CLASP Prof. Perry Samson

Samson Named a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society

Professor Perry Samson has been named a 2023 Fellow of the American Meteorological Society.

Professor Perry Samson, Ph.D., the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Atmospheric Science at U-M Climate and Space, has been named a 2023 Fellow of the American Meteorological Society.

The AMS honored Samson for making outstanding contributions to the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences and the applications of those sciences over a substantial period of time. He co-founded The Weather Underground, also working on the popular Tornado Paths project. Samson led an undergraduate research expedition to Greenland in 2019, and he has been recognized for many teaching innovations, including LectureTools and Online Textbooks (or XamPREP). Now, he is leading the creation and implementation of LearningClues.

Every year, the American Meteorological Society recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations of the weather, water, and climate community through its awards and honors program. As one of the 2023 recipients, Samson will officially receive the honor at the 103rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting to be held January 8-12, 2023 in Denver, Colorado.

During the American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Samson will speak on two topics, “Students Welcomed Back In-Person Classes… Until They Didn’t” and “Using Artificial Intelligence to Automatically Create Study Guides Based on What was Discussed in Class.”