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Curriculum Vitae:

Marcin J. Kurowski

Education
  • PhD, Physics, Atmospheric Science, University of Warsaw (2010)
  • MS, Physics, Atmospheric Science, University of Warsaw (2003)

Research Interests
  • Geophysical fluid dynamics
  • Meteorology, numerical weather prediction
  • Multi-scale atmospheric flow modeling
  • Entrainment and mixing within clouds
  • Development and evaluation of atmospheric models
  • Scale-aware parameterizations of the boundary layer

Professional Experience
  • 2018: JPL/NASA (technologist)
  • 2018: UCLA/JIFRESSE (project scientist)
  • 2016-2018: UCLA/JIFRESSE (researcher)
  • 2015-2016: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA (postdoctoral fellow)
  • 2012-2014: National Center of Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO (postdoctoral fellow)
  • 2010-2012: Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, Warsaw, Poland (specialist/researcher)
  • 2008: TV-Puls, Warsaw, Poland (meteorologist)
  • 2007-2009: Institute of Geophysics, University of Warsaw, Poland (assistant researcher)

Selected Publications
  1. Kurowski M. J., W. W. Grabowski, K. Suselj, J. Teixeira, 2019: Strong impact of weak horizontal convergence on continental shallow convection (in preparation).
  2. Kurowski M. J., H. T. Thrastarson, K. Suselj, J. Teixeira, 2019: Towards unifying the planetary boundary layer and shallow convection in CAM5 with the eddydiffusivity/mass-flux approach (in preparation).
  3. Teixeira, J., Suselj, K.,Kurowski, M.J. 2019: The Eddy-Diffusivity/Mass-Flux (EDMF) Approach (submitted to AGU Books).
  4. MacDonald M., M. J. Kurowski, J. Teixeira, 2019: Direct numerical simulation of fog formation in the stable surface layer (submitted to J. Atmos. Sci.).
  5. Suselj K., M. J. Kurowski, J. Teixeira, 2019: A unified eddy-diffusivity/mass-flux representation of atmospheric convection (submitted to J. Atmos. Sci).
  6. Suselj K., M. J. Kurowski, J. Teixeira, 2019: On the Factors Controlling Development of Shallow Convection in Eddy-Diffusivity/Mass-Flux Models, J. Atmos. Sci., 76, 433-456.
  7. Kurowski M. J., K. Suselj, W. W. Grabowski, 2019: Is shallow convection sensitive to environmental heterogeneities? Geophys. Res. Let., 46, 785-793.
  8. Kurowski M. J., K. Suselj, W. W. Grabowski, J. Teixeira, 2018: Shallow-to-deep transition of continental moist convection: cold pools, surface fluxes, and mesoscale organization. J. Atmos. Sci., 75, 4071-4090.
  9. Kurowski M. J., J. Teixeira, 2018: A scale-adaptive turbulent kinetic energy closure for the dry convective boundary layer, J. Atmos. Sci., 75, 675-690.
  10. Kurowski M. J.,D.K. Wojcik, M.Z. Ziemianski, B. Rosa, and Z.P. Piotrowski, 2016: Convection-Permitting Regional Weather Modeling with COSMO-EULAG: Compressible and Anelastic Solutions for a Typical Westerly Flow over the Alps. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 1961-1982
  11. Kurowski M. J., W. W. Grabowski, and P. K. Smolarkiewicz, 2015: Anelastic and compressible simulation of moist dynamics at planetary scales, J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 3975-3995.
  12. Kurowski M. J., W. W. Grabowski, and P. K. Smolarkiewicz, 2014: Anelastic and compressible simulation of moist deep convection, J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 3767–3787.
  13. Kurowski M. J., W. W. Grabowski, and P. K. Smolarkiewicz, 2013: Towards multiscale simulation of moist flows with soundproof equations, J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 3995-4011.s
  14. van der Dussen, J. J., S. R. de Roode, A. S. Ackerman, P. N. Blossey, C. S. Bretherton, M. J. Kurowski, A. P. Lock, R. A. J. Neggers, I. Sandu, and A. P. Siebesma, 2013: The GASS/EUCLIPSE model intercomparison of the stratocumulus transition as observed during ASTEX: LES results, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 5, 483-499. 
  15. Wojcik D., M. J. Kurowski, B. Rosa and M. Ziemiański, 2012: A study on parallel performance of the EULAG F90/95 code, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7204/2011, 419-428. 
  16. Ziemianski M., M. J. Kurowski, Z. P. Piotrowski, B. Rosa and O. Fuhrer, 2011: Toward very high resolution NWP over Alps: Influence of the increasing model resolution on the flow pattern, Acta Geophysica, 59, 1205-1235.
  17. Kurowski M. J., B. Rosa and M. Ziemiański, 2011: Testing the anelastic nonhydrostatic model EULAG as a prospective dynamical core of a numerical weather prediction model. Part II - simulations of a supercell, Acta Geophysica, 59, 1267-1293.
  18. Rosa B., M. J. Kurowski, and M. Ziemiański, 2011: Testing the anelastic nonhydrostatic model EULAG as a prospective dynamical core of a numerical weather prediction model. Part I: dry benchmarks, Acta Geophysica, 59, 1236-1266.
  19. Kurowski M. J., W.W. Grabowski, and S.P. Malinowski, 2009: Numerical investigation of entrainment and transport within stratocumulus-topped boundary layer, Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 135, 77-92.
  20. Haman K., S.P. Malinowski, M. J. Kurowski, H.Gerber and J-L.Brenguier, 2007: Small scale mixing processes at the top of a marine stratocumulus - a case study, Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 133, 213-226.

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