The School of Meteorology has 25 full time faculty members covering various aspects of the atmospheric sciences. The School has 33 adjunct and affiliate faculty members with the largest number associated with NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory. We have a diverse array of students from around the globe including the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Australia, Korea, China, Taiwan, Norway, and Serbia. We currently have 91 graduate students and 280 undergraduate students. Our regular and emeritus faculty includes 5 endowed chairs and professorship, six Presidential Professors; three Regents Professors; three George Lynn Cross Research Professors; two Emeritus GLC Professors; one Dean; two past Presidents of the American Meteorological Society; two OU Vice Presidents (Research and Weather and Climate).


Scott Salesky

Assistant Professor

Berrien Moore III

Cheasapeake Professor of METR; Dean, College of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences; Director, NWC

Jeff Basara

Associate Professor

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Nuzzo, Marisa

Student Media Assistant

Carney, Matt

​Instrumentation Tech

Riley, Shawn

Computer Systems Coordinator

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Graduate Students

Davis, Benjamin

M.S. Student

Lynch, Briana

M.S. Student

Murillo, Elisa

M.S. Student

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Adjunct Faculty

Gao, Jidong

Adjunct Associate Professor

MacGorman, Donald

Adjunct Professor

Gourley, Jonathan

​Adjunct Associate Professor

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Emeritus Faculty

Kimpel, James

Professor Emeritus

Friday, Elbert

Professor Emeritus

Shapiro, Alan

Professor; American Airlines Professor; President's Associates Presidential Professor

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