Dr. Yutian Wu - Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences - Purdue University

Dr. Yutian Wu

Dr. Yutian Wu

Assistant Professor 

Curriculum Vitae / Google Scholar
Associated Website(s): Personal Website

News: We often have research opportunities in climate dynamics for undergraduate, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Please contact me (wu640@purdue.edu) with your research interests and a brief CV.


  • 2011 Ph.D., Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University
  • 2006 B.S., Special Class for the Gifted Young, University of Science and Technology of China

Research Interests

  • Storm track dynamics
  • Atmospheric general circulation
  • Climate change

Selected Publications - Google Scholar Page for a complete list of publications

  • Wu, Y. and Pauluis, O. (2013) Midlatitude Tropopause and Low-level Moisture: Results from Reanalysis Datasets. J. Atmos. Sci., submitted.
  • K. M. Grise, L. M. Polvani, G. Tselioudis, Wu, Y. and M. D. Zelinka (2013) The Ozone Hole Indirect Effect: Cloud-radiative Anomalies Accompanying the Poleward Shift of the Eddy-driven Jet in the Southern Hemisphere. Geophys. Res. Lett., submitted.
  • Wu, Y. and Pauluis, O. (2013) Examination of Isentropic Circulation Response to A Doubling of Carbon Dioxide Using Statistical Transformed Eulerian Mean. J. Atmos. Sci.,70,1649-1667. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-12-0235.1. PDF
  • Wu, Y., L. M. Polvani and R. Seager (2013) The Importance of the Montreal Protocol in Protecting the Earth's Hydroclimate. J. Clim., in press. PDF
  • Wu, Y., R. Seager, T. Shaw, M. Ting and N. Naik (2013) Atmospheric Circulation Response to An Instantaneous Doubling of Carbon Dioxide. Part II: Atmospheric Transient Adjustment and Its Dynamics. J. Clim., 26, 918-935. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00104.1. PDF
  • Wu, Y., R. Seager, M. Ting, N. Naik and T. Shaw (2012) Atmospheric Circulation Response to An Instantaneous Doubling of Carbon Dioxide. Part I: Model Experiments and Transient Thermal Response in the Troposphere. J. Clim., 25, 2862-2879. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00284.1. PDF
  • Wu, Y., M. Ting, R. Seager, M. A. Cane and H.-P. Huang (2010) Changes in Storm Tracks and Energy Transports in A Warmer Climate Simulated by the GFDL CM2.1 Model. Clim. Dyn., 37, 53-72. PDF 

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