Dong Wan (Lewis) Kim

Dong Wan (Lewis) Kim

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
407 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: dxk582@psu.edu

Education:

  1. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2018)
  2. - B.S. Earth, Society and Environment (Distinction) / Atmospheric Sciences (Highest Distinction)
  3. - Minor Music (instrument : piano)

Biography:

Publication 

  • Kim and Lee: The Role of Latent Heating Anomalies in Exciting the Summertime Eurasian Circulation Trend Pattern, in prep.
  • Kim and Lee: Relationship between Boreal Summer Circulation Trend and Destructive Stationary-Transient Wave Interference in the Western Hemisphere, Journal of Climate, accepted, https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0530.1

Presentation (Oral)

  • Kim and Lee, 2021, The Role of Latent Heating in Driving the Circulation Trend Pattern over the Eastern Hemisphere during Boreal Summer, AMS Annual Meeting - 34th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, virtual (Presentation number : 13B.6)
  • Kim and Lee, 2020, "Relationship between Boreal Summer Circulation Trend and Destructive Stationary-Transient Wave Interference in the Western Hemisphere", AGU Fall Meeting, virtual (Presentation nubmer : A205-07)

Presentation (Poster)

  • Kim and Lee, 2020, The Opposite Trend of Summer Stationary-Transient Wave Interference in Eastern and Western Hemisphere and its Relationship with Heat Wave and Anomalous Tropical Diabatic Heating, AMS Annual Meeting - 33th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, Boston, MA (Poster Number : 1176)
  • 17th Annual AMS Student Conference - Jan 2018, Austin, TX
  • UIUC SESE Research Review – Mar 2018, Champaign, IL
Awards
  • Outstanding oral presentation award, 34th Converence on Climate Variability and Change, 2021 AMS Annual Meeting
  • Ogura Outstanding Senior Award - 2018   
  • Ogura Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award - 2018   
  • Best Undergraduate Poster Award – SESE Research Review March 2018                                                     
  • Mankin Mak Scholarship - 2017

Study Abroad / International Experience

  • Environment & Society in Changing Arctic - Stockholm, Sweden / Svalbard, Norway - 2013                 
  • Environment & Sustainability Field Expedition  - Costa Rica - 2016
  • British Exchange Program – University of Leeds, Leeds, the UK - 2017