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Research Associate Profiles

Matthew bishop
Matthew Bishop — Research Associate III
  • B.S. in Computer Science - 2002 - Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.
  • Research Associate with Assistant Professor Elizabeth Barnes, Assistant Professor Thomas Birner, Professor Bill Cotton, Professor Scott Denning, Assistant Professor Emily Fischer, Associate Professor Eric Maloney, Assistant Professor Jeff Pierce, Assistant Professor Russ Schumacher, and Associate Professor Sue van den Heever
  • Computer Support with an emphasis on software configuration, debugging and maintaining old codes
Mark Branson
Mark Branson — Research Associate IV
  • M.S. in Atmospheric Science - 1991 - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO.
  • Research Associate with Professor Dave Randall
  • Focus on general circulation modeling
Paul Ciesielski
Paul Ciesielski — Senior Research Associate
  • M.S. in Atmospheric Science - 1980 - Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.
  • Research Associate with Professor Wayne Schubert (1983-Present) and Professor Richard Johnson (1991-Present). Previous Research Associate with Professor Emeritus Elmar Reiter (1977-1980), Professor Tom VonderHaar (1980-1982) and Professor Duane Stevens (1980-1991)
  • Analysis and modeling of tropical phenomena; monsoon studies, quality control of sounding data
Don Dazlich
Don Dazlich — Senior Research Associate
  • M.S. in Meteorology - 1982 - University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
  • Research Associate with Professor Dave Randall
  • Numerical modeling of cloud systems and climate
Nolan Doesken
Nolan Doesken — Colorado State Climatologist
  • M.S. in Atmospheric Science - 1976 - University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL.
  • Colorado State Climatologist at the Colorado Climate Center (Formerly worked with Emeritus Professor Tom McKee: 1977-1999 and Emeritus Professor Roger Pielke: 2000-2006)
  • Concentration in climate monitoring and long-term climate trends, with a particular focus on precipitation to include floods and droughts. Interested in any and all aspects of Colorado climate.
Mostafa Elkady
Mostafa Elkady — Research Associate IV
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering - 1995 - Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.
  • Research Associate with Professor Dave Randall
  • System Administrator
Jim George
Jim George — Research Associate III
  • M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering - 2008 - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO.
  • Research Associate with Professor Steven Rutledge. Previous Research Assistant at ECE with Professor V. Chandrasekar and Emeritus Professor V. N. Bringi
  • Radar Engineer responsible for the CSU-CHILL weather radar. Research focus in Radar system engineering, RF and microwave hardware, and digital signal processing
Paul Hein
Paul Hein — Senior Research Associate
  • M.S. in Atmospheric Science - 1986 - University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
  • Research Associate with Professor Steve Rutledge
  • Research Concentration-Radar Meteorology
Steve Herbener
Stephen Herbener — Research Associate II
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering - 1985 - University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.
  • Research Associate with Associate Professor Sue van den Heever
  • Research in Cloud Physics and Cloud Dynamics
Pat Kennedy
Pat Kennedy — Senior Research Associate
  • M.S. in Meteorology - 1983 - University Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
  • Research Associate with Professor Steve Rutledge, Professor Emeritus V. N. Bringi, and Professor V. Chandrasekar
  • CSU-CHILL Radar Facility Manager
Noah Newman
Noah Newman — Research Associate I
  • B.S. in Liberal Arts - 1997 - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO.
  • Research Associate with Colorado State Climatologist Nolan Doesken
  • Climate Education and Outreach
Ammon Redman
Ammon Redman — Research Associate III
  • M.S. in Business and Computer Information Systems - 2010 - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO.
  • Research Associate with Associate Professor Sue van den Heever, Assistant Professor Russ Schumacher, Assistant Professor Thomas Birner, Assistant Professor Elizabeth Barnes, Assistant Professor Emily Fischer, Professor Bill Cotton, Assistant Professor Jeff Pierce, Professor Scott Denning, Associate Professor Eric Maloney and the Dept. of Atmospheric Science
  • IT Support
Steve Saleeby
Steve Saleeby — Research Associate IV
  • M.S. in Atmospheric Science - 2000 - North Carolina State University - Raleigh, N.C.
  • Research Associate with Associate Professor Sue van den Heever (2010-present) and previously Professor Bill Cotton (2000-2012)
  • Numerical modeling and development
Zach Schwalbe
Zach Schwalbe — Research Associate II
  • B.S. in Watershed Science - 2007 - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO.
  • Research Associate with Colorado State Climatologist Nolan Doesken
  • Responsibilities include the CoCoRaHS Help Desk and a focus on data analysis collected from climate stations around Colorado for presentations
Rick Taft
Rick Taft — Senior Research Associate
  • M.S. in Mathematics - 1987 - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO.
  • Research Associate with Professor Wayne Schubert and Professor Dick Johnson. Previous Research Associate with Emeritus Professor Bill Gray and Professor Michael Montgomery, along with Professor Wayne Schubert and Professor Dick Johnson during the 1990s.
  • Provider of computer, math and data support to members of the Schubert and Johnson research groups. Research interests in numerical programming and scientific visualization
Julian Turner
Julian Turner — Research Associate III
  • B.A. in Environmental Studies - 1999 - University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
  • Research Associate with Colorado State Climatologist Nolan Doesken
  • Web developer and database administrator for the CoCoRaHS (Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow) Network
Kelley Wittmeyer
Kelley Wittmeyer — Senior Research Associate
  • B.S. in Computer Science - 1985 - University of California-Riverside - Riverside, CA.
  • Research Associate with Professor Dave Randall. Also responsible for computer services for Associate Professor Eric Maloney, Professor Scott Denning and provides assistance to all professors who have CMMAP ties.
  • Computer Admin. for Professor Dave Randall and CMMAP

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