An external view of the Met Office building at night.

Dr Chris Smith

Areas of expertise

  • Semi-Lagrangian and semi-implicit discretisation schemes

  • Numerical analysis

  • Code testing and development

Publications by Chris

Current activities

Chris supports users of the Unified Model, allowing them to make best use of the model's ENDGame dynamical core.

Career background

Chris has worked at the Met Office since 1997. Before joining Dynamics Research in 2008, Chris worked on cloud microphysics modelling in APP. Between 2000 and 2002 he took a career break from the Met Office to work in the ALADIN consortium on the development of a non hydrostatic NWP model.

Chris has a bachelor's degree in theoretical physics from the University of York, and has a PhD in numerical analysis awarded by the University of Reading.