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Graduate Guide --> VII. Atmospheric Science Faculty and Areas of Expertise ---> Acadmeic Faculty


Faculty Member Area of Expertise
Elizabeth Barnes Ph.D., University of Washington, 2012.Assistant Professor.Large-scale atmospheric dynamics, atmospheric mixing/transport, stratosphere-troposphere exchange, general circulation, atmospheric circulation.
Michael M. Bell Ph.D., Naval Postgraduate School, 2010. Associate Professor. Tropical cyclones, Radar, mesoscale, and tropical meteorology.
Thomas Birner Ph.D., Ludwig.Maximilians.University, Germany, 2003. Associate Professor.Tropical and extratropicaltropopause, stratospheric dynamics, gravity waves.
Jeffrey L. Collett, Jr. Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1989. Professor. Atmospheric chemistry, cloud chemistry & physics.
A. Scott Denning Ph.D., Colorado State University, 1994. Professor. Land-Atmosphere surface interaction processes, climatology.
Emily Fischer Ph.D., University of Washington, 2010.Assistant Professor.Atmospheric chemistry, chemistry climate interactions, reactive nitrogen in the Earth system.
Sonia M. Kreidenweis Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1989. University Distinguished Professor. Atmospheric chemistry; aerosol chemistry and physics, experimental and modeling studies of aerosol/cloud/climate interactions, visibility.
Christian D. Kummerow Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1987.Professor, Director of CIRA. Atmospheric radiative transfer, remote sensing of hydrological parameters.
Eric Maloney Ph.D., University of Washington, 2000. Professor.Tropical meteorology, climate dynamics, ocean-atmosphere interaction.
Jeffrey Pierce Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2009. Associate Professor. Atmospheric chemistry, physics, aerosol/cloud/climate interactions.
David A. Randall Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles, 1976.University Distinguished Professor. General circulation modeling, climate change, planetary boundary layer, convective cloud dynamics.
Kristen L. Rasmussen Ph.D., University of Washington, 2014. Assistant Professor. Satellite and mesoscale meteorology, global convective systems, cloud dynamics, hydrometeorology, cloud-climate interactions, high-impact weather.
Steven A. Rutledge Ph.D., University of Washington, 1983.Professor. Radar and mesoscale meteorology, precipitation physics, atmospheric electricity.
Russ S. Schumacher Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2008.Associate Professor.Mesoscale meteorology, mesoscale convective systems, weather analysis and forecasting, the climatology of precipitation, precipitation extremes, flash floods, and societal impacts of weather.
David W. J. Thompson Ph.D., University of Washington, 2000.Professor. Large scale atmospheric dynamics, climate change and impacts.
Sue van den Heever Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2001.Assistant Professor. Convective storms, mesoscale meteorology, numerical modeling, cloud physics and dynamics, aerosol indirect effects.

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