Dr. Gao is currently a research meteorologist for National Severe Storm Laboratory (NSSL)/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and adjunct faculty member of School of Meteorology/University of Oklahoma (OU). He earned all his academic degrees from Lanzhou University (BS 1988; MS 1991; PhD 1994), and have been working on radar data assimilation research area for about two decades. His research focuses on variational atmospheric data assimilation (3DVAR/4DVAR), ensemble based data assimilation, and their applications to Doppler radar data quality control, single/multiple Doppler velocity retrieval, and assimilating radar data into high resolution Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) models. He have authored and co-authored over 50 refereed journal articles and over 60 non-refereed conference publications in these research areas.
Biography Updated on 28 April 2013