Man-Yau ("Joseph") Chan

Man-Yau ("Joseph") Chan

  • Ph.D Candidate
624 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802


  1. B.Sc. (Hons) in Physics
  2. National University of Singapore

Research Specialties:

Tropical Meteorology:


Sumatra squalls

Statistical Meteorology:

Ensemble Kalman Filter

Non-Gaussian Data Assimilation



  1. Chan, M.-Y., Anderson J. L. and Chen X. (2020, under review): An efficient bi-Gaussian ensemble Kalman filter for satellite infrared radiance data assimilation. Monthly Weather Review.

  2. Chan, M.-Y., Zhang F., Chen X. and Leung R. L. (2020): Impacts of Assimilating All-sky Satellite Infrared Radiances on Convection-Permitting Analysis and Prediction of Tropical Convection. Monthly Weather Review. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-19-0343.1

  3. Chan, M. Y., Lo, J. C. and Orton, T. (2018), The structure of tropical Sumatra squalls. Weather. doi:10.1002/wea.3375