The Catholic University of America

Dr. Hong Xie

Contact Information

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Mail code 612, Build 21, Room 162
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Email: hong.xie@ssedmail.gsfc.nasa.gov
Tel: (301) 286-7027

Education

B.A., Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University, June 1985
M.S., Space Physics, Peking University, June 1991
Ph.D., Space Physics, Auburn University, August 2001, GPA: 3.95/4.0
M.S., Computer Science & Software Engineering, Auburn University.

Experience

2003-Present, Postdoctoral Researcher and promoted to become a Researcher Scientist in 2005, Catholic University of America and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, Maryland.

1996 - 2002, Postdoctoral Researcher (2001-2002) and Research Assistant, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

1991 - 1996, Lecturer/Assistant Researcher, Peking University, Beijing, PRC

Publications

H. Xie and Z. Xiao, A comparison of different computation methods in ionosphere numerical simulation,
Proceedings of Symposium on Solar and Geophysics Disturbance, 1991.

H. Xie and Z. Xiao, Numerical simulation of Spread-F in Low and Mid-latitude, ACTA Geophysics Sinica, 36, 18, 1993.

H. Xie and Z. Xiao, Ionospheric plasma instabilities, Proceedings of International Symposium of Radio Wave Propagation, CIE, 8, 1993.

Z. Xiao and H. Xie Equatorial Spread-F initiated by acoustic-gravity waves, Journal of Space Science, 14, 184, 1994.

Z. Xiao and H. Xie, Chaotic behavior in plasma irregularities, Proceedings of Symposium on 7th Space Physics Annual Meeting, 9, 1994.

H. Xie, Liu Binsha, and Xiao Zuo, The Role of Neutral Wind in Spread-F of Low and Mid-latitudes, ACTA Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis, Vol. 32, No. 1, Jan, 1996

Y. Lin and H. Xie, Formation of reconnection layer at the dayside magnetopause, Geophys. Res. Let., 24, 24, 1997.

H. Xie and Y. Lin, Hybrid simulation of the dayside magnetopause boundary layer associated with Magnetic Reconnection, Proceeding of American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 1996.

H. Xie, Y. Lin, and J. D. Perez, Simulation of for the dayside reconnection layer and ion transport across
the Magnetosphere, Proceeding of American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 1997.

H. Xie and Y. Lin, Two-dimensional hybrid simulation of the dayside reconnection layer and associated transport, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 25,171, 2000.

H. Xie, L. Ofman, and G. Lawrence, Cone Model for Halo CMEs: Application to Space Weather Forecasting, J. Geophys. Res., Volume 109, Issue A3, 2004.

H. Xie, L. Ofman and A. Viñas, Multiple ions resonant heating and acceleration by Alfvén/cyclotron Fluctuations in the corona and the solar windSolar Wind, Multiple Ions Resonant Heating and Acceleration by Alfven/cyclotron Fluctuations in the Solar Wind, J. Geophys. Res., Volume 109, Issue A8, 2004.

H. Xie, N. Gopalswamy, P. K. Manoharan, S. Yashiro, A. Lara, and S. lepri, Successive CMEs and Long Lived Geomagnetic Storms, SHINE Workshop, Montana, 2004.

N. Gopalswamy, S. Yashiro, G. Michalek, H. Xie, R. P. Lepping, and R. A. Howard, Solar source of the largest geomagnetic storm of cycle 23, Geophys. Res. Let., 2004.

A. Lara, N. Gopalswamy, R. A. Caballero-Lopez, S. Yashiro, H. Xie and J. F. Valdes-Galicia, Coronal Mass Ejections and Galactic Cosmic Ray Modulation, APJ, 2005.

H. Xie, N. Gopalswamy, P. K. Manoharan, S. Yashiro, A. Lara, and S. lepri, CMEs and Long-Lived Geomagnetic Storms: A Case Study, Proceeding of IAU 226, pp 475-476, 2005.

H. Xie, N. Gopalswamy, and S. lepri, Fe Charge states in and outside Magnetic Clouds, SHINE Workshop, 2005.

A. Lara, N. Gopalswamy, H. Xie, and Gonzalez-Esparza, A., Sun-Earth Propagation Time of CMEs Originated at different Helio Longitudes, Proceeding of American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, 2005.

Xie, H.; Gopalswamy, N.; Ofman, L.; Michalek, G.; Lara, A.; Yashiro, S.Improved Empirical CME-driven shock Arrival Time Model Via Cone Model, Proceeding of American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, 2005.

N. Gopalswamy, H. Xie, S. Yashiro, and I. Usoskin, Coronal Mass Ejections and Ground Level Enhancements, 29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Pune (2005) , p101-104.

H. Xie, N. Gopalswamy, P. K. Manoharan, A. Lara, S. Yashiro, A. and S. lepri, Long Lived Geomagnetic Storms and Coronal Mass Ejections , J. Geophys. Res., submitted, 2005.