Todd D. Sikora

Department of Earth Sciences
Millersville University
P.O. Box 1002
Millersville, PA 17551-0302
Phone:   (717) 872-3292

Academic Employment History:

Department of Earth Sciences
Millersville University

o       Professor with Tenure, 2011-

o       Associate Professor with Tenure, 2010-2011

o       Tenure-Track Associate Professor, 2008-2010

o       Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, 2005-2008

Natural Science
University of Maryland University College

o       Adjunct Associate Professor, 2002-2006

Department of Oceanography
United States Naval Academy

o       Associate Professor with Tenure, 2003-2005

o       Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, 1997-2003

o       Adjunct Assistant Professor, 1996-1997

Ocean Remote Sensing Group
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

o       Post-Doctoral Scholar, 1996-1997


B.S. (Meteorology), The Pennsylvania State University, 1990

M.S. (Meteorology), The Pennsylvania State University, 1992

Ph.D. (Meteorology), The Pennsylvania State University, 1996

Research Interests:

I have been involved in recent collaborations with scientists from such places as Dalhousie University, Defence Research and Development Canada, and Penn State. Select research topics follow, with funding agencies noted in parentheses:

o        The Ontario Winter Lake-effect Systems project (NSF)

o        The detection of NWP errors using synthetic aperture radar (ONR)

o        The analysis of warm frontal internal gravity waves using synthetic aperture radar (ONR)

o        The detection of SST fronts using synthetic aperture radar (CSA and ONR)

o        Remote sensing of open cell convection (ONR)

I have also had the privilege of supervising several recent student research projects

Refereed Publication List

Teaching Interests:

Courses I've taught at MU:

o        Advanced Weather Analysis and Forecasting Practicum

o        Atmospheric Dynamics 1

o        Mesoscale Meteorology

o        Meteorology Laboratory

o        Satellite Meteorology

o        Synoptic Meteorology Lecture-Laboratory

o        The Atmosphere

o        The Atmosphere with Laboratory