DaNa Carlis Becomes GSL’s New Deputy Director

DaNa Carlis engaged with the NOAA Center for Atmospheric Science and Meteorology (NCAS-M) while earning a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from Howard University. In September 2020, DaNa joined NOAA’s Global Systems Laboratory (GSL) as the Deputy Director. DaNa credits NCAS-M and NOAA’s Educational Partnership Program/Minority-Serving Institution Program for allowing him to pursue what he loves and […]

Dr. Leticia Williams – Winner of the EEO/Diversity and the Special Achievement Award

NCAS-M Proudly Announces: NCAS-M Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Leticia Williams is the proud recipient of the NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science  EEO/Diversity and the Special Achievement Award Specifically, Vankita Brown (NWS), Leticia Williams (NCAS-M/NWS), Mark Mohs (BMD), and Eric Daniels (BMD) won for their outstanding support of the NPC’s Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) Focus […]

2020 NCAS-M Virtual Center-Wide Professional Development Workshop

Overview: The 2020 NCAS-M Virtual Center-wide Professional Development (PD) Workshop will consist of 4 ½-days of professional and career development trainings designed to develop strategies and approaches to increase student learning and future career professional development opportunities. The workshop will ensure that all students being supported receive a common experience and core competencies designed to […]


A National Science Foundation funded workshop in planetary boundary layer theory, measurements and modeling, originally scheduled to occur at the Howard University Beltsville Campus, will now be held as a virtual event on June 15-26, 2020. WHO: Open only to registered early career underrepresented and graduate students WHAT: Planetary Boundary Layer Workshop 2020 Three tracks […]

2020 NOAA Cooperative Science Center in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology (NCAS-M) Experiential Training Summer Program (ETSP)

Date June 1 – July 24, 2020 Location Virtual The following nine students will participate in 2020 NCAS-M ETSP: Juan Alape-Toro (UPR), Sergio Diaz (UMBC),Jeannine Dizon (UMBC). Kayla Hudson (JSU), Kayla Lyons (UMBC), Kendall Parks (JSU), Sebastian Rosales (SDSU), Taylon White (JSU), and Danielle Wilson (UMBC). The 2020 NCAS-M Experiential Training Summer Program will provide […]

HIRING: NCAS-M Budget Analyst

NCAS-M is currently seeking to hire a dynamic individual to join our team in the role of Budget Analyst. The successful candidate will provide support in maintaining the annual operating budget for the Center. This individual will be responsible for processing personnel, position and budget recommendations, purchase requisitions and producing financial reports for the Assistant […]

HIRING: NCAS-M Administrative Coordinator

NCAS-M is currently seeking to hire a dynamic individual to join our team in the role of Administrative Coordinator. The successful candidate will provide executive level administrative support to the NCAS-M Assistant Director; may control office workflow and established office procedures In support of the Center. The incumbent typically works at a high degree of […]

HIRING – NCAS-M Director

Director   Howard University (HU) invites applications for the position of Director of the NOAA Cooperative Science Center for Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology (NCAS-M) at the rank full professor (associate professor considered).  The appointment of a new director of NCAS-M is an opportunity to lead a 13-member academic and research consortium of international reputation that […]

HIRING: NCAS-M Data Manager

NCAS-M is currently seeking to immediately hire a dynamic individual to join our team in the role of Data Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for: a) maintaining the Center’s student tracking database, b) organizing, storing and analyzing student data as professionally and effectively as possible, while also safeguarding the Center’s security and confidentiality […]

Congratulations, NCAS Alum, Dr. Jose “Joe” Rivas!!

Congratulations to NCAS alum, Jose A. “Joe” Rivas for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation at University of Texas- El Paso (UTEP)!! His dissertation is titled, “Dust Storms and the Dispersal of Aquatic Invertebrates in the Chihuahuan Desert Ecoregion.” He was advised by NCAS-M Faculty, Dr. Tom Gill and co-advised by Dr. Elizabeth Walsh of the UTEP […]

2019 STEM Women of Color Conclave

NCAS-M Co-Investigator, Dr. Rosa Fitzgerald attended the 2019 STEM Women of Color Conclave, June 8-10, 2019 in Chantilly, VA. This year, the STEM Women of Color Conclave focuses deeply on “Truth above all Else” principle, offering its participants unique professional development opportunities that authentically honor the worth of intersectionality as a lived experience and investigative framework, […]

Dr. Warren Washington, Building Dedication at Penn State

Penn State officially changed the name of Building 328 at Innovation Park to the Warren M. Washington Building during a dedication ceremony held May 17. Washington, an internationally recognized expert in climate research, earned his doctorate in meteorology at Penn State in 1964. He is the 2nd person to earn a PhD in Meteorology, paving […]

Congratulations NCAS-M Grads!!

NCAS-M is celebrating graduates!! NCAS-M Fellow, Daniel Yeager earned a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from Howard University in May 2019. His thesis titled, “Radiative Properties of Aging Saharan Dust Plumes Entering the Tropical Atlantic”, examined the Saharan dust plumes as they enter the tropical parts of the Atlantic Ocean. After graduation, Dr. Yeager will be […]

Meet Nakul Karle

Nakul Karle is a PhD Candidate studying Environmental Science and Engineering at UTEP. He was recently interviewed about his choice of school and experience in his doctoral program. Nakul shouted out some amazing NCAS-M Faculty in his interview! See below and check out the full article here: https://www.utep.edu/newsfeed/campus/student-profile-nakul-karle.html Tell us about a hands-on learning experience you’ve […]