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Evgeni Fedorovich

Complete CV in PDF

 

Address:

 

School of Meteorology

University of Oklahoma

120 David L. Boren Blvd.

Norman, OK 73072-7307

USA

 

Tel.: (405) 325-1197

Fax: (405) 325-7689

 

fedorovich@ou.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 


EDUCATION

1986

Ph.D. (C.Sc.) in Geophysics, Main Geophysical Observatory, Leningrad, USSR.

Dissertation: "Numerical modeling of atmospheric boundary layer flow over topography elements".

1979

M.S. in Atmospheric Physics, Leningrad State University, USSR.

 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2004 - present

Professor (since 2012 − Presidential Professor), School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, USA.

2014 - present

Co-Editor of Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Springer, Dordrecht, the Netherlands.

2007-2008, 2010, 2013

Visiting Scientist/Professor, Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology and University of Hamburg, Germany.

2007

Scientific Visitor, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA.

1999 - 2004

Associate Professor, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, USA.

1999 - 2007

Visiting Scientist/Professor, Institute for Hydromechanics, University of Karlsruhe, Germany.

1998

Visiting Professor, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France.

1997-1999

Research Associate, Institute for Hydromechanics, University of Karlsruhe, Germany.

1996

Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Genoa, Italy.

1995-1997

Research Associate, Institute of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Karlsruhe, Germany.

1993-1995

Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Institute of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Karlsruhe, Germany.

1992-1993

Visiting Scientist, Laboratory of Fluid Mechanics, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France.

1990-1992

Director, Laboratory of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer Studies, Main Geophysical Observatory, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Associate professor, Leningrad (St. Petersburg) Hydrometeorological Institute, Russia.

1988-1990

Assistant Professor, Computational Mathematics Department, Leningrad Civil Engineering Institute, USSR.

1980-1988

Junior Research Associate, Main Geophysical Observatory, Leningrad, USSR.

1979-1980

Trainee Researcher, Main Geophysical Observatory, Leningrad, USSR.

 


PROFESSIONAL DISTINCTIONS

Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professorship

         2012, University of Oklahoma, USA.

Humboldt Research Award (Humboldt Forschungspreis)

         2009, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship

         2008, College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences, University of Oklahoma, USA.

Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences Editor’s Award

For thorough, sustained, critical, yet constructive reviews on a wide range of topics related to atmospheric boundary layers and turbulence

         2008, American Meteorological Society, USA.

Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship

         1993, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.

Fellowship of the Regional Council of the Loire Lands (Bourse du Conseil Régional des Pays de la Loire)

         1992, Nantes, France.

 


ACTIVITY AREAS

·      Teaching atmospheric dynamics, atmospheric physics, and boundary layer meteorology at undergraduate and graduate levels.

·      Numerical, observational, and laboratory (wind tunnel) studies of convective boundary layers: basic research and meteorological applications.

·      Theory, numerical modeling and simulation (direct and large-eddy) of boundary layer flows.

·      Physical and numerical modeling of dispersion of passive scalars in buoyancy-driven flows and in flows of complex geometry.

·      Geophysical data processing and analysis.

·      Mesoscale atmospheric modeling.

·      Parameterization of the interaction between the atmosphere and underlying surfaces of different properties.

 


LECTURES AND TALKS

2013

Center for Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (ZMAW), University of Hamburg and Max Planck Society, Germany:

"Oscillations and boundary-layer similarity in numerically simulated slope flows" (with A. Shapiro).

Max Planck Research Group “Turbulent Mixing Processes in the Earth System”, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany:

"Issues with large eddy simulations of turbulent slope winds"

"Evening transition of the atmospheric boundary layer and decay of convective turbulence"

"Effects of wind shear on the entrainment in atmospheric convective boundary layers"

Invited lecture at the 8th Brazilian Micrometeorology Workshop, Santa Maria, Brazil:

"Structure of atmospheric boundary layers associated with convection initiation"

2012

Lecture at the Croatian-USA Workshop on Mesometeorology, Ekopark Kraš Resort, Zagreb, Croatia:

"Numerical simulation of turbulent slope flows"

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA:

"Challenges in conceptual understanding and numerical simulation of stably stratified atmospheric boundary layers"

Falconer Lecture at the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, University at Albany, New York, USA:

"Understanding thermally driven fluid flows through laboratory and computer experiments"

2011

Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA:

"Challenges in numerical simulations of slope flows"

Invited lecture at the 7th Brazilian Micrometeorology Workshop, Santa Maria, Brazil:

"Numerical simulation of sheared convective boundary layers"

2010

Humboldt Lecture at the Geophysical Colloquium of Hamburg University, Germany:

"Dynamics of slope flows in stratified atmosphere"

Invited talk at the Workshop of the MetStröm Program of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Hamburg, Germany:

"Unresolved issues with comparability of numerical and wind-tunnel simulations of horizontally evolving atmospheric convective boundary layers"

Institute of Marine and Atmospheric Research (IMAU), Utrecht University, the Netherlands:

"Boundary layer features of slope flows in stratified atmosphere"

2009

A. I. Voeikov Main Geophysical Observatory, St. Petersburg, Russia:

"Numerical investigation of turbulent slope flows in stratified fluid: structural features and integral similarity relationships"

Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Nantes, France:

"Retrieval of near-surface turbulence parameters from output of the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model using different boundary layer parameterization schemes" (with J. Gibbs)

Department of Multi-Scale Physics, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands:

"Integral constraints for turbulent slope flows and their numerical verification"

Department of Meteorology and Air Quality, Wageningen University, the Netherlands:

"Scaling relationships and integral constrains for turbulent slope flows validated through direct numerical simulations"

St. Petersburg Technical University, Russia:

"Numerical investigation of turbulent convection along heated vertical plate immersed in stably stratified fluid at moderate Reynolds numbers"

Invited lecture at the 6th Brazilian Micrometeorology Workshop, Santa Maria, Brazil:

"Dynamics of katabatic flows in stratified atmosphere"

 


TEACHING

University of Oklahoma (OU), USA

Courses taught:

Advanced Atmospheric Dynamics I (graduate), fall semester 2008. Syllabus

Atmospheric Dynamics I (undergraduate), fall semesters 2012 and 2013. 2013 Syllabus

Atmospheric Dynamics II: Theory of Atmospheric Flows (undergraduate), spring semesters 2002 and 2006. 2006 Syllabus

Atmospheric Turbulence (graduate), spring semesters 2004 and 2008. 2008 Syllabus

Boundary Layer Meteorology (graduate), spring semesters 2000, 2001 to 2011 (biannually), 2012 and 2013. 2013 Syllabus

Meteorological Measurements (undergraduate), fall semester 2003. Syllabus

Physical Meteorology I: Thermodynamics (undergraduate), fall semesters 2004-2006. 2006 Syllabus

Physical Meteorology III: Radiation and Climate (undergraduate), fall semesters 2000-2002, 2007, 2010, and 2011. 2011 Syllabus

Supervising/advising OU graduate and undergraduate students in

·      atmospheric dynamics,

·      mesoscale meteorology,

·      boundary layer meteorology, and

·      computational fluid dynamics.

International Summer School on Atmospheric Boundary Layers, Ecole de Physique, Les Houches, France, June 2008

Lectures on Physical modeling of the atmospheric boundary layer flows. Lecture 1, Lecture 2, Lecture 3

Tutorial on Flux-profile calculations in the atmospheric surface layer based on multi-level measurement data. Manual

Hamburg University, Germany, 2010

Numerical modeling and simulation of atmospheric boundary layer flows with complex forcings. Graduate level lecture course. Description

Atmospheric Dynamics II. Theory of Atmospheric Flows. Undergraduate independent study.

Turbulence modeling and simulation. Advising graduate students.

4th CNR-ISAC International Summer School “Severe Convective Weather: Theory and Applications”. Castro Marina (Lecce), Italy, September 2012

Lectures:

I. Conceptual introduction to atmospheric planetary boundary layers; pdf

II. Basic approaches toward atmospheric boundary layer modeling and simulation; pdf

III. Atmospheric convective boundary layer with wind shears; pdf

IV. Atmospheric boundary layers in pre-storm environments. pdf

 

 


BOOKS

Fedorovich, E., R. Rotunno, and B. Stevens, Eds., 2004: Atmospheric Turbulence and Mesoscale Meteorology, Cambridge University Press, 280 pp.

Links to see description of the book and to order it: Hardback (2004) Paperback (2011)

Reviews:

by B. Mapes in Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 86, 1145-1146 (2005),

by S. Emeis in Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 14, 849-850 (2005), and

by A. April in Physics in Canada / La Physique au Canada, 64, 183-184 (2005).

Plate, E. J., E. E. Fedorovich, D. X. Viegas, and J. C. Wyngaard, Eds., 1998: Buoyant Convection in Geophysical Flows, Kluwer, 504 pp.

Reviews:

by D. Lilly in Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 80, 937-938 (1999),

by A. Icha in Pure and Appl. Geophys., 157, 864-866 (2000), and

by A. Grant in Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 128, 741 (2002).

 


PUBLICATIONS

Recent/Representative

Axelsen, S., A. Shapiro, E. Fedorovich, and H. van Dop, 2010: Analytical solution for katabatic flow induced by an isolated cold strip. Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 10, 387-414. pdf

Bonin, T., P. Chilson, B. Zielke, and E. Fedorovich, 2013: Observations of early evening boundary layer transitions using a small unmanned aerial system. Bound. Layer Meteorol., 146, 119-132. pdf

Botnick, A. M., and E. Fedorovich, 2008: Large eddy simulation of atmospheric convective boundary layer with realistic environmental forcings. Quality and Reliability of Large-Eddy Simulations, J. Meyers et al., Eds., Springer, 193-204. pdf

Burkholder, B., E. Fedorovich, and A. Shapiro, 2010: Evaluating subgrid-scale models for large-eddy simulation of turbulent katabatic flow. Quality and Reliability of Large-Eddy Simulations II, M. V. Salvetti et al., Eds., Springer, 149-160. pdf

Burkholder, B., A. Shapiro, and E. Fedorovich, 2009: Katabatic flow induced by a cross-slope band of surface cooling. Acta Geophysica, 57, 923-949. pdf

Conzemius, R. J., and E. Fedorovich, 2006: Dynamics of sheared convective boundary layer entrainment. Part I: Methodological background and large-eddy simulations. J. Atmos. Sci., 63, 1151-1178. pdf

Conzemius, R. J., and E. Fedorovich, 2006: Dynamics of sheared convective boundary layer entrainment. Part II: Evaluation of bulk model predictions of entrainment flux. J. Atmos. Sci., 63, 1179-1199. pdf

Conzemius, R., and E. Fedorovich, 2007: Bulk models of the sheared convective boundary layer: evaluation through large eddy simulations. J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 786-807. pdf

Conzemius, R. J., and E. Fedorovich, 2008: A case study of convective boundary layer development during IHOP_2002: numerical simulations compared to observations. Month. Weather Rev., 136, 2305-2320. pdf

Fedorovich, E., 1995: Modeling the atmospheric convective boundary layer within a zero-order jump approach: an extended theoretical framework. J. Appl. Meteor., 34, 1916-1928. pdf

Fedorovich, E., 2004: Dispersion of passive tracer in the atmospheric convective boundary layer with wind shears: a review of laboratory and numerical model studies. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 87, 3-21. pdf

Fedorovich, E., 2011: Review of Turbulence in the Atmosphere by John C. Wyngaard. Bound. Layer Meteor., 139, 543-549. pdf

Fedorovich, E., and R. Conzemius, 2008: Effects of wind shear on the atmospheric convective boundary layer structure and evolution. Acta Geophysica, 56, 114-141. pdf

Fedorovich, E., R. Conzemius, and D. Mironov, 2004: Convective entrainment into a shear-free linearly stratified atmosphere: bulk models reevaluated through large eddy simulations. J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 281-295. pdf

Fedorovich, E., R. Kaiser, M. Rau, and E. Plate, 1996: Wind tunnel study of turbulent flow structure in the convective boundary layer capped by a temperature inversion. J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 1273-1289. pdf

Fedorovich, E. E., and D. V. Mironov, 1995: A model for shear-free convective boundary layer with parameterized capping inversion structure. J. Atmos. Sci., 52, 83-95. pdf

Fedorovich, E., F. T. M. Nieuwstadt, and R. Kaiser, 2001: Numerical and laboratory study of horizontally evolving convective boundary layer. Part I: Transition regimes and development of the mixed layer. J. Atmos. Sci., 58, 70-86. pdf

Fedorovich, E., F. T. M. Nieuwstadt, and R. Kaiser, 2001: Numerical and laboratory study of horizontally evolving convective boundary layer. Part II: Effects of elevated wind shear and surface roughness. J. Atmos. Sci., 58, 546-560. pdf

Fedorovich, E., and A. Shapiro, 2009: Turbulent natural convection along a vertical plate immersed in a stably stratified fluid. J. Fluid Mech., 636, 41-57. pdf

Fedorovich, E., and A. Shapiro, 2009: Structure of numerically simulated katabatic and anabatic flows along steep slopes. Acta Geophysica, 57, 981-1010. pdf

Fedorovich, E., and J. Thäter, 2001: Vertical transport of heat and momentum across a sheared density interface at the top of a horizontally evolving convective boundary layer. Journal of Turbulence, 2, 007. pdf

Fedorovich, E., and J. Thäter, 2002: A wind tunnel study of gaseous tracer dispersion in the convective boundary layer capped by a temperature inversion. Atmospheric Environment, 36, 2245-2255. pdf

Gibbs, J. A., and E. Fedorovich, 2014: Comparison of convective boundary layer velocity spectra retrieved from large eddy simulation and Weather Research and Forecasting model data. J. Appl. Meteorol. Clim., 53, 377-394. pdf

Gibbs, J. A., E. Fedorovich, and A. M. J. van Eijk, 2011: Evaluating Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model predictions of turbulent flow parameters in a dry convective boundary layer. J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 50, 2429-2444. pdf

Kaiser, R., and E. Fedorovich, 1998: Turbulence spectra and dissipation rates in a wind tunnel model of the atmospheric convective boundary layer. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 580-594. pdf

Kljun N., P. Kastner-Klein, E. Fedorovich, and M. W. Rotach, 2004: Evaluation of Lagrangian footprint model using data from wind tunnel convective boundary layer. Agric. For. Meteorol., 127, 198-201. pdf

Mironov, D., and E. Fedorovich, 2010: On the limiting effect of the Earth's rotation on the depth of a stably stratified boundary layer. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 136, 1473-1480. pdf

Scipión, D., P. B. Chilson, E. Fedorovich, and R. D. Palmer, 2008: Evaluation of an LES-based wind profiler simulator for observations of a daytime atmospheric convective boundary layer. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 25, 1423-1436. pdf

Scipión, D., R. D. Palmer, P. B. Chilson, E. Fedorovich, and A. M. Botnick, 2009: Retrieval of convective boundary layer wind field statistics from radar profiler measurements in conjunction with large eddy simulation. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 18, 175-187. pdf

Shapiro, A., B. Burkholder, and E. Fedorovich, 2012: Analytical and numerical investigation of two-dimensional katabatic flow resulting from local surface cooling. Bound. Layer Meteorol., 145, 249-272. pdf

Shapiro, A., and E. Fedorovich, 2004: Unsteady convectively driven flow along a vertical plate immersed in a stably stratified fluid. J. Fluid Mech., 498, 333-352. pdf

Shapiro, A., and E. Fedorovich, 2004: Prandtl-number dependence of unsteady natural convection along a vertical plate in a stably stratified fluid. Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 47, 4911-4927. pdf

Shapiro, A., and E. Fedorovich, 2006: Natural convection in a stably stratified fluid along vertical plates and cylinders with temporally-periodic surface temperature variations. J. Fluid Mech., 546, 295-311. pdf

Shapiro, A., and E. Fedorovich, 2007: Katabatic flow along a differentially cooled sloping surface. J. Fluid Mech., 571, 149-175. pdf

Shapiro, A., and E. Fedorovich, 2008: Coriolis effects in homogeneous and inhomogeneous katabatic flows. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 134, 353-370. pdf

Shapiro, A., and E. Fedorovich, 2009: Nocturnal low-level jet over a shallow slope. Acta Geophysica, 57, 950-980. pdf

Shapiro, A., and E. Fedorovich, 2010: Analytical description of a nocturnal low-level jet. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 136, 1255-1262. pdf

Shapiro, A., and E. Fedorovich, 2012: Secularly growing oscillations in a stratified rotating fluid. Phys. Fluids, 24, 054107 (2012). pdf

Shapiro, A., and E. Fedorovich, 2013: Similarity models for unsteady free convection flows along a differentially cooled horizontal surface. J. Fluid Mech., 736, 444-463. pdf

Weiss, C. C., H. B. Bluestein, R. Conzemius, and E. Fedorovich, 2007: Variational pseudo-multiple-Doppler wind retrieval in the vertical plane for ground-based mobile radar data. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 24, 1165-1185. pdf

Wilson, C., and E. Fedorovich, 2012: Direct evaluation of refractive-index structure functions from large-eddy simulation output for atmospheric convective boundary layers. Acta Geophysica, 60, 1474-1492. pdf

Wilson, C., A. M. J. van Eijk, and E. Fedorovich, 2013: Retrieval of structure functions of air temperature and refractive index from large eddy simulations of the atmospheric boundary layer. Laser propagation and communication through the atmosphere and oceans II, C. Davis and A.M.J. van Eijk, Eds., Proc. SPIE, 8874, doi: 10.1117/12.2023990. pdf

Complete List of Publications (with links when available)