Jean-Noël Thépaut is the Head of the Data Division and Deputy Director of the Research Department at ECMWF. His group is in charge of the development of world-class data assimilation algorithms for NWP, the exploitation of satellite observations from operational and research EO platforms, and the development and production of state-of-the-art atmospheric reanalyses.
Jean-Noël is “ingénieur de la météorologie” from Météo-France. He received his PHD from PARIS-VI university in 1992, in the field of of atmospheric data assimilation. He serves on a number of international committees.
Committee member since 2013.