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 (adjunct and affiliate policy can be found here) 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).


Guifu Zhang


Ming Xue

Professor; Weathernews Chair; George Lynn Cross Research Professor; Director, CAPS

David Parsons

President's Associates Presidential Professor; Director Emeritus

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Nuzzo, Marisa

Student Media Assistant

Riley, Shawn

Computer Systems Coordinator

Gebauer, Kathryn

Scientific Editor, Boundary-Layer Meteorology

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Graduate Students

Jones, Erin

M.S. Student

Hosek, Michael

M.S. Student

Bell, Tyler

Ph.D Student

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Schenkel, Ben

Research Scientist

Flynn, Connor

Senior Research Associate

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Adjunct Faculty

Jorgensen, David

Adjunct Professor

Brooks, Harold

Adjunct Professor

Hong, Yang

Adjunct Professor

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Emeritus Faculty

Shapiro, Alan

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

Brock, Fred

Professor Emeritus

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