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JIANGHAO WANG
3651 Trousdale Pkwy, ZHS 275
Los Angeles, CA 90089
jianghaw@usc.edu


EDUCATION
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA               Expected 2015
Department of Earth Sciences
Ph.D, Climate Science


Nankai University, Tianjin, China                                                     2006 - 2010
School of Mathematical Science
Bachelor of Science, Applied Mathematics


RESEARCH INTEREST
Paleoclimate data/model comparison;
Multivariate statistics, spatial-temporal uncertainty analysis;
Low-frequency climate variability at regional to global scales;
High-resolution paleoclimate proxies, multi-proxy climate reconstruction (in
particular temperature).


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
BGP Geophysical Research Institute, Beijing, China                   August 2008

  • Interned in the department of Processing Center
  • Learned the basic use of GISSYS
  • Collected data of earlier prospection for interior analysis and research

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA                 2010 - present
Research project with Professor Julien Emile-Geay

  •  Assess skill of different paleoclimate reconstruction methods
  •  Conduct proxy quality control experiment
  •  Perform multi-proxy temperature reconstruction over the Common Era

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 2011 - 2012
Geol 150: Climate Change, Teaching Assistant

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Spring 2014 
Geol 425: Data Analysis in th Earth and Environmental Sciences, Teaching Assistant 

PUBLICATIONS
Wang, J., Emile-Geay, J., Guillot, D., Smerdon, J.E.: Evaluating climate field reconstruction techniques using improved emulations of real-world conditions. Clim. Past, 10, 1-19, 2014

 

ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS
American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, United States, December 2011.
Spatial Performance of Climate Reconstruction Techniques in a Realistic Pseudoproxy Context (Poster)

American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, United States, December 2012.
An updated pseudoproxy evaluation of four climate field reconstruction methods using improved emulations of real-world conditions (Poster)

12th International Meeting of Statistical Climatology, Jeju, Korea, Jun 2013.
Impacts of methodology and source data on large-scale temperature reconstructions (Talk)

7th Graduate Climate Conference, Woods Hole, United States, Nov 2013.
Temperature reconstructions of the Common Era: Impact of methods and source data (Poster)

American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, United States, December 2013.
Fragility of estimated spatial temperature patterns in climate field reconstructions of the Common Era(Talk)

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Member of American Geophysical Union
Member of Chinese-American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Programming: Microsoft C++, Matlab, R, and Python
Language:
Chinese (native speaker)
English: read, written, spoken (fluent)
German: read, written, spoken (beginner)

 

 

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  • Jianghao Wang
  • 3651 Trousdale Pkwy, ZHS 117
  • Los Angeles, CA, 90089