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CURRICULUM VITAE

 PHAN VAN TAN

ADDRESS

  • VNU Hanoi University of Science
  • 334 Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Phone: +84 (04) 35583811
  • Fax: +84 (04) 38584945
  • E-mail: tanpv@vnu.edu.vn
  • Website: http://www.hmovnu.com/vn/u/tanpv

 

EDUCATION

  • PhD in Meteorology and Climatology: 1994
  • Bachelor  in Meteorology: 1981

 EXPERIENCES

  • Professor of Earth’s Sciences since 2010
  • Associate Professor of Earth’s Sciences 2002-2010
  • Head of Department of Meteorology 2000-2015
  • Lecturer in Meteorology and Climatology, VNU Hanoi University of Science, 1984 – 2002
  • Teaching Assistant, Hanoi University of Science, 1982 – 1984

TEACHING COURSES

  • Climatology and Climate of Vietnam
  • Climate Change and Variability
  • Theory of random processes and its applications in hydro-meteorology
  • Statistics in Meteorology and Climatology
  • Theory of Mathematical Probability and Statistics
  • The Fortran 90 programming language
  • Applying informatics in Meteorology

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Regional Climate Modelling
  • Climate Change and Variability
  • Seasonal Forecasting
  • Land-Atmosphere interactions
  • Vortex initialization and typhoon prediction
  • Soil moisture analysis in numerical models

PUBLICATIONS

Books:

  1. Phan Van Tan: Statistical Methods in Climatology. Vietnam National University, Hanoi Publisher, 2003, 208p. (In Vietnamese)
  2. Phan Van Tan: Fortran 90 Programming Language. Vietnam National University, Hanoi Publisher, 2007, 304p. (In Vietnamese)
  3. Kazakevich D. I.: Fundamentals of the Random Function Theory and their Use in Hydrometeorology. In Russian. Gidrometeoizdat, Leningrad 1971. Translated into Vietnamese by Phan Van Tan, Pham Van Huan and Nguyen Thanh Son. Vietnam National University, Hanoi Publisher, 2005, 292p.

Papers (After 2000):

  1. Cruz F. T., G. T. Narisma, J. B. Dado, P. Singhruck, F. Tangang, U. A. Linarka, T. Wati,h L. Juneng, T. Phan-Van, T. Ngo-Duc, J. Santisirisomboon, D. Gunawanh and E. Aldriang, 2017: Sensitivity of temperature to physical parameterization schemes of RegCM4 over the CORDEX-Southeast Asia region. Int. J. Climatol. DOI: 10.1002/joc.5151
  2. Ngo-Thanh, H., Ngo-Duc, T., Nguyen-Hong, H., Peter Baker, Tan Phan-Van, 2017: Theor Appl Climatol (2017). doi:10.1007/s00704-017-2178-6
  3. Thanh Ngo-Duc, Fredolin T. Tangang, Jerasorn Santisirisomboon, Faye Cruz, Long Trinh-Tuan, Thanh Nguyen-Xuan, Tan Phan-Van, Liew Juneng, Gemma Narisma, Patama Singhruck, Dodo Gunawan, Edvin Aldrian: Performance evaluation of Reg CM 4 in simulating Extreme Rainfall and Temperature Indices over the CORDEX-Southeast Asia Region. Int. J. Climatol. (wileyonlinelibrary.com) DOI: 10.1002/joc.4803
  4. Katzfey, J, K. Nguyen, J. Mc Gregor, P. Hoffmann, S. Ramasamy, H.V. Nguyen, V.K. Mai, V.T. Nguyen, B.K. Truong, V.T. Vu, H.T. Nguyen, V.T. Phan, Q.T. Nguyen, T. Ngo-Duc, T.L. Trinh, 2016: High-resolution projections for Vietnam – Methodology and evaluation of current climate simulations, APJAS, 52(2), 91-106
  5. van der Linden R, Andreas H. Fink, Tan Phan-Van and Long Trinh-Tuan, 2016: Synoptic-Dynamic Analysis of Early Dry-Season Rainfall Events in the Vietnamese Central Highlands. Mon. Wea. Rew., Vol. 144, 1509-1527
  6. Phan VT, Long TT, Hai BH, Kieu C, 2015: Seasonal forecasting of tropical cyclone activity in the coastal region of Vietnam using RegCM4.2. Clim Res 62:115-129
  7. Tan Phan Van, Hiep Van Nguyen, Long Trinh Tuan, Trung Nguyen Quang, Thanh Ngo-Duc, Patrick Laux, and Thanh Nguyen Xuan, 2014: Seasonal Prediction of Surface Air Temperature across Vietnam Using the Regional Climate Model Version 4.2 (RegCM4.2). Advances in Meteorology. Volume 2014, Article ID 245104, 13 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/245104
  8. Ngo-Duc T, Kieu C, Thatcher M, Nguyen-Le D, Phan-Van T2014: Climate projections for Vietnam based on regional climate models. Clim Res 60:199-213
  9. Phan V. T., Fink A. H., Ngo-Duc T., Trinh T. L., Pinto J. G., van der Linden R., Schubert D., 2014: Observed Climate Variations and Change in Vietnam. In: Meon G., Pätsch M., Phuoc N.V., Quan N.H. (eds.) (2014): EWATEC-COAST: Technologies for Environmental and Water Protection of Coastal Zones in Vietnam. Contributions to 4thInternational Conference for Environment and Natural Resources, ICENR 2014. Cuvillier, Göttingen, Germany. ISSN: 2363-7218. ISBN: 978-3-95404-852-6
  10. Fink A. H., Phan V. T., Pinto J. G., van der Linden R., Schubert D., Trinh T. L., and Ngo-Duc T., 2014: Climate change projections and selected impacts for Vietnam. In: Meon G., Pätsch M., Phuoc N.V., Quan N.H. (eds.) (2014): EWATEC-COAST: Technologies for Environmental and Water Protection of Coastal Zones in Vietnam. Contributions to 4thInternational Conference for Environment and Natural Resources, ICENR 2014. Cuvillier, Göttingen, Germany. ISSN: 2363-7218. ISBN: 978-3-95404-852-6
  11. Vu-Thanh H., T. Ngo-Duc, and T. Phan-Van2014: Evolution of meteorological drought characteristics in Vietnam during the 1961-2007 period. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Volume 118, Issue 3, pp 367-375
  12. Phan Van Tan, Ngo Duc Thanh, 2013: Climate Change in Vietnam: Some Research Results, Challenges and Opportunities for International Integration. Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Earth Sciences and Environment, Vol. 29, No 2, pp 42-55 (In Vietnamese)
  13. Patrick Laux, Van Tan Phan, Christof Lorenz, Tran Thuc, Lars Ribbe, Harald Kunstmann, 2013: Setting Up Regional Climate Simulations for Southeast Asia. High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering ’12, pp 391-406
  14. Phan Van Tan, Ngo Duc Thanh and Nguyen Van Hiep, 2013: A review of evidence of recent climate change in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Produced for the initiative for coffee & climatehttp://www.coffeeandclimate.org
  15. Nguyen Quang Trung, Phan Van Tan, Ngo Duc Thanh, 2012: Possibility of Seasonal Scale Simulation by RegCM3 with Different Convective Parameterization Schemes. Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vol. 28, No 3S, pp 161 -172 (In Vietnamese)
  16. Ngo Duc Thanh, Phan Van Tan, 2012: Non-parametric Test for Trend of Change of some climate variables during the period 1961-2007. Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vol. 28, No 3S, pp 129 -135 (In Vietnamese)
  17. Thanh NGO-DUC, Quang-Trung NGUYEN, Tuan-Long TRINH, Thanh-Hang VU, Van-Tan PHAN, Van-Cu PHAM, 2012: Near Future Climate Projections over the Red River Delta of Vietnam using the Regional Climate Model Version 3. Sains Malaysiana 41(11), pp 1325-1334
  18. Ngo Duc Thanh, Nguyen Quang Trung, Phan Van Tan, Ho Thi Minh Ha, 2011: Climate Change Projection for Middle of Central Vietnam by Dynamical Downscaling. Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vol. 27, No 3S, pp 70-79 (In Vietnamese)
  19. Ho T, Phan V, Le N, Nguyen Q, 2011: Extreme climatic events over Vietnam from ­observational data and RegCM3 projections. Clim Res 49:87-100
  20. Le Nhu Quan, Phan Van Tan, 2011: Projected changes of heavy rainfall indices over Vietnam using Regional Climate Model (RegCM3). Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vol. 27, No 1S, pp. 200-210 (In Vietnamese)
  21. Vu Thanh Hang, Ngo Thi Thanh Huong, Phan Van Tan, 2010: Some Characteristics of Typhoon Activity in Vietnam Coastal Regions during 1945-2007. Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vol. 26, No 3S, pp. 344-353. (In Vietnamese)
  22. Vu Thanh Hang, Pham Thi Le Hang, Phan Van Tan, 2010: Variability and Change in Cold and Damaging-Cold Events in Vietnam. Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vol. 26, No 3S, pp. 334-343. (In Vietnamese)
  23. Tran Anh Duc, Phan Van Tan, Ngo Duc Thanh, 2010: Building the gridded VNGP_1DEG rainfall data set for Vietnam. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 2 (590), pp. 42-48. (In Vietnamese)
  24. Bui Khanh Hoa, Ngo Duc Thanh, Phan Van Tan, 2009: Assessment of the different rainfall data sets for quantitative rainfall estimation using radar data in Vietnam. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 8 (584), pp. 31-41. (In Vietnamese)
  25. Bui Hoang Hai, Phan Van Tan, 2009: Development of a Tropical Cyclone Detection Scheme for the RegCM’s simulation of typhoon activities over North-West Pacific and South China Sea. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 8 (584), pp. 1-8. (In Vietnamese)
  26. Do Huy Duong, Phan Van Tan, Vo Van Hoa, 2009: Evaluation of ability of RegCM3 in the simulation of extreme climate events over Vietnam. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 8 (584), pp. 15-23. (In Vietnamese)
  27. Vu Thanh Hang, Chu Thi Thu Huong, Phan Van Tan, 2009: Trend of maximum daily rainfall in Vietnam during 1961-2007. Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vol. 25, No. 3S, 423-430 pp. (In Vietnamese)
  28. Ho Thi Minh Ha, Phan Van Tan, 2009: Magnitude and trend in extreme monthly temperature in Vietnam in period of 1961-2007. Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vol. 25, No. 3S, 412-422 pp. (In Vietnamese)
  29. Phan VT, Ngo-Duc T, Ho TMH, 2009: Seasonal and interannual variations of surface climate elements over Vietnam. Journal of Climate Research, Vol. 40, No 1, pp 49-60.
  30. Ho Thi Minh Ha, Phan Van Tan, 2009: Numerical simulations of the effect of Black Carbon Aerosol on Regional Climate in South-East Asia and Vietnam. Proceedings of International MAHASRI/HyARC workshop on Asian Monsoon, 5-8 Mar, Danang, Vietnam, pp. 185-197.
  31. Phan Van Tan, Nguyen Le Dzung, 2009: Combination of WRF-VAR and a vortex initialization scheme for typhoon track prediction over South China Sea. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 7(583), pp. 1-9. (In Vietnamese)
  32. Bui Minh Son, Phan Van Tan,  2009: Experiments of heavy rainfall prediction over South of Central Vietnam using MM5. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 4(580), pp. 9-18. (In Vietnamese)
  33. Phan Van Tan, Ho Thi Minh Ha, Luong Manh Thang, Tran Quang Duc, 2009: On the Implementation of the Regional Climate Model (RegCM3) for Seasonal Prediction of Surface Climate over Vietnam. Journal of Science, Natural Sciences and Technology, VietNam National University, Hanoi, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2009, pp 241-251. (In Vietnamese)
  34. Phan Van Tan, Ho Thi Minh Ha, 2008: An investigation of the sensitivity of the Regional Climate Model (RegCM3). Part I: Effects of Lateral Boundary Conditions on the Seasonal Climate Simulations over Vietnam and South East Asian Region. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 9(573), pp. 1-12. (In Vietnamese)
  35. Phan Van Tan, Ho Thi Minh Ha, 2008: An investigation of the sensitivity of the Regional Climate Model (RegCM3). Part II: Effects of Convective Parameterizations on the Seasonal Climate Simulations over Vietnam and South East Asian Region. Submitted to Journal of Hydrometeorology, Aug. 2008. (In Vietnamese)
  36. Phan Van Tan, Dinh Ba Duy, 2008: Effects of initial conditions of soil moisture and soil temperature on spin-up time of regional climate model. Submitted to Journal of Hydrometeorology, Oct. 2008. (In Vietnamese)
  37. Phan Van Tan, Bui Hoang Hai, 2008: Implementation of HRM_TC for typhoon movement prediction in Vietnam. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 2(566), pp. 1-10. (In Vietnamese)
  38. Bui Hoang Hai, Phan Van Tan, 2007: A new tropical cyclone initialization scheme for High resolution Regional Model (HRM). Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 3(5555), pp. 42-50. (In Vietnamese)
  39. Phan Van Tan, Du Duc Tien, 2006: Initialization of soil moisture for HRM model by SMA scheme. Journal of Science, VietNam National University, Hanoi, T.XXII, No 2B AP, pp. 158-172. (In Vietnamese)
  40. Phan Van Tan, Du Duc Tien, 2005: Effects of land surface heterogeneity on the simulated 2m-temperature and rainfall using RegCM over Indochina and Vietnam. Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi. T.XXI, No4, 57-68p. (In Vietnamese)
  41. Bui Hoang Hai, Phan Van Tan, Nguyen Minh Truong, 2005: Idealized study on the evolutions of Tropical Cyclones using WRF model. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 4(532), 11-21p. (In Vietnamese)
  42. Phan Van Tan, Bui Hoang Hai, 2004: An application of three-dimension vortex initialization scheme for typhoon track forecasting using MM5 model. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 10(526), 14-25p. (In Vietnamese)
  43. Phan Van Tan, Nguyen Huong Dien, Du Duc Tien, 2004: BATS (Bioshpere-Atmosphere Transfer Scheme) and its application for calculating the energy and water exchanged fluxes between land surface and atmosphere. Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, No1, 40-56p. (In Vietnamese)
  44. Phan Van Tan, Bui Hoang Hai, 2003: On the method of initialization of three dimensional vortex. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 11(515), 1-12p. (In Vietnamese)
  45. Phan Van Tan, Kieu Thi Xin, Nguyen Van Sang, Nguyen Van Hiep, 2002: On the vortex initialization in the barotropic model for forecasting of tropical cyclone tracks. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 1(493), 13-22p. (In Vietnamese)
  46. Phan Van Tan, Kieu Thi Xin, Nguyen Van Sang, 2002: WBAR - Barotropic model and its capabilities for the forecasting of typhoon tracks over Westnorth Pacific and South China Sea. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 6(498), pp. 27-33,50. (In Vietnamese)
  47. Phan Van Tan, 2002: On the tropical cyclone activity in the Northwest Pacific basin and South China sea in relationship with ENSO. Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, t.XVIII, No1, pp. 51-58. (In English)
  48. Phan Van Tan, Nguyen Minh Truong, 2003: On the relationship between ENSO and the periodic oscillations of rainfall series in middle of Vietnam. Journal of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, t. XIX, No2, 56-61p. (In Vietnamese)
  49. Bui Hoang Hai, Phan Van Tan, 2002: Investigation of influences of initialization on the motion of tropical cyclones over South China Sea. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 8(500), 17-25p. (In Vietnamese)
  50. Kieu Thi Xin, Le Cong Thanh, Phan Van Tan, 2002: Applying the High Resolution Regional Model for the Tropical Cyclone forecasting over Vietnam and South China Sea. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 7(499), 12-21p. (In Vietnamese)
  51. Kieu Thi Xin, Phan Van Tan, Le Cong Thanh, Do Le Thuy, Nguyen Van Sang, 2001: The implementation of the High Resolution Regional Model (HRM) to the weather forecasting over Southeast Asia and Vietnam regions. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, 8(488), 36-44p. (In Vietnamese)

OTHER INFORMATIONS

Leader of Projects:

  1. Evaluation of seasonal rainfall predictability by Regional Climate Model for Vietnam, Code 105.06-2014.44, Funded by NAFOSTED (2015-2017)
  2. Climate Change-Induced Water Disaster and Participatory Information System for Vulnerability Reduction in North Central Vietnam. DANIDA Project, code 11-P04-VIE (2012-2015)
  3. Facilitating Effective Climate Adaptation in Vietnam – Downscaled Climate Projections (A component of the project “High resolution downscaling for Vietnam”, in collaboration with CSIRO, Australia, and IMHEN, Vietnam, funded by AusAID) (2012-2013)
  4. Development of seasonal prediction system of extreme climate events for natural disaster prevention in Vietnam. National Project, code ĐT.NCCN-ĐHUD.2011-G/09 (2011-2014)
  5. Impacts of Global Climate Change on Extreme Climate Events over Vietnam, Predictability and Adaptation Stategies. National Project. Code KC.08.29/06-10 (2009-2010)
  6. Implementation of Regional Climate Model for seasonal simulation/prediction of surface climate fields for development planning and disaster prevention. Main Point Project of Vietnam National University, Hanoi. Code QGTD06.05 (2006-2008)
  7. A numerical study on the evolution and structure of a vortex and an application in the initialization for typhoon forecasting models over Northwest Pacific and South China Sea. National Scientific Project, code 705706 (2006-2008)
  8. Study on the roles of topography and surface conditions in a numerical model for climate simulation and climate prediction over Vietnam - Indochina regions. Special project of Vietnam National University, Hanoi. Code QG.04.13 (2004-2005)
  9. Investigation of effects of land-atmosphere interactions on climatological conditions in the middle of Vietnam. Special project of Vietnam National University, Hanoi. Code QG.02.16 (2002-2003)
  10. Study on the 3D vortex initialization and its application for prediction of Typhoons/Tropical cyclones over South China Sea - Vietnam. National Scientific Project. Code 733104 (2004-2005)
  11. Study on the vortex analysis schemes in the models of the TCs track forecasting over NW-Pacific and South China Sea. National Scientific Project. Code 734101 (2000-2003)
  12. Study on the temporal tendencies of time-series of some climate variables and their relationships with natural disasters over centeral part of Vietnam. National Scientific Project. Code 07-06-05 (1996-2000)

Member of Projects:

  1. Study on the prediction of the large scale heavy rainfall for flooding prevention in Vietnam using high technology. National Project. Code KHDL-02/2002 (2002-2005)
  2. Implementation of the Numerical Regional Model for prediction of Typhoon movement in Vietnam. National Project. Code DBB-02 (2000-2001)
  3. Study on the models of the economy-environment development at some major ecosystem regions. National Project. Code KT-02-13 (1991-1995)
  4. Study on methods for the fog forecasting in the major airports. National Project. Code 42A-05-02 (1986-1989)


  Faculty of Hydrology, Meteorology and Oceanography
Vietnam National University, Hanoi - VNU University of Science
334 Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam
Telephone: 84-4-38584943