Manager, Atmospheric Modeling Group, Sonoma Technology
Ken serves as an Analyst on the upper-air profiler pilot test for the Extreme Weather & Wildfire Team. At Sonoma Technology he applies his knowledge of atmospheric processes and numerical modeling to address environmental issues such as urban heat islands, near-roadway pollution, global black carbon transport, and local and regional pollutant formation, transport, and removal processes. He also studies smoke impacts from wildland fires and integrates meteorological and air quality models into real-time smoke prediction and decision support systems. Ken enjoys scientific computing, and he develops innovative solutions for processing, analyzing, and visualizing large environmental datasets for clients. Ken holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Meteorology from San Jose State University and is a member of the American Meteorological Society.