Associate Professor

 Jun. 2010Nanjing University Ph.D. in Meteorology
 Jun. 2005Nanjing University B.Sc. in Atmospheric Sciences
Work Experience
 2015-currentAssociate Professor, School of Atmospheric Sciences
 2010-2014Lecturer, School of Atmospheric Sciences
Research Interests

   Tropical Cyclones
   Mesoscale Meteorology
   Numerical Simulation

Teaching Interests

   Atmospheric Dynamics
   Mesoscale Meteorology

Selected Publications
 1.Bian, G. F., G. Z. Nie, and X. Qiu, 2021: How well is outer tropical cyclone size represented in the ERA5 reanalysis dataset? Atmos. Res., 249, 105339.
 2.Gu, J.-F., Z.-M. Tan, and X. Qiu, 2019: Intensification variability of tropical cyclones in directional shear flows: Vortex tilt-convection coupling. J. Atmos. Sci., 76, 1827-1844.
 3.Gu, J.-F., Z.-M. Tan, and X. Qiu, 2018: The evolution of vortex tilt and vertical motion of tropical cyclones in directional shear flows. J. Atmos. Sci., 75, 3565-3578.
 4.Gu, J.-F., Z.-M. Tan, and X. Qiu, 2016: Quadrant-dependent evolution of low-level tangential wind of tropical cyclone in the shear flow. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 1159-1177.
 5.Gu, J.-F., Z.-M. Tan, and X. Qiu, 2015: Effects of vertical wind shear on inner-core thermodynamics of an idealized simulated tropical cyclone. J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 511-530.
 6.Qiu, X., and Z.-M. Tan, 2013: The roles of asymmetric inflow forcing induced by outer rainbands in tropical cyclone secondary eyewall formation. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 953-974.
 7.Qiu X., Q. Xiao, Z.-M. Tan, and J. Michalakes, 2011: Intensity forecast experiment of hurricane Rita (2005) with a cloud-resolving, coupled hurricane-ocean modelling system. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 137, 2149-2156.
 8.Qiu, X., Z.-M. Tan, and Q. Xiao, 2010: The roles of vortex Rossby waves in hurricane secondary eyewall formation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 2092-2109.

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