Science-A-Thon 2019

I’m participating in this year’s Science-A-Thon! From the scienceathon.org page: “Science-A-Thon is a five-day celebration of science, engineering, technology, and math (STEM!), science professionals, science teachers, science journalists, and anyone else who uses science in their day – from the lab to the field, from learning to teaching, from routine tasks to major discoveries! Science-A-Thon […]

Update From the Field: TORUS [24 May 2019]

We’ve just wrapped up day 10 of TORUS operations in the eastern Texas panhandle. There have been a couple down days sprinkled in, but overall we have been running hard for this campaign. The weather pattern has been conducive for supercell thunderstorms since we started, so almost everyday has brought an opportunity to collect data. […]

A woman in weather we should all know

At the National Weather Center, we are required to wear ID at all times for security purposes. Over the years, many of us have collected lanyard-swag like strange birds collecting shiny things for our nests. Last week at AMS, my friend Jamison Hawkins of Lockheed Martin (they funded my first year of graduate study via […]

I Finished the PhD!

This week, I finally met a long standing goal of achieving a PhD! I defended my dissertation on Tuesday afternoon. Today, my dissertation was accepted to the archive – the last requirement. The full dissertation is now available online here! Instead of talking about the details of my PhD work here (see the dissertation for […]

IM OU Meteorology Feature

I was featured as a new representative for the School of Meteorology’s IM Meteorology campaign!  From the SoM webpage: “I’M OU Meteorology (Inclusivity in Meteorology) is the School of Meteorology’s campaign to help celebrate the accomplishments and diversity of our community. The School recognizes that the contributions of scientists from diverse backgrounds enrich and improve the […]