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Stephen Guimond

Associate Research Professor

Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology
Ph D, Florida State University (2010)
MS, Florida State University (2007)
BS, Iowa State University (2004)
Research Interests

Remote sensing with a focus on airborne Doppler radar including designing algorithms for computing geophysical variables such as winds, latent heat and precipitation. Geophysical fluid dynamics with a focus on hurricanes, convection, turbulence and computational methods.

Teaching Interests

Atmospheric Dynamics, Computational Physics, Numerical Weather Prediction, Radar Remote Sensing

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Guimond, Stephen (Principal) The Dynamics of Turbulent Buoyant Plumes Contract (Funded) Sponsored by DOE/LANL (Mar 1, 2020 – Mar 31, 2022)

Guimond, Stephen (Co-Principal) Investigation of Microphysics and Precipitation for Atlantic Coast-Threatening Snowstorms (IMPACTS) Grant (Funded) Sponsored by NASA (Oct 1, 2019 – Oct 31, 2023)

Guimond, Stephen (Principal) Real-time Observations of the Three-Dimensional Hurricane Boundary Layer Winds and Ocean Surface Vector Winds with an Imaging Airborne Profiler Grant (Funded) Sponsored by NOAA (Oct 1, 2019 – Oct 31, 2021)

Guimond, Stephen (Principal) Understanding Hurricane Inner-Core Asymmetries and their Relationship to Convective Bursts and Storm Intensification using a Suite of NASA Data Grant (Funded) Sponsored by NASA (Mar 1, 2017 – Feb 29, 2020)

Intellectual Contributions

7 vol. 77 2349–2374 Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences

339 vol. 10 Atmosphere

vol. 145 729 - 749 Monthly Weather Review

Organized Kinetic Energy Backscatter in the Hurricane Boundary Layer from Radar Measurements Journal of Fluid Mechanics

Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology

vol. 75 3071-3093 Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences

A Large Eddy Simulation of Hurricane Intensification 17 pp. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Amer. Meteor. Soc..


NASA Ocean Vector Winds Science Team Meeting Oral Presentation Coherent Turbulence in the Boundary Layer of Intense Hurricanes NASA Portland, Maine

(Author & Presenter) (Author) (Author) AGU Fall Meeting Poster Coherent Turbulent Structures & Wavelet Analyses of Hurricane Isabel via Observational (IWRAP) & Model (LES) Data AGU

(Author & Presenter) AGU Fall Meeting Oral Presentation The Asymmetric Dynamics of Hurricane Matthew (2016) During An Eyewall Replacement Cycle AGU

(Author & Presenter) 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology Oral Presentation The Formation and Evolution of Convective Bursts in Hurricanes: An Observational Study American Meteorological Society

(Author & Presenter) Seminar Understanding the Physics of Hurricane Intensification: Measurement, Theory and Modeling UMBC Department of Physics UMBC

(Author & Presenter) 38th Conference on Radar Meteorology Oral Presentation Novel radar observations of turbulent eddies in the lower levels of intense Hurricane Rita (2005) American Meteorological Society Chicago, IL

(Author & Presenter) 38th Conference on Radar Meteorology Poster A Multi-Radar, Multi-Platform Investigation of the Inner Core of Hurricane Matthew (2016) American Meteorological Society Chicago, IL