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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Frederick L. W. Bartman

1948 - 1988
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Edgar Wendell Hewson

1953 - 1968
Professor of Meterology
Research Physicist Engineering Research Institute

Nelson A. Dingle

1954 - 1981
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

John C. Ayers

1956 - 1983
Professor Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Gerald C. Gill

1956 - 1975
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Donald J. Portman

1957 - 1993
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Edward Epstein

1959 - 1974
Professor of Meteorology
Chair of Department of Meteorology & Oceanography

George Carignan

1959 - 2004
Research Scientist

Ernest G. Fontheim

1960 - 1991
Research Scientist Space Physics Research Laboratory

Andrew F. Nagy

1963 - 2009
Professor Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Aksel Wiin-Nielsen

1963 - 1974
Professor of Atmospheric Oceanic & Space Sciences
Chair, Department of Meteorology & Oceanography

Paul B. Hays

1964 - 2000
Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic and Space Sciences

Stanley J. Jacobs

1964 - 2003
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Jack Hough

1964 - 1975
Professor of Geology and Oceanic Science
Research Geologist Great Lakes Division of the Institute of Science & Technology
Professor of Meteorology & Oceanography

Roland S. Drayson

1966 - 2002
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Kurt Metzger

1966 - 2005
Associate Research Scientist

William R. Kuhn

1967 - 2007
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Richard S. Stolarski

1967 - 1974
Research Associate, Electrical Engineering
Lecturer in Meteorology & Oceanography

Tong-Wha Shyn

1969 - 2002
Research Scientist Space Physics Research Laboratory

Richard D. Sacks

1969 - 2006
Professor of Chemistry, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Lee H. Somers

1969 - 2001
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Associate Research Scientist of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences

Dennis G. Baker

1970 - 2005
Associate Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Ferdinand Baer

1971 - 1977
Professor of Meteorology and Oceanography

Thomas M. Donahue

1974 - 1994
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Kensall D Wise

1974 - 2011
Professor of Manufacturing & Technology
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

William E. Sharp

1975 - 1997
Research Scientist Space Physics Research Laboratory

Alfred M Beeton

1976 - 1986
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences
Professor of Natural Resources

Wilbert R. Skinner

1976 - 2014
Research Scientist, Space Physics Research

Donald H. Stedman

1977 - 1983
Associate Professor of Chemistry, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science

Vincent J Abreu

1977 - 2011
Research Professor, Space Physics

Ralph Cicerone

1978
Research Scientist in AOSS

James Walker

1980 - 2000
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences
Professor of Geological Sciences

John R. Barker

1985 - 2014
Professor of Atmospheric & Oceanic Science
Professor of Chemistry

Steven L. Mullen

1986 - 1990
Assistant Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Janet U. Kozyra

1986 - 2014
Research Professor, Space Physics Research Laboratory

Timothy Killeen

1987 - 2000
Professor of Atmospheric Oceanic & Space Sciences

John F. Vesecky

1990 - 2000
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Peter M. Banks

1990 - 1997
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences
Dean of Engineering

Gerald J Keeler

1990 - 2011
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences
Professor of Geological Sciences
Professor of Environmental Health Sciences

Jason M. Daida

1991 - 2013
Associate Research Scientist

Peter J. Sousounis

1992 - 1999
Assistant Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Mary Anne Carroll

1992 - 2015
Professor of Atmospheric Oceanic & Space Sciences
Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences

Vladimir Papitashvili

1994 - 2008
Research Scientist Atmospheric Oceanic & Space Sciences

David T. Young

1999 - 2002
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Natalia G. Andronova

2005 - 2014
Research Scientist, Atmospheric, Oceanic, & Space Sciences

Eric Stephen Myra

2008 - 2015
Associate Research Scientist