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Yulia V. Bogdanova


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Present Position

Research Fellow, Space Plasma Research Scientist, Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London

Education

  • 1978 - 1988 Primary and grammar school, St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1988 - 1996 Studies in physics and geophysics, B.Sc. and M.Sc. diplomas, St. Petersburg State University, Russia
  • 1996 - 1999 Ph.D. studies in magnetospheric physics, Ph.D. diploma, St. Petersburg State University, Russia

Details of Degrees

  • 1993 Bachelor of Science in Geophysics, thesis "The common properties of the magnetic  reconnection", St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1996 Master of Science, in Physics of Earth and Planets, thesis "The influence of dissipative  processes on the magnetic reconnection properties", St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

  • 1999 Candidate Sci. (Ph.D.), in Physics of Sun and Solar System, thesis "Auroral arcs dynamics as a manifestation of magnetic reconnection in the magnetotail", St. Petersburg  State University, Russia . PhD supervisor: Prof. V.S. Semenov, Referees: Profs. O.A. Troshichev and Y.A. Koputenko

Career history

  • 2009 - present PEACE Operations Research Fellow (part-time), Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London , UK
  • 2008 - 2009 Lecturer (fixed-term), Department of Physics, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2002 - 2008 Space Plasma Physics Research Fellow, Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London , UK
  • 2000 - 2002 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching b. Munich , Germany
  • 1999 - 2000 Assistant Professor, Physics Faculty, St. Petersburg State University , Russia
  • 1999 - 1999 Scientific Researcher, Dept. of Geophysics, Institute of Physics , St. Petersburg, Russia

Visiting appointments

  • July-August 1999 Space Research Institute, Graz, Austria. Research topic: Auroral arc  dynamics.
  • February 2000      Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland. Research topic: Discrete  arc dynamics on the different latitudes.
  • December 2006   Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Germany. Research topic: Heavy ion outflow from the ionsophere.
  • August 2007         Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Germany. Research topic: Heavy ion outflow from the ionsophere.

Summer schools

  • October 2001   Analysis techniques for space plasma data, La Londe-Les Maures, France
  • July 2002     Space weather: physics, impacts and predictions, Alpbach, Austria

Membership

  • Member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • Member of the European Geosciences Union  (EGU)
  • Associate of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)
  • Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, UK
  • Member of the Magnetosphere Ionosphere and Solar-Terrestrial (MIST) community, UK.
  • Member of the Cluster Ground-based working group.
  • Member of the CIS (2000-2002) and PEACE (2002- present) Cluster teams.
  • Member of the International Space Science Institute (Bern) working group ‘Comparative Cluster-Double Star measurements of the dayside magnetosphere’, 2004-2006.

Communication    

  • 46 (9 as a first author) refereed publication, 16 (7 as a first author) non-refereed publications.
  • 5 invited talks, 62 contributed talks as a first author, 106 conference presentations as a co-author.

Teaching experience

Student supervision

  • An Honours project, 2008-2009, La Trobe University, Australia
  • Four 3rd year essays, 2008-2009, LTU, Australia
  • Two M.Sc. projects, 2005-2007, UCL, London, UK
  • Two projects for summer students, 2006-2007, MSSL, UK
  • One B.Sc. project, 1999-2000, St. Petersburg State University, Russia

Lecture courses – La Trobe University, Australia

  • Statistical mechanics, 3rd year, 13h, 2008
  • Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 4th year, 26h, 2008, 2009
  • Electromagnetic theory, 2nd year, 13h, 2008
  • Space Science Instruments, 2nd year, 26h, 2008
  • Physics for Life Science,1st year, 19h, 2009
  • Thermal and Statistical Physics, 3rd year, 13h, 2009

Tutorials – La Trobe University, Australia

  • Physics for Physicists, 1st year, 1h/w, 2008
  • Physics for Life Science, 1st year, 2h/w, 2009
  • Electromagnetic theory, 2nd year, 1h/w, 2008
  • Statistical Physics, 3rd year, 1h/w, 2008, 2009

Laboratories – La Trobe University, Australia

  • Senior Physics Laboratories, 2nd year, 4h/w, 2008, 2009
  • Solar-Terrestrial Physics Laboratory, 4th year, 3h/w ,2009
  • Space Science Instruments, 2nd year, 3h/w, 2008

Laboratories – St.Petersburg University, Russia

  • Plasma Physics Laboratory, 1999-2000
  • Geological practice for fourth year students, 2000.

Computer skills

  • Platforms: Unix (Solaris), Linux, Windows
  • Scientific programming: Matlab, FORTRAN 77, IDL , Perl
  • Computer graphics: Origin, Grather, CorelDraw, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat
  • Word processors: TeX, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Different data analysis tools for Cluster

Grants and awards

  • Group achievement award from the ESA in recognition of contribution to the success of  Cluster’s exploration of Geospace, 2010
  • Personal grant, $11,720 AUD, under the Faculty block infrastructure Grant Scheme, School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, La Trobe University, 2008
  • Awarded Co-Investigator status of PEACE instruments onboard Cluster satellites, 2008
  • UK Graduate School Award for conference travel, 2007
  • Group achievement Awards from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in recognition of the outstanding contribution to the success of Cluster exploration of Geospace, 2005
  • Awards from the European Space Agency (ESA) in recognition of the outstanding contributions to Cluster's exploration of Geospase, 2005
  • UK Graduate School Award for conference travel, 2005
  • IAGA 2005 grant from IAGA organizing committee, 2005
  • Assistant Professor position, Physics Faculty, St. Petersburg State University, Russia, 1999-2000, as a winner of a competition between young St. Petersburg University scientists.
  • Personal grant as a winner of a competition for young scientists from the Government of the St. Petersburg for 1999/2000
  • Award from the Russian Academy of Science on Conference of Young Scientists ‘Geophysics-1999’
  • Personal grant from the Russian Federation President for 1998/1999
  • Personal Nansen Grant for 1998 from the Nansen International Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre
  • Personal grant as a winner of a competition for young PhD students from the Government of St. Petersburg for 1997/1998

 

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