MMM Seminars

The MMM seminars are held at 3:30 pm Thursdays in Room 1022 of NCAR's Foothills Lab, except in special circumstances as noted below.  The seminar coordinators are Judith Berner, with administrative support from Nancy Sue Kerner (  Video recordings of many previous MMM seminars are also available below.

* - Indicates MMM Distinguished Speaker Series

Upcoming MMM Seminars

Date Time Seminar TItle Presenter(s) Affiliation(s) Location
Oct 17, 2019 (Thu) 3:30pm Semi-implicit finite-volume integrators for all-scale atmospheric dynamics Piotr Smolarkiewicz NCAR/MMM FL2-1022-Large-Auditorium
Oct 24, 2019 (Thu) 3:30pm TBD Professor Shuyi Chen FL2-1022-Large-Auditorium
Oct 31, 2019 (Thu) 3:30pm Tropical cyclones and equatorial waves in global storm-resolving simulations (*Special Joint MMM/CGD Seminar) Falko Judt NCAR/MMM FL2-1022-Large-Auditorium
Nov 7, 2019 (Thu) 3:30pm TBD (*Please note special location - FL2-1001 Small Seminar Room) Alexandra Ramos-Valle Rutgers University FL2-1001 Small Seminar Room
Nov 12, 2019 (Tue) 11:00am TBD (*Special MMM Seminar) *Please note special day/time/location. Jon Reisner LANL (Los Alamos National Laboratory) FL2-1001 Small Seminar Room
Nov 14, 2019 (Thu) 3:30pm TBD (*Special Joint MMM/GTP Seminar) *Please note special location - FL2-1001 Small Seminar Room Shaun Lovejoy McGill University FL2-1001 Small Seminar Room
Nov 20, 2019 (Wed) 3:30pm Ice nucleation in the wake of warm hydrometeors (*Special RAL/MMM Joint Seminar) *Please note special day Prasanth Prabhakaran Michigan Tech University FL2-1022-Large-Auditorium
Dec 3, 2019 (Tue) 3:30pm TBD (*MMM Distinguished Lecturer) *Professor Chun-Chieh Wu National Taiwan University FL2-1022-Large-Auditorium
Jan 23, 2020 (Thu) 3:30pm TBD Forrest Masters University of Florida FL2-1022-Large-Auditorium

Past MMM Seminars

Date Seminar TItle Presenter(s) Affiliation(s) Recording
Oct 10, 2019 Modeling of cloud microphysics: Can we do better? Wojciech W. Grabowski NCAR/MMM
Oct 3, 2019 Communicating Weather Risk to End Users: A Cognitive Perspective Susan Joslyn University of Washington Video Recording
Aug 29, 2019 *Slow Modes of the Equatorial Waveguide *Kerry Emanuel MIT Video Recording
Aug 22, 2019 Gas-kinetic schemes for continuum and multiscale flows – A new way to do Computational Fluid Dynamics Lian-Ping Wang University of Delaware, USA & Southern University of Science and Technology, China Video Recording
Aug 15, 2019 Development and Evaluation of a Stochastic Subgrid-scale Mixing Scheme for Application to the Convective Grey Zone McKenna Stanford University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Video Recording
Aug 8, 2019 Synergistic Effects of Midlevel Dry Air and Vertical Wind Shear on Tropical Cyclone Development Josh Alland NCAR/MMM Advanced Study Program Video Recording
Jul 25, 2019 The significance of the nontraditional Coriolis terms in tropical large-scale dynamics. Hing Ong Atmospheric Sciences Department of the University at Albany, State University of New York Video Recording
Jul 18, 2019 Status/Plans For Met Office Global and High-Resolution NWP Dale Barker United Kingdom Meteorological Office Video Recording
Jul 15, 2019 *Developing a regional modelling system for weather forecasting and climate applications in partnership. (*Special MMM/RAL Joint Seminar) Jon Petch United Kingdom Meteorological Office Video Recording
Jul 11, 2019 *Kilometer-scale climate models: Prospects and challenges (*MMM Distinguished Speaker Seminar) Christoph Schär Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich Video Recording