Jason Won

Research Consultant Climate Impacts Group

Jason’s professional mission is to work with research scientists to expand their capabilities in utilizing computer analysis with advancements in technology. He seeks to expand the utilization of big data cluster computing and parallel computing to improve the performance of current analysis strategies.

Areas of Expertise

High-Performance Computing Performance Analysis & Tuning Data Analysis & Visualizations


Jason Won is a programming research consultant for the UW Climate Impacts Group and works on developing software for climate modeling and data analysis. He received a B.S. in Computer Engineering and Biochemistry at the University of Washington. His focus has been enhancing the use of computers in various fields of disciplines by providing solutions that provide quality results faster and more efficiently. He works to apply his knowledge in improving and expanding CIG’s simulation and analysis toolsets.

Research Interests

  • Parallel computation
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Machine Learning


Select Current Projects

  • New projections of changing heavy precipitation for King County (Funder: King County)
  • Impacts of Climate Change on Flooding in King County Rivers (Funder: King County)
  • Chelan Streamflow
  • Wetlands in Columbia Plateau

Recent Publications

Mauger, G.S., K.A. Bumbaco, R.A. Norheim, J.S. Won, and N.A. Bond, 2016. Observed Climate and Hydrologic Trends for Seattle City Light. Report prepared for Seattle City Light. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle. http://doi.org/10.7915/CIG3ST7FF

Mauger, G.S., S.-Y. Lee, C. Bandaragoda, Y. Serra, J.S. Won, 2016. Refined Estimates of Climate Change Affected Hydrology in the Chehalis basin. Report prepared for Anchor QEA, LLC. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle. doi:10.7915/CIG53F4MH

Halabisky, M., S.Y. Lee, J. Won, S.A. Hall, and M. Rule, 2017. Can we conserve wetlands under a changing climate? Final Report to the Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative and the Northwest Climate Science Center.