JIANCHENG SHI

                            

         Mailing Address:
       Institute for Computational Earth System Science
       6808 Ellison Hall
       University of California,

       Santa Barbara, CA 93106

       Office Location: 6808 Ellison Hall
       Phone: 805-893-2309 (office)
                  805-685-7734(home)
       Fax:    805-893-2578
       Email: shi@icess.ucsb.edu

 

Research Interests
Hydrology, Remote sensing, GIS, Microwave modeling, Image processing techniques, Snow and soil parameters retrieval, Snow science, and Stereology.

Education
B.A - Jan., 1982 - University of Lanzhou, China. Degree in Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology.
M. A - June, 1987 - University of California, Santa Barbara. Degree in Geography.
P.h. D - Dec., 1991 - University of California, Santa Barbara. Degree in Geography.

Employment
July, 2003 - present: Research Scientist at Institute for Computational Earth System Science, University of California, Santa Barbara.
July, 1999 –June, 2003: Associate research Scientist at Institute for Computational Earth System Science, University of California, Santa Barbara.
March 1992 –June 1999: Assistant research Scientist at Institute for Computational Earth System Science, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Dec. 1991 - March 1992: Post-graduate research assistant at Institute for Computational Earth System Science, University of California, Santa Barbara.
1985 - 1991: Graduate student reassert assistant and teaching assistant at Institute for Computational Earth System Science and Geography Department, University of California, Santa Barbara.
1984-1985: Research assistant at Department of Water Resource, Lanzhou Institute of Dessert Research, Chinese Academy, Lanzhou, China.
1982-1984: Assistant engineer, Institute of Water Conservation and Hydroelectric Research, Chinese Academy, Beijing, China.

Professional Societies
(1) Senior Member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,
(2) member of International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society,
(3) member of American Geophysical Union, and
(4) Acadecian of The Electromagnetics Academy.

Honors
Adjunct Researcher Scientist at the Institute of Remote Sensing and Applications in Beijing, Chinese Academy since 1998.
Adjunct Professor at Nanjing University, China  since
1999.
Adjunct Professor at Beijing Normal University, China  since
1999.

Professional Activities
Manuscript reviews for

(1) IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,

(2) Remote Sensing of Environment,

(3) International Remote Sensing Journal,

(4) International Remote Sensing News Letter,

(5) Journal of Geophysical Research,

(6) Water Resource,

(7) Hydrological Processes,

(8) Journal of Glaciology, and

(9) Radio Science.


Proposal review for

(1) National Aeronautics and Space Administration,

(2) National Science Foundation,

(3). Austrian National Science Foundation.


Memberships:

Member of pre-mission study team of the Ocean Observer (organized by NASA, NOAA, and NAVY)
Working group member of NASA Soil Moisture
Working group member of NASA Cold Land Processes
Dissertation Opponent
: served as Ph.D dissertation defense opponent in Jan., 2001 at Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering Heilsinki University of Technology, Finland.


Invited Speaker
October, 1993, Department of Hydrology and Water Resource, University of Arizona.
Aug. 1997 - Pecking University in Beijing, Institute of Soil Research in Nanjing, Institute of Glaciology in Lanzhou, Institute of Remote Sensing and Applications in Beijing, Chinese Academy under the Technology Exchange Program organized by the United Nations.
October, 1997, the E. O. Hulbert Colloquium Series at the Naval Research Laboratory organized by the Universities Space Research Association.
Sept. 1998 - taught a short class in Peking University under the Technology Exchange Program organized by the United Nations.
1997 and 2000 - lectures at "Microwave Remote Sensing" in Department of Geography, UCSB.
July. 1999 - taught a short class in Nanjing University.
May. 2000 - taught a short class in Nanjing University.

Professional Meetings: session organizer or chair person for IGARSS, PIERS, and SPIE.
 


Grant Proposals
 

Competed Proposals

Remote Sensing of Snow Cover in the Himalaya and A’nyemaqquen Ranges, $21,013 July 1987-1988, California Space Institute, PI - Jeff Dozier, UCSB.

SIR-C Investigations of Snow Properties in Alpine Terrain, $951,068 July 1988 - April. 1999, NASA/JPL PI - Jeff Dozier, Co-PI - Jiancheng Shi, UCSB.

Validation of Snow Extent Products of MODIS and ASTER, $360,000 Oct. 1997 - 2001, NASA/EOS, PI - Jiancheng Shi, UCSB.
Evaluating Usage of SAR in Measuring Snow Properties.
$364,100 July 1999-2002, PI - Jiancheng Shi, Co-PI Jeff Dozier, UCSB.

ERS-2 Investigations of Snow Properties in Alpine Regions, ESA, PI - Jeff Dozier, Co-PI Jiancheng Shi, UCSB.

Estimation Snow Properties Using ENVISAT Measurements for Snow Melting Prediction Alpine Regions, 1999-2003, ESA, PI - Jiancheng Shi, UCSB.

Using ENVISAT'S ASAR Measurements for Soil Moisture Estimation and Its Application in Hydrological Modeling, 1999-2003, ESA, PI - Dr. Edwin T. Engman, NASA/GSFC, Co-PIs - Jiancheng Shi, UCSB and Guoqing Sun, NASA/GSFC.

Estimating Soil Moisture Changes Using Radarsat Data and its application in Hydrological Modeling, $150,241, 3/15/2001-3/14/2004 , PI – Jiancheng Shi, Co-PIs: Xu Liang, UC Berkeley, Thomas Jackson, USDA, Eric Wood, Princeton University. [Abstract]


Current Proposals

Multi-scale Convergence of Cold-land Process Representation in Land-surface Models, Microwave Remote Sensing, and Field Observation, $250,500, Feb. 15, 2002 – 2005, PI-Dr. Don Cline, Co-PIs Jiancheng Shi, UCSB, et al. [Abstract]

Estimation Snow Properties Using ALOS Measurements, 2002-2005, NASDA, PI - Jiancheng Shi, UCSB.

Using PALSAR Mapping Soil Moisture, 2002-2005, NASDA, PI - Dr. Thomas Jackson, USDA, Co-PIs - Jiancheng Shi, UCSB.

Development and Validation of PALSAR Algorithms for the Land Surface Hydrological Parameters in the Tibetan Plateau, 2002-2005, PI Prof. Toshio Koike, University of Tokyo, Co-PIs - Jiancheng Shi, UCSB, and Takeo Tadono, NASDA 

HYDROS, (The Hydrosphere Status Mission - NASA Earth System Science Pathfinder), It has been selected as an alternative mission and entered the risk reduction phase on July, 2002, $35,000 at UCSB,  12/14/2002-1/31/2004, PI Prof. Dara Entekhabi Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Co-PIs E. Njoku JPL/NASA, P. Houser GSFC/NASA, T. Jackson ARS/USDA, J. Kimball U. Montana, S. Running U. Montana, R. Koster GSFC/NASA, P. O’Neill GSFC/NASA, J. van Zyl JPL/NASA, K. McDonald JPL/NASA, E. Wood Princeton U., Jiancheng Shi, UCSB  [Abstract]

HYDROS, (The Hydrosphere Status Mission - NASA Earth System Science Pathfinder), It has been selected as an alternative mission and entered the risk reduction phase on July, 2002, $20,000 at UCSB,  6/1/2004-6/1/2005 , PI Prof. Dara Entekhabi Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Co-PIs E. Njoku JPL/NASA, P. Houser GSFC/NASA, T. Jackson ARS/USDA, J. Kimball U. Montana, S. Running U. Montana, R. Koster GSFC/NASA, P. O’Neill GSFC/NASA, J. van Zyl JPL/NASA, K. McDonald JPL/NASA, E. Wood Princeton U., Jiancheng Shi, UCSB  [Abstract]

 Muli-Resolution Snow Products for the Hydrologic Sciences, NASA, July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2008, $3,357,487, PI: Jeff Dozier, Co-PIs: J. Frew, T. Painter, and J. Shi  

 

Pending Proposals
SNOWSAT,
(Snow Properties Mission Proposal to ESA Earth Explorer Program, passed Step 1 evaluation), PI Prof. H. Rott U. of Innsbruck, Co-PIs: Jiancheng Shi UCSB, et al.

Publications


Thesis
Jiancheng Shi, M.A. Thesis, A study of snow hydrology and snow cover measurement from satellite MSS data in Pengqu, Department of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1987.
Jiancheng Shi, Ph.D Dissertation,
Radar polarimetric modeling and observations of snow-covered terrain”, Department of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1991.

 

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