Students place in AMS competition

OU CIMMS and School of Meteorology PhD student Katie Wilson won first place poster presentation category in the American Meteorological Society‘s 7th Transition of Research to Operations Conference student competition. Wilson’s poster presentation was titled, “An Instantaneous Self-Assessment of Forecaster Cognitive Workload.”
The competition was a part of AMS’ Annual Meeting in Seattle. Congrats, Katie!

Katie Wilson, OU CIMMS and School of Meteorology PhD student
Wilson’s poster presentation was titled, “An Instantaneous Self-Assessment of Forecaster Cognitive Workload.”

OU CIMMS and School of Meteorology graduate student Makenzie Krocak won second place poster presentation category in the American Meteorological Society‘s 7th Transition of Research to Operations Conference student competition. Krocak’s poster presentation was titled, “Establishing a Baseline: What We Know about Tornado Warning Reception, Comprehension and Response.” The competition was a part of AMS’ Annual Meeting in Seattle. Congrats, Kenzie!

Makenzie “Kenzie” Krocak

OU CIMMS and School of Meteorology graduate student Elizabeth Smith placed first for her oral presentation at the 2017 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. She placed in student entries to the 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction. Her presentation was “The Great Plains Low-Level Jet During PECAN: Initial Comparisons of Profiling Observations with WRF Model Predictions.” Congrats, Elizabeth!

Elizabeth Smith, OU CIMMS and School of Meteorology graduate student

OU CIMMS and School of Meteorology PhD student Ryan Lagerquist placed third in the AMS student presentation for the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences, for his presentation entitled “Using Machine Learning to Predict Straight-line Convective Wind Hazards Throughout the Continental United States.”

Ryan Lagerquist, OU CIMMS and School of Meteorology PhD student

OU CIMMS and School of Meteorology Senior Taylor Faires placed first in poster presentation in the American Meteorological Society Conference Student Competition of the Environmental Information Processing Technologies (EIPT) in Seattle. Her presentation was titled “Developing a Tornado Debris Signature Algorithm.” “I am incredibly proud of this achievement,” Faires said. “I could not have done it without my co-presenter Bria Hieatt who stood with me and helped with the presentation (also a CIMMS employee and junior SOM student).”

Taylor Faires, OU CIMMS and School of Meteorology senior