Fei Luo

  • PhD candidate at VU Amsterdam
  • Visiting Scientist at KNMI

Coming from a background in Earth and Ocean Sciences (Uvic. Victoria) and Climate System Sciences (UHH, Hamburg), I am currently working as a PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Dim Coumou (VU) and Dr. Frank Selten (KNMI) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam on the topic of a Vidi project ‘Persistent Summer Extremes’.

I have worked on various research topics/projects in the past during my undergraduate and postgraduate studies  such as soil science, heat transport in the North Atlantic Overturning Circulation, radiative forcing of aerosols and extreme value statistics. My main focus of the PhD project is to use the Earth system model (EC-Earth) to answer various questions such as; what are the drivers of the persistent summer extremes in Europe? How are those extreme events related to climate change and what is the predictability of such events?


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Dr. Dim Coumou

Department of Water & Climate Risk
Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM)
VU Amsterdam
W&N-building, Room C-515
De Boelelaan 1087
1081 HV Amsterdam

Department of Earth System Analysis
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Telegraphenberg A62, room S16
D-14473, Potsdam, Germany