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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

Mar. 8, 2018 - S. Hioki, P. Yang, G. Tang, and C.-P. Kuo, Spectrally and microphysically consistent ice particle model for application in the terrestrial troposphere, 17th electromagnetic and light scattering conference, College Station, TX, Mar 4-9, 2018. (Oral)

Jan. 10, 2018 - S. Hioki, P. Yang, M. D. King, and J. Riedi, Multi-layer cloud detection from the MODIS-OMI-PARASOL fused dataset, 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 98th annual meeting of American Meteorological Society, Austin, TX, Jan 7-11th, 2018. (Oral)

Dec. 16, 2017 - S. Hioki, P. Yang, G. W. Kattawar, Distribution of ice particle surface roughness inferred from the multi-angle polarimetry by the POLDER, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2017, New Orleans, LA, Dec 11-17th, 2018. (Poster)

Oct. 25, 2017 - S. Hioki, A. Bell, Sensitivity of dust plume height retrievals to cirrus contamination based on PARASOL oxygen-A band and Rayleigh scattering techniques, 1st International Workshop on Advancement of Polarimetric Observations - calibration and improved aerosol retrievals, Hefei, China, Oct 24-27, 2017. (Oral)

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, 2017 - 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, 2016. (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

N. G. Loeb, P. Yang, F. G. Rose, G. Hong, S. Sun-Mack, P. Minnis, S. Kato, S.-H. Ham, W. L. Smith Jr., S. Hioki, and G. Tang (2018), Impact of Ice Cloud Microphysics on Satellite Cloud Retrievals and Broadband Flux Radiative Transfer Model Calculations, J. Clim. 31, 1851-1864.

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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