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Feng Xu
 Ph.D., Physics, University of Rouen, France (2008)
 M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (2004)
 B.S. Thermal Engineering, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (2002)
 Atmospheric radiation
 Light scattering by small particles
 Remote algorithm development for characterizing aerosol and cloud microphysical properties, and ocean/land surface reflection
AirMSPI
The Airborne Multiangle SpectroPolarimetric Imager (AirMSPI) instrument flies aboard NASA's ER2 high altitude aircraft.
MISR
The Multiangle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument provides a unique opportunity for studying the environment and climate of Earth through the acquisition of global multiangle imagery on the daylit side of Earth.
 Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2010  Present)
 Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2017  current)
 Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2013  2017)
 Assistant Research Scientist: JPL/UCLA Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles USA (2012  2013)
 NASA Postdoc Scholar, Earth and Planetary Atmospheres Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA/California Institute of Technology, USA (2010  2012)
 Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany (2007  2010)
 Postdoc: Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics (2007 2010)
 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow (2007  2009)
 NASA Group Achievement Award (2017)
 Elsevier/JQSRT P.C. Waterman Award (2016)
 JPL Voyager Award (2016)
 JPL Team Award (2016)
 NASA Group Achievement Award (2014)
 NASA Postdoc Program Fellowship (20102012)
 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship (20072010)
 French Government Fellowship (20042007)
 M. Gao, PW. Zhai, B. Franz, Y. Hu, K. Knobelspiesse, P. J. Werdell, A. Ibrahim, and F. Xu "Retrieval of aerosol properties and water leaving reflectance from multiangular polarimetric measurements over coastal waters," Opt. Express, under review, 2018.
 C.L. Bradley, D. J. Diner, M. Kupinski, F. Xu, R.A. Chipman, "Spectral invariance hypothesis study of polarized reflectance with groundbased Multiangle SpectroPolarimetric Imager (GroundMSPI)," J. Appl. Remote Sensing, under review, 2018.
 F. Xu, D.J. Diner, J. L. McDuffie, M. J. Garay, I.N. Tkatcheva, M.A. Bull, F.C. Seidel, G. van Harten, A.B. Davis, L. Di Girolamo, D. Fu, M. Su, G. Zhao, "AirMSPI cloud droplet size and optical depth retrieval algorithm theoretical basis," ATBD, JPL D100521, 2017.
 F. Xu, et al. "Coupled Retrieval of Liquid Water Cloud and Aerosol Above Cloud Properties using the Airborne Multiangle SpectroPolarimetric Imager (AirMSPI)," J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., under review, 2018
 Davis, A.B., F. Xu, and D. J. Diner, "Addendum to 'Generalized radiative transfer theory for scattering by particles in an absorbing gas: addressing both spatial and spectral integration in multiangle remote sensing of optically thin aerosol Layers'," J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer. 205, 251253, 2018.
 Davis, A.B., F. Xu, and D. J. Diner, "Generalized radiative transfer theory for scattering by particles in an absorbing gas: addressing both spatial and spectral integration in multiangle remote sensing of optically thin aerosol Layers," J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer. 205, 148162, 2018.
 M. L. Witek, D. J. Diner, M. J. Garay, F. Xu, M. A. Bull, and F. C. Seidel, "Improving MISR AOD retrievals with low lightlevel corrections for veiling light," IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 56, Page to be assigned, 2017.
 F. Xu, G. van Harten, D. J. Diner, O. V. Kalashnikova, F. C. Seidel, C. J. Bruegge, and O. Dubovik, Coupled retrieval of aerosol properties and land surface reflection using the Airborne Multiangle SpectroPolarimetric Imager (AirMSPI), J. Geophys. Res.,Atmos., 122, 70047026, 2017.
 F. Xu, O. Dubovik, P.W. Zhai, D. J. Diner, O. V. Kalashnikova, F. C. Seidel, P. Litvinov, A. Bovchaliuk, M. J. Garay, G. van Harten, and A. B. Davis, Joint retrieval of aerosol and waterleaving radiance from multispectral, multiangular and polarimetric measurements over ocean, Atmos. Meas. Tech. 9, 28772907, 2016.
 F. Xu, A. B. Davis, and D. J. Diner, Markov chain formalism for generalized radiative transfer in a planeparallel medium, accounting for Polarization. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer. 184, 1426, 2016.
 A. B. Davis and F. Xu, A generalized linear transport model for spatially correlated stochastic media, J. Comput. & Theoretical Transport, 43, 474514, 2014.
 H. Yu, F. Xu, C. Tropea, Optical caustics associated with the primary rainbow of oblate droplets: simulation and application in nonsphericity measurement. Opt. Express 21, 2576125771, 2013.
 H. Yu, F. Xu, C. Tropea, Simulation of optical caustics associated with the secondary rainbow of oblate droplets, Opt. Lett. 38, 44694472, 2013.
 A. B. Davis and F. Xu, A generalized linear transport model for spatially correlated stochastic media, J. Comput. & Theoretical Transport, 43, 474514, 2014.
 F. Xu, R. A. West, and A. B. Davis, A hybrid method for modeling polarized radiative transfer in a sphericalshell planetary atmosphere, JQSRT, 117, 5970, 2013
 H. Yu, F. Xu and C. Tropea, Spheroidal droplet measurements based on generalized rainbow patterns, JQSRT, 126, 105112, 2013.
 D. J. Diner, F. Xu, M. J. Garay, J. V. Martonchik, B. E. Rheingans, S. Geier, A. Davis, B. R. Hancock, V. M. Jovanovic, M. A. Bull, K. Capraro, R. A. Chipman, and S. C. McClain, The Airborne Multiangle SpectroPolarimetric Imager (AirMSPI): a new tool for aerosol and cloud remote sensing, Atmos. Meas. Tech. 6, 20072025, 2013.
 D. J. Diner, F. Xu, J. V. Martonchik, B. E. Rheingans, S. Geier, V. M. Jovanovic, A. Davis, R. A. Chipman, and S. C. McClain, Exploration of a Polarized Surface Bidirectional Reflectance Model Using the GroundBased Multiangle SpectroPolarimetric Imager, Atmosphere 3, 591619, 2012.
 F. Xu and A. B. Davis, Derivatives of light scattering properties of a nonspherical particle computed with the Tmatrix method, Opt. Lett. 36, 44644466, 2011.
 G. Gouesbet, F. Xu, and Y. Han, Expanded description of electromagnetic arbitrary shaped beams in spheroidal coordinates, for use in light scattering theories: A review, JQSRT, 112, 22492267, 2011.
 F. Xu, A. B. Davis, S. V. Suniti, J. Martonchik and D. J. Diner, Linearization of Markov chain formalism for vector radiative transfer in a planeparallel atmosphere/surface system, Appl. Opt. 51, 34913507, 2012.
 F. Xu, A. B. Davis, R. A. West, J. Martonchik, and D. J. Diner, Markov chain formalism for vector radiative transfer in a planeparallel atmosphere overlying a polarizing surface, Opt. Lett. 36, 20832085, 2011.
 F. Xu, A. B. Davis, R. A. West, and L. W. Esposito, Markov chain formalism for polarized light transfer in planeparallel atmospheres, with numerical comparison to the Monte Carlo method, Opt. Express 19, 946967, 2011.
 . F. Xu and J. A. Lock, Debye series for light scattering by a coated nonspherical particle, Phy. Rev. A. 81, 063812, 2010.
 F. Xu, and J. A. Lock, and G. Gouesbet, Debye series for light scattering by a nonspherical particle, Phy. Rev. A. 81, 043824, 2010.
 J. A. Lock, and F. Xu. Optical Caustics observed in light scattering by an oblate spheroid, Appl. Opt. 49, 12881304, 2010.
 F. Xu, and J. A. Lock, and C. Tropea, Debye series for light scattering by a spheroid. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 27, 671686, 2010.
 K. F. Ren, F. Xu, J. Dorey, and X. Cai, Development of a Precise and in Situ Turbidity Measurement System, Chem. Eng. Comm. 197, 250259, 2010.
 F. Xu, J. A. Lock, G. Gouesbet, and C. Tropea, Optical stress on the surface of a particle: Homogeneous sphere. Phys. Rev. A. 79, 053808 2009.
 S. Bakic, F. Xu, N. Damaschke, and C. Tropea, Feasibility of extending rainbow refractometry to small particles using femtosecond laser pulses. Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 26, 3440, 2009.
 F. Xu, X. Cai, M. Su, K. F. Ren, and J. M. Dorey, Study on the measurement of high pressure wet steam by spectral light extinction method. J. Power Eng. 29, 254261, 2009.
 F. Xu, J. A. Lock, G. Gouesbet, and C. Tropea, Radiation torque exerted on a spheroid: analytical solution. Phys. Rev. A. 77, 154806 2008.
 F. Xu, K. F. Ren, G. Gouesbet, G. Gréhan, and X. Cai, Generalized LorenzMie theory for arbitrarily oriented, located and shaped beam scattering by a homogeneous spheroid. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 119131, 2007.
 F. Xu, G. Gouesbet, X. Cai, and G. Gréhan, Theoretical prediction of radiation pressure force exerted on a spheroid by an arbitrarily shaped beam. Phys. Rev. E 75, 026613, 2007.
 .F. Xu, K. F. Ren, and X. Cai, Expansion of arbitrarily oriented, located and shaped beam in spheroidal coordinates. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 109118, 2007.
 M. Su, F. Xu, X. Cai, K. F. Ren, and J. Shen, Optimization of regularization parameters of inversion in particle sizing using light extinction method. Particuology 5, 295299, 2007.
 F. Xu, K. F. Ren, and X. Cai, Extension of geometricaloptics approximation to onaxis Gaussian beam scattering. I. By a spherical particle. Appl. Opt. 45, 49904999, 2006.
 F. Xu, K. F. Ren, X. Cai, and J. Shen, Extension of geometricaloptics approximation to onaxis Gaussian beam scattering. II. By a spheroidal particle with endon incidence. Appl. Opt. 45, 50005009, 2006.
 J. Shen, B. Yu, Y. Xu, F. Xu, and J. Shen, Particle sizing by spectral analysis on transmission fluctuations. Powder Techn. 166, 9199, 2006.
 F. Xu, and K. F. Ren, Geometrical optics approximation of forward scattering by coated particles. Appl. Opt. 43, 18701879, 2004.
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