Richard Rood

Professor, Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering
Dow Sustainability Distinguished Faculty Fellow
College of Engineering
School for Environment and Sustainability
(734) 647-3530

Ph.D., Florida State University (meteorology)

M.S., Florida State University (meteorology)

B.S., University of North Carolina (physics)

Richard Rood is a Professor in the Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering and in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of Michigan. He is a Dow Sustainability Distinguished Faculty Fellow. Rood advises the undergraduate Climate Impacts Engineering Program and the Masters of Engineering in Applied Climate. He is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and a winner of the World Meteorological Organization Norbert Gerbier Award.

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Research Interests: 
Rood's scientific research includes investigations of the interaction of atmospheric dynamics and chemistry, computational fluid dynamics, climate and chemical data assimilation, and process-based analysis of models and observations.