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Juan Sebastian Cervantes Villa


Biography

Career:

  • Research Assistant at Micro and Mesoscale Interaction Department at Atmospheric Sciences Center, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico, 2011 – 2014.
  • Earth Sciences and Physics Teaching Assistant at School of Sciences, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico, 2012 – 2014.

Education:

  • B. Sc. in Geophysical Engineering, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico, 2008 – 2013, with honors cum laude.
  • M. Sc. in Earth and Space Physics and Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark, 2014 – 2016.
  • Ph.D. candidate, University of Potsdam, Germany, since 2016.

Research interests

  • Three dimensional data assimilation
  • Reanalysis of radiation belt electrons

Selected publications


  1. Cervantes Villa S., Y. Y. Shprits, N. A. Aseev, A. Y. Drozdov, A. Castillo, C. Stolle, (2020), Identifying Radiation Belt Electron Source and Loss Processes by Assimilating Spacecraft Data in a Three-Dimensional Diffusion Model, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 125, e2019JA027514, doi:10.1029/2019JA027514, e2019JA027514 10.1029/2019JA027514


  1. Cervantes Villa S., Y. Y. Shprits, N. A. Aseev, A. Y. Drozdov, A. Castillo, C. Stolle, (2020), Identifying Radiation Belt Electron Source and Loss Processes by Assimilating Spacecraft Data in a Three-Dimensional Diffusion Model, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 125, e2019JA027514, doi:10.1029/2019JA027514, e2019JA027514 10.1029/2019JA027514
  2. Wang D., Y. Y. Shprits, I. S. Zhelavskaya, F. Effenberger, A. Castillo, A. Y. Drozdov, N. Aseev, S. Cervantes Villa, (2020), The Effect of Plasma Boundaries on the Dynamic Evolution of Relativistic Radiation Belt Electrons, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], n/a, e2019JA027422, doi:10.1029/2019JA027422, e2019JA027422 2019JA027422
  3. Ripoll J. -., V. Loridan, M. H. Denton, G. Cunningham, G. Reeves, O. Santolik, J. Fennell, D. L. Turner, A. Y. Drozdov, J. S. Cervantes Villa, Y. Y. Shprits, S. A. Thaller, W. S. Kurth, C. A. Kletzing, M. G. Henderson, A. Y. Ukhorskiy, (2019), Observations and Fokker-Planck Simulations of the L-Shell, Energy, and Pitch Angle Structure of Earth’s Electron Radiation Belts During Quiet Times, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 124, 1125-1142, doi:10.1029/2018JA026111