Education

2014-present | North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

  • Ph.D. Atmospheric Science

2010-2014 | North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

  • B.S. Meteorology, Minor: Environmental Science

 

Research & Work Experience

May 2014-August 2014 | Meteorologist Intern, NC DENR Division of Air Quality, Raleigh, NC

  • Completed air quality forecast daily
  • Improved familiarity with forecasting techniques via models and applying knowledge from previous courses
  • Learned the basics of Perl and C shell scripting, FORTRAN, WRF, CMAQ and HYSPLIT

May 2013-August 2013 | Meteorologist Intern, NC DENR Division of Air Quality, Raleigh, NC

  • Completed air quality forecast daily
  • Improved familiarity with forecasting techniques via models and applying knowledge from previous courses
  • Learned the basics of Perl and C shell scripting, FORTRAN, WRF, CMAQ and HYSPLIT

August 2013-May 2014 | Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

  • Taught lab section of Introduction to Weather and Climate and helped proctor lecture exams
  • Improved knowledge of basic meteorological processes
  • Effectively communicated to students and helped develop their understanding of basic meteorology

August 2013-May 2014 | Undergraduate Research Experience, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

  • Completed an undergraduate research experience as part of MEA Honors Program
  • Analyzed chemical and meteorological conditions that are favorable for nucleation events at a forested site in NC
  • Used ArcGIS and HYSPLIT to create a back trajectory analysis for different nucleation events to find trends in air mass origins
  • Presented findings at Spring 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium

 

Awards & Honors

CNCC-AMS Academic Achievement Award Recipient, Raleigh, NC
Presenter, Spring 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium, North Carolina State University
Order of Omega, North Carolina State University
Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Science Honors Program, North Carolina State University
University Scholars Program- North Carolina State University
Dean's List, North Carolina State University