Boundary Layer Meteorology Research
at North Carolina State University

Research Group


Chris Nunalee (standing - left), Yao Wang (standing - right), and Heather Richardson (sitting) near Boulder, Colorado (2011)


Current Advisees

Post-doctoral Research Associate 

Dr. Ping He

Ph.D.

Adam DeMarco 

Pat Hawbecker

Christopher Nunalee

Kiliyanpilakkil Velayudhan Praju

Yao Wang

M.S.

Andy Meier


Former Advisees

     Archie       Brandon      Julie             Kornel         Rachel                         

   Suraj                William

Post-doctoral Research Associate 

Dr. Archie Ruiz-Columbie (research topic: scintillometry and low-level jets); currently working at Texas Wind Energy Institute, Texas Tech University.

Visiting Scholar 

Dr. Wei Li (research topic: stable boundary layer height parameterization)

Ph.D.

Brandon Storm (dissertation: Modeling of low-level jets over the Great Plains: Implications for Wind Energy); currently working at EAPC Architects Engineers as a Senior Meteorologist and Wind Resource Analyst.

M.S.

William Anderson (thesis: A localized dynamic model for large-eddy simulation of the neutrally buoyant atmospheric boundary layer); currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Baylor University.

Jeffrey Craft (thesis: Wind ramp events: Forecast verification and climatology); currently working at GL Garrad Hassan as a Meteorologist.

Suraj Harshan (thesis: Modeling of Antarctic boundary layer) ; currently doing a PhD at National University of Singapore.

Julie Phillipson (thesis: Bursting events in the stable atmospheric boundary layer); currently at the National Weather Service, St. Louis.

Heather Richardson (thesis: Improving stable boundary layer parameterization in a mesoscale model to better represent nocturnal low-level jets); currently working at AirDat as a Meteorologist.

Rachel Trier (thesis: Forecast verification: A dispersion modeling perspective); currently working at Alliant Energy as a Wind Resource Analyst.

B.S.

Michelle Cipullo

Visiting Research Assistant

Kornel Rozsavolgyi (research topic: Wind resource and site assessments); currently working at Texas Wind Energy Institute, Texas Tech University.

Research Assistant

Nikhil Kondabala (research topic: Turbine Inflow Characterization)