Curriculum Vitae
 
Hsiao-Wen Chen
 
PERSONAL
 
  Address Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
    University of Chicago
    5640 S. Ellis Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60637
    U.S.A.
    (773) 702-8747
    hchen (at) oddjob dot uchicago dot edu
    http://lambda.uchicago.edu/
  Citizenship Republic of China in Taiwan
 
EDUCATION
 
    Ph.D. Astronomy, State University of New York at Stony Brook (1999)
    M.S. Physics, National Taiwan University (1994)
    B.S. Physics, National Taiwan University (1992)
 
EXPERIENCE/SERVICE
 
    Associate Professor, the University of Chicago (2012-present)
    Assistant Professor, the University of Chicago (2005-2012)
    Member of the Space Telescope Users Committee (2014-present)
    Member of the GMT Science Advisory Committee (2010-present)
    Member of AURA Observatory Council (2010-2013)
    AURA representative for the University of Chicago (2007-present)
    Senior Member, Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (2007-present)
    Hubble Fellow, MIT (2002-2005)
    Postdoctoral Research Associate, Carnegie Observatories (1999-2002)
    Research Assistant, SUNY at Stony Brook (1996-1999)
    Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1996)
    Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1995-1996)
    Teaching Assistant, SUNY at Stony Brook (1995)
 
RESEARCH PROJECTS
 
    Halo Occupation of Dark Baryons using QSO Absorption-Line Systems
    Gamma-ray Burst Afterglows as Cosmic Probes
    Las Campanas Infrared Survey of Distant Red Galaxies
    Gemini Deep Deep Survey of Distant Red Galaxies
   
 
GRANTS and AWARDS
 
    HST Cycle 20 Grant, A Public Snapshot Survey of Galaxies Associated with O VI and Ne VIII Absorbers
    HST Cycle 17 Director's Discretionary Time, Unveiling the Dusty Starburst Galaxy Hosting GRB080607
    HST Cycle 17 EPO Grant, Meteorology in Virgo: A 3D HD Video of the Structure & Dynamics of the Virgo Cluster
    HST Cycle 17 Grant, The Structure and Dynamics of Virgo's Intracluster Medium
    HST Cycle 17 Grant, A WFC3 Grism Snapshot Survey for Lyman Limit Absorption at z = 2
    NSF Extragalactic Research Grant (2006-2009)
    HST Cycle 15 EPO Grant, Core Sampling the Universe---An Interactive High-Definition Video
    HST Cycle 15 Grant, An ACS Prism Snapshot Survey for z ~ 2 Lyman Limit Systems
    HST Cycle 15 Grant, Unveiling Starburst Morphology of Distant Damped Ly-alpha Galaxies Hosting Gamma-Ray Bursts
    NASA Long-Term Space Astrophysics (LTSA) Grant (2005-2008)
    Hubble Fellowship (2002-2005)
    Swift GO Cycle 2, Probing Interstellar and Intergalactic Media at z > 1: Tracing the Evolution of Dust and Gas in the Ancient Universe with Swift Bursts (2005)
    Swift GO Cycle 1, Probing Interstellar and Intergalactic Media at z > 1: Tracing the Evolution of Dust and Gas in the Ancient Universe with Swift Bursts (2004)
    HST GO Cycle 11, ACS Grism Parallel Survey of Emission-line Galaxies at z < 7 (2002)
    FUSE GO Cycle 2, Physical Properties of a z << 1 Lyman Limit System (2000)
    American Astronomical Society Small Research Grant (2000)
    Lee Wilcox Prize for outstanding thesis in experimental physics (2000)
    Astronomical Society of New York Graduate Student Research Prize (2000)
    Peter B. Kahn Fellowship (1999)
 
POSTDOCS and STUDENTS
 
    Dr. Christopher Thom (2006-2009), research associate at STScI (2009 - 2012)
    Dr. Yuko Kakazu (2011 - 2012)
    Dr. Jean-Rene Gauthier (PhD 2011), Millikan fellow at Caltech (2011 - 2014)
    Ms. Lindsey Pollack (Master student at UC Santa Cruz w/ Prochaska)
    Ms. Jennifer Helsby (2008-2009), summer REU student/full time research assistant
    Mr. Gilberto Lopez (2010), summer REU student
    Mr. Sean Johnson (PhD expected in 2016)
    Mr. Jia (Cameron) Liang (PhD expected in 2017)
    Ms. Yun-Hsin Huang (2013-2014), first-year graduate student
    Mr. Fakhri Zahedy (2013-2014), first-year graduate student
 
PUBLICATIONS
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Hsiao-Wen Chen (July 2012)