Gregory Hakim

Professor, Atmospheric Sciences

Gregory Hakim
Areas of Expertise
  • Synoptic and mesoscale meteorology
  • Atmospheric dynamics
  • Stratified turbulence
  • Paleoclimate
  • ATM S 101: Weather
  • ATM S 301: Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences
  • ATM S 370: Atmospheric Structure and Analysis
  • ATM S 441/503: Atmospheric Motions I
  • ATM S 442/504: Atmospheric Motions II
  • ATM S 490: Weather Discussion
  • ATM S 502: Introduction to Synoptic Meteorology
  • ATM S 542: Balance Dynamics
  • ATM S 591: Predictability & Data Assimilation
  • Annual Teaching Award, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, 2000.
  • The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Awards in Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Second Place, 1990 and 1991.
  • Phi Beta Kappa.
  • Sigma Xi, Associate Member.
  • Sigma Pi Sigma (National Honor Society in Physics).
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 2005–2012.
  • Associate Editor, Monthly Weather Review, 2000–2003.
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Atmospheric and Ocean Science, 2001–2006.
  • President’s Advisory Committee on University Relations, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Chair. 2009–2012.
  • Committee on Atmosphere–Ocean Fluid Dynamics, American Meteorological Society, 2006–2010.
  • University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), Boulder, CO. University of Washington Representative, 2003–present.
  • NESL (NCAR’s Earth Systems Laboratory) Advisory Committee, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 2010–present.
  • TIGGE-LAM expert panel (THORPEX). THORPEX Interactive Grand Global Ensemble, 2007–present.
  • NCAR Strategic Planning Council. 2012–present.
  • UCAR Governance Committee. 2012–present.
  • Board on Enterprise Communication, American Meteorological Society (2006–2007).
  • “Developments in Dynamical Meteorology,” session co-convener, EGS-AGU-EGU Joint Assembly, Nice, France, April 2003.
  • Committee on Atmosphere–Ocean Fluid Dynamics, American Meteorological Society (2005–present).
Selected publications
  • Hakim, G. J., 2013: The variability and predictability of axisymmetric hurricanes in statistical equilibrium. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 993{1005.

  • Hakim, G. J., 2011: The mean state of axisymmetric hurricanes in statistical equilibrium. J. Atmos. Sci., 68, 13641376. doi: 10.1175/2010JAS3644.1

  • Huntley, H. S., and G. J. Hakim, 2010: Assimilation of time-averaged observations in a quasi-geostrophic atmospheric jet model. Climate Dyn., 32, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-009-0714-5

  • Torn, R. D., and G. J. Hakim, 2009: Initial condition sensitivity of western-Paci c extratropical transitions determined using ensemble-based sensitivity analysis. Mon. Wea. Rev., 137, 3388{3406.DOI: 10.1175/2009MWR2879.1

  • Torn, R. D., and G. J. Hakim, 2009: Ensemble Data Assimilation applied to RAINEX observations of Hurricane Katrina (2005). Mon. Wea. Rev., 137, 2817{2829.

  • Cavallo, S. M., and G. J. Hakim, 2009: Potential vorticity diagnosis of a tropopause polar cyclone. Mon. Wea. Rev., 137, 1358{1371. DOI: 10.1175/2008MWR2670.1

  • Torn, R. D., and G. J. Hakim, 2008: Performance characteristics of a pseudo-operational ensemble Kalman lter. Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 3947{3963.