Vita / CV
Ryan Truchelut: Ph.D. (2015): Diagnosing Tropical Cyclone Risk Through the Development of a Landfall Diagnostic Index for the North Atlantic Basin. Currently Lead Forecaster at International Agribusiness Group.
Daniel Halperin: Ph.D. (2015): Investigating the Potentially Untapped Predictability of Tropical Cyclone Genesis in Operational Global Models. (Co-advised with Prof. Henry Fuelberg). Currently a Postdoctoral Scientist at U. Albany, NY (Prof. R. Torn supervisor).
Serena Moseley: (2015): FSU Young Scholars Program (YSP) High School Student
Jacqueline Santa Ana: (2015): FSU Young Scholars Program (YSP) High School Student
Russell Glazer: M.S. (2014): The Influence of Mesoscale Sea Surface Temperature Gradients on Tropical Cyclones. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/9177/. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. at FSU. Co-advised with M. Bourassa.
Joshua Cossuth: Ph.D. (2014): Exploring a Comparative Climatology of Tropical Cyclone Core Structures. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/8965/. Currently employed at NRL Monterey, CA.
Lauren Visin: B.S. (Hons). (2014): An Examination of the Differences in Tropical Cyclone Pressure-Wind Relationships among Observations, Model Analyses, and Model Forecasts. Currently pursuing an M.S. Degree at FSU (Prof. J. Chagnon advisor).
Sabrina Abesamis: (2013): FSU Young Scholars Program (YSP) High School Student
Lilian Dove: (2013): FSU Young Scholars Program (YSP) High School Student. Currently undergraduate student at MIT.
Andrew Hazelton: M.S. (2013): Tropical Cyclone Eyewall Slope as Determined From Radar Reflectivity Data: Composites and Case Studies. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/7414/. Currently a postdoc at Princeton/GFDL (S. J. Lin, supervisor).
Lindsey Day: M.S. (2013): Climatological and Synoptic Patterns of Atlantic Hurricanes Categorized by GFS Track Ensemble Spread and Error. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/7350/. Currently employed by FOX26 Television in Houston, TX.
Benjamin Schenkel: Ph.D. (2012): An analysis of the impacts of western North Pacific tropical cyclones on their local and large-scale environment. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/5430/. Currently a Postdoc at Univ. ALbany (L. Bosart and D. Keyser Advisors)
Grayum Vickers: M.S. (2012): An ingredients-based examiniation of U.S. severe tornado alleys using reanalysis data. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/5452/. Coadvised with E. Chassignet. Currently instructor in New York City.
Chip Helms: M.S. (2012): The Evolution of Dropsonde-derived Kinematic and Thermodynamic Structures in Developing and Non-developing Atlantic Tropical Convective Systems. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/4907/. Currently a Ph.D. student at Univ. ALbany (L. Bosart Advisor)
Briana Luthman: (2012): FSU Young Scholars Program (YSP) High School Student
David Ryglicki: Ph.D. (2011): The Evolution of Barotropically Unstable, High-Rossby Number Vortices in Shear. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/1960. Co-advised with P. Reasor and T. N. Krishnamurti. Currently employed by FNMOC.
Ryan Truchelut: M.S. (2011): Quantifying the Possible Existence of Undocumented Atlantic Warm-Core Cyclones in NOAA/CIRES 20th Century Reanalysis Data. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/1510/. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. at FSU.
Susan Bils: B.S. (2010) WIMSE Student
Andrew Murray: M.S. (2009): Improved prediction of short-term TC intensity change using TC core tendencies.Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/2165/. Currently employed by Univ. S. Alabama.
Glenn Creighton: M.S. (2009): A spatial filter approach to determining the role of convection on the evolution of a mesoscale vortex. Thesis:http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/3033/. Coadvised with Phil Cunningham. Currently employed by UCAR/AFWA, Omaha, Nebraska.
Clark Evans: Ph.D. (2009): The Thermodynamic Evolution of Recurving Tropical Cyclone Bonnie (1998). Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/440/. Currently employed at Univ. Wisconsin-Milwaukee as a (tenured) Associate Professor.
Kelsie Timpe: B.S. (2009) WIMSE Student: Unique synoptic aspects of the environments conducive to Tallahassee tropical cyclones.
Matt Bloemer: M.S. (2008): The conditions unique to rapid intensification and weakening of inland TCs. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/3644/. Currently employed by NOAA/National Weather Service.
Robert Deal: B.S. Honors (2008): Climatology and trends in Atlantic recon reports as compared to best-track. Currently employed by NOAA/National Weather Service.
Maria Molina: B.S. Honors (2008): An analysis of the factors driving the motion of Hurricane Andrew (1992). Currently employed by FoxNews, NYC.
David Piech, M.S. (2007): Atlantic Reconnaissance Vortex Message Climatology and Composites and their use in Characterizing Eyewall Cycles. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/888/. Currently employed by ImpactWeather, Inc.
Danielle Manning, M.S. (2007): The Utility of the ERA40 Cyclone Phase Space in Trend Diagnosis and North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Reanalysis. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/2750/. Currently employed by NOAA/National Weather Service.
Andrew Durante, M.S. (2006): Forecast confidence measures using NCEP GFS Ensembles. Research Webpage Thesis: http://etd.lib.fsu.edu/theses/available/etd-07072006-115847/. Currently employed by Constellation Energy, Inc.
Clark Evans, M.S. (2006): Dynamics of the Wind Field Expansion Associated with Extratropically Transitioning Tropical Cyclones. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/439/. Currently employed by Univ. Wisconsin-Milwaukee as an Assistant Professor.
Mike Watson, M.S. (2005): A Recalcualtion of MPI using Upper-Ocean Depth Averaged Temperatures: Climatology and Case Studies. Thesis: http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/etd/7069/. Currently employed by Surfline, Inc.