Alumni 2010-2019

Find 2010-2019 Alumni:

Use the links below to find alumni from the year you're interested in on this page.  Names with an asterisk * beside them indicate that the individual earned their degree in Atmospheric Sciences.

2018

Name: Ganesha Chandrassa*

Degree: MS
Advisor: Montenegro, Alvaro
Title: Evaluation of Regional Climate Model Simulated Rainfall over Indonesia and its Application for Downscaling Future Climate Projections

Name: Megan Jones*

Degree: MS
Advisor: Bromwich, David
Title: Sixty years of widespread warming in the mid and high latitudes of the Southern Hemisphere

Name: Minkyung Koh

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Malecki, Edward
Title: Marriage Migration of Women and Making a Multicultural Society in South Korea

Name: Hui Kong

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Sui, Daniel
Title: Understanding and Designing the Development of Chinese Cities: Towards an Approach based upon the New Science for Cities

Name: Megan McHaney

Degree: MS
Advisor: Root, Elisabeth
Title: Intra-Hospital Transfers and the Associated Risk of Hospital-Onset Clostridium difficile Infection

Name: Laura Rivas

Degree: MA
Advisor: Coleman, Mat
Title: Mobility, Labor Management and Citizenship Regimes: The Denationalization of Dominicans of Haitian Descent

Name: Stephen Shield

Degree: MS
Advisor: Quiring, Steven
Title: Predictive Modeling of Thunderstorm-Related Power Outages

 

2017

Name: Jake Carr

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: O'Kelly, Morton
Title: Variety, Consumer Spaces, and Dynamics in the Spatial Organization of the Goods and Services Sector

Name: Daniel D'Amico*

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Montenegro, Alvaro
Title: Dissolved oxygen in the oceans: An examination of the Late Ordovician and near future using an earth system climate model

Name: Austin Kocher

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Coleman, Mat
Title: Notice to Appear: Immigration Courts and the Legal Production of Illegal Immigrants

Name: Zachary Leasor*

Degree: MA
Advisor: Quiring, Steven
Title: Underwater: Spatiotemporal Variations of Drought Persistence in the South-Central United States

Name: Alex McCarthy*

Degree: MA
Advisor: Lin, Jialin
Title: Underwater: Convective Cores in Continental and Oceanic Thunderstorms: Strength, Width and Dynamics

Name: Zachary Paganini

Degree: MA
Advisor: Coleman, Mat
Title: Underwater: Using Ethnography to Investigate Intersections of Race and Resilience in the Case of the National Flood Insurance Program in Canarsie, Brooklyn

Name: Yongha Park

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: O'Kelly, Morton
Title: Studies in Airline and Aviation Efficiency

Name: Zhiqi You

Degree: MA
Advisor: Xiao, Ningchuan
Title: Absolute and Relative Location Information Retrieval in Twitter Data: An experimental Study

Name: Xun (Jerry) Zou*

Degree: MS
Advisor: Bromwich, David & Mosley-Thompson, Ellen
Title: The Prominent West Antarctic Surface Melt Event of January 2016:  Investigation of the Dominant Physical Mechanisms

2016

Name: Emelie Bailey

Degree: MA
Advisor: Root, Elisabeth
Title: Healthcare access under health system decentralization in Honduras: A mixed methods study.

Name: Christian Feliciano-Camacho*

Degree: MS
Advisor: Hobgood, Jay
Title: The Impact of Dry Air on the Location of Tornado Outbreaks Associated with Landfalling Tropical Cyclones in the Atlantic Basin.

Name: Shaun Fontanella

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Ahlqvist, Ola
Title: Ground Truthing the Socio-Technical Model of Energy Transitions at Building Scale Using an Energy Information System.

Name: Chris Hartmann

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Mansfield, Becky
Title: Postneoliberal public health, environment, and development in Nicaragua and Latin America.

Name: Hyeyoung Kim

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Xiao, Ningchuan
Title: The Role of Pastoralist Mobility in Foot-and-Mouth Disease Transmission in The Far North Region of Cameroon.

Name: Chengbi Liu

Degree: MA
Advisor: Sui, Daniel
Title: Exam option

Name: Rachel Mauk-Johnson*

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Hobgood, Jay
Title: Prediction of Intensity Change Subsequent to Concentric Eyewall Events

Name: Zoe Pearson

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: McSweeney, Kendra
Title: Coca Sí, Cocaína No? The Intimate Politics of International Drug Control Policy and Reform in Bolivia

Name: Caitlin Stripling*

Degree: MS
Advisor: Hobgood, Jay
Title: A Hurricane Specific Risk Assessment of the United States’ Gulf Coast Counties

Name: Scott Stuckman*

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Lin, Jialin
Title: Global Three-Dimensional Atmospheric Structure of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation as Revealed by Two Reanalyses.

Name: Calvin Tribby

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Miller, Harvey
Title: Activity Spaces, Route Choices, and Neighborhoods: Assessing the Built Environment Associations with Walking Trips.

Name: Lili Wang

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Woodworth, Max
Title: Becoming Urban the Chinese Way: The Politics of Urban Planning and Urban Change in Nanjing, China

Name: Seth Warthen*

Degree: MS
Advisor: Montenegro, Alvaro
Title: Recreating the Late Ordovician Glaciation using the University of Victoria Earth System model

Name: Gabriel Wawrin*

Degree: MS
Advisor: Hobgood, Jay
Title: Lake Erie Lake Effect Snowfall- Type I and Type II Snow Bands

Name: Oliver Wigmore*

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Mark, Bryan
Title: Assessing Spatiotemporal Variability in Glacial Watershed Hydrology: Integrating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Field Hydrology, Cordillera Blanca, Peru

Name: Yuxi Zhao

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Munroe, Darla
Title: Entrepreneurship and commodified nature: amenity-led transitions in forested communities.

2015

Name: Sayoni Bose

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Mansfield, Becky
Title: The Messy Politics of Land Acquisition in West Bengal.

Name: Rae Choi

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Mansfield, Becky
Title: Governing Coastal Space in East Asia

Name: Ryan Crumley

Degree: MA
Advisor: Mark, Bryan
Title: A Synoptic Snapshot of the Shullcas River Watershed in Peru: Glacier Melt Contribution to Stream Discharge and Investigating Climate Change in a Glacierized Landscape.

Name: Muzi Feng

Degree: MA
Advisor: O'Kelly, Morton
Title: An Exploration in Airport Market Share and Accessibility with Twitter

Name: Peixuan Jiang

Degree: MA
Advisor: Xiao, Ningchuan
Title: Design and implementation of a parallel heuristic method for spatial aggregation problems

Name: Hui Kong

Degree: MA
Advisor: Sui, Daniel
Title: Integrating the normative with the positive dimension of the new science for cities: A geodesign-based framework for CA modeling

Name: Shelly Li

Degree: MA
Advisor: Sui, Daniel
Title: Exploring the emerging sharing economy:  Geographic perspectives on collaborative consumption

Name: Karen Pon*

Degree: MA
Advisor: Bromwich, David
Title: The Representation of Low Cloud in the Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System (AMPS)

Name: Ariel Rawson

Degree: MA
Advisor: Mansfield, Becky
Title: Earth Jurisprudence: Making Nature a Subject through Law

Name: Natasha Sadoff

Degree: MA
Advisor: McSweeney, Kendra
Title: Hyper-Development, Waste, and Uneven Urban Spaces in Panama City

Name: Nicholas Sakian*

Degree: MA
Advisor: Hobgood, Jay
Title: Seasonal Temperature Trends and Variability of Temperature, Precipitation and Diurnal Temperature Range in U.S. Climate Divisions

Name: Ying Song

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Miller, Harvey
Title: Green Accessibility: Estimating the Environmental Costs of Space-time Prisms for Sustainable Transportation Planning

Name: Jonathan Wille*

Degree: MS
Advisor: Bromwich, David
Title: Analysis of the AMPS-Polar WRF Boundary Layer at the Alexander Tall Tower! site on the Ross Ice Shelf

Name: Xining Yang

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Sui, Daniel
Title: Exploring the world via volunteered geographic information (VGI): Space, place, and people

Name: Bo Zhao

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Sui, Daniel
Title: Detecting Location Spoofing in Social Media: Initial Investigations of an Emerging Issue in Geospatial Big Data

2014

Name: James Baginski

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Malecki, Edward
Title: Friending the Feds: Governmental Social Media Use in the Neoliberal Era

Name: Jessica Barnes

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Ettlinger, Nancy
Title: Aspirational Economies of Self and City: The Values and Governance of Independent Crafters in Columbus, Ohio

Name: Christine Biermann

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Mansfield, Becky
Title: A Strangely Familiar Forest: Conservation Biopolitics and the Restoration of the American Chestnut

Name: Wei Chen

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Xiao, Ningchuan
Title: Developing Geographic Question Answering Systems Using GIS, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, and Ontologies

Name: Peter Chen

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: O'Kelly, Morton
Title: Bringing time into measures of food access: place vs. people.

Name: Nicholas Crane

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Coleman, Mat
Title: Between Repression and Heroism: Young People's Politics in Mexico City after 1968.

Name: Grey Evenson

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Ninghcuan Xiao
Title: A process-comprehensive simulation-optimization framework for watershed scale wetland restoration planning.

Name: Alfonso Fernandez

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Mark, Bryan
Title: Waning and Waxing of Mountain Glaciers in South America: A Modeling Approach Over Multiple Spatial and Temporal Scales

Name: Wenkai Guo

Degree: MA
Advisor: Mark, Bryan
Title: The relationship between sea ice retreat and Greenland ice sheet surface-melt

Name: Hyeseon Jeong

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Darla Munroe and Dan Sui
Title: A Nation with a Place in the World: A Postcolonial Critique of the Imagined Geography of South Korea.

Name: Sam Kay

Degree: MA
Advisor: Sui, Dan
Title: Small Particles in the Big City: Uneven Adaptation and Atmospheric Governance in Beijing

Name: Jeff La Frenierre

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Mark, Bryan
Title: Assessing the Hydrologic Implications of Glacier Recession and the Potential for Water Resources Vulnerability at Vocán Chimborazo, Ecuador

Name: Justine Law

Degree: PhD
Advisor: McSweeney, Kendra
Title: Sustainable and Equitable Energy? The Diverse Economies of Wood Energy in Vermont and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Name: Kenneth Morley*

Degree: MS
Advisor: Hobgood, Jay
Title: An Analysis of the Risk Posed by Tropical Cyclones along the Gulf Coast of the United States

Name: Julien Nicolas*

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: David Bromwich
Title: Atmospheric change in Antarctica since the 1957-1958 International Geophysical Year

Name: Emily Nosse-Leirer

Degree: MA
Advisor: Cox, Kevin
Title: Future Focused Planning? The Role of Environmentalism and Sustainability in the Redevelopment of Post-Katrina New Orleans

Name: Nathan Patrick*

Degree: MS
Advisor: Mark, Bryan
Title: Evaluating near surface lapse rates over complex terrain using an embedded micrologger sensor network in Great Basin National Park

Name: Anurupa Roy

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Cox, Kevin
Title: The Political Economy of the New Urban Development in India

Name: Colin Sinclair

Degree: MS
Advisor: Mark, Bryan
Title: Glacial and Groundwater Contribution to Dry-Season Discharge and Bofedales in Tuni, Cordillera Real (Bolivia), and Pastoruri, Cordillera Blanca (Peru).”

Name: Adam Wehmann

Degree: MA
Advisor: Liu, Desheng
Title: A Spatial-Temporal Contextual Kernel Method for Generating High-Quality Land-Cover Time Series

Name: Xiaolin Zhu

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Liu, Desheng
Title: Generating High Quality Landsat Time Series and its Applications in Forest Studies

2013

Name: Naomi Adaniya

Degree:MA
Advisor: Sui, Dan
Title: Geographic dimensions of organ transplant: Space, time, place, and scale

Name: Shanshan Cai

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Liu, Desheng
Title: Advancing the Methodologies for Mapping Land Cover Trajectories Using MODIS Time Series Data

Name: Caleb Gallemore

Degree: Ph. D.
Advisor: Darla Munroe
Title: Glocalizing forests: transnational networks and the geography of global climate policy

Name: Brad Goodwin*

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Ellen Mosley-Thompson
Title: Recent Environmental Changes on the Antarctic Peninsula as Recorded in an Ice Core from the Bruce Plateau

Name: Wesley Haines*

Degree: MS
Advisor: David Bromwich
Title: Acceleration of the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model using OpenACC and Case Study of the August 2012 Great Arctic Cyclone

Name: Robert Heyman

Degree: MA
Advisor: Mat Coleman
Title: Fort/City El Paso: Examining the Military-Urban Interface

Name: Lauren Hines

Degree: MA
Advisor: Mat Coleman
Title: Moving out of the Shadows: Resistance and Representation in the Struggle for Migrant Rights

Name: Robert Klein

Degree: Ph. D.
Advisor: Ed Malecki
Title: Toward a Good Life in Later Life: Perspectives, Problems, and Responses.

Name: Seung-Ook Lee

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Joel Wainwright
Title: Is China colonizing North Korea? Unraveling geopolitical economy in the production of territory

Name: Jeff Olson

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Darla Munroe
Title: The Evolution of Urban-Rural Space.

Name: Kejing Peng

Degree: MA
Advisor: Morton O'Kelly
Title: Evaluating the Integrated Accessibility and Catchment Areas of US Airports

Name: Stacy Porter*

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Ellen Mosley-Thompson
Title: Assessing whether climate variability in the Pacific Basin influences the climate over the North Atlantic and Greenland and modulates sea ice extent

Name: Scott Reinemann*

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Bryan Mark
Title: Holocene climate and environmental change in the Great Basin of the Western United States: a paleolimnological approach

Name: Kiril Vatev

Degree: MA
Advisor: Ola Ahlqvist
Title: Time to check the tweets: harnessing Twitter as a location-indexed source of big geodata

Name: Michael Webb

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Brown, L.A.
Title: Urban Revitalization, Urban Regimes, and Contemporary Gentrification Processes

Name: Brian Williams

Degree: MA
Advisor: Kendra McSweeney
Title: Perpetual Mobilization and Environmental Injustice: White Supremacy and the Contested Development of Industrial Agriculture in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta

Name: Aaron Wilson*

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: David Bromwich
Title: Using the NCAR CAM4 to Confirm SAM's Modulation of the ENSO Teleconnection to Antarctica and Assess Changes to this Interaction During Various ENSO Flavor Events

Name: Sandy Wong

Degree: MA
Advisor: Ed Malecki
Title: Weighty Experiments: Obesity Prevention Approaches in Columbus, Ohio

Name: Fang Zhang

Degree: MA
Advisor: Ola Ahqvist and Desheng Liu
Title: Flood Damage and Vulnerability Assessment for Hurricane Sandy in New York City

2012

Name: Alex Eddy

Degree: MA
Advisor: Mark, Bryan
Title: A mixed method approach to exploring and characterizing ionic chemistry in the surface waters of the glacierized upper Santa River watershed, Ancash, Peru

Name: Meredith Frederick*

Degree: MA
Advisor: Hobgood, Jay
Title: Predicting the Predominant Flight Category in Central Ohio Using ENSO Indices

Name: Meng Guo

Degree: Ph. D.
Advisor: O'Kelly, Morton
Title: Benchmark, Explain, and Mode Urban Commuting

Name: Lindsey Higgins

Degree: MA
Advisor: Ellen Mosley-Thompson
Title: Construction and Analysis of an Ice Core-derived Melt History from West Central Greenland (1765 - 2006)

Name: Shiguo Jiang

Degree: Ph. D.
Advisor: Liu, Desheng
Title: Estimating Per-pixel Classification Confidence of Remote Sensing Images

Name: Ji Hoon Jung

Degree: MA
Advisor: Jason Box
Title: Temporal and spatial characteristics of Greenland ice sheet net snow accumulation (1781-2008)

Name: Thomas Kothe

Degree: MA
Advisor: Kevin Cox
Title: Unstable Trajectories: The Dynamics of Spatial Representation in Thomas Pynchon's Mason and Dixon.

Name: David Massey

Degree: MA
Advisor: Ola Ahlqvist
Title: "Expert" and "Non-Expert" Decision Making in a Participatory Game Simulation: A Farming Scenario in Athienou, Cyprus

Name: John Rainey

Degree: MA
Advisor: Dan Sui
Title: Space and Place in Business Intelligence: A Case Study of Starbucks Coffee Company in Central Ohio

Name: Chris Riley

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Nancy Ettlinger
Title: Global competitiveness starts here: the predicament of education in neoliberal times and possibilities for change.

Name: Timothy Shannon

Degree: MA
Advisor: Nancy Ettlinger
Title: Mass Action Online: Anonymous, the potentials, and the pitfalls of coming 21'st century cyber-movements

Name: Susan Wolfinbarger

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Kendra McSweeney
Title: People Make the Pixels: Remote Sensing Analysis for Human Rights-Based Litigation.

2011

Name: Tom Ballinger*

Degree: MA
Advisor: Rogers, Jeff
Title: The influence of atmosphere-ocean teleconnections on western Arctic sea ice and surface air temperatures

Name: Fletcher Chmara-Huff

Degree: Ph.D
Advisor: Becky Mansfield
Title: Marine Protected Areas and the Territorialization of the Oceans in the Exumas, Bahamas.

Name: Jason Davis

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Becky Mansfield
Title: Reconsidering Antarctic bioprospecting through territorialities of science, property, and governance.

Name: Michael Davis*

Degree: Ph.D
Advisor: Lin, J
Title: Cloud-radiation feedback and ocean-atmosphere feedback in southeastern Pacific in IPCC global climate models

Name: Kevin Grove

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Coleman, Mathew
Title: Governing Social and Ecological Contingency through Disaster Management Policy and Practice in Jamaica

Name: Qian Hao

Degree: MA
Advisor: Xiao, Ningchuan
Title: A geospatial web approach to exploring online epidemiological information

Name: Myung Jin Kim

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Xiao, Ningchuan
Title: Optimization approaches to political redistricting problems.

Name: Austin Kocher

Degree: MA
Advisor: Coleman, Mathew
Title: Inside Interior Immigration Enforcement: Understanding Policing and Removals from 287(g) Counties

Name: Ryan Lauritsen*

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Rogers, Jeff
Title: Environmental factors influencing 20th century diurnal temperature range variations

Name: Christy Rogers

Degree: Ph.D.
Advisor: Thomas, Mary
Title: From Gautreaux to MTO: Racial Discipline and Neoliberal Governance in Housing Policy

Name: Dan Steinhoff*

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Bromwich, David
Title: Dynamics and Variability of Foehn Winds in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica.

Name: Mollie-Marie Workman

Degree: MA
Advisor: Becky Mansfield
Title: The implications of good food: urban entrepreneurialism, creative class development, and the creation of an urban amenity in Columbus, Ohio.

Name: Heeyoun You

Degree: MA
Advisor: Brown, Lawrence
Title: Korean-US Free Trade Agreement and its impacts in the Korean agricultural sector

2010

Name: Nurcan Atalan-Helicke

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Becky Mansfield
Title: The seeds of change: the state, the politics of development, and conservation in neoliberal Turkey.

Name: Sayoni Bose

Degree: MA
Advisor: Kevin Cox
Title: Universities and the Land Use Politics of the Post-Industrial City

Name: David Decker*

Degree: MA
Advisor: Jason Box
Title: Remote Sensing of the Climate and Cryosphere of Nares Strait, Northwest Greenland

Name: Michael Ewers

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Ed Malecki
Title: The Acquisition of Human Capital for Transition in the Arab Gulf States.

Name: Erik Fraza

Degree: MA
Advisor: Jialin Lin
Title: The Global 3-Dimensional Structure of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation

Name: Christopher Hartmann

Degree: MA
Advisor: Kendra McSweeney
Title: Accessing Trash: Conflict, Inequality, and the Managua Municipal Waste Site.

Name: Tim Hawthorne

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Mei-Po Kwan
Title: A People-Centered GIS Analysis of Healthcare Accessibility and Quality-of-Care.

Name: Justine Law

Degree: MA
Advisor: Kendra McSweeney
Title: Building Future Forests: Politics, Ecology, and the Co-Production of Landscape in Southeastern Ohio.

Name: Craig Lewis

Degree: MA
Advisor: Ed Malecki
Title: The Lasting Legacy of the Olympic Games: Focusing on Future Impacts.

Name: Jun Li

Degree: MA
Advisor: Desheng Liu, Mei-Po Kwan
Title: Spatial-temporal modeling of ambient PM concentration in Ohio and Franklin County.

Name: April Luginbuhl Mather

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Becky Mansfield
Title: The Role of Additionality in Shaping Actions within Environmental Service Markets.

Name: Rachel Mauk*

Degree: MA
Advisor: Jay Hobgood
Title: Tropical Cyclone Formation in Environments with Cool SSTs and High Wind Shear over the Northeastern Atlantic Ocean (1975-2005).

Name: Scott Melaragno*

Degree:MA
Advisor: Jialin Lin
Title: The Global 3-Dimensional Structure for the Developmental Phase of ENSO

Name: Sara Nicholson

Degree: MA
Advisor: Kendra McSweeney
Title: Deep Roots, Rotten Fruit: Elitism, Power, and Economic Development in Appalachian Ohio.

Name: Zoe Pearson

Degree: MA
Advisor: Kendra McSweeney
Title: Environmental Security in the Ecuadorian Amazon: Waorani, Oil and Environment.

Name: Jaclyn Sineri

Degree: MA
Advisor: N/A
Title: N/A

Name: Lili Wang

Degree: MA
Advisor: Kevin Cox
Title: Artful Exploitation and Rightful Resistance: Conflicts around living space in Chinese neostatism.

Name: Aaron Wilson*

Degree: MA
Advisor: David Bromwich
Title: Enhancement of Polar WRF atmospheric and surface processes: an annual simulation

Name: Theresa Wong

Degree: PhD
Advisor: Joel Wainwright
Title: Making the Mekong: Nature, Region, Postcoloniality.

Name: Yibo Zhang

Degree: MA
Advisor: Desheng Liu
Title: Examining the Effects of Sampling Scheme and Spatial

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