Research Scientist, Joint Program and CGCS, Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Nonresident Senior Research Fellow, United Nations University - World Institute for Development Economics Research, Professor Emeritus of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder
Kenneth Strzepek has spent 30 years as a researcher and practitioner at the nexus of engineering,...
Research Interests: Dr. Wang's research interests include aerosol physics and chemistry, cloud dynamics, microphysics, and chemistry, interaction between cloud-scale and large-scale processes, aerosol-cloud-climate interactions, and atmospheric chemistry. He and his group have developed a three-dimensional cloud-resolving model to simulate the dynamical, microphysical, and chemical processes of clouds, especially of deep convective clouds. They have also developed a three-dimensional global aerosol-climate model to study the roles of atmospheric aerosols as well as aerosol-cloud interaction in climate processes. He is also working on a global interactive chemistry and climate model and using this model to study the sensitivity of climate change to atmospheric chemical processes.
Grandey, B. S., H.-H. Lee, and C. Wang, 2016: Radiative effects of inter-annually varying versus inter-annually invariant aerosol emissions from fires, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 14495-14513, doi:10.5194/acp-16-14495-2016, 2016.
Snider, G., et al., 2016: Variation in global chemical composition of PM2.5: emerging results from SPARTAN, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 9629-9653, doi:10.5194/acp-16-9629-2016.
Alvarado, M. J, et al., 2016: Evaluating model parameterizations of submicron aerosol scattering and absorption with in situ data from ARCTAS 2008, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 9435-9455, doi:10.5194/acp-2015-935.
Grandey, B., H. Cheng, and C. Wang, 2016: Transient climate impacts for scenarios of aerosol emissions from Asia: a story of coal versus gas. J. Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0555.1.
Rothenberg, D., and C. Wang, 2016: Metamodeling of droplet activation for global climate models. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 1255-1272, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-15-0223.1.
Wang, C., 2015: Anthropogenic aerosols and the distribution of past large-scale precipitation change, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 10,876–10,884, doi: 10.1002/2015GL066416.
Lee, S.-Y., and C. Wang, 2015: The response of the South Asian summer monsoon to temporal and spatial variations in absorbing aerosol radiative forcing, J. Climate, 28, 6626-6646, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00609.1.
Grandey, B. S., and C. Wang, 2015: Enhanced marine sulphur emissions offset global warming and impact rainfall, Nature: Scientific Reports, 5, Article number: 13055 (2015), doi:10.1038/srep13055.
Kim, D., C. Wang, A. M. L. Ekman, M. C. Barth, and D.-I. Lee, 2014: The responses of cloudiness to the direct radiative effect of sulfate and carbonaceous aerosols, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 1172-1185, doi:10.1002/2013JD020529.
Wang, C., 2013: Impact of anthropogenic absorbing aerosols on clouds and precipitation: A review of recent progresses, Atmos. Res., 122, 237-249.
Lee, S.-Y., H.-J. Shin, and C. Wang, 2013: Nonlinear effects of coexisting surface and atmospheric forcing by anthropogenic absorbing aerosols: Impact on the South Asian monsoon onset, J. Climate, 26, 5594–5607
Cohen, J. B., and C. Wang, 2013: Estimating global black carbon emissions using a top-down Kalman filter approach, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 307-323, doi:10.1002/2013JD019912.
B.Sc., Atmospheric Physics, Peking University, 1982 M.S., Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, and Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, 1985 Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, State University of New York, 1992