Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science

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B.S. - Atmospheric Science Starts Fall 2023

Great News! The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has approved the new B.S. in Atmospheric Science on May 20, 2023. The program will start on August 21, 2023.

Welcome New Faculty!

Honghai Zhang, Assistant Professor

Honghai Zhang Dr. Zhang is interested in climate variability and change. His expertise includes tropical climate dynamics, interactions between tropics and extratropics, global hydrological cycle, and numerical modeling of El Nino-Southern Oscillation. He’d like to teach courses relevant to his research, such as Geophysical Fluid Dynamics.

Youtong Zheng, Assistant Professor

Youtong Zheng (Presidential Frontier Faculty Hire) Dr. Zheng studies the physics of clouds and their roles in climate and climate change, using a hierarchy of approaches ranging from pencil-and-paper theory to comprehensive computer models to satellite and experimental observations.

Source: NSM Faculty/Staff Newsletter - August 2022