Education and Training
Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, February 2016 (expected)
Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia B.Sc., Energy Studies. 1st Class Honors, November 2011
Curtin University, Western Australia B.Com., Marketing and Public Relations, 1998
WA Government Office of Energy, Perth, Western Australia Research Officer 2011
Localeclothing.com.au, Perth, Western Australia Founder 2006 – 2008
WebSpy Ltd, Perth, Western Australia and Seattle, Washington Product Manager 1998 – 2006
Louthean Publishing, Perth, Western Australia Sales and Marketing Coordinator 1995 – 1998
Andrys J., T J. Lyons, and J Kala. ” Evaluation of a WRF Ensemble using GCM Boundary Conditions to Quantify Mean and Extreme Climate for the Southwest of Western Australia (1970-1999).” International Journal of Climatology (submitted July 2015)
Andrys J., Thomas J. Lyons, and Jatin Kala. “Multidecadal Evaluation of WRF Downscaling Capabilities over Western Australia in Simulating Rainfall and Temperature Extremes.” Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology54.2 (2015): 370-394.
Andrys J., T.J. Lyons, J. Kala. 2015. Using Relative Entropy to Quantify Changes in Regional Climate Simulations. 95thAmerican Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix USA (January 2015)
Andrys J., T.J. Lyons, J. Kala. 2014. Using high performance computing to detect future changes in rainfall and temperature extremes. International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, New Orleans USA (November 2014)
Kala, J., Andrys, J., Lyons, T. J., Foster, I. J., & Evans, B. J. 2014. Sensitivity of WRF to driving data and physics options on a seasonal time-scale for the southwest of Western Australia. Climate Dynamics, 1-27. doi 10.1007/s00382-014-2160-2
Andrys, J., Lyons, T. J., Kala, J., 2013: Modelling Regional Climate in the South West of Western Australia (SWWA) to Detect Future Changes in Rainfall and Temperature Extremes, Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union , December, San Francisco, USA.
Andrys, J., Lyons, T. J., Kala, J., 2013: Modelling Regional Climate in the South West of Western Australia (SWWA) to Detect Future Changes in Rainfall and Temperature Extremes, 93rd Annual Meeting, American Meteorological Society, February, Atlanta, USA.
Lyons, T.J., J. Kala, J. Andrys and I.J. Foster, 2013: Sensitivity of energy resources to model parameterisation. 2nd International Conference, Energy and Meteorology, Weather and Climate for the Energy Industry, June, Toulouse, France.
Awards and Scholarships
Grains Research and Development Corporation Scholarship 2013
Australian Postgraduate Award 2012
Vice-Chancellor’s Commendation for Academic Excellence 2010
Luke Pen Award 2010
MuENSA Prize for Management of Aquatic Systems 2010
Vice-Chancellor’s Commendation for Academic Excellence 2009
MuENSA Prize for Ecology 2009
Languages: R, NCL, Shell
Systems: Linux, Windows, MacOS
Software: MS Office Suite, Weather Research and Forecast Model, The Air Pollution Model