Leonid Sokoletsky

Job Title: 
Associate Professor
Research Interests: 
Marine optical modelling
Satellite water quality monitoring
Zhongshan N. Road 3663,Shanghai 200062, China
Education Experience: 
09/1996 – 06/2003, Bar-Ilan University, Faculties of Life Sciences and Geography (Ramat-Gan, Israel), Aquatic Ecology, Doctor of Philosophy
09/1985 – 06/1988, State Optical Institute (Leningrad, early Soviet Union), Optics, Doctoral Fellowship
09/1975 – 06/1983, Leningrad Electrotechnical Engineering Institute (Leningrad, early Soviet Union); at present - Electrotechnical University of St. Petersburg (Russia), Automatized Control Systems, B.S., M.S.
09/1972 – 06/1975, Instrument Making College (Leningrad, early Soviet Union), Applied Mathematics, B.S.
Work Experience: 
09/2012-now, SKLEC, East China Normal University, Associate Professor
05/2012 - 08/2012, SKLEC, East China Normal University, Visiting Scholar
10/2010 -12/2010, E.H. Pechan & Associates, Inc., Scientist
03/2010 – 07/2010, CERSER at Elizabeth City State University, USA, Research Associate
01/2007 - 01/2010,U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Exposure Research Laboratory, USA, Research Associate
05/2005 – 04/2006, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Environmental Sciences & Energy Research, Israel, Postdoctoral Fellow
06/2003 – 05/2005, Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Ltd., The Yigal Allon Kinneret Limnological Laboratory, Israel, Postdoctor Fellow
Managed Projects: 
NSFC (2014-2017)
Research Projects
· Radiative Transfer Approximations for Assessment of Optical and Biogeochemical Variables in Turbid Coastal Waters (NSFC, 2014-2017)
· Development of new, stable, reproducible and tissue-like phantoms to simulate optical properties of living human soft tissues in different clinical states (2011 – current)
· Processing and Analysis of the Fuel Economy Label Citizen Survey (2010)
· Atmospheric Correction and Satellite Water Quality Monitoring for Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary System (APES) (2007 – 2010)
· Bio-Optical, Physical Properties and Remote Sensing Water Quality Monitoring of the Hypersaline Dead Sea (2005 – 2006, 2010 – current)
· Atmospheric Correction and Water Quality Monitoring for High-Productive Case 2 Waters (Lake Kinneret, Israel) Using MERIS Data (2003 – 2005)
· Remote Sensing Reflectance and SeaWiFS Pigment/Atmospheric Algorithms for the Gulf of Maine (1999)
· Bio-Optical Characterization of the Canary Island-Azores-Gibraltar Region of the Atlantic Ocean (CANIGO) (1995 – 2000)
· Red Sea Program (1995 – 2000)
· Optical Models of Inland Waters and its Application for Remote Assessment Lake Kinneret Water Quality (1993 – 1994)
· Mathematical Modelling of Optical and Technological Properties of Paint and Varnish Systems (1979 – 1989)