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Name: Wenzhe Fa
Title: 研究员
Phone: 010-62758754
2003.09--2009.01 Ph.D. Microwave Remote Sensing, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
1999.09--2003.07 B.S. Applied Physics, Xidian University, Xi’an, China
2011.08--to now Assistant professor, School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University
2014.11--2014.12 Visiting scientist, Space Science Institute, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau, China
2009.02--2011.05 Postdoctoral fellow, Space and Planetary Geophysics, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP), Paris, France
2010.03--2010.04 Visiting scientist at Radar Science Group (334H), Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, California, USA
2015.07--to now JGR-Planets, Associate Editor
2014 Teaching excellence award, Peking University
2013 Excellence reviewer for Science Bulletin
2013 AGU Editors' Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Journal of Geophysical
2011 The second prize in China's State Natual Science Award
2009 The first prize in Natural Science Award, Ministry of Education, China
2013.09-2015.07 Planetary Remote Sensing, Peking University.
2012.02-2015.07 Scientific Writing for Graduate Students, Peking University.

2008.02-2008.07 Teacher, Introduction to Radar System, Fudan University.
2004.09-2005.01 Teaching Assistant, Methods of Mathematical Physics, Fudan University.
1. Member of American Geophysical Union, Member of European Geosciences Union.
2. Regular reviewer for IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, Icarus, Journal of Earth Science, Science China Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy.
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1. Wenzhe Fa, Tiantian Liu, Meng-Hua Zhu, and Junichi Haruyama, Regolith thickness over Sinus Iridum: Results from morphology and size-frequency distribution of small impact craters, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 119, 1914-1935, doi:10.1002/2013JE 004604.
2. Tuo Fang, and Wenzhe Fa, High frequency thermal emission from the lunar surface and near surface temperature of the Moon from Chang’E-2 microwave radiometer, Icarus, 2014, 232, 34-53.
3. Menghua Zhu, Wenzhe Fa, Wing-Huen Ip, Jiangchuan Huang, Tiantian Liu, Linzhi Meng, Jun Yan, Aoao Xu, Zesheng Tang, Xiaolei Wang, and Dong Qiao, Morphology of asteroid (4179) Toutatis as imaged by Chang’E-2 spacecraft, Geophysical Research Letters, 2014, 41, 328-333, doi: 10.1002/2013GL058914.
4. Wenzhe Fa, Simulation for ground penetration radar (GPR) study of the subsurface structure of the Moon, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 2013, 99, 98-108.
5. Wenzhe Fa, and Yuzhen Cai, Circular polarization ratio characteristics of impact craters from Mini-RF observations and implications for ice detection at polar regions of the Moon, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 2013, 118, 1582-1608.
6. Wenzhe Fa, and Mark A. Wieczorek, Regolith thickness of the lunar nearside: Result from Earth-based 70-cm Arecibo radar observations, Icarus, 2012, 218, 771-787.
7. Wenzhe Fa, Mark A. Wieczorek, and Essam Heggy, Modeling polarimetric radar scattering from the lunar surface: study on the effect of physical properties of the regolith layer, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 2011, 116, E03005, doi:10.1029/2010JE003649.
8. Wenzhe Fa, and Ya-Qiu Jin. A primary analysis of microwave brightness temperature of lunar surface from Chang-E 1 multi-channel radiometer observation and inversion of regolith layer thickness, Icarus, 2010, 207(2): 605-615.
9. Wenzhe Fa, and Ya-Qiu Jin. Simulation of brightness temperature from lunar surface and inversion of regolith-layer thickness, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 2007, 112, E05003, doi: 10.1029/2006JE002751.
10. Wenzhe Fa, and Ya-Qiu Jin. Quantitative estimation of helium-3 spatial distribution in the lunar regolith layer, Icarus, 2007, 190(1): 15-23.