Center for Solar Terrestrial Research

Haimin Wang
Distinguished Professor, Physics, NJIT
Director: Space Weather Research Laboratory
OFFICE: 460 Tiernan Hall
PHONE: (973) 596-5781

Professional Information

Education  Ph.D. in Astronomy, California Institute of Technology, 1988
B.S. in Astronomy, Nanjing University , 1982
Courses and Teaching Spring 2011: Phys 121, Physics II
Fall 2014:Phys 681, Solar Physics and Instrumentation
Fall 2009: Phys 111, Physics I
Fall 2006: Phys 111H, Honors Physics I
Fall 2004:Phys 777, Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics
Spring 2002: Phys 661, Statistic Mechanics
Fall 1999: Phys 231H, Honors  PhysicsIII
Research Interests 
The Sun
Space Weather
Solar physics and phenomena of the atmosphere of the Sun and solar-like stars, including solar/stellar flares, sunspots, active regions, filaments and prominences, quiet Sun network.  Measurements of physical parameters of the solar atmosphere, such as magnetic fields, density, temperature, and energy distribution of electrons and ions in the photosphere, chromosphere and corona.  Radio emission from the Sun and stars, radio emission mechanisms, radio instrumentation and techniques.  Microwave spectral imaging of the Sun and stars. High-energy solar physics, including hard and soft X-ray, extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) and gamma-ray observations. 
Vitae  PDF File of a Short Resume
Professional Societies  1984-present: American Astronomical Society (AAS) 
1984-present: Solar Physics Division (SPD/AAS) 
1987-present: International Astronomical Union (IAU) 

Personal Research

April 29, 1998, LASCO C2 CME MPEG Movie

April 29, 1998, BBSO Halpha MPEG Movie, from  the full disk observation

November 5, 1998, BBSO Halpha MPEG  Movie, from 65-cm reflector

Solar Filament List (1991-1994)

Febuary 17, 2000, BBSO Halpha MPEG Movie, from  the full disk observation

Distribution of Filament Disappearances and Relationship to CMEs (1997-1999)

Filament List (1998-1999)

SOHO-BBSO Coordinated Study on Magnetic Reconnection in the Quiet Sun

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