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Artem Smirnov


Biography

Career:

  •  since October 2019 – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Section 2.7 Space Physics and Space Weather – PhD student
  •  January 2018 – July 2019 – Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Department Planets and Comets – Guest graduate assistant
  •  September 2016 – June 2017 – Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Laboratory of Geoinformatics and Geomagnetic Studies – Junior researcher
  •  July 2016 – September 2016 -Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Laboratory of Geoinformatics and Geomagnetic Studies – Intern

Education:

  •  2017 – 2019 – Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich (LMU) and Technical University of Munich (TUM), M.Sc. in Geophysics with specialization in Geomagnetism
  •  2013 – 2017 – Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), B.Sc. in Geophysics

Research Boards and Committees:

  • Helmholtz Junior (02/2021- 07/2022) – the representative of doctoral researchers in the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
  • ISSI team member: “Imaging the Invisible: Unveiling the Global Structure of the Earth’s Dynamic Magnetosphere” (2021-2022)

Reviewer: Geophysical Research Letters (AGU), Space Weather (AGU) – frequent reviewer, Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences, Advances in Space Research (COSPAR)

Awards:

  • JGR’s top 10% most downloaded papers (2020) – Adiabatic invariants Calculations for Cluster Mission: A Long-term Product for Radiation Belts Studies

During M.Sc. studies at the University of Munich:

  • Final grade for the M.Sc. thesis project – 1.0 (A+)

During B.Sc. studies at Lomonosov Moscow State University:

  • Best bachelor’s thesis in Geophysics – award from Russian Academy of Sciences’ Council on Physics of the Solid Earth (2017)
  • Merit-based faculty scholarship recipient (2017)
  • Industry scholarship – Mikhail Rudyak’s scholarship (2017)
  • Dean’s award at the Lomonosov-2017 conference
  • Dean’s award at the “Day of Science” conference (2016)

Publications

  1. Castillo A. M., Y. Y. Shprits, N. A. Aseev, A. Smirnov, A. Drozdov, S. Cervantes, I. Michaelis, M. G. Pe{n}aranda, D. Wang, (2024), Can We Intercalibrate Satellite Measurements by Means of Data Assimilation? An Attempt on LEO Satellites, Space Weather, 22, e2023SW003624, doi:10.1029/2023SW003624
  2. Shprits Y. Y., I. Michaelis, D. Wang, H. J. Allison, R. Vasile, A. Runov, A. Y. Drozdov, C. T. Russell, V. V. Kalegaev, A. Smirnov, (2023), MLT dependence of relativistic electron scattering into the drift loss cone: Measurements from ELFIN-L on board Lomonosov spacecraft, Authorea Preprints, doi:10.22541/essoar.167898506.66955560/v1
  3. Shprits Y. Y., I. Michaelis, D. Wang, H. Allison, R. Vasile, A. Runov, A. Drozdov, C. T. Russell, V. Kalegaev, A. Smirnov, (2023), MLT Dependence of Relativistic Electron Scattering Into the Drift Loss Cone: Measurements From ELFIN-L on Board Lomonosov Spacecraft, Geophysical Research Letters, 50, e2023GL103342, doi:10.1029/2023GL103342
  4. Smirnov A., Y. Shprits, F. Prol, H. L{“u}hr, M. Berrendorf, I. Zhelavskaya, C. Xiong, (2023), A novel neural network model of Earth’s topside ionosphere, Scientific Reports, 13, 1303, doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28034-z
  5. Landis D. A., A. A. Saikin, I. Zhelavskaya, A. Y. Drozdov, N. Aseev, Y. Y. Shprits, M. F. Pfitzer, A. G. Smirnov, (2022), NARX Neural Network Derivations of the Outer Boundary Radiation Belt Electron Flux, Space Weather, 20, e2021SW002774, doi:10.1029/2021SW002774, e2021SW002774 2021SW002774
  6. Smirnov A., Y. Shprits, H. Allison, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, P. Kollmann, D. Wang, A. A. Saikin, (2022), Storm-Time Evolution of the Equatorial Electron Pitch Angle Distributions in Earth’s Outer Radiation Belt, Frontiers In Astronomy And Space Sciences, 9, doi:10.3389/fspas.2022.836811
  7. Smirnov A., Y. Y. Shprits, H. Allison, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, P. Kollmann, D. Wang, A. Saikin, (2022), An Empirical Model of the Equatorial Electron Pitch Angle Distributions in Earth’s Outer Radiation Belt, Space Weather, 20, e2022SW003053, doi:10.1029/2022SW003053
  8. Szabó-Roberts M., Y. Y. Shprits, H. J. Allison, R. Vasile, A. G. Smirnov, N. A. Aseev, A. Y. Drozdov, Y. Miyoshi, S. G. Claudepierre, S. Kasahara, S. Yokota, T. Mitani, T. Takashima, N. Higashio, T. Hori, K. Keika, S. Imajo, I. Shinohara, (2021), Preliminary Statistical Comparisons of Spin-Averaged Electron Data From Arase and Van Allen Probes Instruments, J. Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 126, e2020JA028929, doi:10.1029/2020JA028929, e2020JA028929 2020JA028929
  9. Smirnov A., Y. Shprits, I. Zhelavskaya, H. Luhr, C. Xiong, A. Goss, F. S. Prol, M. Schmidt, M. Hoque, N. Pedatella, M. Szabó-Roberts, (2021), Intercalibration of the Plasma Density Measurements in Earth’s Topside Ionosphere, J. Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 126, e29334, doi:10.1029/2021JA029334
  10. Smirnov A. G., M. Berrendorf, Y. Y. Shprits, E. A. Kronberg, H. J. Allison, N. A. Aseev, I. S. Zhelavskaya, S. K. Morley, G. D. Reeves, M. R. Carver, F. Effenberger, (2020), Medium Energy Electron Flux in Earth’s Outer Radiation Belt (MERLIN): A Machine Learning Model, Space Weather, 18, e2020SW002532, doi:10.1029/2020SW002532, e2020SW002532 10.1029/2020SW002532
  11. Smirnov A. G., E. A. Kronberg, P. W. Daly, N. A. Aseev, Y. Y. Shprits, A. C. Kellerman, (2020), Adiabatic Invariants Calculations for Cluster Mission: A Long-Term Product for Radiation Belts Studies, J. Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 125, e2019JA027576, doi:10.1029/2019JA027576, e2019JA027576 10.1029/2019JA027576
  12. Smirnov A. G., E. A. Kronberg, F. Latallerie, P. W. Daly, N. Aseev, Y. Y. Shprits, A. Kellerman, S. Kasahara, D. Turner, M. G. Taylor, (2019), Electron Intensity Measurements by the Cluster/RAPID/IES Instrument in Earth’s Radiation Belts and Ring Current, Space Weather, 17, 553-566, doi:10.1029/2018SW001989
  1. Smirnov A., Y. Shprits, F. Prol, H. L{“u}hr, M. Berrendorf, I. Zhelavskaya, C. Xiong, (2023), A novel neural network model of Earth’s topside ionosphere, Scientific Reports, 13, 1303, doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28034-z
  2. Smirnov A., Y. Shprits, H. Allison, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, P. Kollmann, D. Wang, A. A. Saikin, (2022), Storm-Time Evolution of the Equatorial Electron Pitch Angle Distributions in Earth’s Outer Radiation Belt, Frontiers In Astronomy And Space Sciences, 9, doi:10.3389/fspas.2022.836811
  3. Smirnov A., Y. Y. Shprits, H. Allison, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, P. Kollmann, D. Wang, A. Saikin, (2022), An Empirical Model of the Equatorial Electron Pitch Angle Distributions in Earth’s Outer Radiation Belt, Space Weather, 20, e2022SW003053, doi:10.1029/2022SW003053
  4. Smirnov A., Y. Shprits, I. Zhelavskaya, H. Luhr, C. Xiong, A. Goss, F. S. Prol, M. Schmidt, M. Hoque, N. Pedatella, M. Szabó-Roberts, (2021), Intercalibration of the Plasma Density Measurements in Earth’s Topside Ionosphere, J. Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 126, e29334, doi:10.1029/2021JA029334
  5. Smirnov A. G., M. Berrendorf, Y. Y. Shprits, E. A. Kronberg, H. J. Allison, N. A. Aseev, I. S. Zhelavskaya, S. K. Morley, G. D. Reeves, M. R. Carver, F. Effenberger, (2020), Medium Energy Electron Flux in Earth’s Outer Radiation Belt (MERLIN): A Machine Learning Model, Space Weather, 18, e2020SW002532, doi:10.1029/2020SW002532, e2020SW002532 10.1029/2020SW002532
  6. Smirnov A. G., E. A. Kronberg, P. W. Daly, N. A. Aseev, Y. Y. Shprits, A. C. Kellerman, (2020), Adiabatic Invariants Calculations for Cluster Mission: A Long-Term Product for Radiation Belts Studies, J. Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 125, e2019JA027576, doi:10.1029/2019JA027576, e2019JA027576 10.1029/2019JA027576
  7. Smirnov A. G., E. A. Kronberg, F. Latallerie, P. W. Daly, N. Aseev, Y. Y. Shprits, A. Kellerman, S. Kasahara, D. Turner, M. G. Taylor, (2019), Electron Intensity Measurements by the Cluster/RAPID/IES Instrument in Earth’s Radiation Belts and Ring Current, Space Weather, 17, 553-566, doi:10.1029/2018SW001989

Conference presentations

  1. Smirnov A., Y. Shprits, H. Allison, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, P. Kollmann, D. Wang, A. Saikin, (2022), Equatorial electron pitch angle distributions in Earth’s outer radiation belt: Storm-time evolution and empirical modeling, EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria, 23–27 May 2022, doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu22-7732
  2. Smirnov A., Y. Shprits, H. Allison, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, P. Kollmann, (2021), Equatorial electron pitch angle distributions in Earth’s radiation belts and ring current: Van Allen Probes observations, 43rd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Sydney, Australia, 28 Jan – 04 Feb 2021
  3. Smirnov A., E. Kronberg, F. Effenberger, G. Reeves, S. Morley, Y. Shprits, N. Aseev, I. Zhelavskaya, M. Carver, H. Allison, M. Berrendorf, (2021), Medium energy electron flux in Earth’s outer radiation belt (MERLIN): a machine learning model from GPS data, 43rd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 1086
  4. Smirnov A., Y. Shprits, H. Allison, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, P. Kollmann, (2021), Storm-time evolution and empirical modelling of the equatorial electron pitch angle distributions in Earth’s outer radiation belt, AGU 2021 Fall Meeting, SM15B-1958
  1. Smirnov A., Y. Shprits, H. Allison, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, P. Kollmann, D. Wang, A. Saikin, (2022), Equatorial electron pitch angle distributions in Earth’s outer radiation belt: Storm-time evolution and empirical modeling, EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria, 23–27 May 2022, doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu22-7732
  2. Smirnov A., Y. Shprits, H. Allison, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, P. Kollmann, (2021), Equatorial electron pitch angle distributions in Earth’s radiation belts and ring current: Van Allen Probes observations, 43rd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Sydney, Australia, 28 Jan – 04 Feb 2021
  3. Kollmann P., F. Allegini, R. C. Allen, N. Andre, A. R. Azari, F. Bagenal, C. B. Beddingfield, D. Brain, P. Brandt, X. Cao, X. Cao, R. J. Cartwright, G. Clark, I. Cohen, J. F. Cooper, F. Crary, E. J. Leonard, C. Paty, I. de Pater, R. T. Desai, G. A. DiBraccio, W. Dietrich, C. Dong, R. W. Ebert, M. Felici, R. J. Filwett, G. Fischer, D. J. Gershman, M. Gkioulidou, T. K. Greathouse, L. Griton, M. Gritsevich, K. Hibbitts, G. Hospodarsky, V. Hue, G. Hunt, H. L. Huybrighs, M. Imai, C. M. Jackman, J. M. Jasinski, X. Jia, I. Jun, A. Kotova, W. S. Kurth, L. Lamy, J. Lazio, S. Lejosne, C. Louis, A. Masters, B. Mauk, H. Madanian, K. E. Mandt, J. R. McNutt, H. Melin, S. Miller, L. Moore, Q. Nenon, F. M. Neubauer, T. Nordheim, B. Palmaerts, C. Paranicas, P. Phipps, L. Regoli, K. Retherford, L. Roth, E. Roussos, K. D. Runyon, A. Rymer, J. Saur, D. Santos-Costa, Y. Y. Shprits, L. J. Spilker, T. Stallard, A. G. Smirnov, K. Soderlund, S. Stanley, A. H. Sulaiman, J. R. Szalay, D. L. Turner, S. Vines, L. Wang, B. Weiss, J. Wicht, R. J. Wilson, E. Woodfield, (2021), Magnetospheric Studies: A requirement for addressing interdisciplinary mysteries in the Ice Giant systems, Bulletin Of The American Astronomical Society, 073, doi:10.3847/25c2cfeb.d955f654
  4. Kume K., I. Zhelavskaya, Y. Shprits, A. Smirnov, R. Vasile, S. Bianco, (2021), A systematic approach for modeling global VTEC using machine learning, EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, EGU21-16167
  5. Smirnov A., E. Kronberg, F. Effenberger, G. Reeves, S. Morley, Y. Shprits, N. Aseev, I. Zhelavskaya, M. Carver, H. Allison, M. Berrendorf, (2021), Medium energy electron flux in Earth’s outer radiation belt (MERLIN): a machine learning model from GPS data, 43rd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 1086
  6. Smirnov A., Y. Shprits, H. Allison, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, P. Kollmann, (2021), Storm-time evolution and empirical modelling of the equatorial electron pitch angle distributions in Earth’s outer radiation belt, AGU 2021 Fall Meeting, SM15B-1958
  7. Castillo Tibocha A. M., Y. Shprits, N. Aseev, H. Allison, A. Smirnov, A. Drozdov, (2021), Can we intercalibrate satellite measurements by means of data assimilation? An attempt on LEO satellites, AGU 2021 Fall Meeting, SA12A-03
  8. Szabo-Roberts M., Y. Shprits, H. Allison, A. Smirnov, N. Aseev, R. Vasile, Y. Miyoshi, T. Mitani, N. Higashio, S. Kasahara, (2020), Statistical Comparisons of Spin-Averaged Electron Flux from ARASE and Van Allen Probes Instruments, (poster), AGU 2020 Fall Meeting
  9. Kronberg E., B. Klecker, P. Daly, V. Pierrard, T. A. Fritz, R. Friedel, Y. Shprits, A. Kellerman, M. Dobynde, A. Drozdov, M. Rashev, K. Borremans, D. Turner, N. Aseev, A. Smirnov, (2018), The Cluster II mission, recent observations and instrument calibrations, 42nd Cospar Scientific Assembly, PRBEM.2-19-18