Associate Professor Xianzhe Jia

Xianzhe Jia

Associate Professor

Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Michigan


Contact

Email: xzjia@umich.edu

Phone:  (734) 764-7220

Office: 1433 Climate and Space Research Building

2455 Hayward St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2143

Current Students

  • Yash Sarkango
  • - CLaSP Ph.D. student working on global MHD simulations of Jupiter's magnetosphere

  • Hongyang Zhou
  • - CLaSP Ph.D. student working on developing global MHD-EPIC model and applying it to Ganymede's magnetosphere

  • Camilla Harris

    - CLaSP Ph.D. student working on modeling the plasma and magnetic environment of Jupiter's moon, Europa

  • Austin Glass
  • - CLaSP Ph.D. student working on combining MESSENGER observations with numerical modeling to understand plasma phenomena in Mercury's magnetosphere

  • Changkun Li
  • - CLaSP Ph.D. student working on modeling kinetic effects in Mercury's magnetosphere

  • Kyle Webster
  • - CLaSP M-ENG student

 

Former Students

  • Abigail Azari (2015 - 2020)

    - CLaSP Ph.D. student working on analyzing and modeling injection events observed in Saturn's magnetosphere

    - Now working as Postdoc at the Space Science Laboratory at UC Berkeley

  • GangKai Poh (2012 - 2017)
  • - CLaSP Ph.D. student with dissertation work on physical processes in Mercury's magnetosphere (Co-advised with Prof. James Slavin)

    - Now working as Postdoc at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

  • James Ullett (Summer 2015)
  • - Visiting undergraduate student from the Case Western Reserve University

  • Cheng Zhen (Summer 2014)
  • - Visiting undergraduate student from the University of Science and Technology of China

  • Molly Williams (Summer 2013)

    - NSF REU student from the Eastern Kentucky University

    - Now a Ph.D. student at ETH Zurich, Switzerland