Clemente is a first-year Ph.D. student at The University of Melbourne. He got a master’s degree in Earth Sciences by the National Autonomous University of Mexico in 2015. He worked on the development and diagnosis of observational databases for Mexico, and the evaluation of uncertainties in mesoscale model outputs (e.g. WRF) for Mexico City. Also, he developed a regional diagnosis for the improvement of precipitation simulations using the WRF model with initialisation methods such as hybrid nudging technique, updated descriptions of the land-surface parameters, and sensitivity tests with parametrisations of cumulus in tropical regions. His research focuses on numerical weather prediction and mesoscale precipitation processes.