Assistant Professor of Meteorology
Applied Aviation Sciences Department
Daytona College of Aviation
Daytona Beach campus

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Meteorology, Florida State University
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Meteorology, Florida State University

  • WX 301: Aviation Weather
  • WX 368: Physical Meteorology
  • WX 395P: Hurricanes and Trop Meteo

WX270: Weather Information Systems

WX301: Aviation Weather

WX368: Physical Meteorology

WX482: Research Methods in Meteorology


Halperin, D. J., and R. D. Torn, 2018: Diagnosing atmospheric conditions associated with large short-term intensity forecast errors in the Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting (HWRF) model. Wea. Forecasting, 33 (1), 239-266.

Halperin, D. J., R. E. Hart, H. E. Fuelberg, and J. H. Cossuth, 2017: The development and evaluation of a statistical-dynamical tropical cyclone genesis guidance tool. Wea. Forecasting, 32 (1), 27-46.

Halperin, D. J., H. E. Fuelberg, R. E. Hart, and J. H. Cossuth, 2016: Verification of tropical cyclone genesis forecasts from global numerical models: Comparisons between the North Atlantic and eastern North Pacific basins. Wea. Forecasting, 31 (3), 947-955.

Halperin, D. J., H. E. Fuelberg, R. E. Hart, J. H. Cossuth, P. Sura, and R. J. Pasch, 2013: An evaluation of tropical cyclone genesis forecasts from global numerical models. Wea. Forecasting, 28 (6), 1423–1445.

Strazzo, S., J. B. Elsner, T. LaRow, D. J. Halperin, and M. Zhao, 2013: Observed versus GCM-generated local tropical cyclone frequency: Comparisons using a spatial lattice. J. Climate, 26 (21), 8257–8268.

Lanicci, J., D. Halperin, S. Shappell, C. Hackworth, K. Holcomb, M. Bazargan, J. Baron, and R. Iden, 2012: General Aviation Weather Encounter Case Studies.  FAA Aerospace Medicine Technical Report 12/11.

Shappell S., C. Hackworth, K. Holcomb, J. Lanicci, M. Bazargan, J. Baron, R. Iden, and D. Halperin, 2010: Developing Proactive Methods for General Aviation Data Collection.  FAA Aerospace Medicine Technical Report 10/16.