May CPAESS Discovery Seminar

May 1, 2024

Please join CPAESS for a virtual seminar talk with Murali Nageswara Rao Malasala, CPAESS Associate Scientist-II, NOAA NCEP EMC.


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Title: Hybrid Post-Processing of NOAA NCEP GEFSv12 Reforecasts for Ensemble Probabilistic Forecasting of Extremes in Summer Maximum Temperature and Rainfall on a Sub-seasonal Scale


When: Monday, May 13, 2024
11:00 AM MT (Virtual)

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About Dr. Malasala

Dr. Malasala is an accomplished Meteorology and Oceanography expert with over 18 years of Academic and R&D experience, currently serving as UCAR Associate Scientist-II at NOAA NCEP’s Environmental Modeling Center (EMC). He earned his Ph.D. and master’s in meteorology and physical Oceanography from Andhra University. Dr. Malasala specializes in enhancing weather and climate forecasts through advanced downscaling techniques, focusing on model climatology and diagnostic analysis globally. He uses methods like the Quantile-Mapping (QM), Frequency Match Method (FMM), Machine Learning (ML) and Deep learning models to improve forecast accuracy for Temperature and rainfall extremes, particularly atmospheric rivers and associated precipitation over the US West Coast.

Dr. Malasala's career includes contributions to major international projects and roles at leading institutions such as the IITs in Delhi and Bhubaneswar, IITM Pune, The University of Texas at Austin, NOAA NCEP CPC International desks, etc. He has published around 50 papers in prestigious journals and is a member of multiple meteorological societies. His work has earned him numerous awards, including the UCAR Special Recognition and the IMS Biennial Monsoon Research Awards. Dr. Rao continues to develop innovative forecasting products to improve risk management in sectors like agriculture, health, and water resources.

Watch the live broadcast

All participants will access the seminar via the webcast link and utilize Slido during the seminar for questions.

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The talk will be recorded and published on the CPAESS YouTube Channel.

Questions? Contact Dawn Mullally

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