Salesky, Scott

Salesky, Scott

Assistant Professor

Mentoring Mindset:

All students are unique individuals, and I try to get to know them personally so that I can provide individualized mentorship based on their personality, gifts, interests, and career goals.


Higher Education and Employment Background:

  • Faculty member, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma (2017-present)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia (2014-2017)
  • Ph.D. in Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University (2014)
  • M.S. in Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University (2010)
  • B.S. in Science Education, Martin Luther College (2008)


Life Defining Moments in Meteorology and Higher Education:

  • Became interested in atmospheric science as an undergraduate and entered grad school in atmospheric science from an undergraduate degree in education
  • I’ve been fortunate to have many fantastic advisors/mentors throughout my academic career, and hope to be able to do the same for students at OU
  • I enjoy research, teaching, and working with both undergraduate and graduate students, so it’s great to be able to do all of these for my career


IDCourse NameDurationStart Date
METR 5103 001Boundary Layer MeteorologyMWF 1pm - 1:50pmJanuary 18, 2022