The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has selected Atmospheric sciences professor Zhaoxia Pu to join their Science Advisory Board. Pu is one of four university professors nationwide newly selected for the board.
The Science Advisory Board comprises 15 members with balanced representation among preeminent scientists, engineers, educators and science policy experts, reflecting the full breadth of NOAA areas of responsibility. The Science Advisory Board advises the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on strategies for research, education and the application of science to operations and information services.
Pu commences her three-year term on the SAB in June 2021. She is the first University of Utah faculty member on this prestigious government advisory board.