Graduate of the Last Decade (Gold)
Saturday, September 27, 2008
David Novak ’00
David Novak, Lake Grove, N.Y., is a meteorologist employed by the National Weather Service, Eastern Region Headquarters, Scientific Services Division. After graduating from St. Cloud State Novak went on to earn a master’s in atmospheric sciences at State University of New York at Albany. He currently is a doctoral candidate at State University of New York at Stony Brook. Already, Novak is recognized as an important contributor in his field. He was instrumental in establishing the National Smarttool Team, which helps the National Weather Service produce digital weather forecasts. His research also has served as the basis for a number of National Weather Service training seminars.