Quanqi Shi will receive the 2017 Sunanda and Santimay Basu Early Career Award in Sun–Earth Systems Science. He will present a talk and will be formally presented with the award at the 2017 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, to be held 11–15 December in New Orleans, La. This award recognizes “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.”
Quanqi Shi received his B.S. in 2000 and M.S. in space physics in 2003, from Peking University in China, under the supervision of Prof. Zuyin Pu. He obtained his Ph.D. in space physics from Peking University in 2010 under the supervision of Prof. Zuyin Pu and Prof. Qiugang Zong. He is currently working in Shandong University, Weihai, Shandong, China. His research interests include the study of solar wind interactions with magnetospheres.