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Nikita Aseev


Biography

Career:

  • 2015-2016 Visiting graduate researcher, Space Environment Modeling Group, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • 2010-2015 Member of the research group “Adjoint Equations and Methods of Optimal Control in Non-linear Problems of Mathematical Physics”, Institute of Numerical Mathematics, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 2013 Summer School Intern, Intel Corporation, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Education:

  • 2016-present PhD student, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Section 2.8 Magnetospheric Physics
  • 2012-2014 MSc in Applied Mathematics and Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia
  • 2008-2012 BSc in Applied Mathematics and Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia

Research interests

  • Mathematical modeling
  • Radiation belts
  • Ring current
  • Space weather

Selected publications


  1. Aseev N. A., Y. Y. Shprits, D. Wang, J. Wygant, A. Y. Drozdov, A. C. Kellerman, G. D. Reeves, (2019), Transport and Loss of Ring Current Electrons Inside Geosynchronous Orbit During the 17 March 2013 Storm, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 124, 915-933, doi:10.1029/2018JA026031
  2. Aseev N. A., Y. Y. Shprits, A. Y. Drozdov, A. C. Kellerman, M. E. Usanova, D. Wang, I. S. Zhelavskaya, (2017), Signatures of Ultrarelativistic Electron Loss in the Heart of the Outer Radiation Belt Measured by Van Allen Probes, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 122, 10,102-10,111, doi:10.1002/2017JA024485
  3. Aseev N. A., Y. Y. Shprits, A. Y. Drozdov, A. C. Kellerman, (2016), Numerical applications of the advective-diffusive codes for the inner magnetosphere, Space Weather, 14, 993-1010, doi:10.1002/2016SW001484


  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. Aseev N. A., Y. Y. Shprits, D. Wang, J. Wygant, A. Y. Drozdov, A. C. Kellerman, G. D. Reeves, (2019), Transport and Loss of Ring Current Electrons Inside Geosynchronous Orbit During the 17 March 2013 Storm, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 124, 915-933, doi:10.1029/2018JA026031
  4. Wang D., Y. Y. Shprits, I. S. Zhelavskaya, O. V. Agapitov, A. Y. Drozdov, N. A. Aseev, (2019), Analytical Chorus Wave Model Derived from Van Allen Probe Observations, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 124, 1063-1084, doi:10.1029/2018JA026183
  5. Castillo A. M., Y. Y. Shprits, N. Ganushkina, A. Drozdov, N. Aseev, D. Wang, S. Dubyagin, (2019), Simulations of the inner magnetospheric energetic electrons using the IMPTAM-VERB coupled model, Journal Of Atmospheric And Solar-terrestrial Physics, 191, 105050, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2019.05.014
  6. Drozdov A. Y., N. Aseev, F. Effenberger, D. L. Turner, A. Saikin, Y. Y. Shprits, (2019), Storm Time Depletions of Multi-MeV Radiation Belt Electrons Observed at Different Pitch Angles, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], doi:10.1029/2019JA027332
  7. Aseev N. A., Y. Y. Shprits, A. Y. Drozdov, A. C. Kellerman, M. E. Usanova, D. Wang, I. S. Zhelavskaya, (2017), Signatures of Ultrarelativistic Electron Loss in the Heart of the Outer Radiation Belt Measured by Van Allen Probes, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 122, 10,102-10,111, doi:10.1002/2017JA024485
  8. Drozdov A. Y., Y. Y. Shprits, M. E. Usanova, N. A. Aseev, A. C. Kellerman, H. Zhu, (2017), EMIC wave parameterization in the long-term VERB code simulation, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 122, 8488-8501, doi:10.1002/2017JA024389
  9. Shprits Y. Y., A. Kellerman, N. Aseev, A. Y. Drozdov, I. Michaelis, (2017), Multi-MeV electron loss in the heart of the radiation belts, Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 1204-1209, doi:10.1002/2016GL072258
  10. Drozdov A. Y., Y. Y. Shprits, N. A. Aseev, A. C. Kellerman, G. D. Reeves, (2017), Dependence of radiation belt simulations to assumed radial diffusion rates tested for two empirical models of radial transport, Space Weather, 15, 150-162, doi:10.1002/2016SW001426
  11. Aseev N. A., Y. Y. Shprits, A. Y. Drozdov, A. C. Kellerman, (2016), Numerical applications of the advective-diffusive codes for the inner magnetosphere, Space Weather, 14, 993-1010, doi:10.1002/2016SW001484
  12. Shprits Y. Y., A. Y. Drozdov, M. Spasojevic, A. C. Kellerman, M. E. Usanova, M. J. Engebretson, O. V. Agapitov, I. S. Zhelavskaya, T. J. Raita, H. E. Spence, D. N. Baker, H. Zhu, N. A. Aseev, (2016), Wave-induced loss of ultra-relativistic electrons in the Van Allen radiation belts, Nature Communications, 7, doi:10.1038/ncomms12883


Published abstracts

  1. Aseev, N., and Y. Shprits (2015), Numerical Techniques for Coupled Ring Current – Radiation Belt Modelling, Abstract SM21A-2505 presented at 2015 fall meeting AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 December.