August 15, 2017 - A new review on extratropical transition ("The Extratropical Transition of Tropical Cyclones. Part I: Cyclone Evolution and Direct Impacts"), with Prof. Evans as lead author, has been accepted for publication in Monthly Weather Review! Look for it in Early Online Release now!
August 1, 2017 - Prof. Evans was recently awarded an Editors' Award from the American Meteorological Society "[for] thorough, constructive, and insightful reviews of an impressive number of manuscripts" in Monthly Weather Review and Weather and Forecasting.
May 20, 2017 - Bryan Burlingame's M.S. thesis research has now been published in the June 2017 issue of Weather and Forecasting! Congrats, Bryan!
May 12, 2017 - Congrats to David Nevius, co-recipient of our program's Dhirendra Sikdar Scholarship in Atmospheric Science, reflecting excellence in graduate study!
April 27, 2017 - Caitlin Crossett successfully defended her M.S. thesis research this afternoon. Congratulations, Caitlin! We hope to submit a manuscript based on her research to an AMS journal later this year.
April 4, 2017 - Caitlin Crossett is lead author (with her undergraduate advisor Prof. Nick Metz at Hobart and William Smith Colleges as co-author) on a new Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology manuscript about African cold surges. See it in Early Online Release now!
March 28, 2017 - Bryan Burlingame's M.S. thesis research into the influence of PBL parameterization on convection initiation predictability during MPEX has been accepted for publication in Weather and Forecasting (Burlingame et al. 2017)! Look for the manuscript in Early Online Release now.
February 26, 2017 - David Nevius is second author (with Prof. Evans' cousin Prof. John Knox at the Univ. of Georgia as lead author) on a new Bulletin of the AMS manuscript about wet bulb temperature calculation approximations. See it in Early Online Release now!
February 17, 2017 - Congratulations to group alum Brock Burghardt on the successful defense of his Ph.D. dissertation, "Performance Characteristics of Convection-Allowing Ensemble Forecasts with Varies Physics Parameterizations," completed under Prof. Brian Ancell's supervision at Texas Tech University! Brock will soon begin employment with WeatherBELL Analytics.
February 15, 2017 - Caleb Grunzke's M.S. thesis research has now been published in the March 2017 Monthly Weather Review! Congratulations, Caleb!
January 14, 2017 - Prof. Evans and Caitlin Crossett will be attending next week's AMS conference in Seattle. We'll be at the Career Fair on Saturday and Sunday and giving talks late Wednesday morning and early Wednesday afternoon in Tahoma 3 with the NWP/WAF conference. Prof. Evans will also be participating as a mentor at the Student and Early Career Speed Networking event on Monday night. We hope to see you there!
December 28, 2016 - Our work on trends in Atlantic hurricane season length (Karloski and Evans 2016, J. Climate) has recently been featured in the Washington Post and Weather Underground. Earlier in the year, it was featured in The Daily Beast.
November 19, 2016 - Congratulations to Aidan Kuroski, who finished first overall and first in the graduate student category in the WxChallenge for Reno, NV over the last two weeks!
November 11, 2016 - Congratulations to group alum Brock Burghardt, who won first place in the student poster competition at the 28th AMS Severe Local Storms conference in Portland, OR! His poster detailed his Ph.D. work at Texas Tech into methods for increasing ensemble spread for mesoscale applications.
October 26, 2016 - Caleb Grunzke's M.S. thesis research into the predictability and dynamics of the 8 May 2009 "Super Derecho" has been accepted for publication in Monthly Weather Review (Grunzke and Evans 2017)! Look for the manuscript in early online release within the next week or so.
October 16, 2016 - Congratulations to Caitlin Crossett, who recently was accepted into the Ph.D. program in hydrometeorology at the University of Vermont! Starting next fall, she will be supported by a Research Assistantship to conduct research on regional hydrometeorology and hydroclimatology through an NSF EPSCoR grant.
August 24, 2016 - We welcome three new group members: Aidan Kuroski from SUNY-Brockport, David Nevius from the University of Georgia, and Kevin Prince from Central Michigan University! All are presently pursuing their M.S. degree.
August 1, 2016 - Congratulations to Alli Keclik, Caleb Grunzke, and Alex Manion on their new jobs! Alli is now a Meteorologist Intern with the NWS in Chanhassen, MN, Caleb is now a Research Associate with CIMSS in Norman, OK, and Alex is now a Meteorologist Intern with the NWS in Pontiac, MI!
May 22, 2016 - Congratulations to Alli Keclik, Bryan Burlingame, and Caleb Grunzke on the successful defenses of their M.S. thesis research and on graduating this semester! Now the job hunt, and manuscript preparation, begin!
May 13, 2016 - Congratulations to Caleb Grunzke and Caitlin Crossett, joint recipients of our program's Dhirendra Sikdar Scholarship in Atmospheric Science, reflecting excellence in graduate study!