Jun Du, Ph.D.

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Jun Du
NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
5200 Auth Road
Camp Springs, MD 20746

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Jun Du is a meteorologist in the Mesoscale Modeling Branch of NOAA's Environmental Modeling Center in Camp Springs, Maryland. EMC is a part of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction. He is a principle developer and Project Lead of the NCEP Short-Range Ensemble Forecast system. He advocates for effectively communicating information about uncertainty in forecasts by delivering seminars, conducting training classes, and writing articles. Dr. Du's research interests include ensemble forecasting and forecast uncertainty, predictability, verification of deterministic and probabilistic forecasts, post-processing and downscaling of model forecasts, and forecast applications. He serves as a member of the newly re-established WRF ensemble forecasting working group, of the AMS Ad Hoc Committee on Uncertainty in Forecasts, of the WMO-THORPEX TIGGE_LAM working group, and of the NOAA Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project ensemble team. He is an invited contributor to the National Research Council's report Completing the Forecast: Characterizing and Communicating Uncertainty for Better Decisions Using Weather and Climate Forecasts. Dr. Du also has served as an Associate Editor for the AMS journal Weather and Forecasting since 2009. He received a B.S. degree from Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China), an M.S. degree from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing, China), and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Arizona.

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