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The Astrophysics division is the main group engaged in astrophysical research at Shanghai Astronomical Observatory. Research areas include active galactic nuclei and high energy astrophysics, galaxy formation and evolution, cosmology and large scale structure, star clusters and the structure of the Milk Way, star formation, and planetary astrophysics. There are now 45 faculty members, 16 postdocs, and 65 graduate students in the division.

The Astrophysics division maintains close partnerships with many astronomical research institutes, including the joint Key laboratory of research in galaxies and cosmology of CAS with University of Science and Technology of China, the joint astrophysics center with Xiamen University. Members of the astrophysics division also participate in many international and domestic astronomical projects, including LAMOST, HXMT, FAST, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey IV, TMT, LSST, etc.


Research Teams

Principal Scientists

Black Hole Accretion and High Energy Astrophysics

YUAN Feng 

Black Hole Feedback and Cosmic Ray Astrophysics

Fulai Guo

Compact Stellar Objects

WANG Zhongxiang

Evolution of Galaxies  and AGN



Dong Lai

Galaxy distribution

Hong Guo

Galaxy Structure and Dynamics

SHEN Juntai

Gravitational wave and relativistic fundamental astronomy group

Wenbiao Han

Observational High Energy Astrophysics

YU Wenfei

Radio Astrophysics

SHEN Zhiqiang

Star Clusters and Galactic Structure

HOU Jinliang

Structure and evolution of AGN

CAO Xinwu


Department webpage: http://astro-en.shao.cas.cn/

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