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Institute: Xinglong Department (Key Laboratory of Optical Astronomy), Optical Division, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC)
Address: 20A Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100012, P.R.China
Office: A405, NAOC main building
TEL: +86 (10) 6486 3134
FAX: +86 (10) 6484 2571
Email: zfan@bao.ac.cn

Research Interests:
1. The SAGE Milky Way Survey
2. The South Galactic Cap u-band Sky Survey
3. Extragalactic star clusters
4. Photometric SSP models: GALAXEV (BC03); GALEV; BS-SSP
5. Spectroscopic Lick absorption lines (EZ_Ages) SSP models: TMJ; GALAXEV (BC03); GALEV
6. Low Mass X-ray Binaries
7. Structure parameters: King, Wilson & Sersic models

Educations and Working Experiences:
2000.9-2004.6 B.Sc. in Astrophysics, Department of Astronomy, Peking University (PKU), Beijing
2004.9-2009.5 Ph.D. in Astrophysics, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)/Beijing-Arizona-Taiwan-Connecticut Group (BATC), NAOC
2009.7-2011.12 Assistant Professor (NAOC)
2012.1-today Associate Professor (NAOC)

Professional Affiliations and Awards:
Youth Innovation Promotion Association of CAS, Member (2012-2016)
Chinese Astronomy Society, Member (since 2011)
Beijing Astronomy Society, Member (since 2010)
2012 Outstanding Youth Award, Beijing Astronomy Society
2010 Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of CAS
2009 Excellent Award of the President of CAS
2009 Excellent Tri-A Student Scholarship of CAS
2008 Excellent Tri-A Student Cadre Scholarship of CAS
2007 Excellent Tri-A Student Scholarship of CAS
2006 Excellent Tri-A Student Scholarship of CAS

Supported Funds:

PI Projects:
1. 2014.1-2017.12 National Natural Science Foundation of China under grant No.11373003 "The research in interaction and evolution of M31 and M33 with star clusters"
2. 2011.1-2013.12 National Natural Science Foundation of China under grant No.11003021 "Obervational Study on Formation and Evolution of Andromeda Galaxy" (ended)
3. 2011-2013 Initial Funding of Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of Chinese Academy of Sciences (ended)
4. 2009-2011 Young Researcher Grant of the National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ended)

Co-I Projects:
1. 2016.7-2021.6 National Program on Key Research and Development Project (Grant No. 2016YFA0400804, PI: Jifeng Liu) HXMT Multi-band Collaborative Observations
2. 2017.01-2019.12 National Natural Science Foundation of China NSFC-CAS joint project under grants No. U1631102 (PI: Richard de Grijs)
3. 2015.1-2019.12 National Key Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) No. 2015CB857002 (PI: Xiaohu Yang)
4. National Natural Science Foundation of China under grants Nos. 10873016 (PI: Jun Ma, ended), 10803007 (PI: Zhenyu Wu, ended), 10778720 (PI: Cuihua Du, ended)
5. SCUSS Key Project of Chinese Academy of Sciences (PI: Xu Zhou, ended)

Professional Experiences:
2011 April, 9-th Sino-German Workshop on Galaxy Formation and Cosmology, Hangzhou
2011 February, East Asian Young Astronomers Meeting 2011, Jeju, Korea
2010 September to December, observations with Bok in Kitt Peak and visiting the Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
2010 August, Mdeling Dense Stellar System (MODEST-10), Beijing
2010 January, observations with Bok in Kitt Peak and visiting the Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
2009 February, spectroscopic observations with MMT, Tucson, Arizona
2008 October, New Vision 400 Conference, Beijing
2008 July, East Asian Young Astronomers Meeting, Jiayuguan
2007 October, Observational Cosmology Summer School, Beijing
2006 August, Chinese-American (LIGO) Gravitational Wave Summer School, Nanjing
2005 July, BATC Chinese Mainland-Taiwan Meeting, Weihai

Publications:
Please see my publications
Popular Science

Complete CV:
.doc / .pdf (English)
.doc / .pdf (Chinese)
Chinese CV online

Ph.D. Thesis:
Thesis.pdf (Chinese)
Dissertation Summary (English)
The thesis is based on (1)2005, PASP, 117, 1236 (2)2006, MNRAS, 371, 1648 (3)2008, MNRAS, 385, 1973 (4)2009, RAA, 9, 993

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