Online CV

See also:
My UCAR Staff Directory webpage
My complete CV (pdf)

Jared A. Lee

Project Scientist I
Research Applications Laboratory
National Center for Atmospheric Research

Research Interests:

Numerical weather prediction, atmospheric data assimilation, ensemble prediction, ensemble configuration, wind energy forecasting, solar energy forecasting, surface transportation/road weather forecasting, atmospheric transport & dispersion forecasting, boundary layer meteorology, fire weather

Education:

Publications:

  • Reen, B.P., K.J. Schmehl, G.S. Young, J.A. Lee, S.E. Haupt, and D.R. Stauffer, 2014: Uncertainty in contaminant concentration fields resulting from uncertainty in the planetary boundary layer depth. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 53, 2610-2626. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-13-0262.1.
  • Lee, J.A., W.C. Kolczynski, T.C. McCandless, and S.E. Haupt, 2012: Objective techniques for configuring and down-selecting an NWP ensemble for low-level wind prediction. Monthly Weather Review, 140, 2270-2286. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-11-00065.1.
  • Peltier, L.J., S.E. Haupt, J.C. Wyngaard, D.R. Stauffer, A. Deng, J.A. Lee, K.J. Long, and A.J. Annunzio, 2010: Parameterizing mesoscale wind uncertainty for dispersion modeling. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 49, 1604-1614. doi:10.1175/2010JAMC2396.1.
  • Lee, J.A., L.J. Peltier, S.E. Haupt, J.C. Wyngaard, D.R. Stauffer, and A. Deng, 2009: Improving SCIPUFF dispersion forecasts with NWP ensembles. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 48, 2305-2319. doi:10.1175/2009JAMC2171.1.

Select Conference Presentations (presenter in bold):

  • Anderson, A.R.S., J.A. Lee, S.D. Drobot, and P. Pisano, 2015: Using connected vehicle data to fill in the observations gap for data assimilation. 19th Conf. on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) at the 95th AMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 8 Jan 2015. Abstract available at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/95Annual/webprogram/Paper267813.html.
  • Lee, J.A., S.E. Haupt, P. Jimenez, T.C. McCandless, M. Rogers, and S. Miller, 2015: Comparison of solar energy nowcasting techniques. 6th Conf. on Weather Climate, and the New Energy Economy at the 95th AMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 6 Jan 2015. Abstract available at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/95Annual/webprogram/Paper264080.html.
  • Delle Monache, L., J.P. Hacker, B. Kosovic, J.A. Lee, F. Vandenberghe, Y. Wu, A. Clifton, S. Hawkins, J.N. Nissen, and D. Rostkier-Edelstein, 2015: Investigating marine boundary layer parameterizations for improved off-shore wind predictions by combining observations with models via state estimation. 6th Conf. on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy at the 95th AMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 6 Jan 2015. Abstract available at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/95Annual/webprogram/Paper263145.html.
  • Gagne, D.J., S.E. Haupt, J.K. Williams, A. McGovern, J.A. Lee, and T.C. McCandless, 2015: Scaling machine learning models to produce high resolution gridded solar power forecasts. 13th Conf. on Artificial Intelligence/31st Conf. on Environmental Information Processing Technologies/Special Symposium on Model Postprocessing and Downscaling at the 95th AMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 5 Jan 2015. Abstract available at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/95Annual/webprogram/Paper269813.html.
  • Lee, J.A., L. Delle Monache, J.P. Hacker, B. Kosovic, F. Vandenberghe, Y. Wu, A. Clifton, S. Hawkins, J. Nissen, and D. Rostkier-Edelstein, 2014: Using data assimilation and state estimation in marine boundary layer parameterizations to improve offshore wind energy prediction. 15th Annual WRF Users’ Workshop, Boulder, CO, 25 Jun 2014. Abstract available at: http://www2.mmm.ucar.edu/wrf/users/workshops/WS2014/abstracts/3.4.pdf.
  • Lee, J.A. and J.P. Hacker, 2014: Using DART and state augmentation to update a surface layer parameter in WRF. 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction/18th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface at 94th AMS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 5 Feb 2014. Abstract available at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/94Annual/webprogram/Paper239153.html.
  • Lee, J.A., S.E. Haupt, and G.S. Young, 2013: Investigating seasonal impacts on clustering and ensemble down-selection. 11th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences at 93rd AMS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 9 Jan 2013. Abstract and paper available at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/93Annual/webprogram/Paper222060.html.
  • Lee, J.A., W.C. Kolczynski, T.C. McCandless, K.J. Long, S.E. Haupt, D.R. Stauffer, and A. Deng, 2010: Evaluating NWP Ensemble Configurations for AT&D Applications. 16th Conference on Air Pollution at 90th AMS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 21 Jan 2010. Best Overall Presentation. Paper available at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/pdfpapers/162494.pdf.
  • Lee, J.A., L.J. Peltier, S.E. Haupt, J.C. Wyngaard, D.R. Stauffer, and A. Deng, 2009: Impacts on dispersion resulting from different types of NWP ensembles. 11th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry at 89th AMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 15 Jan 2009. Third Place Student Oral Presentation. Paper available at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/89annual/techprogram/paper_150267.htm.
  • Seminars and Other Presentations:

    • “What Do Atmospheric Scientists Do? An Overview of Research at NCAR.” Presentation given at the Arvada Estates retirement home for World Meteorological Day, Arvada, CO, 22 Mar 2014.
    • “Exploring Techniques for Down-selecting NWP Ensembles.” Seminar given at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Research Applications Laboratory, Boulder, CO, 20 Sep 2012.
    • “Exploring Techniques for Down-selecting NWP Ensembles.” Seminar given at Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, 6 Sep 2012.
    • “Down-Selection of NWP Ensemble Configurations.” Seminar given at The Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research, Docklands, VIC, Australia, 12 Aug 2010.
    • “Down-Selection of NWP Ensemble Configurations.” Seminar given at The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia, 11 Aug 2010.
    • “Down-Selection of NWP Ensemble Configurations.” Seminar given at Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia, 6 Aug 2010.
    • “Quantifying Uncertainty for a Numerical Weather Prediction Ensemble.” Seminar given at PSU Applied Research Lab/Garfield Thomas Water Tunnel, University Park, PA, 30 Jul 2010.
    • Research presentation to Maj. Gen. Randy Manner (Deputy Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency) and Ms. Joan Pierre (Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency Basic and Applied Sciences Directorate), University Park, PA, 23 Oct 2009.

    Awards and Scholarships:

    • Nominated for Gustavus Adolphus College First Decade Award for early career achievement. Nominated in Oct 2014.
    • National Research Council Research Associateship Award. Postdoctoral research fellowship at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, 22 Oct 2012 – 25 Sep 2013.
    • NSF Student Travel Fellowship/NCAR Field Student Position to participate in the DYNAMO (Dynamics of the Madden-Julian Oscillation) field project as a student assistant for sounding operations on the Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia, 25 Oct – 23 Nov 2011.
    • Exploratory & Foundational Program Fellowship, Penn State University Applied Research Laboratory, Jan 2008 – May 2011.
    • Student Scholarship to attend the Chemical & Biological Defense Physical Science & Technology Conference, Orlando, FL, 15-19 Nov 2010.
    • Best Overall Presentation, 16th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology at the 90th AMS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 18-21 Jan 2010.
    • Third Place Student Oral Presentation, 11th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry at the 89th AMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 11-15 Jan 2009.
    • Chi Epsilon Pi AMS Travel Award, to attend the 89th AMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 11-15 Jan 2009.
    • Student Scholarship to attend the Chemical & Biological Defense Physical Science & Technology Conference, New Orleans, LA, 17-21 Nov 2008.

    Photography Credits:

    • Bellware, D., and Dr. Richard Gardiner, 2014: The Genesis of the Memorial Day Holiday in America. Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, 194 pp. [Photo by Jared Lee on p. 113, of a Memorial Day sign in Boalsburg, PA.]
    • Photos of a railroad tie fire in Longmont, CO, published by 9News Denver, both on television and the Internet. 16 Apr 2014. News story available at: http://www.9news.com/story/news/local/2014/04/16/railroad-tie-fire-visible-from-i-25/7805763/.
    • Franck, Karen A., and Teresa von Sommaruga Howard, 2010: Design through Dialogue: A Guide for Clients and Architects. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom. 208 pp. [Photos by Jared Lee on pp. 176 and 194, of Te Papa Tongarewa (The National Museum of New Zealand), located in Wellington, NZ.]

    Videography Credits:

    • Seven seconds of footage by Jared Lee from a sporting event was used in a 30-second PSA for Big Ten Conference Men’s Basketball entitled “Magic Number.” This PSA aired during television broadcasts of Big Ten games throughout the 2009-10 basketball season on multiple networks. The PSA can be viewed at this URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5oZ3wMAvtY

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