Hans Chen

Hans Chen

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
624 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: hans.chen@psu.edu


  1. M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography and Climate, Department of Meteorology, Stockholm University, Sweden (2012)
  2. B.S. in Meteorology, Department of Meteorology, Stockholm University, Sweden (2010)


After completing his Master's degree at Stockholm University, Hans joined Penn State as a doctoral student to continue pursuing his interest in atmospheric variability. His current research focuses on regional atmospheric responses to reduced Arctic sea ice.

For more information, please visit http://hanschen.org.

Research interests

  • Climate variability on the regional scale
  • General circulation of the atmosphere and teleconnection patterns
  • Interaction between large-scale circulation and regional climate
  • Data assimilation as a tool for understanding climate variability