Matthew Norman

  • Program Years: 2008-2011
  • Academic Institution: North Carolina State University
  • Field of Study: Atmospheric Sciences
  • Academic Advisor: Fredrick Semazzi
  • Practicum(s):
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2009)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, 2011
    M.S. Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, 2008
    B.S. Meteorology, North Carolina State University, 2006
    B.S. Computer Science, North Carolina State University, 2006

Current Status

  • Status: Climate Computational Scientist, Oak Ridge National Lab, Center for Computational Sciences
  • Research Area: Climate Computational Science
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  • Publications

    Semazzi, Fredrick H. M., J. S. Scroggs, G. A. Pouliot, A. L. Mckee-Burrows, MATTHEW R. NORMAN, V. Poojary, and Y. M. Tsai: 2005. On the Accuracy of Semi-Lagrangian Numerical Simulation of Internal Gravity Wave Motion in the Atmosphere. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 83, 851-869.

    NORMAN, MATTHEW R. and R. D. Nair, 2008. Inherently Conservative Non-Polynomial Based Remapping Schemes: Application to Semi-Lagrangian Transport. Monthly Weather Review, 136, 5044-5061.

    NORMAN, MATTHEW R., F. H. M. Semazzi, and R. D. Nair, 2009. Conservative Cascade Interpolation on the Sphere: An Intercomparison of Various Non-Oscillatory Reconstructions. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 135, 795-805.

    NORMAN, MATTHEW, R. D. Nair, and F. H. M. Semazzi, 2010: A Low Communication and Large Time Step Explicit Finite-Volume Solver for Non-Hydrostatic Atmospheric Dynamics. Journal of Computational Physics, 230, 1567-1584.


    *Departmental Honors, NCSU, Marine, Earth, & Atmospheric Sciences, 2006.
    *Magna Cum Laude, B.S. in Meteorology, NCSU, 2006.
    *Magna Cum Laude, B.S. in Computer Science, NCSU, 2006.