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Joseph Michael Battalio
Joseph Michael Battalio
Phone:
(979) 845-0189
Email:
battalio@tamu.edu
Office:
Eller O&M 1010C
Address:

O&M Building 1010C, Department of Atmospheric Sciences,

Texas A&M University, College Station,

TEXAS 77843. 


Degrees:

Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, Texas A&M University (2016 expected)

M.S. Meteorology, Mississippi State University, 2012

B.S. Physics & minor Music, Mississippi State University, 2010

B.S. Meteorology & minors Communication and Music, Mississippi State University, 2009

Awards:

College Top Off Scholar Grant, 2014, Texas A&M University.

Kenneth P. Pipes Endowed Fellowship in Geoscience, 2014, Texas A&M College of Geoscience.

Outstanding Graduate Seminar Speaker Award, 2014, given to top graduate speaker each year in the Texas A&M Department of Atmospheric Science.

Ernestine P. Scoggins Memorial Scholarship, 2013, Texas A&M Department of Atmospheric Science Scholarship.

American Meteorological Society 21st Century Fellowship, 2010 – 2011, from the American Meteorological Society.

National Science Foundation S-STEM Fellow, 2010.

Guillermo Salazar Rodriguez Scholarship, 2009, American Meteorological Society Undergraduate Scholarship.

Courses:

ATMO 202 – Atmospheric Science Lab (fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013)

ATMO 321 TA - Computer Applications in the Atmospheric Sciences (Fall 2014)


Links:

Personal Website (http://www.battalio.com/)

CV (http://battalio.com/CV.pdf)

Joseph Michael Battalio

Research Assistant

Research Interests

Energetics of the Martian Atmosphere, Exoplanet atmospheres, Computer modeling of extra-tropical cyclones, Quasi-geostrophic dynamics, Three-Dimensional analysis of weather data, specifically QG omega and geopotential tendency, vorticity and divergence., Structure of the level of nondivergence

Selected Publications

Battalio, J. Michael and Szunyogh, Istvan “Local Energetics of the Northern Hemisphere of Mars using the MACDA Dataset” (in prep).

Battalio, J. Michael and Dyer, J. “Comparison of Horizontal Length Scales and Methods of Calculating QG Omega” (in prep).

Battalio, J. Michael “Investigation of the Three-Dimensional Structure of the Level of Non-divergence” (in prep).

Battalio, J. Michael, and Szunyogh, Istvan, 2015Energetics of the Northern Hemisphere of Mars, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.

Battalio, J. Michael, and Szunyogh, Istvan, 2014:  An Investigation of the Local Energetics of the Martian Atmosphere, Poster, Current Processes in the Atmosphere of Mars I, American Geophysical Union 2014 Meeting, San Fransisco, CA.

Battalio, J. Michael, 2014:  Energetics of the Northern Hemisphere of Mars Atmospheric Science Graduate Council Seminar, Texas A&M University.

Battalio, J. Michael, and Dyer, Jamie, 2012: Quantitative Analysis and 3D Visualizaiton of NWP Data Using Quasi-Geostrophic Equations, Masters Thesis, Mississippi State University 2012.

Battalio, J. Michael, and Dyer, Jamie, 2012: 3D Visualizaiton of NWP Data Using Quasi-Geostrophic Equations, Poster, 28th Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems, American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Battalio, J. Michael, 2012: Application of QG Theory to Assess Model Initialization, 10th Annual Southeast Severe Storm Symposium.

Battalio, J. Michael, and Dyer, Jamie, 2011: Visualization of Vorticity and Divergence in Three Dimensions, Poster, National Weather Association Conference, Birmingham, AL.

Battalio, J. Michael 2011: Improved Vorticity Visualization, 9th Annual Southeast Severe Storms Symposium.

Additional Information

Advisors:Dr. Istvan SzunyoghDr. Mark T. Lemmon

Service:

Atmospheric Science Graduate Council Vice-President (Texas A & M University), 2013 – present

IT committee chair, 2013 – present

Texas A & M Graduate Student Council committee chair, 2013 – present

Recruitment committee 2013 – present 

Judge for Student Research Week (Texas A & M University), 2013 – present

 

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