College
College of Arts and Sciences

Department
Department of Geological Sciences

Email
kdg@ua.edu

Phone
205-348-1184

Dr. Kim Genareau is an assistant professor in the Department of Geological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences. Currently, she is  funded by the National Science Foundation through a CAREER grant to explore the effects of volcanic lightning on both natural and manufactured volcanic ash samples through a series of lightning experiments.  Her research group conducts various studies on explosive eruptions and their interaction with the atmosphere, including ice nucleation and triboelectrification.