The Team

SHEN, Xuhui

Affiliation: Institute for Crustal Dynamics, China Earthquake Administration
Role in the project: Co-PI, CSES satellite research
Current position: Professor
Former Position(s): Professor
Education:
Ph.D., Structural Geology, Institute of Geology, CEA, China. July 1996.
B. Sc., Engineering Geology, Hebei Geological college, China, July 1987.
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
Director of Space on Earth Observation Professional Committee, Seismological Society of China;
Secretary General of International Scientists Group of CSES;
Honors:
Chief scientist of CSES mission.

 

HULOT, Gauthier

Affiliation: Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP)
Role in the project: Team Leader, Co-PI, Satellite data validation and application research
Current position:
Deputy Director for Science and Space, IPGP
(with a Directeur de Recherche de 1ère Classe position within CNRS)
Former Position(s):
2005-2016 Head of IPGP’s Geomagnetism Group
2002-2012 Directeur de Recherche de 2ème classe, CNRS, IPGP, Paris
2003-2004 NRC Senior Research Associate, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD, USA,
1996-2008 Part-time Professor in Geophysics, Dept. of Physics, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France.
1996-2002 Chargé de Recherche de première classe , CNRS, IPGP, Paris.
1992-1996 Chargé de Recherche de deuxième classe, CNRS, IPGP, Paris.
1989-1992 Graduate Assistant, Earth Sciences, Université Denis Diderot, Paris 7.
1988-1989 Military Scientist at the ONERA (one year Military Service)
1984-1988 Physics Student at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris)
Education:
2001 Habilitation in Geophysics, Université Denis Diderot, Paris 7.
1992 Ph.D in Geophysics, Université Denis Diderot, Paris 7.
1987 M.Sc. in Quantum Physics, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6.
1987 Agrégation de Sciences Physiques
1986 B.Sc. in Physics, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6.
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
INTERMAGNET (International Real-time Magnetic Observatory Network), member of the executive council, 2014-present
IAGA (International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy) Chairman of Division I, 2011- 2015
SEDI (Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior, IUGG Commission), Chairman 2007-2011,
Bureau Central de Magnétisme Terrestre (BCMT), Member of the Scientific Council, 2009-present.
Honors:
2019 Elected corresponding member of the “Bureau des Longitudes” (http://www.bureau-des-longitudes.fr/, official nomination by order currently pending)
2017 Elected full member of the “Société Philomathique de Paris” (http://www.philomathique.org/)
2013 Editor’s Citation for Excellence in Refereeing, Journal of Geophysical Research–Solid Earth
2010, 2014, Prime d’Excellence Scientifique, CNRS
2003 National Research Council Award, USA.
1991 1990 Journal of Geomagnetism and Geoelectricity Award

 

ZHANG, Xuemin

Affiliation: Institute for Earthquake Forecasting, China Earthquake Administration
Role in the project: Co-PI, Data calibration and validation and Seismo-ionospheric research
Current position: Professor
Former Position(s): Professor
Education:
2009-2010, Visiting scholar, INFN of Perugia, Italy.
Ph.D. Earth Exploration and Information Technology, China University of Geosciences (Beijing), China, July 2005.
M. Sc. Solid Geophysics, University of Science and Technology of China, China, July 2001.
B. Sc. Geophysics, Yunnan University, China, July 1991.
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
Director of Commission for Seismo-Electromagnetics, Seismological Society of China;
Committee member of Geo-electromagnetic Committee, Chinese Geophysical Society;
Committee member of Space on Earth Observation Professional Committee, Seismological Society of China;
Member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU);
Associate Editor for 《Earthquake》in Chinese;
Editorial board member for 《Earthquake Science》;
Editorial board member for 《Acta Seismologica Sinica》in Chinese;
Editorial board member for 《North China Earthquake Sciences》in Chinese;
Honors:
Talent of China Earthquake Administration, 2018.
Excellent Graduate Advisor Award of China Earthquake Administration, 2018.
The 2nd rewards as the leader from Science and Technology Award for Earthquake Prevention and Reduction, China Earthquake Administration, 2017.
The 3rd rewards as the leader from Science and Technology Award for Earthquake Prevention and Reduction, China Earthquake Administration, 2015.

 

Xuemin Zhang

OLSEN, Nils

Affiliation: DTU Space – Technical University of Denmark
Role in the project: Satellite data calibration and validation
Current position: Professor
Former Position(s):
2013-2014 Visiting Professorship at School of Geosciences, Edinburgh university.
since 2013 Head of Department of Geomagnetism, DTU Space
since 2008 Professor of Geophysics, DTU Space.
since 2008 Honorary Professor of Geomagnetism, Copenhagen University.
1998 – 2008 Senior Scientist, DTU Space
1996 Visiting Scientist, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt/MD, USA.
1995 – 1998 Assistant Professor, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.
1993 – 1994 Researcher, Danish Meteorological Institute, Copenhagen.
1985 – 1993 Researcher, Geophysical Institute, Göttingen University.
Education:
1991 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in physics with Honors, Göttingen University.
1985 M.A. (Dipl.-Phys.) in physics, Göttingen University.
1982 B.A. (Vordiplom) in physics, Technical University Darmstadt.
1981 – 1991 Study of physics, geophysics and meteorology.
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
since 2016 Associate editor, Pure and Applied Geophysics, Springer, Heidelberg
since 2011 Member of the Advisory Board “German Geomagnetic Observatories”
since 2011 Member of the Evaluator Pool of “German Academic Exchange Service” (DAAD)
since 2009 Associate editor, International Journal of Geomathematics, Springer, Heidelberg.
since 2006 Danish National Delegate of the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA).
since 2004 Member of ESA Mission Advisory Group for Swarm.
1997 – 2001 Member of NASA Committee on Solid Earth and Natural Hazards Science.
1999 – 2003 Chairman, IAGA Working Group V-5 on Geomagnetic Variations.
since 1999 Member of IAGA working group V-MOD on Geomagnetic Field Modeling.
since 1995 Reviewer of proposals to National Science Foundation Earth Sciences Panel (USA).

 

STOLLE, Claudia

Affiliation: Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences Section 2.3 Geomagnetism Department 2 Geophysics Telegrafenberg 14473 Potsdam, Germany .
Role in the project: Satellite data validation and application research in plasma physics.
Current position:.
Head of Section 2.3 at Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences and Prof. of Geomagnetism at University of Potsdam, Germany.
Former Position(s): .
2012-2013 Senior Scientist at DTU Space, Denmark.
2010-2012 Scientist at DTU Space, Denmark .
2004-2010 Postdoc at the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Germany.
2003 Marie-Curie-fellow at Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory, University of Oulu, Finland .
2000-2004 Doctoral Fellow at University of Leipzig, Institute for Meteorology, Germany .
Education:.
Doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) of Meteorology, University of Leipzig, Germany.
M.A. (Diplôme d'études Approfondies (DEA)), University of Toulouse III Paul Sabatier, France.
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
Scientifc Advisory Board, Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Kühlungsborn, Germany Daedalus Mission Advisory Group, ESA
Swarm DISC Advisory Board
Scientific Advisory Council, Jicamarca Radio Observatory (Peru), NSF
European Geophysical Union

 

Xuemin Zhang

XIONG, Chao

Affiliation: GFZ - German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany
Role in the project: Ionosphere-thermosphere coupling and ionospheric plasma irregularities
Current position: Research Scientist
Former Position(s):
Postdoctoral researcher, German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ),
Potsdam, Germany, from Mach. 2015 to Feb. 2017.
Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, at German Research Centre for
Geosciences (GFZ), Potsdam, Germany, from Mach. 2013 to Feb. 2015
Postdoctoral researcher, German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), Potsdam, Germany, from Oct. 2012 to Feb. 2013
Education:
Ph.D. in Space Physics, Wuhan University, Wuhan, P. R. China, June 2012
M.S. in Space Physics, Wuhan University, Wuhan, P. R. China, June 2009
B.S. in Electronic Information Engineering., Wuhan, P. R. China, June 2007
Services in National and/or International Committees:
OSPP coordinator of EGU Solar-Terrestrial Sciences
Honors:
The ST Division Outstanding Early Career Scientists Award of EGU, Vienna, Austria, 2019
The Outstanding Paper Award for Young Scientists, 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Mysore, India, 2012.
Research Fellow of Alexander von Humboldt foundation, 2013
PhD scholarship from DAAD, 2009

 

Xuemin Zhang

POLLINGER, Andreas

Affiliation: Space Research Institute / Austrian Academy of Sciences
Role in the project:
System engineer of the Coupled Dark State Magnetometer (CDSM) for CSES-1
Developer the electronics/control systems of CDSM
Carried out all performance measurements with the CDSM flight model
Commissioning and inflight validation of CDSM within the status of a hardware developer
Current position:
2007–now: System engineer of the CDSM for the CSES-1 and CSES-2
2010–now: Lead of the control and read-out electronics development of CDSM for the Jupiter Icy Moon Explorer (JUICE) mission.
Education:
2008-2013: Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Graz University of Technology
Development and evaluation of a control unit for the CDSM
2001-2007: MSc, Electrical Engineering, Graz University of Technology

 

HEILIG, Balázs

Affiliation
Tihany Geophysical Observatory / Mining and Geological Survey of Hungary
Kossuth u. 91., H-8237 Tihany, Hungary /E-mail: heilig.balazs@mbfsz.gov.hu
Role in the project:
Cal/Val Activities; monitoring of EM environment and space weather
Current position:
2017- Senior research fellow
2017- Cooperation Associate at CERN, CLIC project, Stray magnetic field effects on accelerators
Former Position(s):
2012-2017 Senior research fellow at the Geological and Geophysical Institute of Hungary
1998-2012 Research fellow, Tihany Geophysical Observatory of the Eötvös L. Geoph. Inst.
1994-1998 Mathematics and Physics teacher, Budapest, Veszprém, Hungary
Education:
PhD in Geophysics, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary, 2014
MSc in Mathematics and Physics, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary, 1994
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
Member of the Hungarian National Committee of IUGG since 2008
Member of the URSI Commission H Advisory Committee since 2017
Honors:
Szilárd József Award 2001; Student Poster Awards (2002; 2003; 2003) at Annual Meetings of Young Hungarian Experts in Geosciences

 

PIERSANTI, Mirko

Affiliation: National Institute of Nuclear Physics, University of “Tor Vergata”, Rome (Italy)
Role in the project: Analysis, validation and calibration of the EFD data onboard CSES
Current position: Associate Researcher
Former Position(s): 2008-2017 Fellows Researcher at the University of L’Aquila (Italy)
Education: PHD in Physics at the University of L’Aquila (Itay)
Services in National and/or International Committees (laslt ones):
Italian supervisor of the calibration and validation of the Electric Field Detector onboard CSES satellite. Italian scientific coordinator of the CSES-Limadou Mission

 

DE SANTIS, Angelo

Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Rome, Italy
Role in the project: Identification of ionospheric anomalies possibly related to Earthquakes; Physical models of LAIC
Current position: INGV Director of Research; La Sapienza University, Contracted Professor of Applied Geophysics to Energy Resources; G. D’Annunzio Univ. Contracted Professor of Geophysics
Education: 1984: Doctor of Physics, La Sapienza University, Rome
2012: Habilitation as Full Professor of Geophysics
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
2016 – now: Member of ASI Committee on EO ESA satellite mission
2015 – now: President of Earth Magnetism and Rock Physics Division of EGU
Honors: Top Reviewer for Tectonophysics 2008

 

CONTI, Livio

Affiliation: UNINETTUNO University & INFN Sezione Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Role in the project: CSES data analysis of LAIC and stability of Van Allen belts
Current position: Researcher of Physics (permanent position).
Former Position(s): Adjunct professor at Roma Tre University and Tor Vergata University; post-doc fellowship at INGV, INFN and L’Aquila University.
Education: Ph.D. in Astronomy (2014), Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics of Elementary Particles (2000), Master degree in Physics (1995).
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
- Member of the ASI - Italian Space Agency working group “Study of High Energy Phenomena in the Atmosphere” (since 2018);
- Member of the CSES - International Scientific Committee (since 2017);
- Member of the “Limadou-Scienza” Team of the Italian Space Agency (ASI) for studying seismo-associated perturbations in near-Earth space (since 2005);
- Member of the international JEM-EUSO program for a based super-wide-field UV space telescope for detecting ultra-high energy cosmic rays (since 2013);
- Member of the mini-EUSO mission on the ISS (since 2013);
- Responsible of the “Uninettuno-Earth” research group (since 2012);
- Coordinator of the UBIVIS Laboratory (since 2012);
- co-Investigator of the ESPERIA equatorial satellite project for investigating the near-Earth electromagnetic environment (2001).
Honors: winner of the scholarship for Theoretical Physics from the Italian Institute of Nuclear Physics (1996).

 

ZHOU, Bin

Affiliation: NSSC – National Space Science Center, CAS
State Key Laboratory of Space Weather, Beijing, China
Role in the project: Magnetic field data calibration and validation
Current position: Researcher
Education:
Ph.D. in Instrument Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P. R. China, June 2007
B.Eng. in Instrument Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P. R. China, June 2002
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
Honors
Yinghuo-1 satellite data processing and inversion subsystem of scientific application system, director designer.
Fengyun-4 satellite magnetometer, designer.
CSES satellite High Precision Magnetometer, director designer.

 

LIN, Jian

Affiliation: Institute of Seismology, CEA
Role in the project: Data calibration of plasma payloads on CSES and ionospheric tomography
Current position: Associate professor
Former Position(s):
Education:
Ph.D. in Geodesy, Wuhan University, Wuhan, P. R. China, Nov, 2011
M.S. in Geodesy, Wuhan University, Wuhan, P. R. China, June 2006
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
Visit Scientist, COSMIC UCAR, USA, from Jan. 2102 to Oct. 2013

 

LE, Huijun

Affiliation: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Role in the project: Space weather research of the Ionosphere and its relation with solar and terrestrial events like solar flare, solar eclipse, solar storm, earthquake, tsunami, typhoon, and volcano.
Current position: Researcher on Space physics
Former Position(s):
Education:
2000.9–2004.6: Department of Physics, Wuhan University; Bachelor of Science
2004.9–2009.6: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; PhD. of Space Physics.
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
Member of Chinese Geophysics Union;
Member of International Space Weather Forecast Project
Honors:
Fuchengyi Young Scientist Scholar of Chinese Geophysics Union;
Winner of National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars;

 

ZHOU, Chen

Affiliation: Wuhan University
Role in the project: Theoretical modeling
Current position: Professor
Former Position(s):
Education:
PhD in Wuhan University
BSc in Wuhan University
Honors:
URSI Young Scientist Award

 

WU, Lixin

Affiliation: Central South University, China
Role in the project: LAI coupling analysis, Earthquake big data
Current position: Leading Professor
Former Position(s): Leading Professor
Education: Ph.D of Geomatics, China Uni. Mining & Tech. ,1997
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
1) Chair of ISPRS WG-III/8;
2) Former CoChair of IEEE GRSS UARS
3) Member of GEO IIB
Honors: Changjiang Scholar, Outstanding Youth Scientist of China

 

YANG, Yanyan

Affiliation: Institute of Crustal Dynamics, China Earthquake Administration
Role in the project: Validation of CSES magnetic field data
Current position: Assistant researcher
Former Position(s): No
Education:
2014.9-2015.3: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, visiting student, space physics.
2010.9-2015.7: National Space Science Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ph.D, space physics.
2006.9-2010.7: Yunnan Normal University, Bachelor, Physics.

 

WANG, Yalu

Affiliation:
Institute of Earthquake Forecasting, China Earthquake Administration
Role in the project: ELF/VLF wave analysis and propagation model
Current position: Assistant Researcher
Former Position(s): Ph.D Candidates
Education:
09/2007-07/2011 Bachelorˇs Degree, College of Geo-Exploration Science and Technology, Jilin University
09/2011-07/2017 Doctor of Philosophy, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, China Academy of Sciences
Services in National and/or International Committees (last ones):
No
Honors:
China National Scholarship (2009)
China National Scholarship (2010)

 

COÏSSON, Pierdavide

Affiliation: Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
Role in the project: Validation of Search Coil and EFD data, Investigations of whistlers for sounding the ionosphere, Investigation of ionospheric seismic waves
Current position: Associate Physicist IPGP
Former Position(s):
2013: Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, United States
2003-2008 Research consultant at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
Education:
2008-2012 PhD at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris. Thesis title: “Détection multi-instruments des perturbations ionosphériques générées par la propagation des tsunamis” (Multi-instrumental detection of ionospheric perturbations generated by tsunami propagation) under the direction of Philippe Lognonné and Giovanni Occhipinti.
2002 Laurea (masters) in Physics, University of Trieste, Italy.