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Dr. Ming Zhao

Senior Physical Scientist

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory / NOAA

Princeton University Forrestal Campus / US Route 1

201 Forrestal Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Global climate model development with emphasis on representations of atmospheric convection, clouds, and boundary layer turbulence
  • Convection, clouds, cloud feedbacks, and climate sensitivity
  • Tropical cyclones and climate connections
  • Weather and climate extremes in a changing climate
  • Studies of convection, clouds, and climate using hierarchies of models with a range of complexity

Curriculum Vitae

Web of Science

Selected Publications Based on Areas of Research

A Brief Description of My Major Accomplishments at GFDL