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Souichiro Hioki
Souichiro Hioki
Phone:
(979) 845-5123
Email:
s.hioki@tamu.edu
Office:
Eller O&M 906A
Address:

Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Texas A&M University
3150 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-3150


Degrees:

B.S. in Geophysics, Tohoku University, Japan, 2013

Awards:

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship 2017-2018 (Renewal) (2017-2018)

Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University (Dec. 2016)

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship 2016-2017 (Renewal) (2016-2017)

Student Presentation Award (Poster), 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite System, 96th annual meeting of American Meteorological Society (Jan. 2016)

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship 2015-2016 (2015-2016)

Student Presentation Award (Poster), 20th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 95th annual meeting of American Meteorological Society (Jan. 2015)

Outstanding Graduate Student Seminar Award, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M Univesity (Dec. 2014)

Shorei Award, Aoba Society for the Promotion of Science, Tohoku University, for the best academic achievement in the major (Mar. 2012)


Souichiro Hioki

Graduate Student

Research Interests

  • Radiative transfer of polarized light in the atmosphere
  • Remote sensing of clouds and aerosols
  • Atmospheric optical phenomena and bioaerosols

Selected Publications

Presentations

Apr. 19, 2017       S. Hioki, P. Yang, Evaluating ice cloud particle models by using POLDER-MODIS-CALIOP dataset, 3rd International A-Train Symposium, Pasadena, CA, Apr 19-21, 2017 (Poster)

Mar. 17, 2016      S. Hioki, P. Yang, G. W. Kattawar, Estimating phase matrix from multi-angle satellite measurements, The 16th electromagnetic and light scattering conference, College Park, MD, Mar 13-17, 2017 (Oral)

Dec. 16, 2016 - S. Hioki, P. Yang, G. W. Kattawar, Combining polarimetric and intensity data from multi-angle satellite observations to improve ice cloud morphology retrieval, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2016, San Francisco, CA, Dec 12-16, 2015. (Poster)

Dec. 8, 2016 - S. Hioki, P. Yang, Retrieving degree of ice particle surface roughness in clouds from multi- angle measurements, MISR Science Team Meeting, Pasadena, CA, Dec 8-9, 2016 (Oral)

Oct. 20, 2016 - S. Hioki, P. Yang, Comparison between simulated cloud radiative forcing and CERES Measurements, Earth Radiation Budget Workshop, Reading, United Kingdom, Oct 18-21, 2016 (Oral)

Aug. 4, 2016 - S. Hioki, P. Yang, Y. Wang, J. Milligan, A. Bell, Ice cloud particle surface roughness retrievals from multi-angle satellite observations, 13th Annual Meeting of Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, Beijing, China, Jul 31-Aug 5, 2016 (Oral)

Feb. 18, 2016 - S. Hioki, P. Yang, Retrieval of surface roughness of ice crystals in cirrus clouds from MISR observations, MISR Science Team Meeting, Pasadena, CA, Feb 18-19, 2016 (Oral)

Jan. 11, 2016 - S. Hioki and P. Yang, The Influence of Spatial Resolution on the Inference of Ice Cloud Particle Morphological Parameters from Multi-angle Satellite Observations, 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 96th annual meeting of American Meteorological Society, New Orleans, LA, Jan 10-14, 2016. (Poster)

Dec. 17, 2015 - S. Hioki, P. Yang, B. Baum, S. Platnick, K. Meyer, M. King, J. Riedi, Inference of Ice Cloud Particle Roughness in Optically Thin Clouds Using Satellite Polarimetric Observations, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2015, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14-18, 2015. (Oral)

Jan. 5, 2015 - S. Hioki, P. Yang, and B. Baum, Ice cloud particle roughness inferred from satellite polarimetric observations, 20th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 95th annual meeting of American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, Jan 4-8, 2015. (Poster)

Dec. 16, 2014 - S. Hioki, P. Yang, and L. Di Girolamo, Quantification of ice cloud particle roughness from multi-angle satellite observations, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2014, San Francisco, CA, Dec 15-19, 2014. (Poster)

Jul. 31, 2013 - S. Hioki and H. Iwabuchi, Solar Corona Caused by Sugi Pollen, The 3rd International Symposium on Atmospheric Light Scattering and Remote Sensing, Nagoya, Japan, Jul 29-Aug 2, 2013. (Oral)

Peer-Reviewed Publications

S. Hioki, P. Yang, G. W. Kattawar, and Y. Hu (2016), Truncation of the scattering phase matrix for vector radiative transfer simulation, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transf., 183, 70-77

S. Hioki, P. Yang, B. A. Baum, S. Platnick, K. G. Meyer, M. D. King, and J. Riedi (2016), Degree of ice particle surface roughness inferred from polarimetric observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 12, 7545-7558, doi=10.5194/acp-16-7545-2016.

S. Hioki and H. Iwabuchi (2015), Photographic observation and optical simulation of a pollen corona display in Japan, Appl. Opt., 54(4), B12-B21.

Additional Information

Advisor: Dr. Ping Yang

Research and Teaching Experiences:

Research Assistant: Texas A&M University, Department of Atmospheric Sciences (2013-present)         

Teaching Assistant: Tohoku University, Interdisciplinary Education, “An introduction to UNIX computer system” (2013)    

Student Programmer: School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Development and evaluation of computer program simulating fluid kinematics (2010-2012)

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