Grant LaChat

Grant LaChat

  • M.S. Graduate Student
407 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802


  1. B.S. (2021) - Meteorology and Atmospheric Science - Penn State University, Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science


Grant graduated with his B.S. in Meteorology and a minor in Energy, Business, and Finance from Penn State in May 2021. He completed work with the Aviation Weather Center as an Ernest F. Hollings Scholar during the summer of 2020 and is a Pathways Student at the National Weather Service office in Phoenix, Arizona. His work was focused on the intersection of aviation and meteorology, especially with the meteorological impacts on planning operations across the National Airspace System. Grant is currently conducting work with Dr. Kevin Bowley and Dr. Melissa Gervais on the implications of Rossby Wave Breaking on climate and synoptic-dynamic scales. Outside of academics, Grant enjoys all types of team sports. He plays baseball, softball, and enjoys watching college football and college basketball, which means you can usually find him at Beaver Stadium during the fall and at the Bryce Jordan Center during the winter.