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Current Students

An asterisk (*) indicates the student is a Ph.D. candidate
Brock Burghardt *
Research Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Tim Cermak
Research Assistant
Research: Study of Low-Level Tornado Structure Using TTU Ka Radar Observations
Advisor: Dr. Chris Weiss
Brad Charboneau

Research: Thermodynamic Variability within VORTEX2 Storms
Advisor: Dr. Chris Weiss
Caleb Crow *
Research Assistant
Research:
Advisor: Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Director, Climate Science Center and Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Jennifer Daniel
Research Assistant
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 *
Research Assistant
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 Assistant
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
Michael Hollan
Research: Ensemble Predictability of Severe Convection
Advisor: Dr. Brian Ancell
Kate Horgan

Research: Numerical Simulation of Dry Lines & Land Use Variability
Advisor: Dr. Chris Weiss
Rich Krupar *
Research Assistant
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:
Christian Nauert
Teaching Assistant
Research: Effects of Irrigation on Local and Non-Local Aspects of the Atmosphere
Advisor: Dr. Brian Ancell
Paul Prososki
Research Assistant
Research: Dryline Mesovorticies
Advisor: Dr. Chris Weiss
Tony Reinhart *
Research Assistant
Research: Microphysical Schemes and Cold Pool Generation
Advisor: Dr. Chris Weiss
Pat Skinner*
Research Assistant
Research: Internal Rear-Flank Downdraft Surges
Advisor: Dr. Chris Weiss
Timothy Sliwinski *
Research Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Nick Smith
Teaching Assistant
Research: Ensemble Sensitivity Related to Wind Ramp Events on the South Plains
Advisor: Dr. Brian Ancell
Vanna Sullivan *
Research Assistant
Research:
Advisor:
Dan Vecellio
Teaching Assistant
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