Alice Lake

Areas of Expertise

  • Surface transport
  • Renewable energy
  • Mathematical modelling

Current activities

Alice works within the Post-Processing Applications group, focusing on the Met Office Surface Transport services. She is working with the Met Office Road Surface Temperature (MORST) model and the Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES) to help develop the next generation of forecasting for roads, railways and runways.

She is also currently working with the South African Weather Service to produce site-specific renewable energy forecasts, as part of the WCSSP project; a scientific collaboration aiming to strengthen the resilience of South Africa and the UK to weather and climate variability and change, supported by the UK Government’s Newton Fund. 

Career background

Alice graduated with a first class honours degree in Theoretical Physics from Lancaster University in 2019. Following this, she completed a master's degree in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics under the James Martin graduate scholarship at the University of Oxford, specialising in condensed matter theory and efficient mathematical modelling and scientific computation. 

Alice joined the Met Office in 2020.