MacGorman, Donald

MacGorman, Donald

Adjunct Professor

Office: NWC 4352
Phone: (405) 325-5667

  • B.A.: Physics, Rice University, 1973
  • M.S.: Space Physics and Astronomy, Rice University, 1977
  • Ph.D.: Space Physics and Astronomy, Rice University, 1978

Research Interests: 

  • Cloud Physics and Lightning
  • Lightning Climatology
  • Lightning Data Assimilation
  • Lightning Mapping Systems
  • Lightning Prediction
  • Lightning in Severe Storms and Mesoscale Convective Systems
  • Numerical Storm Simulations that Include Electrification Processes and Lightning

Online Research Profiles:

The Electrical Nature of Storms, the webpage of a textbook published by Oxford University Press:


IDCourse NameDurationStart Date
METR 5980METR 5980: Research for Master’s ThesisJune 14, 2021
METR 5243METR 5243: Atmospheric ElectrodynamicsTR 11:30 - 12:45August 19, 2019