Assistant Professor Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Dr. Chen got his bachelor degree in surveying and mapping from Chang'an University (2010), master degree in geodesy from Wuhan University (2012), and PhD degree in geophysics from GFZ/ University of Potsdam (2016). From May 2016 to May 2018, he was a postdoc scholar at Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA. From May 2018 to Sep. 2019, he worked as an assistant research scientist at Caltech Seismological Laboratory.
German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ)/University of Potsdam Potsdam, Germany
Ph.D., Geophysics May, 2016
Wuhan University Wuhan, China
M.S., Geodesy June, 2012
Chang'an University Xi'an, China
B.Eng., Geodesy June, 2010
Assistant Professor, Ph.D. advisor Southern University of Science and Technology
Assistant Research Scientist California Institute of Technology
Postdoctoral Researcher NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Research Assistant German Research Center for Geosciences Potsdam
Visiting Scholar University of California, Berkeley
Research Assistant Wuhan University
Research Assistant Chang’an University
Precise GNSS Data Processing
GNSS and Strong Motion Data Integration
Joint Inversion of Earthquake Rupture
Tsunami/Earthquake Early Warning
Advances in Geophysics
Geoscience Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
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The Department of Earth and Space Sciences (ESS) at Southern University of Science and Technology was established in December 2016. Prof. Xiaofei Chen, a renowned seismologist and an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), is appointed as an initiatory departmental head.
The studies in ESS concern the physics of the Earth, geo-space and planets in outer space. Through building up a world-leading program of research and education in Earth and Space Sciences, we strive to conduct the research that would advance our understanding on the complex natural system of Earth and Space, in order to provide science-based solutions to many of the societal challenges of our time: natural hazards, natural energy resources, space exploration, etc. In the meantime, our department offers rigorous hands-on training to students and prepares them to be future leaders in academia, government and industry.
ESS encompasses a wide range of scientific disciplines: Geophysics, Space Physics, Satellite Geodesy and Planetary Science. By the end of October 2019, ESS has thirty-one faculty members, including six professors, four associate professors, eleven assistant professors, and ten research assistant professors, including one Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, three Distinguished Young Scholars of National Nature Science Fund, one Excellent Young Scientists of National Science Fund. elcome more talents to join us and work together to build a world-class research and education center for Earth and Space Sciences.