Class of 2012
Alek Krautmann is a program analyst and science advisor for NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) headquarters in Washington DC. He has also served as a NOAA Program Coordination Officer in providing senior staff support to the office of the NOAA administrator and as a policy advisor for satellites and environmental data. Prior to work in DC Alek was a meteorologist at the NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge office. He was previously a Research Associate with the Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (SCIPP), which is a NOAA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments team at the Oklahoma Climatological Survey in Norman, OK. Alek works to promote an informed society; one that anticipates and is able to respond to the weather and climate hazards in our world.
Alek is a 2012 graduate of Ohio University (M.S. Geography). He was Associate Director at Scalia Lab from 2010 to 2012 and taught undergraduate meteorology lab courses. During this time he also served as co-chair of the American Meteorological Society Student Conference Planning Committee and completed the AMS Summer Policy Colloquium. Alek is a 2010 graduate of the University of Oklahoma (B.S. Meteorology), including a semester abroad at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.