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Current Students

An asterisk (*) indicates the student is a Ph.D. candidate
Brock Burghardt *

Research:
Advisor:
Amanda Berkseth
Research Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Brad Charboneau

Research: Thermodynamic Variability within VORTEX2 Storms
Advisor: Dr. Chris Weiss
Ji Min Chun

Research:
Advisor: Dr. Song-Lak Kang
Caleb Crow *

Research:
Advisor: Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Director, Climate Science Center and Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Jennifer Daniel

Research: Lightning Forecasting with the TTU WRF Model & Operational use of Total Lightning Data
Advisor: Dr. Eric Bruning
Sarah Dillingham Research: Supercell to Bow Echo Transitions
Advisor: Dr. John Schroeder
Casey Griffin
Research Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Scott Gunter *
(WIND)
Research: An Investigation of Severe Thunderstorm Outflow Using TTU-Ka Radar and StickNet Observations
Advisor: Dr. John Schroeder
Aaron Hardin
Teaching Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Aaron Hill *

Research: Applications of Ensemble Sensitivity to Adaptive Observations
Advisor: Dr. Brian Ancell
Joseph Hill
Research: Observation Targeting Strategies for High-Impact Weather
Advisor: Dr. Brian Ancell
Kate Horgan

Research: Numerical Simulation of Dry Lines & Land Use Variability
Advisor: Dr. Chris Weiss
Rich Krupar *

Research: Investigation of the Mean Horizontal Wind Profile in Different Parts of Landfalling Hurricanes
Advisor: Dr. John Schroeder
Matt Lauridsen
Research Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Laura Lenfest
Teaching Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Matt Mahalik
Teaching Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Grant McKercher
Research Assistant
Research:
Avisor:
Ashley Morris
Teaching Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Christian Nauert

Research: Effects of Irrigation on Local and Non-Local Aspects of the Atmosphere
Advisor: Dr. Brian Ancell
Kelly Neely
Teaching Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Tony Reinhart *

Research: Microphysical Schemes and Cold Pool Generation
Advisor: Dr. Chris Weiss
Vicente Salinas
Research Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Mark Savin
Teaching Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Timothy Sliwinski *

Research:
Advisor: Dr. Song-Lak Kang
Nick Smith *

Research: Ensemble Sensitivity Related to Wind Ramp Events on the South Plains
Advisor: Dr. Brian Ancell
Vanna Sullivan *

Research:
Advisor: Dr. Eric Bruning
Andrew Vande Guchte
Research Assistnat
Research:
Advisor:
Dan Vecellio

Research: Large Eddy Simulations for Diagnosing Changes in Sub-Grid Scale Models
Advisor:
Phillip Ware
Teaching Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Candace Wood Research: Polarity Asymmetry in Cloud-to-Ground Lightning
Advisor: Dr. Eric Bruning and Dr. Kyle Wiens