Faculty

KIAA Faculty

Luis C. Ho (何子山)


Director, University Chair Professor
Office: 207
lho.pku[at]gmail.com
Research interests: processes in galactic nuclei, accretion disks and jets, massive black holes, origin of the Hubble se

Xue-Bing Wu (吴学兵)


Associate Director of Administration; Chair of Dept. of Astronomy; Professor
Office: 209
wuxb[at]pku.edu.cn
Research interests: quasars and active galactic nuclei, supermassive black holes, accretion physics, X-ray binaries

Gregory J. Herczeg


Associate Director of Science, Associate professor
Office: 204
gherczeg1@gmail.com
Research interests: Star and planet formation; Protoplanetary disks; pre-main-sequence stellar evolution

Jiansheng Chen (陈建生)


Coordinator, Professor; joint appointment with the Dept. of Astronomy
Office: 303
chenjs[at]bac.pku.edu.cn
Research interests: wide-field astronomy, quasar surveys, large-scale structure of the universe, galaxy formation and ev

Subo Dong (东苏勃)


Associate professor
Office: 306
dongsubo@pku.edu.cn
Research interests: extrasolar planets, supernovae, gravitational microlensing, dynamics, time-domain astronomy

Kohei Inayoshi


Assistant Professor
Office: 203
inayoshi0328@gmail.com
Research interests: Black hole formation and evolution, gravitational waves

Linhua Jiang (江林华)


Assistant Professor
Office: 206
jiangKIAA[at]pku.edu.cn
Research interests: Extragalactic astronomy and observational cosmology, high-redshift quasars and supermassive black ho

Kejia Lee (李柯伽)


Associate professor
Office: 308
kjlee007[at]gmail.com
Research interests: pulsars, gravitational waves

Li-Xin Li (李立新)


Professor
Office: 104
lxl[at]pku.edu.cn
Research interests: High energy astrophysics, cosmology, general relativity

Yingjie Peng (彭影杰)


Assistant Professor
Office: 214
yjpeng[at]pku.edu.cn
Research interests: observational cosmology, galaxy formation and evolution

Lijing Shao (邵立晶)


Assistant Professor
Office: 217
lshao@pku.edu.cn
Research interests: gravitational waves, pulsar astronomy, new physics beyond the standard model

Jing Wang (王菁)


Assistant Professor
Office: 216
jwang_astro[at]pku.edu.cn
Research interests: Galaxy formation and evolution

Ke Wang (王科)


Assistant Professor
Office: 219
kwang.astro[at]pku.edu.cn
Research interests: Star formation, interstellar medium, radio interferometry

Ran Wang (王然)


Associate professor
Office: 304
rwangpku[at]gmail.com
Research interests: formation and co-evolution of supermassive black holes and their host galaxies in the early universe

Qingjuan Yu (于清娟)


Professor
Office: 106
yuqj[at]pku.edu.cn
Research interests: Black hole physics. Planetary and stellar dynamics. Galaxy formation and evolution, galactic nuclei,

Joint Faculty

Pau Amaro-Seoane


Visiting Faculty
pau@ice.cat
Research interests: stellar dynamics, LIGO/Virgo/LISA black holes, data analysis and gravitational-wave search algorithms, planetesimal dynamics, scalar fields and collisional dark matter, and GPU computing

Xian Chen (陈弦)


Assistant Professor; joint appointment with the Dept. of Astronomy
Office: 305
xian.chen@pku.edu.cn
Research interests: Dynamics and radiation processes in the vicinity of black holes, Galactic Center dynamics, gravitational-wave astrophysics.

Zhuo Li (黎卓)


Bairen Research Professor; Associate Chair of Dept. of Astronomy; joint appointment with the Dept. o
Office: 108
zhuo.li[at]pku.edu.cn
Research interests: gamma-ray bursts and supernovae, high-energy cosmic rays and neutrinos, relativistic collisionless shocks

Fukun Liu (刘富坤)


Professor
fkliu[at]pku.edu.cn
Research interests: supermassive black hole binaries, accretion disks and active galactic nuclei

Eric Peng (彭逸西)


Associate Professor; joint appointment with the Dept. of Astronomy
Office: 212
peng[at]pku.edu.cn
Research interests: Galaxy formation and evolution, stellar populations, galaxy dynamics, globular cluster systems

Claudio Ricci


Visiting Faculty
claudio.ricci.astro@gmail.com
Research interests: AGN

Rainer Spurzem


Professor; joint appointment with the NAOC
Office: 213
spurzem[at]bao.ac.cn
Research interests: modelling dense stellar systems, galactic nuclei with black holes, relativistic dynamics, N-body simulations, parallel many-core and accelerated computing

Renxin Xu (徐仁新)


Professor; joint appointment with the Dept. of Astronomy
r.x.xu[at]pku.edu.cn
Research interests: particle astrophysics, pulsars, quark stars, neutron stars

Feng Yuan (袁峰)


Professor; joint appointment with SHAO
fyuan[at]shao.ac.cn
Research interests: accretion and outflow; active galactic nuclei; black holes; galaxy formation and evolution; X-ray binaries

Hu Zhan (詹虎)


Adjunct Professor; Hundred Talent Program; joint appointment with the NAOC
zhanhu[at]nao.cas.cn
Research interests: Cosmology, dark matter, dark energy, large-scale structure, survey science

Huawei Zhang (张华伟)


Associate Professor; Associate Chair of Dept. of Astronomy; joint appointment with the Dept. of Astr
Office: KIAA 202
zhanghw[at]pku.edu.cn
Research interests: Stellar Chemical Abundance, NLTE Abundance Analysis, Galactic Archaeology, Galactic Structure and Chemical Evolution, Star Formation

Former Faculty

Zuhui Fan (范祖辉)


Professor; joint appointment with the Dept. of Astronomy
Research interests: cosmology, gravitational lensing, cluster of galaxies, galactic dynamics

Richard de Grijs (何锐思)


Professor
Research interests: young massive star clusters, Internal star cluster dynamics

Xiaowei Liu (刘晓为)


Professor; joint appointment with the Dept. of Astronomy
Research interests: wide-field astronomy, spectroscopy, Galactic archeology and near-field cosmology, interstellar medium, atomic and molecular processes, radiation mechanisms

M.B.N. (Thijs) Kouwenhoven (柯文采)


Bairen Research Professor
Research interests: formation and evolution of binary and multiple stellar systems, dynamics of planetary systems, star formation, N-body simulations, the initial mass function

Huirong Yan (闫慧荣)


Bairen Research Professor
Research interests: cosmic ray physics, ISM theories, astrophysical magnetic field, turbulence, dust dynamics, supernovae, cluster of galaxies, GRBs, accretion disk

Douglas N. C. Lin (林潮)


Director Emeritus
Research interests: formation, structure and evolution of planets, dynamics of planetary systems, protoplanetary disk

Martin C. Smith


Bairen Research Professor
Research interests: Galaxy formation/evolution, in particular the structure and evolution of the Milky Way; data mining with photometric/spectroscopic surveys; variable stars and gravitational microlensing.

Marcel Zemp


Bairen Research Professor
Research interests: cosmological structure formation, dark matter, dark energy, N-body techniques, dynamics, and black holes