Evan Kodra
Graduate Student, Interdisciplinary Engineering
Main background - applied Statistics
CEWS focus - temperature and rainfall extremes, stochastic rainfall                        modeling
DSCS focus - uncertainty quantification, Bayesian statistics

Evan Kodra is a PhD student in the SDS Lab. He has a BS and MS in Statistics from the University of Tennessee, and his research experience includes two internships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and has been a graduate research assistant at the University of Tennessee and Northeastern University. His research has been highlighted in Nature magazine, USA Today, and MSNBC, among others.


Kodra, E., Steinhaeuser, K.S., and A.R. Ganguly (2011): Persisting cold spells in the 21st-century warming environment. Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L08705, 5 pp. Research Highlights in Nature and Nature Climate Change, (Selected) News: USA Today, MSNBC, Yahoo! News, Our Amazing Planet

Kodra, E., Ghosh, S., and A.R. Ganguly, (2012): Evaluation of global climate models for Indian monsoon climatology. Environmental Research Letters 7, 014012, 7 pp., doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/1/014012.

Parish, E., Kodra, E., Steinhaeuser, K., and A.R. Ganguly (2012). Estimating future global per capita water availability based on changes in climate and population, Computers & Geosciences,42: 79-86. Most downloaded of recent articles in journal Computers and Geosciences