Forecasting Honors

The Department of Meteorology is proud of its long tradition of forecasting excellence.

Honored SJSU Meteorology Forecasting Teams:

  • 1998-99 2nd Place Finish Overall, National Collegiate Weather Forecasting Contest, NCWFC (30 Teams)
  • 2003-04 2nd Place Finish Overall, NCWFC (39 Teams)
  • 2005 Fall 1st Place Finish Overall, Collegiate Weather Forecasting Challenge, CWFC (8 Teams)
  • 2005-06 1st Place Finish Overall, NCWFC (42 Teams)
  • 2005-06 1st Place Finish - Top 5 Forecasters, NCWFC (Nick Osterloh, Mike Delman, Kim Campo, Jeff Olveson, and Massoud Fazal)
  • 2006-07 3rd Place Finish Overall, Collegiate Weather Forecasting Challenge, CWFC (45 Teams)
  • 2007-08 6th Place Finnish Overall, Collegiate Weather Forecasting Challenge, CWFC (50 Teams)

SJSU Meteorology Forecaster of the Year Honors:

  • 1998-99 Ken Craig
  • 1999-00 Genaro Estrada
  • 2000-01 Giovanni Leoncini
  • 2001-02 Terry Kubar
  • 2002-03 Jay Clark
  • 2003-04 Jeff Gawrych
  • 2004-05 Jeff Herzstein
  • 2005-06 Massoud Fazal
  • 2006-07 Katie Daniello &
  • 2006-07 Scott Strenfel
  • 2007-08 Steve Palgutt
  • 2008-09 Suzi Perez
  • 2009-10 Suzi Perez
  • 2010-11
  • 2011-12
  • 2012-13 Rachel Eidelman
  • 2013-14 Wyndam Lewis

Individual National Awards:

  • 1999-00, Mike Voss, 1st Place in Faculty Staff Divison and Overall, NCWFC (~800 participants)
  • 2000-01, Mike Voss, 1st Place in Faculty Staff Divison and 2 nd Overall, NCWFC (~900 participants)
  • 2003-04, Mike Voss, 1st Place in Faculty Staff Divison and Overall, NCWFC (~1000 participants)
  • 2005 Fall, Massoud Fazal, 1st Place in Junior/Senior Divison and Overall, CWFC (~200 participants)
  • 2005 Fall, Mike Voss, 1st Place in Faculty Staff Divison and 2 nd Overall, CWFC (~200 participants)
  • 2005-06, Massoud Fazal, 1st Place in Junior/Senior Divison and Overall, NCWFC (~1000 participants)
  • 2006-07, Mike Voss, 3rd Place Faculty Staff Divison and 5th Overall, CWFC (~1400 participants)
  • 2007-08, Mike Voss, 3rd Place Faculty Staff Divison and 4th Overall, CWFC (~1500 participants)

Individual National City Winners:

  • 1999-00 Mike Voss 1st Place in Faculty Staff Division and 3rd Overall, Santa Barbara CA, NCWFC
  • 1999-00 Mike Voss 1st Place in Faculty Staff Division and 5th Overall, Fort Meyers FL, NCWFC
  • 2000-01 Mike Voss 1st Place in Faculty Staff Division and 8th Overall, Rochester, NY, NCWFC
  • 2000-01 Mike Voss 1st Place in Faculty Staff Division and Overall, Mt Washington, NH, NCWFC
  • 2001-02 Steve Wells 1st Place in Junior/Senior Division and Overall, Boise, ID, NCWFC
  • 2002-03 Mike Voss 1st Place in Faculty Staff Division and 2 nd Overall, Corpus Cristi, TX, NCWFC
  • 2003-04 Dan Hussey 1st Place in Junior/Senior Division and 3 rd Overall, Calumet, MI, NCWFC
  • 2003-04 Ryan Knapp 1st Place in Junior/Senior Division and 4 th Overall, Redding, CA, NCWFC
  • 2003-04 Mike Voss 1st Place in Faculty Staff Division and 4 th Overall, Falgstaff, AZ, NCWFC
  • 2004-05 Kyle Lerman 1st Place in Junior/Senior Division and Overall, Birmingham, AL, NCWFC
  • 2004-05 Mike Voss 1st Place in Faculty Staff Division and 7 th Overall, Birmingham, AL, NCWFC
  • 2005-06 Massoud Fazal, 1st Place in Junior/SeniorDivision and 2nd Overall, Salt Lake City, UT, NCWFC
  • 2006-07 Scott Strenfel, 1st Place in Junior/SeniorDivision and 3rd Overal, Orlando, FL, CWFC
  • 2006-07 Mike Voss, 1st Place in Faculty Staff Division and 6th Overall, San Antonio, TX, CWFC
  • 2007-08 Mike Voss, 1st Place in Faculty Staff Division and 5th Overall, Cape Hatteras, NC, CWFC
  • 2007-08 Mike Voss, 1st Place in Faculty Staff Division and Overall, Great Falls, MT, CWFC
  • 2007-08 Mike Voss, 1st Place in Faculty Staff Division and 6th Overall, Portland, ME, CWFC
  • 2007-08 Steve Palgutt, 1st Place in Junior/Senior Division and 4th Overa, Memphis, TN, CWFC

San Jose State University Department of Meteorology, Duncan Hall 620
Phone: 408.924.5200 Email: meteorology@sjsu.edu