We are sad to announce the National Severe Storms Laboratory’s first director, Dr. Edwin Kessler, passed away recently. Under his leadership, NSSL scientists conducted Doppler radar research that led to the NEXRAD, deployed in the 1990s and still in use today.
The current understanding of lightning physics is the focus of a new book published by physicist Vladislav Mazur, based on his more than 30 year career at NSSL. Principles of…
Don is a Federal research scientist with the Lab, serving as the Storm Electricity Team Leader. Learn more.
Alexander Ryzhkov is a senior research scientist with over 20 years of experience at CIMMS/NSSL. Learn more.
Derek began working with the Warn-on-Forecast group in August 2016. Learn more about his work.
Learn about NSSL researcher Pamela Heinselman’s transition from RRDD to FRDD.
Yunheng Wang is part of the Warn-on-Forecast team, developing software for atmospheric applications. Learn more.
Heather works with NSSL’s Warning Research Development Division, managing NSSL’s FAA research portfolio. Learn more.
Rodger A. Brown is retiring after 51 years as a research meteorologist, including 46 years with NSSL.
Matt is part of the Severe Weather Warning Applications and Technology Transfer group in WRDD. Learn More.