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Department of Meteorology – University of Reading

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Dr. Robert Plant

Associate Professor in Atmospheric Convection

Responsibilities:

Head of Department (Finance and Facilities)

Research Interests:

  • Theory of convective parameterizations
  • Stochastic parameterizations
  • Modelling in "grey zones"
  • Explicit simulation of convection
  • Effects of frictional and moist processes on mid-latitude cyclones

Research Projects:

Postdoctoral & graduate student supervision

  • Chimene Daleu Development and testing of new techniques for convection parameterization (details, ParaCon PDRA).
  • Jian-Feng Gu Development and testing of new techniques for convection parameterization (details, ParaCon PDRA).
  • Jonathan Chui Grey-zone convective modelling (PhD, ParaCon affiliated).
  • Alanna Power Improving convective storm simulations through scale-adaptive and flow-adaptive sub-grid methods (PhD).

Centaur Publications

Last update: 24th August 2021

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