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, accepted: Dynamical Mechanism of the Summer Circulation Trend Pattern and Surface High Temperature Anomalies over Russian Far East, Journal of Climate
  • Kim and Lee, 2022: The Role of Latent Heating Anomalies in Exciting the Summertime Eurasian Circulation Trend Pattern and High Surface Temperature, Journal of Climate, https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0392.1
  • Kim and Lee, 2021: Relationship between Boreal Summer Circulation Trend and Destructive Stationary-Transient Wave Interference in the Western Hemisphere, Journal of Climatehttps://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0530.1

Presentation (Oral)

  • Kim and Lee, 2022, Dynamical Mechanism of the Summer Circulation Trend Pattern and Surface High Temperature Anomalies over Russian Far East, AMS Annual Meeting - 35th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, virtual (Presentation number: J5A.5) - Awarded *
  • 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) - Awarded **
  • 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 number: A205-07)

Presentation (Poster)

  • Kim and Lee, 2021, Dynamical Mechanism of the Summer Circulation Trend Pattern and Surface High Temperature Anomalies over Russian Far East, AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA (Poster number : A45L-2008)
  • Kim and Lee, 2021 (eLightning), The Role of Latent Heating Anomalies in Exciting the Summertime Eurasian Circulation Trend Pattern and High Surface Temperature, AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA (Presentation number: A51H-05)
  • 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
Academic Activity 
    • Rossbypalooza 2022, Jul 2022, Chicago, IL
Awards
  • * 2nd Place in Outstanding Oral Presentation Award, 35th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, 2022 AMS Annual Meeting
  • ** Outstanding oral presentation award, 34th Conference 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