Wen-Ying Wu

PhD Student

Jackson School of Geosciences, UT Austin

wenying@utexas.edu


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Research Interests

Hydrologic Cycle

Climate Variability

Land-Atmosphere Interaction

Satellite Data Analysis

Land-Surface Model Simulation


Programing Skills

Matlab, NCL

Fortran, Shell Script

Python, ArcGIS

C, R, GrADS


Languages

Chinese Mandarin

Taiwanese

English

German



Education

The University of Texas at Austin
Sep 2016 - Current

Ph.D. Student, Jackson School of Geosciences

Supervisor: Dr. Zong-Liang Yang


National Taiwan University
Jun. 2015

M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences

Analyzed land water storage and land-atmosphere interactions

Supervisor: Dr. Min-Hui Lo


Aug. 2013

B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences

Defined height of mixing layer over Taiwan with sounding data


Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant, UT Austin
Jan 2018 - Current

GEO 302C Climate: Past, Pres, Future

GEO 303 Intro to Geologyl


Graduate Research Assistant, UT Austin
Jan 2015 - Dec 2017

Developing a framework for predicting river flows on global scales

Evaluation of data assimilation in land surface model


Research Summer Intern, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Mar 2012 - Dec 2014

Environmental Monitoring and Management

The Jefferson Project at Lake George


Research Assistant, National Taiwan University
Jun 2010 - Mar 2012

Analyzed land water storage and its impact to sea level changes

Quantified climate-driven groundwater changes


Visiting Student, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Mar 2013 - Jul 2013

Integration of MODIS LAI into the hydrological model

Supervisor: Dr. Andreas Güntner and Dr. Martin Wattenbach


Exchange Student, Humboldt University of Berlin
Mar 2013 - Jul 2013

Department of Geography


Visiting Student, UC Irvine
Jul 2012 - Sep 2012

Variability in Atmospheric water transport from ocean to land

Supervisor: Dr. J. S. Famiglietti


Awards

Dean’s Award, College of Science, National Taiwan University
2015

Selected as one of the best master thesis


DAAD/MOST Summer Institute Fellowship
2014

Publications

Journal Article

Wu, W.-Y., M.-H. Lo, Y. Wada, J. T. Reager, J. S. Famiglietti , P. Yeh, A. Ducharne, and Z.L. Yang (2018), Contrary effects of climate change on future groundwater availability in key mid-latitude aquifers (under review)

Zheng, Hui, Z.-L. Yang, P. Lin, J. Wei, W.-Y. Wu, L. Li, L. Zhao, S. Wang (2018), On the sensitivity of the precipitation partition into evapotranspiration and runoff in land surface parameterizations. Water Resour. Res. (accepted)

Yoon, J.-H., S.-Y. Wang, M.-H. Lo, W.-Y. Wu (2018), Concurrent increases in wet and dry extremes projected in Texas and combined effects on groundwater. Environ. Res. Lett., 13

Wu, W.-Y., C.-W. Lan, M.-H. Lo, J. T. Reager, and J. S. Famiglietti (2015), Increases in the annual range of soil water storage at northern middle and high latitudes under global warming. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 3903–3910


Book Chapters

Lo, M.-H., J. Famiglietti, J. T. Reager, M. Rodell, S. Swenson, and W.-Y. Wu (2016), GRACE-based Estimates of Global Groundwater Depletion, Terrestrial Water Cycle and Climate Change: Natural and Human-Induced Impacts, AGU Geophysical Monograph Series


Selected Conference Presentation

Wu, W.-Y., Z.-L. Yang, L. Zhao, P. Lin (2018), The Role of Multi-sensor Land Data Assimilation in Runoff and Streamflow Estimation, 2018 AGU Annual Meeting

Wu, W.-Y., Z.-L. Yang, P. Lin (2018), Towards a Better Understanding of Hydrological Extremes Using an Integrated Hydrological Modeling Framework, 2018 AOGS Annual Meeting (oral talk)

Wu, W.-Y., Z.-L. Yang, P. Lin, D. Maidment (2018), Assessment of the Simulations of Global-scale River Flows from an Integrated Hydrological Modeling Framework, 2018 AMS Annual Meeting (oral talk)

Wu, W.-Y., Z.-L. Yang, P. Lin, D. Maidment (2017), Towards Developing a Framework for Predicting River Flows on Global Scales, Texas Weather Conference

Lo, M.-H., W. -Y. Wu, and D. Ryu (2015), Temporal Changes in Land-Surface Coupling Strength: an Example in a Semi-Arid Region of Australia, AGU Fall Meeting

Wu, W.-Y., M.-H. Lo, Y. Wada, J. Reager, J. S. Famiglietti , P. Yeh, and A. Ducharne (2015), Impacts of Climate Changes on the Future Groundwater Storage, AGU Fall Meeting

Wu, W.-Y., C.-W. Lan, M.-H. Lo, J. Reager, and J. Famiglietti (2014), Changes in Soil Water Storage under Global Warming in CMIP5 models, AGU Fall Meeting

Wu, W.-Y., M.-H. Lo, J. Famiglietti, J. Reager, and C. De Linage (2013), Trends and Interannual Variability in Terrestrial Water Storage and Atmospheric Water Vapor Transport from GRACE and Multiple Atmospheric Reanalysis Datasets, EGU General Assembly


Other Experience

Teaching Assistant, NTU

Course of Seminar

Course of Introduction Survey to Atmospheric Research

Course of Earth System Model


Student Assistant, NTU

Office of International Affairs

Office of Department of Atmospheric Sciences


President

National Taiwan University Wind Band