Lei Jiuhou(雷久侯)

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    Jiuhou Lei

    Professor of School of Earth and Space Sciences

    University of Science and Technology of China

    Tel: 0551-3600230

    Email: leijh@ustc.edu.cn

    Education and Research Experience

    Professor

    School of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China

     

    2011-now

    Research Associate

    Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department, University of Colorado

    2008- 2011

    Postgraduate Scientist

    High Altitude Observatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

    2007-2008

    Postdoc Fellow

    Advance Study Program, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

    2005-2007

    Ph.D.

    Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

    2000-2005

    B.S.

    Hunan Normal University, Hunan Province, China

    1996-2000

     

     

    AwardsandHonors

    Zeldovich Outstanding Young Scientist Medals from COSPAR           2010

    Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award of the Chinese Academy of Sciences     2006

    ExcellentDoctoral Dissertation Award byHubei Province            2006

    President Scholarship by the Chinese Academy of Sciences            2004

    Outstanding Young Scientist Award by the Chinese Space Sciences Society    2003

    Scholarships and Fellowship Grants by Chinese Academy of Sciences      2002-2005

    Excellent Graduate Prize by Hunan Province                2000

    Excellent Graduate Prize by Hunan Normal University             2000

    Research Interests

    · Thermospheric Neutral Density Implications and Satellite Drag

    ·   Ionosphere and Thermosphere Response to the Disturbance from the Sun and the Lower Atmosphere 

    · Magnetosphere-Ionosphere-Thermospheric Numerical Modeling

    · Simulation and Interpretation of ‘ Space Weather’ Phenomena

    · Ionosphere/thermosphere Data Retrieve, Data Assimilation and its Implications

     

     

     

     

    Selected Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

    Lei, J., J. P. Thayer, G. Lu, A. G. Burns, W. Wang, E. K. Sutton, and B. A. Emery (2011), Rapid Recovery of Thermosphere Density during the October 2003 Geomagnetic Storms, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2010JA016164.

    Lei, J., J. P. Thayer, A. G. Burns, G. Lu, and Y. Deng (2010),Wind and Temperature Effects on Thermosphere Mass Density Response to the November 2004 Geomagnetic Storm, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A05303, doi:10.1029/2009JA014754.

    Lei, J., J. P. Thayer, J. M. Forbes, E. K. Sutton, and R. S. Nerem (2008), Rotating Solar Coronal Holes and Periodic Modulation of the Upper Atmosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L10109, doi:10.1029/2008GL033875.

    Lei , J., W. Wang , A. G. Burns , S. C. Solomon , A. D. Richmond , M. Wiltberger , L. P. Goncharenko, A. Coster , and B. W. Reinisch (2008), Observations and simulations of the ionospheric and thermospheric response to the December 2006 geomagnetic storm: Initial phase, J. Geophys. Res., 113, A01314, 10.1029/2007JA012807.

    Lei, J. et al. (2007), Comparison of COSMIC ionospheric measurements with ground-based observations and model predictions: Preliminary results, J. Geophys. Res., 112, A07308, doi:10.1029/2006JA012240.