Group

Group Members:

Principal Investigator: Dr. Jonghun Kam

Postdoctoral Research Associates:

Dr. Byeong-Hee Kim

  • Research Topic: Climate Change Impact on Water Availability and Hydrologic Extremes

  • Education:

    • 02/2020: Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science at Pusan National University

    • 08/2018: M.S. in Atmospheric Science at Pusan National University

    • 08/2012: B.S. in Atmospheric Science at Pusan National University

  • Selected Publications:

    • K.-J. Ha, B.-H. Kim, E.-S. Chung, J. C. L. Chan, C.-P. Chang, 2020: Major factors of global and regional monsoon rainfall changes: natural versus anthropogenic forcing. Env. Res. Letter, 15, 034055.

    • B.-H. Kim and K.-J. Ha, 2018: Changes in equatorial zonal circulations and precipitation in the context of the global warming and natural modes. Climate Dynamics, 51, 3999-4013.

    • B.-H. Kim and K.-J. Ha, 2015: Observed changes of global and western Pacific precipitation associated with global warming SST mode and Mega-ENSO SST mode. Climate Dynamics, 45, 3067-3075.

Dr. Akarsh Asoka Kumar (2020 PIURI Fellowship Recipient)

  • Research Topic: Climate Change Impact on the Availability of Surface Water and Groundwater Resources

  • Education:

    • 06/2020: Ph.D. in Earth Science at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar

    • 08/2013: M.S. in Remote Sensing and GIS at Indian Institute of Remote Sensing

    • 12/2009: B.S.E. in Agricultural Engineering at Kerala Agricultural University

  • Selected Publications:

    • Asoka, A., and Mishra, V. 2020: Anthropogenic and climate contributions on the changes in terrestrial water storage in India, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, e2020JD032470.

    • Asoka, A., and Mishra, V. 2020: A strong linkage between seasonal crop growth and ground-water storage variability in India, Journal of Hydrometeorology (early-on-line).

    • Asoka, A., Wada, Y., Fishman, R., and Mishra, V. 2018: Strong Linkage Between Precipitation Intensity and Monsoon Season Groundwater Recharge in India, Geophysical Research Letters 45, 553644.

    • Asoka, A., Gleeson, T., Wada, Y., and Mishra, V. 2017: Relative Contribution of Monsoon Precipitation and Pumping to Changes in Groundwater Storage in India, Nature Geoscience, 10, 109-17.

    • Asoka, A., and Mishra, V. 2015: Prediction of Vegetation Anomalies to Improve Food Security and Water Management in India, Geophysical Research Letters 42, 52905298.

PhD Students:

MA/MSE Students:

  1. Yeonjin Son (MSE/PhD)

    • Research Topic: Climate Change Impact on Sea-Air Interactions and Terrestrial Hydrology

    • Education:

      • 09/2020 - present: M.S.E. in Environmental Engineering at POSTECH

      • 2015 - 2019: B.S.E. in Marine Environmental Engineering at Gyeongsang National University

2. Shahid Ali (MSE)

  • Research Topic: Changes in the Hydrologic Regime over Pakistan

  • Education:

    • 09/2020 - present: M.S.E. in Environmental Engineering at POSTECH

    • 2018: B.S.E in Environmental Engineering at National University of Science and Technology at Islamabad, Pakistan

3. Jihun Park (MA: affiliated with AI Graduate School (Primary Advisor: Prof. Young-Joo Seo))

  • Research Topic: Social Response to Natural Disasters

  • Education:

    • 02/2020 - present: M.S.E. in Artificial Intelligence at POSTECH

    • 2015 - 2020: B. S. in Mathematics and B.S.E in Computer Science and Engineering (double major)

Undergraduate Research Interns:

  1. Winter 2020:

    • Jiahm Song: Climate-society interactions from big data: A case study of South Korea

    • Yena Kim: Variability and trends of water quantity and quality along the coastlines of South Korea

    • Jeong-Tae Joo: Global drought awareness analysis

  2. Summer 2020:

    • Jiahm Song: Climate-society interactions from big data: A case study of South Korea

    • Yena Kim: Variability and trends of water quantity and quality along the coastlines of South Korea