CV Sami Niemelä

Title Director, Meteorological and Marine Research Programme
Postal address Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), Meteorological Research, P.O.Box 503, FI-00101 Helsinki
Street address Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), Erik Palmenin aukio 1, 00560 Helsinki, Finland
Phone number +358 29 539 4172
Fax +358 29 539 4103

Fields of expertise

  • High resolution numerical weather prediction models

  • Convection processes and parameterization schemes

  • Radiation processes and parameterization schemes

  • Microphysics processes and parametrization schemes

  • Forecast verification


University and other degrees

  • 2000: M.Sc. (Meteorology), University of Helsinki, Finland

  • 2007: PhD (Meteorology), University of Helsinki, Finland

Previous professional appointments

  • University of Helsinki, Research Assistant and Assistant: 1998-2004

  • Finnish Meteorological Institute, Researcher: 2004-2009

  • Finnish Meteorological Institute, Head of the Numerical Weather Prediction Group: 2009-2015

  • Finnish Meteorological Institute, Head of the Meteorological Research Unit: 2015-2017

Other professional activities

List of publications