Kaiming Huang has been awarded the Sunanda and Santimay Basu Early Career Award in Sun-Earth Systems Science. The award recognizes an individual scientist from a developing nation for making outstanding contributions to research in Sun-Earth systems science that further the understanding of both plasma physical processes and their applications for the benefit of society. Huang’s thesis is entitled “Numerical studies on wave-wave and wave-mean flow interaction for gravity waves.” He is scheduled to present an invited talk in the Frontiers in Aeronomy session (SA12) during the 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, held 13–17 December in San Francisco, Calif. Huang will be formally presented with the award at the Space Physics and Aeronomy section dinner on 14 December 2010.
Kaiming Huang received his B.S. in physics from Hubei University in 1991, and an M.S. in radio physics from Wuhan University in 2004. He received a Ph.D. in space physics in 2007 under the supervision of Zhang Shaodong and Yi Fan at Wuhan University, Wuhan, China. His research interests include numerical modeling of atmospheric waves and circulation, observational data analysis on atmospheric dynamics, and lidar and radar techniques in atmospheric remote sensing.