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ESMC

Prof. Zhiwei Wu

Deputy Director

Affiliation
Professor of Meteorology and Associate Director
Earth System Modeling Center (ESMC)
Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology
Meteorology Building 405, 219 Ningliu RD.
Nanjing, Jiangsu 210044
Tel: 137-708-53546; Fax: 025-5873-1186
Web: http://cas.nuist.edu.cn/Teacher.aspx?T=002418
 
ⅠEDUCATION
Ph. D. (2009) Meteorology, Co-cultured by University of Hawaii at Manoa (USA) and Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
M. S. (2006) Meteorology, Co-cultured by Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, and Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
B. S. (1993) Meteorology, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology
 
ⅡPROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2012-2015, Jiangsu Specially-Appointed Professor
2012-present, Professor of Meteorology, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology
2010-2012, Meteorologist, Environment Canada
2009-2010, Postdoctoral Fellow, International Pacific Research Center (IPRC), University of Hawaii
2007-2009, Research Assistant, Department of Meteorology, University of Hawaii
2005-2007, Research Assistant, State Key Laboratory of Numerical Modeling for Atmospheric Sciences and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (LASG), Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2003-2004, Research Assistant, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology
1993-2003, Senior Engineer in weather forecast, Jiangsu Meteorological Bureau
 
Ⅲ AWARDS
Science and Technology Prize of Jiangsu Province, China, Fist Award, Feb. 2016.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Fellowship, 2010.
Science and Technology Prize of Jiangsu Province, China, Fist Award, Dec. 2010.
Science and Technology Progress Prize of Jiangsu Province, China, Second Award, Nov. 2009.
Science and Technology Progress Prize of Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China, First Award, Jul. 2008.
Science and Technology Progress Prize of Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China, First Award, Dec. 2006.
The Nanjing Prize of Natural Science Papers, Nanjing, China, Third Award, 2007
The Outstanding Masters of Jiangsu Province, China, 2006
 
Ⅳ PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Session Chair, AS1.9: The global monsoon system: variability and dynamics, EGU General Assembly 2011, April 38, 2011, Vienna, Austria.
Session Chair, J17: Monsoon Observations, Modeling and Prediction, MOCA09 (IAMAS), July 1929, 2009, Montreal, Canada.
Served as referees of professional journals as follows: Earth-Science Reviews, Climate Dynamics, Journal of Climate, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of Geophysical Research, International Journal of Climatology, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Atmospheric Research, Tellus A, Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, Atmospheric Science Letters, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, Journal of Water and Climate Change, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences,中国科学(中、英文版), 科学通报(中、英文版), Journal of Meteorological Research, 热带气象学报(中、英文版), Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters, 大气科学.
Reviewing proposals for NSF of China.
 
 RESEARCH
Ⅴ-1 Areas of Expertise
Current research focuses on dynamic atmospheric processes with a time scale longer than a week that influence medium- and extended-range, and seasonal predictions.
 
Meteorological and climate research expertise in monsoons, climate predictability and prediction, atmospheric general circulation, ENSO, interdecadal variability and long-term trends of the climate system, climate changes, and atmosphere-ocean interaction.
 
Research approaches involve observational analyses, numerical modeling, and theoretical analysis. Research efforts focus on understanding of the fundamental physics governing variations of weather and climate.
 
Ⅴ-2 Publications
60. Zhou, Y., and Zhiwei Wu*, 2016: Possible impacts of mega-El Niño/Southern Oscillation and Atlantic multidecadal oscillation on Eurasian heat wave frequency variability. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., DOI:10.1002/qj.2759.
59. Zhang, L., Zhiwei Wu*, and Y. Zhou, 2016: Different impacts of mega-ENSO and conventional ENSO on the Indian summer rainfall: developing phase. Atmos.Ocean, revised.
58. Zhang, P., Zhiwei Wu*, and H. Chen, 2016: Interdecadal Modulation of mega-ENSO on the North Pacific Atmospheric Circulation in Winter. J. Geophys. Res., revised.
57. Wu, Zhiwei*, X. Li, Y. J. Li and Y. Li, 2016: Potential Influence of Arctic Sea Ice to the Inter-annual Variations of East Asian Spring Precipitation. J. Climate, 29, 27972813.
56. Wu, Zhiwei*, P. Zhang, H. Chen and Y. Li, 2015: Can the Tibetan Plateau Snow Cover influence the interannual variations of Eurasian Heat Wave Frequency? Climate Dyn., DOI: 10.1007/s00382-015-2775-y.
55. Wu, Zhiwei*, and L. Yu, 2015: Seasonal Prediction of the East Asian Summer Monsoon with a Partial-least Square Model. Climate Dyn., DOI: 10.1007/s00382-015-2753-4.
54. Zhang, J., L. Li, Zhiwei Wu, and X. Li, 2015: Prolonged dry spells in recent decades over north-central China and their association with a northward shift in planetary waves. Int. J. Climatol., 35, 48294842.
53. Chen, H., E. K. Schneider and Zhiwei Wu, 2015: Mechanisms of Internally Generated Multidecadal Variability in the Atlantic in a CGCM. Climate Dyn., DOI: 10.1007/s00382-015-2660-8.
52. Wu, Zhiwei*, and P. Zhang, 2015: Interdecadal Variability of the mega-ENSONAO Synchronization in Winter. Climate Dyn., 45, 11171128.
51. Wu, Zhiwei*, J. Dou and H. Lin, 2015: Potential Influence of the November-December Southern Hemisphere Annular Mode on the East Asian Winter Precipitation: A New Mechanism. Climate Dyn., 44, 12151226.
50. Wu, Zhiwei, S. Chen, J. He and H. Chen, 2014: Quantifications of the Two “Flavors” of El Niño Using Upper-Ocean Heat Content. Atmos.Ocean, 52(4), 351362.
49. 马婷婷,吴志伟*, 江志红,解文璇,2014: 4—6月MJO北传与东亚季风爆发的关系. 热带气象学报, 30(5) , 921931.
48. Yim, S., B. Wang, J. Liu, and Zhiwei Wu, 2014: A comparison of regional monsoon variability using monsoon indices. Climate Dyn., 43(5), 14231437.
47. 陈圣劼,何金海, 吴志伟, 2013: 一种新的El Niño海气耦合指数. 大气科学, 37(4), 815828.
46. Ma, T., Z. Jiang and Zhiwei Wu, 2013: Responses of the China Coldwave Intensity Principal Mode to a Warming Climate. Acta Meteorologica Sinica, 27(5), 673683.
45. Zhong, S., Zhiwei Wu* and J. He, 2013: Comparisons of the Thermal Effects of the Tibetan Plateau with NCEP-I and ERA-40 Reanalysis Data. Atmos.Ocean, 51(1), 7587, DOI:10.1080/07055900.2012.755668.
44. Wu, Zhiwei*, H. Lin, Y. Li, and Y. Tang, 2013: Seasonal Prediction of Frost-killing Frequency in south-central Canada during the Cool/Overwintering-crop Growing Season. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 102113, DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-12-059.1.
43. Wu, Zhiwei*, Z. Jiang, J. Li, S. Zhong and L. Wang, 2012: Possible Association of the western Tibetan Plateau Snow Cover with the Decadal to Interdecadal Variations of Northern China Heatwave Frequency. Climate Dyn., 39, 23932402, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-012-1439-4.
42. Li, J, and Zhiwei Wu, 2012: Importance of autumn Arctic sea ice to northern winter snowfall. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 109(28), 1898, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1205075109.
41. Ma, T., Zhiwei Wu* and Z. Jiang, 2012: How does coldwave frequency in China respond to a warming climate? Climate Dyn., 39, 24872496, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-012-1354-8.
40. Jiang, Z., T. Ma and Zhiwei Wu*, 2012: China Coldwave Duration in a Warming Winter: Change of the Leading Mode. Theo. Appl. Climatol., 110, 6575, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-012-0613-2.
39. Lin, H. and Zhiwei Wu, 2012: Indian Summer Monsoon Influence on the Climate in the North Atlantic-European Region. Climate Dyn., 39, 303311, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-011-1286-8.
38. Lin, H. and Zhiwei Wu, 2012: Contribution of Tibetan Plateau snow cover to the extreme winter conditions of 2009/10. Atmos.Ocean, 50(1), 8694. DOI: 10.1080/07055900.2011.649036.
37. Wu, Zhiwei*, H. Lin, J. Li, Z. Jiang and T. Ma, 2012: Heat Wave Frequency Variability over North America: Two Distinct Leading Modes. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D02102, DOI: 10.1029/2011JD016908.
36. Wu, Zhiwei*, J. Li, Z. Jiang, and T. Ma, 2012: Modulation of the Tibetan Plateau Snow Cover on the ENSO Teleconnections: From the East Asian Summer Monsoon Perspective. J. Climate, 25, 24812489.
35. Wu, Zhiwei* and H. Lin, 2012: Interdecadal Variability of the ENSO-North Atlantic Oscillation Connection in boreal summer. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 138, 16681675, DOI: 10.1002/qj.1889.
34. Wu, Zhiwei*, J. Li, Z. Jiang, J. He and X. Zhu, 2012: Possible effects of the North Atlantic Oscillation on the strengthening relationship between the East Asian summer monsoon and ENSO. Int. J. Climatol., 32, 794800. DOI: 10.1002/joc.2309.
33. Wang, L., Q. Huang, A. Dai, Z. Guan, J. He, and Zhiwei Wu, 2011: Inhomogeneous distributions of Meiyu rainfall in the Jiang-Huai basin and associated circulation patterns. Climate Res., 50, 203214.
32. Wu, Zhiwei*, H. Lin and T. Brien, 2011: Seasonal Prediction of Air Temperature associated with the Growing Season Start of Warm-season Crops across Canada. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 50, 1637–1649.
31. Lin, H. and Zhiwei Wu, 2011: Contribution of the autumn Tibetan Plateau snow cover to seasonal prediction of North American winter temperature. J. Climate, 24, 28012813.
30. He, J., H. Lin and Zhiwei Wu, 2011: Another look at influences of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on the wintertime East Asian weather. J. Geophys. Res., 116, D03109, DOI 10.1029/2010JD014787.
29. Wu, Zhiwei, J. Li, Z. Jiang and J. He, 2011: Predictable climate dynamics of abnormal East Asian winter monsoon: once-in-a-century snowstorms in 2007/2008 winter. Climate Dyn., 37, 16611669.
28. Li, J., Zhiwei Wu, Z. Jiang and J. He, 2010: Can global warming strengthen the East Asian summer monsoon? J. Climate, 23, 66966705.
27. Wang, B., Zhiwei Wu, J. Liu, C.-P. Chang, J. Li and T.-J. Zhou, 2010: Another look at climate variations of the East Asian winter monsoon: Northern and southern temperature modes. J. Climate, 23, 14951512.
26. Wu, Zhiwei, B. Wang, J. Li and F.-F. Jin, 2009: An empirical seasonal prediction model of the East Asian summer monsoon using ENSO and NAO. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D18120, DOI:10.1029/2009JD011733. (Highlighted by Nature, Vol. 461, 850)
25. Wu, Zhiwei, J. Li, B. Wang and X. Liu, 2009: Can the Southern Hemisphere annular mode affect China winter monsoon? J. Geophys. Res., 114, D11107, DOI:10.1029/2008JD011501.
24. Wu, Zhiwei, and J. Li, 2009: Seasonal prediction of the global precipitation annual modes with the Grid-point Atmospheric Model of IAP LASG (GAMIL). Acta Meteorologica Sinica, 23(4), 428437.
23. Wang, B., F. Huang, Zhiwei Wu, J. Yang, X. Fu, and K. Kikuchi, 2009: Multi-Scale Climate Variability of the South China Sea Monsoon: A Review. Dyn. Atmos. Oceans, DOI:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2008.09.004, 47, 1537.
22. Wang, B., J. Liu, J. Yang, T.-J. Zhou, and Zhiwei Wu, 2009: Distinct principal modes of early and late summer rainfall anomalies in East Asia. J. Climate, 22, 38643875.
21. Wu, Zhiwei, and J. Li, 2008: Prediction of the Asian-Australian monsoon interannual variations with the grid-point atmospheric model of IAP LASG (GAMIL). Adv. Atmos. Sci., 25(3), 387394.
20. Wang, B., Zhiwei Wu, J. Li, J. Liu, C.-P. Chang, Y. Ding, G. Wu, 2008: How to measure the strength of the East Asian summer monsoon. J. Climate, 17, 44494462.
19. 竺夏英, 何金海, 吴志伟, 2008: 长江中下游入梅指数及早晚梅年的海气背景特征. 大气科学, 32(1): 113122.
18. Zhu, X., Zhiwei Wu, and J. H. He, 2008: Anomalous Meiyu onset averaged over the Yangtze River valley. Theo. Appl. Climatol., 94, 8195. DOI 10.1007/s00704-007-0347-8.
17. Zhu, X., J. He, and Zhiwei Wu, 2007: Meridional seesaw-like distribution of the Meiyu rainfall over the Changjiang-Huaihe River Valley and characteristics in the anomalous climate years. Chinese Science Bulletin, 52(17), 24202428.
16. 吴志伟, 李建平, 何金海, 江志红, 竺夏英, 2007: 正常季风年华南夏季“旱涝并存、旱涝急转”之气候统计特征. 自然科学进展, 17(12): 16651671.
15. He, J., Zhiwei Wu*, Z. Jiang and G. Han, 2007: “Climate effect” of the northeast cold vortex and its influences on Meiyu. Chinese Science Bulletin, 51(5), 671679.
14. Wu, Zhiwei, J. Li, J. He and Z. Jiang, 2006: Occurrence of droughts and floods during the normal monsoons in the mid- and lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L05813, DOI:10.1029/2005GL024487.
13. Wu, Zhiwei, J. Li, J. He and Z. Jiang, 2006: Large-scale atmospheric singularities and summer long-cycle droughts-floods abrupt alternation in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Chinese Science Bulletin, 51(16), 20272034.
12. 吴志伟, 何金海, 李建平, 江志红, 2006: 长江中下游夏季旱涝并存及其异常年海气特征分析. 大气科学, 30(4): 570577.
11. 吴志伟, 江志红, 何金海, 2006: 近50年华南前汛期降水、江淮梅雨和华北雨季旱涝特征对比分析. 大气科学, 30(3): 391401.
10. 何金海, 吴志伟, 祁莉, 姜爱军, 2006: 北半球环状模和东北冷涡与我国东北夏季降水关系分析. 气象与环境学报, 22(1): 15.
9. 苗春生, 吴志伟, 何金海, 迟艳珍, 2006: 近50年东北冷涡异常特征及其与前汛期华南降水的关系分析. 大气科学, 30(6): 12491256.
8. 苗春生, 吴志伟, 何金海, 2006: 北半球环状模(NAM),东北冷涡与前汛期华南旱涝. 热带气象学报, 22(6): 593.
7. 迟艳珍, 何金海, 吴志伟, 2005: 华南前汛期不同降水阶段的特征分析. 南京气象学院学报, 28(2): 163171.
6. 朱筱英, 吴志伟, 2005: 近40年江苏省夏季旱涝的演变、分型及特征分析. 气象科学, 25(1): 90.
5. 曹乃和, 吴志伟, 陈新育, 2003: 长江中下游沿江地区夏季旱涝分型及预测. 气象, 29(9): 37.
4. 吴志伟, 曹乃和, 朱筱英, 2003: 近40年江苏省冬季气温念较差异常的演变及其海气背景场特征. 气象科学, 23(3): 332.
3. 吴志伟, 王镇江, 朱筱英, 2003: 镇江地区雷暴日的时空分布及雷暴日异常多年的特征分析. 气象科学, 23(2): 245.
2. 朱筱英, 吴志伟, 2002: 江苏省夏季气温异常的海气背景. 气象, 28(5): 32.
1. 吴志伟, 朱筱英, 孙瑞林, 2001: 近40年江苏省冬季气温异常的演变及其海气背景场特征. 南京气象学院学报, 24(4): 581.
Note: * indicates the corresponding author.
 
Ⅴ-3 Books or Papers in Books
何金海,吴志伟,李建平,江志红,2012:我国“旱涝并存、旱涝急转”的灾害与预测探讨(《中国科学院2012科学发展报告》第5章第2节),北京: 科学出版社, 181186 pp.
李建平, 刘屹岷, 林征, 吴志伟, 汪雷, 王晓聪, 竺夏英, 郑伟鹏译, 2010:世界气候研究计划成就—气候适应、减缓和风险管理的科学知识 (《世界气候研究计划》著), 北京: 气象出版社, 84 pp.
He, J.., Zhiwei Wu and Z. Wang (2008), Chapter 1: Climate of China and East Asian monsoon, in Regional climate studies of China, edited by C.-B. Fu et al., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 148.
 
Ⅴ-4  Research Awards and Grants
Natural Science Foundation of China.  Title: Co-mingled effects of mega-ENSO and the anomalous low boundary thermal forcings on the East Asian summer monsoon.  PI: Zhiwei Wu, Amount: ¥884,000. Contract period: Jan 2016Dec 2018; Contract Code: 41575075.
Key Project of Natural Science Foundation of China.  Title: Understanding the Multi-scale thermal Effects of the Tibetan Plateau on the disastrous weathers and droughts-floods in China. PI: Zhiwei Wu, Amount: ¥3,400,000. Contract period: Jan 2015Dec 2018; Contract Code: 91437216.
Research Program for 2012 Jiangsu Specially-appointed Professor. Title: Predictable Climate Dynamics of the East Asian Monsoon in a Warming Climate. PI: Zhiwei Wu, Amount: ¥2,000,000; Contract period: Jan 2013Dec 2015.
National Basic Research Program “973”. Title: Research on the Dynamic mechanisms within the tropical and mid-high latitude intra-seasonal oscillation and the Extended-range Forecast Methods. PI: Tim Li, Co-PI: Zhiwei Wu. Amount: ¥21,000,000; Contract period: Jan 2015Dec 2019; Contract Code: 2015CB453200.
Key Project of Natural Science Foundation of China.  Title: New Theory for Propagation of Planetary Waves in the Non-uniform Basic Flows and Interactions between Asian and Australian Monsoons. PI: Jianping Li, Co-PI: Zhiwei Wu Amount: ¥2,000,000. Contract period: Jan 2011Dec 2014; Contract Code: 41030961.
Special Research Program for Public Welfare (Meteorology) of China. PI: Zhihong Jiang, Co-PI: Zhiwei Wu. Amount: ¥2,450,000; Contract period: Nov 2009Dec 2012; Contract Code: GYHY200906016.
Pusan National University. Title: Development of a MME System for ISO Prediction and improvement of Coupled Model Initialization. PI: Bin Wang, Co-PI: JY Lee, Zhiwei Wu. Amount: US$124,784, Period: 4/22/20094/21/2010.
Natural Science Foundation of China.  Title: Droughts-floods coexistence and droughts-floods abrupt alternation during the normal summer monsoons in South China and the associated physical mechanisms. PI: Zhiwei Wu, Amount: ¥270,000. Contract period: Jan 2007Dec 2009; Contract Code: 40605022.
 
Ⅴ-5  Invited Talk
吴志伟,中国气象局气候研究开放实验室2012年度学术年会,2013年5月15日16日,北京,中国。
Zhiwei Wu, and Jianping Li, Modulation of the Tibetan Plateau Snow Cover on the ENSO Tele-connection: from the East Asian Summer Monsoon Perspective, AS1.11: The global monsoon system: variability and dynamics, General Assembly 2013 of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), April 812, 2013, Vienna, Austria
Zhiwei Wu, Jianping Li, Zhihong Jiang, Jinhai He and Xiaoying Zhu, Predictable climate dynamics of abnormal East Asian winter monsoon: once-in-a-century snowstorms in 2007/2008 winter, AS1.9: The global monsoon system: variability and dynamics, General Assembly 2011 of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), April 38, 2011, Vienna, Austria

 

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