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Current Students

Quixuan Zheng (Ph.D.); Observations and modeling of marine boundary layer clouds.

Matt Drews (M.S.); Development of a next generation Rutgers Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Site

Past Students

John Pavacic, M.S. (2021): Harvesting Solar Energy in New Jersey and the New York City Metropolitan Area: Factors Influencing the Local-Scale Radiation Budget and Its Effect on Photovoltaic Collection Systems.  John is currently employed as an Environmental Scientist at the Fresh Kills Reclamation Project in New York.

Melissa Kazemirad, Ph.D. (2020): Summertime Post-Cold-Front Marine Stratocumulus Transition Processes over the Eastern North Atlantic.  Melissa is currently employed as the Lead Data Scientist at Nielsen.

Jennifer Kafka, Ph.D. (2020): Solar Energy Collection in Complex Radiation Fields: Implications for Large and Infrastructure-Constrained Panel Arrays.  Jennifer is currently employed as Director of Weather Analytics at The Demex Group.

Zhongyu Kuang, M.S., Ph.D. ABD (2017): Self Organizing Maps of Marine Boundary Layer Cloud Structure.  Zhongyu is currently employed as a Software Engineer at Google.

Lynne Trabachino, Ph.D. (2016): Simulations of Rainfall in the West African Sahel at Seasonal Time Scales.  Lynne is currently employed in Weather Analytics enterprise at the The Demex Group.

Allison Marquardt Collow, Ph.D. (2015): An Analysis of the Radiation Budget in Two Tropical Continental Atmospheric Columns.  Allison is currently employed by USRA as a Scientist in the Science and Exploration Directorate at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

David Langer, M.S. (2015): Line-by-Line Radiation Transfer Modeling.

Preethi Ganapathy, M.S. (2012): Three-Dimensional Radiation Transfer, Preethi is currently employed as a Professor of Physics at County College of Morris, Morris Plains, NJ.


Past Research Associates

Virendra Ghate, Ph.D.(2009-2013):  In addition to contributing to the group’s research, Virendra advised students and taught a course in Physical Meteorology.  Virendra is currently employed as a Scientist at the Argonne National Laboratory.