John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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Food systems Adapted for Resiliency and Maximized Security (FARMS) Funded

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Jianglong Zhang and Jared Marquis are Co-Is for a recently awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Regional Innovation Engines project titled “Food systems Adapted for Resiliency and Maximized Security (FARMS)”. The competitive award funds programs that help solve food insecurity and expand economic opportunities. The NSF Engines program was authorized by the bipartisan CHIPS and Science […]

Drs. Mounir Chrit and Marwa Majdi Join Faculty

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Mounir Chrit and Dr. Marwa Majdi have joined the department as Research Assistant Professors. Mounir Chrit’s research focuses on addressing weather needs for Unmanned Aircraft Systems using trustworthy Artificial Intelligence, risk assessment, Research to Operations processes and Data Assimilation. He previously worked as a […]

Patricia (Trece) Hopp Wins American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowship

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Patricia (Trece) Hopp, a senior Honors student majoring in Atmospheric Sciences and a 2021-2023 NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholar, won the American Meteorological Society’s Graduate Fellowship. The American Meteorological Society (AMS) administers an array of graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships nationwide. One of these is the Graduate Fellowship through the AMS Fellowship Program, a source of […]

Taylor Dolan Places Third in 3MT Competition

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Taylor Dolan, master’s student working with Dr. Aaron Kennedy, placed 3rd among 24 graduate student competitors in the Three Minute Thesis competition on 26 Jan 2023. Similar to an elevator pitch, the goal of the 3MT is to summarize one’s research in 3 minutes or less in a captivating way that is digestible by a […]

Dr. Jake P. Mulholland to join ATSC Faculty Fall 2022

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Jake P. Mulholland will join our department as an Assistant Professor starting Fall 2022! Jake is currently a Research Faculty Associate in the Department of Meteorology at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. Jake will be teaching the following courses: ATSC-220: “Extreme Weather and Climate” (Fall […]

UND receives $45,000 NSF grant to measure fog using UAS

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

NSF RAPID Grant will support fog-measuring efforts in fall and spring around Hector International Airport, Fargo, N.D. The University of North Dakota has received a $45,000 RAPID Grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct fog measurements. The grant will support two month-long observational periods near Hector International Airport in Fargo, N.D., to improve the […]

Montana Etten-Bohm to join ATSC Faculty Fall 2022

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to announce that Montana Etten-Bohm will join our department as an Instructional Assistant Professor starting Fall 2022! Montana is currently finishing her PhD at Texas A&M University and will primarily teach our ATSC 110 Meteorology I course.  Montana’s past research has explored the effectiveness of different teaching methods in STEM classrooms, […]

New Faculty Member, Dr. Jared Marquis

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to announce our newest Assistant Professor, Dr. Jared Marquis. Jared recently earned his PhD in Atmospheric Sciences at UND and already has several years of instructing experience at UND and Sitting Bull College on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. Jared’s teaching focus at UND will include Synoptic Meteorology (ATSC-411) […]