Haig Iskenderian, an AMS Member, is a member of the Technical Staff in the Air Traffic Control Systems Group at MIT's Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, Massachusetts. He is the head of LL's aviation weather research and development group, which performs research on behalf of the Federal Aviation Administration Aviation Weather Research Program. Dr Haig's group focuses on improving weather forecasts for aviation. He also manages the summertime demonstrations of the CoSPA 0-8 hour aviation weather forecast system, which is a collaborative effort among FAA, LL, the National Center for Atmospheric Research, and the Earth System Research Laboratory's Global Systems Division. Prior to his employment at Lincoln Laboratory, Dr Haig worked in the part of Northrop Grumman Corporation that had been The Analytic Sciences Corporation (and now is TASC Inc) on developing remote sensing algorithms and weather modeling and simulation. He has also worked at Atmospheric and Environmental Research in the area of climate variability. Dr Haig has BS, MS, and PhD degrees in atmospheric science from the State University of New York at Albany.