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Faculty

Qirong Yuan Professor

Academic Area: 
Astrophysics
Research Interests: 
  • Structure and Dynamics of Nearby Galaxy Clusters
  • Star Formation Properties of Galaxies in Clusters
  • Environmental Effect on Star-Formation and AGN Activities
Bio: 

Educational Background:

  • PhD, Astrophysics, Beijing Normal University (1997)
  • MA, Astrophysics, Beijing Normal University (1993)
  • BA, Astrophysics, Beijing Normal University (1990)

Professional Experience: 

  1. Working in the galaxy group of the Purple Mountain Observatory       (July 1993 --July 1994) 
  2. Visiting the Greenwich Royal Observatory, Cambridge, UK     (April -- May, 1996) 
  3. Visiting the Chonbuk National University, Chonju, Korea     (August -- Sept., 1996) 
  4. Working in the Dept. of Physics, Nanjing Normal University,    (August 1997 -- Now) 
  5. Visiting the Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, India   (December, 1998) 
  6. Visiting the National Optical Astronomical Observatories, Tucson, USA   (Feb. 2001 -- Feb. 2002) 
  7. Visiting the University of Wyoming, Wyoming, USA    (Feb. 2003)
  8. Visiting the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA  (Sept. -- Dec., 2004)

Research Projects

  1. Evolution of Galaxies within Cluster Environment (20133207110006), Special Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Advanced Education, 2014.1-2016.12. (1/6)
  2. Investigating Star Formation Activities in Galaxies and Environmental Effect With the SCUSS Data (11433005), Key Project of National Natural Science Foundation of  China, 2015.1-2019.12. (4/10)
  3. Multi-wavelength Research of Star Formation and AGN Activities in Galaxy Clusters  (11173016), National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2012.1-2015.12. (1/8)
  4. Dynamics of Nearby Galaxy Clusters and Star Formation Properties of Member Galaxies (10778618), National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2007.1-2009.12. (1/7)
  5. Analyzing High-Resolution Spectra of Active Galactic Nuclei (10273007), National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2003.1-2005.12. (1/6)
  6. The National Basic Research Program --- Cosmic Large Scale Structure and Galactic Formation and Evolution  (2007CB815403, “973” Project), Ministry of Science and Technology of China, 2007.12-2012.11. (participation)
  7. The National Basic Research Program --- Formation and Evolution of Galaxies  (G1999075402, “973” Project), Ministry of Science and Technology of China, 1999.12-2004.11. (participation)
  8. Synthesis of Stellar Population and its Application to Galactic Formation and Evolution (10633020), Key Project of National Natural Science Foundation of  China, 2007.1-2010.12. (3/10)

Journal Articles

  1. Man, Z., Zhang, X., Wu, J., & Yuan, Q. , Simultaneous optical monitoring of BL Lacertae object S5 0716+714 with high temporal resolution, 2016, MNRAS, 456, 3168
  2. Yan, P.-F., Li, F., & Yuan, Q.-R. , Star formation properties of galaxy cluster A1767, 2015, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 15, 1773
  3. Chen, X., Yan, P. F., Li, F., & Yuan, Q. R. , Investigation on Active Galactic Nucleus Fraction in Galaxy Groups, 2015, Acta Astronomica Sinica, 56, 326
  4. Yuan, Q.-R., Dang, Q.-Q., Yan, P.-F., et al. , Correlation of morphological fraction with redshift in galaxy clusters, 2015, Highlights of Astronomy, 16, 136
  5. Ma, J., Wang, S., Wu, Z., et al. , Spectral Energy Distributions and Masses of 304 M31 Old Star Clusters, 2015, AJ, 149, 56
  6. Man, Z., Zhang, X., Wu, J., Zhou, X., & Yuan, Q. , Six-year Optical Monitoring of the BL Lacertae Object 1ES 0806+52.4, 2014, AJ, 148, 110
  7. Li, F., Yan, P.-f., & Yuan, Q.-r. , Luminosity Function of The Galaxy Cluster Abell 85, 2014, Chinese Astron. Astrophys., 38, 247
  8. Yan, P.-F., Yuan, Q.-R., Zhang, L., & Zhou, X. , Multicolor Photometry of the Merging Galaxy Cluster A2319: Dynamics and Star Formation Properties, 2014, AJ, 147, 106
  9. Yuan, Q.-r., Zhao, Z.-y., Jing, W., & Xu, H.-j. , History of Star Formation of the Galaxy Cluster Abell 85, 2014, Chinese Astron. Astrophys., 38, 117
  10. Li, F., Yan, P. F., & Yuan, Q. R. , Luminosity Functions of Galaxy Cluster Abell 85, 2014, Acta Astronomica Sinica, 55, 20
  11. Yuan, Q. R., Zhao, Z. Y., Jing, W., & Xu, H. J. , The Star Formation History of Galaxy Cluster Abell 85, 2013, Acta Astronomica Sinica, 54, 411
  12. Ma, J., Wu, Z.-Y., Zhang, T.-M., et al. , Metal abundance and kinematical properties of the M81 globular cluster system, 2013, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 13, 399
  13. Dai, Y., Wu, J., Zhu, Z.-H., et al. , Seven-year Multi-color Optical Monitoring of BL Lacertae Object S5 0716+714, 2013, ApJS, 204, 22
  14. Tian, J.-T., Yuan, Q.-R., Zhou, X., et al. , VizieR Online Data Catalog: BATC photometry on A119 (Tian+, 2012), 2012, VizieR Online Data Catalog (other), 400,
  15. Tian, J.-T., Yuan, Q.-R., Zhou, X., et al. , Multicolor photometry of the nearby galaxy cluster A119, 2012, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 12, 1381
  16. Pan, Z., Yuan, Q., Kong, X., et al. , Photometric and spectroscopic study of Abell 0671, 2012, MNRAS, 421, 36
  17. Zhang, L., Yuan, Q.-R., Zhou, X., et al. , VizieR Online Data Catalog: BATC photometry in A98 cluster (Zhang+, 2010), 2011, VizieR Online Data Catalog (other), 400
  18. Zhang, L., Yuan, Q., Yang, Q., et al. , Multicolor Photometry of the Galaxies in Abell 1775: Substructures, Luminosity Functions, and Star-Formation Properties, 2011, PASJ, 63, 585
  19. Liu, S.-F., Yuan, Q.-R., Yang, Y.-B., et al. , A Multicolor Photometric Study of the Galaxy Cluster A2589: Dynamics, Luminosity Function, and Star Formation History, 2011, AJ, 141, 99
  20. Wan, J.-L., & Yuan, Q.-R. , Dynamical Substructures of Galaxy Cluster Abell 85, 2011, Chinese Astron. Astrophys., 35, 1
  21. Bian, W.-H., Huang, K., Hu, C., et al. , The Variability of Optical Fe II Emission in PG QSO 1700+518, 2010, ApJ, 718, 460
  22. Wan, J. L., & Yuan, Q. R. , Dynamical Substructures of Galaxy Cluster Abell 85, 2010, Acta Astronomica Sinica, 51, 245
  23. Zhang, L., Yuan, Q.-R., Zhou, X., et al. , Multicolor photometry of the galaxy cluster A98: substructures and star formation properties, 2010, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 10, 1
  24. Yuan, Q.-r., He, Y.-y., Li, F., Zhang, L., & Zhao, L.-f. , Star Formation Properties of the Galaxy Cluster Abell 2199, 2009, Chinese Astron. Astrophys., 33, 1
  25. Xu, Y., Bian, W.-H., Yuan, Q.-R., & Huang, K.-L. , The origin and evolution of CIV Baldwin effect in QSOs from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, 2008, MNRAS, 389, 1703
  26. Yuan, Q. R., He, Y. Y., Li, F., Zhang, L., & Zhao, L. F. , The star formation properties of galaxy cluster abell 2199, 2008, Acta Astronomica Sinica, 49, 260
  27. Yuan, Q., Brotherton, M. S., Green, R. F., et al. , A Decelerating Wind Observed in Mrk 478, 2007, The Central Engine of Active Galactic Nuclei, 373, 329
  28. Wen, Z.-L., Yang, Y.-B., Yuan, Q.-R., et al. , A Fourteen-Band Photometric Study of A2443, 2007, Chinese J. Astron. Astrophys., 7, 71
  29. Wen, Z.-L., Yang, Y.-B., Zhou, X., Yuan, Q.-R., & Ma, J. , Statistical Cluster-QSO Weak Lensing in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, 2006, Chinese J. Astron. Astrophys., 6, 521
  30. Bian, W., Yuan, Q., & Zhao, Y. , [OIII] emission line in narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies, 2006, MNRAS, 367, 860
  31. Hu, F. X., Wu, G. X., Song, G. X., Yuan, Q. R., & Okamura, S. , Orientation of Galaxies in the Local Supercluster: A Review, 2006, Ap&SS, 302, 43
  32. Bian, W., Yuan, Q., & Zhao, Y. , The Outflow of Narrow Line Regions in NLS1s, 2006, The 9th Asian-Pacific Regional IAU Meeting, 143
  33. Yuan, Q., Zhao, L., Yang, Y., Wen, Z., & Zhou, X. , Morphological Dependence of Star Formation Properties for the Galaxies in the Merging Galaxy Cluster A2255, 2005, AJ, 130, 2559
  34. Bian, W., Yuan, Q., & Zhao, Y. , The blueshift of the [OIII] emission line in narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies, 2005, MNRAS, 364, 187
  35. Yuan, Q.-R., Yan, P.-F., Yang, Y.-B., & Zhou, X. , Merger Dynamics of the Pair of Galaxy Clusters A399 and A401, 2005, Chinese J. Astron. Astrophys., 5, 126
  36. Yuan, Q., Brotherton, M., Green, R. F., & Kriss, G. A. , Outflowing Components in the Prototype Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxy Markarian 478, 2004, Recycling Intergalactic and Interstellar Matter, 217, 364
  37. Yuan, Q.-r., & Zhu, C.-x. , A study of the intrinsic flatness of disk galaxies, 2004, Chinese Astron. Astrophys., 28, 127
  38. Yang, Y., Zhou, X., Yuan, Q., et al. , Large-Field Multicolor Study of A168: Subclusters, Dynamics, and Luminosity Functions, 2004, ApJ, 600, 141
  39. Yuan, Q., Zhou, X., & Jiang, Z. , VizieR Online Data Catalog: Multicolor photometry of A2255 galaxies (Yuan+, 2003), 2003, VizieR Online Data Catalog, 214
  40. Yuan, Q., Zhou, X., & Jiang, Z. , Multicolor Photometry of the Galaxies in A2255 by the Beijing-Arizona-Taiwan-Connecticut Survey and Sloan Digital Sky Survey, 2003, ApJS, 149, 53
  41. Yuan, Q. R., & Zhu, C. X. , A Study on Intrinsic Flatness of the Disk Galaxies, 2003, Acta Astronomica Sinica, 44, 342
  42. Yuan, Q.-R., Green, R. F., Brotherton, M., & Kriss, G. A. , Associated far-ultraviolet absorption lines in the narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxy Markarian 478, 2003, Publications of the Yunnan Observatory, 95, 46
  43. Yuan, Q., Green, R. F., Brotherton, M., et al. , Associated Absorption Lines in the Radio-loud Quasar 3C 351: Far-Ultraviolet Echelle Spectroscopy from the Hubble Space Telescope, 2002, ApJ, 575, 687
  44. Yuan, Q., Green, R. F., & Brotherton, M. S. , Intrinsic Far-UV Absorbers in the Radio-Loud Quasar 3C 351, 2002, 8th Asian-Pacific Regional Meeting, Volume II, 409
  45. Yuan, Q., Green, R. F., Brotherton, M., et al. , Associated Absorption Lines in the STIS Spectrum of the Radio-Loud Quasar 3C351, 2001, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 33, 99.06
  46. Wu, J.-H., Yuan, Q.-R., He, X.-T., et al. , A pair of Seyferts identified from a ROSAT bright source, 2001, A&A, 379, 860
  47. Yuan, Q., Zhou, X., Chen, J., et al. , Multicolor Photometry of the Galaxies in the Central Region of Abell 2634, 2001, AJ, 122, 1718
  48. He, X.-T., Wu, J.-H., Yuan, Q.-R., et al. , The Multiwavelength Quasar Survey. I. Initial Results, 2001, AJ, 121, 1863
  49. Yuan, Q.-R., Wu, J.-H., Yuan, W.-M., & Hu, F.-X. , VizieR Online Data Catalog: Radio properties of ROSAT sources (Yuan+, 1998), 2000, VizieR Online Data Catalog (other), 500
  50. Wu, J.-h., Yuan, Q.-r., Zhu, Z.-h., & He, X.-T. , The radio properties of a sample of optically selected radio-loud quasars, 1999, Chinese Astron. Astrophys., 23, 143
  51. Yuan, Q., Wu, J., & Huang, K. , Luminosity Correlation of the X-ray Selected Radio-Loud AGNs, 1999, Activity in Galaxies and Related Phenomena, 194, 306
  52. Wu, J., Yuan, Q., Zhu, Z., & He, X. , The radio properties of optically selected quasars: a radio loud sample., 1998, Acta Astronomica Sinica, 39, 430
  53. Hu, F. X., Yuan, Q. R., Su, H. J., Wu, G. X., & Liu, Y. Z. , Orientation of Spin Vectors of Bright Field Disk Galaxies in the Local Supercluster and Its Implication, 1998, ApJ, 495, 179
  54. Yuan, Q., Wu, J., Yuan, W., & Hu, F. , Properties of the ROSAT selected radio sources. I. The sample., 1998, Publications of the Purple Mountain Observatory, 17, 1
  55. Yuan, Q. R., Hu, F. X., Su, H. J., & Huang, K. L. , Orientation of the Field Galaxies in the Local Supercluster., 1997, AJ, 114, 1308
  56. Zhu, Z., Yuan, Q., & He, X. , Gravitational lensing and the quasar-galaxy (cluster) associations., 1997, Progress in Astronomy, 15, 157
  57. Li, W.-D., Qiu, Y.-L., Qiaom, Q.-Y., et al. , Supernova 1997aa in IC 2102, 1997, IAU Circ., 6572, 2
  58. Huang, K. L., & Yuan, Q. R. , The Absorption Line Spectrum of QSO 1225+317, 1997, Proceedings of the 21st Century Chinese Astronomy Conference, 135
  59. Huang, K., & Yuan, Q. , The absorption line spectrum of QSO 1225+317., 1996, Journal of Korean Astronomical Society Supplement, 29, S105
  60. Yuan, Q. R., Hu, F. X., & Hc, X. T. , Spatial Distribution of the Spin Vectors of the Disk Galaxies in the Virgo Cluster, 1996, Journal of Korean Astronomical Society Supplement, 29, S55
  61. Hu, F. X., Wu, G. X., Su, H. J., Liu, Y. Z., & Yuan, Q. R. , Common Features of Spatial Orientation of Disk Galaxies in the Coma and Virgo Cluster, 1996, Journal of Korean Astronomical Society Supplement, 29, S53
  62. Yuan, Q. R., Hu, F. X., Su, H. J., Wu, G. X., & He, X. T. , Spatial Orientation of the Spin Vectors of the Disk Galaxies in the Virgo Cluster I. A Catalogue of the Disk Galaxies in the Virgo Cluster, 1996, Ap&SS, 239, 71
  63. Yuan, Q. R., Zhu, Z. H., Yang, Z. L., & He, X. T. , Optical identifications of the IRAS faint sources in the Virgo cluster area., 1996, A&AS, 115, 267
  64. Zhu, Z. H., Yuan, Q. R., & He, X. T. , The Quasar-Galaxy Associations, 1996, Ground-Based Astronomy in Asia, 294

Books

  • “Physics 4: Splendid Sky”,2000,Publisher of Science and Technology of Jiangsu (ISBN: 9787534532047)

Honors and Awards

  • Awarded the Academic Leader of Jiangsu Provience in New Century, 2006.

Academic Title

  • Member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU)
  • Member of the Chinese Astronomical Society (CAS)
  • Executive member (2013 -- 2017) of Advisory Committee for Astronomy Education in Universities (Sponsored by Ministry of Education)

Contact

  • +86-25-85891951-8414
  • yuanqirong@njnu.edu.cn