Dr. Phillip SmithProfessor Emeritus
Ph.D.- University of Wisconsin
Dynamic meteorology, atmospheric energetics, synoptic meteorology, cyclone dynamics.
- Synoptic and Dynamic Meteorology
- EAS 225 Science of the Atmosphere
- EAS 423 Atms Dynamics II
Awards and Honors
- The American Meteorological Society Teaching Excellence Award, 2006.
- Top Ten Teacher, 2003-2004, School of Science.
- Fellow, Royal Meteorological Society (FRMetS), 2004.
- Outstanding Teacher, 1998-99, Dept. of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University.
- Fellow, American Meteorological Society, 1988.
- 1981-present, Professor, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University
- 1988-1995 Associate Head, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University.
- 1972-1973 Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, National Center for Atmospheric Research
- 1970-1981 Associate Professor, Department of Geosciences, Purdue University.
- 1967-1970 Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences, Purdue University.
- Parsons, K. E., and P. J. Smith (2004): An Investigation of Extratropical Cyclone Development Using a Scale-separation Technique. Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 956-974.
- Morris, W.E., and P.J. Smith, (2001): Cycloysis: A Diagnostic of Two Extratropical Cyclones. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, 2714-2729.
- Strahl, J.L.S., and P.J. Smith, (2001): A Diagnostic Study of an Explosively Developing Extratropical Cy-clone and an Associated 500 hPa Trough Merger. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, 2310-2328.
- Smith, P.J., (2000): The Importance of the Horizontal Distribution of Heating During Extratropical Cy-clone Development. Mon. Wea. Rev., 128, 3692-394.