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Prof. Seung-Ki Min (민승기)

Division of Environmental Science & Engineering, POSTECH



  • Ph.D., 2006, Meteorology, University of Bonn, Germany
  • M.S., 1997, Atmospheric Science, Seoul National University, Korea
  • B.S., 1995, Atmospheric Science, Seoul National University, Korea

Research Positions

  • 2021.8-present, Mueunjae Chair Professor, POSTECH, Pohang, Korea
  • 2019.3-present, Professor, Division of Environmental Science and Engineering, POSTECH, Pohang, Korea
  • 2013.2-2019.2, Associate Professor, Division of Environmental Science and Engineering, POSTECH, Pohang, Korea
  • 2012.2-2013.2, Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2008.4-2011.12, Research Scientist, Climate Research Division, Environment Canada, Toronto, Canada
  • 2006.9-2008.3, Canadian Government Laboratory Visiting Fellow, Climate Research Division, Environment Canada, Toronto, Canada
  • 2003.9-2006.8, Research Assistant, Meteorological Institute, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
  • 2001.2-2003.8, Research Scientist, Meteorological Research Institute, Korea Meteorological Administration, Seoul, Korea

Professional Activities

  • Member, International Detection and Attribution Group (IDAG), 2010-present
  • Steering Committee, International Meeting on Statistical Climatology (IMSC), 2013-present
  • Editor, Journal of Climate, 2018-present (Associate Editor, 2010-2017)
  • Associate Editor, Advances in Statistical Climatology, Meteorology and Oceanography (ASCMO), 2014-present
  • Managing Editor, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences (APJAS), 2007-2010
  • Lead Author: 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group I
  • Contributing Author: 5th Assessment Report of the IPCC Working Group I
  • Participating in climate model experiments for IPCC 4th Assessment Report with the Max Planck Institute climate model ECHO-G
  • Co-organizer of the 12th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology, June 24-28, 2013, Jeju, Korea
  • Reviewers: Nature, Nature Geoscience, Nature Climate Change, Journal of Climate, Climate Dynamics, WIREs Climate Change, Journal of Geophysical Research, Geophysical Research Letters, Environmental Research Letters, Atmospheric Environment, Tellus, Journal of Quaternary Science, Journal of Hydrology, International Journal of Climatology, Atmospheric Science Letters, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere, Advances in Geosciences, Advances in Meteorology, DOE, NSF proposals, IPCC assessment reports

Key Publications

  • Kim, Y.-H., S.-K. Min, X. Zhang, J. Sillmann, and M. Sandstad, 2020: Evaluation of the CMIP6 multi-model ensemble for climate extreme indices. Weather. Clim. Extremes, 29, 100269,​.
  • Paik, S., S.-K. Min, C. E. Iles, E. M. Fischer, and A. P. Schurer, 2020: Volcanic-induced global monsoon drying modulated by diverse El Niño responses. Sci. Adv.,​ 6, eaba1212, doi:10.1126/sciadv.aba1212
  • Min, S.-K., Y.-H. Kim, S.-M. Lee, S. Sparrow, S. Li, F. C. Lott, and P. A. Stott, 2020: Quantifying human impact on the 2018 summer longest heat wave in South Korea​. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 101, S103-108​,
  • Min, S.-K., Y.-H. Kim, I.-H. Park, D. Lee, S. Sparrow, D. Wallom, and D. Stone, 2019: Anthropogenic contribution to the 2017 earliest summer onset in South Korea. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 100, S73-S77, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0096.1.​
  • Kim, Y.-H., S.-K. Min, S.-W. Son, and J. Choi, 2017: Attribution of the local Hadley cell widening in the Southern Hemisphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 1015–1024, doi:10.1002/2016GL072353​. (highlighted by AGU)
  • Weller, E., S.-K. Min*, W. Cai, F. W. Zwiers, Y.-H. Kim, and D. Lee,2016: Human-caused Indo-Pacific warm pool expansion. Sci. Adv., 2(7), e1501719, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.150171 (featured on the issue cover)
  • Min, S.-K., Y.-H. Kim, S.-M. Paik, M.-K. Kim, and K.-O. Boo, 2015: Anthropogenic influence on the 2015 record-hot spring in Korea. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, S95-S99
  • Min, S.-K., Y.-H. Kim, M.-K. Kim, and C. Park, 2014: Assessing Human contribution to the summer 2013 Korean heat wave. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95(9), S48-S51.
  • Min, S.-K., X. Zhang, F. W. Zwiers, H. Shiogama, Y.-S. Tung and M. Wehner, 2013: Multimodel detection and attribution of extreme temperature changes. J. Climate, 26, 7430-7451.
  • Min, S.-K., X. Zhang, F. W. Zwiers, and G. C. Hegerl, 2011: Human contribution to more-intense precipitation extremes. Nature, 470, 378-381 (featured on the issue cover)
  • Min, S.-K., X. B. Zhang, and F. W. Zwiers, 2008: Human-induced Arctic moistening. Science, 320, 518-520.