Paul Loikith - Lab Director
Siiri Bigalke - PhD Student
M.S. Climate Science, Utah State University
M.A. Geography, University of Minnesota
B.A. Environmental Science, Smith College
Research: Atmospheric ridges over western North America
Jessica Escobar - M.S. Student
B.S. Geospatial Sciences and Community Planning, Northern Arizona University
Research: Heat waves in the Pacific Northwest, geography education.
Laís Fernandes - Postdoctoral Scholar
Ph.D. Water Resources Engineering, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil
Research: Influence of ENSO on North Pacific MJO-AR connections and associated precipitation in North America
Amy Johnson - M.S. Student
B.A. Long Island University, Global College
GIS Certificate, Portland Comm. College
Research : Atmospheric drivers of extreme precipitation
Emma Russell - M.S. Student
B.S. Physics, Portland State University
Research: Meteorology of Western US weather extremes.
Parker Malek - M.S. Student
B.S. Atmospheric Science, University of Washington
Research: High intensity precipitation events in West Coast atmospheric rivers.
Joe Riedl - M.S. Student
B.S. Environmental Science, Portland State University
Research: Predicting synoptic drivers of heavy precipitation
Arielle Sherbak - M.S. Student
Research: Driver of winter air stagnation events in the Pacific Northwest
Graham Taylor - PhD Candidate
M.S. Geography, Portland State University
B.S. Physics, St. Olaf College
Research: Large-scale atmospheric circulation, climate change & model evaluation, Pacific Northwest weather
Yianna Bekris - M.S. Geography, Portland State University, 2022. Now a PhD student at Columbia University.
Dr. Emily Slinskey - M.S. Geography (2018) and Ph.D. Earth, Environment, and Society (2021), Portland State University. Now a precipitation scientist at University of California San Diego/Scripps Institute of Oceanography.
Graham Taylor - M.S. Geography, Portland State University, 2021. Now a PhD student in Earth, Environment, and Society, Portland State University.
Ilan Gonzalez - M.S. Geography, Portland State University, 2021. Now at the Pacific Northwest National Lab.
Abie Valenzuela - B.S. Environmental Science, Portland State University, 2021.
Dr. Arielle Catalano - Postdoc at Portland State University from 2018-2020. Now Director of Business Analytics at the Demex Group.
Valerie Thaler - M.S. Geography, Portland State University, 2020. Now at the Spokane National Weather Service Forecast Office.
Ellen Koukel - B.S. Environmental Physics, 2020. Now a Ph.D. student at the University of Washington.
Christina Aragon - M.S. Geography, Portland State University, 2019. Now a Ph.D. student at Oregon State University.
Dmitri Kalashnikov - M.S. Geography, Portland State University, 2019. Now a Ph.D. student at Washington State University.
John Rogers - M.S. Geography, Portland State University, 2019.
Judah Detzer - M.S. Geography, Portland State University, 2018.