Grants

Funding research is critical in science, partly to support time commitments, but mostly to be able to support graduate students, conference travel, and publication fees.

General Research (competitive)
4. 1/2015 to 5/2016: UNC Charlotte Faculty Research Grant (Supports extending lightning research by Masters Student T. Winesett to global scales, and supports research time for T. Winesett in Spring 2015, Link to funding program, internal to UNC Charlotte)
3. 9/2014 to 9/2017: Collaborative Research: Testing Hypotheses About Fire Using Data Syntheses and Fire Modeling, National Science Foundation Geography and Spatial Sciences (NSF-GSS-Magi-grad-student-ad, NSF announcement, UNC Charlotte announcement)
2. 4/2014 to 2/2015: North Carolina Space Grant New Investigator Program (Partial funding for T. Winesett, Link to funding program)
1. 1/2012 to 1/2013: UNC Charlotte Faculty Research Grant (Supported seed data collection related to hand-held air quality instruments, Link to funding program, internal to UNC Charlotte)

Undergraduate Research (opportunities)
4. 6/2015 to 7/2015: UNC Charlotte Charlotte Research Scholars program (Funding for Max Ruble, Earth and Environmental Sciences major, graduated Spring 2016)
3. 9/2014 to 5/2015: UNC Charlotte UPIP Internship program (Funding for W. Pettee, Meteorology major, graduated Spring 2015)
2. 6/2014 to 7/2014: UNC Charlotte Charlotte Research Scholars program (Funding for W. Pettee, Meteorology major, graduated Spring 2015)
1. 6/2012 to 7/2012: UNC Charlotte Charlotte Research Scholars program (Funding for D. Cunningham, Meteorology major, graduated Spring 2012)

Great looking cumulonimbus cloud rising over north Charlotte.  Note the commercial aircraft for scale.

Great looking cumulonimbus cloud rising over north Charlotte. Note the commercial aircraft for scale.