Research Areas

Ionosphere modeling & data assimilation; Plasma bubbles/irregularities; GNSS/RO data retrieval & analysis 


2007.09-2012.07 Ph.D(Space Physics),Peking University

2009.09-2011.09 Joint-Ph.D(Space Physics),University of Michigan

2003.09-2007.07 B.S.(Electrical Engineering), Wuhan University


Work Experience

2012.08-2015.12: Assistant Research Scientist, National Space Science Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2016.01-Present: Associate Research Scientist, National Space Science Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences



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