Michael I. Mishchenko

Invited Review Talks and Lecture Courses

  • "Light scattering by non-spherical particles" (Invited Lecture), GAeF Summer School on "Light Scattering: Mie and More," Karsruhe, 3-4 July 2008
  • "Multiple Scattering by Densely Packed Discrete Random Media: Exact Results," Conference on "The Solar System Bodies: from Optics to Geology," Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, 25-29 May 2008
  • "Radiative Transfer: A new look of the old theory" (Plenary Lecture), "Fifth International Symposium on Radiative Transfer" and "Tenth Conference on Electromagnetic & Light Scattering", Bodrum, Turkey, 17-22 June 2007
  • "Glory: A NASA Satellite Mission to Sun and Planet Earth" (Invited Lecture), "14 th International Young Scientists' Conference on Astronomy and Space Physics," Kyiv, 23-28 April 2007
  • "Accurate and Precise Monitoring of Aerosols From Space: Introducing the NASA Glory Mission," Conference on "Visibility, Aerosols, and Atmospheric Optics," Vienna, 3-6 September 2006
  • "Glory Space Mission" (Invited Lecture), summer School on "Remote Sensing of the Earth and Other Solar System Bodies," Kyiv, 12-14 June 2006.
  • "Scattering and absorption: From Maxwell's equations to radiative transfer," Gordon Conference on "Radiation & Climate," Colby College, Waterville, ME, 24-29 July 2005
  • "Scale invariance rule in electromagnetic scattering," 8th Conference on "Electromagnetic and Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles," Salobreņa, Granada, Spain, 16-20 May 2005
  • "Polarimetric remote sensing of tropospheric aerosols from aircraft and satellites," International Conference on "Light, Dust, and Chemical Evolution," Gerace, Italy, 26-30 September 2004
  • "Microphysical Approach to Radiative Transfer," International Conference on "Astronomy in Ukraine - Past, Present and Future," Kyiv, Ukraine, 15-17 July 2004
  • "Microphysical Approach to Radiative Transfer," Workshop on "Light on Planetary Atmospheres, from the Solar System to Exoplanets," December 15 and 16, 2003, Astronomical Institute Anton Pannekoek, The University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • "Electromagnetic Waves, Stokes Parameters, and All That" (Lecture Course), NATO Advanced Study Institute on "Photopolarimetry in Remote Sensing," Yalta, Ukraine, 20 September-3 October 2003
  • "Aerosol Remote Sensing from Satellites" (Lecture Course), NATO Advanced Study Institute on "Photopolarimetry in Remote Sensing," Yalta, Ukraine, 20 September-3 October 2003
  • "Lidar Depolarization by Wavelength-Sized Nonspherical Cloud and Aerosol Particles," OSA Annual Meeting/LS-XVIII, 29 September - 3 October 2002, Orlando, Florida
  • "Applications of Radiative Transfer in Lidar and Remote Sensing" (Lecture Course), NATO Advanced Study Institute "Wave Scattering in Random Media: From Theory to Applications", June 10-22, 2002, Institut d'Etudes Scientifiques de Cargese, Corsica, France.
  • "Aerosols and Clouds," 6th International Conference on Electromagnetic and Light Scattering by Non-spherical Particles, 4-8 March 2002, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • "Exact Computations of Coherent Backscattering," NATO Advanced Research Workshop on the "Optics of Cosmic Dust," Bratislava, 16-19 November 2001
  • "Optical Properties of Aerosols and Clouds (UV to IR)" (Lecture Course), Summer School on "Interactions: Aerosols, Nuages, Rayonnement", 16-28 September 2001, La Londe les Maures, France.
  • "Shape and Structure" (Keynote Presentation), 6th International Congress on Optical Particle Characterization, 2-5 April 2001, Brighton, UK.
  • Memorial Address in Honor of Professor Hendrik C. van de Hulst, 5th International Conference on Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles, 28 August - 1 September 2000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • "Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles: Current Status and Challenging Issues," International Radiation Symposium IRS'2000, 24-29 July 2000, St. Petersburg.
  • "Two-Channel Satellite Retrievals of Aerosol Properties: An Overview," AGU 1999 Fall Meeting, December 13-17, 1999, San Francisco.
  • "Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles" (Lecture Course), School on "Exploring the Atmosphere by Remote Sensing Techniques," 18 October-6 November 1999, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.
  • "T-Matrix Method and its Applications," Conference on "Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles: Theory, Measurements, and Applications," September 29 - October 1, 1998, New York.
  • "Polarization and Depolarization of Light by Small Particles," Summer School on "Light Scattering from Microstructures," Laredo, Spain, September 1998.
  • "Solar Radiation and Nonspherical Particles in the Atmosphere," Gordon Conference on "Solar Radiation and Climate," June 14-19, 1998, Plymouth, New Hampshire.
  • "Improved T-Matrix Computations for Large Nonspherical Scatterers: Comparison with Geometric Optics and Kirchhoff Approximations and an Application to Cirrus Cloud Particles," Workshop on "Light Scattering by Non-Spherical Particles," June 9-11, 1997, Helsinki.
  • "Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles in the Atmosphere: An Overview," International Radiation Symposium IRS'96, 19-24 August, 1996, Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • "T -Matrix Computations of Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles," Workshop on "Light Scattering by Non-Spherical Particles," 2-3 May, 1995, Amsterdam.


For more information or reprints, contact:

Michael Mishchenko
NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
2880 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (212) 678-5590
Fax: (212) 678-5552
E-mail: crmim@giss.nasa.gov

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