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M/S 200-105
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91109
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818.354.5829
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Curriculum Vitae:

Shanshan Yu

Education
  • B.Eng. Optoelectronics, Physics Department, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, (1996-2000)
  • M.Sc. Optics, Physics Department, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, (2000-2003)
  • Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, Chemistry Department, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, (2003-2007)

Research Interests
  • Submillimeter/terahertz spectroscopy of atmospheric and astrophysical molecules and ions
  • Infrared Fourier transform spectroscopy of atmospheric and astrophysical molecules and ions
  • Visible laser excitation spectroscopy of atmospheric and astrophysical molecules and ions
  • Remote sensing of astrophysical molecules and ions

Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2008-present)
    • Research Scientist (2010-present)
    • NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) Scholar (2008-2009)
  • University of Waterloo (2003-2007)
    • Graduate Research Assistant and Postdoc
  • East China Normal University (2000-2003)
    • Graduate Research Assistant

Selected Awards
  • NASA Group Achievement Award to U.S. Herschel HIFI Instrument Team (2014)
  • Peer Reviewing Excellence by Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy (2014)
  • Editorial Board: Journal of Molecular spectroscopy (2013-present)
  • JQSRT Young Scientist Awards (2010)
  • NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowship at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2007-2009)
  • University of Waterloo, Chemistry Department, F.W. Karasek Scholarship (2007)
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2006-2007)
  • The University of Waterloo President's Graduate Scholarship (2006-2007)
  • University of Waterloo, Chemistry Department, H.G. McLeod Scholarship (2006)
  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad (2005)

Selected Publications
  1. S. Yu, Brian J. Drouin and C. E. Miller, “High resolution spectral analysis of oxygen. IV. Energy levels, partition sums, band constants, RKR potentials, Franck-Condon factors involving the X 3g, α1Δg, b1g+ states”, J. Chem. Phys. (in press).
  2. S. Yu and J.C. Pearson, “Terahertz measurements of the hot hydronium ion with an extended negative glow discharge”, Astrophys. J. 786 (2014), 133.
  3. S. Yu, J.C. Pearson and B.J. Drouin, "Terahertz spectroscopy of water in its second triad", J. Mol. Spectrosco. 288 (2013) 7-10.
  4. S. Yu, J.C. Pearson, B.J. Drouin, M.-A. Martin-Drumel, O. Pirali, M. Vervloet, L.H. Coudert, H.S.P. Muller and Sandra Brunken, "Measurement and analysis of new terahertz and far-infrared spectra of high temperature water", J. Mol. Spectrosco. 279 (2012) 16-25.
  5. S. Yu, C.E. Miller, B.J. Drouin and H.S.P. Muller, "High resolution spectral analysis of oxygen. Part I. Isotopically invariant Dunham fits for the X3Σα-, a 1Δα, b 1Σα+ states", J. Chem. Phys. 137 (2012) 024304/1-024304/20.
  6. S. Yu, J. C. Pearson, B. J. Drouin, K. Sung, O. Pirali, M. Vervloet, M.-A. Martin-Drumel, C. P. Endres, T. Shiraishi, K. Kobayashi, and F. Matsushima, "Submillimeter-wave and far-infrared spectroscopy of high-J transitions of the ground and v2 =1 states of ammonia", J. Chem. Phys. (2010) 174317/1-174317/14.
  7. S. Yu, B.J. Drouin and J.C. Pearson, "Terahertz spectroscopy of the bending vibrations of acetylene 12C2H2", Astrophys. J. 705 (2009) 786-790.
  8. S. Yu, B.J. Drouin, J.C. Pearson, H.M. Pickett, V. Lattanzi and A. Walters "Terahertz spectroscopy and global analysis of the bending vibrations of acetylene 12C2D2", Astrophys. J. 698 (2009) 2114-2120.
  9. S. Yu, B.J. Drouin, J.C. Pearson and H.M. Pickett, "Terahertz spectroscopy and global analysis of H3O+", Astrophys. J. Suppl. Ser. 180 (2009) 119-124.
  10. S. Yu, J-G Wang, P.M. Sheridan, M.J. Dick and P.F. Bernath, "Laser spectroscopy of the A 2π-X 2 ∑ and C 2π-A 2π transitions of SrOD", J. Mol. Spectrosc. 240 (2006) 26-31.
  11. S. Yu, I.E. Gordon, P.M. Sheridan and P.F. Bernath, "Infrared emission spectroscopy of the A4Φi-X 4 Δi and B 4Πi-X 4Δi transitions of CoS", J. Mol. Spectrosc. 236 (2006) 255-259.
  12. S. Yu, A. Shayesteh, P.F. Bernath and J. Koput, "The vibration-rotation emission spectrum of hot BeF2", J. Chem. Phys. 123 (2005) 134303/1-134303/8.
  13. S. Yu, A. Shayesteh and P.F. Bernath, "The vibration-rotation emission spectra of gaseous CdH2 and CdD2", J. Chem. Phys. 122 (2005) 194301/1-194301/6.
  14. S. Yu, A. Shayesteh, D. Fu and P.F. Bernath, "The vibration-rotation emission spectrum of gaseous HZnCl", J. Phys. Chem. A 109 (2005) 4092-4094.
  15. S. Yu, A. Shayesteh, D. Fu and P.F. Bernath, "Infrared and near infrared emission spectra of TeH and TeD", J. Mol. Spectrosc. 230 (2005) 105-116.
  16. S. Yu, D. Fu, A. Shayesteh, I.E. Gordon, D.R.T. Appadoo and P.F. Bernath, "Infrared and near infrared emission spectra of SbH and SbD", J. Mol. Spectrosc. 229 (2005) 257-265.
  17. S. Yu, X. Yang, B. Li, K. Kaniki, S. Wu, Y. Guo, Y. Liu and Y. Chen, "Study of hot bands of the B 2u+ -X 2g+ system of C2- anion", Chinese Physics, 12 (2003) 745-749.

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