Zhongwei Liu

Zhongwei Liu

20222022

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Research Interests

Climate models, wildfire events, climate change activities, mathematical and physical principles, and boundary layer processes. 

PhD Project

Zhongwei's PhD project aims at building a seamless, globally-applicable framework for assessing past, present and future risk in wildfire activity. Focus throughout will be given to a series of important, often overlooked, conceptual and technical challenges in event attribution, including validation and bias-correction of climate models. Case studies will demonstrate the value of linking attribution of recent wildfire events with future risk assessment. 

Biography

Zhongwei graduated from the University of Leeds with a master of research degree in Climate and Atmospheric Science within the School of Earth and Environment in 2018. Previous to her move to Leeds, Zhongwei completed two bachelor degrees in Applied Mathematics and Meteorology at the University of Reading and in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at the Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST) in China from 2013 to 2017.

In Sep 2019,  Zhongwei joined CAWR and now works on climate models and wildfire events, funded by Trailblazers program. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Climate and Atmospheric Science, MSc, University of Leeds

6 Sep 20175 Oct 2018

Award Date: 5 Oct 2018

Applied Mathematics and Meteorology, Degree, University of Reading

23 Jul 20166 Jul 2017

Award Date: 6 Jul 2017

Keywords

  • Q Science (General)
  • GE Environmental Sciences
  • G Geography (General)

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