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Department Seminars

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences Graduate Student Seminar is designed to teach graduate students through the presentation of scholarly works of students, faculty, staff and other external scientists. Speakers are invited to present their research to members of our department and to collaborate with our faculty during their visit.

Additional dates to be determined

Fall 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Refreshments and Social at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Atmospheric Sciences Department

Title: Department Introduction

Abstract

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Defense begins at 3:30pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Ian Glenn, PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Why do some clouds grow taller than others? An investigation of some physics relevant to convective parameterization
Abstract

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Tim Garrett, Professor
, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Are the shapes of clouds impossibly complex or fundamentally simple?

Abstract

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Manuela Lehner, Institute of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences, University of Innsbruck
Title: Diurnal cycles of turbulent fluxes in an east-west oriented valley
Abstract

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Matt Lammers, PPS Senior Science Data Visualization Analyst/Software Engineer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Title: Online Data Visualization in the Atmospheric Sciences
Abstract

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Zhaoxia Pu, Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Understanding, communicating, and mitigating forecast uncertainties: What we learned from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma so far and beyond
Abstract

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Refreshments and Social at 3:00pm in FASB Confluence
Seminar begins at 3:30pm in 295 FASB
Speaker: Distinguished Alumni Seminar: Dr. Ping Yang, Professor and Head of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A & M University
Title: Atmospheric optics & radiative transfer: Genesis and Evolution
Abstract

Monday, October 2, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 1:45pm :: Seminar begins at 2:00pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Günter Gross, Professor, University of Hannover
Title: Urban climate modelling – applications and future developments
Abstract

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Global Change & Sustainability Seminar begins at 4:00pm
ASB 210
Speaker: Dr. Lisa Diling, Director, NOAA Western Water Assessment; Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, University of Colorado
Title: Learning lessons from managing drought: Adaptation in an interconnected, uncertain world
Abstract

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
No seminar

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Fall Break :: No Seminar

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Seminar begins at 2:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: Dr. David Kingsmill, Research Scientist, University of Colorado, Boulder, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)
Title: Orographic Precipitation Processes along the Coast of Northern California
Abstract

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Ivana Stiperski, University of Innsbruck
Title: Can the information on turbulence anisotropy improve near-surface similarity scaling over complex terrain?
Abstract

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Fan-Yi Lin, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering/Institute of Photonic Technologies, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Title: 3D Chaos Lidar System
Abstract
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Ian Glenn, PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Lasers and Clouds in the Classroom: Atmospheric science demonstrations for student success!
Abstract coming soon

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: James R. Campbell, Meteorologist, Marine Meteorology Division, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Title: TBD
Abstract coming soon

Monday, November 13, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Shawn Urbanski, Research Physical Scientist, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
Title: TBD
Abstract coming soon

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Defense begins at 10:00am
INSCC 110
Speaker: Derek Mallia, PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences
Title: TBD
Abstract coming soon

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Betsy Andrews, CIRES Research Scientist, NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Division 
Title: TBD
Abstract coming soon

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: TBD
Title: TBD
Abstract coming soon

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Peter Veals, PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: TBD
Abstract coming soon

Monday, December 4, 2017
Defense begins at 10:00am
INSCC 110
Speaker: Crystal Painter, MS Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences
Title: TBD
Abstract coming soon

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Defense begins at 9:00am
INSCC 110
Speaker: Lauren Zuromski, MS Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences
Title: TBD
Abstract coming soon

Friday, December 8, 2017
Defense begins at 1:00pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Jeana Mascio, PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences
Title: TBD
Abstract coming soon

Last Updated: 10/19/17