Archives for April, 2020

Apr
16

Ph.D. students Awarded Dissertation Completion Fellowships

Each year, the University of Oklahoma awards dissertation completion fellowships  – these are for Ph.D. candidates who are in the final phases of dissertation writing. These awards recognize especially meritorious projects and support their completion. There are two such fellowships; the Mergler Fellowship and the Bullard Fellowship. Addison Alford, who is advised by Dr. Mike […]

By Shelby Hill | News
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Apr
15

Recent Ph.D. Graduate Xu Lu Wins Provost’s Dissertation Prize

Dr. Xu Lu, who graduated with his Ph.D. in Meteorology in December 2019, has been awarded the University of Oklahoma Provost’s Dissertation Prize! His dissertation was entitled “Improving High-Resolution Tropical Cyclone Prediction using a Cycled, GSI-Based Hybrid Ensemble-Variational Data Assimilation System for HWRF with Vortex Scale Observations”, a work he completed under the guidance of […]

By Shelby Hill | News
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Apr
15

Senior Spotlight May 2020 – Austin Perroux

This year we are continuing our tradition of Senior Spotlights! With graduation postponed, it is more important than ever to highlight this spring’s graduating class. The class of May 2020 is experiencing their last few weeks of college unlike any of those who came before them. It has been a tough time, but the seniors […]

By Marisa Nuzzo | News
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Apr
10
Apr
10

Meteorology Assistant Professor Scott Salesky Awarded NSF Grant

Dr. Scott Salesky was awarded over $220,000 to research turbulence and cloud microphysical processes. The National Science Foundation grant will allow Salesky to participate in an NSF Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NSF EPSCoR) fellowship. “I will be spending the next 2 summers at Michigan Tech in Houghton, Michigan, collaborating with some of the […]

By Taylor Stephenson | News
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