Shuanggen Jin was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2021. As a fellow, Shuanggen Jin contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.
Shuanggen Jin is currently Vice-President and Professor at Henan Polytechnic University and Professor at Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, CAS, China. He was formerly Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales, Australia, a Post-Doc and Senior Scientist at the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, a Research Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, a Professor at Bulent Ecevit University, Turkey, and Dean and Professor at Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China.
Jin received a B.Sc. degree in Geodesy from Wuhan University, China in 1999 and a Ph.D. degree in Geodesy from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China in 2003. His main research areas include Satellite Navigation, Remote Sensing, and Space/Planetary Exploration. He was recognized for exemplary leadership in Earth observation and applications by developing new GNSS models and using GNSS-reflected signals. He was a pioneer in advancing GNSS Earth Science and promoting multidisciplinary geodesy-geophysics through studies of atmospheric disturbances, fluid mass loading, and solid Earth activities. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed ISI/SCI papers, 20 patents/software copyrights, and 12 books/monographs with more than 10000 citations and H-index>52. He has led over 30 projects from Europe’s ESA, China-Germany (NSFC-DFG), China’s National Key R&D Program, and NSFC. He has supervised over 30 Ph.D. and 50 M.Sc as well as 20 Post-Docs from China, Africa, and Europe.
Jin has been Chair of IUGG Union Commission on Planetary Sciences, President of International Association of Planetary Sciences (IAPS), President of the International Association of CPGPS, Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Geosciences, Editor of Geoscience Letters, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Geoscience & Remote Sensing and Journal of Navigation, Editorial Board member of Remote Sensing, GPS Solutions and Journal of Geodynamics. He has received the First Prize in Satellite Navigation & Positioning Progress Award, First Prize of China Overseas Chinese Contribution Award, Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences, Fellow of the Electromagnetics Academy, Fellow of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), Fellow of International Association of Geodesy (IAG), Member of European Academy of Sciences, Member of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Member of Turkish Academy of Sciences, Member of Academia Europaea, 100-Talent Program of CAS, World Class Professor of Ministry of Education and Cultures, Indonesia, Chief Scientist of National Key R&D Program, China, Elsevier China Highly Cited Scholar (2020-2022), and World's Top 2% Scientists (2020-2022).
Jin is an exceptional leading scientist in his scientific areas with significant contributions to international cooperation in satellite navigation and space geodesy. He has promoted high-level cooperation between China and Africa in environmental and climate change as well as the world.