Dr. Robin Tanamachi
Associate Professor, EAPS, Purdue University
Dr. Robin Tanamachi is an associate professor of atmospheric science at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. She currently leads the Weather Radar Research Laboratory, whose funded research focuses mainly on radar-based studies of severe convective storms and tornadoes. Prof. Tanamachi has more than 20 years' experience performing field work in severe storms, including projects VORTEX2 and VORTEX-Southeast. She has operated weather radars ranging from a mobile W-band radar, to a polarimetric WSR-88D, to cutting edge phased array radars. She currently operates the X-band Teaching and Research Radar (XTRRA) near Purdue campus. She has won numerous teaching and engagement awards for her work with students and the public.