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Greg McFarquhar, Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies and School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, 120 David L. Boren Blvd, Norman, OK, 73072

Email: mcfarq@ou.edu, phone: (405)325-3041, fax: (405)325-3098

Orcid ID: orcid.org/0000-0003-0950-0135

Educational Background

  • B.Sc. (Honors), Mathematics & Physics, University of Toronto, 1987
  • M.Sc.,  Atmospheric Physics, University of Toronto, 1989
  • Ph.D., Atmospheric Physics, University of Toronto, 1993

Academic Positions since Final Degree

  • Postgraduate Researcher, Center for Clouds, Chemistry and Climate, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1993-1994
  • Associate Scientist, Microscale and Mesoscale Meteorology Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, 1995-1997
  • Project Scientist, Microscale and Mesoscale Meteorology Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, 1997-2001
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 2001-2005
  • Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 2005 – 2009
  • Visiting Professor, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2012
  • Visiting Faculty Fellow, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, 2015-16
  • Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 2009 – 2017
  • Director, Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies and Professor, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, 2017 – present

 

 

Publications

  • 149 publications in the refereed literature (Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Journal of Climate, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, Journal of Applied Meteorology, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Journal of Geophysical Research, Geophysical Research Letters, Water Resources Research, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Monthly Weather Review, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Reviews of Geophysics, Icarus, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Journal of Advances in Modeling the Earth System, Journal of Physical Oceanography, Weather and Forecasting, Journal of Hydrometeorology)
  • H-index of 45 (google scholar)
  • 7,501 citations (google scholar)

Grants:

  • Principal Investigator for 9 National Science Foundation Grants (~$4.6 million awarded)
  • Principal Investigator for 10 Department of Energy Grants (~$3.0 million awarded)
  • Principal Investigator for 10 National Aeronautics and Space Administration Grants (~$3.2 million awarded)
  • Principal Investigator for 1 National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Grants (~$360,000 awarded)
  • Principal Investigator on 3 Grants from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (~$120,000 awarded)
  • Principal Investigator on 2 NSF facility grants (Facilities awarded: NCAR C130, Sounding and surface facilities, dropsondes)
  • Principal Investigator on 1 DOE facility grants (Facilities awarded: Atmospheric Radiation Measurement program’s Mobile Facility and Aerosol Observing System)
  • Principal Investigator on 2 University of Illinois Research Board grants (~$33,000 awarded)
  • Principal Investigator on 1 grant from private industry (~$14,000 awarded)
  • Investigator on 8 allocation requests from the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) or National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) (~14.3 Million GAUs awarded)

Major Leadership Positions:

  • Vice President, International Commission on Clouds and Precipitation (2016 – present)
  • Member, International Commission on Clouds and Precipitation (2012- present)
  • Richard and Margaret Romano Professorial Scholar (2008 – 2011)
  • Head, American Meteorological Society’s Committee on Cloud Physics (2007-2012)
  • Chief Scientist for the Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program’s Aerial Facilities (AAF), 2003-2010
  • Lead Scientist for Following Field Programs: ISDAC, SOCRATES and MARCUS and for cloud microphysics probes on ORACLES, PECAN, RACORO and BAMEX

Editorships:

  • Chief Editor, American Meteorological Society Monographs (2015 – present)
  • Co-Editor, Ice Formation and Evolution in Clouds and Precipitation: Measurement and Modeling Challenges, American Meteorological Society Monograph (2015 – 2016)
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on 2012 International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation, Atmospheric Research (2013 – 2014)
  • Associate Editor, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society (2010 – present)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Climate (2009 – 2017)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Meteorology (2004-07)
  • Guest Editor, TCSP Special Issue, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences (2004-2006)

Special Awards and Honors:

  • Fellow, American Meteorological Society (2017)
  • UI List of Teachers ranked Excellent by their Students (fall 2002, spring 2003, fall 2003, fall 2005, fall 2007, fall 2008 (2 classes), fall 2009, fall 2010, fall 2011 (2 classes), spring 2012, fall 2013, fall 2014, spring 2015, spring 2017
  • National Center for Atmospheric Research Advanced Study Program Faculty Fellowship (2014-2015)
  • Richard and Margaret Romano Professorial Scholar (2008 – 2011)
  • Petit Scholar (2005-06)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award 2002, 2009, 2014
  • Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Graduate Student Prize (1993)

Conference Chair:

  • American Meteorological Society Conference on Cloud Physics (2010)
  • Department of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program Aerial Vehicle Program (DOE ARM AVP) Conference on Advances in Airborne Instrumentation for Measuring Aerosols, Clouds, Radiation and Atmospheric State Parameters (2008)

Panels and Committees:

  • Member, NCAR Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Division Advisory panel (MMM, 2015 to present)
  • Member, NCAR Observing Facilities Assessment Panel (OFAP, 2012 to 2017)
  • Vice-President, International Commission on Clouds and Precipitation (2017 to 2021)
  • Member, International Commission on Clouds and Precipitation (2013 to 2016)
  • Member, Working Group on Climate Engineering, International Commission on Clouds and Precipitation (2013)
  • Chair, American Meteorological Society Committee on Cloud Physics (2007 to 2012)

Field Campaigns:

  • Investigator in 25 Field campaigns including: Southern Ocean Clouds Radiation Aerosol Transport Experimental Study (SOCRATES, 2018), Cloud, Aerosol and Complex Terrain Interactions (CACTI, 2018/19), Measurements of Aerosols, Radiation and Clouds over the Southern Oceans (MARCUS, 2017/18), Observations of Aerosols above Clouds and their Interactions (ORACLES, 2016/17/18), Olympic Mountain Experiment (OLYMPEX, 2015), Plains Elevated Convection at Night (PECAN, 2015) High Ice Water Content (HIWC, 2014/15) Profiling of Winter Storms (PLOWS, 2009/10), Small Particles in Cirrus (SPARTICUS, 2009/10), (RACORO, 2009), Indirect and Semi-Direct Aerosol Campaign (ISDAC, 2008), Cloud-Land Surface Interaction Campaign (CLASIC, 2007), Gulf of Mexico Aerosol Cloud Composition Study (GoMACCS, 2006), NASA African Multidisciplinary Monsoon Analysis (NAMMA, 2006), Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment (TWP-ICE, 2006), Tropical Convection and Systems Processes (TCSP, 2005), Mixed-Phase Arctic Cloud Experiment (M-PACE, 2004), Alliance Icing Research Study II (AIRS-II, 2003), Bow Echo and Mesoscale Convective Vortices Experiment (BAMEX, 2003), Convection and Moisture Experiment-4 (CAMEX-4, 2001), Indian Ocean Experiment (INDOEX, 1999), Texas-Florida Underpass Experiment-A (TEFLUN-A, 1998), (SUCCESS, 1996), Central Equatorial Pacific Experiment (CEPEX, 1993), Canadian Atlantic Storms Program-2 (CASP-2, 1992), Malaysian Rain Studies Experiment (1990).

Student/Postgraduate Advising and Teaching:

  • Advised 19 M.S. theses, 7 Ph.D. theses, 14 undergraduate students and 2 postdoctoral fellows
  • Taught 12 different undergraduate and graduate classes at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and 1 graduate class at University of Colorado at Boulder

Conference Proceedings and Invited Lectures:

  • McFarquhar and group members have made 480 presentations at national and international conferences
  • Served as session chair at conferences 20 times and session convener 10 times
  • Organized Peter Hobbs Symposium at 2008 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, 2010 14th American Meteorological Society Conference on Cloud Physics, 2014 Workshop on Southern Ocean Cloud-Aerosol-Climate Connections, 2014 Workshop on Data Analysis and Presentation of Cloud Microphysics Measurements, 2016 Data Processing, Analysis and Presentation Software Workshop for Cloud Microphysics.
  • 45 invited lectures and 27 invited conference presentations