As students in atmospheric sciences, Troy Zaremba and Kaylee Heimes both refer to their time conducting undergraduate research at Illinois as the highlight of their time on campus. Under the guidance of atmospheric sciences professor Bob Rauber, Zaremba and Heimes are working to better understand the impact of cloud seeding, a practice that has significant ramifications for solving the west’s water shortage problem.

The College of LAS recently had a chance to sit down with Zaremba and Heimes to learn more about their undergraduate research experience: