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

Amanda Kis

Instructor

Office: NWC 5409 Phone: 405-325-6561 Website:  Dr. Kis earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, double-majoring in atmospheric & oceanic sciences and mathematics, and Master of Science and doctoral degrees in meteorology from the University of Oklahoma. Her research interests include investigating the environments in which nocturnal tornadoes form and using social […]

McFarquhar, Greg

Professor; Director of CIMMS

Office: NWC 2104 Phone: (405)325-3041 Website: http://mcfarq.oucreate.com Education:  B.Sc., Mathematics & Physics, University of Toronto, Canada, 1987 M.Sc., Atmospheric Physics, University of Toronto, Canada, 1989 Ph.D., Atmospheric Physics, University of Toronto, Canada, 1993 Research Interests:  the microphysical structure of snow bands in winter cyclones the role of cloud microphysical processes in mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) […]

Feng Xu

Associate Professor

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Graduate Students

Cross, Rachael

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Grace, Taylor

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Kielbasa, Alethia

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Postdoctoral Researchers

Wang, Youngming

Research Scientist

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Chase, Randy

Post Doctoral

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Li, Tsung-Han

Post Doctoral

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Adjunct Faculty

Pillar-Little, Elizabeth

Research Scientist

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Grams, Heather

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Yussouf, Nusrat

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Emeritus Faculty

Michael Richman

Professor Emeritus; Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor

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Snow, John

Professor, Dean Emeritus

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Beasley, William

​Professor Emeritus

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Mentors

Jeff Basara

Associate Professor

Office: NWC 5238 Phone: (405) 325-1760 Group: http://hydrometeorology.oucreate.com/ Education: B.S., Atmospheric Science, Purdue University 1994 M.S., Meteorology, University of Oklahoma 1998 Ph.D., Meteorology, University of Oklahoma 2001 Dr. Basara is an Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma and has a joint appointment between the School of Meteorology and the School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science.  Dr. […]

Kelvin Droegemeier

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

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Dr. Wang stands before a nature backdrop

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 […]

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