STS-33, STS-49, STS-61, STS-73
A free presentation by Astronaut Kathy Thornton will visit the University of Oklahoma to share her experiences as a NASA astronaut
and the impact of STEM education during a lecture and scholarship presentation. This event is open to the public.
Friday, October 30, 2015 / 3 p.m. / Reynold Performing Arts Center
2016 AMS Award Winners
The Remote Sensing Prize
For fundamental contributions to weather radar science and technology, with applications to observations of severe storms and tropospheric winds.
The Charles Franklin Brooks Award
James Kimpel, CCM
For decades of faithful service and enlightened leadership in the Society, guiding it to remain vigorous, relevant, and focused on the future.
NOAA Hollings Scholarship recipient Joshua Wadler from the University of Oklahoma won the award for Outstanding Oral Presentation in NOAA’s Weather-Ready Nation Goal at the recent NOAA Science and Education Symposium in Silver Spring Maryland on 30 July. The Hollings Scholarship Program provides recipients with awards that include a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) plus a housing subsidy during the summer at a NOAA facility as well as academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year and other assistance. Josh spent his ten weeks working with Rob Rogers on Radial and Azimuthal Variations in Convective Burst Structure in Tropical Cyclones from Airborne Doppler Observations. You can see an earlier version of the presentation at ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/blog/seminars/2015/Hollings_2015.zip. Congratulations to Josh for a job well done.
Congratulations to School of Meteorology graduate student Burkely Twiest and her advisor Adam Clark for receiving the 1st place award for Outstanding Student Oral Presentation at the American Meteorological Society’s Conference on Weather and Forecasting. The presentation was entitled “Using the High-Resolution NSSL-WRF Ensemble to Provide Hazard Guidance.”
Congratulations to School of Meteorology graduate student Eswar Iyer and his advisor Adam Clark for receiving the 2nd place for Outstanding Student Oral Presentation at the American Meteorological Society’s Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction. The presentation was entitled “Comparison of 36-60 Hour Precipitation Forecasts from Convection-Allowing and Convection-Parameterizing Ensembles”