OLIVIA KELLNER
Climatologist

Olivia Kellner joined the MRCC in late fall 2014 as a Visiting Climatologist, while completing her PhD dissertation as a doctoral student at Purdue University.  Olivia obtained her BS in Geography – Operational Meteorology and Climatology (Professional Track) from Ball State University in 2008 and her MS in Atmospheric Science from Purdue University in August 2011. 

Professional experience includes working as a SCEP (Student Career Experience Program) and Meteorologist Intern at the National Weather Service in Indianapolis and Milwaukee, and serving as a Staff Scientist at Lee and Ryan, and environmental consulting firm, in the environmental department.

While pursuing her PhD at Purdue, Olivia served as a Climate Specialist/ Assistant Climatologist at the Indiana State Climate Office.

Academic research includes land-surface interactions and feedbacks to weather and climate across spatial and temporal scales.  Additional research interests include mesoscale convection, applied climatology, remote sensing, and GIS.

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Olivia Kellner

Interests:
Mesoscale convection, applied climatology, remote sensing, and GIS

Education:
Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, Purdue University
M.S., Atmospheric Science, Purdue University
B.S., Geography-Operational Meteorology and Climatology, Ball State University

Email:
kellnero@illinois.edu