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SOARS Protégés of 2012

Curtis Walker


Graduate
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
MS/PhD in Atmospheric Science
In progress

Undergraduate
SUNY Oneonta
BS in Meteorology
2012

Awards
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2013
AMS Graduate Fellowship, 2012
2nd Place Winner AMS Student Conference Poster Session, 2012
2012 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence
Second Place Winner of the 2011 Intelligent Transportation Society of America and Southwest Research Institute Student Essay Competition for "Intelligent Transportation Systems to Mitigate Impacts of Adverse Weather Conditions", 2011
Meteorology Representative on the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Student Advisory Council

Research
2012: The Impact of Cloud Type on Surface Radiation and Road Pavement Temperature
2011: An analysis of the sensitivity of pavement temperature to the makeup of the road surface
2010: Image Processing Algorithms to Remove Aerosols from Solar Coronal Images

Presentations
"The Impact of Cloud Type on Surface Radiation and Road Pavement Temperature," AMS 93rd Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 2013
"The Impact of Cloud Type on Surface Radiation and Road Pavement Temperature," AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2012
"An Analysis of the Sensitivity of Pavement Temperature to the Makeup of the Road Surface," AAG Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 2012
"An Analysis of the Sensitivity of Pavement Temperature to the Makeup of the Road Surface," AMS 92nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2012
"An Analysis of the Sensitivity of Pavement Temperature to the Makeup of the Road Surface," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2011
"Intelligent Transportation Systems to Mitigate Impacts of Adverse Weather Conditions," 18th Intelligent Transportation World Congress Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2011

Mentoring
2011: Peer Mentor, Javier Lujan and Annareli Morales

To access Curtis's work on NCAR's Library service, OpenSky click here.

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