Keith BrewsterKeith Brewster, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist and Associate Director
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
University of Oklahoma
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120 David L. Boren Blvd.
Suite 2500
Norman, OK 73072
kbrewster AT ou DOT edu

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       Current ProjectsRole
Center for Adaptive Collaborative Sensing of the Atmosphere
Design and implement high-resolution real-time numerical weather analysis, asssimilation and prediction integrating CASA X-band weather radar data with other storm-scale and mesoscale data.
        National Mesonet, Network of NetworksDevelop real-time access and pre-processing for new data sources. Evaluate new data sources in the DFW Testbed.
        Shenzhen, CMSAssist students and visiting scientists in adapting real-time high resolution analysis and forecast system for application in these Chinese districts.
        DTRA Meteorological Data ServerWork with Leidos Team (lead contractor) to support and develop new capabilities for the DTRA Meteoroloical Data Server that feeds HPAC for real-time and retrospective HazMat dispersion forecasts.
        SPC/NSSL Spring Forecasting Experiment
Set-up the 3DVAR with radar and cloud analysis for the CAPS 3-km CONUS ensemble. Generate 3D subsets of data and present 4D visualizations using VAPOR in the HWT Weather Briefing.
        CAPS Management
Associate Director
        kBrews Weather Spotting Frequency List
Founder, Editor
       Recent ProjectsRole
Linked Environments for Atmospheric Discovery
Manage ADAS datasets, NWP workflows and other meteorological contributions to the LEAD portal.  Test and evaluate on-demand numerical Weather Prediction using the LEAD portal and TeraGrid.  Guide LEAD effort with the NOAA Spring Program.
Feasibility Study for the Croatian Meteorological Service (DHMZ)
Evaluate DHMZ Numerical Weather Prediction capabilities and needs.  Propose NWP and computing solutions to meet weather forecasting and warning  needs of Croatia and the surrounding Southeast European region.
       NASA-Aviation Safety-Integrated Intelligent Flight Deck Project
Dual-pol airborne radar data simulation using high resolution simulated thunderstorm and assimilated data sets.
In cooperation with the OU ARRC.
Principal Investigator
Test data assimilation methds using satellite data from the Aqua and Terra satellites.
       FAA Model Development Research GroupAssist in design, implementation and testing of ongoing convection in WRF-GSI for high-resolution NWP.
Associate Editor
       National Severe Weather Workshop
Local Planning Committee 2001-2009
Vendor Coordinator 2001-2009