2020 NCAS-M Virtual Center-Wide Professional Development Workshop

Overview: The 2020 NCAS-M Virtual Center-wide Professional Development (PD) Workshop will consist of 4 ½-days of professional and career development trainings designed to develop strategies and approaches to increase student learning and future career professional development opportunities. The workshop will ensure that all students being supported receive a common experience and core competencies designed to […]

PLANETARY BOUNDARY LAYER WORKSHOP 2020

A National Science Foundation funded workshop in planetary boundary layer theory, measurements and modeling, originally scheduled to occur at the Howard University Beltsville Campus, will now be held as a virtual event on June 15-26, 2020. WHO: Open only to registered early career underrepresented and graduate students WHAT: Planetary Boundary Layer Workshop 2020 Three tracks […]

2020 NOAA Cooperative Science Center in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology (NCAS-M) Experiential Training Summer Program (ETSP)

Date June 1 – July 24, 2020 Location Virtual The following nine students will participate in 2020 NCAS-M ETSP: Juan Alape-Toro (UPR), Sergio Diaz (UMBC),Jeannine Dizon (UMBC). Kayla Hudson (JSU), Kayla Lyons (UMBC), Kendall Parks (JSU), Sebastian Rosales (SDSU), Taylon White (JSU), and Danielle Wilson (UMBC). The 2020 NCAS-M Experiential Training Summer Program will provide […]

Congratulations, NCAS Alum, Dr. Jose “Joe” Rivas!!

Congratulations to NCAS alum, Jose A. “Joe” Rivas for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation at University of Texas- El Paso (UTEP)!! His dissertation is titled, “Dust Storms and the Dispersal of Aquatic Invertebrates in the Chihuahuan Desert Ecoregion.” He was advised by NCAS-M Faculty, Dr. Tom Gill and co-advised by Dr. Elizabeth Walsh of the UTEP […]

2019 STEM Women of Color Conclave

NCAS-M Co-Investigator, Dr. Rosa Fitzgerald attended the 2019 STEM Women of Color Conclave, June 8-10, 2019 in Chantilly, VA. This year, the STEM Women of Color Conclave focuses deeply on “Truth above all Else” principle, offering its participants unique professional development opportunities that authentically honor the worth of intersectionality as a lived experience and investigative framework, […]

Dr. Warren Washington, Building Dedication at Penn State

Penn State officially changed the name of Building 328 at Innovation Park to the Warren M. Washington Building during a dedication ceremony held May 17. Washington, an internationally recognized expert in climate research, earned his doctorate in meteorology at Penn State in 1964. He is the 2nd person to earn a PhD in Meteorology, paving […]

Congratulations NCAS-M Grads!!

NCAS-M is celebrating graduates!! NCAS-M Fellow, Daniel Yeager earned a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from Howard University in May 2019. His thesis titled, “Radiative Properties of Aging Saharan Dust Plumes Entering the Tropical Atlantic”, examined the Saharan dust plumes as they enter the tropical parts of the Atlantic Ocean. After graduation, Dr. Yeager will be […]

Meet Nakul Karle

Nakul Karle is a PhD Candidate studying Environmental Science and Engineering at UTEP. He was recently interviewed about his choice of school and experience in his doctoral program. Nakul shouted out some amazing NCAS-M Faculty in his interview! See below and check out the full article here: https://www.utep.edu/newsfeed/campus/student-profile-nakul-karle.html Tell us about a hands-on learning experience you’ve […]

2019 AMS Washington Forum

On Friday, March 29, the following eight students represented NCAS-M at the 2019 AMS Washington Forum: Julio Ceniceros (UTEP), Miguel Cortez (UTEP), Emmanuel Dibia (UMD), Ena Keys (JSU), Wambugu Kironji (UMBC), Catherine Liu (SJSU), MiaNwi Obioha (JSU), and Shadya Sanders (HU). Shadya, Catherine, Emmanuel, Julio, and Miguel gave a brief presentation about their NERTO internship […]

A Likely Union: Climate Change and Landscape Architecture

NCAS-M Webinar Series 2019 Did you know that landscape architects can influence climate change?! JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR… Diane Jones Allen, D. Eng Associate Professor, University of Texas at Arlington College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs Dr. Jones Allen will discuss research and practice pertaining to climate change and landscape architecture as […]