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Prof. Kyaw Tha Paw U

Visiting Scientist, CGCS
Professor of Atmospheric Science and Biometeorologist, University of California, Davis



Biographical Statement:
Prof. Kyaw Tha Paw U is one of the originators (with his former graduate students) of the Advanced Canopy-Atmosphere Soil Algorithm (ACASA) model and has been working with his current students and colleagues on the linkage of the ACASA model with the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model. In Fall 2018 he was a visiting scientist with the CGCS while on sabbatical from UC Davis.

He collaborated on the NSF-funded project (circa 2012-2018): The Future of Ecosystems and Extremes: Using Diverse Environmental Data Sets in Support of Regional to Global Earth-System Models and Predictions


B.S. Geophysics - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975
M.S. Biometeorology - Yale University, 1976
Ph.D. Biometeorology - Yale University, 1980