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Nicki L. Hickmon

ARM Associate Director for Operations



  • M.S., Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, 2004.


Current Role

Meteorology Specialist, Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Field Program, with responsibility for management of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program (ARM) second mobile facility (AMF2).


Field and remote operations for meteorological programs; bridging gaps between science, operations, and commerce.

Career Highlights

  • Program/project managerARM AMF2 field operations; U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll meteorological support, Federal Aviation Administration Weather in the Cockpit; University of Oklahoma Prime Radar Build.
  • Developer/quality assessment: Oklahoma Mesonet observation handling, visualization, and environmental modeling; Warning Decision Training Branch Weather Event Simulator.
  • Research: Storm-scale ensemble forecasting, event analysis.