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S.-Y. Simon Wang

S.-Y. Simon Wang

Plants, Soils and Climate

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: AGRS 342
IconPhone: (435) 757-3121
IconEmail: simon.wang@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Meteorology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2008
MS, Meteorology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2004
MS, Atmospheric Sciences, National Central University, Taiwan, 1999
BA, Atmospheric Sciences, National Central University, Taiwan, 1997

Emphasis

Climate dynamics, predictions, and extremes

Biography

Dr. Wang studies climate variability, weather process, extreme events, and long-term prediction. His research has appeared in scientific journals such as Nature Climate Change, Nature Communications, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Journal of Climate, Geophysical Research Letters, etc. with over 120 publications. He edited the first monograph on Climate Extremes with the American Geophysical Union (2017). He is also the Assistant Director of Utah Climate Center leading its research and development. In former lives, he was an air force weather officer and a freelance photographer.