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Hello all, I am a Research Scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) at Colorado State University (CSU), where I am a Satellite Researcher and Science Coordinator at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service Operations Proving Ground (NWS OPG) based out of the NWS Central Region Headquarters in Kansas City, MO. I serve as a liaison for the NWS in the research to operations process, with an emphasis on exploring the value of advanced satellite derived products for observing and predicting public weather hazards and leading Satellite Proving Ground efforts. I am also a Research Affilate in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Department (ATOC) at the University of Colorado-Boulder (CU), where I am finishing a collection of studies associated with my postdoctoral work that analyzes convection initiation from observations and high-resolution idelized large eddy simulations from the Remote sensing of Electrification, Lightning, And Mesoscale/microscale Processes with Adaptive Ground Observations (RELAMPAGO) field campaign. Concurrently, I am finishing a pair of studies associated with my Ph.D. at the University at Albany, State University of New York, where I analyzed tropical cyclone convection from the Tropical Cyclone Intensity (TCI) experiment and developed a revised pitot-static technique for measuring dropsonde-derived vertical velocities. I am a former Lecturer at CU (ATOC), where I taught Introduction to Atmospheric Physics, and a former Adjunct Faculty member in the Math, Science, Technology and Health department at SUNY Schenectady, where I taught College Mathematics.

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Research areas

Satellite meteorology, atmospheric convection, instrumentation/observations, mesoscale meteorology, tropical meteorology, radar meteorology and statistics