- Program Years: 2016-2020
- Academic Institution: University of Colorado
- Field of Study: Earth and Climate Science
- Academic Advisor: Robert Anderson and Gregory Tucker
Los Alamos National Laboratory (2017)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2018)
B.S. Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, and B.S. Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015
Kochanski, K, D Mohan, J Horrall, B Rountree, G Abdulla (2019). "Deep learning predictions of sand dune migration". Climate Change workshop, NeurIPS.
Kochanski, K, G-C Defazio, R Barnes, C Downie, A Rubin, B Rountree (2019). "Rescal-snow: A model of dunes and snow-waves". Journal of Open Source Software.
Kochanski, K, G Tucker, R Anderson (2019). "The evolution of snow bedforms in the Colorado Front Range". The Cryosphere 13 1267-1281.
Kochanski, K, R Anderson, G Tucker (2018). "Statistical classification of self-organized snow surfaces". Geophysical Research Letters 45(13).
IJzermans, RHA, A Thyagarajan, V Ramohalli Gopala, BWH van Beest, JMVA Koelman, PK Pan, KA Kochanski, BD Jones, JR Williams. "Simulating the impact of extreme sea waves on offshore structures with SPH". SPHERIC International Workshop, 8-1 (2015).
K Kochanski (2019). "Climate Prediction" in "Tackling climate change with machine learning" by D Rolnick, P Donti, L Kaack, K Kochanski et al. https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.05433
2) Kochanski, K (Jan 2018). "Bedforms and Blizzards". Seminar for CU-Boulder Ice Sheets and Climate group, Boulder, CO.
1) Kochanski, K (Jul 2017). "The thermal conductivity of snow". Seminar for Coast, Ocean and Sea Ice Modeling group, Los Alamos, NM.
2016 - DOE Computational Sciences Graduate Fellowship.
2016 - NSF GRFP and NDSEG Fellowships (both declined).
2015 - University of Colorado Chancellor's Fellowship.
2018 - Cryosphere Innovation Award, American Geophysical Union.
2017 - Geological Society of America Research Grant.
2016 - University of Colorado Dept. Geology Patterson Award.
2016 - Colorado Scientific Society Memorial Fund Award.
2016 - American Alpine Club Research Grant.
2018 - Quora Top Writer (2017 & 2018). 5k followers, 3m views.
2017 - 'Best Student Presentation' from the Colorado Scientific Society.
2015 - MIT Suzanne Berger Award for Future Global Leaders.
2014 - MIT Burchard Scholar for distinguished students in the humanities.
2011 - International Baccalaureate, 45/45 points.