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Mathematical Science of Understanding and Predicting Regional Climate: A School and Workshop
(28 February - 11 March 2011)

Jointly organized with National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA, Singapore-Delft Water Alliance,
Tropical Marine Science Institute, NUS

 

Organizing Committee · Visitors and Participants · Overview · Poster · Activities · Venue · Funding for Students/Young Scientists

 

Visitors and Participants

NAME & AFFILIATION

PERIOD OF VISIT

TENTATIVE TITLE OF TALK

OVERSEAS VISITORS

   

Sk. Md. Abubakar Abdullah
SAARC Meteorological Research Center, Bangladesh
abphy2005(AT)gmail.com

26 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Yupa Chidthong
Rangsit University, Thailand
Chidthong_y(AT)yahoo.co.th

27 Feb - 5 Mar 2011

Mohan Kumar Das
SAARC Meteorological Research Center (SMRC), Bangladesh
mohan28feb(AT)yahoo.com

26 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

James Done
National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
done(AT)ucar.edu

6 - 11 Mar 2011

Workshop:

The NCAR nested regional climate model

Nur Febrianti
National Institute of Aeronautics and Spaces, Indonesia
nfebrianti(AT)gmail.com

27 Feb - 12 Mar 2011

Michael Goldstein
Durham University, UK
michael.goldstein(AT)durham.ac.uk

6 - 12 Mar 2011

Workshop:

A Bayesian framework for drawing inferences from numerical models

Tamara Greasby
National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
tgreasby(AT)ucar.edu

26 Feb - 12 Mar 2011

Tutorial:

Exploratory data analysis using R for regional climate


Matrix "Boot Camp"
Matrices in R
Matrix decompositions for statistics


Sparse matrices and large data sets


Spatial Processes
Covariances
Simulating a process


Spatial data and the Multivariate normal


What is Kriging?


Applying spatial estimates to climate data


Working with regional climate experiments
Adding covariates
Hierarchical models

Eddy Hermawan
National Institute of Aeronautics and Spaces, Indonesia
eddy_lapan(AT)yahoo.com

5 - 12 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Development of climate modeling in LAPAN

Duc Trong Hoang
Center for Regional Research and Development, Vietnam
hoangductrong05(AT)gmail.com

27 Feb - 12 Mar 2011

Summary of climate change and some study results in Vietnam

Richard Jones
Met Office Hadley Centre, UK
richard.jones(AT)metoffice.gov.uk

7 - 9 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Assessment and selection of members from global model ensembles for downscaling experiments with PRECIS in south-east Asia

William Kleiber
National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
wkleiber(AT)ucar.edu

26 Feb - 12 Mar 2011

Tutorial:

Exploratory data analysis using R for regional climate


Matrix "Boot Camp"
Matrices in R
Matrix decompositions for statistics


Sparse matrices and large data sets


Spatial Processes
Covariances
Simulating a process


Spatial data and the Multivariate normal


What is Kriging?


Applying spatial estimates to climate data


Working with regional climate experiments
Adding covariates
Hierarchical models

Ruby Leung
Pacific Northwest Labs, USA
ruby.leung(AT)pnl.gov

6 - 12 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Science and application of regional climate models

Jian Li
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
lijian(AT)scsio.ac.cn

27 Feb - 12 Mar 2011

Xin-Zhong Liang
University of Maryland College Park, USA
xliang(AT)illinois.edu

6 - 12 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Development and application of the regional climate weather research and forecasting model (CWRF)

John McGregor
Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia
John.McGregor(AT)csiro.au

6 - 11 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Regional climate downscaling - the variable-resolution approach

Linda Mearns
National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
lindam(AT)ucar.edu

6 - 12 Mar 2011

Workshop:

The north American regional climate assessment program: Overview and applications

Van-Thanh-Van Nguyen
McGill University, Canada
van.tv.nguyen(AT)mcgill.ca

7 - 12 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Statistical downscaling of sub-daily extreme rainfall processes for urban water management in the context of climate change

Douglas Nychka
National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
nychka(AT)ucar.edu

26 Feb - 12 Mar 2011

Tutorial:

Spatial data: An introduction
What is weather? What is climate?


Introduction to the R package
Manipulating climate data and analysis tools


Estimating curves using regression with a penalty


Spatial data analysis with smoothers


Basis functions and Kriging
The recipe
What is a spline?


Estimating parameters for the covariance
- the likelihood
- the Bayesian connection

Tony O'Hagan
University of Sheffield, UK
a.ohagan(AT)sheffield.ac.uk

2 - 11 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Simulators and emulators


Tutorial:

Managing uncertainty in complex models: An introductory course

Jian-Hua (Joshua) Qian
Columbia University, USA
jqian(AT)iri.columbia.edu

5 - 11 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Regional climate processes and rainfall for SE Asia

Danang Teguh Qoyyimi
Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia
qoyyimi(AT)gmail.com

27 Feb - 13 Mar 2011

Kadarsah Binsukandar Riadi
Meteorological and Geophysical Agency, Indonesia
kadarsah(AT)yahoo.com

27 Feb - 12 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Development of climate modeling in LAPAN

Steve Sain
National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
ssain(AT)ucar.edu

1 - 10 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Uncertainty and regional climate experiments


Tutorial:

Exploring an RCM experiment I


Exploring an RCM experiment II


Interactions and functional ANOVA


Hierarchical models and PDFs

Bruno Sansó
University of California Santa Cruz, USA
bruno(AT)ams.ucsc.edu

6 - 12 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Bayesian analysis of climate model projections

Yeqiang Shu
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
shuyeq(AT)scsio.ac.cn

27 Feb - 12 Mar 2011

Mongkonkorn Srivichai
Rangsit University, Thailand
mongkonkorn_s(AT)yahoo.com

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Dan Dan Sui
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
sui(AT)scsio.ac.cn

27 Feb - 13 Mar 2011

Intan Supraba
PT Mandala Matagiri, Indonesia
intan.supraba(AT)gmail.com

27 Feb - 15 Mar 2011

Seree Supratid
Rangsit University, Thailand
supratid(AT)yahoo.co.th

7 - 11 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Bangkok flood modelling under A1FI IPCC/SRES climate change scenario

Nanang Susyanto
Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia
nanang_nyp(AT)yahoo.co.uk

27 Feb - 13 Mar 2011

Ralf Weisse
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany
ralf.weisse(AT)hzg.de

27 Feb - 12 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Marine climate and climate change


Coastal analyses and scenarios at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht - The coastDat data set and approach

Ting Ting Zu
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
zutt(AT)scsio.ac.cn

27 Feb - 13 Mar 2011

LOCAL VISITORS

   

Vladan Babovic
National University of Singapore
vladan(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Considerations and approaches to adaptation to climate change

Abhijit Badwe
National University of Singapore
cveab(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Chun Cui
National University of Singapore
tmscc(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Ahn Tuan Dao
National University of Singapore
tmsdat(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Shan He
National University of Singapore
tmshs(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Tieh Yong Koh
Nanyang Technological University
kohty(AT)ntu.edu.sg

7 - 11 Mar 2011

San Chuin Liew
National University of Singapore
g0701151(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Shie-Yui Liong
National University of Singapore
tmslsy(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Overview of vulnerability study (Singapore) and dynamical downscaling (SE Asia)

Jiandong Liu
National University of Singapore
tmslj(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

David Nott
National University of Singapore
standj(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Sundarambal Palani
National University of Singapore
tmssp(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Behera Manasa Ranjan
National University of Singapore
tmsbmr(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Madhusoodanan M. Sukumarannair
National University of Singapore
tmsmms(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Pavel Tkalich
National University of Singapore
tmspt(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Singapore vulnerability study. Overview of ocean regional signals of climate change and variability

Srivatsan Vijayaraghavan
National University of Singapore
tmsvs(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Workshop:

Overview of vulnerability study (Singapore) and dynamical downscaling (SE Asia)

Minh Tue Vu
National University of Singapore
tmsvumt(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

GRADUATE STUDENTS

   

Lekhangani Arunoda Basnayake
National University of Singapore
g0701124(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Laurence Chan
National University of Singapore
lchan(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Kee Jin Lee
Nanyang Technological University
LEEK0054(AT)e.ntu.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Lian Guey Ler
University Of Incheon, Korea
lianguey(AT)gmail.com

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Siew Li, Linda Tan
National University of Singapore
g0900760(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Minh Ngoc Tran
National University of Singapore
ngoctm(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Cong Wang
Lanzhou University, China
wangcong06(AT)lzu.cn

28 Feb - 12 Mar 2011

Xuan Wang
National University of Singapore
g0701155(AT)nus.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

REGISTERED LOCAL PARTICIPANTS

   

Haoliang Chen
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology
chenhaoliang(AT)smart.mit.edu

7 - 11 Mar 2011

Wee Kiong Cheong
National Environment Agency
cheong_wee_kiong(AT)nea.gov.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Kian Hoe Chew
National Environment Agency
chew_kian_hoe(AT)nea.gov.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Jason Cohen
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology
jasonbc(AT)smart.mit.edu

7 - 11 Mar 2011

Yudha Djamil
Nanyang Technological University
yudha(AT)ntu.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Senthil Kumar
Building & Construction Authority
senthil_kumar_natarajan(AT)bca.gov.sg

7 - 11 Mar 2011

Ian Lee
Genome Institute of Singapore
leehhi(AT)gis.a-star.edu.sg

7 - 11 Mar 2011

Chee Kian Leong
SIM University
ckleong(AT)unisim.edu.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Rueben Li
Institute of High Performance Computing
lirm(AT)ihpc.a-star.edu.sg

7 - 11 Mar 2011

Xianxiang Li
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology
lixx(AT)smart.mit.edu

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

See Yee Lim
National Environment Agency
lim_see_yee(AT)nea.gov.sg

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Wee Chuan Lim
National University of Singapore
chelwce(AT)nus.edu.sg

7 - 11 Mar 2011

John Low
National Environment Agency
john_low(AT)nea.gov.sg

7 - 11 Mar 2011

Intan Suci Nurhati
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology
intan(AT)smart.mit.edu

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Raizan Rahmat
National Environment Agency
raizan.rahmat(AT)gmail.com

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Chumpol Sripraparkorn
Institute of High Performance Computing
sripraparkorn(AT)ihpc.a-star.edu.sg

7 - 11 Mar 2011

Tong Earn Tay
National University of Singapore
engvdr(AT)nus.edu.sg

7 - 11 Mar 2011

Chee Kiat Teo
Nanyang Technological University
ckteo(AT)ntu.edu.sg

7 - 11 Mar 2011

Chien Wan Tham
National Environment Agency
tham_chien_wan(AT)nea.gov.sg

7 - 11 Mar 2011

Jing Yang
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology
jing.yang(AT)smart.mit.edu

28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011

Dongfeng Zhang
Singapore MIT Alliance for Research and Technology
zhangdf(AT)smart.mit.edu

7 - 11 Mar 2011

Xiaoli Zhang
Building & Contraction Authority
zhang_xiaoli(AT)bca.gov.sg

28 Feb - 4 Mar 2011

 

 

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