Allen Becker - Consulting Meteorologist

My background and eduction:

Certified Consulting Meteorologist
American Meteorological Society CCM #704.

College Faculty

13 years experience teaching meteorology courses (general meteorology, aviation meteorology, cloud physics, climatology, and computers in meteorology). University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee), 1999-2000, San Jose State University, California, 1988-98. Foothill and De Anza Community Colleges, Cabrillo Community College, California, 1991-98. Summer training programs for National Weather Service forecasters, 1987-92.

MS Meteorology, San Jose State University, May 1992. GPA: 3.9/4.0. Courses included: Numerical Modeling, Boundary Layer Meteorology, and Research Methods. Master's Thesis: "Implementation of a Mesoscale Boundary Layer Wind Model in the San Francisco Bay Area." Alumni Association Scholarship, SJSU, April 1988.

BS Meteorology, San Jose State University, May 1987, with honors. GPA (major): 3.6/4.0. Senior Thesis: "Sounding Analysis Technique for Prediction of Clear Air Turbulence." Dean's Scholar, School of Science, SJSU, 1986-87. Department of Meteorology (SJSU): Gary Quinby Award for Service (May 1987).

Professional Societies
American Wind Energy Association: Corporate Member since 2004.
American Meteorological Society: Member since 1985.
San Jose State University Student AMS Chapter: President 1986-87, Secretary/Treasurer. 1985-86.