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Zhuo Wang



Dr. Zhuo Wang's research interests are primarily in the fields of tropical meteorology and climate dynamics, including tropical cyclones, intraseasonal variability, tropical-extratropical interaction, subseasonal to decadal prediction and predictability, and extreme events. Her research objective is to better understand the fundamental dynamics and physics governing atmospheric motions and to improve the prediction skills.


  • Ph.D. Meteorology, University of Hawaii, 2004
  • M.S. Meteorology, University of Hawaii, 2000
  • B.S. Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University, 1997

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Climate, Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences

Recent Publications

Li, H., Yan, Z., Peng, M., Ge, X., & Wang, Z. (2024). Unusual Tropical Cyclone Tracks under the Influence of Upper-Tropospheric Cold Low. Monthly Weather Review, 152(1), 39-58.

Yang, M., Wang, Z., Rauber, R. M., & Walsh, J. E. (2024). Seasonality, Latitudinal Dependence, and Structural Evolution of Arctic Cyclones. Journal of Climate, 37(6), 1937-1950.

Boyd, K., Wang, Z., Walsh, J., & Stoll, P. (2023). Subseasonal Predictions of Polar Low Activity Using a Hybrid Statistical-Dynamical Approach. Geophysical Research Letters, 50(12), Article e2022GL102145.

Chang, C. C., Wang, Z., Ting, M., & Ming, Z. (2023). Summertime Subtropical Stationary Waves in the Northern Hemisphere: Variability, Forcing Mechanisms, and Impacts on Tropical Cyclone Activity. Journal of Climate, 36(3), 753-773.

Findell, K. L., Sutton, R., Caltabiano, N., Brookshaw, A., Heimbach, P., Kimoto, M., Osprey, S., Smith, D., Risbey, J. S., Wang, Z., Cheng, L., Diaz, L. B., Donat, M. G., Ek, M., Lee, J. Y., Minobe, S., Rusticucci, M., Vitart, F., & Wang, L. (2023). Explaining and Predicting Earth System Change A World Climate Research Programme Call to Action. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 104(1), E325-E339.

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