Sergei Bolotin

Sergei Bolotin

  • Scientist
  • 301.614.6096
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 61A.1
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NVI INC
  • Positions/Employment

    2011 - Present

    Scientist

    NVI, Inc., GSFC NASA

    Developing of software for VLBI data analysis: SteelBreeze and nuSolve. Data analysis of the geodetic and astrometric very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) observations. Construction of Celestial and Terrestrial Reference Frames and determining their mutual orientation from analysis of VLBI data. Investigation of different effects and geophysical phenomena which affect the VLBI observables.
     

    Education

    Ph.D., Astrometry and Celestial Mechanics, 2002, Main Astronomical
           Observatory, Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences -- Kiev, Ukraine.
           Thesis: "Developing of models and geodetic parameters estimation from
           VLBI data analysis".

     M.S. in Physics and Astronomy, 1990 Kiev State University, Physics
           Department -- Kiev, Ukraine.

     

    Professional Service

    2009 - present: Scientist -- NVI, Inc., Greenbelt, Maryland;
    2003 - 2009:     Senior Research Scientist -- Main Astronomical Observatory
                             (MAO), Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences (NASU), Kiev, 
                             Ukraine;
    1998 - 2003:     Junior Research Scientist -- MAO NASU, Kiev, Ukraine
    1995 - 1998:     Engineer -- MAO NASU, Kiev, Ukraine
    1992 - 1995:     Post-graduate student - MAO NASU, Kiev, Ukraine;
    1990 - 1992:     Software Engineer - Committee of Science and Culture for
                             relations with Ukrainians abroad, Presidium of Acad. of
                             Sci., Ukr.SSR.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Merkowitz, S. M., S. Bolotin, P. Elosegui, et al. J. Esper, J. Gipson, L. Hilliard, E. Himwich, E. D. Hoffman, D. D. Lakins, R. C. Lamb, F. G. Lemoine, J. L. Long, J. F. McGarry, D. S. MacMillan, B. P. Michael, C. Noll, E. C. Pavlis, M. R. Pearlman, C. Ruszczyk, M. D. Shappirio, and D. A. Stowers. 2019. "Modernizing and expanding the NASA Space Geodesy Network to meet future geodetic requirements." Journal of Geodesy, 93 (11): 2263-2273 [10.1007/s00190-018-1204-5]

    Niell, A., J. Barrett, A. Burns, et al. R. Cappallo, B. Corey, M. Derome, C. Eckert, P. Elosegui, R. McWhirter, M. Poirier, G. Rajagopalan, A. Rogers, C. Ruszczyk, J. SooHoo, M. Titus, A. Whitney, D. Behrend, S. Bolotin, J. Gipson, D. Gordon, E. Himwich, and B. Petrachenko. 2018. "Demonstration of a Broadband Very Long Baseline Interferometer System: A New Instrument for High-Precision Space Geodesy." Radio Science, 63: 1263-1291 [10.1029/2018rs006617]

    Le Bail, K., J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, et al. D. S. MacMillan, D. Behrend, C. C. Thomas, S. Bolotin, W. E. Himwich, K. D. Baver, B. E. Corey, M. Titus, G. Bourda, P. Charlot, and A. Collioud. 2016. "IVS Observation of ICRF2-Gaia Transfer Sources." The Astronomical Journal, 151 (3): 79 [10.3847/0004-6256/151/3/79]

    Fey, A. L., D. Gordon, C. S. Jacobs, et al. C. Ma, R. A. Gaume, E. F. Arias, G. Bianco, D. A. Boboltz, S. Böckmann, S. Bolotin, P. Charlot, A. Collioud, G. Engelhardt, J. Gipson, A.-M. Gontier, R. Heinkelmann, S. Kurdubov, S. Lambert, S. Lytvyn, D. S. MacMillan, Z. Malkin, A. Nothnagel, R. Ojha, E. Skurikhina, J. Sokolova, J. Souchay, O. J. Sovers, V. Tesmer, O. Titov, G. Wang, and V. Zharov. 2015. "The Second Realization of the International Celestial Reference Frame by Very Long Baseline Interferometry." The Astronomical Journal, 150 (2): 58 [10.1088/0004-6256/150/2/58]

    Gordon, D., C. Ma, D. MacMillan, et al. S. Bolotin, K. Le Bail, and J. Gipson. 2013. "Effects of ICRF2 on the TRF, CRF, and EOP." International Association of Geodesy Symposia, 138 : Berlin, Germany: 175-179, ISBN: 978-3-642-32998-2. [10.1007/978-3-642-32998-2_26]

    Gordon, D., K. L. Bail, C. Ma, et al. D. MacMillan, S. Bolotin, and J. Gipson. 2013. "The Construction of ICRF2 and Its Impact on the Terrestrial Reference Frame." Earth on the Edge: Science for a Sustainable Planet, 185-188 [10.1007/978-3-642-37222-3_23]

    Ma, C., D. MacMillan, S. Bolotin, et al. K. Le Bail, D. Gordon, and J. Gipson. 2012. "Comparison of Realizations of the Terrestrial Reference Frame." International Association of Geodesy Symposia, 138 : 51-56 [10.1007/978-3-642-32998-2_9]

    Gordon, D., C. Ma, D. S. Macmillan, et al. S. Bolotin, K. Le Bail, and J. M. Gipson. 2012. "Effects of ICRF2 on the TRF, CRF, and EOP." REFERENCE FRAMES FOR APPLICATIONS IN GEOSCIENCES, International Association of Geodesy Symposia, "IAG Symposium on Reference Frames for Applications in Geosciences (REFAG)", Marne-la-Vallée, France, Oct: 4-8, 2010, 138: Berlin, Germany: 175-179, ISBN: 978-3-642-32998-2. [ 10.1007/978-3-642-32998-2_26]

    Heinkelmann, R., J. Böhm, S. Bolotin, et al. G. Engelhardt, R. Haas, R. Lanotte, D. S. MacMillan, M. Negusini, E. Skurikhina, O. Titov, and H. Schuh. 2011. "VLBI-derived troposphere parameters during CONT08." Journal of Geodesy, 85 (7): 377-393 [10.1007/s00190-011-0459-x]

    Bizouard, C., J.-Y. Richard, S. Bolotin, and O. Bolotina. 2010. ""High frequency nutation from GRGS mult-technique combination"." Proceedings of the 6th Orlov Conference, 128-133.

    Heinkelmann, R., J. Boehm, H. Schuh, et al. S. Bolotin, G. Engelhardt, D. S. MacMillan, M. Negusini, E. Skurikhina, V. Tesmer, and O. Titov. 2007. "Combination of long time-series of troposphere zenith delays observed by VLBI." Journal of Geodesy, 81 (6-8): 483-501 [10.1007/s00190-007-0147-z]

    Non-Refereed

    Bolotin, S., K. D. Baver, J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, and D. S. Macmillan. 2017. "Implementation of the vgosDb format at the GSFC VLBI Analysis Center." Proceedings of the 23rd European VLBI Group for Geodesy and Astrometry Working Meeting, 14-19 May, 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden 235-237 [Full Text (Link)]

    Bolotin, S., K. D. Baver, J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, and D. S. Macmillan. 2016. "Transition to vgosDb Format." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2016 General Meeting Proceedings, "New Horizons with VGOS" NASA/CP-2016-219016: Greenbelt, Maryland, 20771, U.S.A.: 222-224 [Full Text (Link)]

    Bolotin, S., K. D. Baver, J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, and D. S. Macmillan. 2012. "The First Release of νSolve." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2012 General Meeting Proceedings, NASA CP/2012-217504: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.: 222-226 [Full Text (Link)]

    Le Bail, K., J. Gipson, and S. Bolotin. 2012. "Regularization of Nutation Time Series at GSFC." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2012 General Meeting Proceedings, NASA CP/2012-217504: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.: 380-384 [Full Text (Link)]

    Gordon, D., C. Ma, D. S. Macmillan, et al. J. M. Gipson, K. D. Baver, S. Bolotin, and K. Le Bail. 2010. "GSFC VLBI analysis center." 2010 International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry Annual Report 2009 231-234 [Full Text (Link)]

    Bolotin, S., and S. Lytvyn. 2010. "Individual and combined solutions of celestrial reference frame." Proceedings of the 6th Orlov Conference Ukraine, Kiev, 55-63.

    Bolotin, S., O. Bolotina, C. Bizouard, and V. Kozel. 2010. "Investigation of the EOP data sets." Proceedings of the 6th Orlov Conference

    Bolotin, S., J. M. Gipson, and D. S. Macmillan. 2010. "Development of a new VLBI data analysis software." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2010 General Meeting Proceedings, "VLBI2010: From Vision to Reality" NASA CP/2010-215864: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.: 197-201 [Full Text (Link)]

    Publications

    Refereed

    Merkowitz, S. M., S. Bolotin, P. Elosegui, et al. J. Esper, J. Gipson, L. Hilliard, E. Himwich, E. D. Hoffman, D. D. Lakins, R. C. Lamb, F. G. Lemoine, J. L. Long, J. F. McGarry, D. S. MacMillan, B. P. Michael, C. Noll, E. C. Pavlis, M. R. Pearlman, C. Ruszczyk, M. D. Shappirio, and D. A. Stowers. 2019. "Modernizing and expanding the NASA Space Geodesy Network to meet future geodetic requirements." Journal of Geodesy 93 (11): 2263-2273 [10.1007/s00190-018-1204-5]

    Niell, A., J. Barrett, A. Burns, et al. R. Cappallo, B. Corey, M. Derome, C. Eckert, P. Elosegui, R. McWhirter, M. Poirier, G. Rajagopalan, A. Rogers, C. Ruszczyk, J. SooHoo, M. Titus, A. Whitney, D. Behrend, S. Bolotin, J. Gipson, D. Gordon, E. Himwich, and B. Petrachenko. 2018. "Demonstration of a Broadband Very Long Baseline Interferometer System: A New Instrument for High-Precision Space Geodesy." Radio Science 63 1263-1291 [10.1029/2018rs006617]

    Le Bail, K., J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, et al. D. S. MacMillan, D. Behrend, C. C. Thomas, S. Bolotin, W. E. Himwich, K. D. Baver, B. E. Corey, M. Titus, G. Bourda, P. Charlot, and A. Collioud. 2016. "IVS Observation of ICRF2-Gaia Transfer Sources." The Astronomical Journal 151 (3): 79 [10.3847/0004-6256/151/3/79]

    Fey, A. L., D. Gordon, C. S. Jacobs, et al. C. Ma, R. A. Gaume, E. F. Arias, G. Bianco, D. A. Boboltz, S. Böckmann, S. Bolotin, P. Charlot, A. Collioud, G. Engelhardt, J. Gipson, A.-M. Gontier, R. Heinkelmann, S. Kurdubov, S. Lambert, S. Lytvyn, D. S. MacMillan, Z. Malkin, A. Nothnagel, R. Ojha, E. Skurikhina, J. Sokolova, J. Souchay, O. J. Sovers, V. Tesmer, O. Titov, G. Wang, and V. Zharov. 2015. "The Second Realization of the International Celestial Reference Frame by Very Long Baseline Interferometry." The Astronomical Journal 150 (2): 58 [10.1088/0004-6256/150/2/58]

    Gordon, D., C. Ma, D. MacMillan, et al. S. Bolotin, K. Le Bail, and J. Gipson. 2013. "Effects of ICRF2 on the TRF, CRF, and EOP." International Association of Geodesy Symposia 138 175-179 [10.1007/978-3-642-32998-2_26]

    Gordon, D., K. L. Bail, C. Ma, et al. D. MacMillan, S. Bolotin, and J. Gipson. 2013. "The Construction of ICRF2 and Its Impact on the Terrestrial Reference Frame." Earth on the Edge: Science for a Sustainable Planet 185-188 [10.1007/978-3-642-37222-3_23]

    Ma, C., D. MacMillan, S. Bolotin, et al. K. Le Bail, D. Gordon, and J. Gipson. 2012. "Comparison of Realizations of the Terrestrial Reference Frame." International Association of Geodesy Symposia 138 51-56 [10.1007/978-3-642-32998-2_9]

    Gordon, D., C. Ma, D. S. Macmillan, et al. S. Bolotin, K. Le Bail, and J. M. Gipson. 2012. "Effects of ICRF2 on the TRF, CRF, and EOP." REFERENCE FRAMES FOR APPLICATIONS IN GEOSCIENCES, International Association of Geodesy Symposia, "IAG Symposium on Reference Frames for Applications in Geosciences (REFAG)", Marne-la-Vallée, France, Oct: 4-8, 2010 138 175-179 [ 10.1007/978-3-642-32998-2_26]

    Heinkelmann, R., J. Böhm, S. Bolotin, et al. G. Engelhardt, R. Haas, R. Lanotte, D. S. MacMillan, M. Negusini, E. Skurikhina, O. Titov, and H. Schuh. 2011. "VLBI-derived troposphere parameters during CONT08." Journal of Geodesy 85 (7): 377-393 [10.1007/s00190-011-0459-x]

    Bizouard, C., J.-Y. Richard, S. Bolotin, and O. Bolotina. 2010. ""High frequency nutation from GRGS mult-technique combination"." Proceedings of the 6th Orlov Conference 128-133

    Heinkelmann, R., J. Boehm, H. Schuh, et al. S. Bolotin, G. Engelhardt, D. S. MacMillan, M. Negusini, E. Skurikhina, V. Tesmer, and O. Titov. 2007. "Combination of long time-series of troposphere zenith delays observed by VLBI." Journal of Geodesy 81 (6-8): 483-501 [10.1007/s00190-007-0147-z]

    Non-Refereed

    Bolotin, S., K. D. Baver, J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, and D. S. Macmillan. 2017. "Implementation of the vgosDb format at the GSFC VLBI Analysis Center." Proceedings of the 23rd European VLBI Group for Geodesy and Astrometry Working Meeting, 14-19 May, 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden 235-237 [Full Text (Link)]

    Bolotin, S., K. D. Baver, J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, and D. S. Macmillan. 2016. "Transition to vgosDb Format." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2016 General Meeting Proceedings, "New Horizons with VGOS" NASA/CP-2016-219016 222-224 [Full Text (Link)]

    Bolotin, S., K. D. Baver, J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, and D. S. Macmillan. 2012. "The First Release of νSolve." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2012 General Meeting Proceedings, NASA CP/2012-217504 222-226 [Full Text (Link)]

    Le Bail, K., J. Gipson, and S. Bolotin. 2012. "Regularization of Nutation Time Series at GSFC." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2012 General Meeting Proceedings, NASA CP/2012-217504 380-384 [Full Text (Link)]

    Gordon, D., C. Ma, D. S. Macmillan, et al. J. M. Gipson, K. D. Baver, S. Bolotin, and K. Le Bail. 2010. "GSFC VLBI analysis center." 2010 International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry Annual Report 2009 231-234 [Full Text (Link)]

    Bolotin, S., and S. Lytvyn. 2010. "Individual and combined solutions of celestrial reference frame." Proceedings of the 6th Orlov Conference 55-63

    Bolotin, S., O. Bolotina, C. Bizouard, and V. Kozel. 2010. "Investigation of the EOP data sets." Proceedings of the 6th Orlov Conference

    Bolotin, S., J. M. Gipson, and D. S. Macmillan. 2010. "Development of a new VLBI data analysis software." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2010 General Meeting Proceedings, "VLBI2010: From Vision to Reality" NASA CP/2010-215864 197-201 [Full Text (Link)]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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