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Curriculum Vitae:

Qing Yue

  • Ph.D, Atmospheric Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA (2009)
  • M.S., Atmospheric Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) (2005)
  • B.S., Atmospheric Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China (2003)

Research Interests
  • Spectral and broadband radiative transfer of cloud and aerosols, and its applications in regional and climate models.
  • Remote sensing of clouds and atmosphere: retrieval and validation, multi-sensor satellite data fusion, in-situ and field campaign observations and analysis.
  • Radiative forcing of cloud and aerosol.
  • Climate data record from multi-sensor satellite observations, reanalysis and model analysis data.
  • Cloud-topped maritime boundary layer from multi-sensor satellite observations and numerical model studies.

Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Research Scientist, (2014-present)
  • Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science & Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles / Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Assistant Researcher, (2012-2014)
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Postdoctoral Researcher, (2009-2012)

Selected Awards
  • Jacob A. Bjerknes Memorial Award, UCLA (2008)
  • Dissertation Year Fellowship, UCLA (2008-2009)
  • NASA the Earth System Science (ESS) Fellowship (2008-2009)
  • NASA the Earth System Science (ESS) Fellowship (2007-2008)
  • Pauley Fellowship, UCLA (2006-2007)
  • Pauley Fellowship, UCLA (2003-2004)
  • Award of Excellent Performance, Peking University (2002)
  • Xiyue Fellowship, Peking University, China (2000)

Selected Publications
  1. Sun Wong, E. J. Fetzer, M. Schreier, G. Manipon, E. F. Fishbein, B. H. Kahn, Q. Yue, and F. W. Irion, 2014, Cloud-induced uncertainties in AIRS and ECMWF temperature and specific humidity, in preparation.
  2. Liu, Z., K. N. Liou, W.-L. Lee, Q. Yue, and Y. Gu, 2014: Absorbing aerosol impact on snow albedo reduction in the southern Tibetan Plateau, Atmos. Environ., submitted.
  3. Yue, Q., B. H. Kahn, M. Schieier, H. Xiao, E. J. Fetzer, J. Teixeira, and K. Suselj, 2013: Transitions of cloud-topped marine boundary layers characterized by AIRS and MODIS observations, and large eddy simulations, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 85988611 DOI: 10.1002/jgrd.50676.
  4. Yue, Q., E. J. Fetzer, B. H. Kahn, S. Wong, G. Manipon, A. Guilaume, and B. Wilson, 2013: Cloud-state-dependent sampling in AIRS observations based on CloudSat cloud classification, J. of Climate, 26, 8357–8377, doi:
  5. Kahn, B. H., Irion, F. W., Dang, V. T., Manning, E. M., Nasiri, S. L., Naud, C. M., Blaisdell, J. M., Schreier, M. M., Yue, Q., Bowman, K. W., Fetzer, E. J., Hulley, G. C., Liou, K. N., Lubin, D., Ou, S. C., Susskind, J., Takano, Y., Tian, B., and Worden, J. R., 2013: The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder Version 6 cloud products, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 13, 14477-14543, doi:10.5194/acpd-13-14477-2013.
  6. M. M. Schreier, B. H. Kahn, K. Suselj, J. Karlsson, S. C. Ou, Q. Yue, and S. L. Nasiri, 2013, Atmospheric parameters in a subtropical cloud regime transition derived by AIRS+MODIS - Observed statistical variability compared to ERA-Interim, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 24051-24085, doi:10.5194/acpd-13-24051-2013.
  7. Liou, K. N., Y. Takano, Q. Yue and P. Yang, 2013: On the Radiative Forcing of Contrail Cirrus Contaminated by Black Carbon, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 778784, doi:10.1002/grl.50110.
  8. Steve S. C. Ou, B. H. Kahn, K. N. Liou, Y. Takano, M. M. Schreier, and Q. Yue, 2011: Retrieval of Cirrus Cloud Properties from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder: The k-Coefficient Approach Combined with SARTA plus Delta-Four Stream Approximation, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Rem. Sens., 99, 1−15.
  9. Yue, Q., Brian H. Kahn, Eric J. Fetzer, and João Teixeira, 2011: Relationship between oceanic boundary layer clouds and lower tropospheric stability observed by AIRS, CloudSat and CALIOP, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D18212, doi:10.1029/2011JD016136.
  10. Yue, Q., and K. N. Liou, 2009: Cirrus Cloud Optical and Microphysical Properties Determined from AIRS Infrared Spectra, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L05810, doi:10.1029/2008GL036502.
  11. Liou, K. N., Y.Gu, Q. Yue, G. McFarquhar, 2008: On the correlation between ice water content and ice crystal size and its application to radiative transfer and general circulation models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L13805, doi:10.1029/2008GL033918.
  12. Yue, Q., K. N. Liou, S. C. Ou, B. H. Kahn, P. Yang, and G. G. Mace, 2007: Interpretation of AIRS data in thin cirrus atmospheres based on a fast radiative transfer model. J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 3827–3842.
  13. Kahn, B.H., C. Liang, A. Eldering, A. Gettelman, Q. Yue, and K. N. Liou, 2007: Tropical thin cirrus and relative humidity observed by the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 1501–1518.

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