Dr. Sue Ellen Haupt
Dr. Haupt is an NCAR Senior Scientist and Director of the Weather Systems and Assessment Program of the Research Applications Laboratory of NCAR. She previously headed the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics at the Applied Research Laboratory of The Pennsylvania State University where she remains an Adjunct Professor of Meteorology. She earned her Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from the University of Michigan (1988), M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1984), M.S. in Engineering Management from Western New England College (1982), B.S. in Meteorology from Penn State (1978), and did a postdoctoral fellowship with the Advanced Study Program of NCAR. She has also been on the faculty of the University of Colorado/Boulder; the U.S. Air Force Academy (visiting); University of Nevada, Reno; and Utah State University and previously worked for the New England Electric System and GCA Corporation.
Dr. Haupt is an expert in renewable energy, boundary layer meteorology, large scale atmospheric dynamics, dynamical systems, numerical methods, artificial intelligence methods, and computational fluid dynamics. Her specialty is in applying novel numerical techniques to problems in the environmental sciences in both basic and applied research. She enjoys teaching and mentoring graduate students as well as developing and directing research programs and projects.