Associate Director (2022-23)
Ben Price is a current graduate student at Ohio University researching the relationship between terrain and tornado structure. Born and raised in Livonia, Michigan, he moved to Norman, Oklahoma in 2017 to study Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma. In 2021, he graduated from the program with a Bachelor’s in Meteorology and subsequently got accepted into Ohio University’s graduate program. While in Oklahoma, he conducted several research projects as a part of the Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS), now known as the Cooperative Institute for Severe and High-Impact Weather Research and Operations (CIWRO). This research included the development, analysis, and quality-control of Multi-Radar, Multi-Sensor (MRMS) products such as azimuthal shear and was presented at the AMS Conferences in 2020 and 2021. When not completing schoolwork, Ben indulges himself in many different creative outlets such as writing code, books, and music, and playing video games with friends.