Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

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Zhenguang Huang

Assistant Research Scientist

Office: 1432A Space Research Building
Phone: 734-763-6247
Email: zghuang@umich.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences and Scientific Computing, University of Michigan, 2014, Supervisors: Prof. Tamas I. Gombosi & Dr. Richard Frazin
  • M.S., Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, University of Michigan, 2010
  • B.S., Geophysics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2008

Specializations and Research Interests

  • 3-D global five- and six-moment multi-fluid simulations
  • 3-D global multi-ion MHD simulations
  • Coronal heating mechanisms

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • NASA Group Achievement Award (University of Michigan Rosetta Modeling Team), 2017
  • ESA Excellence Recognition for Rosetta Modeling, 2017

Publications

  1. Z. Huang, G. Tóth, T. Gombosi, X. Jia, M. R. Combi, K. C. Hansen, N. Fougere, Y. Shou, V. Tenishev, K. Altwegg, M. Rubin, Hall Effect in the coma of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, accepted, 2018
  2. Y. Shou, M. Combi, G. Tóth, V. Tenishev, N. Fougere, X. Jia, M. Rubin, Z. Huang, K. Hansen, T. Gombosi, A new 3D multi-fluid dust model: a study of the effects of activity and nucleus rotation on dust grain behavior at comet3 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astrophysical Journal, 850, 72, 2017
  3. C. Dong, Z. Huang, M. Lingam, G. Tóth, T. Gombosi, A. Bhattacharjee, The Dehydration of Water Worlds via Atmospheric Losses, Astrophysical Journal Letter, 847, L4, 2017
  4. Z. Huang, G. Tóth, T. Gombosi, A. Bieler, M. Combi, K. Hansen, X. Jia, N. Fougere, Y. Shou, T. E. Cravens, V. Tenishev, K. Altwegg, M. Rubin, A possible mechanism for the formation of magnetic field dropouts in the coma of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S468, 2016
  5. Y. Shou, M. Combi, G. Tóth, V. Tenishev, N. Fougere, X. Jia, M. Rubin, Z. Huang, K. Hansen, T. Gombosi, A. Bieler, A new 3D multi-fluid model: a study of kinetic effects and variations of physical conditions in the cometary coma, Astrophysical Journal, 833, 160, 2016
  6. K. C. Hansen, K. Altwegg, J.-J. Berthelier, A. Bieler, N. Biver, D. Bockelée-Morvan, U. Calmonte, F. Capaccioni, M. R. Combi, J. De Keyser, B. Fiethe, N. Fougere, S. A. Fuselier, S. Gasc,  T. I. Gombosi, Z. Huang, L. Le Roy, S. Lee, H. Nilsson, M. Rubin, Y. Shou, C. Snodgrass, V. Tenishev, G. Toth, C.-Y. Tzou, C. Simon Wedlund, the ROSINA team, Evolution of water production of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: An empirical model and a multi-instrument study, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S491, 2016
  7. N. Fougere, K. Altwegg, J.-J. Berthelier, A. Bieler, D. Bockelee-Morvan, U. Calmonte, F. Capaccioni, M. R. Combi, J. De Keyser, V. Debout, S. Erard, B. Fiethe, G. Filacchione, U. Fink, S. A. Fuselier, T. I. Gombosi, K. C. Hansen, M. Hassig, Z. Huang, L. Le Roy, C. Leyrat, A. Migliorini, G. Piccioni, G. Rinaldi, M. Rubin, Y. Shou, V. Tenishev, G. Toth, C.-Y. Tzou, the VIRTIS and the ROSINA teams, Direct Simulation Monte-Carlo Modeling of the Major Species in the Coma of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S156, 2016
  8. Z. Huang, G. Tóth, T. Gombosi, X. Jia, M. Rubin, N. Fougere, V. Tenishev, M. Combi, A. Bieler, K. Hansen, Y. Shou, K. Altwegg, Four-fluid MHD Simulations of the Plasma and Neutral Gas Environment of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Near Perihelion, Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, 4247, 2016
  9. N. Fougere, K. Altwegg, J.-J. Berthelier, A. Bieler, D. Bockeleeeee-Morvan, U. Calmonte, F. Capaccioni, M. R. Combi, J. De Keyser, V. Debout, S. Erard, B. Fiethe, G. Filacchione, U. Fink, S. A. Fuselier, T. I. Gombosi, K. C. Hansen, M. Hassig, Z. Huang, L. Le Roy, C. Leyrat, A. Migliorini, G. Piccioni, G. Rinaldi, M. Rubin, Y. Shou, V. Tenishev, G. Toth, C.-Y. Tzou, the VIRTIS team, and the ROSINA team, 3D DSMC Modeling of the Coma of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Observed by the VIRTIS and ROSINA Instruments on board of the Rosetta Spacecraft, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 588, 134, 2016
  10. A. Bieler, K. Altwegg, H. Balsiger, J-J. Berthelier, U. Calmonte, M. Combi, J. De Keyser, B. Fiethe, N. Fougere, S. Fuselier, S. Gasc, T. Gombosi, K. Hansen, M. Hassig, Z. Huang, A. Jackel, X. Jia, L. Le Roy, U. A. Mal, H. Reme, M. Rubin, V. Tenishev, G. Toth, C.-Y. Tzou, P. Wurz, Comparison of 3D kinetic and hydrodynamic models to ROSINA-COPS measurements of the neutral Coma of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A7, 2015
  11. F. A. Nuevo, Z. Huang, R. Frazin, W. B. Manchester IV, M. Jin, A. M. Vásquez, Evolution of the Global Temperature Structure of the Solar Corona during the Minimum between Solar Cycles 23 and 24, Astrophysical Journal, 773, 9, 2013
  12. A. M. Vásquez, R. Frazin, Z. Huang, W. B. Manchester IV and P. Shearer, Proc. IAU Symposium 286 “Comparative Magnetic Minima: Characterizing Quiet Times in the Sun and Stars”, 286, 123, 2012
  13. F. A. Nuevo, A. M. Vásquez, R. A. Frazin, Z. Huang and W. B. Manchester IV, Proc. IAU Symposium 286 “Comparative Magnetic Minima: Characterizing Quiet Times in the Sun and Stars”, 286, 238, 2012
  14. Z. Huang, R. Frazin, W. B. Manchester IV, A. M. Vásquez, T. I. Gombosi, Newly Discovered Global Temperature Structures in the Quiet Sun at Solar Minimum, Astrophysical Journal, 755, 86, 2012
  15. A. M. Vásquez, Z. Huang, W. B. Manchester IV, R. Frazin, The WHI Corona from Differential Emission Measure Tomography, Solar Physics, 274, 259, 2011
  16. G. Tóth, B. van der Holst and Z. Huang, Obtaining Potential Field Solution with Spherical Harmonics and Finite Differences, Astrophysical Journal, 732, 2, 2011
Updated: 2018-03-21