Affiliate Members

AFFILIATE FACULTY

Ken Carson
Program Director, School of Aviation Studies
M.S. Strategic Studies (2000), United States Army War College
M.B.A. Aviation (1987), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
B.S. Environmental Design (1981), University of Oklahoma
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Thomas Hays
Assistant Professor, School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering (2015), Oklahoma State University
M.S. Aerospace Engineering (2009), Oklahoma State University
B.S. Aerospace Engineering (2007), Oklahoma State University
Research Interests: small UAV propulsion, unmanned systems for weather research and forecasting, practical UAS design and fabrication, optimization methods
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Petra Kline
Executive Associate Dean, College of Atmospheric and Geographical Sciences
Professor, School of Meteorology 
Ph.D. Civil Engineering (1999), University of Karlsruhe
M.S. Physics (1993), University of Karlsruhe
Research Interests: boundary layer meteorology, tropospheric pollution problems, flow and turbulence characteristics in urban areas, wind-tunnel modeling of geophysical flow phenomena, atmospheric measurement techniques, stable boundary layers, low-level jets
Learn more about the Boundary Layer Integrated Sensing and Simulation  (BLISS) group!

Elinor Martin
Assistant Professor, School of Meteorology 
Ph.D. Atmospheric Sciences (2011), Texas A&M University
M.S. Atmospheric Science (1993), Colorado State University
B.S. (Hons) Meteorology (2005), University of Reading                                  Research Interests: climate variability, precipitation variability, climate change, extremes, tropical meteorology
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Hernan Moreno
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability
Ph.D. Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering (2012), Arizona St. University
M.S. Water Resources Engineering (2005), National University of Columbia
B.S. Civil Engineering (2002), National University of Columbia
Research Interests: watershed processes, hydrologic modeling, flood forecasting, hydrologic effects of land cover and climate change, remote sensing and hydrology
Learn more about the Hydrology and Water Resources Research group!

Jessica Ruyle
Assistant Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (2011), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S. Electrical Engineering (2008), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S. Electrical Engineering (2002), Texas A&M University                           Research Interests: placement insensitive RFID antennas, conformal antennas, pattern reconfigurable antennas, multiband antennas, frequency Reconfigurable antennas, ultra-wideband antennas
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Jorge Salazar-Cerreño
Assistant Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (2012), University of Massachusetts
M.S. Electrical Engineering (2002), University of Puerto Rico
A.B.A. Business Management Planning (1999), Universidad del Pacífico
A.S. Wireless and Digital communications (1995), Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Capacitación de Telecomunicaciones
B.S. Electrical Engineering (1994), Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego
Research Interests: high-performance and broadband antennas for dual-polarized phased array radar applications, antenna array architecture for reconfigurable radar systems, active phased array antennas, transmit and receive modules, radome EM modeling, RF and hardware development for characterizing and calibrating active phased array antennas
Learn more about the Phased Array Antenna Research Group!