Ryan Wade

Lecturer, Undergraduate Advisor, Department of Atmospheric Science


Mr. Ryan Wade's Curriculum Vitae


  • M.S., Geosciences, Mississippi State University, 2003
  • B.S., Geography/Meteorology, University of South Alabama, 1999

Classes Taught

Honors & Awards

  • South Alabama College of Arts & Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award (2009)
  • Graduate Assistantship, Mississippi State University
  • Member of the Year, East Mississippi Chapter of the American Meteorological Society/National Weather Association
  • Officer (Secretary), Huntsville Chapter of the AMS & NWA
  • President, East Mississippi Chapter of the American Meteorological Society/National Weather Association, 2001/2002
  • Founder of the Southeast Severe Storms Symposium at Mississippi State University
  • Advisor to the Univ of South Alabama Chapter of the American Meteorological Society
  • Founder and advisor to the Southeastern Coastal and Atmospheric Processes Symposium
  • Faculty Advisor to Meteorology Students
  • Member of the Organizing Committee for the 1998 and 1999 Mississippi Gulf Coast Hurricane Conferences


  • American Meteorological Society
  • National Weather Association
  • Huntsville Chapter of the AMS/NWA
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville AMS Chapter
  • Association of American Geographers Southeastern Division (SEDAAG)
  • Central Gulf Coast Chapter of the NWA
  • University of South Alabama AMS Chapter


  • Murphy T. A., R. A. Wade, and B. C. Carcione 2016: Observations and operational considerations of the 4 June 2013 chaff event in northern Alabama. J. Operational Meteor., 4 (3), 34−45, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2016.0403.
  • Murphy, T.A, R.A. Wade, T.A. Coleman, K.R. Knupp, 2014: Observations and analysis of wave-like reflectivity segments interacting with a quasi-linear convective system. Submitted - Monthly Weather Review.
  • Knupp, K.R., et al, 2013: Meteorological overview of the devastating 27 April 2011 tornado outbreak. Early Online Release: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00229.1
  • Blackwell, K.G., J. Holmes, R. Wade, and S. K. Kimball, (2006): Collapsing Precipitation Cores in Open-Eyewall Hurricanes at Landfall. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 87, 1310.