Yuan Wang



 Sep 1992 - Oct 1997Ph.D in Astronomy and Geophysics, Institut d'Astronomie et de Géophysique Georges Lemaître, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
 Sep 1979 - Jul 1983B.Sc. in Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, China
Work Experience
 Jan 1998 - PresentProfessor, School of Atmosphere Sciences, Nanjng University, Nanjing, China
Teaching and Researching in atmospheric dynamics
 2006 - 2018Director, Key Laboratory of Mesoscale Severe Weather (Ministry of Education), Nanjing University
 2006 - 2018Vice Dean, School of Atmosphere Sciences, Nanjing University
 Jan 2006 - Jul 2006Post-doctoral position, Department of Atmosphere Science National Taiwan University
 Nov 1991 - Jan 1993Visiting Scientist, Swedish Meteorological and  Hydrological  Institute, supported by the foundation of WENNER-GREN CENTER
 Aug 1983 - Oct 1991Engineer, Jiangsu Meteorological Observatory
Researching in local climate change, local modeling of air pollution.
Areas of Research

   Synoptic-dynamic Meteorology
   Numerical Weather Prediction
   Satellite Meteorology

Teaching Interests

   Advanced Synoptic Meteorology

Selected Publications
 1.Zhuge, X., X. Zou, and Y. Wang, 2021: Determining AHI cloud-top phase and intercomparisons with MODIS products over North Pacific. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 59.
 2.Zhang, S., D. B. Parsons, and Y. Wang, 2020: Wave disturbances and their role in the maintenance, structure, and evolution of a mesoscale convection system. J. Atmos. Sci., 77, 51–77.
 3.Abulikemu, A., Y. Wang, R. Gao, Y. Wang, and X. Xu, 2019: A numerical study of convection initiation associated with a gust front in Bohai Bay region, North China. J. Geophy. Res. Atmos., 124, 13843−13860.
 4.Song, J., Klotzbach, P. J., Tang, J., and Wang, Y., 2018: The increasing variability of tropical cyclone lifetime maximum intensity. Sci Rep., 8, 16641.
 5.Xu, X., J. Song, Y. Wang, and M. Xue, 2017: Quantifying the effect of horizontal propagation of three-dimensional mountain waves on the wave momentum flux using Gaussian beam approximation. J. Atmos. Sci., 74, 1783−1798.
 6.Zhuge, X., X. Zou, and Y. Wang, 2017: A fast cloud detection algorithm applicable to monitoring and nowcasting of daytime cloud systems. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 55, 6111-6119.
 7.Li, X., J. Ming., M. Xue, Y. Wang, and K. Zhao, 2015: Implementation of a dynamic equation constraint based on the steady state momentum equations within the WRF hybrid ensemble-3DVar data assimilation system and test with radar T-TREC wind assimilation for tropical Cyclone Chanthu (2010), J. Geophy. Res. Atmos., 120, 4017-4039.
 8.Ming, J. , J. A. Zhang, R. F. Rogers, F. D. Marks, Y. Wang, and N. Cai, 2014: Multiplatform observations of boundary layer structure in the outer rainbands of landfalling typhoons. J. Geophy. Res. Atmos, 119, doi: 10.1002/2014JD021637.
 9.Wang, Y., Song, J. and Wu R., 2013: A new insight into the contribution of environmental conditions to tropical cyclone activities. Acta Meteor. Sinica. 27, 344-355.
 10.Xu, X., Y. Wang, and M. Xue, 2012: Momentum flux and flux divergence of gravity waves in directional shear flows over three-dimensional mountains. J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 3733−3744.
Selected Awards
2014The First Prize for Science and Technology Progress Award in Jiangsu province.
2006The First Prize for Science and Technology Progress Award, the Ministry of Education (MOE), China.
Professional Services

   Committee Member of Institute of Heavy Rain, CMA(IHR)
   Committee Member of China Meteorological Society
   Executive director of Jiangsu Meteorological Society
   Vice president of Nanjing Meteorological Society
   Director of Atmospheric Detection and Meteorological Instrument Committee of Jiangsu Meteorological Society
   Associate Editor of the Journal of Meteorological Science
   Editorial committee of the Meteorology and Disaster Reduction Research, Plateau and Mountain Meteorology Research and Torrential Rain and Disasters

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