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Contact Info
Office: ATL 2421
Graduation Year
Kenneth Pickering
Research Professor
Ph.D., Meteorology, University of Maryland, 1987
M.S. Atmospheric Science, State University of New York at Albany, 1975
B. S. Meteorology, Rutgers University, 1973

Research Interests

  • Deep convection and its effect on tropospheric chemistry
  • Evaluation of parameterizations of deep convective transport in mesoscale and global models
  • Production and redistribution of NOx from lightning in convective clouds
  • Photochemical modeling of ozone production
  • Air quality applications of satellite observations

Awards & Achievements

  • 2015: NASA Group Achievement Award – DISCOVER-AQ Science Team
  • 2003: University of Maryland Department of Meteorology Distinguished Alumnus Award
  • 1993: Universities Space Research Association Scientific Excellence Award
  • 1992: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Award for Scientific Achievement