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Israel Gonzalez

Israel Gonzalez, Graduate Student

Email: igonz008@fiu.edu
Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science
Advisor: Dr. Hugh E. Willoughby
From: Miami, FL, USA
Bachelor's Degree: Geosciences (Atmospheric Track), Florida International University, FL, USA, 2010
Master's Degree: Geosciences (Atmospheric Track), Florida International University, FL, USA, 2014
Research Topic: Linear and Nonlinear Motion of a Barotropic Vortex (Thesis); Mechanisms of Hurricane Motion and Intensity Change (Dissertation)

Javiera Hernandez

Javiera Hernandez, Graduate Student

Email: jhern385@fiu.edu
Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science
Advisor: Dr. Hugh Willoughby
From: Osorno, Chile / Miami, FL, USA
Bachelor's Degree: Geography, University of Florida, FL, USA
Master's Degree: Geosciences, Florida International University, FL, USA
Research Topic: Hurricane Impact Simulations Using Idealized Catastrophe Models.

Margie Kieper

Margie Kieper, Graduate Student

Email: margaret.kieper@fiu.edu
Current Degree Program: Ph.D. in Geosciences
Advisor: Dr. Hugh Willoughby
From: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Bachelor's Degree: S.B. from MIT, 1979
Research Area: Analysis of Satellite Imagery of Tropical Cyclones, Tropical Cyclone Life Cycle and Intensification, and Tropical Cyclone Precipitation
Research Topic: Rapid Intensification