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Profile of Ron Chapman

Name
Ron Chapman
Position
Software Technical Director | Principal
Email
Ron.Chapman@rwdi.com
Phone
+1.403.232.6771 x6270
Summary

Ron is a Calgary-based senior consultant and technical director known externally for his drive to exceed client expectations and known within RWDI for his innovative work to extend our service offerings and technological capabilities. Ron’s project work ranges from technical areas such as real-time atmospheric dispersion modelling and operational weather forecasting to organizational areas such as decision support systems and training programs. Among other advances, Ron is responsible for the creation and development of our forecasting service line, including a custom-built, high-performance computer cluster that runs high-resolution weather forecast models in-house.

A client-focused senior consultant with a record of innovation and outstanding results

  • EDUCATION

    • Bachelor of Mathematics (Computer Science - Co-operative Program), University of Waterloo, Canada
  • AFFILIATIONS

    • Member, Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)
    • Member, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS)
  • SPECIALTIES

    • Atmospheric dispersion modelling
    • Business development
    • Decision support systems
    • Emission inventory
    • Forecasting
    • Meteorology
    • Noise and vibration data
    • Operational weather forecasting
    • Real-time visualization of air quality
    • Software development
    • Technical direction
    • Training
    • Weather data