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Leslie Allaire

Leslie Allaire

Administrative Manager

 

Michelle Brooks

Michelle Brooks

Academic Advisor &
Student Support Coordinator

Dr. John Horel

Dr. John Horel

Undergraduate Career Advisor

To ensure that your inquiry is addressed in a timely manner please send
your correspondence to one of the following:

Tenure-Line Faculty

Dr. Tim Garrett

Dr. Timothy Garrett

Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 821
801-581-5768
tim.garrett@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions
Cloud Microphysics
Cloud Dynamics
Environmental Instrumentation
Mountain Meteorology
Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics
Remote Sensing

 

 

Gannet Hallar

Dr. A. Gannet Hallar

Associate Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 816
801-587-7238
gannet.hallar@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions
Air Quality
Cloud Microphysics
Environmental Instrumentation
Dr. John Horel

Dr. John Horel

Professor

Intermountain Network and Scientific
Computing Center (INSCC), Rm 483
801-581-7091
john.horel@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Air Quality
Boundary-Layer Meteorology
Environmental Instrumentation
Fire Weather
Mountain Meteorology
Weather Forecasting

Dr. Steve Krueger

Dr. Steven Krueger

Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 725
801-581-3903
steve.krueger@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Boundary-Layer Meteorology
Cloud Microphysics
Cloud Dynamics
Fire Weather
Radar Meteorology

 

Dr. John Lin

Dr. John Chun-Han Lin

Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 721
801-581-7530
john.lin@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Air Quality
Atmospheric Chemistry
Environmental Instrumentation
Greenhouse Gases
Land-Air Interactions
Remote Sensing

 

Dr. Jay Mace

Dr. Gerald (Jay) Mace

Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 601
801-585-9489
jay.mace@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions
Cloud Microphysics
Cloud Dynamics
Environmental Instrumentation
Radar Meteorology
Remote Sensing

Dr. Kevin Perry

Dr. Kevin Perry

Associate Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 815
801-581-6138
kevin.perry@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Air Quality
Atmospheric Chemistry
Environmental Instrumentation

 

Dr. Zhaoxia Pu

Dr. Zhaoxia Pu

Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 712
801-585-3864
zhaoxia.pu@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Boundary-Layer Meteorology
Data Assimilation Methods
Mesoscale Meteorology
Numerical Weather Prediction
Radar and Satellite Data Assimilation
Tropical Meteorology
Weather Forecasting

Dr. Thomas Reichler

Dr. Thomas Reichler

Associate Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 804
801-585-0040
thomas.reichler@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Climate Dynamics
Large-Scale Dynamics
Regional and Global Climate Modeling
Stratosphere
Antarctic Ozone Hole

Dr. Jim Steenburgh

Dr. W. James Steenburgh

Professor

Intermountain Network and Scientific
Computing Center (INSCC), Rm 488
801-581-8727
jim.steenburgh@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Mountain Meteorology
Lake-Effect Snowstorms
Weather Forecasting

 
Dr. Court Strong

Dr. Courtenay Strong

Associate Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 702
801-585-0049
court.strong@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Air Quality
Boundary-Layer Meteorology
Cryosphere
Climate Research
Land-Air Interactions

 

Dr. Edward Zipser

 Dr. Edward Zipser

Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 809
801-585-0467
ed.zipser@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions
Climate Research
Cloud Microphysics
Cloud Dynamics
Mesoscale Meteorology
Radar Meteorology
Remote Sensing
Tropical Meteorology

Career-Line Faculty

Dr. Steve Cooper

Dr. Steve Cooper

Research Assistant Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 822
801-585-0095
steve.cooper@utah.edu

Research Interests: 

Remote Sensing

Dr. Erik Crosman 

Dr. Erik Crosman

Research Assistant Professor

Intermountain Network and Scientific
Computing Center (INSCC)
Rm 480
801-581-6136 (ATMOS Main Office)
erik.crosman@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Cold Pools and Air Quality
Lake and Sea Breezes
Environmental Instrumentation
Numerical Weather Prediction
Remote Sensing of Lakes
Mountain Meteorology
Boundary-Layer Meteorology
Synoptic Meteorology

Dr. Sebastian Hoch 

Dr. Sebastian Hoch

Research Assistant Professor

Intermountain Network and Scientific
Computing Center (INSCC)
Rm 485
801-581-7094
sebastian.hoch@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Atmospheric Radiation
Boundary-Layer Meteorology
Environmental Instrumentation
Mountain Meteorology

Dr. Mary Ann Jenkins 

Dr. Mary Ann Jenkins

Research Associate Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 719
801-585-9490
maryann.jenkins@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Fire Weather

Dr. Adam Kochanski

 

 

  


Dr. Logan Mitchell

 

 

 

 

Dr. Adam Kochanski

Research Assistant Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 716
801-585-9487
adam.kochanski@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Numerical Weather Prediction


Dr. Logan Mitchell

Research Assistant Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 714
801-581-6136 (ATMOS Main Office)
logan.mitchell@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Air Quality
Atmospheric Chemistry
Environmental Instrumentation 

Daniel Mendoza

 

 

 

Dr. Gene Robl

Dr. Daniel Mendoza

Research Assistant Professor

Intermountain Network and Scientific
Computing Center (INSCC)        
Rm 485
801-581-6136 (ATMOS Main Office)
daniel.mendoza@utah.edu

 

 

 Dr. Gene Robl

Associate Instructor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 811
801-581-7321
gene.robl@utah.edu

Dr. Vince Salomonson

Dr. Vincent Salomonson

Research Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 809
801-581-6136 (ATMOS Main Office)
vince.salomonson@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Remote Sensing

Dr. Kenneth Sassen

Dr. Kenneth Sassen

Research Professor

William C. Browning Building (WBB)
801-581-6136 (ATMOS Main Office)
kennethsassen@gmail.com

Research Interests:

Remote Sensing

 
Dr. Adam Varble

Dr. Adam Varble

Research Assistant Professor

William Browning Building (WBB)
Rm 813
801-581-3336
a.varble@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions
Cloud Dynamics
Cloud Microphysics
Mesoscale Meteorology
Radar Meteorology
Remote Sensing
Tropical Meteorology

Dr. David Whiteman

Dr. C. David Whiteman

Research Professor

Intermountain Network and Scientific
Computing Center (INSCC)
Rm 485
801-585-1414
dave.whiteman@utah.edu

Research Interests:

Boundary-Layer Meteorology
Environmental Instrumentation
Mountain Meteorology

 

   

Auxiliary Faculty

Jeff Anderson

Dr. Jeffrey Anderson
Adjunct Associate Professor
Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Phone: (303) 497-8991
Email: jla@ucar.edu
CV

Dave Bowling

Dr. David Bowling
Professor
Department of Biology
University of Utah
Phone: (801) 581-2130
Email: david.bowling@utah.edu
CV

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Dr. Belay Demoz
Professor
Director, Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET)
Office: 410-455-2715
Physics, Room 426
JCET Office: 410-455-5706
Email: bdemoz@umbc.edu
CV

Larry Dunn

Dr. Lawrence Dunn
Adjunct Professor
University of Utah
Phone: (801) 577-6912
Email: lbdunn.ut@gmail.com
CV

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Dr. Hermann Gerber
Adjunct Professor
Gerber Scientific, Inc
Phone: (703) 742-9844
Email: hgerber6@comcast.net

Haiyan Jiang

Dr. Haiyan Jiang
Associate Professor of Meteorology
Department of Earth & Environment
Florida International University
Phone: (305) 348-2984
Email: haiyan.jiang@fiu.edu
CV

Alan Kerstein

Dr. Alan Kerstein
Adjunct Professor
Sandia National Laboratories (Retired)
Email: alan.kerstein@gmail.com
CV

Steve Lazarus Dr. Steven Lazarus
Professor of Meteorology
Marine and Environmental Systems
Florida Institute of Technology
Phone: (321) 394-2160
Email: slazarus@fit.edu
Website: services.fit.edu/profiles/profile.php?value=65
Chuntao Liu Dr. Chuntao Liu
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical & Environmental Sciences
Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi
Phone: (361) 825-3845
Email: chuntao.liu@tamucc.edu
CV
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Dr. Eric Pardyjak
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Utah
Phone: (801) 585-6414
Email: pardyjak@eng.utah.edu
Website: www.mech.utah.edu/~pardyjak/
CV

Jon Zawislak

Dr. Jonathan Zawislak
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Earth & Environment
Florida International University
Phone: (302)383-9927
Email: jzawisla@fiu.edu
CV

Emeritus Faculty

Emeritus Faculty is a title conferred by The University of Utah for the purpose of recognizing the meritorious service of a faculty member upon or after retirement.  Appointments to emeritus status for retired faculty members are made by the Board of Trustees on recommendation of the President of the University and the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Jan Paegle

Dr. Jan Paegle
Professor Emeritus                                                                                 
Office: 715 WBB
Phone: Not Available
Email: jan.paegle@utah.edu

Julia Paegle

Dr. Julia Paegle
Professor Emerita
Office: 715 WBB
Phone: Not Available
Email: julia.paegle@utah.edu

Departmental Staff


To ensure that your inquiry is addressed in a timely manner please send your correspondence
to one of the following:

 

Leslie Allaire

Administrative Manager

Department of Atmospheric Sciences
135 S 1460 E, Rm 819
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0110

801-581-6137

leslie.allaire@utah.edu


Responsibilities:

Departmental Administrative Matters
Problem Solving
State & Research Budgets
Payroll-hiring/terminations
Research Administration
Travel
Procurement
Etc.

Michelle Brooks

Academic Advisor

Department of Atmospheric Sciences
135 S 1460 E, Rm 819
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0110

801-581-6136

michelle.brooks@utah.edu

Responsibilities:

Academic Advising
Student Recruitment
Curriculum Management
Alumni Relations
Website Maintenance
Scholarship Information
Travel
Etc.

Research Staff

Ryan Bares
Senior Lab Specialist
Phone: Not Available
Email: ryan.bares@utah.edu
Sally Benson Sally Benson
Research Associate
Phone: 801-585-0008
Email: sally.benson@utah.edu
Zhiqiang Cui

Zhiqiang Cui 
Research Scientist
Phone: Not Available
Email: zhiqiang.cui@utah.edu

Dr. Henrique Duarte
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Phone: Not Available
Email: h.duarte@utah.edu

Ben Fasoli
Benjamin Fasoli
Research Associate
Phone: Not Available
Email: b.fasoli@utah.edu

 
Chris Galli Chris Galli
Research Associate
Phone: 801-585-1415
Email:chris.galli@utah.edu
Dr. Mathias Gergely
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Phone: Not Available
Email: mathias.gergely@utah.edu
Hongping Gu

Dr. Hongping Gu                                                                  
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Phone: Not Available
Email: hongping.gu@utah.edu

Alex Jacques
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Phone: Not Available
Email: alexander.jacques@utah.edu

Krishna Khatri Dr. Krishna Khatri
Research Assistant Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Phone: Not Available
Email: krishna.khatri@utah.edu
Xin Li

Xin Li
Research Scientist
Phone: Not Available
Email: xin.li@utah.edu

Liao-fan Lin

Dr. Liao-fan Lin  
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Phone: Not Available
Email: liaofan.lin@gmail.com

Nola Lucke Nola Lucke
Program Manager
Phone: 801-581-4362
Email: nola.lucke@utah.edu
Derek Mallia

Derek Mallia                                                                                 Research Associate
Phone: Not Available
Email: derek.mallia@utah.edu

Judy Pechmann Dr. Judy Pechmann
Research Associate
Phone: 801-585-1415
Email: judy.pechmann@utah.edu
Joe Young
Research Associate
Phone: Not Available
Email: joe.young@utah.edu
Lauren Zuromski

Lauren Zuromski
Research Associate
Phone: Not Available
Email: lauren.zuromski@utah.edu

Graduate Students

Trey Alvey

Trey Alvey

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: g.alvey@utah.edu

Betsy Berry

Betsy Berry

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: betsy.berry@utah.edu
Website

Brian Blaylock

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: brian.blaylock@utah.edu

Lucas Bohne

Graduate Student (M.S.)
Email: lucas.bohne@utah.edu

Marcel Caron

Graduate Student (M.S.)
Email: marcel.caron@utah.edu

Doug Catharine

Doug Catharine

Graduate Student (M.S.)
Email: doug.catharine@utah.edu

Kevin Dougherty

Kevin Dougherty

Graduate Student (M.S.)                                                                                                                  
Email: kevin.dougherty@utah.edu

Roy Feng

Chengfeng (Roy) Feng

Graduate Student (Ph.D. after prospectus)
Email: Not Available

Kyle Fitch

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: kyle.fitch@utah.edu

Chris Foster

Chris Foster

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: chris.foster@utah.edu

Tom Gowan

Tom Gowan

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: tom.gowan@utah.edu

Derek Hodges

Derek Hodges

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: derek.g.hodges@utah.edu

Hao-Jhe Hong

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: haojhe.hong@utah.edu

Bailey Husile

Bailey Husile

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)    
Email: Not Available

Andy Lambert

Andy Lambert

Graduate Student (M.S.)    
Email: andy.lambert@utah.edu

Xia Li

Xia (Ashley) Li

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: xia.li@utah.edu

Taylor McCorkle

Taylor McCorkle

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: taylor.mccorkle@utah.edu

Ross Petersen

Ross Petersen

Graduate Student (M.S.)
Email: ross.petersen@utah.edu

Mani Rajagopal

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: mani.rajagopal@utah.edu

Karlie Rees

Karlie Rees

Graduate Student (M.S.)          
Email: karlie.rees@utah.edu

Alex Robertson

Alex Robertson

Graduate Student (M.S.)        
Email: alex.j.robertson@utah.edu

Dustin Roten

Dustin Roten

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)              
Email: dustin.roten@utah.edu

Peter Saunders

Peter Saunders

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: peter.saunders@utah.edu

McKenna Stanford

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: mckenna.stanford@utah.edu
Ahmad Talaei

Ahmad Talaei

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: ahmad.talaei@utah.edu

Peter Veals

Peter Veals

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: peter.veals@utah.edu
Alex Weech

Alex Weech

Graduate Student (M.S.)
Email: alex.weech@utah.edu

Brittany Welch

Brittany Welch

Graduate Student (M.S.)        
Email: brittany.welch@utah.edu

Michael Wessler

Michael Wessler

Graduate Student (M.S.)
Email: m.wessler@utah.edu

Tyler West

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: tyler.k.west@utah.edu

Dien Wu

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: dien.wu@utah.edu
Winnie Wu

Zheng (Winnie) Wu

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: zheng.winnie.wu@utah.edu

Zeqian (Hazel) Xia

Graduate Student (M.S.)
Email: zeqian.xia@utah.edu

Zhuocan Xu

Zhuocan Xu

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: zhuocan.xu@utah.edu

Zhixiao Zhang

Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Email: zhixiao.zhang@utah.edu

Visiting Scientists

Fan-Yi Lin

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering/Institute of Photonic Technologies,
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

May 30, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Working with Dr. John Lin

Bojun Zhu

Working with Dr. Zhaoxia Pu

 

Last Updated: 11/14/18