School of Meteorology Students and Faculty Present at AMS Annual Meeting

School of Meteorology Students and Faculty Present at AMS Annual Meeting

Many of our students, faculty, and staff attended the American Meteorological Society’s Annual Meeting held in Austin, Texas January 7-11, 2018. We are proud of all of our students and faculty and all of the hard work they’ve done presenting posters and presentations and networking with their colleagues. At latest count, our participation was something like:

Oral Presentations: 11

  • Tim Surpinie: “Evaluating FV3 with Thompson Microphysics for Convection-Permitting Forecasting over CONUS in the Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment.”
  • David Harrison: “Predicting 12-hour Storm Reports Using Random Forest Classification”
  • Jordan Christian: “The Evaporative Stress Index as an Indicator for Flash Drought Across the United States Using Reanalysis Datasets”
  • Leah Kos: “Engaging Emergency Managers and Planners in Resiliency Efforts in the Southern Plains”
  • Makenzie Krocak: “Developing and Testing Forecast Products in the FACETs Paradigm” First place presentation award
  • Professor Dr. Alan Shapiro: “Mesoscale ascent in Nocturnal Low-Level Jets”
  • Professor Dr. Jeff Basara: “Mesoscale Variability of Land-Atmosphere Coupling Across the Southern Great Plains in the North American Regional Reanalysis”
  • Ryann Wakefield: “Investigation of Land Atmosphere Feedbacks in Oklahoma using Local Coupling Metrics”
  • Aaron Johnson: “Systematic Impacts of Assimilating PECAN IOP Observations on Numerical Prediction of Bores”
  • Brian Greene: “Optimization of Rotary-Wing UAS as an Atmospheric Platform”
  • Professor Phillip Chilson: “Development of an Autonomous UAV Atmospheric Profiling System: Initial Implementation and First Results”
  • Graduate student Joshua Gebauer: “Examining Common Features of the Low-Level Jet during PECAN” Second place student oral presentation at the PECAN Symposium
  • Graduate Student Matt Flournoy “Poster title goes here” Third place student oral presentation at the PECAN Symposium

Poster Presentations:

  • Hristo Chipilksi: First place student poster presentation at the PECAN Symposium

You can view a copy of video and audio recordings from the AMS Annual Meeting Here

We will continue to update this list with videos and award markers as they become available!