GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Biographical Sketch

Yi Ming received his Bachelor degrees in Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering from Tsinghua University (1998), and Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Princeton University (2003). He is the Head of the Atmospheric Physics and Climate Group at the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), and a Lecturer in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) Program at Princeton University. His honors include the U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) – the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Norbert Gerbier-MUMM International Award, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Henry G. Houghton Award and the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Ascent Award. He has authored or co-authored more than eighty peer-reviewed papers in top journals including Science, in addition to an assessment report and a book chapter.