ABOUT ME

Education

Ph.D.:

M.S:

B.S.:

Physics & Astronomy, The University of Oklahoma, U.S.A, 2011 Dec

Dissertation Title: Probing Dark Energy Using Galaxy Clustering Data

Advisor: Prof. Yun Wang

M.S.: Physics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2006

Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2003

Physics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan. 2003 (double major)

Positions Held
  • 2017-present Research Scientist at KIPAC (Stanford/SLAC)

  • 2015- 2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, AIP, Germany

  • 2012-2015 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, IFT-UAM/CSIC, Spain

  • 2011-2012 Research Associate, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Univ. of Oklahoma

  • 2006-2011 Teaching/Research Assistant, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Univ. of Oklahoma

  • 2006 Research Assistant, Inst. of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

  • 2004-2005 Research Assistant, Dept. of Physics, National Taiwan University

  • 2003-2004 Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Physics, National Taiwan University

 

Research Interests
  • Analysis of the large scale structure of the universe

  • Cosmological parameters & dark energy research

  • Constructing mock catalogues of large scale structure galaxy surveys

  • Theory of structure formation and clustering 

  • Inhomogeneity of the universe

 

Awards
  • 2012 Neilsen Prize Award

  • 2008 Robert E. and Mary B. Sturgis Scholarship

  • 1998 Bronze Medal in International Physics Olympiad (IPHO)

  • 1998 Wu Chien-Shiung Science Award

 

Press Release

“The secrets of dark energy” – The press release for the publications of the final BOSS data release at AIP, Germany (link); see also press releases at IAC, Spain (link) and at IFT, Spain (link).

 

Students Supervised
  • Falk Baumgarten, Master student at Humboldt University, Germany;

  • Yu Liang, Ph.D. student at Tsinghua University, China;

  • Marcos Pellejero-Ibañez, Ph.D. student at Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, Spain;

  • Sergio Rodriguez-Torres, Ph.D. student at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain;

  • Cheng Zhao, Ph.D. student at Tsinghua University, China;

 

Awarded supercomputing time
  • 25,000,000 CPU hours on Marenostrum supercomputer in Spain through PRACE (project title: UNITSIMS, 2017 Oct - 2018 Sep, co-PI);

  • 800,000 CPU hours from Juelich Supercomputing Centre in Germany (project ID: HPO20, 2016 May -2017 Apr.);

  • 400,000 CPU hours on CURIE supercomputer in France through PRACE (project ID: 2010PA3010, 2015 Jul. - 2015 Dec.);

  • 400,000 CPU hours on CURIE supercomputer in France through PRACE (project ID: 2010PA2259, 2014 Jul. - 2014 Dec.);

  • 400,000 CPU hours on CURIE supercomputer in France through PRACE (project ID: 2010PA1815, 2013 Oct. - 2014 Mar.);

  • 200,000 CPU hours on Ranger supercomputer in USA through XSEDE (project ID: AST120034, 2012 Apr. - 2013 Apr.).

 

 

© 2014 by Chia-Hsun Chuang.