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Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Mail Stop 183-701, 4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91109
Work: (818) 393 7388; Mobile: (818) 398 9474; Fax: (818) 393 5065
• Ph.D. Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington (1998)
• B.S. (with honors), Atmospheric Dynamics, Peking University (1991)
2015-present Assistant Director, Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering (JIFRESSE), University of California, Los Angeles, CA 2014-present Scientist V; Scientist IV (2007-2014); Scientist III (2006-2007); Contractor (2005-2006) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 1998-2005 Assistant Researcher, Dept. of Atmos. Sci., University of California, Los Angeles, CA 1993-1998 Research Assistant, Dept. of Atmos. Sci., University of Washington, Seattle, WA 1994-1995 Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Atmos. Sci., University of Washington, Seattle, WA 1991-1993 Research Assistant, Dept. of Geophysics, Peking University, Beijing, China 1992-1993 Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Geophysics, Peking University, Beijing, China Selected Awards §༊ AGU Editor’s Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Earth and Space Science (2015) §༊ NASA Group Achievement Award for Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel team (2015) §༊ JPL Team Bonus Award for Senior Review Proposal Review (2015) §༊ NASA Group Achievement Award for Aura MLS Team (2014) §༊ JPL Team Bonus Award for Earth Ventures Proposal Team (2014) §༊ JPL Team Bonus Award for CMIP5 climate model evaluation publication (2012) §༊ JPL Team Bonus Award for EV-I proposal writing team (2012) §༊ NASA Group Achievement Award for Genesis and Rapid Intensification Process (GRIP) team (2011) §༊ NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal for major advances in the understanding of water vapor and cloud feedbacks on climate change through quantitative analysis of observations from multiple NASA satellites (2010) §༊ JPL Lew Allen Award for Excellence (2008) §༊ JPL Team Bonus Award for Hurricane team (2008) §༊ NASA Group Achievement Award for Aura MLS Science Team (2006) Funded Research Projects §༊ PI: NASA ROSES13-NASA Energy and Water Cycle Study, $460.48K, “Constraining Climate Sensitivity Through Quantification of Circulation-Cloud Feedback Using Satellite Observations and Reanalysis Data §༊ PI: NASA ROSES13-Aura Science Team, $670.96K, “Untangling Thermodynamic and Dynamic Control of Upper-Tropospheric Water Vapor Using Aura MLS Data and CMIP5 Model Simulations” §༊ PI: NASA ROSES10-NASA Energy and Water Cycle Study, $258.7K, “Using NEWS Water and Energy Cycle Products to Investigate Processes that Control Cloud Feedback” §༊ PI: NASA ROSES10-Aura Science Team, $691.9K, “Investigating the Influence of Asian Aerosol Pollution on the Water Vapor Transport from the Troposphere to the stratosphere” §༊ PI: NASA ROSES07-Aura Science Team, $476.3K, “Radiative Impact of Cirrus Clouds on Tropical Troposphere to Stratosphere Transport” §༊ PI: JPL Advanced Concepts FY14, $34.3K, “Observation System Simulation Experiment to Evaluate Impact of CubeSat using WRF 3D-Var Data Assimilation” §༊ PI: JPL R&TD FY08, $137.4K, “Studying Tropical Cirrus Radiative Effect and its Climate Feedbacks using CloudSat and other A-Train Cloud Observations” §༊ PI: SURP DRDF FY06, $43.6K, “Improving Our Understanding of Large-scale Dehydration Processes Near the Tropical Tropopause by Comparing MLS Observations and the GFDL AM2 Model Simulations” §༊ Co-I/Institutional PI: NASA ROSES15-Precipitation Measurement Missions Science Team, $150K ($30K to JPL), “TRMM-GPM Precipitation Tracking and Water Cycle of the MJO”, PI: Shuyi Chen (University of Miami) 1 §༊ Co-I/Institutional PI: NASA ROSES08-Hurricane Science Research Program, $646.197K, ($131.10K to JPL), “Investigation of tropical cyclone intensity change and genesis with EOS observations and cloudresolving WRF model”, PI: Bin Wang (University of Hawaii) §༊ Co-I/Institutional PI: NASA ROSES11-Hurricane Science Research Program, $452.945K ($100.24K to JPL), “Influence of environmental moisture on hurricane genesis and intensification: Observations and idealized modeling”, PI: Robert Fovell (UCLA) §༊ Co-I: CloudSat Mission Operation (2010-present), $510.0K §༊ Co-I: NASA ROSES14-Atmospheric Composition Modeling and Analysis, $698.88K, “Climate Impact of Anthropogenic Emissions on Clouds, Precipitation and General Circulation”, PI: Jonathan H. Jiang (JPL) §༊ Co-I: NASA ROSES13-NASA Data for Operation and Assessment, $426.56K, “Using NASA Data for Post-CMIP5 Earth System Model Assessment and Improvement”, PI: Jonathan H. Jiang (JPL) §༊ Co-I: NASA ROSES12-Modeling, Analysis and Prediction, $999.23K, “Using A-Train Satellite Observations to Improve Cloud and Water Vapor Simulations in GISS Model-E”, PI: Jonathan H. Jiang (JPL) §༊ Co-I: NASA ROSES10-Enhancing the Capability of Computational Earth System Models and Data for Operation and Assessment, $469.5K, “Utilizing NASA A-Train Datasets for IPCC AR5 Climate Model Evaluation”, PI: Jonathan H. Jiang (JPL) §༊ Co-I: NASA ROSES10-Aura Science Team, $499.5K, “Utilizing Aura MLS and A-Train datasets to analyze and evaluate IPCC AR5 models in the upper troposphere”, PI: Jonathan H. Jiang (JPL) §༊ Co-I: NASA ROSES09-Hurricane Field Experiment, $522.1K, “Assessing the thermodynamic and convective structure of tropical cyclones with the HAMSR microwave sounder”, PI: Bjorn Lambrigtsen (JPL) §༊ Co-I: NASA ROSES07-Aura Science Team, $476.6K, “The Roles of Convection and Freeze-drying in the Tropical Tropopause Layer (TTL)”, PI: William G. Read (JPL) §༊ Co-I: NASA ROSES07-Accelerating Operational Use of Research Data, $500.2K, “An Integrated Information System for Improving Operational Hurricane Forecasts”, PI: Svetla Hristova-Veleva (JPL) §༊ Co-I: NSF-Climate Dynamics and Physical Meteorology (2009-2012), $514.015K, “Investigation of the Aerosol Indirect Effect on Ice Clouds and its Climate Impact Using A-Train Satellite Data and a GCM”, PI: Yu Gu (UCLA) Peer-Reviewed Publications (complete list in the end) §༊ 71 peer-reviewed publications to date (20 first-authored) §༊ 2008 total citations §༊ H-Index: 23 (see Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=AUJbpg0AAAAJ&hl=en) Educational Activities (1) Supervising postdoctoral scholars:
§༊ Hanii Takahashi (2013-2015), Caltech postdoctoral scholar §༊ Longtao Wu (2010-2012), Caltech postdoctoral scholar (2) Co-Supervising postdoctoral scholars with other scientists:
§༊ Yuan Wang (2013-present), Caltech postdoctoral scholar §༊ Lei Huang (2013-present), Caltech postdoctoral scholar §༊ Panagiotis Vergados (2013-2014), currently JPL scientist §༊ Jennifer Small (2009-2012), currently Assistant professor at University of Hawaii at Manoa §༊ Rohini Bhawar (2009-2011), currently Assistant professor at University of Pune, India (3) Service on students’ thesis committee:
§༊ Jennifer Walker, Ph.D.
candidate, California Institute of Technology (2013-present) (4) Mentoring summer students:
(A) Graduates §༊ Jung-Min Park, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea (2015) §༊ Hanii Takahashi, City University of New York, New York, New York (2012) §༊ Huiwen Chuang, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2009) (B) Undergraduates §༊ Nicholas Tang, University of California, Berkeley, CA (2012) (C) High school students §༊ Sarah Worden, Crescenta Valley High School, CA (2013) §༊ Teresa Jiang, La Canada High School, CA (2010) (5) Co-Mentoring summer students:
(A) Graduates 2 §༊ Ryan Stanfield, University of North Dakota (2014) §༊ Patrick Brown, Duke University (2014) §༊ Erica Dolinar, University of North Dakota, ND (2013) §༊ Daniel Russell, University of California, Los Angeles, CA (2013) §༊ Lei Huang, University of Texas at Austin, Texas (2012) (B) Undergraduates §༊ Katie Antilla, California Institute of Technology (2014) §༊ David Qu, California Institute of Technology (2014) §༊ Sze-Ning Mak, University of Hong Kong (2014) §༊ Tiffany Chang, Brown University, RI (2013) (C) High school students §༊ Nicholas Tang, La Canada High School, CA (2010) Professional Activities
1) Proposal panel review §༊ NASA ROSES09-ACMAP, ROSES11-NIP, ROSES13-TERAQ, ROSES15-NIP, NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (2010, 2013) §༊ DOE-Office of Biological & Environmental Research: 2012, 2013 §༊ NSF Mail Review (Climate & Large-Scale Dynamics): 2007, 2010, 2012, 2015 §༊ JPL R&TD, SURP, DRDF: 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 §༊ JPL EV Mission Proposal: SABLE (2011), StormSat (2011), INVEST (2012), AREX (2013), SABLE (2015) §༊ JPL Decadal Survey Mission-Extreme Weather RTD (2013) §༊ JPL Flight Project Senior Review Proposal: MLS, AIRS, CloudSat, GRACE (2013, 2015) §༊ JPL Edward Stone Award Science Review Panel (2014)
2) Journal article review AGU/AMS journals, ACP, QJRMS, Climate Dynamics, 1-2 articles per month on average IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5): Government Review and Expert Review (2012)
3) Conference session convener/co-convener §༊ AGU Fall Meeting (2014), “Constraining climate model simulations and predictions using observations §༊ AOGS (2014), “Climate feedbacks: observations, modeling and theory”, Sapporo, Japan §༊ AGU Fall Meeting (2013), “satellite measurements for climate model evaluation, diagnosis and improvements” §༊ AOGS-WPGM Joint Assembly (2012), “Asian aerosols and their impacts on regional and global climate”, Singapore City, Singapore §༊ CALIPSO-CloudSat-EarthCare joint workshop science committee co-chair, Paris, France (2012) §༊ Aura science team meeting, Boulder, CO (2010) §༊ AGU-WPGM (2010), “aerosol-cloud-precipitation relations: measurements and modeling”, Taipei, Taiwan §༊ AGU Fall Meeting (2008), “aerosol indirect effects: observations and modeling” §༊ AGU Fall Meeting (2006), “coordinated observations and modeling of global water vapor variability and its feedback to climate change”
4) Invited talks at major conferences or department seminars §༊ Oct 19, 2015, Dept. Environ. Sci. and Engineering, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea §༊ May 20, 2015, Monsoon Workshop, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA §༊ Oct 16, 2013, Dept. Environ. Sci. and Engineering, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea §༊ Feb 5, 2013, Dept. of Atmos. Sci. Colloquia, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX §༊ Dec 7, 2012, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA §༊ Nov 6, 2012, Convection Workshop, Dept. of Atmos. Sci., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO §༊ Oct 18, 2012, Geophysical Fluid Dynamic Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ §༊ Dec 8, 2011, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA §༊ May 20, 2011, Convection Workshop, Dept. of Atmos. Sci., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO §༊ June 29, 2010, Dept. of Atmos. Sci. Colloquia, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC §༊ June 21, 2010, Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC §༊ Apr 16, 2009, Dept. of Atmos. Oceanic and Space Sci. Colloquia, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI §༊ Aug 15, 2007, Laboratory of Atmospheres Distinguished Researcher Seminar Series, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD §༊ Aug 14, 2007, National Institute of Aerospace and NASA Langley Research Center Science Lecture Series, Hampton, VA §༊ Jul 24, 2006, AGU/Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting (WPGM), Beijing, China 3 §༊ Apr 20, 2006, Dept. of Physics Colloquia, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM
5) Other professional services §༊ JPL Earth Science Search Committee (2015-present) §༊ JPL Science Visitor and Colloquium Program co-coordinator (2010-present) §༊ JIFRESSE Merit Increase Committee (2013-present) §༊ JPL Earth Science Section Climate Club co-chair (2014-2015) §༊ JPL Center for Climate Sciences (CCS) Atmospheric Composition & Convection Workshop co-lead (2014) §༊ Aura Climate Working Group co-chair (2010-present) §༊ JPL A-Team Study (Climate Models) co-lead (2013) §༊ JPL Aerosol-Cloud Seminar coordinator (2010-2012) §༊ Judge for JPL Postdoctoral Poster Award (August 2013) and the Caltech SURF Competition (November 2013) §༊ Technical Symposium Committee Chair, Chinese-American Engineers and Scientists Association of Southern California (CESAEC) (2014-15) §༊ Scholarship Committee Chair, Chinese-American Engineers and Scientists Association of Southern California (CESAEC) (2015-present) §༊ Executive Committee President (2015-present), Secretary (2006-2009), Chinese-American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (COAA), Southern California Chapter 4
1. Su, H., S. S. Chen and C. S. Bretherton: Three dimensional week-long simulation of TOGACOARE convective systems using PSU/NCAR mesoscale model MM5. J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 2326Su, H., C. S. Bretherton and S. S. Chen: Self-aggregation and large-scale control of tropical deep convection. J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 1797-1816, 2000.
3. Su, H., J. D. Neelin and C. Chou: Tropical teleconnection and local response to SST anomalies during the 1997-1998 El Niño. J. Geophys. Res., 106, 20,025-20,043, 2001.
4. Zeng, N., J David Neelin, Chia Chou, Johnny Wei-Bing Lin, H. Su, Climate and variability in the first quasi-equilibrium tropical circulation model, Chapter 15, 457-488, Academic Press, 2001.
5. Chou, C., J. D. Neelin and H. Su: Ocean-atmosphere-land feedbacks in an idealized monsoon.
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 127, 1869-1891, 2001.
6. Su, H., and J. D. Neelin: Teleconnection mechanisms for tropical Pacific descent anomalies during El Niño. J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 2682-2700, 2002.
7. Su, H., J. D. Neelin and J. E. Meyerson: Sensitivity of tropical tropospheric temperature to sea surface temperature forcing. J. Climate, 16, 1283-1301, 2003.
8. Neelin, J. D., C. Chou, and H. Su: Tropical drought regions in global warming and El Niño teleconnections. Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(24) 2275, doi:10.1029/2003GLO018625, 2003.
9. Su, H., and J. D. Neelin: The scatter in tropical average precipitation anomalies. J. Climate, 16, 3966-3977, 2003.