Lan Dai

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Phone: +82-51-510-7641

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric dynamics
  • Precipitation variability and extremes
  • Drought mechanisms and prediction
  • Deep future and long-term planetary habitability


2021 Ph.D. Ecology (Atmospheric Science), Tsinghua University, China
2018 Visiting Graduate Researcher, University of California, Los Angeles
2015 M.S. Physical Geography, Wuhan University, China
2012 B.S. Environmental Management & Urban and Rural Planning, Wuhan University, China

Work Experience

2021 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, IBS Center for Climate Physics (ICCP)

Fellowships, Awards, and Honors

2015-2019 Graduate Fellowship, Tsinghua University
2018 Tsinghua Scholarship for Overseas Graduate Studies


  1. Dai, L., Wright, J. S. 2021. Long-term variability of relationships between potential large-scale drivers and summer precipitation in North China in the CERA-20C reanalysis. Atmosphere, 12, 81.
  2. Dai, L., Wright, J. S., Fu, R. 2020. Moisture and energy budget perspectives on summer drought in North China. Journal of Climate, 33, 10149-10167.