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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
https://sites.uwm.edu/undergrad-research-symposium/2020/04/15/the-relationship-between-severe-storms-and-weather-regimes-over-the-us/

Anna Kaminski: A Climatology of Atmospheric Rivers Over the Northeast United States
https://sites.uwm.edu/undergrad-research-symposium/2020/04/16/a-climatology-of-atmospheric-rivers-over-the-northeast-united-states/

Alex Moxon: Simulating Self-Assembly of Tornado Storm Chasers Using Agent-Based Modeling
https://sites.uwm.edu/undergrad-research-symposium/2020/04/17/simulating-self-assembly-of-tornado-storm-chasers-using-agent-based-modeling/

Giorgio Sarro: An Investigation of Post-Transition Extremes for Extratropically Transitioning Tropical Cyclones
https://sites.uwm.edu/undergrad-research-symposium/2020/04/17/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
https://sites.uwm.edu/undergrad-research-symposium/2020/04/17/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!