John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

News and information from the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.

Shawn Wagner Joins Atmospheric Sciences Department

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences is happy to announce that Shawn Wagner has joined our department as a Research Scientist as of June 2024! Shawn obtained his BS and MS in atmospheric science at UND, and is in the process of completing his PhD in physics at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Shawn specializes in […]

Dr. Daile Zhang to join ATSC Faculty – Fall 2024

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Daile Zhang is joining the ATSC faculty as a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2024!  Among her classes, Daile will be teaching ATSC-240: Meteorological Instrumentation, ATSC-450: Intro. to Cloud Physics Meteorology, and ATSC-575: Special Topics in Meteorology: Atmospheric Electricity. Daile is currently an […]

Dr. Jake Carstens to join ATSC Faculty – Fall 2024

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Jake Carstens is joining the ATSC faculty as a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2024! Among his classes, Jake will be teaching ATSC-530: Numerical Weather Prediction (Fall 2024), ATSC-310: Introduction to Weather Forecasting (Spring 2025), and ATSC-315: Broadcast Meteorology (Fall 2025). He will […]

Dr. Jared Marquis to join ATSC Faculty – Fall 2024

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Jared W. Marquis is joining our department as a tenure-track Assistant Professor starting Fall 2024! Jared received his PhD from UND in 2021 and currently works as a Assistant Teaching Professor at UND where he has taught several undergraduate and graduate courses. During his […]

Dr. Jordan Christian to join ATSC Faculty – Fall 2024

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Jordan Christian will be joining us as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Fall 2024. Jordan will be teaching ATSC-270 Computer Concepts and ATSC-405 Numerical Methods among his classes. He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the School of Meteorology at the University of […]

Dr. Fernandez-Tous’ Summer Book Club

Categories: Home Page News, Space Studies

  Dr. Fernandez-Tous is hosting a book club on “Von Braun, Dreamer of Space and Engineer of War”, by Michel J. Neufeld. Discussion meetings will be on Zoom on May 30, June 27, and August 1 at 3:00 p.m. Central. If interested, please send an email to marcos.fernandeztous@UND.edu. Note: Participants must purchase their own copies of […]

Prof. Dodge on “South Africa v. Israel” panel

Categories: Space Studies

Prof. Michael Dodge was a panelist at UND Law’s recent Lunch & Learn event: “South Africa v. Israel: the International Court of Justice & the Convention on the Prevention of Genocide.”  This event took place on March 28th, at 12:00 p.m.  He was joined by Drs. Urlacher and Sum, both from the Department of Political […]

Educators at 2022 IDEAS Workshop work in teams on hands-on lesson plan.

Summer 2024 DEIA and NASA Educator Professional Development Workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Educators at 2022 IDEAS Workshop work in teams on hands-on lesson plan.

Notice of Intent Registration Now Open The IDEAS (Innovative Differentiated Exploration Activities in Space Science) Team announces the Summer 2024 Educator Professional Development Workshop. What: Professional Development Workshop for Educators focused on Accessibility of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) and NASA Activities & Resources Who: Pre-K, K-12, and Informal In-service and Pre-service Educators When: July […]

Dr. Aaron Kennedy Named Fulbright Iceland-National Science Foundation Arctic Research Grant Recipient

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Aaron Kennedy, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in Atmospheric Sciences, has been named a recipient of the Fulbright Iceland-National Science Foundation Arctic Research Grant through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program for the 2024-2025 competition. As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Kennedy will bring his instrumentation and novel methods of observing falling and blowing snow […]