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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

Spring 2018

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
No Seminar :: AMS Annual Conference


Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Rasha Abbasi & Dr. John Belz, Physics
, University of Utah
Title: Ground Level observation of Gamma-ray Showers  in Coincidence With Downward Lightning Leaders

Abstract

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Valeria Molinero, Director, Henry Eyring Center, University of Utah
Title: Nucleation of Ice: a Molecular Perspective
Abstract

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Craig Clements, Associate Professor, Department of Meteorology & Climate Science, San Jose State University
Title: Observations of Wildfire Plume Dynamics during the Rapid Deployments to Wildfires Experiment (RaDFIRE)
Abstract

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Brian Kahn, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Title: Using hyperspectral infrared sounders to link cloud microphysics, thermodynamics, and the atmospheric circulation
Abstract

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Benjamin T. Johnson, Project Scientist II, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Title: The Life of a Snowflake
Abstract

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:15pm :: Seminar begins at 3:30pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Nicolas Ferlay, Laboratoire d'Optique Atmosphérique, Université de Lille/CNRS
Title: 3D cloud structure and morphology from satellite passive technique.
Abstract

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Sandra Yuter, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University
Title: Snow characteristics, storm structures, and velocity waves in coastal Northeast U.S. winter storms.
Abstract

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:15pm :: Seminar begins at 3:30pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. John Peters, Naval Post Graduate School
Title: The role of updraft width in the intensification of right-moving supercells
Abstract

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Isla Simpson, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Title: Future projections of the Northern Hemisphere mid-latitude circulation with implications for regional hydroclimate.
Abstract

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Feng Li, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Title: Coming soon
Abstract coming soon

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Defense begins at 3:30pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Sarah Bang, PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Coming soon
Abstract coming soon

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Defense begins at 10:30am
INSCC 110
Speaker: Jeana Mascio, PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Coming soon
Abstract coming soon

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: TBD
Title: Coming soon
Abstract coming soon

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
No seminar :: Spring Break

Monday, March 26, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:15pm :: Seminar begins at 3:30pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Lance Bosart, Distinguished Professor, Department of Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences, University of Albany/State University of New York
Title: Coming soon
Abstract coming soon

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Raymond Shaw, Professor, Michigan Technical University
Title: Turbulence-induced broadening of cloud-droplet size distributions: Implications for precipitation formation and cloud optical properties
Abstract coming soon

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. G. David Emmitt, President & Senior Scientist, Simpson Weather Associates
Title: Airborne Doppler Wind Lidar investigations of atmospheric boundary layer dynamics in complex terrain and over large water bodies.
Abstract

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: TBD
Title: Coming soon
Abstract coming soon

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Dylan Millet, Professor, Department of Soil, Water, and Climate, University of Minnesota
Title: Coming soon
Abstract coming soon

Last Updated: 2/21/18