Mikhail Sitnov Print


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Degree Field of Study Year Attained Institution Name
M. Sc. Physics 1982 Moscow State University
Ph. D. Physics 1986 Moscow State University
 
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Start Year End Year Description
2014 Current Principal Professional Staff, JHU/APL, Space Exploration Sector
2007 2014 Senior Professional Staff, JHU/APL, Space Exploration Sector
2005 2007 Associate Research Scientist, Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, University of Maryland, College Park
2003 2005 Assistant Research Scientist, Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, University of Maryland, College Park
1998 2003 Research Associate, Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park
1993 2003 Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Moscow State University
1988 1993 Research Scientist, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Moscow State University
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The following publication information was downloaded from http://www.researcherId.com/rid/H-2316-2016.
Stephens, G. K., Sitnov, M. I., Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Roelof, E. C., Tsyganenko, N. A., Le, G., (2016), Empirical modeling of the storm time innermost magnetosphere using Van Allen Probes and THEMIS data: Eastward and banana currents, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 121, 157-170, ://WOS:000371146900012

Merkin, V. G., Sitnov, M. I., Lyon, J. G., (2015), Evolution of generalized two-dimensional magnetotail equilibria in ideal and resistive MHD, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 120, 1993-2014, ://WOS:000353237600035

Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Sitnov, M. I., Millan, R. M., Kress, B. T., Fennell, J. F., Claudepierre, S. G., Barnes, R. J., (2015), Global storm time depletion of the outer electron belt, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 120, 2543-2556, ://WOS:000354894800014

Sitnov, M. I., Merkin, V. G., Swisdak, M., Motoba, T., Buzulukova, N., Moore, T. E., Mauk, B. H., Ohtani, S., (2014), Magnetic reconnection, buoyancy, and flapping motions in magnetotail explosions, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 119, ://WOS:000344810200012

Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Sitnov, M. I., Millan, R. M., Kress, B. T., Smith, D. C., (2014), Enhanced radial transport and energization of radiation belt electrons due to drift orbit bifurcations, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 119, 163-170, ://WOS:000333028600016

Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Sitnov, M. I., Mitchell, D. G., Takahashi, K., Lanzerotti, L. J., Mauk, B. H., (2014), Rotationally driven 'zebra stripes' in Earth's inner radiation belt, Nature, 507, 338-+, ://WOS:000333029000029

Fu, H. S., Cao, J. B., Khotyaintsev, Yu V., Sitnov, M. I., Runov, A., Fu, S. Y., Hamrin, M., Andre, M., Retino, A., Ma, Y. D., Lu, H. Y., Wei, X. H., Huang, S. Y., (2013), Dipolarization fronts as a consequence of transient reconnection: In situ evidence, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 6023-6027, ://WOS:000329141900002

Mitchell, D. G., Lanzerotti, L. J., Kim, C. K., Stokes, M., Ho, G., Cooper, S., Ukhorskiy, A., Manweiler, J. W., Jaskulek, S., Haggerty, D. K., Brandt, P., Sitnov, M., Keika, K., Hayes, J. R., Brown, L. E., Gurnee, R. S., Hutcheson, J. C., Nelson, K. S., Paschalidis, N., Rossano, E., Kerem, S., (2013), Radiation Belt Storm Probes Ion Composition Experiment (RBSPICE), Space Science Reviews, 179, 263-308, ://WOS:000326381300008

Moore, T. E., Chandler, M. O., Buzulukova, N., Collinson, G. A., Kepko, E. L., Garcia-Sage, K. S., Henderson, M. G., Sitnov, M. I., (2013), "Snowplow" injection front effects, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 118, 6478-6488, ://WOS:000330180600044

Sitnov, M. I., Buzulukova, N., Swisdak, M., Merkin, V. G., Moore, T. E., (2013), Spontaneous formation of dipolarization fronts and reconnection onset in the magnetotail, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 22-27, ://WOS:000317826300005

Stephens, G. K., Sitnov, M. I., Kissinger, J., Tsyganenko, N. A., McPherron, R. L., Korth, H., Anderson, B. J., (2013), Empirical reconstruction of storm time steady magnetospheric convection events, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 118, 6434-6456, ://WOS:000330180600041

Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Sitnov, M. I., (2013), Dynamics of Radiation Belt Particles, Space Science Reviews, 179, 545-578, ://WOS:000326381300016

Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Sitnov, M. I., Merkin, V. G., Artemyev, A. V., (2013), Rapid acceleration of protons upstream of earthward propagating dipolarization fronts, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 118, 4952-4962, ://WOS:000324992300022

Moore, T. E., Chandler, M. O., Buzulukova, N., Collinson, G. A., Kepko, E. L., Garcia-Sage, K. S., Henderson, M. G., Sitnov, M. I., (2013), "Snowplow" injection front effects, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 118, 6478-6488, ://WOS:000330180600044

Sitnov, M. I., Swisdak, M., (2012), Onset of collisionless magnetic reconnection in two-dimensional current sheets and formation of dipolarization fronts (vol 116, A12216, 2011), Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 117, ://WOS:000300825600002

Sitnov, M. I., Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Stephens, G. K., (2012), Forecasting of global data-binning parameters for high-resolution empirical geomagnetic field models, Space Weather-the International Journal of Research and Applications, 10, ://WOS:000309135600001

Runov, A., Angelopoulos, V., Sitnov, M., Sergeev, V. A., Nakamura, R., Nishimura, Y., Frey, H. U., McFadden, J. P., Larson, D., Bonnell, J., Glassmeier, K. H., Auster, U., Connors, M., Russell, C. T., Singer, H. J., (2011), Dipolarization fronts in the magnetotail plasma sheet, Planetary and Space Science, 59, 517-525, ://WOS:000290078100010

Sitnov, M. I., Swisdak, M., (2011), Onset of collisionless magnetic reconnection in two-dimensional current sheets and formation of dipolarization fronts, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 116, ://WOS:000298262700002

Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Sitnov, M. I., Millan, R. M., Kress, B. T., (2011), The role of drift orbit bifurcations in energization and loss of electrons in the outer radiation belt, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 116, ://WOS:000294799400006

Guzdar, P. N., Hassam, A. B., Swisdak, M., Sitnov, M. I., (2010), A simple MHD model for the formation of multiple dipolarization fronts, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, ://WOS:000283545100007

Sitnov, M. I., Schindler, K., (2010), Tearing stability of a multiscale magnetotail current sheet, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, ://WOS:000277032800002

Sitnov, M. I., Tsyganenko, N. A., Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Anderson, B. J., Korth, H., Lui, A. T. Y., Brandt, P. C., (2010), Empirical modeling of a CIR-driven magnetic storm, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 115, ://WOS:000280590200003

Runov, A., Angelopoulos, V., Sitnov, M. I., Sergeev, V. A., Bonnell, J., McFadden, J. P., Larson, D., Glassmeier, K. H., Auster, U., (2009), THEMIS observations of an earthward-propagating dipolarization front, Geophysical Research Letters, 36, ://WOS:000268631200002

Sitnov, M. I., Swisdak, M., Divin, A. V., (2009), Dipolarization fronts as a signature of transient reconnection in the magnetotail, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 114, ://WOS:000264866200001

Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Sitnov, M. I., Takahashi, K., Anderson, B. J., (2009), Radial transport of radiation belt electrons due to stormtime Pc5 waves, Annales Geophysicae, 27, 2173-2181, ://WOS:000266406300034

Zhou, X. Z., Angelopoulos, V., Runov, A., Sitnov, M. I., Coroniti, F., Pritchett, P., Pu, Z. Y., Zong, Q. G., McFadden, J. P., Larson, D., Glassmeier, K. H., (2009), Thin current sheet in the substorm late growth phase: Modeling of THEMIS observations, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 114, ://WOS:000264865400001

Zhou, X. Z., Angelopoulos, V., Runov, A., Sitnov, M. I., Zong, Q. G., Pu, Z. Y., (2009), Ion distributions near the reconnection sites: Comparison between simulations and THEMIS observations, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 114, ://WOS:000272946700002

Sitnov, M. I., Tsyganenko, N. A., Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Brandt, P. C., (2008), Dynamical data-based modeling of the storm-time geomagnetic field with enhanced spatial resolution, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 113, ://WOS:000258156400005

Ukhorskiy, Aleksandr Y., Sitnov, Mikhail I., (2008), Radial transport in the outer radiation belt due to global magnetospheric compressions, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 70, 1714-1726, ://WOS:000261538700004

Zaslavsky, G. M., Guzdar, P. N., Edelnman, M., Sitnov, M. I., Sharma, A. S., (2008), Multiscale behavior and fractional kinetics from the data of solar wind-magnetosphere coupling, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 13, 314-330, ://WOS:000254601700009

Divin, A. V., Sitnov, M. I., Swisdak, M., Drake, J. F., (2007), Reconnection onset in the magnetotail: Particle simulations with open boundary conditions, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, ://WOS:000246494400003

Sitnov, M. I., Guzdar, P. N., Swisdak, M., (2007), Atypical current sheets and plasma bubbles: A self-consistent kinetic model, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, ://WOS:000248598800001

Tsyganenko, N. A., Sitnov, M. I., (2007), Magnetospheric configurations from a high-resolution data-based magnetic field model, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 112, ://WOS:000247371600007

Zaslavsky, G. M., Guzdar, P. N., Edelman, M., Sitnov, M. I., Sharma, A. S., (2007), Selfsimilarity and fractional kinetics of solar wind-magnetosphere coupling, Physica a-Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 373, 11-20, ://WOS:000242316000002

Sitnov, M. I., Swisdak, M., Guzdar, P. N., Runov, A., (2006), Structure and dynamics of a new class of thin current sheets, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 111, ://WOS:000239788300001

Eastwood, J. P., Sibeck, D. G., Slavin, J. A., Goldstein, M. L., Lavraud, B., Sitnov, M., Imber, S., Balogh, A., Lucek, E. A., Dandouras, I., (2005), Observations of multiple X-line structure in the Earth's magnetotail current sheet: A Cluster case study, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, ://WOS:000229964300003

Sitnov, M. I., Guzdar, P. N., Swisdak, M., (2005), On the formation of a plasma bubble, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, ://WOS:000231568600004

Tsyganenko, N. A., Sitnov, M. I., (2005), Modeling the dynamics of the inner magnetosphere during strong geomagnetic storms, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 110, ://WOS:000227880500007

Sitnov, M. I., Lui, A. T. Y., Guzdar, P. N., Yoon, P. H., (2004), Current-driven instabilities in forced current sheets, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 109, ://WOS:000220434300001

Sitnov, M. I., Swisdak, M., Drake, J. F., Guzdar, P. N., Rogers, B. N., (2004), A model of the bifurcated current sheet: 2. Flapping motions, Geophysical Research Letters, 31, ://WOS:000221333700001

Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Sitnov, M. I., Sharma, A. S., Anderson, B. J., Ohtani, S., Lui, A. T. Y., (2004), Data-derived forecasting model for relativistic electron intensity at geosynchronous orbit, Geophysical Research Letters, 31, ://WOS:000221333700004

Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Sitnov, M. I., Sharma, A. S., Papadopoulos, K., (2004), Global and multi-scale features of solar wind-magnetosphere coupling: From modeling to forecasting, Geophysical Research Letters, 31, ://WOS:000221076300002

Shao, X., Sitnov, M. I., Sharma, S. A., Papadopoulos, K., Goodrich, C. C., Guzdar, P. N., Milikh, G. M., Wiltberger, M. J., Lyon, J. G., (2003), Phase transition-like behavior of magnetospheric substorms: Global MHD simulation results, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 108, ://WOS:000181832300001

Sitnov, M. I., Guzdar, P. N., Swisdak, M., (2003), A model of the bifurcated current sheet, Geophysical Research Letters, 30, ://WOS:000184338700003

Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Sitnov, M. I., Sharma, A. S., Papadopoulos, K., (2003), Combining global and multi-scale features in a description of the solar wind-magnetosphere coupling, Annales Geophysicae, 21, 1913-1929, ://WOS:000189047300002

Sitnov, M. I., Sharma, A. S., Guzdar, P. N., Yoon, P. H., (2002), Reconnection onset in the tail of Earth's magnetosphere, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 107, ://WOS:000180343700032

Sitnov, M. I., Sharma, A. S., Papadopoulos, K., Vassiliadis, D., (2002), Modeling substorm dynamics of the magnetosphere: From self-organization and self-organized criticality to nonequilibrium phase transitions, Physical Review E, 65, ://WOS:000173407500027

Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Sitnov, M. I., Sharma, A. S., Papadopoulos, K., (2002), Global and multiscale aspects of magnetospheric dynamics in local-linear filters, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 107, ://WOS:000180360500036

Yoon, P. H., Lui, A. T. Y., Sitnov, M. I., (2002), Generalized lower-hybrid drift instabilities in current-sheet equilibrium, Physics of Plasmas, 9, 1526-1538, ://WOS:000175197300006

Sharma, AS, Sitnov, MI, Papadopoulos, K, (2001), Substorms as nonequilibrium transitions of the magnetosphere, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 63, 1399-1406

Sitnov, MI, Sharma, AS, Papadopoulos, K, Vassiliadis, D, Valdivia, JA, Klimas, AJ, Baker, DN, (2000), Phase transition-like behavior of the magnetosphere during substorms, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 105, 12955-12974

Sitnov, MI, Zelenyi, LM, Malova, HV, Slarma, AS, (2000), Thin current sheet embedded within a thicker plasma sheet: Self-consistent kinetic theory, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 105, 13029-13043

Zelenyi, LM, Sitnov, MI, Malova, HV, Sharma, AS, (2000), Thin and superthin ion current sheets. Quasi-adiabatic and nonadiabatic models, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 7, 127-139

Sitnov, M. I., Lui, A. T. Y., (1999), Cross-field current instability as a catalyst of the explosive reconnection in the geomagnetotail, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 104, 6941-6951, ://WOS:000079481600025

Sitnov, M. I., Malova, H. V., Sharma, A. S., (1999), Linear stability of a tearing mode in a quasineutral current sheet, Plasma Physics Reports, 25, 227-235, ://WOS:000079111300006

Sitnov, M. I., Malova, H. V., Sharma, A. S., (1998), Role of the temperature ratio in the linear stability of the quasi-neutral sheet tearing mode, Geophysical Research Letters, 25, 269-272, ://WOS:000071848000012

Sitnov, M. I., Malova, H. V., Lui, A. T. Y., (1997), Quasi-neutral sheet tearing instability induced by electron preferential acceleration from stochasticity, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 102, 163-173, ://WOS:A1997WA69200014

Kropotkin, AP, Malova, HV, Sitnov, MI, (1997), Self-consistent structure of a thin anisotropic current sheet, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 102, 22099-22106

Malova, H. V., Sitnov, M. I., (1993), ON THE MECHANISM OF TEARING INSTABILITY IN A QUASI-NEUTRAL SHEET ASSOCIATED WITH THE PHENOMENON OF DETERMINISTIC CHAOS IN STRONGLY CURVED MAGNETIC-FIELDS, Physics Letters A, 177, 235-240, ://WOS:A1993LJ33000012

Sitnov, M. I., (1991), PLASMA-WAVE COLLISIONLESS DAMPING AND CHARGED-PARTICLE ACCELERATION INDUCED BY DETERMINISTIC CHAOS IN A STRONGLY CURVED MAGNETIC-FIELD, Physics Letters A, 159, 170-173, ://WOS:A1991GL66300012

Malova, H. V., Sitnov, M. I., (1989), NONLINEAR STRUCTURES, STOCHASTICITY AND INTERMITTENCY IN THE DYNAMICS OF CHARGED-PARTICLES NEAR A MAGNETIC-FIELD REVERSAL, Physics Letters A, 140, 136-140, ://WOS:A1989AR06800014

Sitnov, M. I., (1988), MAXIMUM ENERGY OF PARTICLES IN SERFOTRON IN THE UNLIMITED ACCELERATION REGIME, Pisma V Zhurnal Tekhnicheskoi Fiziki, 14, 89-92, ://WOS:A1988M126000024

Kuzmenkov, L. S., Sitnov, M. I., (1984), BERNSTEIN MODE FORMATION IN WEAK MAGNETIC-FIELD, Physics Letters A, 100, 141-143, ://WOS:A1984SA98500007