Bui Hoang Hai, PhD

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Full name: Bui Hoang Hai
Date of birth: February 2nd, 1980
Nationality: Vietnamese
Marital status:     Maried
Mobile phone: +84 – 989812022 (in Vietnamese), +81-80-8344-9320 (in Japan, Current)
Email: haibh [at] vnu.vn or haibuihoang [at] gmail.com 
Home address: Group 6, Phu Xa precinct, Thai Nguyen city, Vietnam
Work address: Faculty of Hydrology, Meteorology and Oceanography, Hanoi University of of Science, 334 Nguyen Trai Str., Thanh Xuan, Hanoi, Vietnam
Current work address: Division of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kitashirakawa Oiwake-cho, Sakyoku, Kyoto, 606-8502, Japan
 

Education

Aug. 2011 – Sep. 2011,
Participated in the 6th KAGI21 International summer school on the Active geosphere, Kyoto University, Japan.
Nov. 2002 – Nov. 2008
PhD in Meteorology, Hanoi University of Science. 
Title: “Development and application of a three dimensional tropical cyclone initialization scheme for typhoon track prediction in Vietnam”
Supervisors: Prof. Phan Van Tan, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Dang Que,  Partly supervised by Prof. Roger K. Smith
Sep 1998 – Jun 2002
BSc. in Meteorology (honors program) with a very good grade, 
Vietnam National University, College of Science

 

Working Experiences

Nov, 2015 – Mar, 2017, Postdoctoral Resercher, Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Science Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

2008 – Present, Lecturer, Faculty of Hydrology, Meteorology and Oceanography, Vietnam National University, Hanoi College of Science.

Jul. 2013 - Jan. 2014, Visiting scientist, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Oct. 2010 – Dec. 2010, Exchane visitor at Meteorological Institute, Ludwig-Maximiliam University,  Munich, Germany
Subject:  Development of an quasi-balanced axi-symmetric model for tropical cyclone evolution. 
 
Jul. 2008 – Aug. 2008 Exchane visitor at Meteorological Institute, Ludwig-Maximiliam University,  Munich, Germany
Subject:  Balanced analysis of tropical cyclone secondary circulation using the Sawyer–Eliassen equation. 
 
2002 – 2008: Research Assistant, Faculty of Hydrology, Meteorology and Oceanography, Vietnam National University, Hanoi College of Science
 
Sep. 2005 – Dec. 2005 Intern researcher at Meteorological Institute, University of Munich,
Subject:  Idealized study of tropical cyclone in WRF model

 

Certifications and Adwards

- Honors program scholarship (Hanoi University of Science) 1998-2002.
- PhD fellowships of the Hanoi University of Science, 2002-2006

 

Research Interests:

  • Using numerical models for idealized studies (tropical cyclones, QBO-like oscillation, convection and gravity waves)
  • Numerical model output and observation data study using statistical methods (artificial neural networks, principal analysis, etc.) 

Courses Taught

- Atmospheric thermodynamic
- Tropical Cyclone Dynamics
- Fluid mechanics for earth sciences
- Informatics for meteorology (master course)
- Physics and Chemistry of the atmosphere (In English)

 

Languages

Vietnamese: Mother tongue
English: Fluent
Japanese: Basic level
 

Computer skills

- Familiar with Linux operating system and scripting in Linux (Bash shell, python, grads script)
- Familiar with some programming languages for sciences (Fortran, C++) and web programming (PHP/MySQL, Javascript)
- Experienced with numerical models (HRM, MM5 and WRF).
 
Some of my open source codes:
  • Higrads, a GrADS script library to produce high-quality plots.
  • SEvol, An idealized symmetric evolution model of tropical cyclones based on Sawer-Elliasen equations, in Fortran.
  • SimAnn, a simple ANN program in Fortran with one hidden layer.
  • Ez_EOF, an easy to use Fortran module for EOF/PCA analysis.

 

Publications 

Peer-reviewed papers

  1. Bui, H. H.,E. Nishimoto, S. Yoden, 2017: Downward Influence of QBO-like Oscillation to Moist Convection in a Two-Dimensional Minimal Model Framework. Submitted to . J. Atmos. Sci..
  2. Nishimoto, E., S. Yoden, and H.-H. Bui, 2016: Vertical momentum transports associated with moist convection and gravity waves in a minimal model of QBO-like oscillation. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 2935–2957
  3. Phan-Van, T., Trinh-Tuan, L., Bui-Hoang, H., & Kieu, C. 2015: Seasonal forecasting of tropical cyclone activity in the coastal region of Vietnam using RegCM4. 2. Clim. Res62, 115-129
  4. Yoden, S., H.-H. Bui, and E. Nishimoto, 2014: A minimal model of QBO-Like oscillation in a stratosphere-tropo- sphere coupled system under a radiative-moist convective qua- si-equilibrium State. SOLA, 10, 112−116, doi:10.2151/sola.2014- 023.
  5. Ngo-Duc T.,J. Matsumoto, H. Kamimera, and H.-H. Bui, 2013: Monthly Adjustment of the Global Satellite Mapping of Precipitation (GSMaP) Data over the Thu Bon-Vu Gia Basin in Central Vietnam by Using Artificial Neural Networks. Hydrological Research Letters7(4), 85-90.
  6. Bui Hoang Hai, R. K. Smith, M. T. Montgomery, and J. Peng, 2009: Balanced and Unbalanced Aspects of Tropical-Cyclone Intensification. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 135, 1715-1731.

Domestic papers (In Vietnamese)

  1. Bui Hoang Hai, Phan Van Tan, 2002: Investigation of influences of initialization on the motion of tropical cyclones over South China Sea. Scientific and Technical Hydro-Meteorological Journal, Vietnam, 8(500), 17-25.
  2. Phan Van Tan, Bui Hoang Hai, 2003: On the method of initialization of three dimensional vortex. Scientific and Technical Hydro-Meteorological Journal, Vietnam, 11(515), 1-12.
  3. Phan Van Tan, Bui Hoang Hai, 2004: An application of threedimension vortex initialization scheme for typhoon track forecasting using MM5 model. Scientific and Technical Hydro-Meteorological Journal, Vietnam, 10(526), 14-25.
  4. Bui Hoang Hai, Phan Van Tan, Nguyen Minh Truong, 2005: An idealized study of tropical cyclone evolution in the WRF model, Scientific and Technical Hydro-Meteorological Journal, Vietnam. 4(532), 1121.
  5. Bui Hoang Hai, Phan Van Tan, 2007: Study of a new tropical cyclone initialization scheme and its application in the the High resolution Regional Model. Scientific and Technical Hydro-Meteorological Journal, Vietnam 3(555), 4250.
  6. Phan Van Tan, Bui Hoang Hai, 2008: An application of a Tropical Cyclone version of the High resolution Regional Model (HMR_TC) in tropical storm track forcast in Vietnam. Scientific and Technical Hydro-Meteorological Journal, Vietnam, 2(566), 19.
  7. Bui Hoang Hai, Phan Van Tan, 2008. “The development of a tropical cyclone version of HRM (HRM_TC)”, The 3rd International HRM Workshop, Hanoi, 11/2008.
  8. Bui Hoang Hai, Phan Van Tan (2010) ‘Development of a tropical cyclone detection scheme for RegCM3 to simulate tropical cyclone activities over Northern West Pacific and South China Sea ”. Scientific and Technical Hydro-Meteorological Journal, Vietnam, 2 (590), 1-8.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES (as presenter)

  1. Hoang-Hai Bui, Eriko NISHIMOTO, Shigeo YODEN, 2014: A QBO-Like Oscillation in a Radiative-Convective Equilibrium State Obtained with a Two-Dimensional Explicit Moist Convection Model.DPRI Annual Meeting, February, 27th, 2014, Uji, Japan 
  2. Hoang-Hai Bui, 2013: A Sensitivity Study of QBO-Like Oscillation in a Radiative-Convective Equilibrium State Obtained with Two-Dimensional Explicit Moist Convection Model, GCOE-ARS Final Symposium, December 12th, 2013, Uji, Japan.
  3. Hai Hoang Bui,2012: The uses of simple and sophisticated numerical models for tropical cyclone studies. The 30th GCOE-ARS Seminar, July 25th, 2012, Kyoto University, Japan.
  4. Hai Hoang Bui, Long Tuan Trinh, 2012: Tropical cyclone detection in regional climate models. CSIRO’s CCAM Training workshop, August 28th, 2012, Melbourne, Australia.
  5. HaiHoang Bui, TanPhan Van, 2008: The development of a tropical cyclone version of HRM (HRM_TC), The 3rd International HRM Workshop, November, 2008, Hanoi,Vietnam.


  Faculty of Hydrology, Meteorology and Oceanography
Vietnam National University, Hanoi - VNU University of Science
334 Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam
Telephone: 84-4-38584943