Adopt a School
Pursuing Ph.D, Optical Sciences, University of Arizona
M.S., Mathematics, University of New Mexico, 2009
B.S., Mathematics, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 2002
University of Arizona
Advanced Optical Technologies
Machine learning techniques applied to tropical cyclone forecasting problems
Applying a trained machine algorithm to remote sensing data for tropical cyclone forecasting
Noise in polarimeters/imaging systems
Israel J. Vaughn, J. Scott Tyo, and Elizabeth Ritchie, "Machine learning techniques to analyze extra-tropical transition," Poster,
Ninth Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences
Israel J. Vaughn and Brian G. Hoover, "Noise reduction in a laser polarimeter based on discrete waveplate rotations,"
Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 3, pp. 2091-2108 (2008)
Israel J. Vaughn, "Retardance correction of IR zero-order waveplates."
Israel J. Vaughn, "A short introduction to one parameter semigroups."
Meteorological Remote Sensing and Forecasting
Awards and Honors
summa cum laude for B.S.
Optical Sciences Departmental Fellowship (UA, 2009-2010)
Mathematics Departmental Award (NMIMT, 2002)
Silver Scholarship (NMIMT, 1998-2002)
New Mexico Scholars Scholarship (NMIMT, 1998-2002)
Tech Scholar (NMIMT, 2002)
Student Appreciation Award for Exemplary Student Body Service (NMIMT, 2002)
between intensifying and dissipating storms after extra-tropical transition.