Alex B. Kostinski

Alex B. Kostinski


Professor, Physics

  • PhD, Physics, University of Illinois-Chigaco

Research Description

Dr. Kostinski's recent research has been in cloud, aerosol, and precipitation physics; radar meteorology; astrophysics; wave propagation in random media; turbulent fluids; adaptive optics; and polarization optics. This research is largely supported by the National Science Foundation.


  • Atmospheric Physics

Recent Publications

  • Amalia Anderson and A. B. Kostinski Reversible Record Breaking and Variability: Temperature Distributions across the Globe, J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 1681-1691, 2010 Read More
  • Jameson, A.R. and A. B. Kostinski, Direct observations of coherent backscatter of radar waves in precipitation, J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 3000-3005, 2010
  • Hezi Gildora, Erick Fredjb and Alex Kostinski, The Gulf of Eilat/Aqaba: a natural driven cavity? Geophysical & Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics, Volume 104, Pages 301-308, 2010 Read More
  • Jameson, A.R. and A. B. Kostinski, On the enhanced temporal coherency of radar observations in precipitation J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 49, 1794-1804, 2010 Read More
  • Jameson, A.R. and A. B. Kostinski, Partially coherent backscatter in radar observations of precipitation J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 1928-1946, 2010. Read More
  • Kostinski AB and Shaw RA, Raindrops large and small, NATURE PHYSICS, Volume: 5 Issue: 9, Pages: 624-625 Published: SEP 2009 Read More
  • Larsen ML and Kostinski AB, Simple dead-time corrections for discrete time series of non-Poisson data, MEASUREMENT SCIENCE \& TECHNOLOGY Volume: 20 Issue: 9 Article Number: 095101 Published: SEP 2009 Read More