Difei Deng

ARC DECRA Fellow and Lecturer
Research Fellow

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I joined UNSW Canberra since 2016 as a postdoctoral researcher working on tropical cyclones and extreme weather. Right now, I am an ARC DECRA Fellow and Lecturer in School of Science at UNSW Canberra

Journal articles
Deng D; Ritchie EA, 2020, 'Rainfall mechanisms for one of the wettest tropical cyclones on record in Australia-oswald (2013)', Monthly Weather Review, vol. 148, pp. 2503 - 2525, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-19-0168.1
Deng D; Ritchie EA, 2019, 'An Unusual Extreme Rainfall Event in Canberra Australia on February 2018', Journal of Geophysical Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019jd030420
Hu L; Sun Z; Deng D; Roff G, 2019, 'Evaluation of Summer Monsoon Clouds over the Tibetan Plateau Simulated in the ACCESS Model Using Satellite Products', Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, vol. 36, pp. 326 - 338, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00376-018-7301-9
Deng D; Ritchie EA, 2018, 'A Metric for Rainfall Asymmetry in Recurving Tropical Cyclones', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 45, pp. 6741 - 6749, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018GL078273
Deng D; Ritchie EA, 2018, 'Rainfall characteristics of recurving tropical cyclones over the Western North Pacific', Journal of Climate, vol. 31, pp. 575 - 592, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0415.1
Deng D; Davidson NE; Hu L; Tory KJ; Hankinson MCN; Gao S, 2017, 'Potential vorticity perspective of vortex structure changes of tropical cyclone bilis (2006) during a heavy rain event following landfall', Monthly Weather Review, vol. 145, pp. 1875 - 1895, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-16-0276.1
Hu L; Deng D; Xu X; Zhao P, 2017, 'The regional differences of Tibetan convective systems in boreal summer', Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, vol. 122, pp. 7289 - 7299, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017JD026681
Zheng F; Li J; Li Y; Zhao S; Deng D, 2016, 'Influence of the summer NAO on the spring-NAO-based predictability of the East Asian summer monsoon', Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, vol. 55, pp. 1459 - 1476, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0199.1
Hu L; Deng D; Gao S; Xu X, 2016, 'The seasonal variation of Tibetan Convective Systems: Satellite observation', Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 121, pp. 5512 - 5525, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015jd024390
Deng D; Gao S; Hu L; Du X; Wang J; Wang C, 2015, 'The impact of Guizhou topography on the distribution of freezing rain in early January 2011', Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, vol. 141, pp. 3252 - 3267, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/qj.2607
Wang C; Gao S; Liang L; Deng D; Gong H, 2014, 'Multi-scale characteristics of moisture transport during a rainstorm process in North China', Atmospheric Research, vol. 145-146, pp. 189 - 204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.04.008
Boyd JP; Deng D; Chen QS; Gao S, 2013, 'Applications of bivariate fourier series for solving the poisson equation in limited-area modeling of the atmosphere: Higher accuracy with a boundary buffer strip discarded and an improved order-raising Procedure', Monthly Weather Review, vol. 141, pp. 4154 - 4164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-13-00074.1
Gao ST; Zhou YS; Deng DF, 2013, 'The relocation term in acceleration potential and its application in analyzing the Tibetan Plateau vortex and typhoon', Acta Geophysica Sinica, vol. 56, pp. 374 - 382, http://dx.doi.org/10.6038/cjg20130202
Hu L; Li Y; Deng D, 2013, 'An investigation into the relationship between surface rain rate and rain depth over Southeast Asia', Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, vol. 30, pp. 142 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00376-012-2097-5
Deng D; Gao S; Du X; Wu W, 2012, 'A diagnostic study of freezing rain over Guizhou, China, in January 2011', Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, vol. 138, pp. 1233 - 1244, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/qj.981
GAO S-T; DENG D-F; Zhou Y-S, 2011, 'The Effect of the Divergence of Relocation Term in Acceleration and its Application to the Dynamic Identification of Vortex System', Chinese Journal of Geophysics, vol. 54, pp. 150 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cjg2.1596
Hu L; Li Y; Song Y; Deng D, 2011, 'Seasonal variability in tropical and subtropical convective and stratiform precipitation of the East Asian monsoon', SCIENCE CHINA Earth Sciences, vol. 54, pp. 1595 - 1603, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11430-011-4225-y
Gao ST; Deng DF; Zhou YS, 2011, 'The effect of the divergence of relocation term in acceleration and its application to the dynamic identification of vortex system', Acta Geophysica Sinica, vol. 54, pp. 875 - 885, http://dx.doi.org/10.3969/j.issn.0001-5733.2011.04.001
  • 2018-2020: High Quality Research Paper Award from UNSW of Australia
  • 2020: Australian Research Council - Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA)


Organisational units
lensSchool of Science