Mengqian Lu

Research Areas: Hydrometeorological extremes, i.e. floods and droughts, atmospheric diagnosis, statistical and physical-based modeling, extended range and seasonal to subseasonal (S2S) prediction; severe weather prediction, i.e. typhoon/hurricane, tornado, hail, etc.; atmospheric moisture transport (“Atmospheric Rivers” and “Tropical Moisture Exports“) and climate change and variability; spatiotemporal statistics, Big Data analytics and Data Science in Hydroclimate studies; water resources system analysis, multi-timescale climate-informed stochastic hybrid simulation-optimization (McISH) modeling.