Group Alumni

Alli KeclikAlexandra (Alli) Keclik
Alli completed her M.S. in spring 2016 and was jointly advised with Prof. Paul Roebber. The title of her thesis was, The Influence of Assimilated Targeted Observations Upon Ensemble Forecasts of Convection Initiation, and a manuscript derived from this research is currently in preparation for submission to Monthly Weather Review. Alli is presently a Meteorologist Intern with the National Weather Service in Chanhassen/Twin Cities, MN.

Bryan BurlingameBryan Burlingame
Bryan completed his M.S. in spring 2016 and was jointly advised with Prof. Paul Roebber. The title of his thesis was, The Influence of PBL Parameterization on the Practical Predictability of Convection Initiation During the Mesoscale Predictability Experiment (MPEX), and a manuscript derived from this research is currently under review for publication in Weather and Forecasting. Bryan presently lives in Seattle, Washington, where he works for Shyft.

Caleb GrunzkeCaleb Grunzke
Caleb completed his M.S. in spring 2016. The title of his thesis was, Predictability and Dynamics of Warm-Core Mesoscale Vortex Formation with the 8 May 2009 "Super Derecho" Event, and a manuscript derived from this research was published in March 2017 in Monthly Weather Review. Caleb is presently employed as a Research Associate with the Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies in Norman, OK.

Juliana KarloskiJuliana Karloski
Juliana completed her M.S. in spring 2015. The title of her thesis was, Seasonal Influences upon and Long-Term Trends in the Length of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, and a manuscript derived from this research was published in January 2016 in the Journal of Climate. Juliana is presently the Special Projects Lead at Innovative Weather here in Milwaukee.

Alex ManionAlex Manion
Alex completed his M.S. in spring 2014. The title of his thesis was, A Preliminary Evaluation of Advanced Dvorak Technique-Derived Intensity Estimate Errors and Biases During the Extratropical Transition of Tropical Cyclones Using Synthetic Satellite Imagery, and a manuscript derived from this research was published in August 2015 in Weather and Forecasting. Alex is presently employed as a Meteorologist Intern with the National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac, MI.

Brock BurghardtBrock Burghardt
Brock completed his M.S. thesis in spring 2013 and was jointly advised with Prof. Paul Roebber. The title of his thesis was, Assessing the Predictability of Convection Initiation Using an Object-Based Approach, and a manuscript derived from this research was published in April 2014 in Weather and Forecasting. Brock recently (February 2017) completed his Ph.D. at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX.