Paul Markowski

Lead Consultant, Meteorology & Cloud Science Expert
Paul became interested in meteorology as a result of the May 1985 tornado outbreak in western Pennsylvania. He received a B.S. in Meteorology from Penn State University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma. He has been on the faculty of the Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at Penn State since 2001.

He co-organized the Second Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment (VORTEX2), served as the Chief Editor of the American Meteorological Society’s Journal of Weather and Forecasting from 2012–2017, serves on the President’s Advisory Committee on University Relations for the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, and is a fellow of the American Meteorological Society. At Penn State, he is the Associate Head of the Graduate Program in Meteorology & Atmospheric Science, and serves on the University Graduate Council./vc_column_text]