Qi Hu received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in atmospheric science from the Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo, USA, in 1986 and 1992, respectively. From 1993 to 1994, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the State University of New York, Albany, NY, USA, and from 1994 to 1995 as a Researcher at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratories in Richland, Wash, USA, focusing on atmospheric convection and parameterization of convection effects in numerical models. He jointed the faculty of the Department of Soil and Atmospheric Sciences of University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo, USA, in 1995, extending his research interest to climate change and variability. He joined the School of Natural Resources and Department of Geosciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Neb, USA, in 1999, and has been an Associate Professor since 2003. His broad interest and achievements in research have earned him University Award for Excellence in Research in 2002. A couple of his research papers were selected in the Article of the Month and the Advances in Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. He teaches a range of courses, including global climate change, physical climatology, and general circulation of the atmosphere.
Biography Updated on 4 August 2008