Tim Garrett
  • Professor, Atmospheric Sciences
  • Chief Scientific Advisor, Particle Flux Analytics Inc.

Current Courses

Fall 2024

  • ATMOS 5810-004
    Experiential Learning II
  • ATMOS 6020-001
    Physical Meteorology
    Location: WBB 820 (WBB 820)
  • ATMOS 6300-001
    Adv Cloud Physics
  • ATMOS 6910-004
    Grad/Special Topics
  • ATMOS 7810-001
    Graduate Seminar

Summer 2024

Spring 2024

Entrepreneurial Experience

  • Particle Flux Analytics. 08/01/2015 - present. Employees: 3.
    Comments: Company dedicated to the development, manufacture, and sale of hydrometeor measurement technologies. Recipient of numerous patents and STTR and SBIR awards.

Professional Organizations

  • American Geophysical Union. 01/01/1998 - present. Position : Member.
  • American Meteorological Society. 01/01/1998 - present. Position : Member.

Courses I Teach

  • Atmos 5130 - Physical Meteorology I: Thermodynamics
    Thermodynamics of dry and moist air, including diabatic and adiabatic processes, parcel theory, stability, heat engines and thermodynamic diagrams
  • Atmos 5140 - Physical Meteorology II: Atmospheric Radiation
    Solar and infrared radiative transfer in the atmosphere, and the greenhouse effect.
  • Atmos 5200 - Physical Meteorology III: Cloud Physics
    Aerosol production and removal, cloud and precipitation formation, mixing and turbulence.
  • Atmos 6020 - Atmospheric Radiation
    Theory of solar and infrared radiation; fundamentals of energy balance and climate models; parameterization of infrared and solar-flux transfer in clear, aerosol, and cloudy atmospheres; climate perturbations due to greenhouse gases, aerosols and clouds.
  • Atmos 6020 - Fundamentals of Physical Meteorology
    Overview of fundamental physical processes in the atmospheric sciences. Topics include thermodynamics, radiative transfer, and cloud microphysics.
  • Atmos 6300 - Advanced Cloud Physics
    Nucleation and growth of water and ice particles in clouds; precipitation production; aerosol-cloud-climate interactions; dynamics of stratiform and cumuliform clouds.