Frederick W. Ward, Jr., Ph.D.

About The Member

Dr. Frederick W. Ward, Jr. was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, 28 February 1930. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, from which he received his B.S., M. S. and Ph.D. (1957) in meteorology.  In 1952 he joined the Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories and worked in the Meteorology Laboratory on problems of the general circulation of the earth’s atmosphere.  In 1963 he joined the Space Physics Laboratory to work on the general circulation of the sun’s atmosphere and space environment environmental forecasting.  He is Chief of the Space Forecasting Branch of that Laboratory.  He has been a forensic consultant specializing in weather since 1967.