Associate Professor Department of Earth and Space Sciences

Yufeng Lin obtained his Bachelor's degree from the Wuhan University in 2007, and his Master's degree from the Peking University in 2010. He then moved to the Institute of Geophyiscs at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, for his PhD, and completed in March 2015. Prior to joining the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at SUSTech in September 2019, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) at the University of Cambridge, UK.

Personal Profile

Yufeng Lin obtained his Bachelor's degree in Geophysics from Wuchan University in 2007, and his Master's degree from Peking University in 2010. He then moved to the Institute of Geophyiscs at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, for his PhD, and completed in March 2015. Prior to joining the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at SUSTech, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) at the University of Cambridge, UK. Dr Lin's research interests broadly lie in geophysical and astrophysical fluid dynamics, including dynamos, convection and tides in rotating stars and planets.
 
Education
2010.10-2015.02, Doctor of Science, ETH Zurich
2007.09-2010.07, Master in Geophysics,Peking University
2003.09-2007.07, Bachelor in Geophysics, Wuhan University
 
Career
2021.01-now, Associate Professor, SUSTech, Department of Earth and Space Sciences
2018.09-2020.12, Assistant Professor, SUSTech, Department of Earth and Space Sciences
2015.03-2018.08, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cambridge, DAMTP
 
Awards
2016, Swiss NSF Advanced Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship
2014, Swiss NSF Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship
2010, EGU Keith Runcorn Travel Award

Research

Earth and planetary magnetic fields

Dynamos and MHD

Tides in Exoplanetary systems


Teaching

Introduction to Earth and Space Sciences (2019 Fall, undergraduate course)

Advanced Geo-Electromagnetism (2019 Spring, graduate course)


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Research works have been published in Earth and Planetary Science Letter, Physics of Fluids, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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  • 2 Postdoctoral Positions in Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics at SUSTech, Shenzhen, China

    2021-04-27
  • Prof. Lin attended the Ceremony for Launching and Naming of Macao's First Scientific Project

    2019-11-01
  • Our recent work published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters

    2019-11-01

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2 Postdoctoral Positions in Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics at SUSTech, Shenzhen, China

 

Job description:

The Department of Earth and Space Sciences at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) invites applications for 2 postdoctoral positions in geophysical and astrophysical fluid dynamics associated with the research group of Prof. Yufeng LIN. The successful candidates are expected to work on one of following research topics: (1) numerical simulations of planetary dynamos, (2) tidal interactions in exoplanetary systems, (3) convection in rotating stars and planets, but they are encouraged to develop their own research projects.

The appointments can begin as early as possible and will be for 2 years initially, with the possibility of extensions. Postdoctoral researchers can be promoted to research assistant professors after 2 years based on performances.

 

Remuneration:

The starting annual salary of postdoctoral fellow at SUSTech will be 330,000 RMB (~50,000 USD), including subsidies of Guangdong province and Shenzhen city. Excellent candidates can apply for the SUSTech President postdoctoral fellowship with annual salary up to 500,000 RMB (~77,000 USD).

 

Requirements:

Applicants should have earned a PhD in geophysics, astronomy/astrophysics, fluid dynamics or a related field at the time of appointment. Candidates with good skills in computer programming and high performance computation are preferred. Applications are open and equal to candidates with any nationalities.

 

Application:

Applicants should submit a single PDF file that includes a statement of research achievements and research plans, a curriculum vitae with publication list and contact information of three referees. Applications should be sent to Prof. Yufeng LIN via email: linyf@sustech.edu.cn and will be considered till the posts are filled. Please do not hesitate to contact us at linyf@sustech.edu.cn for any inquiries.

 

 

 

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Contact Address

Room 302B, Innovation Park No. 9, Southern University of Science and Technology Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Office Phone

+86(0)755-88018832

Email

linyf@sustech.edu.cn

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