Notable Achievements

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Environmental Studies Rebecca Edwards attended the 99th Annual American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Jan. 69.  While there, she delivered two presentations: “Changes in Heavy and Extreme Precipitation in Texas 19002015,” a statistical analysis of heavy precipitation events in Texas over the past century, and “The Central Texas Collaborative Air Quality Monitoring Experiment,” which described a course-based research experience that involved launching weather balloons from the Southwestern campus during the spring of 2018 as part of the Energy and the Environment course. She also presented a poster titled “Influences on Air Quality in Georgetown, Texas,” a preliminary study of the data collected as part of the weather-balloon project described above

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Rebecca Edwards received her Ph.D. from Texas Tech University in 2009 and her B.S. from Texas Tech University in 2003.

  • Rebecca Edwards received her Ph.D. from Texas Tech University in 2009 and her B.S. from Texas Tech University in 2003.