Ting Wu

(吴亭,呉亭,ウティン)

Associate Professor
Gifu University

Email: tingwu(at)gifu-u.ac.jp

Research Interest


Professional Experience


Educational Background


Selected Publications

  1. Wu, T., Wang, D., Huang, H., & Takagi, N. (2021). The Strongest Negative Lightning Strokes in Winter Thunderstorms in Japan. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL095525, doi:10.1029/2021GL095525. PDF link

  2. Wu, T., Wang, D., & Takagi, N. (2021). Compact Lightning Strokes in Winter Thunderstorms. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126, e2021JD034932, doi:10.1029/2021JD034932. PDF link

  3. Ting Wu, Daohong Wang, Nobuyuki Takagi (2020). Multiple‐stroke positive cloud‐to‐ground lightning observed by the FALMA in winter thunderstorms in Japan. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125, doi:10.1029/2020JD033039. PDF link

  4. Ting Wu, Daohong Wang, Nobuyuki Takagi (2020). Upward negative leaders in positive upward lightning in winter: propagation velocities, electric field change waveforms, and triggering mechanism. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125, doi:10.1029/2020JD032851. PDF link

  5. Ting Wu, Daohong Wang, Nobuyuki Takagi (2019). Velocities of positive leaders in intracloud and negative cloud‐to‐ground lightning flashes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124, 9983–9995, doi.org/10.1029/2019JD030783. PDF link

  6. Ting Wu, Daohong Wang, Nobuyuki Takagi (2019). Intracloud lightning flashes initiated at high altitudes and dominated by downward positive leaders. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124, 6982–6998, doi:10.1029/2018JD029907. PDF link

  7. Ting Wu, Daohong Wang, Nobuyuki Takagi (2018), Locating preliminary breakdown pulses in positive cloud‐to‐ground lightning, Journal of Geophysical Research, 123, 7989–7998, doi:10.1029/2018JD028716. PDF link

  8. Ting Wu, Daohong Wang, Nobuyuki Takagi (2018), Lightning Mapping with an Array of Fast Antennas, Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 3698-3705, doi:10.1002/2018GL077628. PDF link

  9. Ting Wu, Satoru Yoshida, Yasuhiro Akiyama, Michael Stock, Tomoo Ushio, Zen Kawasaki (2015), Preliminary breakdown of intracloud lightning: initiation altitude, propagation speed, pulse train characteristics and step length estimation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 9071-9086, doi:10.1002/2015JD023546. PDF link

  10. Ting Wu, Satoru Yoshida, Tomoo Ushio, Zen Kawasaki, Daohong Wang (2014), Lightning-initiator type of narrow bipolar events and their subsequent pulse trains. Journal of Geophysical Research, 119, 7425-7438, doi:10.1002/2014JD021842. PDF link

Conference Presentations

  1. December, 2019. Intracloud and negative cloud-to-ground lightning flashes not producing classic preliminary breakdown pulses. AGU Fall Meeting 2019, San Francisco, USA.

  2. December, 2019. The Fast Antenna Lightning Mapping Array (FALMA): Applications in lightning research. AGU Fall Meeting 2019, San Francisco, USA. (Invited)

  3. September, 2019. Three-dimensional lightning mapping using low-frequency radio waves. URSI-JRSM 2019, Chofu, Japan.

  4. January, 2019. Recent Observations with the Fast Antenna Lightning Mapping Array (FALMA). The 97th conference of Society of Atmospheric Electricity of Japan, Gifu, Japan.

  5. June, 2018. Development of Fast Antenna Lightning Mapping Array (FALMA) and preliminary results. The 16th International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity, Nara, Japan.

  6. January 7, 2018. Development of Fast Antenna Lightning Mapping Array (FALMA). The 96th conference of Society of Atmospheric Electricity of Japan. Tokyo, Japan.

  7. May, 2017. Observation of Corona Discharges from a Windmill and a Nearby Tower with LMA. Proceedings of 10th Asia Pacific International Conference on Lightning. Krabi, Thailand.

  8. January, 2017. Corona discharges from a windmill and a nearby tower observed by LMA. The 95th conference of Society of Atmospheric Electricity of Japan. Kobe, Japan.

  9. May, 2016. New 3-D Lightning Location Results of BOLT. 日本気象学会2016年春季大会, Tokyo, Japan.

  10. June, 2015. Development of LF lightning location network (BOLT) in Kinki region of Japan. 9th Asia-Pacific International Conference on Lightning, Nagoya, Japan.

  11. October, 2014. LF lightning location system (BOLT) in Osaka area and its applications. 32nd International Conference on Lightning Protection, Shanghai, China.

  12. August, 2014. Observations of narrow bipolar events initiating regular lightning flashes. 31st URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, Beijing, China. (Invited)

  13. August, 2014. Simulation of digital beam forming method on 2-D phased array weather radar. 31st URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, Beijing, China.

  14. June, 2014. Is narrow bipolar event a type of isolated lightning discharge? 2014 International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity. Norman, Oklahoma, USA.

  15. May, 2014. The most powerful lightning discharges in winter thunderstorms in Japan Sea coast. 2014 International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility. Hitotsubashi Hall, Tokyo, Japan.

  16. July, 2013. Large bipolar pulses produced by lightning discharges in winter. The 89th conference of Society of Atmospheric Electricity of Japan. Kumamoto, Japan.

  17. May, 2013. Observation of thunderstorms producing lightning narrow bipolar events with phased array radar. JpGU Meeting 2013. Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan.

  18. January, 2013. Location of lightning narrow bipolar events relative to thundercloud as revealed by phased array radar. The 88th conference of Society of Atmospheric Electricity of Japan. Kagurazaka, Tokyo, Japan.

  19. December, 2012. Discharge height of lightning narrow bipolar events and new observation with phased array radar. 2012 AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, USA. link

  20. May, 2012. Discharge height of lightning Narrow Bipolar Events and its relationship with thunderstorms. JpGU International Symposium 2012. Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan.

  21. January, 2012. Observation of Narrow Bipolar Events with VLF/LF lightning location network in China. The 86th conference of Society of Atmospheric Electricity of Japan. Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.

  22. February, 2011. Heights of Compact Intracloud Discharges and its relationship with thunderstorms. Annual Conference of Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences in 2010. Emeishan, China.

  23. November, 2010. 3D location of narrow bipolar events using ionospheric reflection pairs. The International Lightning Conference in China (LICC 2010). Changsha, China.

Awards

  1. June, 2015. Best Young Scientist Award. 9th Asia-Pacific International Conference on Lightning. Nagoya, Japan.

  2. August, 2014. Young Scientist Award. 31st URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium. Beijing, China.

  3. December, 2012. Outstanding Student Paper Award. 2012 AGU fall meeting. San Francisco, USA. link

  4. September, 2012. Student Presentation Award. Society of Atmospheric Electricity of Japan.

  5. July, 2011. Outstanding graduate student. Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences.

Invited peer review