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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

Publications

  1. Saikin A. A., Y. Y. Shprits, A. Y. Drozdov, D. A. Landis, I. S. Zhelavskaya, S. Cervantes Villa, (2021), Reconstruction of the Radiation Belts for Solar Cycles 17–24 (1933–2017), Space Weather, 19, e2020SW002524, doi:https://doi.org/10.1029/2020SW002524
  2. 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
  3. Cervantes Villa S., Y. Y. Shprits, N. A. Aseev, H. J. Allison, (2020), Quantifying the Effects of EMIC Wave Scattering and Magnetopause Shadowing in the Outer Electron Radiation Belt by Means of Data Assimilation, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 125, e2020JA028208, doi:https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JA028208, e2020JA028208 10.1029/2020JA028208
  4. Ripoll J., M. Denton, V. Loridan, O. Santol{‘{i}}k, D. Malaspina, D. P. Hartley, G. S. Cunningham, G. Reeves, S. Thaller, D. L. Turner, J. F. Fennell, A. Y. Drozdov, J. S. Cervantes Villa, Y. Y. Shprits, X. Chu, G. Hospodarsky, W. S. Kurth, C. A. Kletzing, J. Wygant, M. G. Henderson, A. Y. Ukhorskiy, (2020), How whistler mode hiss waves and the plasmasphere drive the quiet decay of radiation belts electrons following a geomagnetic storm, Journal Of Physics: Conference Series, 1623, 012005, doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1623/1/012005
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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. Cervantes Villa S., Y. Y. Shprits, N. A. Aseev, H. J. Allison, (2020), Quantifying the Effects of EMIC Wave Scattering and Magnetopause Shadowing in the Outer Electron Radiation Belt by Means of Data Assimilation, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 125, e2020JA028208, doi:https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JA028208, e2020JA028208 10.1029/2020JA028208

Conference presentations

  1. Cervantes Villa J. S., Y. Shprits, A. Kellerman, A. Drozdov, N. Aseev, A. Castillo, (2019), Reanalysis of Radiation Belt Electron Phase Space Density Using Four Spacecraft and the Verb Code, AOGS 2019
  2. Cervantes Villa J. S., Y. Shprits, A. Kellerman, A. Drozdov, N. Aseev, A. Castillo, (2019), Reanalysis of radiation belt electron phase space density using four spacecraft and the VERB code, EGU General Assembly 2019, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 8547
  3. Cervantes Villa J. S., Y. Shprits, A. C. Kellerman, A. Drozdov, (2018), Reanalysis of Long Term Radiation Belt Electron Fluxes Relying on Four Spacecraft, the VERB Code, and a Sequential Kalman Filter, AGU 2018 Fall Meeting, SM31E-3550
  4. Cervantes Villa J. S., Y. Shprits, A. C. Kellerman, A. Drozdov, (2017), Data Assimilation and Reanalysis of Radiation Belt Electrons, AGU 2017 Fall Meeting
  1. Ripoll J. -., M. Denton, V. Loridan, O. Santolik, D. Malaspina, D. P. Hartley, G. S. Cunningham, G. Reeves, S. Thaller, D. L. Turner, J. F. Fennell, A. Y. Drozdov, J. S. Cervantes Villa, Y. Y. Shprits, X. Chu, G. Hospodarsky, W. S. Kurth, C. A. Kletzing, J. Wygant, M. G. Henderson, A. Y. Ukhorskiy, (2020), How whistler mode hiss waves and the plasmasphere drive the quiet decay of radiation belts electrons following a geomagnetic storm, Journal Of Physics: Conference Series, Journal of Physics Conference Series, 012005, doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1623/1/012005
  2. Wang D., Y. Shprits, I. Zhelavskaya, A. Drozdov, N. Aseev, F. Effenberger, A. Castillo, S. Cervantes Villa, (2020), Controlling Effect of Wave Models and Plasma Boundaries on the Dynamic Evolution of Relativistic Radiation Belt Electrons, EGU General Assembly 2020, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 17946
  3. Shprits Y., N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, J. S. Cervantes Villa, A. M. Castillo Tibocha, I. Zhelavskaya, R. Vasile, F. Effenberger, D. Soergel, I. Michaelis, A. Saikin, (2020), Modeling and Data Assimilation of the Ring Current, Relativistic and Ultra-relativistic Electrons in the Inner Magnetosphere, EGU General Assembly 2020, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 3354
  4. Wang D., Y. Shprits, I. Zhelavskaya, F. Effenberger, A. Drozdov, A. M. Castillo Tibocha, N. Aseev, J. S. Cervantes Villa, (2020), Controlling Effect of Wave Models and Plasma Boundaries on the Dynamic Evolution of Relativistic Radiation Belt Electrons, AGU 2020 Fall Meeting
  5. Saikin A., Y. Shprits, A. Drozdov, D. Landis, I. Zhelavskaya, J. S. Cervantes Villa, (2020), Reconstruction of the Radiation Belts for Solar Cycles 17 – 24 (1933 – 2017), AGU 2020 Fall Meeting,
  6. Shprits Y., N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, J. S. Cervantes Villa, A. M. Castillo, I. Zhelavskaya, R. Vasile, F. Effenberger, D. Boneberg, I. Michaelis, A. Saikin, (2019), Modeling and Data Assimilation of the Ring Current, Relativistic and Ultra-relativistic Electrons in the Inner Magnetosphere, AGU 2019 Fall Meeting
  7. Shprits Y., A. Drozdov, N. Aseev, A. Kellerman, M. Usanova, I. Zhelavskaya, I. Michaelis, J. S. Cervantes Villa, W. Dedong, A. Castillo, (2019), Deepening Minimums in PSD as Evidence of the Localized Loss of Electrons by EMIC waves, GEM Summer Workshop 2019
  8. Cervantes Villa J. S., Y. Shprits, A. Kellerman, A. Drozdov, N. Aseev, A. Castillo, (2019), Reanalysis of Radiation Belt Electron Phase Space Density Using Four Spacecraft and the Verb Code, AOGS 2019
  9. Ripoll J., M. Denton, V. Loridan, O. Santolik, D. Malaspina, D. Hartley, G. S. Cunningham, G. Reeves, S. Thaller, D. L. Turner, J. F. Fennell, A. Y. Drozdov, J. S. Cervantes Villa, Y. Y. Shprits, X. Chu, G. Hospodarsky, W. S. Kurth, C. A. Kletzin, J. Wygant, M. G. Henderson, A. Y. Ukhorskiy, (2019), How whistler mode hiss waves and the plasmasphere drive the quiet decay of radiation belts electrons following a geomagnetic storm, Astronum
  10. Effenberger F., Y. Shprits, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, D. Wang, J. S. Cervantes Villa, A. M. Castillo Tibocha, (2019), Earth’s relativistic electron radiation belt response to CME- and CIR-driven geomagnetic storms, EGU General Assembly 2019, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 13769
  11. Castillo A. M., Y. Shprits, F. Effenberger, D. Wang, I. Zhelavskaya, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, J. S. Cervantes Villa, R. Vasile, I. Michaelis, (2019), Modeling electron dynamics in the inner magnetosphere, EGU General Assembly 2019, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 12405
  12. Wang D., Y. Shprits, I. Zhelavskaya, O. Agapitov, A. Drozdov, N. Aseev, S. Cervantes Villa, A. Castillo, F. Yao, (2019), Controlling Effect of Wave Models and Plasmapause Position on the Dynamic Evolution of Radiation Belt Electrons, EGU General Assembly 2019, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 9362
  13. Cervantes Villa J. S., Y. Shprits, A. Kellerman, A. Drozdov, N. Aseev, A. Castillo, (2019), Reanalysis of radiation belt electron phase space density using four spacecraft and the VERB code, EGU General Assembly 2019, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 8547
  14. Effenberger F., Y. Shprits, N. Aseev, A. Drozdov, D. Wang, A. Kellerman, J. Cervantes Villa, (2018), Earth’s relativistic electron radiation belt response to CME- and CIR driven geomagnetic storms, (poster), AGU 2018 Fall Meeting, SM43D-3587
  15. Cervantes Villa J. S., Y. Shprits, A. C. Kellerman, A. Drozdov, (2018), Reanalysis of Long Term Radiation Belt Electron Fluxes Relying on Four Spacecraft, the VERB Code, and a Sequential Kalman Filter, AGU 2018 Fall Meeting, SM31E-3550
  16. Ripoll J. F., D. Malaspina, V. Loridan, M. Denton, G. Cunningham, G. D. Reeves, O. Santolik, D. L. Turner, X. Chu, J. F. Fennell, A. Drozdov, J. S. Cervantes Villa, Y. Shprits, S. A. Thaller, G. B. Hospodarsky, W. S. Kurth, C. Kletzing, J. R. Wygant, M. G. Henderson, A. Y. Ukhorskiy, (2018), On the Importance of Hiss Waves and Plasma Density for Sculpting the 3D (L-shell, energy, pitch angle) Structure of the Radiation Belts during Quiet Times, AGU 2018 Fall Meeting, SM21A-06
  17. Shprits Y., I. S. Zhelavskaya, A. C. Kellerman, M. Spasojevic, D. A. Kondrashov, M. Ghil, N. Aseev, A. M. Castillo Tibocha, J. S. Cervantes Villa, C. Kletzing, W. S. Kurth, (2017), Obtaining Global Picture From Single Point Observations by Combining Data Assimilation and Machine Learning Tools, AGU 2017 Fall Meeting
  18. Cervantes Villa J. S., Y. Shprits, A. C. Kellerman, A. Drozdov, (2017), Data Assimilation and Reanalysis of Radiation Belt Electrons, AGU 2017 Fall Meeting
  19. Ripoll J. F., O. Santolik, G. D. Reeves, W. S. Kurth, M. Denton, V. Loridan, S. A. Thaller, G. Cunningham, C. Kletzing, D. L. Turner, M. G. Henderson, S. Ukhorskiy, A. Drozdov, J. S. Cervantes Villa, Y. Shprits, (2017), Effects of whistler mode hiss waves on the radiation belts structure during quiet times, AGU 2017 Fall Meeting