Sonya K. Miller Brief Biography

Sonya K. Miller is the Associate Director for the Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk.  Ms. Miller has been a Researcher in the Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science since 2005 and part of the Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk since 2014.

In her time in the department, Ms. Miller has researched a wide range of topics from air quality issues to long-term temperature reconstructions. She has also worked on experimental applications of weather and climate on scales from farm (weather-related disease and pest risk modeling) to continent (teleconnections of climate indices and downscaling of climate model output).

Prior to her time at Penn State, Ms. Miller was a Senior Scientific Programmer at SAIC working on global coupled climate models at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Ms. Miller has a B.S. in Meteorology from Penn State, and a M.S. in Meteorology from Florida State.