Furtado, Jason

Furtado, Jason

Associate Professor

Mentoring Mindset:

Mentoring is about helping students to grow personally and professionally and to empower them to make informed decisions to achieve their goals.

 

Higher Education and Employment Background:

  • Education
    • Ph.D., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences – Georgia Institute of Technology
    • M.S., Atmospheric Science – Colorado State University
    • B.S., Meteorology & B.S., Mathematics – Lyndon State College
  • Professional Experience
    • Associate Professor, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
    • Assistant Professor, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
    • Lecturer, Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University
    • Staff Scientist, Climate Analysis Branch, Atmospheric and Environmental Research

 

Life Defining Moments in Meteorology and Higher Education:

  • Being a first generation college student, and the first in my extended family to get a Ph.D.
  • Doing a research internship at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center during my junior year of college.
  • Switching graduate schools for my Ph.D.
  • Living through both the 1995-96 and 2014-15 record-breaking snow seasons in New England.