FLASH project development has been an active collaboration between members of the Stormscale Hydrometeorology and Hydromodeling Groups of the National Severe Storms Laboratory and the HyDROS Lab at the University of Oklahoma.


  • Jonathan J. Gourley
    Project Principal Investigator
  • Yang Hong
    Project Co-Principal Investigator
  • Kenneth Howard
    Project Co-Principal Investigator
  • Zac Flamig
    Lead Developer
  • Pierre Kirstetter
  • Carrie Langston
    IT Support
  • Ami Arthur
    GIS Specialist
  • Steven Martinaitis
    Training and R2O
  • Humberto Vergara
  • Brian Kaney
    Web Design & Product Delivery

Current Graduate Students

  • Jorge Duarte
    GRA in Data Science and Analytics program at OU
  • Andres Vergara
    GRA in Data Science and Analytics program at OU


  • Ke Zhang
    Post-doctoral Fellowship
    Current Affiliation: Hohai University, China
  • Race Clark
    Doctoral student
    Current Affiliation: OU/CIMMS & NOAA/NWS/SPC, Norman, OK
  • Manabendra Saharia
    Doctoral student
    Current Affiliation: NCAR, Boulder, CO
  • Jess Erlingis
    Doctoral student
    Current Affiliation: NASA Goddard, Greenbelt, MD
  • Martin Calianno
    Current Affiliation: MeteoSwiss, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Lilly Rose Lagadec
    Current Affiliation: IRSTEA, Montpellier, France
  • Gina Hodges
    NSF Fellowship
    Current Affiliation: Devon Energy, OKC, OK
  • Jill Hardy
    NSF Fellowship
    Current Affiliation: OU/CIMMS & NOAA/NWS/WDTD, Norman, OK
  • Marusa Spitalar
    Current Affiliation: University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Thibaut Wassner
    Current Affiliation: l’École des Mines d’Alès, Alès, France
  • Pauline Jaunet
    Current Affiliation: MétéoFrance, Toulouse, France
  • Maria Moreno
    Current Affiliation:
  • Marine Giroud
    Current Affiliation: l’École des Mines d’Alès, Alès, France
  • Brandon Smith
    Current Affiliation: OU/CIMMS & NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK
  • Elizabeth Mintmire Argyle
    Current Affiliation: University of Nottingham, UK
  • Galateia Terti
    Current Affiliation: University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France


  • Manos Anagnostou
    University of Connecticut
  • Isabelle Ruin
    Laboratoire d’étude des Transferts en Hydrologie et Environnement, France
  • Ed Clark
    National Water Center
  • Celine Lutoff
    Universite de Grenoble, France

If you are interested in research collaboration, graduate research opportunities, or post-doc positions on a topic related to FLASH or stormscale hydrometeorology in general, please feel free to contact us. We welcome new investigators, especially those with unique insights and interdisciplinary research experience.