Dr. Haoming Liang

RESEARCH SCIENTIST I, CSPAR

Biography

Dr. Haoming Liang's interests lie in the area of plasma physics, including magnetic reconnection, plasma turbulence, and wave-particle interaction. He specializes in numerical simulation of magnetic reconnection for space plasma.

Dr. Haoming Liang's Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • Ph.D., Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2017
  • M.S., Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2012
  • M.S., Physics, Peking University, 2011
  • B.S., Applied Physics, University of Science and Technology Beijing, 2007

Select Publications

  • Azimuthal variation of magnetopause reconnection at scales below an Earth radius, by Zou, Y., Walsh, B. M., Atz, E., Liang, H., Ma, Q., and Angelopoulos, V., Geophys. Res. Lett., 47, e2019GL086500 (2020)
  • Decomposition of plasma kinetic entropy into position and velocity space and the use of kinetic entropy in particle-in-cell simulations, by Liang, H., P. A. Cassak, S. Servidio, M. A. Shay, J. F. Drake, M. Swisdak, M. R. Argall, J. C. Dorelli, E. E. Scime, W. H. Matthaeus, V. Roytershteyn, and G. L. Delzanno, Physics of Plasmas, 26(8), p.082903, doi: 10.1063/1.5098888 (2019)
  • Structure and Dynamics of Three‐Dimensional Magnetotail Reconnection, by Walker, R. J., G. Lapenta, H. Liang, J. Berchem, M. El‐Alaoui, and M. L. Goldstein, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 123, 8241-8260, doi: 10.1029/2018JA025509 (2018)
  • Oxygen acceleration in magnetotail reconnection, by Liang, H., G. Lapenta, R. J. Walker, D. Schriver, M. El-Alaoui, and J. Berchem, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 122, 618–639, doi:10.1002/2016JA023060 (2017)
  • Oxygen impacts on dipolarization fronts and reconnection rate, by Liang, H., M. Ashour-Abdalla, G. Lapenta, and R. J. Walker, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, 1148–1166, doi:10.1002/2015JA021747 (2016)
  • Identifying the electron diffusion region in a realistic simulation of Earth's magnetotail, by Ashour-Abdalla, M., G. Lapenta, R. Walker, M. El-Alaoui, H. Liang, M. Zhou, J. Berchem, and M. L. Goldstein, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 6005–6011, doi:10.1002/2016GL069355 (2016)
  • Multiscale study of electron energization during unsteady reconnection events, by Ashour-Abdalla, M., G. Lapenta, R. J. Walker, M. El-Alaoui, and H. Liang, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 120, 4784–4799. doi: 10.1002/2014JA020316 (2015)
  • Contrasting electron acceleration processes during two substorms, Liang, H., M. Ashour-Abdalla, R. Richard, D. Schriver, M. El-Alaoui, and R. J. Walker, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 119, 5382–5400, doi:10.1002/2013JA019721 (2014)
  • Alfvénic fluctuations in an interplanetary coronal mass ejection observed near 1 AU, Liang H., C. Xiao, G. Zhou, Z. Pu, H. Wang and X. Wang, Plasma Science and Technology, 14(2), 102 (2012)