College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geological Sciences
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.