Associate Professor Department of Earth and Space Sciences

Dr. Yang is currently an associated professor in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences of SUSTech. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from Peking University in 2005 and earned his PhD degree in space physics at Rice University in 2009. He worked as a Postdoc from 2009 to 2011 and then as a research scientist from 2011 to 2018 at Rice. In July 2018, he joined Southern University of Science and Technology. Dr. Yang has published more than 20 refereed journal papers in JGR-Space Physics and GRL. His research interest includes Earth and planetary magnetospheric physics and space weather.

Personal Profile

Dr. Yang is currently an associated professor in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences of SUSTech and also adjunct assistant professor of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from Peking University in 2005 and earned his PhD degree in space physics at Rice University in 2009. He worked as a Postdoc from 2009 to 2011 and then as a research scientist from 2011 to 2018 at Rice. In July 2018, he joined Southern University of Science and Technology. Dr. Yang has published more than 20 refereed journal papers in JGR-Space Physics and GRL. His research interest includes Earth and planetary magnetospheric physics and space weather.
 
Education background
2009  Ph.D., Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University, USA
2008  M.S., Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University, USA
2005  B.S., Dept. of Geophysics, Peking University, China
 
Work Experience
2018.7 – present   Associate Professor, Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences, SUSTech
2011.11-2018.7    Research Scientist, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University
2009.8-2011.10    Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University
 
Awards
2013         Editors' Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Journal of Geophysical Research- Space Physics
2010         NSF Geospace Environment Modeling (GEM) postdoctoral research award
2008-2009 The William & Elva Gordon Fellowship, Rice University
 
Professional Activities
2015-2019 NSF GEM Focus Group Leader

Research

Earth and planetary magnetospheric physics

Magnetosphere-Ionosphere coupling, aurora dynamics

Space weather


Publications Read More

Dr. Yang has published more than 20 refereed journal papers in JGR-Space Physics and GRL. His research interest includes Earth and planetary magnetospheric physics and space weather.

News More

  • ESS Assistant Professors won major geophysical Youth Science and Technology Awards

    2019-11-01
  • 2020 Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum

    2018-08-30

Lab members Read More

Join us

博士后招聘:

研究方向:

地球和行星磁层物理

招聘要求:

1、已获得或即将获得空间物理相关领域博士学位

2、有良好的数学物理基础,具有较好的英语读写能力;已发表高水平研究论文,具备较好计算机编程能力或磁层物理研究经验者优先。

岗位待遇:

1、岗位聘期两年(可延长1~2年),年薪约35-40万人民币,其中包括深圳市政府每年生活补助18万元(免税,限前两年);享受五险一金、住房补贴、过节费、餐补等福利待遇;条件优秀者可申请校长卓越奖励计划。

2、学校为每位博士后提供2.5万元的学术交流资助。

3、博士后出站后可申请深圳市的30万元出站科研资助;如果留深工作,符合条件者可获得深圳市高层次人才购房补贴160-200万元;如果成功申请到广东省特支计划再加50万个人补贴;

博士招生:

1)已获得或即将获得优秀本科或硕士学位;

2)具有相关专业背景,包括(但不限于):空间物理、空间科学与技术等。

3 )  招收南方科技大学与香港大学联合培养博士生。

Read More

Contact Us

Contact Address

Southern University of Science and Technology Shenzhen, Guangdong, China Room 411, Building 9, Innovation Park

Office Phone

0755-88018694

Email

yangj36@sustech.edu.cn

Copyright © 2018 All Rights Reserved.