Xiao, Zuo



E-mail: zxiao (at) pku.edu.cn Tel. 86-10-62767192


Professor of Peking University, Scientific study currently is concentrated on the ionospheric physics, space exploration and LAI coupling. Developed some ground equipment for ionospheric sounding,initiate and developed energetic particle detector on board of the China-Brazil coordinated earth resource satellite. Developed and conducted laboratory experiments on interaction between Microwave antenna and plasma environment.


June, 1960,Graduated from Department of Geophysics, bachelor, Department of Geophysics, Peking University. Before 1976, Teaching assistant, Peking University 1974-1975, Advanced study on ionospheric physics, Department of Space Research, Birmingham University, UK, 1986-Present Professor, Peking University 1980-2013 Part-time Professor, Graduate University of CAS (now University of CAS)


Academician of International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)  Invited reviewer for JGR, Radio Science, JASTP Member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU); European Geophysical Union (EGU);


Beijing Science and Technology Progress Award for energetic particle detector on board ZY1 satellite


Chairman of Chinese Society of Space Research (1998-2007); Chairman of Committee of Space Physics in CSSR (1992-2010,Now honored Chairman); Member of 6th and 7th National Committee of Chinese Association of Science and Technology (2002-2010); Member of China COSPAR Committee (2005-); Vice-editor-in-chief of Chinese Journal of space researches  ; Member of editorial Committee of Science in China  Series E


1, Xiao, Z., S. G. Xiao, Y. Q. Hao, and D. H. Zhang (2007), Morphological features of ionospheric response to typhoon, J. Geophys. Res., 112,

2, Sai-guan Xiao, Zuo Xiao et al, Observational facts in revealing a close relation between acoustic-gravity waves and midlatitude spread-F, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 114, A01303 (2009)

3, Xiao Zuo, wang Jinsong, (2000), Thermospheric circulation model in meridian plane, Science in China (series E), 577-585

4, Xiao Zuo: Ionospheric Irregularities,(invited),Proceedings of URSI/IAU Symposium on radio Astronomical Seeing, International Academic publishers,136,(1990)

5, Hao, Y. Q., Z. Xiao, and D. H. Zhang (2006), Responses of the ionosphere to the great Sumantra earthquake and volcanic eruption of Pinatubo, Chin. Phys. Lett., 23(7), 1057– 1955.

6, W. Q. Huang, Z. Xiao, S. G. Xiao, D. H. Zhang, Y. Q. Hao, and Y. C. Suo, Case study of apparent longitudinal differences of spread-F occurrence for two midlatitude stations, RADIO SCIENCE, VOL. 46, RS1015, doi:10.1029/2009RS004327, 2011

7, Y. Q. Hao, Z. Xiao, and D. H. Zhang, Multi-instrument observation on co-seismic ionospheric effects after great Tohoku earthquake JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 117, A02305, doi:10.1029/2011JA017036, 2012

8, Y. Q. Hao, Z. Xiao, and D. H. Zhang, Teleseismic magnetic effects (TMDs) of 2011 Tohoku earthquake, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH: SPACE PHYSICS, VOL. 118, 1–10, doi:10.1002/jgra.50326, 2013

9, ZOU Hong, XIAO Zuo, HAO Yongqiang, ZOU Jiqing et al, Analysis of the observation of particle detector inside ‘CBERS-1’ satellite under solar quiet conditions, Science in China : Series E Technological Sciences  2006 Vol.49 No.3 342—357

10, Xie, H., and Z. Xiao (1993), Numerical simulation of spread F in low and mid-latitudes (in Chinese), Chin. J. Geophys. (Acta Geophys. Sin.), 36(1), 18– 26.

11, Xiao Zuo, wang Jinsong, (2000), Thermospheric circulation model in meridian plane, Science in China (series E), 577-585

12, ZHANG Tianhua, XIAO Zuo, Effect of the coupling of different ionospheric regions on the nighttime F region irregularities in mid-latitude. Chinese Journal of Geophysics , V43 N5, 2000

13, Zhang, D. H., and Z. Xiao, Study of ionospheric response to the 4B flare on 28 October 2003 using International GPS Service network data, J. Geophys. Res., 110, A03307, doi:10.1029/2004JA010738,2005.