Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

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Yi-Hsuan Chen
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Yi-Hsuan Chen

PhD Candidate

Office: 1010 CSRB
Phone: +1-734-647-2508
Email: yihsuan@umich.edu
Web: http://www.umich.edu/~yihsuan/

Education

M.S., 2012, Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

B.S., 2009, Atmospheric Sciences, National Central University, Taiwan

Personal Introduction

Yi-Hsuan is a PhD Candidate working with Professor Xianglei Huang at the Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, University of Michigan. His research interests are to understand longwave cloud and radiation processes in the Earth’s climate system.

Specializations and Research Interests

  • Infrared radiation and interactions with the surface and clouds
  • Cloud parameterizations, including cloud microphysics, cloud fraction, and cumulus parameterization
  • Climate modeling and diagnostic

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

2017, Government Scholarship to Study Abroad, Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan). 

2016, Rackham International Students Fellowship/Chia-Lun Lo Fellowship, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan.

2015, Dean’s Fellowship, College of Engineering, University of Michigan.

2006, 2007, Student Award of Excellence, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, National Central University, Taiwan.

Professional Service

Graduate Student Research Assistant, Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, University of Michigan, 2015-present

Graduate Student Instructor, CLIMATE102: Extreme Weather, Winter 2018.

Research Assistant, Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 2013-2015

Publications

  1. Chen, Yi-Hsuan, X. Huang, X. Chen, and M. Flanner, The Effects of Surface Longwave Spectral Emissivity on Atmospheric Circulation and Convection over the Sahara and Sahel Regions, submitted to Journal of Climate.
  2. Chen, Yi-Hsuan, C.-P. Kuo, X. Huang and P. Yang, 2017: The influence of Cloud Longwave Scattering together with a state-of-the-art Ice Longwave Optical Parameterization in Climate Model Simulations, 2017 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, New Orleans, United States. Poster presentation.
  3. Chen, Yi-Hsuan, X. Chen, X. Huang and M. G. Flanner, 2016: The Effects Of Surface Longwave Emissivity On Atmospheric Circulation And Convection At Sahara And Sahel Regions, 2016 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, United States. Poster presentation.
  4. Chen, Yi-Hsuan, C.-J. Shiu, W.-T. Chen, T. Hashino, J.-L. F. Li, I.-C. Tsai, J.-P. Chen, and H.-H. Hsu, 2014: Incorporation of a Two-Moment Warm Cloud Microphysics Scheme into Deep Cumulus Parameterization of NCAR Community Atmosphere Model, 14th Conference on Cloud Physics, American Meteorological Society, Boston, United States. Poster presentation.  
  5. Shiu, Chein-Jung, Y.-H. Chen, W.-T. Chen, T. Hashino, J.-L. F. Li, I.-C. Tsai, J.-P. Chen, and H.-H. Hsu, 2014: Implementation of a Two-Moment Cloud Microphysics Parameterization for Stratiform Clouds of NCAR CESM, 14th Conference on Cloud Physics, American Meteorological Society, Boston, United States. Poster presentation.  
  6. Chen, Yi-Hsuan and J.-P. Chen, 2011: An Improved Precipitation Scheme in Cumulus Parameterization, XXV International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) General Assemblies, Melbourne, Australia. Oral presentation.
Updated: 2018-11-13