Michael Sleigh

Head of Integrated Forecast Systems Section
Research Department, Research Integrated Forecast Systems Section

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Summary: 

Michael leads the Section within Research Department responsible for:

  • Maintenance, development, optimisation, testing and delivery of new versions of ECMWF's Integrated Forecast System
  • Integrated technical oversight of system
  • Maintenance of the Research Department software infrastructure (PrepIFS, IFS version control, coding standards, etc.)
  • Management of the OpenIFS project and maintenance and upgrading of OpenIFS
  • Data stewardship of the ECMWF archive
  • General research user support and advice and code maintenance

 

 

Career background: 
  • Head of Integrated Forecast Systems, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts , Apr 2016 – present

  • Group Leader Materials and Computational Physics, AWE, Dec 2015 – Mar 2016

  • Head of Profession for Physics, AWE, Jan 2015 - Mar 2016

  • Group Leader Computational Physics, AWE, Sep 2012 - Dec 2015

  • Programme Element Manager, AWE, Sep 2011 – Aug 2012

  • Principal Scientist, AWE, Dec 2010 – Aug 2012

  • Team Leader, Radiation Transport Methods, AWE, Oct 2006 – Sep 2011

  • Senior Scientist, AWE, Dec 2005 – Dec 2010

  • Scientist, AWE, Sep 2002 – Dec 2005