Membership

List of Member Institutions & Representatives

UCAR is a nonprofit consortium of more than 100 North American universities that offer programs in the atmospheric and related Earth system sciences. Through their Member Representatives, these member universities help guide the direction and set priorities for the National Center for Atmospheric Research.  Click here for a map of Members.

Institution Member Since  Member Representatives 
Appalachian State University 2014 Baker Perry
  Department of Geography & Planning   Nicole Bennett
  Environmental Science Program      
  Research Institute for Environment Energy and Economics    
       
Arizona State University    2000 James Anderson
  Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering     Matthew Fraser 
  School of Sustainability     
       
Brown University  2008 Jung-Eun Lee
  Department of Geological Sciences   Baylor Fox-Kemper
  Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences     
       
California Institute of Technology  1971 Simona Bordoni 
  Environmental Science & Engineering    Andrew Thompson 
       
Central Michigan University  2007 Daria B. Kluver
  Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences   Richard Mower
       
Coastal Carolina University  2009 Shaowu Bao
  College of Natural & Applied Sciences    Var Limpasuvan
       
College of Charleston 1993 Mitchell Colgan
  Department of Geology & Environmental Geosciences    
       
Colorado State University   1964 Jeffrey L. Collett
  Department of Atmospheric Science   Bill Farland
       
Columbia University  2003 Lorenzo Polvani
  Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences    Tiffany Shaw
  Applied Physics & Mathematics     
  Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory      
       
Cornell University  1959 Robert Buhrman
  Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences     Stephen Colucci
       
Dartmouth College 2015  
   Department of Physics & Astronomy    Mary Hudson
       
Drexel University 1973 Loÿc Vanderkluysen
  Department of Physics & Atmospheric Sciences    Peter DeCarlo
  Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science     
       
Embry-Riddle University 2015  
   Applied Aviation Sciences Department    Shawn Milrad
   Department of Meteorology College of Aviation    Mark Sinclair
       
Florida Institute of Technology 2005 Steven Lazarus
  Marine and Environmental Systems    Pallav Ray
       
Florida State University  1959 Robert Hart
  Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Science   Gary K. Ostrander
       
George Mason University 2009 Deborah Crawford
  Department of Atmospheric, Ocean and Earth Sciences   James Kinter III
       
Georgia Institute of Technology  1983 Judith Curry 
  School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences    Peter Webster
       
Hampton University 2016  
   Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences    
     
Harvard University  1970 Kelly Chance
  Center for Astrophysics    Brian Farrell 
       
Howard University  2000 Vernon Morris
  Department of Atmospheric Sciences   William Stockwell
  Department of Chemistry     
       
Iowa State University  1973 Jerry Zamzow
   Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences   Xiaoqing Wu
       
Jackson State University 1990 Remata Reddy 
  Department of Physics, Atmospheric Sciences & Geoscience   Loren White
       
Johns Hopkins University   1959 Thomas  W.N. Haine
  Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences    Darryn Waugh 
       
Lyndon State College 1991 Janel Hanrahan
  Department of Atmospheric Sciences   Jason Shafer
       
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  1959 Daniel Cziczo
  Department of Earth Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences    Lodovica C. Illari
       
McGill University  1971 John Gyakum
  Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences    Peter Yau
       
Metropolitan State University of Denver 2007 Keah Schuenemann
  Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences   Richard Wagner
       
Michigan State University  2010 Jiaguo Qi 
  Department of Geography    Shiyuan Zhong
  Center for Global Change & Earth Observations     
       
Millersville University of Pennsylvania 1990 Richard Clark
  Department of Earth Sciences   Sepideh Yalda
       
Mississippi State University 2016  Jamie Dyer
  Department of Geosciences    Kimberly Wood
     
Naval Postgraduate School  1983  
  Engineering & Applied Sciences    Wendell A. Nuss
  Department of Meteorology     
       
Nevada System of Higher Education, Desert Research Institute 1971 Eric Wilcox
  Atmospheric Science Research    
       
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology  1973 Kenneth Eack
  Langmuir Laboratory for Atmospheric Research    Warren Ostergren 
       
New York University  1959 David Michael Holland
  Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences    Andrew J. Majda 
       
North Carolina State University  1978 Viney P. Aneja 
  Department of Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences    Walter Robinson
     
Ohio State University  1972 Jay S. Hobgood
  Department of Atmospheric Sciences     
       
Old Dominion University  1988 Fred Dobbs
  Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography    Morris W. Foster
       
Oregon State University  1971 Roberta Marinelli
  College of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences    Karen Shell 
       
Pennsylvania State University  1959 Yvette Richardson
  College of Earth & Mineral Sciences    David J. Stensrud
  Department of Meteorology     
  Department of Geography    
       
Plymouth State University 1992 Lourdes Aviles 
  Department of Atmospheric Science and Chemistry   Eric Hoffman
       
Princeton University  1981 Leo J. Donner 
  Department of Atmospheric & Ocean Sciences    Stephan Fueglistaler 
       
Purdue University  1971 Michael Baldwin
  College of Sciences    Jeff Roberts 
  Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences     
       
Rice University  1972 Dominic Boyer
  Department of Physics & Astronomy    Stephen Bradshaw 
  Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering     
       
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey  2000 James Miller
  Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences    Alan Robock 
  Department of Environmental Sciences     
  Institute of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences    
       
San Diego State University  2015  Samuel Shen
   Department of Mathematics and Statistics    Walter Oechel
       
St. Cloud State University 1992 Anthony Hansen
  Department of Earth Sciences   Alan Srock
       
Saint Louis University  1959 Benjamin de Foy
  Division of Research Administration    Kenneth Oliff
  Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences     
       
San Francisco State University 1992 Dave Dempsey
  Department of Geosciences   Andrew Oliphant
       
San José State University 1990 Alison Bridger 
  Department of Meteorology   Sen Chiao
       
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego  1982 Martin Ralph
  Atmospheric Aerosol Group    Lynn Russell 
       
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology 1990 William Capehart 
  Institute of Atmospheric Sciences   Adam French
       
Stanford University  1973 Noah Diffenbaugh
  Department of Environmental Earth System Science   Jeffrey R. Koseff 
  Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering     
       
State University of New York (SUNY) - University at Albany  1970 Everette Joseph
  Atmospheric Sciences Research Center    Chris Thorncroft 
  Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences    
       
State University of New York (SUNY) - The College at Brockport 1991 Stephen Jessup
  Department of the Earth Sciences   Scott Rochette
       
State University of New York (SUNY) - Oswego 2010 Alfred Stamm
  Department of Atmospheric and Geological Sciences    Scott Steiger
       
State University of New York (SUNY) - Stony Brook University  2006 Brian Colle
  School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences    Kevin Reed
       
Texas A&M University  1959 Debbie Thomas
  College of Geosciences    Ping Yang 
       
Texas State University 2012 Rich Dixon 
  Department of Geography   Thomas Ballinger
       
Texas Tech University  1997 John Schroeder 
  Department of Geosciences    Christopher Weiss
       
United States Naval Academy 1991 Brad Barrett
  Department of Oceanography   Reza Malek-Madani
       
Universidad Metropolitana 1996 Juan F. Arratia
     
University of Alabama in Huntsville 1992 Ray Vaughn
  The National Space Science and Technology Center   Lawrence Carey
  Atmospheric Science Department    
       
University of Alaska Fairbanks 1964 Nicole Mölders 
  Arctic Region Supercomputing   Mark Myers
  Geophysical Institute - Atmospheric Sciences Research Group    
  Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS)    
       
University of Arizona  1959 Eric Betterton
  College of Science    Andrew Comrie
  Department of Atmospheric Sciences     
       
University of British Columbia  2015  Phil Austin
       Marc Parlange
       
University of California, Berkeley 2003 Kristie Boering
  Department of Geography   Robert Rhew
  Department of Chemistry     
       
University of California, Davis 1983 Richard Grotjahn
  Department of Land, Air and Water    Susan Ustin 
       
University of California, Irvine 1986 Gudrun Magnusdottir
  Department of Earth System Science    Charles Zender 
       
University of California, Los Angeles 1959 Miguel Garcia-Garibay
  College of Letters & Science    Gang Chen
  Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences     
  Division of Physical Sciences    
       
University of Chicago  1959 Noboru Nakamura
  Department of Geophysical Sciences   Fred Stafford 
       
University of Colorado  1964 Nikki Lovenduski
  Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences    Robert E. Sievers 
  Global Change & Environmental Quality Program     
       
University of Connecticut 2008 Jeffrey Seeman
  Center for Environmental Science & Engineering    Michael Willig
       
University of Delaware 2007 Charlie Riordan 
  College of Earth, Ocean & Environment    Nancy Targett
       
University of Denver  1966 Alex Huffman
  Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry    Brian Majestic 
       
University of Georgia  2012 Thomas Mote
  Department of Geography    J. Marshall Shepherd
  Department of Atmospheric Sciences     
       
University of Hawai'i at Manoa 1965 Steven Businger
  School of Ocean & Earth Sciences and Technology    Brian Taylor 
       
University of Houston 2005 John Casey
  Department of Geosciences     Barry Lefer
       
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign  1970 Robert Rauber 
  Department of Atmospheric Sciences    Donald J. Wuebbles 
       
University of Iowa  1993 Gregory R. Carmichael
  Center for Global & Regional Environmental Research    Scott Spak
  Urban & Regional Planning     
       
University of Kansas 1991 David Mechem 
  Department of Geography    David Rahn
       
University of Louisiana at Monroe 1992 Anne Case Hanks
  Department of Atmospheric Science, Earth Science and Physics     Todd Murphy
       
University of Maine 2009 Kirk Maasch
  Climate Change Institute    Paul Mayewski
       
University of Maryland, College Park  1967 James Carton
  Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences    Sumant Nigam 
       
University of Miami  1968 Roni Avissar
  Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science    Paquita Zuidema
       
University of Michigan  1959 Richard B. Rood 
  Atmosphere, Ocean & Space Science     
       
University of Minnesota 1965 Scott St. George
  Department of Civil Engineering     Ardeshir Ebtehaj
  Department of Geography     
       
University of Missouri  1968 Donald E. Hagen
  Department of Soil, Environmental & Atmospheric Science   Anthony Lupo 
       
University of Nebraska-Lincoln  1979 Kenneth Dewey
  High Plains Regional Climate Center    Clint Rowe
  Earth & Atmospheric Sciences     
       
University of New Hampshire  1991 Harlan E. Spence
  Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans & Space    Ruth K. Varner 
  Earth Systems Research     
       
University of North Carolina at Asheville  2005 Christopher Hennon
  Department of Atmospheric Sciences   Douglas Miller 
       
University of North Dakota  1990 Paul Lindseth
  John D. Odegard School of Aerospace    Michael Poellot
  Department of Atmospheric Sciences     
       
University of Northern Colorado  2014  Wendi Flynn
   Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences    David Lerach
       
University of Oklahoma  1966 Berrien Moore III
  College of Atmospheric & Geographical Sciences    David Parsons 
  School of Meteorology     
       
University of Rhode Island  1985 Bruce Corliss
  Graduate School of Oceanography    Rainer Lohmann
       
University of Texas at Arlington  2008 Ramon Lopez 
  Department of Earth & Environment Sciences   Arne Winguth
       
University of Texas at Austin  1964 Juan M. Sanchez
  Department Geological Sciences    Zong-Liang Yang 
       
University of Toronto  1970 Dylan Jones
  Department of Physics    Paul Kushner 
       
University of Utah  1964 Gannet Hallar
  College of Science   John Lin 
  Department of Atmospheric Sciences     
       
University of Virginia  1979 Richard W. Miksad
  School of Engineering & Applied Sciences    Stephan de Wekker
  Department of Environmental Sciences     
       
University of Washington  1959 David Battisti
  Department of Atmospheric Sciences   Cecilia Bitz
       
University of Wisconsin-Madison  1959 Larissa Back 
  Department of Atmospheric & Ocean Sciences    Matthew Hitchman
       
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee  1979 Clark Evans 
  Department of Mathematical Sciences    Jon Kahl
  Atmospheric Sciences Group    
       
University of Wyoming  1976 William A. Gern
  Department of Atmospheric Science   Zachary Lebo
       
Utah State University  1971 Robert R. Gillies 
  College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences    Simon Wang
   Utah Climate Center    
       
Valparaiso University 2012 Teresa Bals-Elsholz 
  Meteorology Program    Kevin Goebbert
       
Washington State University  1986 Tom Jobson
  Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering     
       
Western Illinois University  2009 Redina Herman
  Department of Geography   Marcus Buker
       
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution  1973 Carol Anne Clayson
  Department of Physical Oceanography    Young-Oh Kwon
       
Yale University  1984  
  Department of Geology & Geophysics   Ronald Smith
       
York University  1996 Yongshen Chen
  Department of Science & Engineering   Don Hastie

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