Prasad Thota is an M.S. student in Civil Engineering at CU and works with the Hydrology, Water Resources, and Environmental and Fluid Mechanics Group, and advised by Prof. Balaji Rajagopalan. He is originally from Andhra Pradesh in India where he did his undergrad in Civil Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad. After which, he worked as a Research Assistant for one and a half years under Dr. Satish Regonda at IIT Hyderabad on the project titled "Understanding Space-Time Variability of Climate Extremes for Societal Resiliency in Indonesia and India". He will be working with Imtiaz Rangwala and Jane Wolken during the 2021 summer to support research and data/tool development for the NC CASC Climate Science Support Platform.