Program

2014 KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum

“TMT in China: Scientific and Technological Frontiers”

November 2-4, 2014

Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University

http://kiaa.pku.edu.cn/astroforum14/

Sunday, Nov 2, 2014

Registration 08:00 - 09:00

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Session I:   Opening Remarks    Chair:  Luis Ho

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09:00 - 09:05  Luis Ho

09:05 - 09:10  Enge Wang, PKU President            

09:10 - 09:20  Jiansheng Chen

09:20 - 09:30  Jun Yan

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Session II:  TMT and Synergy with Other Large Facilities  Chair:  Gang Zhao

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09:30 - 10:10  Xiangqun Cui  (I)    Chinese large optical telescopes: current states and future

10:10 - 10:50  Shude Mao  (I)       The Thirty Meter Telescope: a golden opportunity

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10:50-11:10  Coffee Break

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11:10 - 11:50  Di Li (I)                  The Status of Science Preparation for FAST and Possible Synergy Between FAST and TMT

11:50 - 12:10  Yu Gao (I)              The Status and Operation of the JCMT by EAO and Synergy with the TMT

12:10 – 12:30 Weimin Yuan         Synergy between TMT and Einstein Probe

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12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break

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Session III Cosmology & Galaxy Formation    Chair: Xinmin Zhang

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14:00 – 14:40  Liang Gao (I)         Tell the nature of dark matter with observations of surroundings of high z galaxies

14:40 - 15:20  Qi Guo (I)               Simulating the Local Group in the context of LCDM cosmology

15:20 - 16:00  Xi Kang (I)              Confronting Cold Dark Matter Cosmology with Galaxy Observations

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16:00 – 16:30  Coffee Break

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16:30 – 17:00  Hu Zhan (I)             A large-scale optical survey under China Manned Space Program

17:00 – 17:40  Gongbo Zhao (I)     Understanding the cosmic acceleration using TMT

17:40 – 18:00  Emanuele Contini   Galaxy Population in Proto-Clusters

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18:00 - 18:30 Discussion   Chair: Taotao Fang

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Monday, Nov 3, 2014

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Session IV: AGN & High-z Universe  Chair: Jinming Bai

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09:00 - 09:40  Jianmin Wang (I)    Broad-Line Regions in Active Galactic Nuclei

09:40 - 10:20  Xuebing Wu (I)       Studying high redshift quasars with optical/near-infrared spectroscopy

10:20 – 11:00 Tinggui Wang (I)     Feeding and Feedback of AGNs

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11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

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11:30 – 12:10 Taotao Fang (I)       The Circumgalactic Medium and the Intergalactic Medium

12:10 - 12:30  Jicheng Cui (I)         高精度衍射光栅制造技术     

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12:30 - 14:00   Lunch Break

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Session IV: AGN & High-z Universe  Chair: Tinggui Wang

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14:00 - 14:40  Linhua Jiang (I)        TMT and High-Redshift Galaxies at the Epoch of Reionization

14:40 – 15:00 Yongquan Xue (I)     Photometric Redshifts in the Hawaii-Hubble Deep Field-North

15:00 - 15:20  Fei Yang (I)              Overview of the Prototype Giant Steerable Science Mirror (GSSMP) of TMT

15:20 – 15:40 Zhongwen Hu (I)      Experience of astronomical spectrographs construction in China and Cooperation activities on MOBIE from NIAOT

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15:40 - 16:10    Coffee Break

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16:10 - 16:50   Yue Shen (I)            Highlights from the SDSS-RM project and prospects with TMT  

16:50 - 17:10    Huaidong Yang      TMT Instrumentation Preparetion: Science Flow-Down

17:10 - 17:30    Zhuoxi Huo            Space Variant Deconvolution Based on Adaptive Interpolation of Kernel Matrix and its Application in Object Reconstruction

17:30 - 17:50    Yong Bo (I)             High Power High-Repetition-Rate Microsecond Pulse Sodium Beacon Laser for TMT

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17:50 - 18:20   Discussion  Chair: Yue Shen

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18:30 -              Banquet at KIAA

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Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014

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Session V: Planets & Stars  Chair : Eric Peng

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09:00 - 09:40  Jilin Zhou (I)             Formation of Planetary Architecture and Related Observations

09:40 - 10:20  Xiaofeng Wang (I)    Time-Domain Sciences in the TMT Era

10:20 - 10:40  Kai Wei (I)                TMT Laser Guide Star Facility Design Current Status

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10:40 - 11:10  Coffee Break

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11:10 - 11:50  Feng Tian (I)             TMT for Solar System Science

11:50 - 12:10 Yi Zheng (I)                NIAOT Preparations for TMT Segment Fabrication

12:10 - 12:30  Jiwei Xie                   Using TMT to Characterize Transiting Planetary Systems Detected by Kepler and TESS Planet

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12:30 - 14:00   Lunch Break

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Session V: Planets & Stars  Chair: Jilin Zhou

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14:00 - 14:40  Gregory Herczeg (I)   Star and Planet Formation with the TMT

14:40 - 15:20  Subo Dong (I)            New exoplanet windows opened up by TMT

15:20 - 15:40  Kai Zhang (I)              Current states of TMT - IRIS and its image slicer

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15:40 - 16:10    Coffee Break

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16:10 - 16:50   Eric Peng (I)               Studying Fossil Stellar Populations With TMT

16:50 - 17:10   Richard de Grijs         The Stellar Initial Mass Function in the Era of TMT

17:10 - 17:30   Haibo Yuan                 A New Method for Color Calibration to a Few mmag Accuracy, the Recalibration of Stripe 82 and Implications on Binary Studies

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17:30 - 18:00   Discussion   Chair: Subo Dong

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18:00 - 18:30   Closing Remarks   Suijian Xue and Luis Ho

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40-minute invited (I) talks are 30 min talk + 10 min questions.

20 minute invited (I) and contributed talks are 15 min talk + 5 min questions. 

English is the preferred language for presentations, but Chinese is acceptable.