Dr Kelvin Ng PhD

Kelvin Ng

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Contact details

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Kelvin Ng is an atmospheric scientist who focuses on meteorological and climatological extremes.


  • MSci in Physics with Theoretical Physics (Imperial College London)
  • PhD in Atmospheric Sciences (The University of Hong Kong)

Other activities

  • Member of the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS)
  • Member of the European Geosciences Union (EGU)


Recent publications


Ng, K, Leckebusch, G & Hodges, K 2022, 'A causality-guided statistical approach for modeling extreme Mei-yu rainfall based on known large-scale modes—a pilot study', Advances in Atmospheric Science, vol. 39, no. 11, pp. 1925-1940. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00376-022-1348-3

Mitchell, D, Stone, E, Andrews, O, Bamber, J, Bingham, R, Browse, J, Henry, M, MacLeod, D, Morten, J, Sauter, C, Smith, C, Thomas, J, Thomson, S, Wilson, J & the Bristol CMIP6 Data Hackathon Participants 2022, 'The Bristol CMIP6 data hackathon', Weather, vol. 77, no. 6, pp. 218-221. https://doi.org/10.1002/wea.4161

Grinsted, A, Bamber, J, Bingham, R, Buzzard, S, Nias, I, Ng, K & Weeks, J 2022, 'The transient sea level response to external forcing in CMIP6 models', Earth's Future, vol. 10, no. 10, e2022EF002696. https://doi.org/10.1029/2022EF002696

Ng, KS & Leckebusch, GC 2021, 'A new view on the risk of typhoon occurrence in the western North Pacific', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 663-682. https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-663-2021

Ng, K, Leckebusch, G, Ye, Q, Ying, W & Zhao, H 2021, 'On the use of ensemble predictions for parametric typhoon insurance', Climate, vol. 9, no. 12, 174. https://doi.org/10.3390/cli9120174

Ng, K, Lee, MH & Zong, Y 2020, 'A Parameter for Quantifying the Macroscale Asymmetry of Tropical Cyclone Cloud Clusters', Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, vol. 37, pp. 1603-1622.

Commissioned report

Acton, J, Anderson, P, Andres, L, Angus, M, Amor, P, Arrowsmith, J (ed.), Asmelash, H, Bartington, S (ed.), Bengtsson, F, Bhullar, L, Bloss, W, Bonet, B, Börner, S, O Bonsu, N, Bryson, JR, Burns, V, Burrows, A, Calvert, C, Cassidy, N, Cavoski, A, Chadyiwa, M, Chapman, H, Chapman, L, Cockram, M, Degendardt, L, Dickinson, D, Ding, Y, Dobrzynski, D, Dolo, M, Dora, J, Ercolani, M, Ersoy, A, Farag, H, Ferranti, E, Fisher, R, Freer, M, Goldmann, N, Goode, CE, Greenham, S, Gulati, S, Hadfield-Hill, S, Harper, G, Hegerl, G, Hillmansen, S, Holmes, J, Huang, JJ, Huser, C, Jackson, R, Jaroszweski, D, Jefferson, I, Johnson, J, Kaewunruen, S, Kelly-Akinnuoye, F, Kettles, G, Kraftl, P, Krause, S, Leckebusch, GC, Lee, R, Lockwood, B (ed.), Lohse, J, Luna Diez, E, Lynch, I (ed.), MacKenzie, R, Maddison, D, Makepeace, J, Mann, V, Marino, R, Mavronicola, N, McDonald, M, McGowan, K (ed.), Metje, N, Ng, K, Nicol, J, O'Sullivan, C, Phalkey, N, Prestwood, E, Pyatt, N, Quinn, A, Radcliffe, J (ed.), Ravi, M, Reardon, L, Reeder, T, O’Regan, P, Remedios, L, Roberts, J, Rogers, C, Rungskunroch, P, van Schaik, W, Swan, J (ed.), Thomson, I, Toft, H (ed.), Tong, J, Botello Villagrana, F, Walton, A, Wason, C (ed.), Weir, C, Wood, R & Zhong, J 2021, Addressing the climate challenge. University of Birmingham. https://doi.org/10.25500/epapers.bham.00003451

Other contribution

Leckebusch, GC & Ng, KS 2020, Assessing Typhoon Risk Using Multi-model Ensemble Forecasts for Disaster Risk Reduction.. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-8531

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