Technical Leads

William D. Collins

Lead Principal Investigator and Laboratory Research Manager

Uncertainty of Extremes:  Experiments to explore how uncertainty in observations and models affect our understanding of extremes

Travis A. O’Brien

Technical Co-Manager

Computation and Predictions:  Oversight of software development, high performance pipelines, and metrics for extremes and UQ; Creation of the ILIAD (InitiaLized-ensemble Identify, Analyze, Develop) framework for improvement in extreme events simulated with CESM

Christina (Chris) M. Patricola

Understanding Strange Weather:  Understanding and simulating the physical mechanisms that drive variability and change in the spatio-temporal characteristics of extreme events

Mark Risser

Mark D. Risser

Detection and Designation:  Description, detection, and designation of extremes in data and models

Senior Personnel

Noel Keen

Noel Keen

NDKeen@lbl.gov
510-486-5140

Software engineering and performance tuning

Hari Krishnan

Scientific software & algorithm support

Burlen Loring

BLoring@lbl.gov
510-486-7238
website

Lead developer of TECA

Chris Paciorek

Statistical methods for climate data

Prabhat

Prabhat@lbl.gov
510-486-7658
website

Advanced pattern detection methods

Dáithí Stone

Methods for understanding causes of extreme weather

Michael Wehner

Extreme weather events in a changing climate

Postdoctoral, Graduate, & Undergraduate Researchers

Sarahí Arriaga-Ramirez

Ph.D. student (advisor: Dr. Travis A. O’Brien)

Land-atmosphere interactions and extremes

Alexander Charn

Alexander Charn

Ph.D. candidate (advisor: Dr. William D. Collins)

Structural uncertainty and simulation of extremes

Hector Inda-Diaz

Héctor Inda Díaz

Ph.D. student (advisor: Dr. Travis A. O’Brien)

Lagrangian Methods for Tracking Extremes

Ben Fildier

Benjamin Fildier

Ph.D. candidate (advisor: Dr. William D. Collins)

Structural uncertainty and simulation of precipitation extremes

John P. O’Brien

Ph.D. candidate (advisor: Dr. Travis A. O’Brien)

Processes driving co-occurring extremes

Ben Timmermans

Postdoctoral Fellow (advisors: Drs. Michael F. Wehner and William D. Collins)

Uncertainty quantification and emulation of extremes

Ankur Mahesh

Undergraduate Senior (advisor: Dr. Travis A. O’Brien)

Machine Learning for Detecting Extremes