Singapore Government
Mr YAN Hailin

Mr YAN Hailin

Senior Research Scientist
High Performance Computing Branch
Centre for Climate Research Singapore


Mr YAN Hailin

Hailin has a strong background in engineering physics and software engineering. Before joining CCRS, he had been working as a senior IT officer at the Bureau of Meteorology, Australia. He has participated in atmosphere-ocean coupled modeling system setup, ensemble weather prediction system design, and operational seasonal weather prediction post processing system using the Rose and Cylc workflow engine. He also has over 30 years of experience in IT and the earth science and environmental modeling community.


    • 1989–1992
    • Master of Engineering, Tsinghua University, China
    • 1985–1989
    • Bachelor of Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Working Experience

    • 2023-present
    • Senior Research Scientist, High Performance Computing Branch, Centre for Climate Research Singapore, MSS
    • 2016–2023
    • Senior IT Officer, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia
    • 2010–2016
    • Research Project Officer, CSIRO, Australia
    • 2009–2010
    • Programmer, eWater CRC, Australia
    • 2000–2008
    • Senior Research Engineer, Panasonic Singapore Laboratories, Singapore
    • 2000–2000
    • Programmer ,, Singapore
    • 1995–2000
    • Senior Software Engineer, Inventec Shanghai Corporation, China
    • 1992–1995
    • Software Engineer, Wuhan Software Center, China

Research Interests

  • Data assimilation
  • Atmosphere-ocean coupled modeling framework
  • Unified Model software environment
  • Rose & Cylc workflow engine development
  • Operational numerical weather prediction systems
  • Next generation modelling systems