People

Steve Nesbitt, Principal Investigator

Research staff

  • Brian Jewett, Research scientist (topic: ice microphysical processes for GPM)
    • E-mail: bjewett at illinois.edu
    • Ph.D., M.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. University of Oklahoma

Graduate research assistants

  • Kirstin Gleicher, Ph.D. Student (topic: ice microphysics for GPM retrievals)
    • E-mail: gleiche1 at illinois.edu
    • M.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. St. Cloud State University
  • Dan Harnos (NASA Graduate Fellow), Ph.D. Student (topic: hurricane rapid intensification)
    • E-mail: harnos1 at illinois.edu
    • M.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. Rutgers University
  • Kim Reed (NASA Graduate Fellow), Ph.D. Student (topic: orographic precipitation in the tropics/radar and microphysics of winter precipitation for GPM)
    • E-mail: dill1 at illinois.edu
    • M.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. University of Nebraska
  • George Duffy, M.S. Student (topic: in situ microphysics and active microwave sensing of ice clouds)
    • E-mail: gaduffy2 at illinois.edu
    • B.S. University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • Stella Choi, M.S. Student (topic: convective storms in Subtropical South America)
    • E-mail: lchoi7 at illinois.edu
    • B.S. University of Washington

Undergraduate research assistants

  • Lauren Carter, B.S. student (topic: SST influences on hurricane rapid intensification)

Group graduate research alumni

  • Vineeth Madhavan, M.S. 2009 (co-advised with Prof. Alison Anders, Geology) (topic: Erosion-precipitation relationships in the Western Ghats, India)
  • Jessica Colberg, M.S. 2012 (co-advised with Prof. Alison Anders, Geology) (topic: Land surface-precipitation interactions in the Western Ghats, India)
  • Wendilyn (Kaufeld) Flynn, M.S., Ph.D. 2012, now Assistant Professor, Earth Sciences Department, University of Northern Colorado (topic: cloud-aerosol interaction in convection, hydrometeorological processes in monsoons)
  • Nicole (Schiffer) Gaynor, M.S., Ph.D. 2013, now Science Writer at National Center for Supercomputing Applications (topic: North American Monsoon water budget)

Group undergraduate research alumni

  • Roger Akers, B.S. 2009, now engineer at Flying S Inc., Palestine IL (topic: North American Monsoon Convection/Lightning)
  • Katie Sulski, B.S. 2011 (topic: factors tropical cyclone tracks)
  • Nick Mycyk B.S. 2011 (topic: hurricane rapid intensification)
  • Thomas Ventimiglia, B.S. 2012 (topic: modeling hurricane rapid intensification)
  • Zaneta Gacek, B.S. 2012 (topic: radar and rain gauge analysis in the Jemez Mountains in New Mexico)
  • Ana Ortiz, B.S. 2013 (topic: GIS applications in road weather forecasting)
  • Gabriel Ewing, B.S. 2013 (topic: Idealized modeling of orographic precipitation)