Sergey Vladimirovich Korkin

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Sergey Vladimirovich Korkin

  • RESEARCH SCHOLAR
  • 301.614.5153
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 613
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITIES SPACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
  • Brief Bio

    EDUCATION:

    Ph.D., Electro optical systems (radiative transfer), Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia, 2009.

    M.Sc., Engineering and technology in electronics and microelectonics, Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia, 2006.

    B.Sc., Engineering and technology in electronics and microelectonics, Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia, 2004.

    EMPLOYMENT:

    Assistant Research Scientist. Universities Space Research Association (Columbia, MD, USA), 2011 - Present time.

    Research Associate. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD, USA), 2010 – 2011.

    Lead Engineer. Avicon Technologies (Moscow, Russia), 2007 – 2009.

    Engineer. Light Engineering Department of Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University) (Moscow, Russia), 2006 – 2009.

    Research Interests

    Light scattering in turbid media

    Numerical methods for modeling of scattering of light in the Earth atmosphere and ocean

    Polarization of light

    Interaction of polarized light with turbid media

    Software development

    Development of software to simulate light scattering in atmosphere in Fortran 90/95 and C/C++

    Current Projects

    Retrieval of optical properties of aerosols from multi-angle photopolarimetric measurements

     

    Positions/Employment

    5/2011 - Present

    Assistant Research Scientist

    Universities Space Research Association, Columbia, MD, USA  

    Teaching Experience

    PhD student and Engineer in Moscow Power Engineering Institute, Moscow, Russia:
    1. Image and Video Procesing (Lectures, Seminars)
    2. Mathematical Modelling of Electro Optical Systems (Lectures, Seminars)

    Education

     Highest Degree: PhD,2009,  Moscow Power Engineering Institute, Moscow, Russia

    Professional Service

    Peer-Reviewer for Journal of Quantitative Spectrospcopy and Radiative Transfer (JQSRT) and Journal of Geophisiacal Research (JGR): Atmospheres

    Awards

    SELECTED AWARDS:

    The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) Prize for Best Papers by Young Authors, Beijing, China, 2008.

    Diploma for the best scientific presentation at the 14th International Scientific and Technological Conference “Radio Electronics, Electronic Techniques, and Energetic”, Section “Optoelectronics”, Russia, Moscow, 2008.

    The 2nd Degree Diploma for scientific presentation at the 5th International School of young scientist and professionals “Physics of the Environment”, Section “Remote Sensing Technologies for Studying the Environment”, Russia, Tomsk, 2006.

    1st Individual and 3rd Team place in the All-Russian student contest “Optical and Electronic Devices and Systems”, Russia, Tomsk, 2005.

    The 1st Degree Diploma for scientific presentation at the All-Russian Scientific Conference of Student-Physicists, Section “Astrophysics, Physics of the Space, Remote-Sensing Methods”, Russia, Ekaterinburg, 2005.

    Corporate scholarship from the Joint-Stock Company “Unified Energy Systems of Russia”, Russia, Moscow, 2005.

    3rd Individual place in the All-Russian student contest “Optical and electronic devices and systems”, Russia, Tomsk, 2004.

    Special Experience

    Knowing of methods of numerical solution of the vector radiative transfer equation for vertically inhomogeneous atmosphere irradiated from the top by the Sun and bounded from the bottom by a reflecting surface.

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Korkin, S., A. Lyapustin, A. Sinyuk, B. Holben, and A. Kokhanovsky. 2017. "Vector radiative transfer code SORD: Performance analysis and quick start guide." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 200: 295-310 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.04.035]

    Korkin, S., A. Lyapustin, A. Sinyuk, and B. Holben. 2016. "A new code SORD for simulation of polarized light scattering in the Earth atmosphere." Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing XII, [10.1117/12.2223423]

    Emde, C., V. Barlakas, C.-E. Cornet, et al. K. F. Evans, S. V. Korkin, Y. Ota, L. C. Labonnote, A. I. Lyapustin, A. Macke, B. Mayer, and M. Wendisch. 2015. "IPRT polarized radiative transfer model intercomparison project - phase A." J. Quant. Spect. Rad. Trans, 164: 8-36 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2015.05.007]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, X. Xiong, et al. G. Meister, S. E. Platnick, R. C. Levy, B. A. Franz, S. Korkin, T. Hilker, C. J. Tucker, F. G. Hall, P. J. Sellers, A. Wu, and A. A. Angal. 2014. "Scientific impact of MODIS C5 calibration degradation and C6+ improvements." Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7: 4353-4365 [10.5194/amt-7-4353-2014]

    Korkin, S. V., A. I. Lyapustin, and V. V. Rozanov. 2013. "APC: A new code for Atmospheric Polarization Computations." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 127: 1-11 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2013.06.019]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, I. Laszlo, et al. T. Hilker, F. G. Hall, P. J. Sellers, C. J. Tucker, and S. V. Korkin. 2012. "Multi-angle implementation of atmospheric correction for MODIS (MAIAC): 3. Atmospheric correction." Rem. Sens. Env, 127: 385-393 [10.1016/j.rse.2012.09.002]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, I. Laszio, and S. V. Korkin. 2012. "Improved cloud and snow screening in MAIAC aerosol retrievals using spectral and spatial analysis." Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5 (4): 843-850 [10.5194/amt-5-843-2012]

    Korkin, S., A. I. Lyapustin, and V. V. Rozanov. 2012. "Modifications of discrete ordinate method for computations with high scattering anisotropy: Comparative analysis." J. Quan. Spec. Rad. Trans, 113 (16): 2040-2048 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.07.022]

    Lyapustin, A. I., A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, et al. M. Chin, D. G. Streets, Z. Lu, R. A. Kahn, I. Slutsker, I. Laszlo, S. Kondragunta, D. Tanre, O. Dubovik, P. Golooub, H.-B. Chen, A. Sinyuk, Y. Wang, and S. Korkin. 2011. "Reduction of aerosol absorption in Beijing since 2007 from MODIS and AERONET." Geophysical Research Letters, 38 (10): L10803 [10.1029/2011GL047306]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, I. Laszlo, et al. R. A. Kahn, S. Korkin, L. A. Remer, R. C. Levy, and J. Reid. 2011. "Multiangle implementation of atmospheric correction (MAIAC): 2. Aerosol algorithm." J. Geophys. Res., 116 (D3): D03211 [10.1029/2010JD014986]

    Korkin, S., A. Lyapustin, and V. Rozanov. 2011. "Analysis of the radiative transfer equation with highly assymetric phase function." J Quan Spec Rad Tran, 112 (10): 1595-1608 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2011.03.016]

    Korkin, S. V., A. I. Lyapustin, and A. Marshak. 2011. "On the accuracy of double scattering approximation for atmospheric polarization computations." J. Quant. Spec. Rad. Trans, 113 (2): 172-181 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2011.10.008]

    Brief Bio

    EDUCATION:

    Ph.D., Electro optical systems (radiative transfer), Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia, 2009.

    M.Sc., Engineering and technology in electronics and microelectonics, Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia, 2006.

    B.Sc., Engineering and technology in electronics and microelectonics, Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia, 2004.

    EMPLOYMENT:

    Assistant Research Scientist. Universities Space Research Association (Columbia, MD, USA), 2011 - Present time.

    Research Associate. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD, USA), 2010 – 2011.

    Lead Engineer. Avicon Technologies (Moscow, Russia), 2007 – 2009.

    Engineer. Light Engineering Department of Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University) (Moscow, Russia), 2006 – 2009.

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Korkin, S., A. Lyapustin, A. Sinyuk, B. Holben, and A. Kokhanovsky. 2017. "Vector radiative transfer code SORD: Performance analysis and quick start guide." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 200 295-310 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.04.035]

    Korkin, S., A. Lyapustin, A. Sinyuk, and B. Holben. 2016. "A new code SORD for simulation of polarized light scattering in the Earth atmosphere." Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing XII [10.1117/12.2223423]

    Emde, C., V. Barlakas, C.-E. Cornet, et al. K. F. Evans, S. V. Korkin, Y. Ota, L. C. Labonnote, A. I. Lyapustin, A. Macke, B. Mayer, and M. Wendisch. 2015. "IPRT polarized radiative transfer model intercomparison project - phase A." J. Quant. Spect. Rad. Trans 164 8-36 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2015.05.007]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, X. Xiong, et al. G. Meister, S. E. Platnick, R. C. Levy, B. A. Franz, S. Korkin, T. Hilker, C. J. Tucker, F. G. Hall, P. J. Sellers, A. Wu, and A. A. Angal. 2014. "Scientific impact of MODIS C5 calibration degradation and C6+ improvements." Atmos. Meas. Tech. 7 4353-4365 [10.5194/amt-7-4353-2014]

    Korkin, S. V., A. I. Lyapustin, and V. V. Rozanov. 2013. "APC: A new code for Atmospheric Polarization Computations." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 127 1-11 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2013.06.019]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, I. Laszlo, et al. T. Hilker, F. G. Hall, P. J. Sellers, C. J. Tucker, and S. V. Korkin. 2012. "Multi-angle implementation of atmospheric correction for MODIS (MAIAC): 3. Atmospheric correction." Rem. Sens. Env 127 385-393 [10.1016/j.rse.2012.09.002]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, I. Laszio, and S. V. Korkin. 2012. "Improved cloud and snow screening in MAIAC aerosol retrievals using spectral and spatial analysis." Atmos. Meas. Tech. 5 (4): 843-850 [10.5194/amt-5-843-2012]

    Korkin, S., A. I. Lyapustin, and V. V. Rozanov. 2012. "Modifications of discrete ordinate method for computations with high scattering anisotropy: Comparative analysis." J. Quan. Spec. Rad. Trans 113 (16): 2040-2048 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.07.022]

    Lyapustin, A. I., A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, et al. M. Chin, D. G. Streets, Z. Lu, R. A. Kahn, I. Slutsker, I. Laszlo, S. Kondragunta, D. Tanre, O. Dubovik, P. Golooub, H.-B. Chen, A. Sinyuk, Y. Wang, and S. Korkin. 2011. "Reduction of aerosol absorption in Beijing since 2007 from MODIS and AERONET." Geophysical Research Letters 38 (10): L10803 [10.1029/2011GL047306]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, I. Laszlo, et al. R. A. Kahn, S. Korkin, L. A. Remer, R. C. Levy, and J. Reid. 2011. "Multiangle implementation of atmospheric correction (MAIAC): 2. Aerosol algorithm." J. Geophys. Res. 116 (D3): D03211 [10.1029/2010JD014986]

    Korkin, S., A. Lyapustin, and V. Rozanov. 2011. "Analysis of the radiative transfer equation with highly assymetric phase function." J Quan Spec Rad Tran 112 (10): 1595-1608 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2011.03.016]

    Korkin, S. V., A. I. Lyapustin, and A. Marshak. 2011. "On the accuracy of double scattering approximation for atmospheric polarization computations." J. Quant. Spec. Rad. Trans 113 (2): 172-181 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2011.10.008]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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