Researcher Profile

William W. Hsieh

Job Title: Associate Professor
Employer: Dept. of Earth & Ocean Sciences, Univ. of British Columbia
Place of Birth: Hong Kong
High School attended: Lord Byng Secondary School
Further Education: University of British Columbia (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.).

Brief synopsis of current research:
My main research is seasonal climate prediction (including prediction for El Nino/La Nina events, which we issue on our web site http://www.ocgy.ubc.ca/projects/clim.pred), and the development and application of neural network methods in the environmental sciences.

Recent Publications:

Wu, J.Q. and W.W. Hsieh, 1999. A modelling study of the 1976 climate regime shift in the North Pacific Ocean. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 56: 2450-2462.

Hsieh, W.W. and B. Tang, 1998. Applying neural network models to prediction and data analysis in meteorology and oceanography. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc. 79: 1855-1870.

Tangang, F.T., B. Tang, A.H. Monahan and W.W. Hsieh, 1998. Forecasting ENSO events: a neural network-extended EOF approach. J. Climate. 11: 29-41.