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Yaping Wang

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

During my PH.D. career, I worked with Prof. Xiaopeng Cui on the dynamics and the mechanisms of tropical cyclone formations utilizing numerical modeling. Currently, I am working with Dr. Nusrat Yussouf and others on assimilation of GOES-R Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) flash data into NOAA National Severe Storm Laboratory’s (NSSL) Warn-on-Forecast System.


Ph.D., University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2012.9 – 2017.6

B.S., Sun Yat-sen University, 2008.9 – 2012.7


Post-doctoral Research Associate, Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIWRO), Norman, OK