Ph.D. in GeoInformation Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2010
M.S. in Meteorology, Sun Yat-sen University, 2007
B.S. in Atmospheric Science, Sun Yat-sen University, 2005
Associate Professor, College of Atmospheric Science, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, 2014.6-present
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences, George Mason University, 2011.2-2014.5
Research Assistant, Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2007.9-2010.12
Research Assistant, Department of Atmospheric Science, Sun Yat-sen University, 2005.9-2007.7
Weather extremes and climate change
Application of remotely sensed data
Tropical cyclone intensification and intensity prediction
Water and energy cycles
Publications (*corresponding author):
Xia, D., H. Tan, L. Chen, W. Mo, Z. Yuan, and S. Gao*, 2014: Correction of UVS-AB-T UV radiometers using a radiative transfer model, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 31, 1098-1103.
Zhang, W., S. Gao*, B. Chen, and K. Cao, 2013: The application of decision tree to intensity change classification of tropical cyclones in western North Pacific, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 1883-1887, doi:10.1002/grl.50280.
Chiu, L. S., S. Gao, and C.-L. Shie, 2013: Satellite-based oceanic surface turbulent fluxes, in Satellite-based Applications on Climate Change, J. Qu, A. Powell and M. Sivakumar (Eds.), Springer.
Chiu, L. S., S. Gao, and D.-B. Shin, 2013: Climate-scale oceanic rainfall from microwave radiometry, in Satellite-based Applications on Climate Change, J. Qu, A. Powell and M. Sivakumar (Eds.), Springer.
Gao, S., L. S. Chiu, and C.-L. Shie, 2013: Trends and variations of ocean surface latent heat flux: Results from GSSTF2c data set, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 380-385, doi:10.1029/2012GL054620.
Gao, S., and L. S. Chiu, 2012: Development of statistical typhoon intensity prediction: Application to satellite observed surface evaporation and rain rate (STIPER), Wea. Forecasting, 27, 240-250.
Shie, C.-L., K. Hilburn, L. S. Chiu, R. Adler, I-I Lin, E. Nelkin, J. Ardizzone, and S. Gao, 2012: Goddard Satellite-Based Surface Turbulent Fluxes, Daily Grid, version 3, Edited by Andrey Savtchenko, Greenbelt, MD, USA: Goddard Earth Science Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC), doi:10.5067/MEASURES/GSSTF/DATA301.
Gao, S., M. Jian and Y. Qiao, 2012: Relationship between the 30 to 60 day oscillation of atmospheric heat source and the drought and flood events in June in the south of China, J. Trop. Meteorol., 18, 332-340.
Chiu, L. S., S. Gao, and C.-L. Shie, 2012: Oceanic evaporation: Trends and variabilities, in Remote Sensing - Applications, Boris Escalante-Ramirez (Ed.), InTech.
Gao, S., and L. S. Chiu, 2010: Surface latent heat flux and rainfall associated with rapidly intensifying tropical cyclones over the western North Pacific, Int. J. Remote Sens., 31, 4699-4710.