Xun Wang

Career progression

  • Since March 2018: research assistant and PhD student at the Chair of Climatology
  • 2015-2018: M.Sc. Meteorology at Free University of Berlin, title of thesis:“Evaluating the effectiveness of strategies to mitigate urban heat island and to improve human thermal comfort (a case study in Berlin using WRF/UCM)“
  • 2011-2015: B.Sc. Atmospheric Science at Nanjing University, China

Research field:

  • Project: CaTeNA-Climatic and Tectonic Natural Hazards in Central Asia Dynamical downscaling with WRF (weather research and forecast model) Spatio-temporal variability of climatic landslide-triggering factors in central Asia


  • Li, H., Wolter, M., Wang, X., & Sodoudi, S. (2017). Impact of land cover data on the simulation of urban heat island for Berlin using WRF coupled with bulk approach of Noah-LSM. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 1-15.
  • Li, H., Zhou, Y., Li, X., Meng, L., Wang, X., Wu, S., & Sodoudi, S. (2018). A new method to quantify surface urban heat island intensity. Science of The Total Environment, 624, 262-272.

Conference contributions:

  • Wang, X. & Sodoudi, S. (2017): Evaluating the effectiveness of cool roofs and green roofs as strategies to mitigate urban heat island (A case study of Berlin using WRF/UCM). Cities and climate conference, 19-21 September 2017, Potsdam, Germany.

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Xun Wang
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Postal address:

Fachgebiet Klimatologie
Institut für Ökologie
TU Berlin
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D-12165 Berlin