Faculty Profile

BIOGRAPHY

  • Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997.
  • M.Sc., Computational Fluid Mechanics, Peking University, 1987.
  • B.Sc., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Peking University, 1984.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

HONORS & AWARDS

RECENT PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

ARTICLES
  • Zhang, K., de A. Castanho, D. Galbraith, S. Moghim, N. Levine, R. L. Bras, M. Coe, M. H. Costa, Y. Malhi, M Longo, R. Knox, S. McKnight, J. Wang, and P. Moorcroft (2015), The Fate of Amazonian Ecosystems over the Coming Century Arising from Changes in Climate, Land-use and CO2, Global Change Biology, online, doi: 10.1111/gcb.12903.
  • El Sharif, H., J. Wang, A. Georgakakos, and R. L. Bras (2015), Modeling regional crop yield and irrigation demand using SMAP type of soil moisture data, J. Hydrometeorl., 16, 904-916.
  • Lin, L.-F., A. M. Ebtehaj, R. L. Bras, A. N. Flores, and J. Wang (2015), Dynamical downscaling of GPM precipitation observations for hydrologic applications via WRF 4D-Var assimilation of precipitation, J. Hydrometeorol., 16, 811-829.
  • Moghim, S., A. Bowen, S. Sarachi, and J. Wang (2015), Retrieval of hourly records of surface hydrometeorological variables using satellite remote sensing data, J. Hydrometeorol., 16, 147-157.
  • Nieves, V., J. Wang, and J. K. Willis (2014), A conceptual model of ocean freshwater flux derived from sea surface salinity, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 6452-6458. doi:10.1002/2014GL061365
BOOKS
  • Wang, J., V. Nieves and R. L. Bras, 2013, MaxEnt and MaxEP in Modeling Fractal Topography and Atmospheric Turbulence, Beyond the Second Law: Entropy Production and Non-Equilibrium Systems (ed. R. Dewar, C. Lineweaver, R. Niven and K. Regenauer-Lieb), Springer, ISBN-13: 978-3642401534.
PROCEEDINGS
  • Wang, J., A. Parolari, and S.-Y. Huang, Soil Moisture and Vegetation Controls on Surface Energy Balance using MEP Model of ET, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December, 2014.
  • Huang, S.-Y., Y. Deng, and J. Wang, Re-Evaluation of the Earth’s Surface Energy Balance Using a New Method of Heat Fluxes, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December, 2014.
  • Moghim S., S. L. McKnight, K. Zhang, A. M. Ebtehaj, R. G. Knox, R. L. Bras, P. R. Moorcroft, and J. Wang. A Space-Time Unified Data Set of General Circulation Model Outputs for Land Surface Modeling Over Amazonia (paper no. B11G-0121), AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2014.
  • Lin, L.-F., M. Ebtehaj, A. N. Flores, J. Wang, and R. L. Bras. Soil moisture background error covariance and variational data assimilation in a land-atmosphere coupled model. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2014.
  • Wang, J., R. L. Bras, T. H. Illangasekare, T. Sakaki, and R. Detwiler, A Non-classical Hydrostatic Equation for Unsaturated Porous Media (H53M-07), American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December, 2013. (oral presentation)