(Exemplary publications are indicated by **; An advisee is in italic; Google Scholar; Please feel free to email me if you need pdfs of our publications.)


  1. **Liang, J.-H., J. Yuan, X. Wan, J. Liu, B. Liu, H. Jang, and M. Tyagi (2022), Exploring the use of machine learning to parameterize vertical mixing in the ocean surface boundary layer. Ocean Modell. [Python codes for training the machine learning model].
  2. **Liang, J.-H., X. Wan, K. A. Rose, P. P. Sullivan, and J. C. McWilliams (2018), Horizontal dispersion of buoyant materials in the ocean surface boundary layer. J. Phys. Oceanogr., doi:10.1175/JPO-D-18-0020.1.
  3. **LiangJ.-H., C. Deutsch, J. C. McWilliams, B. Baschek, P. P. Sullivan, and D. Chiba (2013), Parameterizing bubble-mediated air-sea gas exchange and its effect on ocean ventilationGlobal Biogeochem. Cycles, 27(3), 894-905.
  4. Yuan, J., J.-H. Liang, E. P. Chassignet, O. Zavala-Romero, X. Wan, and M. F. Cronin (2024), The K-profile parameterization augmented by Deep Neural Networks (KPP_DNN) in the General Ocean Turbulence Model (GOTM), J. Adv. Modell. Earth. Syst., revision submitted. [Codes]
  5. Chen, X., J.-H.Liang, G. Xu, and Q. Chen (2023) A study on the interaction between circular or elliptical cross-section submerged floating tunnels and elevation internal solitary wavesOcean Eng., doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2023.115291
  6. Feng, Y., B. Bethel, Y. Tian, J.-H. Liang and co-authors (2023) Marine heatwaves in the Gulf of Mexico: Long-term statistics, recent intensification, and threats on coral reefs. Adv. Clim. Change. Res., doi:10.1016/j.accre.2023.08.006.
  7. Xue, J., H. Shan, J.-H. Liang and C. Dong (2023) Assessment and projections of marine heatwaves in the Northwest Pacific based on CMIP6 ModelsRemote Sens., doi:10.3390/rs15122957.
  8. Jang, H. K., C. E. Ozdemir, J.-H. Liang, and M. Tyagi (2022) A three-dimensional visualization study of the oscillatory flow around a wall-mounted cylinder at Keulegan–Carpenter number, KC = 20. J. Flow Vis. Image Proc., doi:10.1615/JFlowVisImageProc.2022040633.
  9. Jang, H. K., C. E. Ozdemir, J.-H. Liang, and M. Tyagi (2023) Design configurations based on wall shear stress around an array of vertical wall-mounted cylinders in oscillatory flow using Bayesian optimization. under review.
  10. Shan, H., C. Dong, and J.-H. Liang (2022) Influence of sea surface wave-dependent roughness on summer precipitation over the Southeastern United StatesDeep-Sea Res. II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2022.105209.
  11. Liu, J., J. Yuan, and J.-H. Liang  (2022), An evaluation of vertical mixing parameterization of ocean boundary layer turbulence for cohesive sediments. submitted. Deep-Sea Res. II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2022.105168.
  12. Gao, X., C. Dong, and J. Liang (2022) Convective mixing induced by brine rejection and its parameterization using Large Eddy Simulation. Deep-Sea Res. II, doi.:10.1016/j.dsr2.2022.105179.
  13. Liang, J.-H., J. Liu, M. Benfield, D. Justic, D. Holstein, B. Liu, R. Hetland, D. Kobashi, C. Dong and W. Dong (2021), Including the effects of subsurface currents on buoyant particles in Lagrangian particle tracking models: Model development and its application to the study of riverborne plastics over the Louisiana/Texas shelf. Ocean Modell., doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2021.101879 [Updated LTRANS model reported in the paper]
  14. Yuan, J., and J.-H. Liang (2021), Wind- and wave-driven ocean surface boundary layer in a frontal zone: Roles of submesoscale eddies and Ekman-Stokes transport. J. Phys. Oceanogr., doi:10.1175/JPO-D-20-0270.1.
  15. Deutsch, C., H. Frenzel, J. C. McWilliams, L. Renault, F. Kessouri, E. Howard, J.-H. Liang, D. Bianchi, and S. Yang (2021) Biogeochemical variability in the California Current System. Prog. Oceanogr., 196, 102565.
  16. Jang, H. K., C. E. Ozdemir, J.-H. Liang, and M. Tyagi (2021) Oscillatory flow around a vertical wall-mounted cylinder: Dynamic mode decomposition. Phys. Fluids, doi:10.1063/5.0032644.
  17. Jang, H. K., C. E. Ozdemir, J.-H. Liang, and M. Tyagi (2021) Oscillatory flow around a vertical wall-mounted cylinder: Flow pattern details. Phys. Fluids, doi:10.1063/5.0032643.
  18. Liang, J.-H., E. A. D’Asaro, C. L. McNeil, Y. Fan, R. R. Harcourt, S. Emerson, B. Yang, and P. P. Sullivan (2020) Suppression of CO2 outgassing by gas bubbles under a hurricane. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2020GL09249.
  19. Abolfazli, E., J.-H. Liang, Y. Fan, Q. Chen, N. D. Walker, and J. Liu (2020) Surface gravity waves and their role in ocean-atmosphere coupling in the Gulf of Mexico. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, doi:10.1029/2018JC014820.
  20. Fan, Y., Z. Yu, I. Savelyev, P. Sullivan, J.-H. Liang, T. Haack, E. Terrill, T. de Paolo, and K. Shearman (2020), The effect of Langmuir turbulence under complex real oceanic and meteorological forcing. Ocean Modell., doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2020.101601.
  21. Liang, J.-H., (2020), Studying the role of gas bubbles on air-sea gas transfer using computer models, in Recent Advances in the Study of Oceanic Whitecaps, Twixt Wind and Waves, edited by P. Vlahos and E. Monahan, pp. 107-120, Springer. 
  22. Liu, J., J.-H. Liang, K. Xu, Q. Chen, and C. E. Ozdemir (2019), Modeling sediment flocculation in Langmuir turbulence. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, doi:10.1029/2019JC015197.
  23. Dai, H.-J., J. C. McWilliams and J.-H. Liang (2019), Wave-driven mesoscale currents in a marginal ice zone. Ocean Modell., doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2018.11.006.
  24. Gao, X., C. Dong, J. Liang, J. Yang, G. Li, D. Wang, and J. C. McWilliams (2019), Convective instability-induced mixing and its parameterization using large eddy simulation. Ocean Modell., doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2019.03.008.
  25. Liu, J., J.-H. Liang, J. C. McWilliams, P. P. Sullivan, Y. Fan, and Q. Chen (2018), Effect of planetary rotation on oceanic surface boundary layer turbulence. J. Phys. Oceanogr., doi:10.1175/JPO-D-17-0150.1.
  26. Cram, J. A., T. Weber, S. W. Leung, A. M. P. McDonnell, J.-H. Liang, and C. Deutsch (2018), The role of particle size, ballast, temperature, and oxygen in the sinking flux to the deep sea. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, doi:10.1029/2017GB005710.
  27. Fan, Y., E. Jarosz, Z. Yu, E. Rogers, T. Jensen, and J. -H. Liang (2018), Langmuir turbulence in horizontal salinity gradient, Ocean Modell., doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2018.07.010.
  28. Liang, J.-H., S. Emerson, E. A. D'Asaro, C. L. McNeil, R. R. Harcourt, P. P. Sullivan, B. Yang, and M. F. Cronin (2017), On the role of sea-state in bubble-mediated air-sea gas flux during a winter storm. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2016JC012408.
  29. Renault, L., C. Deutsch, J. C. McWilliams, H. Frenzel, J.-H. Liang, and F. Colas (2016), Partial decoupling of primary productivity from upwelling in the California Current System, Nature Geosci., 11, 5381-5398.
  30. Justic, D., S. M. Duke-Sylvester, J. M. Visser, Z. Xue, and J. Liang (2016), Coastal ecosystem modeling in the context of climate change: An overview with case studies, in Ecological Model Types, edited by S. E. Jørgensen, pp. 227-260, Elsevier.
  31. DeVries, T., J.-H. Liang, and C. Deutsch (2014), A mechanistic particle flux model applied to the oceanic phosphorus cycle, Biogeosciences, 11, 5381-5398.
  32. McWilliams, J. C., E. Huckle, J. Liang, and P. P. Sullivan (2014), Langmuir turbulence in swell, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 870-890.
  33. McWilliams, J. C., E. Huckle, J.-H. Liang, and P. P. Sullivan (2012), The wavy Ekman layer: Langmuir circulations, breaking waves, and Reynolds stress, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42, 1793-1816.
  34. Liang, J.-H., J. C. McWilliams, J. Kurian, F. Colas, P. Wang, and Y. Uchiyama (2012), Mesoscale variability in the northeastern tropical Pacific: Forcing mechanisms and eddy properties, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C07003, doi:10.1029/2012JC008008.
  35. Liang, J.-H., J. C. McWilliams, P. P. Sullivan, and B. Baschek (2012), Large Eddy Simulation of the bubbly ocean: New insights on subsurface bubble distribution and bubble-mediated gas transfer, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C04002, doi:10.1029/2011JC007766. (selected as an Editor's Highlight and an AGU Eos's Research Spotlight)
  36. Ghidaoui, M. S., M. Y. Lam, and J. H. Liang (2012), Onset and development of instabilities in shallow shear flows, in Environmental Fluid Mechanics, edited by W. Rodi and M. Uhlmann, pp. 51-71, Taylor and Francis Group, London, UK.
  37. Liang, J.-H., J. C. McWilliams, P. P. Sullivan, and B. Baschek (2011), Modeling bubbles and dissolved gases in the ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C03015, doi:10.1029/2010JC006579.
  38. Liang, J.-H., J. C. McWilliams, and N. Gruber (2009), The high-frequency response of the ocean to mountain gap winds in the northeastern tropical Pacific. J. Geophys. Res., 114, C12005, doi:10.1029/2009JC005370.
  39. Ghidaoui, M. S., and J. H. Liang (2008), Investigation of shallow mixing layers by BGK finite volume model. Int. J. Comput. Fluid Dyn., 22(7), 523-537.
  40. Liang, J. H., M. S. Ghidaoui, J. Q. Deng, and W. G. Gray (2007), A Boltzmann-based finite volume algorithm for surface water flows on cells of arbitary shapes. J. Hydrau. Res., 45, 147-164.
  41. Ghidaoui, M. S., J. H. Liang, F. C. Chan, and S. Q. Zhang (2006), BGK based finite volume scheme for hydraulic application. Int. J. Comput. Fluid Dyn., 20(6), 439-451.
  42. Ghidaoui, M. S., A. A. Kolyshkin, J. H. Liang, F. C. Chan, and K. Xu (2006), Linear and nonlinear analysis of shallow wakesJ. Fluid Mech., 548, 309-340.