Safi Ullah

Safi Ullah




Research Direction:

Climate change, Climate extremes, Socioeconomic exposure, Disaster risk reduction


1. 2011-2013: Master of Science in Disaster Management from the University of Peshawar, Pakistan.

2. 2017-2020: PhD in Climate System and Climate Change from Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, China.


2014-2017: Visiting Lecturer at Centre for Disaster Preparedness and Management, University of Peshawar, Pakistan.

2020-To date: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Published Papers:

1. Muhammad Tayyab, Jiang Zhang, Muhammad Hussain, Safi Ullah et al., 2021. GIS-based urban flood resilience assessment using urban flood resilience model: A case study of Peshawar City, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Remote Sensing,  13, 1–32.

2. Liuchen Shen, Yuqing Zhang, Safi Ullah, Nick Pepin et al., 2021. The changes in snow depth  under elevation-dependent warming over the Tibetan Plateau. Atmospheric  Science Letters, 22, 1–12.

3. Chunhui Lu, Jiang Jie, Ruidan Chen, Safi Ullah et al., 2021.  Anthropogenic Influence on 2019 May–June Extremely Low Precipitation in  Southwestern China. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 102,  S97–S102.

4. Waheed Ullah, Wang Guojie, Dan Lou, Safi Ullah et al., 2021.  Large-scale atmospheric circulation patterns associated with extreme  monsoon precipitation in Pakistan during 1981–2018. Atmospheric Research.  253, 1–14.

5. Muhammad Arshad, Xieyao Ma, Jun Yin, Waheed Ullah,  Gohar Ali, Safi Ullah et al.,  2021. Evaluation of GPM-IMERG and TRMM-3B42 precipitation products over  Pakistan. Atmospheric Research. 249, 1–16.

6. Safi Ullah, Qinglong You, Yuqing Zhang,  Asher Samuel Bhatti et al., 2020. Evaluation of CMIP5 models and projected  changes in temperatures over South Asia under global warming of 1.5°C, 2°C  and 3°C. Atmospheric Research. 246, 1–18.

7. Wenxin Xie, Botao Zhou, Qinglong You, Yuqing Zhang, Safi Ullah et al., 2020. Observed changes in heat waves with different severities in China during 1961–2015. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 141, 1529–1540.

8. Gohar Ali, Yansong Bao, Waheed Ullah, Safi Ullah et al., 2020. Spatiotemporal Trends of Aerosols over Urban Regions in Pakistan and Their Possible Links to Meteorological Parameters. Atmosphere (Basel). 11, 1–28.

9. Asher Samuel Bhatti, Wang Guojie, Waheed Ullah, Safi Ullah et al., 2020. Trend in Extreme Precipitation Indices Based on Long Term In Situ Precipitation Records over Pakistan. Water 12, 1–19.

10. Imran Khan, Tahir Waqas, Sami Ullah, Safi Ullah. 2020. Precipitation variability and its trend detection for monitoring of drought hazard in northern mountainous region of Pakistan. Arabian Journal Geosciences. 13, 1–18.

11. Safi Ullah, Qinglong You, Waheed Ullah, Daniel Fiffi Tawia Hagan et al., 2019. Daytime and nighttime heat wave characteristics based on multiple indices over the China–Pakistan economic corridor. Climate Dynamics. 53, 6329–6349.

12. Safi Ullah, Qinglong You, Amjad Ali, Waheed Ullah et al., 2019. Observed changes in maximum and minimum temperatures over China- Pakistan economic corridor during 1980–2016. Atmospheric Research. 216, 37–51.

13. Safi Ullah, Qinglong You, Waheed Ullah,  Amjad Ali et al., 2018. Observed Changes in Temperature Extremes over China-Pakistan Economic Corridor during 1980-2016. International Journal of Climatology. 39, 1457–1475.

14. Safi Ullah, Qinglong You, Waheed Ullah,  Amjad Ali, A. 2018. Observed changes in precipitation in China-Pakistan economic corridor during 1980–2016. Atmospheric Research. 210, 1–14.