Michael Mishchenko

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Senior Scientist
NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
2880 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

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Education

  • Ph.D. in Physics (with honors), Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, Kiev, 1987
  • MS in Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 1983

Research Interests

  • Electromagnetic scattering
  • Radiative transfer in planetary atmospheres and particulate surfaces
  • Terrestrial and planetary remote sensing
  • Cloud and aerosol physics
  • Direct and indirect aerosol forcing of climate

Editorial Activities

Other Professional Activities

  • Convener, 18th Conference on Electromagnetic & Light Scattering (Zhejiang University, Hangzhou city, Zhejiang province, China, 2019)
  • Convener, 17th Conference on Electromagnetic & Light Scattering (College Station, TX, March 2018)
  • Convener, 16th Conference on Electromagnetic & Light Scattering (College Park, MD, March 2017)
  • Convener, 15th Conference on Electromagnetic & Light Scattering: Celebrating 150 Years of Maxwell's Electromagnetics (Leipzig, Germany, June 2015)
  • Director of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Special Detection Technique (Polarimetry) and Remote Sensing (Kyiv, Ukraine, 12-25 September 2010)
  • Organizer of the 10th Conference on Electromagnetic & Light Scattering, 17-22 June 2007, Bodrum, Turkey
  • Organizer of the International Conference on Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles (New York, September 1998)
  • Member, AGU Fellows Committee, Atmospheric Sciences Section (2007-2012)

Projects

Professional Honors and Awards

  • François Arago Award in Polarimetric Remote Sensing (2019)
  • NASA Performance Award (2019)
  • NASA Performance Award (2018)
  • NASA Twenty Year Service Award (2017)
  • NASA Performance Award (2017)
  • NASA Performance Award (2016)
  • NASA Performance Award (2015)
  • NASA Performance Award (2014)
  • Hendrik C. van de Hulst Award from Elsevier (2013)
  • NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal (2012)
    NASA medal
  • NASA Fifteen Year Service Award (2012)
  • NASA GSFC Special Act Award (2011)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award (Glory Mission, 2011)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award (Earth Science Constellation Red Team, 2011)
  • National Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology (2010)
    Medal
  • Basic Sciences Book Award of the International Academy of Astronautics (2010)
  • NASA Quality Increase Award (2010)
  • NASA Special Act Award (2010)
  • JQSRT Milestone Paper Award from Elsevier (2010)
  • Asteroid 22686 (1998 QL53) named "Mishchenko" by the International Astronomical Union (2009)
  • Habilitation Doctoral Degree in Physics and Mathematics, The Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv (2008)
  • NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal (2008)
    NASA medal
  • NASA Quality Increase Award (2008)
  • NASA Ten Year Service Award (2007)
  • NASA Performance Award (2007)
  • NASA GSFC Special Act Award (2007)
  • Arthur S. Flemming Award, George Washington University (2006)
  • Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (since 2006)
  • NASA GSFC Special Act Award (2006)
  • Fellow of The Institute of Physics, UK (since 2004)
  • NASA GSFC Special Act Award (2004)
  • Fellow of the Optical Society of America (since 2003)
  • Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (since 2003) (NASA Press Release)
  • NASA Quality Increase Award (2003)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award (CRYSTAL-FACE Project, 2002)
  • NASA GISS Peer Award (2001)
  • NASA GSFC Special Act Award (2001)
  • NASA GSFC Job Performance Award (2000)
  • Henry G. Houghton Award of the American Meteorological Society (1999)
  • NASA GSFC Job Performance Award (1997)
  • N. P. Barabashov Award of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences (1993)

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