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Prof. YU Xiping

South University of Science and Technology of China, China

Talk Title: Impact of Climate Change on Tropical Cyclone Activities

Brief IntroductionDr. Xiping Yu is a chair professor at Southern University of Science and Technology and a distinguished visiting professor at Tsinghua University. He graduated from Tsinghua University in 1984 and received his doctoral degree at the University of Tokyo in 1990. He served as an associate professor at Nagasaki University from 1993-1997, an associate professor at the University of Tokyo from 1997-1999, a full professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University from 1999-2000, and a full professor at Tsinghua University from 2001-2021, before he joined SUSTech. Dr. Xiping Yu’s research focuses on shallow-water oceanography and coastal engineering. He is particularly interested in nearshore hydrodynamics and water-wave mechanics, two-phase flows and nearshore sediment transport, air-sea interaction under storm conditions, climatology of tropical cyclone activities, etc.