McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Graduate Seminars

Seminars start at 2:30pm on Wednesdays in Burnside Hall Room 934. . Each student gives a 20 min talk, followed by a 10 min question period. Please find the recurring link here.

Fall 2023

October 25th , 2023
Shanhe Liu , PhD student
Noémie Planat, PhD student

November 1st , 2023,
Lizz Webb, PhD student

November 8, 2023
Yeechian Low , PhD student
Tim Elrick (GIC) 

November 15st , 2023,
Ryan Schmedding , PhD student

November 22nd , 2023
Benjamin Vennes 

November 29th, 2023
Andreas Lopez , PhD student
Aditya Baksi, PhD student

December 6, 2023
Ziling Liang  , PhD student
Siwen Chen, PhD student

December 13, 2023
Beatriz Ghiradi , PhD student
Ruogu He, PhD student

December 20th, 2023
Vahid Shahabadi , PhD student


Winter 2024

January 10th, 2024
Antoine Savard , PhD student 
Lizz Webb, PhD student

January 24, 2024
Mohammad Hadavi , PhD student
Quinn Dyer- Hawes, PhD student

January 31, 2024
Calvin Coulbury, PhD student
Beatriz Ghirardi, PhD student

February 7, 2024
Andres Lopez, PhD student
Dan Barthaux, PhD student

February 14, 2024
Madeleine Fol  ,PhD student
Zixuan Shen, PhD student

February 21, 2023
Dustin Fraser  , MSc student
Jialin Liu , PhD student

February 283, 2023
Camilo Serrano , PhD student
Thomas Ami Kyeimiah , PhD student

March 6th, 2024
Victorine Daubies,  MSc student
Mattie Hibs , MSc student

March 13, 2024
Esteban Avella Shaw , MSC student
Rujia Yang , MSc student

March 20, 2024
Stephanie Bergeron , MSC student
Ben Bergen, MSc student

March 27th, 2024
Noemie Planat ,PhD student
Maxim Coulliard , MSc student

April 3 2024
Benjamin Riot  MSc student
Zheng Qi Wang , PhD student


November 16, 2022
Yeechian Low, PhD student

November 23, 2022,
Noémie Planat, PhD student

November 30, 2022

December 7. 2022

December 14, 2022

December 21, 2022

December 28, 2022



Winter 2023 

January 4, 2023

January 11, 2022
Ryan Schmedding, PhD student

January 18, 2023
Antoine Savard, PhD student

January 25, 2023

February 1, 2023
Julian Wray, MSc student

February 8, 2023
Jialin Liu, MSc student

February 15, 2023
Lei Liu, PhD student

February 22, 2023
Simone Le Chevère,  MSc student
Diana Laura Diaz Garcia, MSc student

March 1, 2023
Zheng Qi Wang, PhD student
Camilo Serrano Damha, PhD student

March 8, 2023
Qiurun Yu, PhD student
Mattie Hibbs, PhD student

March 15, 2023
Chris Jing, MSc student
Shanhe Liu, PhD student

March 22, 2023
Katie Simzer, MSc student
Henry Carr, PhD student

April 29, 2023
Andres Lopez  PhD student

Fall 2021

November 3, 2021
Devendra Pal, PhD student
Advancing the Science of Dynamic Airborne Nanosized Particles using Optimized Digital Holographic Microscopy

November 10, 2021
Antoine Savard, PhD student
The effect of including damage on the scaling properties of the standard viscous plastic sea-ice model

November 17, 2021

November 24, 2021
Jagdeep Sodhi, PhD student
Large error correction in storms at convective scales by “grafting” look-alike modelled storms from other ensemble backgrounds
Benjamin Vennes, PhD student
Whispering gallery modes in core-shell droplets

December 2, 2021
Lei Liu, PhD student
Noemie Planat, PhD student



Winter 2022 

January 5, 2022
Ryan Schmedding, PhD student

January 12, 2022
Meng-Tze Lee, PhD student

January 19, 2022
Shanhe Liu, PhD student

January 26, 2022
Sandrine Trotechaud, MSc student

February 2, 2022
Masoud Moeini, MSc student
Meera Mohan, PhD student

February 9, 2022
Oreste Marquis, MSc student

February 16, 2022
Nikki Rahnamaei, MSc student
Lizz Webb, PhD student

February 23, 2022
Yan-Ting Chen, PhD student
Qiurun Yu, PhD student

March 2, 2022
Andres Lopez, MSc student
Aditya Baksi, PhD student

March 9, 2022
Camilo Serrano Damha, PhD student
Zheng Qi Wang, MSc student

March 16, 2022
Alice Leguern-Lepage, MSc student
Marie-Pier Labonté, PhD student

March 23, 2022
Kevin Bloxam, PhD student
Ruogu He, MSc student

March 30, 2022
Hem Ghimire, PhD student
Yeechian Low, PhD student

April 6, 2022
Zheng Qi Wang, PhD student
Dustin Fraser, PhD student

Fall 2020

November 4, 2020
Jing Feng, PhD student
Impacts of tropical cyclones on the cloud, water vapor, and temperature in the tropical tropopause layer observed by A-train satellites

November 11, 2020
Aditya Baksi, PhD student
Atmospheric turbulence with energy injection at two scales

November 18, 2020
Camilo Serrano Damha, PhD student
Improving model representation of water - sensitive aerosol  concentration and composition over North America

November 25, 2020
Charles Brunette, PhD student
Improving sea ice motion tracking: a new parameterization for the free drift of sea ice
Richard Kelson, MSc student
When will we observe a significant trend in the AMOC?

December 2, 2020
Lei Liu, PhD student
Downwelling Longwave Radiation Variability Observed by Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer

December 19, 2020
Devendra Pal, PhD student
Ice Nucleation by Nano sized Atmospheric Aerosols



Winter 2021

January 13, 2021
Daniel Tootill, PhD student
Understanding Precipitation Type Variability through Ensemble Analysis of a Major Freezing Rain Event.

January 20, 2021
Joseph Lilek, MSc student
A predictive model for aerosol viscosity
Yeechian Low, PhD student
Extreme Precipitation Regimes during the southeastern North American winter: Dynamic-Thermodynamic Analysis

January 27, 2021
Ting Chen Chen, PhD student
The parameterization of slantwise convection in a numerical model

February 10, 2021
Marie-Pier Labonté, PhD student
Evaluation of dry and wet extremes changes with warming using a passive water vapor
Aliia Shakirova, MSc student
An improved neural network model for shortwave radiative feedbacks quantification

February 17, 2021
Kevin Bloxam, PhD student
Radiative and Dynamical Heating Rate Trends in the Polar Winter Atmosphere
Meng-Tze Lee, PhD student
An ensemble selection strategy to improve probabilistic precipitation forecasts using LEMA (Local Ensemble Mosaic Assimilation).

February 24, 2021
Juliette Lavoie, MSc student
The role of the vertical ocean heat transport in Arctic sea ice decline

March 3, 2021
Yan-Ting Chen, PhD student
Understanding the spatial variation of CO2 radiative forcing
Sarah Gammon, MSc student
Improving the Effective Resolution of Large Eddy Simulations (LES) of Shallow Cumulus Clouds

March 10, 2021
Qiurun Yu, PhD student
Hang Yin, MSc student

March 17, 2021
Valentina Glazatov, MSc student
Anne-Sophie Fortin, MSc student
Drivers of the Decline of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation under Climate Change in a Hierarchy of Climate Models

March 24, 2021
Ryan Schmedding, PhD student

March 31, 2021
Jagdeep Sodhi, PhD student
Antoine Savard, PhD student

April 7, 2021
Hem Ghimire, PhD student

April 14, 2021
Marine Decuypère, MSc student

Fall 2019

September 25, 2019
Matthew Henry, PhD candidate
Decomposing the Drivers of Polar Amplification with a Single Column Model

October 09, 2019
Eric Bembenek, PhD candidate
Role of ITCZ Shifts on Barotropic Instability: The Effects of Moisture and Implications for Tropical Cyclones

October 16, 2019
Jing Feng, PhD candidate
Distribution of upper tropospheric and lower stratospheric (UTLS) water vapor influenced by deep convections

November 06, 2019
Kai Melamed-Turkish, MSc Student
A Dynamic Approach to the development of a precipitation climatology as applied to Montréal, Québec
Angela Cheng, PhD candidate
Spatial Verification of Sea Ice Edges Using Distance-Based Metrics

November 7, 2019
Jagdeep Sodhi, PhD candidate

November 13, 2019
Aditya Baksi, PhD candidate
Atmospheric Turbulence generated by energy at two scales: Balance Dynamics and Convective Energy Injection
Nicholas Soulard, PhD candidate
Forcing the Circumglobal Teleconnection pattern

November 20, 2019
Charles Brunette, PhD candidate
A new free drift sea ice velocity dataset for improved representations of ice drift trajectories
Pei-Ning Feng, PhD candidate
Forecast skill of the NAO in the Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Prediction Models

November 27, 2019
Marie-Pier Labonté, PhD candidate

December 04, 2019
Mathieu Plante, PhD candidate
Improving the damage parameterization of the Maxwell Elasto-Brittle rheology to better resolve the orientation of ice fractures
Lei Liu, PhD candidate
Ground Measurement of Downwelling Longwave Radiation and its Applications



Winter 2020

January 15, 2020
Dalrin Ampritta Amaladhasan, PhD student
Effective 2-D product classification for near-explicit gas-aerosol systems: Tools and applications for efficient modeling of complex aerosol systems

January 22, 2020
Christopher McCray, PhD student
Synoptic-dynamic and thermodynamic conditions distinguishing long- and short-duration freezing rain events
Andrés Pérez-Hortal, PhD student
A heuristic approach for precipitation data assimilation using the information contained in the ensemble forecast

January 29, 2020
Minh-Tri Nguyen, MSc student
Effects of the spatial scales in the initial conditions of numerical weather forecasts

February 05, 2020
Anne-Sophie Fortin, MSc student
Response of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation to Climate Change from a suite of Climate Models

February 12, 2020
Tsz-Kin (Eric) Lai, PhD student
Barotropic Instability across the Moat and Inner Eyewall Decay of Tropical Cyclone
Ting-Chen Chen, PhD student
Dynamics of slantwise convection and sensitivities to model grid spacing under idealized frameworks

February 19, 2020
Sonja Drueke, PhD student
Sensitivity of Shallow-Cumulus Dilution to Vertical Wind Shear
Daniel Tootill, PhD student
Ensemble predictability of a major freezing rain event in Montreal

February 26, 2020
Kevin Bloxam, PhD student

March 11, 2020
Joseph Lockwood, MSc student
On the role of the Antarctic Slope Front on the occurrence of the Weddell Sea polynya under climate change
Rachel Kim, MSc Student
Assessing the predictability of Arctic minimum sea ice extent using observations: June solar radiation and late winter coastal divergence

March 25, 2020
Yeechian Low, MSc student
Benjamin Vennes, MSc student

April 1, 2020
Camilo Serrano-Damha, PhD student

Fall 2018

October 03, 2018
Eric Bembenek, PhD candidate
Moisture Effects on the Energetics of a Simple Model of the Midlatitude Jet Stream

October 17, 2018
David Wang, PhD candidate
Convection initiation by lake-breeze convergence over the Niagara Peninsula

November 14, 2018
Pei-Ning Feng, PhD candidate
Modulation of the MJO-Related Teleconnections by the QBOSue Chen, MSc student
Flow-dependent Ekman theory

November 21, 2018
Tsz Kin (Eric) Lai, PhD candidate
Barotropic Instability across the Moat and Inner Eyewall Dissipation of Tropical Cyclones

November 28, 2018
Christopher McCray, PhD candidate
Long-Duration Freezing Rain Events over North America: Thermodynamic Evolution and Maintenance Mechanisms

Michael Rollings, MSc student
Pacific Decadal Variability and Recent Tropical Expansion



Winter 2019

January 30, 2019
Natalie Gervasi, MSc student
It’s not just a phase, Modelling Organic Mixtures

February 06, 2019
Nicholas Soulard, PhD candidate
Forcing the Circumglobal Teleconnection pattern

February 20, 2019
Audrey-Anne Gauthier, MSc student
Transport across the Southern Ocean Fronts by Mesoscale Eddies: A Comparison Between Models and Observations
Angela Cheng, PhD candidate
Searching for inconsistencies: sea ice pressure verification using ship movements

February 27, 2019
Jing Feng, PhD candidate

March 06, 2019
Dalrin Amaladhasan, PhD candidate
Towards an efficient model for complex aerosol systems: Tools and technique
Amelie Desmarais, MSc student
Sea Ice Decadal Variability from Models and Observations in Arctic Peripheral Seas

March 13, 2019
Matthew Henry, PhD candidate
High latitude lapse rate changes in solar radiation management experiments
Andres Perez-Hortal, PhD candidate
A heuristic approach for radar data assimilation: effect of forecast errors and assimilation of NCEP Stage IV precipitation analyses

March 20, 2019
Marie-Pier Labonté, PhD candidate
Atmospheric water cycle changes towards the inner edge of the habitable zone on a tidally-locked, Earth-like exoplanet
Ting-Chen Chen, PhD candidate
Slantwise Convection: Dynamics and Sensitivity to Resolution in Numerical Modeling

March 27, 2019
Sonja Drueke, PhD candidate
Environmental Sensitivities of Dilution of Shallow Cumulus Clouds in Large-Eddy Simulations

April 03, 2019
Amelie Bouchat, PhD candidate
Evaluation of sea-ice models using small-scale deformation statistics
Michael Tang, MSc student
Sensitivity of convection initiation over a mesoscale convergence line to horizontal grid spacing

April 10, 2019
Jagdeep Sodhi, PhD candidate
A review of Ensemble Kalman Filter and challenges of Convective-Scale Data Assimilation
Charles Brunette, PhD candidate
A new free drift ice motion dataset for improved calculations of Lagrangian sea ice trajectories

April 17, 2019
Devendra Pal, PhD candidate
Physical and Chemical Properties of Aerosols in Montreal: The Existence of Airborne Nano-sized Emerging Contaminant

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