Wen-wen Tung

PhD, Atmospheric Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 2002

Purdue University, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

(765) 494-0272

550 Stadium Mall Dr.

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West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051


Short Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Dynamical predictability
  • Multiscale convective systems
  • Tropical dynamics (monsoons, waves, intraseasonal oscillation, etc.)
  • Observational data reduction in geophysics and bioinformatics
  • Multiscale signal processing utilizing spectral analysis, wavelet analysis, principal component analysis, chaos and fractal theories, and other statistical methods.


Dynamical Predictability Lab Members

  • Yi-Chi Wang, PhD in Atmospheric Sciences, Fall 2011
  • Matthew C. Bowers, Undergraduate researcher 2009, MS in Atmospheric Sciences, Spring 2012; PhD student, Spring 2012--Present.
  • Qianwen Luo , PhD student, Fall 2010--Present.
  • Wanchen Wu, PhD student, Fall 2010--Present.
  • Prithvi Gadhia, Undergraduate researcher, Fall 2014--Present.


  • EAS109: Dynamical Earth (Co-teaching with Tim Filley, Fall 2014)
  • EAS309: Computer-Aided Analysis For Geosciences (Fall 2007, Spring 2009, Spring 2014)
  • EAS422: Atmospheric Dynamics I (Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011)
  • EAS534: Tropical Meteorology (Fall 2005, Spring 2008, Fall 2010, Fall 2013)
  • EAS536: Introduction to Atmospheric General Circulation (Spring 2006)
  • EAS591Y: From Hot Towers to Hurricanes - An intro. to multiscale tropical convective systems (Fall 2006)
  • EAS591: UQ with Geophysical Applications (Fall 2014)
  • EAS632: Advanced Topics in General Circulation
    1. Waves and 2. Dynamical Systems (Fall 2008, Fall 2011)
  • EAS637: Geophysical Fluid Dynamics in a Rotating System (Spring 2007)

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