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Paytsar Muradyan

Assistant Atmospheric Scientist

Biography

Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

B.S. in Physics, Yerevan State University, Yerevan, Armenia

Honors and Awards

Women in Science Award, Purdue University, 2008 and 2012

Faculty for the Future Fellowship, Schlumberger Foundation, 2007-2012

Publications

L. Bianco, P. Muradyan, I. Djalalova, J. M. Wilczak, J. B. Olson, J. S. Kenyon, R. Kotamarthi, K. Lantz, C. Long, and D. Turner (2021). Comparison of observations and predictions of daytime boundary layer heights and surface meteorological variables in the Columbia River Gorge and basin during the second Wind Forecast Improvement Project (WFIP2). Boundary Layer Meteorology DOI10.1007/s10546-021-00645-x

Djalalova, L. Bianco, E. Akish, J. M. Wilczak, J. B. Olson, J. S. Kenyon, L. K. Berg, A. Choukulkar, R. Coulter, R. Eckman, H. J. S. Fernando, E. Grimit, R. Krishnamurthy, J. K. Lundquist, P. Muradyan, D. Turner, and S. Wharton (2020). Wind ramp events validation in NWP forecast models during the second Wind Forecast Improvement Project (WFIP2) using the Ramp Tool and Metric. Weather and Forecasting, 35(6), pp.2407-2421.

P. Muradyan and R. Coulter (2020). Radar Wind Profiler and Radio Acoustic Sounding System Instrument Handbook. DOE Office of Science Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program, DOI10.2172/1020560

P. Muradyan and R. Coulter (2020). Micropulse Lidar (MPL) Instrument Handbook. DOE Office of Science Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program, DOI: 10.2172/1020714 

P. Muradyan and R. Coulter (2020). Sonic Detection and Ranging Wind Profiler Instrument Handbook. DOE Office of Science Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program, DOI10.2172/1251389

W. Shaw, C. Draxl, J. Mirocha, P. Muradyan, V. Ghate, M. Optis, and A. Lemke (2019). Workshop on Research Needs for Offshore Wind Resource Characterization: Summary Report. EERE Report, PNNL-29276DOI10.2172/1572142

J. Wilczak, M. Stoelinga, L. Berg, J. Sharp, C. Draxl, K. McCaffrey, R. Banta, L. Bianco, I. Djalalova, J. K. Lundquist, P. Muradyan, A. Choukulkar, L. Leo, T. Bonin, R. Eckman, C. Long, R. Worsnop, J. Bickford, N. Bodini, D. Chand, A. Clifton, J. Cline, D. Cook, H. J. S. Fernando, K. Friedrich, R. Krishna- murthy, K. Lantz, M. Marquis, J. McCaa, J. Olson, S. Otarola-Bustos, Y. Pichugina, G. Scott, W. J. Shaw, S. Wharton, and A. B. White (2019). The Second Wind Forecast Improvement Project (WFIP2): Observational Field Campaign Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0035.1

L. Bianco, I. Djalalova, J. Wilczak, J. Olson, J. Kenyon, A. Choukulkar, L. Berg, H.J.S. Fernando, E.P. Grimit, R. Krishnamurthy, J.K. Lundquist, P. Muradyan, M. Pekour, Y. Pichugina, M.T. Stoelinga, D. D. Turner (2019). Impact of model improvements on 80-m wind speeds during WFIP2Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., https://​doi​.org/​10​.​5194​/​g​m​d​-​2019-80

K. McCaffrey, J. Wylczak, L. Bianco, E. Grimit, J. Sharp, R. Banta, K. Friedrich, H.J.S. Fernando, R. Krishnamurthy, Laura Leo, and P. Muradyan (2019). Identification and Characterization of Per- sistent Cold Pool Events from Temperature and Wind Profilers in the Columbia River Basin. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, https://​doi​.org/​10​.​1175​/​J​A​M​C​-​D​-​19​-​0046.1

Z. Paquita, A. J. Sedlacek, C. Flynn, S. Springston, A. C. Aiken, R. Delgadillo, J. Zhang, Allison C. Aiken, A. Koontz, and P. Muradyan (2018). The Ascension Island boundary layer in the remote southeast Atlantic is often smoky. Geophysical Research Letters, DOI: 10.1002/2017GL076926

K. N. Wang, J. L. Garrison, J. S. Haase, B. J. Murphy, P. Muradyan, and T. D. Lulich (2016). Open-loop tracking of rising and setting GPS RO signals from an airborne platform: signal model and error analysis.IEEE TGRS, 54(7), 3967-3984

B. J. Murphy, J. S. Haase, P. Muradyan, J. L. Garrison, K. N. Wang, and U. Acikoz (2015). Air-borne GPS RO profiles observed in tropical storm environments. Journal of Geophysical Research, DOI: 10.1002/2014JD022931

J. S. Haase, B. J. Murphy, P. Muradyan, F. G. Nievinski, K. M. Larson, J. L. Garrison, and K. N. Wang (2014). First results from an airborne GPS RO system for atmospheric profiling. Geophysical Research Letters, DOI: 10.1002/2013GL058681

K. N. Wang, P. Muradyan, J. L. Garrison, J. S. Haase, B. J. Murphy, U. Acikoz, and T. D. Lulich (2013). Open-loop tracking of rising and setting GNSS radio-occultation signals from an airborne platform: Signal model and statistical analysis. IGARSS, DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2013.6723550

C. Evans, … P. Muradyan et al. (2011). The Pre-Depression Investigation of Cloud-systems in the Tropics Field Campaign: Perspectives of Early Career Scientists. Bulletin of American Meteorological Society, DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00024.1

P. Muradyan, J. S. Haase, F. Xie, J. L. Garrison, T. D. Lulich, and J. Voo (2010). GPS/INS navigation precision and its effect on airborne RO retrieval accuracy. GPS Solutions, DOI: 10.1007/s10291-010-0183-7

T. D. Lulich, J. L. Garrison, J. S. Haase, Y. -M. Yang, J. Voo, F. Xie, and P. Muradyan (2010). Open-loop tracking of RO signals from an airborne platform. Proceedings of the 23rd International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation, Portland, OR

F. Xie, J. S. Haase, T. D. Lulich, P. Muradyan, J. L. Garrison, E. Calais (2008). Profiling the atmosphere with an airborne GPS receiver system. Proceedings of the 88th AMS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA