Karl Stein

Karl Stein
Assistant Research Fellow
  • PhD, Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
  • MSc, Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
  • B.A., Math and Philosophy, Claremont McKenna College, USA
Work Experience
  • Assistant Researcher (2017-present), IBS Center for Climate Physics, Pusan National University, Korea
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (2013-2016), Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA 
Fellowships, Awards, and Honors
  • National Merit Scholar
Research Interests
  • El Niño - Southern Oscillation dynamics
  • Orbital scale Southern Ocean dynamics
  • Coupled climate processes
  • Modes of climate variability
  • Nonlinear climate dynamics
  • Climate modeling
  1. Evaluation of a 1 MW, 250 kW-hr Battery Energy Storage System for Grid Services for the Island of Hawaii, K. Stein, M. Tun, K. Musser, R. Rocheleau, Energies, 11(12), doi: 10.3390/en11123367 (2018)
  2. Characterization of a fast battery energy storage system for primary frequency response, K. Stein, M. Tun, M. Matsuura, R. Rocheleau, Energies, 11(12), doi: 10.3390/en11123358 (2018)
  3. El Niño–Southern Oscillation complexityA Timmermann, S-I An, J-S Kug, F-F Jin, W Cai, A Capotondi, K Cobb, M Lengaigne, M J. McPhaden, M F. Stuecker, K Stein, A T. Wittenberg, K-S Yun, T Bayr, H-C Chen, Y Chikamoto, B Dewitte, D Dommenget, P Grothe, E Guilyardi, Y-G Ham, M Hayashi, S Ineson, D Kang, S Kim, WM Kim, J-Y Lee, T Li, J-J Luo, S McGregor, Y Planton, S Power, H Rashid, H-L Ren, A Santoso, K Takahashi, A Todd, G Wang, G Wang, R Xie, W-H Yang, S-W Yeh, J Yoon, E Zeller, X Zhang, Nature 559, 535-545, doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0252-6 (2018)
  4. Battery Energy Storage Systems Battery Durability and Reliability under Electric Utility Grid Operations: Analysis of 3 years of real usage, Matthieu Dubarry, Arnauld Devie, Karl Stein, Moe Tun, Marc Matsuura, and Richard Rocheleau, Journal of Power Systems, Volume 338, Pages 65-73, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.11.034
  5. ENSO Seasonal Synchronization TheoryKarl Stein, Axel Timmermann, Niklas Schneider, Fei-Fei Jin, Malte F. Stuecker, Journal of Climate, Volume 27, Issue 14, 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00525.1
  6. Changes in South Pacific rainfall bands in a warming climate, Matthew J. Widlansky, Axel Timmermann, Karl Stein, Shayne McGregor, Niklas Schneider, Matthew H. England, Matthieu Lengaigne and Wenju Cai, Nature Climate Change, Volume 3, Issue 4, 2013, doi:10.1038/nclimate1726
  7. Phase synchronization of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation with the annual cycleKarl Stein, Axel Timmermann, and Niklas Schneider, Physical Review Letters, Volume 107, Issue 12, 2011, https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.128501
  8. Seasonal synchronization of ENSO events in a linear stochastic model, Karl Stein, Niklas Schneider, Axel Timmermann, and Fei-Fei Jin, Journal of Climate, Volume 23, Issue 21, 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010JCLI3292.1