Hanneke Luijting received her PhD on the topic of katabatic winds in Antarctica from the University of East Anglia (Norwich, UK) in 2010. She worked at the Norwegian Meteorological Institute for 8 years, the first 6 years as an operational weather forecaster in Tromsø and later as a researcher at the Department for Development of Weather Forecasting in Oslo.
She is currently working as a weather forecaster for Infoplaza/Weerplaza in the Netherlands.
Her research interests are surface processes, snow, wind and Arctic meteorology. She also led a development project in collaboration with the Bangladesh Meteorological Department.