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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

Summer 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: 
Volkmar Wirth, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Title: 
The Dynamics of Orographic Banner Clouds: Previous Insight and Outstanding Questions.
Abstract

Monday, May 8, 2017
Defense begins at 11:00am
INSCC 110
Speaker: 
Alexandria Gingrey, MS Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: 
Relationships between Extreme Rain Rates and Convective Intensities from the Perspectives of TRMM and WSR-88D Radars
Abstract

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Defense begins at 1:00pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Kimi Smith, PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: The stochastic harmonic autoregressive parametric (SHArP) weather generator
Abstract

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Defense begins at 1:00pm
2250 WEB
Speaker: Shixuan Zhang, PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Improving Hurricane Vortex Initialization and Prediction Through Inner-core Data Assimilation with Ensemble-Variational Hybrid Methods
Abstract

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Defense begins at 10:00am
INSCC 110
Speaker: Chau Lam (Chris) Yu, MS Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: The Impact of Assimilation of GPM Clear Sky Radiance on Hurricane Forecasts with HWRF Model
Abstract

Friday, June 30, 2017
Defense begins at 3:00pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Zheng (Winnie) Wu, MS Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Sensitivity of Stratosphere-Troposphere Interaction to Surface forcing in an Idealized Model
Abstract

Monday, July 10, 2017
Defense begins at 1:00pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Taylor McCorkle, MS Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: TBD
Abstract coming soon

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Defense begins at 1:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: Leah Campbell, PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: TBD
Abstract coming soon

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Defense begins at 1:00pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Tom Gowan, MS Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: TBD
Abstract coming soon

Last Updated: 6/23/17