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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

  • 2019.3-present, Professor, Division of Environmental Science and Engineering, POSTECH, Pohang, Korea
  • 2021.8-2023.7, Mueunjae Chair Professor, 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

  • Editor, Journal of Climate, 2018-present (Associate Editor, 2010-2017)
  • Associate Editor, Advances in Statistical Climatology, Meteorology and Oceanography (ASCMO), 2014-present
  • 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
  • Member, Explaining and Predicting Earth System Change (EPESC) Working Group 3, World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Lighthouse Activities, 2023-present
  • Member, International Detection and Attribution Group (IDAG), WCRP Climate and Ocean – Variability, Predictability, and Change (CLIVAR), 2010-present
  • Member, Steering Committee, International Meeting on Statistical Climatology (IMSC), 2013-present
  • Co-organizer, the 12th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology, June 24-28, 2013, Jeju, Korea

Recent Key Publications

  • Lee, M., S.-K. Min*, and D.-H. Cha, 2023: Convection-permitting simulations reveal expanded rainfall extremes of tropical cyclones affecting South Korea due to anthropogenic warming. npj Clim. Atmos. Sci., 6, 176.
  • Ham, Y.-G.*, J.-H. Kim, S.-K. Min*, D. Kim, T. Li, A. Timmermann, and M. F. Stuecker, 2023: ​Anthropogenic fingerprints in daily precipitation revealed by deep learning​. Nature, 622, 301–307​.​.
  • Kim, Y.-H., S.-K. Min*, N. P. Gillett, D. Notz, and E. Malinina, 2023: ​Observationally-constrained projections of an ice-free Arctic even under a low emission scenario. Nat. Commun., 14, 3139.
  • Min, S.-K., S.-Y. Jo, M.-G. Seong, Y.-H. Kim, S.-W. Son, Y.-H. Byun, F. C. Lott, and P. A. Stott, 2022: Human contribution to the 2020 summer successive hot-wet extremes in South Korea. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 103, S90-97,
  • Min, S.-K., M.-G. Seong, D.-H. Cha, M. Lee, F. C. Lott, A. Ciavarella, P. A. Stott, M.-K. Kim, K.-O. Boo, and Y.-H. Byun, 2021: Has global warming contributed to the largest number of typhoons affecting Korea in September 2019? Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 102, S51-S57,
  • 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)