Yu Meng


Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
Department of Compound Environmental Risks (CER)

Building 7.1, Room 414
Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany

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I work on compound events and their relevance for the renewable energy sectors. I started my PhD in Compound weather and climate events group under the supervision of Prof. Dr Jakob Zscheischler and Dr.rer.nat Emanuele Bevacqua.

Research interests

  • compound weather and climate events
  • climate-energy system
  • multivariate bias corrections
  • large ensemble simulations

Scientific career

since 2023

Doctoral researcher


M.Sc. in College of Water Sciences, BNU, China


B.Sc. in College of Water Resources and Architectural Engineering, NWAFU, China


  • Meng, Y., Hao, Z., Feng, S., Zhang, X. & Hao, F (2022). Increase in compound dry-warm and wet-warm events under global warming in CMIP6 models. Global and Planetary Change, 210, 103773. doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2022.103773
  • Meng, Y., Hao, Z., Feng, S., Guo, Q., & Zhang, Y. (2022). Multivariate bias corrections of CMIP6 model simulations of compound dry and hot events across China. Environmental Research Letters, 17(10), 104005. doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac8e86
  • Meng Y., Hao Z., Zhang Y., Zhang X., & Hao F. 2023. Projection of compound wind and precipitation extremes in China based on phase 6 of the coupled model intercomparison project models. International Journal of Climatology, 43: 1396–1406. doi.org/10.1002/joc.7922
  • Meng, Y., Hao, Z., Zhang, Y., Feng, S. (2023). The 2022-like compound dry and hot extreme in the Northern Hemisphere: extremeness, attribution, and projection. Atmospheric Research, 295, 107009. doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2023.107009
  • Hao Z., Hao F., Xia Y., Feng S., Sun C., Zhang X., Fu Y., Hao Y., Meng Y. (2022) Compound droughts and hot extremes: Characteristics, drivers, changes, and impacts. Earth-Science Reviews, 235(1):104241. doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2022.104241