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Recent Graduates

August 2015
Master of Science – Atmospheric Science

Christopher J. Mitchell
B.S., 2013, San Jose State University
An ACARS Climatology of the Boundary Layer Near the Coast of Southern  California
Advisor:  Dave Rahn

Kevin J. Nelson
B.S., 2012, Florida Institute of Technology
Evaluation of Warm-Rain Microphysical Parameterizations in Mesoscale Simulations of the Cloudy Marine Boundary Layer
Advisor:  Dave Mechem

December 2014

Master of Science – Atmospheric Science

Lei Cai
B.S., 2011, Janjing University of Information Science and & Technology
Extreme Events over the Contiguous United States Portrayed in a CESM-WRF Dynamical Downscaling Framework
Advisor:  Dave Mechem

August 2014

Master of Science – Atmospheric Science

Carly S. Fish
B.S., 2012, University of Kansas (Atmospheric Science)
Characterizing Synoptic and Cloud Variability in the Northern Atlantic Using Self-Organizing Maps
Advisor:  Dave Mechem

August 2013

Master of Science – Atmospheric Science

Shu Chen
B.S., Nanjing University of Information & Technology, 2006
Synoptic Scale Weather Patterns Associated with Annual Snow Accumulation Variability in North-Central Greenland
Advisor:  David Braaten
Cassandra Wilson
B.S., University of Kansas (Atmospheric Science), 2011
Spatial and Temporal Variability of Extreme Weather in the United States
Advisor:  Nate Brunsell


Cristin Burke McKinney
B.S., Bridgewater State College, 2003
M.A., University of Kansas (Geography), 2006
Power in Transition:  The Spatial Variation of Territorial Cohesion in Kazakhstan
Advisor:  Shannon O’Lear

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