Amanda Kis


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 […]

Berrien Moore III

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

Office: NWC 3630 Phone: (405) 325-3095 Web: Google Scholar: BS in Mathematics, University of North Carolina, 1963 PhD in Mathematics, University of Virginia 1969

Cameron Homeyer

Associate Professor, Associate Director for Graduate Programs

Office: NWC 5632 Phone: (405) 325-5303 Web: Group: Education: B.S., Meteorology, Texas A&M University, 2008 M.S., Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University, 2010 Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University, 2012 Research Interests: Radar Meteorology Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere (UTLS) Climate Online Research Profiles: Google Scholar ResearcherID  

David Parsons

President's Associates Presidential Professor; Director Emeritus

Office: NWC 5111 Phone: (405) 325-8565 Web: B.S. Meteorology (1977) Rutgers University Ph.D. Atmospheric Science (1982) University of Washington

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Elinor Martin

Associate Professor, Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies

Office: NWC 5642 Phone: (405) 325-7392 Website: Group: Education: BSc(Hons), Meteorology with a year in Oklahoma, University of Reading, 2005 M.S., Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, 2007 Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University, 2011 Research Interests: climate variability precipitation variability climate change extremes tropical meteorology Online Research Profiles:  Google Scholar ResearcherID ORCid

Feng Xu

Associate Professor


Guifu Zhang

Professor, Sam K. Viersen Presidential Professor

Office: NWC 4620 Phone: (405) 325-3507 Website: 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 […]

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Howard Bluestein

George Lynn Cross Research Professor

Office: NWC 5351 Phone: (405) 325-3006 Web: B.S., Electrical Engineering, M.I.T. 1971 M.S., Electrical Engineering, M.I.T.1972 M.S., Meteorology, M.I.T., 1972 Ph.D., Meteorology, M.I.T., 1976

James Ruppert

Assistant Professor

Office: 5331 Phone: TBD  Website: Education: B.S., Atmospheric Science, University at Albany, 2009 M.S., Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, 2012 Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, 2015 Research Interests: Convective systems Mesoscale dynamics Tropical dynamics Cloud–radiation feedback Tropical cyclones / hurricanes The Madden–Julian Oscillation Online Research Profiles: Google Scholar ResearcherID ResearchGate  

Jason Furtado

Associate Professor

Office: NWC 5240 Phone: (405) 325-1391 Website: Group: Education: B.S., Meteorology and B.S., Mathematics, Lyndon State College, 2002 M.S., Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, 2005 Ph.D., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010 Research interests:  Improving sub-seasonal and seasonal forecasts of temperature and precipitation. Enhancing our understanding of decadal-scale projections of climate/climate […]

Jeff Basara

Associate Professor

Office: NWC 5238 Phone: (405) 325-1760 Group: 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. […]

Jens Redemann

Director, School of Meteorology; Mark and Kandi McClasland Professor

Office: NWC 5919 Phone: (405) 325-6561 Group: Education: MS in Physics: Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany; 1995 MS in Atmospheric Sciences: University of California, Los Angeles; 1997 Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences: University of California, Los Angeles; 1999 Research interests:  Aerosol & Cloud Remote Sensing Aerosol-Climate Interactions Research group: Online Research Profile:  Google Scholar

Kelvin Droegemeier

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


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 […]

McFarquhar, Greg

Professor; Director of CIMMS

Office: NWC 2104 Phone: (405)325-3041 Website: 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) […]

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McGovern, Amy

Lloyd G. and Joyce Austin Presidential Professor

Professor, OU School of Computer Science, OU School of Meteorology Office: NWC 3435 Web: Group: Education:  BS in Math/Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 1996 MS Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1998 Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2002 Research Interests: Data science/Machine learning for weather prediction (with a focus on severe […]

Michael Biggerstaff


Office: NWC 5417 Phone: (405) 325-3881 B.S., Engineering Sciences, University of Texas, 1984 Ph.D. Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, 1991

Ming Xue

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

Office: NWC 2502 Phone: (405) 325-6037 Website: Education: ​Ph.D., University of Reading, 1989 Research Interests: Severe storm and tornado and dynamics Data assimilation and ensemble forecasting Numerical weather prediction and physics parameterization Simulation, prediction, and predictability of severe and high-impact weather Radar meteorology and precipitation process studies Regional climate, air quality and environmental modeling […]

Naoko Sakaeda

Assistant Professor

Office: NWC 5329 Phone: (405)325-1142 Website: Education:  B.S., Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, 2009 Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany, 2015 Research Interests:  Dr. Sakaeda’s research interests include understanding the dynamics of tropical clouds and precipitation in various scales and their interactions with higher latitudes. Some topics of her interests are the Madden-Julian Oscillation, convectively-coupled equatorial […]

Petra Klein

Executive Associate Dean

Office: NWC3630 Phone: (405) 325-1631 Website: Group: Education: M.S., Physics, University of Karlsruhe, Germany, 1993 Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Karlsruhe, Germany, 1999 Research Interests:  boundary layer meteorology tropospheric pollution problems flow and turbulence characteristics in urban areas wind-tunnel modeling of geophysical flow phenomena atmospheric measurement techniques stable boundary layers low-level jets Online […]

Pierre Kirstetter

Associate Professor

Robert Palmer

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

Office: 3PP 187 Phone: (405) 325-6319 Website: 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 […]

Scott Salesky

Assistant Professor

Office: NWC 5650 Phone:  (405) 325-3440 Website: Groupp: 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

Steven Cavallo

Associate Professor

Office: NWC 5349 Phone: (405) 325-2439 Web: Group: B.S., Meteorology, Florida State University, 2003 M.S., Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, 2006 Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, 2009

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Xuguang Wang

Professor; Presidential Research Professor; Robert Lowry Chair Professor

Office: NWC 5341 Phone: (405) 325-3426 Website: Group: 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 […]