Kelvin Droegemeier

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Kelvin Droegemeier
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10th Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy
In office
February 11, 2019 – January 15, 2021
Preceded byJohn Holdren
Succeeded byEric Lander
Oklahoma Secretary of Science and Technology
In office
March 13, 2017 – January 2019
Preceded byStephen W. S. McKeever
Succeeded byKayse Shrum
Vice Chairman of National Science Board
In office
2012–2016
Personal details
Born (1958-09-23) September 23, 1958 (age 62)
Ellsworth, Kansas, U.S.
EducationUniversity of Oklahoma, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
ProfessionMeteorologist
Scientific career
FieldsMeteorology
Institutions
ThesisThe Numerical Simulation of Thunderstorm Outflow Dynamics (Gust Front, Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability, Wind Shear, Microbursts) (1985)
Doctoral advisorRobert B. Wilhelmson

Kelvin Kay Droegemeier (born September 23, 1958) is an American research meteorologist. He was the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy from February 2019 to January 2021.

Droegemeier is known for his research in predicting the development of extreme weather events, and was Oklahoma Secretary of Science and Technology and the Vice President for Research at the University of Oklahoma.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin appoints OU vice president to serve on cabinet". OU Daily. March 9, 2017. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  2. "Curriculum Vitae" (PDF). University of Oklahoma. June 16, 2018. Retrieved August 2, 2018.