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Paytsar Muradyan

Assistant Atmospheric Scientist


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

Undergraduate Research Award, Yerevan State University, 2001


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

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

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 (Under review). 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

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