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).

Faculty

Guifu Zhang

Professor, Sam K. Viersen Presidential Professor

Office: NWC 4620 Phone: (405) 325-3507 Website:http://weather.ou.edu/~guzhang/page/Home.html Education: B.S. in Physics, Anhui University, 1982 M.S. in Radio Physics, Wuhan University, 1985 Ph.D.  in Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, 1998 Research Interests: Wave propagation and scattering in geophysical media Remote sensing for understanding and quantifying weather and earth environment Radar polarimetry for quantitative precipitation estimation and […]

Kelvin Droegemeier

Regents' Professor of Meteorology; Weathernews Chair Emeritus; Roger and Sherry Teigen Presidential Professor; Former Vice President for Research

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Robert Palmer

Professor; Tommy C. Craighead Chair; Associate VP for Research

Office: 3PP 187 Phone: (405) 325-6319 Website:  arrc.ou.edu Education: B.S.,  Electrical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1984 M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1989 Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1989 Research Interests: Application of Array/Signal Processing Techniques to Weather Radar Problems Development of Novel Phased Array Radars for Weather Observations Studies of Meteorological Phenomena Using Doppler […]

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Graduate Students

Gordon, Andrea

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Bruce, Connor

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Chen, Benting

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Postdoctoral Researchers

Bromley, Gabriel

Post Doctoral

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Lu, Xu

Post Doctoral

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Adjunct Faculty

Reeves, Heather

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Yussouf, Nusrat

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Clark, Adam

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Emeritus Faculty

Friday, Elbert

Professor Emeritus

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Leslie, Lance

​Professor Emeritus

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Straka, Jerry

Professor Emeritus

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Mentors

Scott Salesky

Assistant Professor

Office: NWC 5650 Phone:  (405) 325-3440 Website: http://weather.ou.edu/~salesky/ Groupp: http://weather.ou.edu/~salesky/ Education: B.S. Science Education, Martin Luther College (2008) M.S. Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University (2010) Ph.D. Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University (2014) Research interests:  Turbulence Convective boundary layers Large eddy simulation Particle-laden flows Boundary layers over complex surface topography Surface hydrology Online Research Profiles: Google Scholar OrcidID Research Gate

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Xuguang Wang

Professor; Presidential Research Professor; Robert Lowry Chair Professor

Office: NWC 5341 Phone: (405) 325-3426 Website: http://weather.ou.edu/~map/images/featured/Xuguang-Wang.pdf Group: http://weather.ou.edu/~map/index.html Education:  Ph.D., Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University, 2004. Research Interests:  developing new techniques and novel methodologies for data assimilation and ensemble prediction applying these techniques for global, hurricane and convective scale severe weather modeling and prediction systems assimilating a variety of observations (radar, satellite, ground-based […]

Marcela Loría-Salazar

Assistant Professor

Office: TBD Phone: TBD  Website: TBD Education: B.S., Meteorology, Universidad de Costa Rica, 2009 M.S., Atmospheric Science, University of Nevada, Reno, 2013 Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, University of Nevada, Reno, 2018 Research Interests: Satellite remote sensing Interdisciplinary research to investigate atmospheric aerosol physics Boundary layer meteorology Data assimilation using numerical weather prediction models and satellite retrievals […]

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