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).


Michael Richman

Professor; Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor

McFarquhar, Greg

Professor; Director of CIMMS

Kelvin Droegemeier

Currently on leave-of-absence as Director of the White House OSTP

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Carney, Matt

​Instrumentation Tech

Holcomb, Ben

IT Specialist

Nuzzo, Marisa

Student Media Assistant

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Graduate Students

Shenoy, Vivek

M.S. Student

Gupta, Siddhant

M.S. Student

Laser, Jordan

M.S. Student

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Adjunct Faculty

Koch, Steve

Adjunct ​Professor

Ryzhkov, Alexander

Adjunct Professor

Coniglio, Michael

Adjunct Associate Professor

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Emeritus Faculty

Duchon, Claude

Professor Emeritus

Straka, Jerry

Professor Emeritus

Morrissey, Mark

Professor Emeritus

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