Wen Li

Associate Professor of Astronomy

  • Title Associate Professor of Astronomy
  • Office CAS 501
  • Phone (617) 353-7439
  • Education 2010 Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles (Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences)
    2007 M.S. University of California, Los Angeles (Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences)
    2005 B.Sc. University of Science and Technology of China (Geophysics)

Research Interests: Space plasma waves;¬†Earth’s radiation belt physics; solar-wind magnetosphere coupling; energetic particle precipitation; Jovian magnetosphere and aurora

Website: http://wenli77.wixsite.com/home

Professor Li joined the Department of Astronomy and Center for Space Physics at Boston University as an assistant professor in Fall 2016. Before that she was an associate researcher in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UCLA, where she received my M.S. and Ph.D.

Awards and Honors:

  • Hariri Institute Junior Faculty Fellow (2019)
  • NSF CAREER Award (2019)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Physics (2018)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) James B. Macelwane Medal (2017)
  • AGU Fellow (2017)
  • Young Scientists Awards in the International Union of Radio Science (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Air Force Young Investigator Award (2015)

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