Vol 12, No 8 (2012)

Xiao-Hui Fan

Posted: Apr 01, 2022

Prof. Xiaohui Fan

Dr. Xiaohui Fan is a Professor of Astronomy at Steward Observatory, the University of Arizona, USA, and a Visiting Chair Professor at the Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University, China.

Dr. Fan received his B.S. degree in Astronomy from Nanjing University, China, in 1992, his M. S. degree from the Chinese Academy of Science in 1995, and his Ph. D. in Astrophysics from Princeton University, USA, in 2000. He was a Member of the School of Natural Science in the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton from 2000 to 2002, and jointed the faculty at Arizona in 2002.

Dr. Fan is an observational astronomer. His main research interests include galaxy formation and evolution, surveys of high-redshift galaxies and quasars, evolution of supermassive black holes, the intergalactic medium, and the epoch of reionization. He also has a long association with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey project, and led the high-redshift quasar survey within the SDSS.