Dr. Megan Mallard
Name: Megan Mallard
Title:Post-Graduate Research Fellow
Atmospheric Modeling and Analysis Division
National Exposure Research Laboratory
Environmental Protection Agency
109 TW Alexander Drive
Rsearch Triangle Park, NC 27711
B.S. Meteorology, North Carolina State University,2005
M.S. Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, 2007
Ph.D. Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, 2011
ORISE postdoctoral fellow, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, 2011 - Present
Research assistant, advisor: Dr. Gary Lackmann, NCSU Meteorological Analysis and Prediction Laboratory, 2003 - 2011
Real-time model system developer, Renaissance Computing Institute of North Carolina (RENCI), Summer 2008
Research assistant, State Climate Office of North Carolina, Summer 2004
Research assistant, supervisor: Dr. Larry Carey, NCSU Radar Meteorology Lab, 2002 - 2003
Student intern, National Weather Service Forecast Office at Raleigh, NC, 2005
Volunteer, National Weather Service Forecast Office at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, Summer 2002
Professional Societies and Affiliations
Member of the American Meteorological Society, 2001-present
Selected Awards and Honors
Participant in NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Summer Institute on Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences in 2003
Mallard, M. S., G. M. Lackmann, A. Aiyyer, and K. Hill, 2012: Atlantic hurricanes and climate change. Part I: Seasonal-scale simulations using WRF. J. Climate. In preparation.
Mallard, M. S., G. M. Lackmann, and A. Aiyyer, 2012: Atlantic hurricanes and climate change. Part 2: Role of thermodynamic changes in decreased hurricane frequency. J. Climate. In preparation.
Gentry, M. S., and G. M. Lackmann, 2010: Sensitivity of simulated tropical cyclone structure and intensity to horizontal resolution. Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 688–704.
Rickenbach, T. M., P. Kucera, M. Gentry, L. Carey, A. Lare, R. F. Lin, B. Demoz, and D. Starr, 2008: Relationship between anvil clouds and convective cells: A case study in South Florida during CRYSTAL-FACE. Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 3917–3932.
Presentation, Atlantic hurricanes and climate change: Projection of a peak month in a future record hurricane season. 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Tucson, AZ, AMS. May 14, 2010.
Presentation, High resolution WRF simulations of an Atlantic hurricane season. 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Orlando, FL, AMS. April 29, 2008.