Successful Applicants from First Round

The ACAMAR advisory committee recently approved five successful visiting fellowship applicants to make extended visits to Australia and enhance collaborations on areas of common interest within astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology. 

The successful applicants are as follows:

  • Professor Tao An – Head of the SKA group, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory (SHAO). Member of the SKA Regional Centre Steering Committee. Professor An’s research area is the SKA and the host organisation will be ICRAR/UWA.
  • Professor Di Li – Chief Scientist, Radio Division, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC).Professor Li’s research area is Radio/SKA and the host organisations will be ICRAR/UWA and CSIRO. See here for the news story on Professor Li’s visit to Australia.
  • Dr Jing Wang – Researcher, Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University.Dr Wang’s research area is the SKA and the host organisation will be ICRAR/UWA.
  • Professor Xuelei Chen – National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC).Professor Chen’s research area is Radio/SKA and the host organisations will be ICRAR/UWA and ICRAR/Curtin.
  • Dr Zheng Zheng – Associate Researcher, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC).Dr Zheng’s research area is the SKA and the host organisations will be CSIRO and ICRAR/UWA.

The general aims of the ACAMAR Visiting Fellowship are:

  • To enhance scientific collaborations in astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology between Australia and China.
  • To maximise the scientific return on investment in astronomy infrastructure.
  • To explore opportunities for future projects and grant collaborations.

Enquiries

Any enquiries regarding ACAMAR Visiting Fellowship should be directed to:

Dr Robert Shen, Secretariat, ACAMAR. 
[email protected]
+61 3 9214 5520

Acknowledgement

ACAMAR would like to acknowledge the financial support from the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER), ICRAR and CSIRO.