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.