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Mentor Partnerships 2018

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Updated on June 27th, 2018
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Protégé Research Topic Mentors

Pedro Brea

Using Machine Learning Techniques to Forecast Solar Energetic Particle Events

Research Mentor
Hazel Bain
NOAA/CIRES
Research Mentor
Eric Adamson
NOAA/CIRES
Writing Mentor
Aaron Pina
AERIS LLC
Computing Mentor
Kevin Manross
NOAA/CIRA

Kimberly Brothers

Present and Future Impacts of Tropical Cyclones on U.S. Metropolitan Hydroclimatology in a High-Resolution Climate Model

Research Mentor
Colin Zarzycki
CGD
Writing Mentor
Alice DuVivier
CGD
Computing Mentor
Brian Vanderwende
CISL

Marcel Corchado-Albelo

Designing a New Coronal Magnetic Energy Diagnostic

Research Mentor
Sarah Gibson
HAO
Research Mentor
Anna Malanushenko
HAO
Writing Mentor
Andrea Smith
COMET

Keenan Eure

Physical Mechanisms of Tropical Cyclone Intensification in Environments with Temporally Varying Vertical Wind Shear

Research Mentor
Rosimar Rios-Berrios
ASP
Research Mentor
Chris Davis
MMM
Writing Mentor
Jamie Wolff
RAL
Computing Mentor
Tarique Siddiqui

Cindi-Ann Findley

Investigating Hurricane Storm Surge Predictability Using ADCIRC and SLOSH

Research Mentor
David Ahijevych
RAL
Research Mentor
Rebecca Morss
RAL
Research Mentor
Talea Mayo
University of Central Florida
Writing Mentor
Jeremiah Sjoberg
COSMIC
Coach Mentor
Vanessa Vincente
COMET

Jane Harrell

Predicting Streamflow, Snowpack, and Stream Temperature Sensitivities to Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest's Green River Basin

Research Mentor
Andy Wood
RAL
Research Mentor
Martyn Clark
RAL
Writing Mentor
Rebecca Schwantes
ASP
Computing Mentor
Alessandro Fanfarillo
Coach Mentor
LuAnna Allapowa
HR

Jaylond Harvey

Exploring the Relationship between Liquid Water Equivalent and Ice Accretion Rates

Research Mentor
Scott Landolt
RAL
Writing Mentor
Holger Voemel
EOL

Sung Min Kim

Simulation and Prediction of Southwest Monsoon Using CESM1

Research Mentor
Richard Neale
CGD
Writing Mentor
Kevin Raeder
CISL
Computing Mentor
Dani Coleman
CGD
Coach Mentor
Katie Dagon
ASP

Ekaterina Lezine

Quantifying Spatial Sampling Error in the SWOOSH Dataset from 1984-2004

Research Mentor
Sean Davis
NOAA/CIRES
Research Mentor
Nick Davis
NOAA/CIRES
Research Mentor
Karen Rosenlof
NOAA
Writing Mentor
Amanda Back
NOAA/CIRA
Coach Mentor
Nathan Hardin
NOAA/CIRA

Amber Liggett

Weather-Ready Nation: Care Model Development for Ambassadors

Research Mentor
Nezette Rydell
NOAA
Research Mentor
Greg Hanson
NOAA
Writing Mentor
Melissa Petty
NOAA/CIRA

Mia Murray

Ozone’s Impact on Climate Change: Tropospheric Ozone Variability as Measured by Ozonesondes

Research Mentor
Audrey Gaudel
NOAA/CIRES
Research Mentor
Owen Cooper
NOAA/CIRES
Writing Mentor
Lesley Smith
NOAA/CIRES
Coach Mentor
Diann Cullen
NOAA

Holly Olivarez

The Impact of Volcanic Eruptions on Ocean pH

Research Mentor
Nikki Lovenduski
CU
Writing Mentor
B.J. Smith
CISL
Computing Mentor
Elizabeth Maroon
CISL
Coach Mentor
Siyuan Wang
ASP

Jeremiah Piersante

Understanding Subtropical MCSs in Argentina Using WRF

Research Mentor
Glen Romine
MMM
Research Mentor
Kristen Rasmussen
CSU
Writing Mentor
Annareli Morales
MMM
Computing Mentor
David John Gagne
ASP

Jamin Radar

Using Diurnal Temperature Range Variability to Constrain the Water Vapor Feedback

Research Mentor
Kris Karnauskas
CU
Writing Mentor
Jessica Luo
CGD

Nathalie Rivera-Torres

The Impact of High-Resolution Terrain Data in Weather Research and Forecasting Simulations of Hurricane Maria

Research Mentor
Falko Judt
MMM
Research Mentor
James Done
MMM
Writing Mentor
Brian Bevirt
Coach Mentor
Matt Paulus
EOL

Michaela Serpas

Characteristics of Hail Accumulation Events around Denver

Research Mentor
Katja Friedrich
CU
Writing Mentor
Nan Rosenbloom
CGD
Coach Mentor
Marcus Walter

Amin Taziny

Analysis of Short-Term Ionospheric Variability using Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model with Thermosphere and Ionosphere Extension

Research Mentor
Nicholas Pedatella
HAO
Research Mentor
Hanli Liu
HAO
Writing Mentor
Astrid Maute
HAO
Coach Mentor
WenXian Li
ASP

Brittany Welch

A Sensitivity Analysis of Truck Blowover Algorithm for the Pikalert® System

Research Mentor
Amanda Anderson
RAL
Writing Mentor
Waleska Rivera-Shon
Computing Mentor
Adriana Taudzens Bailey
EOL

Starlette Williams

Quantifying Snow/Ice Albedo Feedback in the Arctic Based on Reanalysis Data

Research Mentor
Cenlin He
ASP
Writing Mentor
Rebecca Buchholz
ACOM
Computing Mentor
Mikael Witte
Coach Mentor
Robert Stillwell
ASP

Malcolm Wilson

A Potential Diagnostic to Characterize Different Weather-Regime Forcings of Convective-Precipitation Events

Research Mentor
May Wong
MMM
Writing Mentor
Sarah Tessendorf
RAL
Computing Mentor
Bryan Guarente
COMET
Coach Mentor
Agbeli Ameko
GLOBE
CIRA
Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, CSU, Colorado
CIRES
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, Colorado
CSU
Colorado State University
CU
University of Colorado - Boulder
NCAR
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmopsheric Administration
UCAR
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
WHOI
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
All other acronyms are UCAR groups.

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