Tomas Girnius

Dr. Tomas Girnius joined AIR in 2003 and is a Principal Scientist, Manager in the Research and Modeling department. His previous experience includes leading development of multi-tiered applications at Thomson Financial. He has also been a computer specialist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, where he received the NASA Group Achievement Award for work on the Chandra X-Ray Center. Tomas has also worked on statistical models for the Target Analysis Group.

Tomas received his B.A. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard and a Ph.D. in the same field from the California Institute of Technology, with a thesis on Ray Tracing in Complex Three-Dimensional Earth Models. He was also a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Stanford University studying problems in the spatial instability of certain types of fluid flow. Tomas left AIR in 2018.

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Following are some recent blogs:

What Is a Fuels Layer and Why Should I Care?

What Is a Fuels Layer and Why Should I Care?

July 13, 2017
Wildfire Ignitions: Lightning, Clumsies, and Crazies

Wildfire Ignitions: Lightning, Clumsies, and Crazies

September 22, 2014

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