CW3E Welcomes Matthew Steen

July 18, 2023

Matthew Steen join CW3E on July 1, 2023, as a Forecast Verification Analyst. Prior to this position, Matthew worked with CW3E part-time to assist with the most recent Atmospheric River Reconnaissance season as part of the forecast team where he helped create and deliver the daily forecast discussions. Matthew completed his B.S. in Meteorology at Millersville University in 2021 and earned his M.S. in Applied Meteorology at Plymouth State University in 2023. At Plymouth State, he compared dual-pol radar and MRMS QPE products for precipitation events in the Northern Plains and mid-Atlantic for completion of his M.S. thesis. In addition to his thesis research at Plymouth State, he also served as the REU Assistant for the Northeast Partnership for Atmospheric and Related Sciences (NEPARS) REU during the summer of 2022, where during this time he helped mentor research for three pairs of students while completing early work on his thesis. At CW3E will be assisting with research projects being completed at the center, primarily with forecasts and observations, as well as continuing to support the AR Recon forecasting team during the next AR season.