Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics;
Numerical Modeling;
Monsoon Systems;
Tropical Meteorology.

Current Research Projects

Diurnal Cycle of West African Rainfall: Observations and High Resolution Climate Model Simulations.

Modeling of Tropical Earth-Surface Energy Fluxes

Past Research Projects

West African Monsoon Demise (Aug 2012-Oct 2013)

Developing NOAH-MP Land Surface Model (Aug 2010-Aug 2011; May 2012-Aug 2012)

Understanding Texas Climate Change in the Past 22, 000 Years Using Proxy Data and A Transient Simulation of the Community Climate System Model (CCSM). (Aug 2011-May 2012)

NCAR Advanced Study Program (ASP) Graduate Visitor - National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) (2012 - 2012)

Committee member, Climate Dynamics Student Committee, (2013 - Present)

West African Monsoon Demise: Climatology, Interannual Variations, and Relationship to Seasonal Rainfall, AMS 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA, USA (2014)

West African Monsoon Demise, American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA (2013)

Evaluation of the Noah-MP Land Surface Model in WRFV3.4, WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, USA (2012)