Research Group


Data Lab: North Campus, Space Research Building (SRB) 2028 
Phone: 734.936.0511

Steiner group 2019 photo
At the wave field, Fall 2019: Daniel Huber, Allison Steiner, Yingxiao Zhang (front), Samar Minallah, Dandan Wei, Anahita Farahani (back)


Daniel Small

Daniel Huber (co-advised with Eric Kort)
CLaSP Ph.D. Candidate

B.S. Atmospheric Science University of California, Davis, 2018


YX portrait

Yingxiao Zhang
CLaSP Ph.D Candidate

B.S. Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University, 2019 


Maria Salazar, CLaSP Ph.D. pre-candidate, B.S. Computer Sciences, University of Texas, Austin, 2019 (co-advised with Gretchen Keppel-Aleks)

E Schwartz, CLaSP Ph.D. pre-candidate, B.S. Environmental Engineering, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 2021. (co-advised with Gretchen Keppel-Aleks)



R. Christopher Owen (2009-2010) US EPA OAR/OAQPS/AQAD

Kirsti Ashworth (2013-2016) Lancaster University, UK

Thiago dos Santos (2017-2019) Brazil

Anahita Amiri-Farahani (2019-2021) UC Davis

Dandan Wei (2019-2021) Columbia University/CCNY

Tamanna Subba (2020-2022) Brookhaven National Laboratory

Ph.D. Students
Ahmed Tawfik (2007-2012) Voith Digital Solutions, Raleigh, North Carolina 
Alex Bryan (2009-2014) Integrated Environmental Data, LLC, Berne, NY
Susan Cheng (2010-2016) Data Analytics and Course Assessment Consultant, UM CRLT
Stacey Kawecki (2011-2017) Weatherflow, Inc., Fort Collins, CO
Yang Li (2012-2017) Assistant Professor, Baylor University 
Matthew Wozniak (2014-2019) Physics Teacher, Saddle River Country Day School, NJ
Annareli Morales (2014-2019) NCAR Advanced Studies Program (ASP) Postdoctoral Fellow
Samantha Basile (2013-2019) National Climate Assessment/ICF International 

Samar Minallah (2018-2022) NCAR Advanced Study Program (ASP) Postdoctoral Fellow

M.S. Students
Kevin Kuo (2012-2013) EDF Climate Fellow
Melissa Zagorski (2010-2012) UM School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Dori Mermelstein (2013-2014) Accenture
Samantha Basile (2013-2015) CLaSP Ph.D. student, now at ICF 
Alicia Revazzo (2017) CEE M.S. student
Sakina Alblooshi (2019-2020) 

UM Undergraduates 
Adam Davis (2008-2010) Ph.D. Student, Colorado State University
Soyee Chiu (2009-2010) Research Scientist, Columbia University
Jennifer DeHart (2009-2010) Ph.D. Student, University of Washington
Jingyi Bao (2011-2012) Ph.D. Student, University of California, Berkeley
Dori Mermelstein (2010-2013) M.S. Student, AOSS, University of Michigan
Barbara Doyle (2012-2013) B.S. Student, AOSS, University of Michigan
Jordan Swift (2014-2015) B.S. Student, AOSS, University of Michigan
Kimberly Channel (2014-2016) B.S. Student, CLaSP, University of Michigan
Peiyun Zhu (2015-2017) Ph.D. student, Stanford University 
Karlie Wells (2017-2018) US Army Corps of Engineers
Sarah Hutchinson (2018-2020) M.Eng. Applied Climate student, University of Michigan

Lunia Oriol (2020-2022) Master’s student in Urban Planning, University of MIchigan

REU Advisees

Abraham Botros (Summer 2010) M.S. Student, Stanford University
Joy Cripe (Summer 2011) Western Illinois University undergraduate
Morgan McCabe (Summer 2012) New College of Florida undergraduate
Samuel Pennypacker (Summer 2014) University of Washington, Ph.D. student 
Olivia Vanbuskirk (Summer 2019) Central Michigan University undergraduate

Brian Rakoczy (Summer 2021) Central Michigan University Undergraduate

Allison Salamone (Summer 2022) University of Missouri Undergraduate

Visiting Scientists
Hayley McIntosh (Fall 2008) Visiting Graduate Student, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Cristina Davila Arriaga (Summer 2013) Visiting Graduate Student, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
Thanos Tsikerdekis (May-December 2015) Visiting Graduate Student, University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Sarah Kavassalis (Sept-December 2016) Visiting Graduate Student, University of Toronto, Canada 
Vladimir Ivanov (January-July 2017) Visiting Scientist, National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Serafeim Kontos (June-October 2017) Visiting Graduate Student, University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Caterina Mogno (January-April 2022) Visiting Graduate Student, The University of Edinburgh, UK