Hu Zhan

Positions: Professor
Academic Title: Professor
Mailing Address: Hu Zhan
Education and Career History

1996, B.Eng., Beijing Univ. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

2000, M.S., Arizona State University, USA

2004, Ph.D., The University of Arizona, USA

8/1997-8/2000, Teaching Assistant, (former) Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, ASU

8/2000-5/2004, Teaching Assistant / Associate (excluding 1/2003 - 8/2003) Dept. of Physics & Dept. of Astronomy, University of Arizona

1/2003-8/2003, Research Associate, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Arizona

7/2004-1/2006, Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept. of Physics, UC Davis

2/2006-8/2009, Assistant Project Physicist, Dept. of Physics, UC Davis

8/2009-Present, Professor, National Astronomical Observatories of China
Research Fields
Cosmology, dark matter, dark energy, large-scale structure, survey science, data analysis and numerical simulation

2010, National Natural Science Foundation of China Key Grant ($280k)

2007, Academic Federation Innovative Development Award ($9639), UC Davis

2003, Theoretical Astrophysics Grant ($1000), University of Arizona

2002, Outstanding Graduate Student, Office of Asian Pacific American Student Affairs, Univ. of Arizona

2000, Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Phys. & Astron., ASU

1998-2000, Chair's Summer Research Fellowship, Dept. of Phys. & Astron., ASU
Selected Publication

2004 Extrapolation Method for the No-Core Shell Model

Physical Review C, 69, 034302, American Physical Society

Zhan, Hu; Knox, Lloyd

2006 Baryon Oscillations and Consistency Tests for Photometrically-Determined Redshifts of Very Faint Galaxies

Astrophysical Journal, 644, 663, American Astronomical Society

Zhan, Hu; Knox, Lloyd

2006 Cosmic Tomographies: Baryon Acoustic Oscillations and Weak Lensing

Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, JCAP08(2006)008, Institute of Physics and International School for Advanced Studies

Zhan, Hu

2006 Optimal Softening for N-Body Halo Simulations

Astrophysical Journal, 639, 617, American Astronomical Society

Zhan, Hu

2006 Exploring Large-Scale Structure with Billions of Galaxies

Astrophysical Journal, 640, 8, American Astronomical Society

Zhan, Hu; Knox, Lloyd; Tyson, J. Anthony; Margoniner, Vera

2008 Measuring Baryon Acoustic Oscillations with Millions of Supernovae

Astrophysical Journal Letters, 675, L1, American Astronomical Society

Zhan, Hu; Wang, Lifan; Pinto, Philip; Tyson, J. Anthony

2009 Distance, Growth Factor, and Dark Energy Constraints from Photometric Baryon Acoustic Oscillation and Weak Lensing Measurements

Astrophysical Journal, 690,923-936, American Astronomical Society

Zhan, Hu; Knox, Lloyd; Tyson, J. Anthony