August 23, 2018 12:15 pm

Regular Meeting- Dr. Ryan Truchelut of Weather Tiger

Ryan Truchelut, Ph.D. Co-founder, President, and Chief Meteorologist Dr. Truchelut possesses unique expertise in both operational forecasting and research science. In his eleven years as a lead professional meteorologist, he has provided mission-critical forecast guidance and consulting to satisfied clients across the full spectrum of agricultural markets, including producers, processors, end-users, and traders. Ryan’s comprehensive knowledge of client needs and deep background in mid- and long-range forecasting, quantification of extreme event risk, and innovative product development are at the forefront of the field, and inform every WeatherTiger forecast. Ryan graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in Geosciences, and received master’s and doctoral degrees in meteorology from Florida State University. As first author of multiple peer-reviewed scientific publications, Ryan’s research is focused on tropical cyclone risk, seasonal forecasting, and predictive analytics, and has been presented at numerous national and international meteorology conferences. He has also been the recipient of the NASA Earth Science Enterprise Fellowship and the Max Mayfield Award in Weather Forecasting from the American Meteorological Society, and has authored weather analysis pieces for major media outlets including the Washington Post, and USA Today. His perspectives on agricultural weather appear frequently in Bloomberg News. In the occasional moments when he is not watching the weather, Ryan is an accomplished runner and mountain climber, with some of his many other interests including birdwatching, guitar, and America’s national parks.

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