I am a postdoctoral researcher at Texas A&M.
I will be a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics starting Oct 2017, studying the development histories of Martian dust storms.
I work operations as Environmental Theme Lead for the Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity).
My research involves the energetics of transient waves and in dust devils on Mars.
I have an MS in Meteorology from Mississippi State University and
a BS in Physics and a BS in Meteorology (communication, mathematics and music minors).
I am a graduate fellow of the American Meteorological Society.
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Please feel free to contact me with questions on research, employment, or just to chat at michael[at]battalio.com.