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Ferdinand Baer
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 1961 
M.A., Meteorology, University of Chicago, 1954 
B.A., The College, University of Chicago, 1950 

His research interests span a variety of topics to include atmospheric dynamic, numerical weather prediction, numerical analysis, initialization, spectral methods, atmospheric energetics, gravity waves, and high performance computing applications. His more recent efforts were in assisting in the development of the spectral element method and its application to climate modeling including local mesh refinement.