Megan Sirbaugh

Lecturer, Atmospheric and Earth Science


320 Sparkman Drive
Cramer Research Hall
Room 3065
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Megan Sirbaugh joined the Atmospheric and Earth Sciences faculty as lecturer in August 2019. Prior to arriving at UAH, she worked as a geospatial technician for a civil engineering company on the LIDAR-based North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Project. While working on her master's degree, Ms. Sirbaugh served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for Introductory Geology Labs at UNC Charlotte. Her master's thesis focused on creating a spatiotemporal prediction model of dengue fever incidence in Colombia, South America based on environmental variables. Her academic and research interests involve using GIS to study interactions between humans, climate, and the environment. Megan also serves as an undergraduate academic advisor, and co-lead the development of the AES Ambassadors program.

Curriculum Vitae


  • M.S. Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2017
  • B.S. Meteorology, Virginia Tech, 2015
  • B.A. Geography, Virginia Tech, 2015


  • Medical Geography and Tropical Disease Epidemiology
  • GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
  • Human-Climate-Environment Interactions

Affiliate Faculty

  • Dr. Arastoo Biazar
  • Dr. Monte Bateman
  • Dr. Dan Cecil
  • Dr. Hugh Christian
  • Dr. Tim Coleman
  • Dr. Eugene Crawford
  • Dr. Richard Ferrare
  • Mr. Burgess Howell
  • Mr. Daniel Irwin
  • Dr. Gary Jedlovec
  • Dr. Timothy Lang
  • Dr. Xiong Liu
  • Dr. Eugene McCaul
  • Dr. Walt Petersen
  • Dr. Jonathan Pleim
  • Dr. Rahul Ramachandran
  • Dr. Roy Spencer