Feng Nai


Advanced Radar Techniques (ART)

Job Title:Research Scientist


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Phone:(405) 325-6314

Feng is a research scientist and part of the Advanced Radar Techniques team. His research primarily focuses on 1) developing signal processing algorithms to improve weather radar data quality, and 2) utilizing advanced capabilities of phased-array radar to improve weather observations.

Degree (Ph.D, M.S, B.A, etc.) Major Subject University or College Name Year (YYYY) (optional)
Ph. D Electrical Engineering University of Oklahoma 2017
Research Interests
  • Weather radar signal processing
  • Phased-array weather radar
Selected Publications

Boettcher, J.S. TorresF. NaiC. CurtisD. Schvartzman2022A Multidisciplinary Method to Support the Evolution of NWS Weather Radar TechnologyWeather and Forecasting374429–444, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-21-0159.1.

Weber, M.K. HondlN. YussoufY. JungD. StratmanB. PutnamX. WangT. SchuurC. KusterY. WenJ. SunJ. KeelerZ. YingJ. ChoJ. KurdzoS. TorresC. CurtisD. SchvartzmanJ. BoettcherF. NaiH. ThomasD. ZrnicI. IvicD. MirkovicC. FultonJ. SalazarG. ZhangR. PalmerM. YearyK. CooleyM. IstokM. Vincent2021Towards the Next Generation Operational Meteorological RadarBulletin of the American Meteorological Society102E2357–E1383, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-20-0067.1.

Nai, F.S. TorresC. Curtis2020Mitigating the Impact of Azimuthal Sampling on the Strength of Radar-Observed CirculationsJournal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology371103–1116, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-19-0152.1.

Nai, F.J. BoettcherC. CurtisD. SchvartzmanS. Torres2020The Impact of Elevation Sidelobe Contamination on Radar Data Quality for Operational InterpretationJournal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology59707–724, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-19-0092.1.

Nai, F.S. TorresR. Palmer2016Adaptive Beamspace Processing for Phased-Array Weather RadarsIEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing545688–5698, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2016.2570138.

Nai, F.S. TorresR. Palmer2013On the mitigation of wind-turbine clutter for weather radars using range-Doppler spectral processingIET Radar, Sonar & Navigation7178–190, doi:10.1049/iet-rsn.2012.0225.