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Curriculum Vitae: Chong-Chong He

University of Maryland, Department of Astronomy
1113 PSC Bldg. 415
College Park, MD 20742-0001

chongchong@astro.umd.edu   https://www.astro.umd.edu/~chongchong/

Education

2018-Present

Ph.D., Astronomy; University of Maryland

Thesis (proposed): Simulating Compact Star Clusters and Growth of the Seed Black Holes in the First Galaxies

2016-2018

M.S., Astronomy; University of Maryland

Thesis: Simulating Star Clusters Across Cosmic Time

2015, Spring

Visiting Honors Student Program; Georgia Institute of Technology

2012-2016

B.S., Physics, WITH HIGHEST HONOR; Jilin University

Upper Division GPA: 3.92/4   Cumulative GPA 3.91/4

Research Experience

2017-Present
Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland
2016, Spring

Research Assistant, Center for Theoretical Physics, Jilin University

2015, Spring

Research Assistant, Center for Relativistic Astrophysics, Georgia Institute of Technology

Refereed Publications

Honors & Awards

2021

Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship

$15,000 stipend and a Candidacy Tuition award.

2016

Dean’s Honored Graduates, Jilin University

The highest honor awarded to graduating seniors in the college

2016
China Youth Science and Technology Innovation Award, P.R. China
2016

Tang-Ao Qing Supreme Award for Excellence in Research & Practice, Jilin University

2015
National Scholarship, P.R. China
2014

Scholarship for Overseas Study, China Scholarship Council

Teaching Experience

2016-Present

Graduate Teaching Assistant; University of Maryland

Skills

Programming Languages & Softwares

High-Performance Computing

Data Science

Presentations

2021/1
IPoster Plus talk, 237th meeting of the American Astronomical Society, “Destructing Molecular Clouds with Photoionization Feedback and the Escape of Ionizing Photons”.
2020/11
Invited talk, the Anton Pannekoek Insitute for Astronomy, University of Amsterdam, “Simulating Star Formation: Photoionization Feedback and the Initial Mass Function”.
2020/11
Invited talk, the Emmy Noether Research Group on Massive Star Formation, University of Tübingen, “Simulating Star Clusters: Photoionization Feedback and Fragmentation of Proto-stellar Disks”.
2020/10
AstroCoffee seminar, CAS, Johns Hopkins University, “Simulating Star Clusters Across Cosmic Time: Photoionization Feedback and the Escape of Ionizing Photons”.
2016/06
Invited talk, summer program for elite high school students, Jilin University, “Life and Academics in College”.
2015/07
Invited talk, physics seminar of the Tang-Ao Qing program, Jilin University, “Anisotropy of X-Ray Bursts from Neutron Stars with Concave Accretion Disks”.

Professional Services

2020-Present
Referee: MNRAS
2018-Present
Member: American Astronomical Society

Press Coverage

Outreach

2020
Produced animations for “The Great Conjunction 2020”, an outreach program by the Astrophysics Group at the University of Exeter. Video link: https://youtu.be/dbVpl9UYzHU?t=128 and https://youtu.be/mxYJpQONSlI?t=293 (retrieved 2020-12-8). Source code: https://github.com/chongchonghe/Python-solar-system
2018, 2020
Lecture Assistant, GRAD-MAP Python Bootcamp, University of Maryland
2017, 2019
Maryland Day volunteer