Postdoctoral Research Associate, SUNY at Albany, 1992-1994
Senior Research Associate, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, 2016-present
UWM School of Freshwater Sciences Water Policy Fellow, 2016-17
Affiliate Faculty, Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute, Milwaukee, WI, 2019-present
Synoptic and mesoscale meteorology
Systems modeling (machine learning, agent-based models)
Numerical weather prediction
Selected Service and Projects
Initiative Administrator of Innovative Weather
An Agent-based Investigation of Hurricane Evacuation Dynamics: Key factors, Connections, and Emergent Behaviors, NSF Grant, 2021-present
Objective methods for thinning the frequency of reforecasts while meeting postprocessing and model validation needs, CIGLR Grant, 2019-21
Improving upon flash flooding risk assessments and forecast for Great Lakes cities (IL/IN and WI joint proposal), NOAA/Sea Grant, 2016-18
Numerical Assessment of the Practical and Intrinsic Predictability of Warm-season Convective Initiation, NSF Grant, 2014-2017, with C. Evans.
Role of Low-Level Clouds in the Accelerated Warming of the Great Lakes, NSF Grant, 2012-2105, with S. Kravtsov.
Roebber, P.J., B.M. Burlingame, and A. de Winter, 2022: On the existence of momentum in professional football, PLoS One, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0269604.
Harris, A., P. J. Roebber, and R. Morss, 2021: An agent-based modeling framework for examining the dynamics of the hurricane-forecast-evacuation system. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 7, DOI:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102669.
Roebber, P.J., 2021: Towards an adaptive artificial neural network based postprocessor. Mon. Wea. Rev., 149, 4045-4055.
Roebber, P.J., and J. Crockett, 2019: Using a coevolutionary post-processor to improve skill for both forecasts of surface temperature and nowcasts of convection occurrence. Mon. Wea. Rev., 147, 4241-4259.
Kravtsov, S., N. Sugiyama, and P. Roebber, 2018: Role of nonlinear dynamics in accelerated warming of Great Lakes. In: Advances in Nonlinear Geosciences, Springer, 279-295.
Hoffman, R.R., D.S. Ladue, H.M. Mogil, P.J. Roebber, and J.G. Trafton, 2017: Minding the Weather: How Expert Forecasters Think. MIT. Press, 528 pp.
Roebber, P.J., and G. R. Meadows, 2012: Simulating alternative approaches to addressing fiscal resource tensions and quality in U.S. public higher education. J. Education Finance, 38, 81-108.
Roebber, P.J., and M.R. Schumann, 2011: Physical processes governing the rapid deepening tail of maritime cyclogenesis. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 2776-2789.
Smith, K., and P.J. Roebber, 2011: Green roof mitigation potential for a proxy future climate scenario in Chicago, IL. J. Appl. Meteorol. and Clim., 50, 507-522.
Roebber, P.J., 2009: Planetary waves, cyclogenesis, and the irregular breakdown of zonal motion over the North Atlantic. Mon. Wea. Rev., 137, 3907-3917.