Story