Sakaeda, Naoko

Sakaeda, Naoko

Assistant Professor

Mentoring Mindset:

I hope that my mentoring will be a way to help students feel empowered and motivated to discover and take the path toward reaching their goals.


Higher Education and Employment Background:

  • Postdoctoral researcher at NOAA lab in Boulder before coming to OU
  • Ph. D in atmospheric sciences from University at Albany
  • B.S. in atmospheric sciences from the University of Washington


Life Defining Moments in Meteorology and Higher Education:

  • Research experience as an undergraduate, which led to my current career path.
  • Realizing the importance of time management and self-care for long-term successes.