GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Hyeyum (Hailey) Shin



University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Phone: +1-609-452-5320
Postal address: GFDL, Princeton University Forrestal Campus
201 Forrestal Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540



Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, February 2013
• Thesis: Subgrid-Scale Parameterization in Planetary Boundary Layers for Weather and Climate Prediction Models

B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, February 2008
• Awarded High Honors at Graduation


UCAR/Visiting Scientist Programs, NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey
• Project Scientist I, February 2016 –

National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
Advanced Study Program and Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory
• Postdoctoral Fellow, November 2013 – January 2016

Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
• Postdoctoral Researcher, March 2013 – October 2013
• Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, March 2008 – February 2013


Shin, H. H., and J. Dudhia, 2016: Evaluation of PBL parameterizations in WRF at sub-kilometer grid spacings: Turbulence statistics in the dry convective boundary layer. Monthly Weather Review, 144(3), 1161-1177, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-15-0208.1.

Byun, U.-Y., J. Hong, S.-Y. Hong, and H. H. Shin, 2015: Numerical simulations of heavy rainfall over central Korea on 21 September 2010 using WRF model. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 32(6), 855-869, doi: 10.1007/s00376-014-4075-6.

Lee, J., H. H. Shin, S.-Y. Hong, P. A. Jiménez, J. Dudhia, and J. Hong, 2015: Impacts of subgrid-scale orography parameterization on simulated surface layer wind and monsoonal precipitation in the high-resolution WRF model. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 120(2), 644-653, doi: 10.1002/2014JD022747.

Shin, H. H., and S.-Y. Hong, 2015: Representation of the subgrid-scale turbulent transport in convective boundary layers at gray-zone resolutions. Monthly Weather Review, 143(1), 250-271, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-14-00116.1.

Shin, H. H., and S.-Y. Hong, 2013: Analysis of resolved and parameterized vertical transports in convective boundary layers at gray-zone resolutions. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 70(10), 3248-3261, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-12-0290.1.

Shin, H. H., S.-Y. Hong, Y. Noh, and J. Dudhia, 2013: Derivation of turbulent kinetic energy from a first-order nonlocal planetary boundary Layer parameterization. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 70(6), 1795-1805, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-12-0150.1.

Shin, H. H., S.-Y. Hong, and J. Dudhia, 2012: Impacts of the lowest model level height on the performance of planetary boundary layer parameterizations. Monthly Weather Review, 140(2), 664-682, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-11-00027.1.

Shin, H. H., and S.-Y. Hong, 2011: Intercomparison of planetary boundary-layer parametrizations in the WRF model for a single day from CASES-99. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 139(2), 261-281, doi: 10.1007/s10546-010-9583-z.

Byun, U.-Y., S.-Y. Hong, H. Shin, J.-W. Lee, J.-I. Song, S.-J. Hahm, J.-K. Kim, H.-W. Kim, and J.-S. Kim, 2011: WRF-Based short-range forecast system of the Korea Air Force: Verification of prediction skill in 2009 summer. Atmosphere, 21(2), 197-208.

Shin, H. H., S.-Y. Hong, J. Dudhia, and Y.-J. Kim, 2010: Orography-induced gravity wave drag parameterization in the global WRF: Implementation and sensitivity to shortwave radiation schemes. Advances in Meteorology, 2010, doi: 10.1155/2010/959014.

Shin, H., and S.-Y. Hong, 2009: Quantitative precipitation forecast experiments of heavy rainfall over Jeju Island on 14-16 September 2007 using the WRF model. Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 45(1), 71-89.