Current Staff


Luke Allen – Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant (2020- ), Geospatial Analytics
B.S. Meteorology - North Carolina State University University - 2018
M.S. Atmospheric Sciences - University of Illinois - 2020

Anya Aponte Torres

Anya Aponte Torres Undergraduate Research Assistant (2021-)
B.S. Meteorology – North Carolina State University – expected May 2023

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M. Tai Bryant Post-baccalaureate Research Assistant (2007-)
B.S. Chemistry with minor in Environmental Science – North Carolina State University – 2010

Kevin Burris
Kevin Burris – Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant (2020- ), Atmospheric Sciences
B.S. Synoptic Meteorology - Purdue University - 2009
M.S. Teachers in Geoscience - MS State - 2014
M.S. Atmospheric Science - Purdue University - 2018

Robert Harley

Robert Harley Undergraduate Research Assistant (2019-2021)
Provost Professional Experience Program (2020-2021)
B.S. Meteorology – North Carolina State University – expected May 2022

Rachel Kennedy
Rachel Kennedy M.S. Graduate Research Assistant (2021-), Atmospheric Sciences
B.S. Meteorology with a minor in Mathematics – Valpariso University, Valpariso, IN – May 2021

Laura Kent
Laura Kent M.S. Graduate Research Assistant (2019-), Atmospheric Sciences
B.S. Meteorology and Computational Mathematics – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL – May 2019


Ronak Patel Undergraduate Research Assistant (2018-2021)
Provost Professional Experience Program (2019-2020)
AMS Bob Glahn Scholarship in Statistical Meteorology (2020)
NC State University Paul A. Humphrey Meteorology Scholarship (2018-2021)
NC State Outstanding Graduating Senior in Atmospheric Science (2021)
Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) 2021 at the Naval Research Lab - Marine Meteorology Division
AMS Graduate Fellowship (Sept. 2021 – May 2022)
B.S. Meteorology and Statistics– North Carolina State University – May 2021


McKenzie Peters Undergraduate Research Assistant (2019-)
Provost Professional Experience Program (2021-2022)
B.S. Meteorology and minors in Mathematics and Environmental Science – North Carolina State University – expected May 2022


Toby Peele Undergraduate Research Assistant (2019-)
B.S. Meteorology – North Carolina State University – expected May 2022

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Spencer Rhodes – Research Assistant (2020- 2021)
Graduate Research Assistant (2017-2019)
Undergraduate Research Assistant (2013-2016)
NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship (2013-2014)
B.S. Meteorology and Computer Science- North Carolina State University – Dec 2015
M.S. Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences- North Carolina State University – Dec 2019

Laura Tomkins
Laura Tomkins – Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant (2019- ), Geospatial Analytics
Undergraduate Research Assistant (2015-2017)
B.S. Meteorology and minor in Mathematics- North Carolina State University – May 2017
M.S. Atmospheric Science - University of Kansas - July 2019