Faculty

Kenneth Bowman

Kenneth Bowman

David Bullock Harris Professor of Geosciences

Atmospheric dynamics, stratospheric ozone, climate dynamics, satellite meteorology

Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks

Professor

Director, Center for Atmospheric Chemistry and the Environment

Chemical composition and phase of atmospheric aerosols, ice nucleation, cloud formation, climate and air pollution, laboratory and field measurements, lidar observations, instrument development

Ping Chang

Ping Chang

Professor

Louis & Elizabeth Scherck Chair in Oceanography

Physical Oceanography: Climate Dynamics; Climate Modeling and Prediction; Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Don Conlee

Don Conlee

Instructional Professor

Meteorology forecasting and services, meteorological and oceanographic instrumentation

Andrew Dessler

Andrew Dessler

Professor

Reta A. Haynes Chair in Geosciences

Climate change, remote sensing, climate change policy

Craig Epifanio

Craig Epifanio

Associate Professor

Mesoscale atmospheric dynamics, topographically forced waves and wakes, numerical modeling and scientific computation

Charles Kolb

Charles Kolb

Hagler Institute for Advanced Study Faculty Fellow

Robert Korty

Robert Korty

Associate Professor

Hurricanes, moist convection, large-scale dynamics, climate dynamics, climate variability, past climates

Xiaohong Liu

Xiaohong Liu

Professor

Aerosols, cloud microphysics, aerosol-cloud interactions, climate model development, and climate modeling

Timothy Logan

Timothy Logan

Assistant Professor

Director of the Houston Lightning Mapping Array Network

Aerosol-Cloud Interactions, Aerosol Chemistry, Biomass Burning Smoke, Atmospheric Electricity

John Nielsen-Gammon

John Nielsen-Gammon

Regents Professor

Texas State Climatologist

Dynamics of jet streams and cyclones, air pollution and local-scale circulation, data assimilation, applied climatology

Christopher Nowotarski

Christopher Nowotarski

Assistant Professor

Midlatitude convective storms, particularly supercell dynamics, storm/environment interactions, and probabilistic severe weather forecasting

R. Lee Panetta

R. Lee Panetta

Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Mathematics

Large-scale flow organization and transport, theory of geophysical models, pattern-forming PDEs, numerical simulation of electromagnetic scattering

Anita Rapp

Anita Rapp

Associate Professor

Satellite remote sensing of clouds and precipitation, cloud radiative effects, global water and energy budget

R. Saravanan

R. Saravanan

Professor

Department Head

Variability and predictability of climate on seasonal to millennial timescales, coupled ocean-atmosphere interaction, large-scale dynamics of the atmosphere and the oceans

Gunnar Schade

Gunnar Schade

Associate Professor

Trace gas biogeochemistry, air pollution, surface-atmosphere exchange

Courtney Schumacher

Courtney Schumacher

Professor

E. D. Brockett Professorship in Geosciences

Tropical meteorology, radar meteorology, mesoscale-climate interactions

Istvan Szunyogh

Istvan Szunyogh

Professor, Graduate Committee Chair

Atmospheric dynamics, predictability, numerical weather prediction, data assimilation

Yangyang Xu

Yangyang Xu

Assistant Professor

Climate, hydroclimate, radiative effects of aerosols and pollutants

Ping Yang

Ping Yang

Professor, David Bullock Harris Chair in Geosciences

Interim Associate Dean for Research

Atmospheric radiative transfer, remote sensing, numerical modeling of the optical properties of nonspherical particles and its application

Renyi Zhang

Renyi Zhang

University Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences

Harold J. Haynes Chair in Geosciences

Kinetics and mechanisms of gas-phase and heterogeneous reactions, lab studies of properties of atmospheric aerosols, atmospheric measurements of trace gas species and aerosols, assessment of aerosol-cloud interaction, lightning chemistry