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Faculty

WeiHao Bian Professor

Bio: 

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., in astrophysics, National Astronomical Observatories, CAS (2014)
  • M.S., in Theoretical Physics, Nanjing Normal University (1998)
  • B.S., in Physics, Nanjing Normal University (1995)

Research:

  • Research interests: Active galactic nuclei, QSOs, supermassive black holes, emission lines.
  • Project: National Key R\&D Program of China (NO. 2017YFA0402703), 2017.7-2022.6

Honors and Awards:

  1. Special award of President of Chinese academy of sciences (2003)
  2. Youth academic leaders in "qinglan" project of Jiangsu Province (2012)
  3. First batch of "100 members" of Nanjing Normal University (2012)
  4. 333 Project of Jiangsu Province, level 3 (2013)

Academic Title:

  • Professor of Physics, level 3, 2017-
  • Professor of Physics, level 4, 2011-2017
  • Associate Professor, 2005-2011
  • Lecture: 2001-2005
  • Member of Chinese Astronomical Union
  • Member of International Astronomical Union

Contact: 

  • Phone: +86-025-85891963-8418
  • Email: whbian@njnu.edu.cn

Journal Articals:

The list of some publications by ApJS/ApJL/ApJ/MNRAS/A&A:

  1. Swift Observations of SMC X-3 during Its 2016-2017 Super-Eddington Outburst, 2017, ApJ, 843, 69
  2. Variation of Ionizing Continuum: The Main Driver of Broad Absorption Line Variability, 2017, ApJS, 229, 22 
  3. Unveiling slim accretion disc in AGN through X-ray and Infrared observations, 2017, MNRAS, 467, 1209
  4. The underlying driver for the C IV Baldwin effect in QSOs with 0 < z < 5, 2016, MNRAS, 402, 966
  5. Supermassive Black Holes with High Accretion Rates in Active Galactic Nuclei. V. A New Size-Luminosity Scaling Relation for the Broad-line Region, 2016, ApJ, 825, 126
  6. Supermassive Black Holes with High Accretion Rates in Active Galactic Nuclei. VI. Velocity-resolved Reverberation Mapping of the Hβ Line, 2016, ApJ, 820, 27
  7. Spectral principal component analysis of mid-infrared spectra of a sample of PG QSOs, 2016, MNRAS, 456, 4081
  8. Variability of QSOs with variable regions in broad absorption troughs from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, 2015, MNRAS, 454, 3962
  9. Supermassive Black Holes with High Accretion Rates in Active Galactic Nuclei. IV. Hβ Time Lags and Implications for Super-Eddington Accretion, 2015, ApJ, 806, 22
  10. Variability of broad absorption lines in QSO SDSS J022844.09+000217.0 on multiyear time-scales, 2014, MNRAS, 443, 2532
  11. The C IV Baldwin effect in quasi-stellar objects from Seventh Data Release of the SDSS, 2012, MNRAS, 427, 2881
  12. Spectral Variability of FIRST Bright QSOs with Sloan Digital Sky Survey Observations, 2012, ApJ, 759, 88
  13. The variability of optical Fe II emission in PG QSO 1700+518, 2010, ApJ, 718, 460
  14. The host galaxy of a narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxy RE J1034+396 with X-ray quasi-periodic oscillations, 2010, MNRAS, 401, 507
  15. Active galactic nuclei with double-peaked narrow lines: Are they dual active galactic nuclei?  2009, ApJ, 705, L76
  16. A Systematic Analysis of Fe II Emission in Quasars: Evidence for Inflow to the Central Black Hole, 2008, ApJ, 687, 78
  17. A note on black hole masses estimated by the second moment in narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies, 2008, MNRAS, 390, 752
  18. The origin and evolution of CIV Baldwin effect in QSOs from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, 2008, MNRAS, 389, 1703
  19. Supermassive black hole masses in type II active galactic nuclei with polarimetric broad emission lines, 2008, A&A, 488, 113
  20. Hβ Profiles in Quasars: Evidence for an Intermediate-Line Region, 2008, ApJ, 683, L115
  21. Active Galactic Nuclei with Double-Peaked Balmer Lines. I. Black Hole Masses and Eddington Ratios, 2007, ApJ, 668, 72
  22. Suppressed Star Formation in Circumnuclear Regions in Seyfert Galaxies, 2007, ApJ, 661, L143
  23. The Eddington Ratios in Seyfert 2 Galaxies with and without Hidden Broad-Line Regions, 2007, ApJ, 657, 159
  24. Stellar and gaseous velocity dispersions in type II AGNs at 0.3 < z < 0.83 from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, 2006, MNRAS, 372, 876
  25. The relation between the optical spectral slope and the luminosity for 17 Palomar-Green quasi-stellar objects, 2006, MNRAS, 372, 246
  26. [O III] emission line in narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies, 2006, MNRAS, 367,860
  27. The blueshift of the [OIII] emission line in narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies, 2005, MNRAS, 364, 187
  28. Black hole masses in narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies, 2004, MNRAS, 352, 823
  29. The black hole-bulge relation in active galactic nuclei, 2004, MNRAS, 347, 607
  30. On X-ray variability in narrow-line and broad-line active galactic nuclei, 2003, MNRAS, 343, 164
  31. Timescales of Soft X-Ray Variability and Physical Constraints in Active Galactic Nuclei, 2003, ApJ, 591, 733
  32. Masses, accretion rates and inclinations of AGNs, 2002, A&A, 395, 465