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OU Professor Discusses Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Weather Forecasting

May 22, 2024

Amy McGovern, a professor in the University of Oklahoma’s School of Meteorology and School of Computer Science and the director of the NSF AI Institute for Research on Trustworthy AI in Weather, Climate and Coastal Oceanography (AI2ES) at OU, co-organized the session Enabling US Leadership in Artificial Intelligence for Weather during the National Academies Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate on May 13, 2024.

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OU Leads $6.6M Data Assimilation Consortium to Improve Weather Forecasts and to Develop Workforce

May 21, 2024

The University of Oklahoma will lead a new multi-university Data Assimilation Consortium to improve weather forecasts using enhanced numerical weather prediction systems, recommended as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda.

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May 23, 2024

OU Researcher’s Study on the Transnational Policy Process Receives Top Honors

A study co-authored by Michelle Morais, Ph.D., an associate professor in the David L. Boren College of International Studies at the University of Oklahoma, has been awarded the best article of 2023 by the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice.


May 22, 2024

OU Professor Discusses Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Weather Forecasting

Amy McGovern, a professor in the University of Oklahoma’s School of Meteorology and School of Computer Science and the director of the NSF AI Institute for Research on Trustworthy AI in Weather, Climate and Coastal Oceanography (AI2ES) at OU, co-organized the session Enabling US Leadership in Artificial Intelligence for Weather during the National Academies Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate on May 13, 2024.


May 21, 2024

OU Leads $6.6M Data Assimilation Consortium to Improve Weather Forecasts and to Develop Workforce

The University of Oklahoma will lead a new multi-university Data Assimilation Consortium to improve weather forecasts using enhanced numerical weather prediction systems, recommended as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda.


May 13, 2024

OU Researcher Unveils Book of Oklahoma’s Ghost Towns

Ghost towns have fascinated Jeffrey Schmidt, an associate professor of marketing and innovation at the University of Oklahoma, since the late 1990s. Now, after four years of academic research and road trips across the state, he has published Here Today: Oklahoma’s Ghost Towns, Vanishing Towns, and Towns Persisting against the Odds – a book that examines 100 interesting towns from the panhandle to the Red River.


May 08, 2024

New Study Finds Carbon-free Approach for Methane Transformation

A recent study, led by University of Oklahoma researcher Hanping Ding, Ph.D., has revealed a new way to convert methane into hydrogen and benzene, a finding that could reduce carbon emissions produced during chemical manufacturing.


May 06, 2024

Zhou Elected to International Academic Academy

Jizhong Zhou, Ph.D., George Lynn Cross Research Professor and Presidential Professor in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Oklahoma, has been elected to Academia Europaea as one of the 365 elected eminent scholars in 2024. This election is another on a long list of accolades for Zhou, one of OU’s most prominent scientists, demonstrating his international impact and reputation.


May 06, 2024

FAA Taps OU Psychologists to Study Air Traffic Controller Training

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma have received a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration to examine and offer suggestions about the training U.S. air traffic controllers receive during their classroom, simulation and field-training learning experiences.


April 30, 2024

Machine Learning for Maternal Health: OU Engineer Receives NSF CAREER Award for Preeclampsia Study

Talayeh Razzaghi, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, has won a National Science Foundation award to develop a machine learning-based system for early preeclampsia detection in underserved populations. Preeclampsia, a serious pregnancy complication, affects 8-10% of U.S. pregnancies annually.


April 29, 2024

Understanding Disaster Response: NSF CAREER Award Supports OU Engineer’s Research on Information Sharing

Arif Sadri, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation to study how communities communicate during disasters like storms, floods, tornadoes and earthquakes. His project, funded by multiple NSF programs, seeks to improve disaster preparedness, response and recovery efforts.


April 29, 2024

University of Oklahoma Receives $4M Grant for Supply Chain Resiliency Research

The University of Oklahoma has received a nearly $4 million congressional appropriation for supply chain risk management research from the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing of the U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center.


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