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 […]