I am a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences of the University at Albany, State University of New York. I am part of Ryan Torn's research group (also known as Team Torn). Before joining UAlbany, I pursued my undergraduate B.Sc. in Theoretical Physics with a curricular sequence (25 extra credit hours) in Meteorology at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez.

Research Interests

My broad research interests include tropical meteorology, atmospheric dynamics, and numerical weather prediction. Currently, I am using both observations and model simulations to investigate factors and mechanisms driving tropical cyclone intensification under moderate vertical wind shear.

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Recent Publications

My list of publications include both peer-reviewed and non peer-reviewed articles about my PhD work and other fun projects. Most recently, I wrote a two-part paper about tropical cyclone intensification in sheared environments. I also co-authored a paper on the January 2013 sudden stratospheric warming.

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I have benefited from multiple research and professional development opportunities. To help students looking for such opportunities, I have compiled a list of internships, scholarships, fellowships, and workshops for students in the atmospheric and related sciences.

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