China-CONICYT Postdoctoral Fellowship research topics 2016

We are looking to build a catalog of research programs to guide applicants to the China-CONICYT Joint Postdoc Fellowship. Potential research projects for postdocs may be proposed by astronomers from either Chinese or Chilean institutions willing to be the host. These can be in any area of astronomical research, including observation, instrumental development, and theory, but must involve China-Chile collaboration.  If those topics listed here are not interesting or relevant to any applicants, they may establish any China-Chile collaborative research topics on their own with their two potential supervisors.

Below listed the research programs submitted for the 2016 China-CONICYT Postdoctoral fellowship, and more is coming. If you unfortunately find your submitted research topic missing from the list, please write to Wei Wang at

IDChilean PIHost InstitutionChinese PIHost InstitutionTitle
1601Diego MardonesUniversidad de ChileShengli QinDepartment of Astronomy,
Yunnan University
Interstellar Chemistry in cold dense clouds (abstract)
1602Leonardo Bronfman AguilóUniversidad de ChileDi LiNational Astronomical observatories, CASInvestigating physical and chemical properties of CO dark gas through multiple-band absorption observation (abstract)
1603Diego Mardones Universidad de ChileDi LiNational Astronomical observatories, CASMulti-wavelength Surveys of Massive Star Formation (abstract)
1604Guillermo A. Blanc University of ChileLei HaoShanghai Astronomical Observatories, CASStar Formation and Feedback in Nearby Galaxies: MUSE+ALMA+VENGA (abstract)
1605 Michel CuréUniversidad de Valparaíso, ChileRichard de Grijs
Licai Deng
Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysic, Peking University;
National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
A population study of stellar rotation rates (abstract)
1606Jorge CuadraPontificia Universidad Catolica de ChileXian ChenDepartment of Astronomy, Peking UniversityGalactic Nuclei, Gravitational Wave Sources, and Their Electromagnetic Counterparts (abstract) (proposal)
1607Leopoldo InfantePontificia Universidad Cat ́olica de ChileJunxian WangUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaLyman- Alpha Galaxies in the Epoch of Reionization (abstract)
1608Jose L. PrietoUniversidad Diego PortalesSubo DongKIAA-Peking UniversityScience with the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN) (pdf)
1609Doug GeislerUniversidad de ConcepcionGang ZhaoNational Astronomical observatories, CASInvestigating Galactic Formation and Chemical Evolution using Star Clusters (abstract)
1610Amelia BayoUniversidad de ValparaisoHongchi WangPurple Mountain Observatories, CASSubmillimeter observations of young Brown Dwarfs: understanding their formation
1611Paula JofreUniversidad Diego PortalesHaining LiNational Astronomical observatories, CASA follow-up observation strategy for peculiar stars from spectroscopic surveys (abstract)
1612Simon CasassusUniversidad de ChileGreg HerczegKIAA-Peking UniversityPlanet formation and protoplanetary disks (pdf)
1613Amelia StutzUniversidad de ConcepcionXuepeng ChenPurple Mountain Observatory, CASFrom High Mass filaments to High Mass Stars (pdf)
1614Dante Minniti Universidad Andres BelloMartin SmithShanghai Astronomical Observatories, CASTHE CHINA-CHILE BULGE (CCB) POSTDOC PROJECT
1615Lauri HaikalaUniversidad de AtacamaYuefang WuPeking UniversityThe impact of expanding HII regions on the surrounding molecular material(pdf)
1616Penelope Longa Universidad de AntofagastaWenfei YuShanghai Astronomical Observatories, CASMulti-wavelength studies of X-ray Transients (abstract)
1617Thomas PuziaPontificia Universidad Cat ́olica de ChileEric PengKIAA-Peking UniversityGalaxy and Star Cluster Evolution in the Nearby Universe(abstract)
1618M ́onica RubioUniversidad de ChileYu GaoPurple Mountain Observatory, CASMolecular Gas Properties in Low Metallicity Local Group Dwarf Galaxies pdf


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