Yu-heng Tseng

Current Research

  • Improving the representation of coastal and estuarine processes in Community Earth System Model (CESM)
  • Atmosphere-Ocean interaction
  • Pacific ocean climate and decadal climate variability
  • Tropical and Extra-tropical teleconnection
  • Eddy-resolving global ocean modeling development, two-way nesting and global sea level budget


9/99-8/03, Stanford University, Stanford CA. Ph. D. in Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

9/97-6/99, Stanford University, Stanford CA. M.S. degree in Biomechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

9/91-6/95, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering. Honor with President Award.


Refereed Papers

Tseng*, Y. H., Shen, M.L., Jan, S., Dietrich, D.E. and Chiang, C.P. (2012), "Validation of the Kuroshio current system in the dual-domain Pacific Ocean model framework," Progress in Oceanography (in press).

Young, C.C., Tseng*, Y.H., Shen, M.L., Liang, Y.C., Chien, M.H. and Chien, C.H. (2012), "Development of the TaIwan Multi-scale Community Ocean Model (TIMCOM)," Environmental Modelling & Software (in press).

Tu*, C. Y., Tseng, Y. H., Chiu, T. S., Shen, M.-L. and C. H. Hsieh (2012), "Using coupled fish behavior-hydrodynamic model to investigate spawning migration of Japanese anchovy, Engraulis japonicas, from East China Sea to Taiwan," Fisheries Oceanography. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2419.2012.00619.x.z. [article]

Han*, Y. S., Zhang, H., Tseng, Y. H. and Shen, M.-L. (2012), "Larval Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) as sub-surface current bio-tracers on the East Asia continental shelf," Fisheries Oceanography. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2419.2012.00624.x.z. [article]

Tseng, Y.-H.*, Chien, S. H., Jin, J. and Miller, N. L. (2012), "Modeling air-land-sea interactions using the Integrated Regional Model System in Monterey Bay, California," Monthly Weather Review, 140, 1285-1306. [article]

Tzeng, W.-N., Tseng*, Y.-H., Han, Y.-S., Hsu, C.-C., Chang, C.-W., Di Lorenzo, E., Hsieh*, C.-H. (2012), "Evaluation of multi-scale climate effects on annual recruitment levels of the Japanese Eel, Anguilla japonica, to Taiwan", PLoS One, 7: e30805, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030805. [article]

Tay, W.-B., Tseng*, Y. H., Lin, L.-Y. and Tseng, W.-Y. (2011), "Toward patient-specific cardiovascular modeling system using the immersed boundary technique", Biomedical Engineering OnLine, 10:52 doi:10.1186/1475-925X-10-52. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H. and Chien, M.-H. (2011), "Parallel domain-decomposed Taiwan Multi-scale Community Ocean Model (PD-TIMCOM)", Computers & Fluids, 45, 77-83. [article]

Shen, M.-L., Tseng*, Y. H., and Jan, S. (2011), "The formation and dynamics of the cold-dome off northeastern Taiwan", Journal of Marine Systems, 86, 10-27. [article]

Jiang*, L., Yan, X.-H., Tseng, Y. H. and Breaker, L. (2011), "A numerical study on the role of wind forcing, bottom topography, and nonhydrostacy in coastal upwelling," Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 95, 99-109, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2011.08.019. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., Breaker, L. C., and Chang, T. Y. (2010), "Sea level variations in the regional seas around Taiwan," Journal of Oceanography, 66, 27-39. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., Jan, S., Dietrich, D. E., Lin, I.-I., Chang, Y. T. and Tang, T. Y. (2010), "Modeled oceanic response and sea surface cooling to typhoon Kai-Tak," Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 21, 85-98. [article]

Jan*, S., Tseng, Y. H., and Dietrich, D. E. (2010), "Sources of water in the Taiwan Strait," Journal of Oceanography, 66, 211-221. [article]

Hu, C. K., Chiu, C. T., Chen, S. H., Jan*, S. and Tseng, Y. H. (2010), "Numerical simulation of barotropic tides around Taiwan," Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 21, 71-84. [article]

Breaker*, L., Tseng, Y. H. and Wang, X. C. (2010), "On the natural oscillations of Monterey Bay: observations, modeling, and origins," Progress in Oceanography, 86, 380-395. [article]

Chen*, C.-T. A., S. Jan, T.-S. Huang, B.-J. Wang, and Y.-H. Tseng (2010), "Spring of no Kuroshio intrusion in the southern Taiwan Strait," Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean , 115, C08011, doi:10.1029/2009JC005804. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H. (2008), "High-order Essentially Local Extremum Diminishing schemes for environmental flows," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 58, 213-235. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H. and Ding, C.H.Q. (2008), "Efficient parallel I/O in Community Atmosphere Model (CAM)", International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, 22, 206-218. [article]

Dietrich, D. E, Tseng*, Y. H., Medina, R., Liste, M., Olabarriet, M., Piacsek, S. A., Bowman, M. J. and Mehra, A. (2008), "Accurate Mediterranean overflow water (MOW) simulation using a coupled multiple-grid Mediterranean Sea/North Atlantic Ocean model on a PC," Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean, 113, C07027, doi:10.1029/2006JC003914. [article]

Du*, T., Tseng, Y. H. and Yan, X. H. (2008), "The impacts of tidal currents and Kuroshio intrusion on the generation of nonlinear internal waves in Luzon Strait," Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean, 113, C08015. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., and Breaker, L. C. (2007), "Nonhydrostatic simulation of the regional circulation in the Monterey Bay area," Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean, 112, C12017, doi:10.1029/2007JC004093. [article]

Gao, T., Tseng, Y. H. and Lu*, X. Y. (2007), "An improved hybrid Cartesian/immersed boundary method for fluid-solid flows," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 55, 1189-1211. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., and Dietrich, D. E. (2006), "Entrainment and transport in the three-dimensional idealized gravity current simulation," Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 23, 1249-1269. [article]

Tseng, Y. H., Meneveau, C. and Parlange*, M. B. (2006), "Modeling flow around bluff bodies and predicting urban dispersion using large eddy simulation," Environmental Science & Technology, 40, 2653-2662. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., Dietrich, D. E. and Ferziger, J. H. (2005), "Regional circulation of the Monterey Bay region-hydrostatic versus non-hydrostatic modeling," Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean, 110, C09015,doi:10.1029/2003JC002153. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., and Ferziger, J. H. (2004), "Large-eddy simulation of turbulent wavy boundary flow - illustration of vortex dynamics," Journal of Turbulence, 5, 034. [article]

Dietrich*, D. E, Mehra, A, Haney, R. L., Bowman, M. J. and Y. H. Tseng (2004), "Dissipation effects in north Atlantic ocean modeling," Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L05302 10.1029/2003GL019015. [article]

Ferziger, J. H. and Tseng*, Y. H. (2004), "A coordinate system independent streamwise upwind method for fluid flow computation," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 45, 1235-1247. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H. and Ferziger, J. H. (2003), "A ghost-cell immersed boundary method for flow in complex geometry," Journal of Computational Physics, 192, 593-623. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H. and Ferziger, J. H. (2001), "Effects of coastal geometry and the formation of cyclonic/anti-cyclonic eddies on turbulent mixing in upwelling simulation," Journal of Turbulence, 2, 014. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H. and Ferziger, J. H. (2001), "Mixing and available potential energy in stratified flows," Physics of Fluids, 13, 281-1293. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., Durbin, P. and Tzeng, G. H. (2001), "Using a fuzzy piecewise regression analysis to predict the nonlinear series of turbulent flows with automatic change-point detection," Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, 67, 81-106. [article]