Dr. Timothy A. Coleman
Dr. Coleman holds an MS and a PhD in Atmospheric Science from The University of Alabama in Huntsville, and an undergraduate degree in Physics and Mathematics from Samford University. He has done research on severe storms, radar meteorology (including rainfall estimation), non-traditional damaging winds, tornadoes, and lightning. Tim has authored seventeen peer-reviewed articles published in several academic journals, and he has trained National Weather Service meteorologists in the use of his research in warning for severe weather. He has given numerous invited presentations on his research. Tim also teaches courses as an adjunct professor at UAH. In the past, Tim worked for the National Weather Service and in television meteorology for 14 years. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society and The National Weather Association. Tim has performed meteorological consulting services in a variety of cases involving flooding, building collapse, lightning, automobile accidents, aircraft accidents, and wind damage; some of these have involved expert testimony.
Dr. Kevin R. Knupp
Dr. Knupp received an undergraduate degree in Meteorology from Iowa State University and an MS and a PhD in Atmospheric Science from Colorado State University. He has been a professor of Atmospheric Science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville since 1985. Kevin's main research area has been severe storms, including supercells, tornadoes, and severe wind storms. He also has extensive experience in radar meteorology and remote sensing of the atmosphere. He has authored dozens of peer-reviewed scientific articles, and he was elected a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society in 2011. In addition to his extensive academic background, Kevin has experience as a consulting meteorologist working on various cases involving weather-related litigation.