Yu GAO

Dr., Professor

Purple Mountain Observatory, CAS

2# West Beijing Road

Nanjing, Jiangsu 210008

China, mainland

Phone/Fax: +86-25-83332210

Email: yugao@pmo.ac.cn

Present position:

Senior Researcher, Chief Scientist, Adjunct Professors

Background:

Studies in Univ. of Science and Technology of China (USTC, 1979-1984) B.S. in Space Physics (1984), M.S. equiv. in Astrophysics (1987), USTC Ph.D. in Astronomy (1996), State University of New York at Stony Brook

Positions:

IPAC, California Institute of Technology (2001-2002) Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst (2002-2004) Purple Mountain Observatory, CAS, China (since 2004) NRAO (visiting, 2005-2006) Tianjin Normal Univ. & Peking Univ. (adjunct, since 2007)

Awards/Fellowships:

BIMA Fellow (1996-1998), Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Postdoc. Fellowship (1998-1999), Univ. of Toronto, CANADA Postdoc. Fellowship (1999-2001), Caltech, JPL/IPAC, USA CAS Hundred Talents (2006) China NSF Distinguished Young Scholar (2005)

Research interests and achievements:

Infrared, submillimeter/millimeter, radio and X-ray observations of the luminous infrared galaxies, starbursts and galaxy mergers, and AGNs/QSOs; High-redshift star-forming galaxies; Evolution of star-forming galaxies.