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ENGINEERING AND IMPLEMENTATION BRANCH (EIB)




MISSION STATEMENT



To support EMC's mission by developing and maintaining tools, setting coding and workflow standards, managing/developing system codes and workflow, provide support across the different HPC platforms, and explore ways to improve the efficiency of these systems.

FUNCTIONS INCLUDE


  • Develop infrastructure for Unified Forecast System (UFS)
  • Managing/developing system codes and workflow to support development at EMC, interaction with the wider NWP community, and for NCEP operational implementations
  • Repositories and code management
  • Developing software tools
  • Developing implementation standards in collaboration with NCEP Central Operations and enforcing them in those modeling suite systems maintained by EMC
  • Evaluate EMC implementation packages to ensure they adhere to standards
  • Improve efficiency of the modeling suites at EMC
  • Explore new toolsets / technologies that can be beneficial to developing and/or transitioning systems into operations
  • Push to retire / consolidate legacy modeling systems
  • Establish standard testing frameworks

LEADERSHIP




BRANCH CHIEF, DR. ARUN CHAWLA