Curriculum Vitae of  Chen Wang



National Astronomical Observatories, CAS

A20, Datun Road , Chaoyang District

Beijing 100012,  CHINA

Tel:  (86-10) 64862701-8414

Fax:  (86-10) 64877723

Email: wangchen @



Born 1982,  AnHui Province China



1999.09 - 2003.07   B.Sc. (Physics) Department of Physics, University of Science and Technology of China

2003.09 - 2007.07   Ph.D. (Astrophysics), National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

                                    Thesis: “Pulsar's Initial Velocity and Wave Propagation in Magnetospheres”

                                    Advisors: JinLin Han and Dong Lai



2007.07 - 2009.12   Research Assistant, National Astronomical Observatories, CAS

2008.10 - 2009.03   Visit scholar in Cornell University

2009.12 -               Research Associate, National Astronomical Observatories, CAS



2007     Standard of Excellent Students of NAOC

2007     President’s Excellent Award of CAS

2007     First Prize of The Ninth Beijing Youth Outstanding Scientific and Technological Papers

2011     Member of China Youth Innovation Council for the Promotion


Research Funding and Support

2008     PI, Youth Talent Fund of NAOC

2008     PI, Initialization Fund for President Award Winner of CAS

2008     Co-PI, National Natural Science Foundation of China : Key Program, (Grant No. 10833003)

2010     PI, Youth Talent Fund of NAOC

2010     PI, National Natural Science Foundation of China : Youth Foundation, (Grant No. 11003023)

2012     PI, National Natural Science Foundation of China : General Program, (Grant No. 11273029)


Refereed Publications

"Curvature Radiation in Rotating Pulsar Magnetosphere"

MNRAS, Vol. 1203, pp. 5995

  • C. Wang, J. L. Han & D. Lai, 2011,

"The Faraday Rotatoin in the Pulsar Magnetsophere" 
MNRAS, Vol. 417, pp. 1183-1191

  • X. H. Sun, W. Reich, C. Wang, J. L. Han, P. Reich, 2011,

"New λ6 cm and λ11 cm observations of the supernova remnant CTA 1"

A&A, Vol. 535, pp. 64-72

  • J. Xu, J. L. Han, C. Wang, 2011,

"Pulse Width Measurements for Pulsars"

Chinese Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 35, Issue 4, pp. 386-396

  • X. Y. Xu, C. Wang, J. L. Han, L. Hu, 2011,

"The best detection conditions for pulsars in the Galactic disk"

Science China Physics, Mechanics and Astronomy, Vol. 54, Issue 3, pp.552-557

  • X. H. Sun, W. Reich, J. L. Han, P. Reich, R. Wielebinski, C. Wang, P. Müller, 2011,

"A Sino-German λ6 cm polarization survey of the Galactic plane. III. The region from 10° to 60° longitude"

A&A, Vol. 527, pp. 74-92

  • C. Wang, D. Lai & J. L. Han, 2010,

"Polarization Changes of Pulsars due to Wave Propagation Through Magnetospheres" 
MNRAS, Vol. 403, pp. 569-588

  • C. Wang & D. Lai, 2009,

"Polarization Evolution in A Strongly Magnetized Vacuum: QED Effect and Polarized X-ray Emission from Magnetized Neutron Stars" 
MNRAS, Vol. 398, pp. 515-527

  • C. Wang & D. Lai, 2007,

"Wave Modes in the Magnetospheres of Pulsars and Magnetars" 
MNRAS, Vol. 377, pp. 1095-1112

  • C. Wang, D. Lai & J. L. Han, 2007,

"Spin-Kick Correlation in Neutron Stars: Alignment Conditions and Implications", 
 ApJ, Vol. 656, pp. 399-407

  • C. Wang, D. Lai & J. L. Han, 2006,

"Neutron Star Kicks in Isolated and Binary Pulsars: Observational Constraints and Implications for Kick Mechanisms " ,
ApJ, Vol. 639, pp. 1007-1017

  • C. Wang, J. L. Han, X. H. Sun, W. B. Shi, M. Z. Chen, J. Ma, 2007,

"The Total Power Response to the Ground Radiation at 6cm wavelength of the Urumqi 25m Radio Telescope at Nanshan Station ", 
Astronomical Research & Technology (Publications of NAOC)), Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 181-187

  • D. Lai, C. Wang & J. L. Han, 2006,

"Neutron Star Kicks: Mechanisms and Observational Constraints" 
ChJAA, Vol. 6, Suppl. 2, pp. 241-247