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Jupiter Cheng

Asteroid 4 Vesta and Earth
Ph.D. Candidate
Teaching Assistant
Education:

Master of Philosophy (Earth Science) | The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Sep 2017 – Aug 2019

  • Supervisor: Dr. Alex Webb (primary), Dr. Joseph Michalski
  • Thesis Title: Geological and structural mapping of Ishtar terra margins on Venus: Implications for crustal plateau evolution.

Bachelor of Science (Geology) | The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Sep 2013 – Aug 2017

Grants:

Frank E. Kottlowski Memorial Grant | AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid Award | 2021  

The Eugene M. Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award | 2020

Selected Publications:

Peer-reviewed Publications:

  • Cheng, H. C. J., Klimczak, C., and Fassett, C.I. “Age relationships of large-scale troughs and impact basins on Vesta” Icarus, 2021
  • Cheng, H. C. J. and Klimczak, C. “The large-scale troughs on Asteroid 4 Vesta accommodate opening-mode displacement.”, in prep. Preprint on https://doi.org/10.31223/X51G6T

Abstracts and Conference Contributions:

  • Cheng, H. C. J., Klimczak, C. and Fassett, C. I. “Age Relationships of Large-Scale Troughs and Impact Basins on Vesta.” Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Vol. 52. 2021. Abstract #1014
  • Cheng, H. C. J. and Klimczak, C. “Systematic Fracture Pattern on Vesta Revealed by Polygonal Impact Craters.” Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Vol. 52. 2021. Abstract #1015
  • Hirabayashi, M., Fassett, C. I., Montalvo, P., Cheng, H. C. J. and Klimczak, C. “Efficient Topographic Degradation on Ceres as Revealed by the Equilibrium Population of Small Craters.” Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Vol. 52. 2021. Abstract #1585
  • Cheng, H. C. J. and Klimczak, C. “Opening-mode fractures are an alternative explanation for large-scale troughs on Asteroid 4 Vesta.” Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Vol. 51. 2020. Abstract #1002 *Canceled due to COVID-19. Intended talk: https://youtu.be/l4IFWnN0ykk
  • Cheng, H.C.J., Webb, A.A.G., Michalski, J.R. and Moore, W.B. "Testing crustal plateau formation models for Venus using geological mapping of Ishtar Terra marginal areas." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Vol. 50. 2019. Abstract #1332. Poster presentation. The Woodlands, TX, USA

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