Graduate Students

Arriaga-Ramirez, Sarahi

Arriaga-Ramirez, Sarahi

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: O’Brien, Travis
Research area: Extreme precipitation
Email: sarriaga@ucdavis.edu
ATM Grad Student

Bercos-Hickey, Emily

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Nathan, Terry/ Chen, Shu-Hua
Research area: African easterly waves, African easterly jet, Saharan mineral dust
Email: ebercosh@ucdavis.edu
ATM Grad Student

Caputi, Dani

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Faloona, Ian
Research area: TBD
Email: djcaputi@ucdavis.edu
ATM Grad Student

Chen, Xue Meng

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Chen, Shu-Hua
Research area: Numerical prediction of hurricanes and severe weather events using the WRF model; Data assimilation of conventional and field campaign measurements to improve model initial conditions, with a focus on airborne GPS radio occultation observations.
Email: xuechen@ucdavis.edu
Clay, Jenae

Clay, Jenae

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Paw U, Kyaw Tha
Research area: Field measurements and modeling of evapotranspiration in California crops
Email: jmclay@ucdavis.edu
Duan, Shiheng

Duan, Shiheng

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Ullrich, Paul
Research area: Machine learning, Severe weather, Climate model. 
Email: shiduan@ucdavis.edu
ATM Grad Student

Earl, Kenneth

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Chen, Shu-Hua
Research area: TBD
Email: ksearl@ucdavis.edu
ATM Grad Student

Edgar, David

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Paw U, Kyaw Tha
Research area: TBD
Email: daedgar@ucdavis.edu
Gong, Ruolan

Gong, Ruolan

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Paw U, Kyaw Tha
Research area: TBD
Email: rgong@ucdavis.edu
Guerra, Jorge

Guerra, Jorge

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Ullrich, Paul
Research area: Numerical model development, mountain weather and orographically forced waves
Email: jeguerra@ucdavis.edu
Hoy, Allison

Hoy, Allison

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Paw U, Kyaw Tha
Research area: Permafrost carbon fluxes in Arctic Alaska
Email: ahoy@ucdavis.edu
ATM Grad Student

Hu, Zhuoqun (Arthur)

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Kleeman, Mike/Cappa, Chris/Faloona, Ian
Research area: TBD
Email: azqhu@ucdavis.edu
ATM Grad Student

Huynh, Jonathan

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Grotjahn, Richard
Research area: Climate change
Email: jonhuy@ucdavis.edu
ATM Grad Student

Inda Diaz, Hector

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: O’Brien, Travis
Research area: TBD
Email: haindadiaz@ucdavis.edu
ATM Grad Student

Jou, Yitien

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Nathan, Terry
Research area: TBD
Email: yjou@ucdavis.edu
Kent, Eric

Kent, Eric

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Paw U, Kyaw Tha
Research area: Measurements and modeling of evapotranspiration, canopy microclimate, and phenology
Email: erkent@ucdavis.edu
Li,Jing

 Li, Jing

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Chen, Shu-Hua
Research area: Dust effects on Cyclone, WRF
Email: jinli@ucdavis.edu
Li, Yiting

Li, Yiting

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Kleeman, mike
Research area: Air quality
Email: yitli@ucdavis.edu
ATM Grad Student

Li, Ziyue

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Cappa, Chris
Research area: Fate of Secondary Organic Aerosol in Atmosphere
Email: ziyli@ucdavis.edu
Lu, Wenxi

Lu, Wenxi

Degree program: MS
Major professor: TBD
Research area: TBD
Email: wxilu@ucdavis.edu
 ATM Grad Student

McAuliffe, Megan

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Paw U, Kyaw Tha
Research area: TBD
Email: mimcauliffe@ucdavis.edu
 ATM Grad Student  

McClenny, Elizabeth

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Ullrich, Paul
Research area: TBD
Email: eelliott@ucdavis.edu
McGowan, Laura

McGowan, Laura

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Paw U, Kyaw Tha
Research area: Modeling snow processes in a Higher Order Closure Multi-Layer Soil-Vegetation-Atmospheric Model. For more information please visit http://www.lauraemcgowan.com/current-research.html.
Email: lemcgowan@ucdavis.edu
Metz, Megan

Metz, Megan

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Paw U, Kyaw Tha
Research area: TBD
Email: megmetz@ucdavis.edu
ATM Grad Student

Nelson, Scott

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Nathan, Terry/Chen, Shu-Hua
Research area: TBD
Email: spnelson@ucdavis.edu
Niu, Xiaoyun

Niu, Xiaoyun

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Biello, Joseph
Research area: Tropical Dynamics
Email: xyniu@ucdavis.edu
Piaseczny, Jennifer

Piaseczny, Jennifer

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Biello, Joseph
Research area: Tropical Dynamics
Email: jpiaseczny@ucdavis.edu
Pinheiro, Marielle

Pinheiro, Marielle

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Ullrich, Paul
Research area: Objective detection of atmospheric blocks
Email: mcpinheiro@ucdavis.edu
Ramirez, Argel

Ramirez, Argel

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Chen, Shu-Hua
Research area: Modeling, Numerical Schemes, Severe Weather, (or TBD)
Email: aramirezreyes@ucdavis.edu
 ATM Grad Student

Seidel, Seth

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Yang, Da
Research area: TBD
Email: sdseidel@ucdavis.edu
Sterzinger, Lucas

Sterzinger, Lucas

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Igel, Adele
Research area: Cloud physics
Email: lsterzinger@ucdavis.edu
 ATM Grad Student

Swenson, Leif

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Igel, Matthew
Research area: TBD
Email: lmswenson@ucdavis.edu
 Tang, Minmeng

Tang, Minmeng

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Zhang, Qi
Research area: Electrospray aerosol interface
Email: mmtang@ucdavis.edu
 Shuang Tong

Tong, Shuang (Lea)

Degree program: MS
Major professor: TBD
Research area: TBD
Email: leatong@ucdavis.edu
 ATM Grad Student

Trousdell, Justin

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Faloona, Ian
Research area: TBD
Email: jftrousdell@ucdavis.edu
 Turner IV, William

Turner IV, William

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Nathan, Terry
Research area: Atmospheric dynamics; Weather and Climate Impacts on Society
Email: wturneriv@ucdavis.edu
 Venecek, Melissa

Venecek, Melissa

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Kleeman, Mike
Research area: Air quality modeling and airborne particulate matter measurements
Email: mavenecek@ucdavis.edu
 ATM Grad Student

Wan, Chao

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Nathan, Terry
Research area: TBD
Email: mzwan@ucdavis.edu
Wang, Hanxiaoxin (Zora)

Wang, Hanxiaoxin (Zora)

Degree program: MS
Major professor: Nathan, Terry
Research area: TBD
Email: hxxwang@ucdavis.edu
Wang, Meina

Wang, Meina

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Ullrich, Paul
Research area: Wind and wind power, human-induced regional climate change, downscaling local climate change
Email: mnawang@ucdavis.edu
 ATM Grad Student

Yu, Amy

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: Ullrich, Paul
Research area: TBD
Email: aypyu@ucdavis.edu
 Zhang, Xiao

Zhang, Xiao

  1. Degree program: MS
  2. Major professor: TBD
  3. Research area: TBD
  4. Email: xxzzhang@ucdavis.edu 
 Zhao, Yusheng

Zhao, Yusheng

Degree program: PhD
Major professor: TBD
Research area: TBD
Email: yshzhao@ucdavis.edu

 

Class Photos

ATM 2016

ATM 2016

Back row: Melissa Venecek, David Edgar, Leif Swenson, Jonathan Huynh), Hector Inda-Diaz, Dani Caputi, Chao Wan Middle row: Beth Elliott-Mclenny, Megan McAuliffe, Jenae Clay, Sarahi Arriaga-Ramirez, Amy Yu, Ziyue Li
Seated: Laura McGowan, Marielle Pinheiro

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ATM Grad Students, Fall Welcome 2015

Front row: Xingying Huang, Marielle Pinheiro, Beth Elliott, Laura McGowan, Shan Zhou, Ziyue Li, Xiaoyun Niu, Jorge Guerra, Alexandra Kuwano (ATM undergrad), Hananeh Jafary (ATM undergrad)
Middle row: Dial Hoang (ATM undergrad), Ali Hoy, Yvonne Lo, Jonathan Huynh, Yiting Li, Danny Caputi, Jing Li, Meina Wang, Xue Meng Chen, YiTien Jou, Carley Frederickson (ATM undergrad),
Back row
: Hector Inda Diaz, Emily Bercos-Hickey, Alan Rhoades, Craig Chang, Brian Chen (visiting PhD student), William Turner, Chao Wan, Eric Kent, Dustin Grogan, and Scott Nelson (ATM undergrad)
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ATM Grad Students, Fall Welcome 2014

Front row: Yvonne Lo,  Laura McGowan, Danielle Mallon, Xue Meng Chen, and Rui Zhang
2nd row: Ziyue Li, Jenae Clay,  Meina Wang, Xingying Huang, Josephine Fong, Zee Chen, and Marielle Pinheiro
3rd row: Ayse Isik, Jing Li, William Turner IV, and Shobhit Mehrotra
4th row: Jorge Guerra, Jeni Piaseczny,  Melissa Venecek, Danny Caputi,
Back row:
Dial Hoang (ATM undergrad), Weili Ye,  Eric Kent, Chonghong Mou, Dustin Grogan, Craig Chang, and Alan Rhoades
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ATM_Fall_Welcome_2013.jpg

ATM Grad Students, Fall Welcome 2013

Front row: Ziyue Li, Xingying Huang, Meina Wang, Josephine Fong, and Ali Hoy
Middle: Weili Ye, John Aaron, Zee Chen, Laura McGowan, Ayse Isik, Xue Meng Chen, Emily Bercos-Hickey, Jeni Piaseczny, Melissa Venecek, Rui Zhang, Hsiang He Lee, and Marielle Pinheiro
Back: Craig Chang, Eric Kent, Nico Bambach, Alan Rhoades, Max Suard, and Dustin Grogan
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