Zachary Horning

Zachary Horning
  • PhD Student

Contact Info


B.S. in Meteorology and Applied Mathematics, Metropolitan State University of Denver, 2021
M.S. in Atmospheric Science, University of Kansas, 2023


Advisor: Dr. David B. Mechem 

Research Interests: Numerical weather prediction, mesoscale meteorology, cloud microphysics and dynamics 

Master’s Thesis: Mesoscale Mechanisms, Radiative Impact, and the Influence of Topography on the Cloud-Clearing Phenomenon Over the Subtropical Southeast Atlantic 

Awards & Honors

Provost’s Honor List – Metropolitan State University of Denver 

Stormy Rottman Memorial Endowed Scholarship Recipient: 2020 – 2021 – Metropolitan State University of Denver