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12th UWM Undergraduate Research Symposium

UWM’s 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium was virtually held on Friday, May 1, 2020. Five of our undergraduate students – freshman Megan Biesmann, junior Anna Kaminski, senior Alex Moxon, senior Giorgio Sarro, and junior Brandon Selbig – in this year’s symposium. We invite you to learn more about their research through their virtual presentations!

Megan Biesmann: The Relationship Between Severe Storms and Weather Regimes Over the US

Anna Kaminski: A Climatology of Atmospheric Rivers Over the Northeast United States

Alex Moxon: Simulating Self-Assembly of Tornado Storm Chasers Using Agent-Based Modeling

Giorgio Sarro: An Investigation of Post-Transition Extremes for Extratropically Transitioning Tropical Cyclones
(Congratulations to Giorgio, who received an Outstanding Presentation Award for his presentation!)

Brandon Selbig: Climatology of Peak Wind Gusts around Lake Michigan

UWM Atmospheric Science students who are interested in becoming involved with undergraduate research are encouraged to reach out to any of the faculty to inquire about available student opportunities!