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Todd Murphy
Assistant Professor
School of Sciences
CNSB 303
318-342-3428
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Todd Murphy, PhD
Assistant Professor, Atmospheric Science

Education

Ph D

2015, Atmospheric Science
University of Alabama in Huntsville

MS

2010, Atmospheric Science
University of Alabama in Huntsville

BS

2008, Meteorology
University of South Alabama

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Todd Murphy is an assistant professor of atmospheric science at ULM, joining the faculty in the Fall of 2014.  He received his B.S. in meteorology from the University of South Alabama, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in atmospheric science from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.  Dr. Murphy is dedicated to undergraduate education in atmospheric science and meteorology, and has a broad range of teaching interests.  He also serves as the faculty advisor for the ULM student chapter of the American Meteorological Society.

Dr. Murphy operates and maintains several remote sensing instruments at ULM, including the S-band polarimetric Doppler weather radar, two rawinsonde systems, and a microwave radiometer.

Research Interests

  • Radar meteorology
  • Integrated approaches to remote sensing of the atmosphere and boundary layer
  • Atmospheric waves (gravity waves, bores, etc.)
  • Severe local storms & their environments (especially in the southeast)
  • External effects on tornadogenesis
  • Public perception to severe weather

Courses Taught

ATMS 1001INTRO TO WEATHER/CLIMATE I, 3 course(s)

ATMS 1002INTRO TO WEATHER/CLIMATE II, 6 course(s)

ATMS 1003BASIC METEOROLOGY LAB I, 1 course(s)

ATMS 2000WEATHER ANALY AND FORECASTING, 3 course(s)

ATMS 3005DYNAMIC METEOROLOGY I, 1 course(s)

ATMS 3006DYNAMIC METEOROLOGY II, 1 course(s)

ATMS 3025INTER WEATHER FORECASTING, 2 course(s)

ATMS 4003SYNOPTIC METEOROLOGY LAB, 4 course(s)

ATMS 4004MESOSCALE METEOROLOGY, 3 course(s)

ATMS 4006RADAR METEOROLOGY, 1 course(s)

GEOS 1001EARTH SCIENCE, 2 course(s)

GEOS 1002NATURAL DISASTERS AND HAZARDS, 3 course(s)

GEOS 3032BROADCAST METEOROLOGY PRACT, 1 course(s)