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Stephen Guimond

Assistant Research Professor

Physics
Physics
sguimond@umbc.edu
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Research Interests

Remote sensing with a focus on airborne Doppler radar including designing algorithms for computing geophysical variables such as winds, latent heat and precipitation. Geophysical fluid dynamics with a focus on hurricanes, convection, turbulence and computational methods.

Teaching Interests

Atmospheric Dynamics, Computational Physics, Numerical Weather Prediction, Radar Remote Sensing

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Guimond, Stephen (Principal) The dynamics of turbulent buoyant plumes using the Non-hydrostatic Unified Model of the Atmosphere (NUMA) Grant (Currently Under Review) Sponsored by Department of Defense, Naval Postgraduate School (May 1, 2018 – May 1, 2019)

Guimond, Stephen (Co-Principal) Understanding Hurricane Inner-Core Asymmetries and their Relationship to Convective Bursts and Storm Intensification using a Suite of NASA Data Grant (Funded) Sponsored by NASA (Mar 1, 2017 – Feb 29, 2020)

Intellectual Contributions

Concentric Eyewall Asymmetries in Hurricane Gonzalo (2014) Observed by Airborne Radar vol. 145 729 - 749 Monthly Weather Review

vol. 75 3071-3093 Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences

Presentations

(Author & Presenter) Seminar Understanding the Physics of Hurricane Intensification: Measurement, Theory and Modeling UMBC Department of Physics UMBC

(Author & Presenter) 38th Conference on Radar Meteorology Oral Presentation Novel radar observations of turbulent eddies in the lower levels of intense Hurricane Rita (2005) American Meteorological Society Chicago, IL

(Author & Presenter) 38th Conference on Radar Meteorology Poster A Multi-Radar, Multi-Platform Investigation of the Inner Core of Hurricane Matthew (2016) American Meteorological Society Chicago, IL