Na Deng
, PhD
Phone: 818-585-9547   



Sep. 2012 Aug. 2017:    Graduate study at Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA.

                     Aug. 2017:     M.S. in Computer Science New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), GPA: 3.95

Jan. 2002 Dec. 2006:      Graduate study at Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research (CSTR) in Physics Department of 
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.   Major: Solar Physics
Jan. 2007:      Ph.D. in Applied Physics, NJIT-Rutgers (Newark) Joint Program.
                                             Thesis: High Resolution Studies of Complex Solar Active Regions
                                             Advisor: Dr. Carsten Denker.        Co-advisor: Dr. Haimin Wang   

Sep. 1997 Jul. 2001:      Undergraduate study at Physics Department of Nanjing University, Nanjing, P. R. China.

  Jul. 2001:      B. S. in Physics, Nanjing University


Work Experience:


2012-present     Research Professor, Space Weather Research Lab, Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research (CSTR)Physics Department, NJIT
                          Supervisor: Prof. Haimin Wang 

2007-2012         Postdoctoral Researcher, Physics and Astronomy Department, California State University Northridge (CSUN)
                          Supervisor: Prof. Debi Prasad Choudhay 

2003-2006         Research Assistant, Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research (CSTR), NJIT
                       Advisor: Dr. Carsten Denker.        Co-advisor: Dr. Haimin Wang   

2002-2003         Teaching Assistant, Physics Department, NJIT
                          Advisor: Dr. JanOpyrchal                        

First-authored Refereed Journal Articles (Search in
NASA ADS for all co-authored articles and presentations):

8. Multi-wavelength Study of Transition Region Penumbral Subarcsecond Bright Dots Using IRIS and NST
    Deng, N., Yurchyshyn, V., Tian, H., Kleint, L., Liu, C., Xu, Y., & Wang, H. 2016, ApJ, 829, 103

Chromospheric Rapid Blueshifted Excursions Observed with IBIS and their Association with Photospheric Magnetic Field Evolution
    Deng, N., Chen, X., Liu, C., Jing, J., Tritschler, A., Reardon, K. P., Lamb, D. A., Deforest, C. E., Denker, C., Wang, S., Liu, R. & Wang, H. 2015, ApJ, 799, 219

High-cadence and High-resolution Hα Imaging Spectroscopy of a Circular Flare's Remote Ribbon with IBIS
    Deng, N., Tritschler, A., Jing, J., Chen, X., Liu, C., Reardon, K., Denker, C., Xu, Y. & Wang, H. 2013, ApJ, 769, 112

Rapid Enhancement of Sheared Evershed Flow Along the Neutral Line Associated with an X6.5 Flare Observed by Hinode
    Deng, N., Liu, C., Prasad Choudhary, D. & Wang, H. 2011, ApJ Letters, 733, L14

On the Doppler Shift and Asymmetry of Stokes Profiles of Photospheric Fe I and Chromospheric Mg I Lines   
 Deng, N., Choudhary, D. P. and Balasubramaniam, K. S. 2010, The Astrophysical Journal, 719, 385.

3. Flow Field Evolution of a Decaying Sunspot
    Deng, N., Choudhary, D., Tritschler, A., Denker, C., Liu, C., and Wang, H. 2007, The Astrophysical Journal, 671, 1013-1021

2. Multi-Wavelength Study of Flow Fields in Flaring Super Active Region 10486
    Deng, N., Xu, Y., Yang, G., Cao, W., Liu, C., Rimmele, T. R., Wang, H., and Denker, C. 2006,
The Astrophysical Journal, 644, 1278-1291

1. Rapid Penumbral Decay in Active Region NOAA 9026 Associated with An X2.3 Flare
    Deng, N., Liu, C., Yang, G., Wang, H., and Denker, C. 2005, The Astrophysical Journal, 623, 1195-1201

Conferences (Search in NASA ADS) and Summer Schools Attended:

2017 Aug 21 Aug 25:      AAS/SPD Meeting, Portland, Oregon (Oral Presentation)
2016 May 31
Jun 3:          AAS/SPD Meeting, Boulder, Colorado
2013 Jul 7
Jul 12:             AAS/SPD Meeting, Montana State University, Montana (Oral Presentation)
2012 Aug 20
Aug 31:       IAU General Assembly, Beijing, China (Oral Presentation)
2012 Jun 10
Jun 14:         AAS Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska
2011 Jun 12
Jun 16:         AAS/SPD Meeting, Las Cruces, New Mexico   
2010 May 23
May 27:      AAS/SPD Meeting, Miami, Florida
2009 Dec 01
Dec 04:       Hinode-3 Science Meeting, Tokyo, Japan
2009 Oct 17
Oct 21:        The 2nd International Space Weather Conference第二届 全球华人空间/太空天气科 学大会), Nanjing, China (Oral presentation)
2009 Jun 14 Jun 18:        SPD Meeting, Boulder, Colorado
2008 Dec 08
Dec 12:       Solar Activity during the Onset of SOLAR CYCLE 24, Napa, California (Oral presentation)
2008 May 27
May 30:      AGU/SPD Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Oral presentation)
2007 May 27 May 31:     
AAS/SPD Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii
2006 Dec. 11 Dec. 15:     AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California (Oral presentation)
2006 Jun. 25 Jun. 30:      SPD Meeting, Durham, New Hampshire (Oral presentation, Dissertation talk)
2006 Jun. 14 Jun. 24:       2nd SPD Summer School on High Energy Solar Physics, Durham, New Hampshire
2005 July 24 July 29:       1st SPD Summer School on Helioseismology, Boulder, Colorado
2005 May 23 May 27:      AGU/SPD Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana (Oral presentation)
2004 May 31 June 3:        
AAS/SPD Meeting, Denver, Colorado (Oral presentation)
2003 June 16 June 20:      SPD Meeting, Laurel, Maryland 

Professional Societies:

Solar Physics Division (SPD)/
American Astronomical Society (AAS) 
American Geophysical Union (AGU)

April 2013:           Outstanding Alumni Award, College of Science and Liberal Arts, NJIT
June 2006:            SPD Studentship Award
May 2005:            Zirin SPD Studentship Award
June 2001:            Outstanding Graduate of Nanjing University, China
1998-2000:          Physics Department RenMin Scholarship for Excellent Students, Nanjing University, China


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