Senior Research Scientist in CIRES and a Senior Research Associate at the University of Colorado-Boulder in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (ATOC) at the University of Colorado in Boulder (November 2005 -present). He is also an Emeritus Professor of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University and has a five-year appointment (April 2007 - March 2012) on the Graduate Faculty of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Dr. Pielke earned the following degrees:
B.A., Mathematics, Towson State College, 1968
M.S., Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University, 1969
Ph.D., Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University, 1973