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image of Dr. LI Kwan Kit Ronald
Office: 
Room 340, 3/F, Science Centre
Phone: 
(852) 3943 9324

Dr. LI Kwan Kit Ronald 李钧杰

Assistant Lecturer
 
Education:
  • D.Phil. in Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, University of Oxford. 2019.
  • M.Phys. University of Oxford. 2013.
 
Academic Employments:
  • Starting Sep 2021: Assistant Lecturer, Earth System Science Programme, Faculty of Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • 2019 - 2021: Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
 
Research Fields and Current Research Interests:
  • Atmospheric dynamics
  • Seasonal predictions
  • Silk Road pattern
  • ENSO diversity
  • South China Sea summer monsoon
 
Professional Activities:
Current
  • Fellow of the Hong Kong Meteorological Society
Past
  • 2021 AOGS Annual Meeting: Main convener for Atmospheric Science session (AS24) "Impacts and Opportunities in Subseasonal, Seasonal and Interannual Climate Predictions"
  • 2021 AOGS Annual Meeting: Oral presentation on Effects of ENSO Diversity and Cold Tongue Bias on Seasonal Prediction of South China Late Spring Rainfall.
  • 2021 EGU General Assembly: Oral presentation on Effects of Upper-level Background Wind Bias on Rossby Waveguides, Rossby Wave Source Hotspots, and Predictability of the Silk Road Patternhttps://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu21-379 Also available on
    YouTube: https://youtu.be/Mhwm12B1zL0 (short version)
    and https://youtu.be/EU__NxMLFqM (long version) 
  • Journal reviewer for Nature Scientific Reports, and Frontiers in Earth Science (Atmospheric Science section).
 
Teaching:
Current
  • ESSC4210 Land-Atmosphere Interactions and Boundary-Layer Meteorology (with Dr. Andie Au-Yeung)
  • ESSC2020 Climate System Dynamics (with Prof. Amos Tai)
Past
  • 2017: Teaching assistant, University of Oxford Master of Physics course in Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics.
  • 2016: Laboratory demonstrator, University of Oxford undergraduate course in Physics.
 
Selected Recent Publications:
  1. Li RKK, Tam CY, Lau NC. (under review) Effects of MJO and ENSO on South China Sea Summer Monsoon Onset Seasonal Prediction and a 2018 Case Study
  2. Li RKK, Tam CY, Lau NC, Sohn SJ, Ahn JB, O'Reilly C. (2021) Forcing Mechanism of the Silk Road Pattern and the Sensitivity of Rossby-wave Source Hotspots to Mean-state Winds. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.4039 and free online access at
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/share/author/NA8PDXRC6QJEDBYSU2WN?target=10.1002/qj.4039
  3. Li RKK, Tam CY, Lau NC. (2021) Effects of ENSO Diversity and Cold Tongue Bias on Seasonal Prediction of South China Late Spring Rainfall. Climate Dynamics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-021-05732-w and free online access at https://rdcu.be/chc4B
  4. Li RKK, Tam CY, Lau NC, Sohn SJ, Ahn JB. (2020) Potential predictability of the Silk Road Pattern and the Role of SST as Inferred from Seasonal Hindcast Experiments of a Coupled Climate Model. Journal of Climate. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0235.1
  5. Li RKK, Woollings T, O'Reilly C, Scaife AA. (2020) Effect of the North Pacific Tropospheric Waveguide on the Fidelity of Model El Niño Teleconnections. Journal of Climate. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0156.1
  6. Li RKK, Woollings T, O'Reilly C, Scaife AA. (2020) Tropical Atmospheric Drivers of Wintertime European Precipitation Events. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.3708