Naoko Sakaeda

Naoko Sakaeda

Assistant Professor

Office: NWC 5329
Phone: (405)325-1142


  • 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 waves, the diurnal cycle of tropical rainfall and cloudiness, tropical-extratropical interactions, and weather-climate interactions.

Online Research Profiles: 



IDCourse NameDurationStart Date
METR 1111METR 1111: Orientation Professional MeteorologyM 4:00-5:30August 20, 2018
METR 4443/5443METR 4443/5443: Introduction to Tropical MeteorologyT R 1-215January 15, 2018