Graduate with Ph.D.:

  • Kai Zhang (2017), Working in Uptake Inc., Chicago, IL.
  • Sudip Chakraborty (2016), Postdoctoral Research Fellow in UCLA.
  • Lei Yin (2015), Working in Apple Inc., Austin, TX.
  • Lei Huang (2013), Postdoctoral Research Fellow in NASA JPL/Caltech.
  • Marilee Roell (2012), Atmospheric Scientist at NASA Langley Research Center.
  • Paola Arias (2011), Tenure track assistant professor, Universidad de Antioquia, Columbia.
  • Katia Fernandes  (2009): Researcher scientist, Columbia University.
  • Yan Zhang (2008): Research scientist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
  • Jonathan Wright (2006), “Young Thousand Talents Plan” (青年千人计划) Associate Professor, Tsinghua University.
  • Wenhong Li (2003): Associate Professor, Duke University

Graduate with MS:

  • Ze Yang (2011-2013), MS. Currently working in oil company in Houston TX.
  • Tong Ren (2011-2013), MS. Currently Ph.D. student in Texas A&M University.
  • Arnaud Monges (2003): Weather Forecast, France.
  • Naysha Morris (2002, AAAS Mass Media Fellowship): Georgia Environmental Protection Agency
  • Bin Zhu (1998): Assistant Professor, Oregon State University


  • Xu Shan (2016 summer), Visiting Student. Currently undergraduate in Tsinghua University, China.
  • Jonathan Weyn (2012-2014), Undergraduate. Currently Ph.D. student in University of Washington.
  • Adam Bowerman (2010-2012): Geoscience Honor Thesis
  • Bao Wen (2010 Summer)
  • Michael Young (2006, 2007 Georgia Tech Presidential Award)
  • James Blangler (2006)
  • Ausuka Suzuki (2005)
  • Nike Raj (2005)
  • Chad Cross (2004)
  • Melanie Snow (2003)
  • Timothy Atkins (2001)
  • Bryan Henry (2000)

Postdoc and Research Scientists Supervised:

  • Dr. Ying Sun, Postdoctoral Fellow, March 2014 – Jan. 2016, now Assistant Professor at Cornell University.
  • Dr. Bing Pu, Research Scientist, March 2014 – December 2015, now at Princeton GFDL/NOAA.
  • Dr. Nelun Fernando, UCAR-PACE postdoctoral research, 2011-2013, Postdoctorial researcher, January 2013-October 2014, now Research Scientist in TWDB, Austin, TX.
  • Dr. Jung Hyo Chae, Postdoctoral researcher, 2011-2012, now a Postdoc Fellow in JPL/Caltech, NASA.
  • Dr. Diandong Ren, Research Scientist Associate V, 2008 – 2010. Now associate professor at Curtin University Sarawak, Australia.
  • Dr. Nicole Smith-Downey, Postdoctoral Researcher, 2008 – 2010. Now in Earth System Sciences, LLC.
  • Dr. Wenhong Li: Research Scientist II, 2003 – 2009. Now Assistant Professor in Duke University.
  • Dr. Huilin Gao: Research scientists II, September 2005 – 2007. Now Assistant Professor  in TAMU.
  • Dr. Robinsin Juarze: Post-doctoral researcher, August 2005 – 2007. Now Professor in Tulane University.
  • Dr. Hui Wang: Senior research scientists, 1998 – 2006. Now scientist in NOAA/NCEP/CPC.
  • Dr. Yuanlong Hu: Post-doctoral researcher, 2003 –2006. Now Vice President, Resource Analytics at Terra-Gen Power, LLC.
  • Dr. John McCormick: Post-doctoral researcher, 1998-2000. Now Atmospheric Scientist at Naval Research Laboratory
  • Ms. Mingxuan Chen: Research scientist II, 1996 – 2006. Now Research Scientist in Colorado State University.
  • Ms. Alison Walker: Computer programming consultant, 2004-2006.

Ph.D Dissertation Committees:

  • Kai Zhang, Wenting Fu, Qinjian Jin, Lei Yin, Ming Jie, Lei Huang, Marilee Roell, Hieu H. Nguyen, Paola Arias, Enrique Rosero, Katia Fernades, Yan Zhang, Jonathon Wright, Jiangfeng Wei, Wenhong Li, Carissa Howard, Wei Liao, Dennis Robinson, Brant McDaniel, Yan Huang, Ray Mooring, Anton Darmenov, Jun Jian, Mi Zho, Qing Lu, Qian Tan, Brain Dinunno, Amy Tidwell (Civil Engineering), Christos Fountoukis (Chemical Engineeing)