Zach Bruick joined the Unidata Program Center (UPC) team on June 3, 2019 as a
Software Engineer. After finishing his Master's degree in Atmospheric Science at
Colorado State University in May, he has jumped in to apply his talents to Unidata's
mix of science, software development, and training activities.
Zach earned a Bachelor's degree in Meteorology — along with a major in Geography and
minor in Mathematics — from Valparaiso University before heading to Colorado State.
first encountered Unidata while working with GEMPAK and the LDM as part of Valparaiso's
undergraduate meteorology curriculum, and he's been immersed in the scientific Python
ecosystem since his Junior year. In addition to his university coursework, Zach has honed
his scientific skills through student research and internship positions with NASA and NOAA.