Nicholas Barron

Nicholas Barron

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
530 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: nrb171@psu.edu

Education:

  1. B.S. Physics - Cleveland State University

Biography:

Professional Interests

  • Computer Programming/ Software Development
  • Tropical Cyclones
  • Clouds and Cloud Physics

Previous Research

  • Cleveland State University
    • Undergraduate Research Assistant (May 2016 - May 2018)
      • Reconciling Linear Measurements of Cloud Structures
      • Variations in Cloud Size Distributions of Many Large Eddy Simulations of Shallow Cumulus Convection
    • Grant Research Technician (May 2018 - August 2018)
      • Synthetic Total Sky Imager Utilizing the Blender (Cycles) Ray-Tracing Engine
      • Exploring the Relationship between Cloud Height and Cloud Size

Posters

  • Nicholas Barron, Dorothy Pharis, Shawn Ryan, Thijs Heus. "Cloud Size Distributions from many different LES of Shallow Cumulus Convection", 2018 Joint ARM User Facility and ASR PI Meeting, March 19-23, 2018.
  • Nicholas Barron, Shawn Ryan, Thijs Heus. "Reconciling Linear Measurements of Fractal Cloud Structures", Society of Physics Students Poster Session, October 4, 2017
  • Nicholas Barron, Shawn Ryan, Thijs Heus. "Reconciling Linear Measurements of Fractal Cloud Structures", Ohio Super Computer Statewide Users Group Meeting, September 28, 2017.
  • Nicholas Barron, Dorothy Pharis, Thijs Heus. "How Big is a Cloud: A Statistical Analysis of Cloud Size Distributions Derived from Large Eddy Simulations", Undergraduate Student Research Award Poster Session, September 1, 2016.

Presentations

  • Nicholas Barron, Shawn Ryan, Thijs Heus. "Reconciling Linear Measurements of Fractal Cloud Structures", CSU Department of Physics Honors Research Presentation, April 12th, 2018.