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ANANDU VERNEKAR Professor Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Department of Meteorology University of Maryland College Park, Maryland 20742 Phone: (301) 405-5385 Fax: (301) 314-9482

Biographical Sketch

Professor Vernekar joined the faculty at Maryland in 1969. His research interests are general circulation of the atmosphere, climate modeling, and monsoon circulations. He currently teaches METO 617 - General Circulation of the Atmosphere and METO 630 - Statistical Methods in Meteorology, both graduate-level courses. From 1976-77, Dr. Vernekar was a Senior Fellow of the Advanced Study Program of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado; from 1979-80, he was Scientific Advisor to the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, DeBilt, the Netherlands; from 1989-90, he was Acting Chairman of the Department of Meteorology, University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. Professor Vernekar is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society.

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