Recent talks presented by Xue-Bing WU at various conferences and institutes

(An incomplete list)


2015:


December 4, “Secrets of the Universe”, public talk at Tsinghua University


November 19, “Observational studies of high redshift quasars”, invited talk at Xiamen workshop on black hole accretion (Xiamen, Fujian)


November 5, “Optical telescopes and their astronomical discoveries”, seminar talk at the Hubei Engineering University (Xiaogan, Hubei)


November 2, “An ultra-luminous quasar at z=5.363 with a ten billion solar mass black hole and a metal-rich DLA at a~5”, talk at the 2015 Pilot-B highlight meeting (NAOC, Beijing)


October 21, “Discover the black holes and quasars in the early Universe”, talk at the session “Galaxies and Cosmology” of the annual meeting of Chinese Astronomical Society  (Beijing, China)


October 19, “Discover the most massive black hole in the early Universe”, invited plenary talk at the annual meeting of Chinese Astronomical Society  (Beijing, China)


October 14, “Discover the most massive black hole in the early Universe”, talk at the 8th workshop on black hole astrophysics (Kunming, Yunnan)


October 17, “Discover the most massive black hole in the early Universe”, talk at the BNU workshop on gravitation (Beijing, China)


October 13, “Discover the most massive black hole in the early Universe”, seminar talk at Department of Astronomy, Yunnan University (Kunming, Yunnan)


October 11, “The requests from studies of galaxies and cosmology on a 6-10m large aperture general purpose optical/IR telescope”, invited talk on The workshop of Chinese 10m optical/IR telescope (Kunming, Yunnan)


September 24, “Observations on high-redshift quasars with 2m telescopes”, talk at The 2015 workshop of 2m telescopes in China” (NAOC, Beijing)


September 21, “Discover the black holes and quasars in the early Universe”, Seminar talk at Xingjiang Observatory (Urumuqi, Xingjiang)


August 27: “The most massive black hole at redshift beyond 6”, talk at Dept. of Astrophysical Science, Princeton University (Princeton, USA)


August 21: “Ultra-luminous quasars with the most massive black holes in the early Universe”, talk at Space Telescope Science Institute (Baltimore, USA)


August 20: “The most massive black hole at redshift beyond 6”, talk at Dept. of Astronomy, UC Berkeley (Berkeley, USA)


August 13: “Discovery of a 12 billion solar mass black hole at redshift 6.3 and its challenge to the black hole/galaxy coevolution at cosmic down”, talk at IAU Symposium 319 “Galaxies at high redshift and their evolution over cosmic time” (IAU GA, Hawaii, USA)


July 26: “Discovery of the most massive black hole in the early Universe”, invited talk at CfA@USTC Symposium on “SMBHs and galaxies” (Hefei, China)


July 15: “An ultra-luminous quasar with a 12 billion solar mass black hole at redshift 6.3”, invited talk at East-Asia AGN Workshop 2015 (Changchun, China) 

(http://ea-agn.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/1)


June 22: “Discovery of a 12 billion solar mass black hole in the early Universe”, plenary talk at 2015 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Physical Society, Division of Gravitation and Relativistic Astrophysics (Hangzhou, China)

(http://gra2015.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/65580)


June 17: “Black holes in the Universe”, invited seminar, The Institute for Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics (Beijing, China)


May 22: “An ultra-luminous quasar with a 12 billion solar mass black hole at redshift 6.3”, invited talk at a workshop “Probing AGN with Radio Techniques”( Yining, China) 

(http://cas2015agn.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/65580)


May 14: “Discover the supermassive black holes in the early Universe”, talk at Institute for particle physics/Physics school, Central China Normal University (Wuhan, China) 


May 13: “Discover the supermassive black holes in the early Universe”, talk at Physics school, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Wuhan, China) 


May 4: “Discovery of a 12 billion solar mass black hole in the early Universe”, invited talk at “The International Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology/The Fourth Galileo-Xu Guangqi Meeting” (Beijing, China)

(http://www.kitpc.ac.cn/?p=ProgDetail&id=CP20150504&i=schedule)


April 29: “Discover the supermassive black holes and the most luminous objects in the early Universe”, talk at Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Shanghai Jiaotong University (Shanghai, China)


April 28: “Discover the supermassive black holes in the early Universe”, talk at Physics school, East China Normal University (Shanghai, China)


April 18: “The most massive black hole in the distant Universe”, invited talk at Gezhi Forum, Physics School, Peking University (Beijing, China)


April 9: “Discover the supermassive black holes in the early Universe”, talk at Physics school, Hebei Normal University (Shijiazhuang, China)


April 2: “Discovering luminous high-redshift quasars with two-meter telescopes ”, talk at “2015 Nanjing-Beijing Bilateral Astrophysics Workshop”, Nanjing University (Nanjing, China)


April 1: “An ultra-luminous quasar with a 12 billion solar mass black hole in the early Universe”, invited talk at “Black hole and friends” workshop, Fudan University (Shanghai, China)


March 26: “An ultra-luminous quasar with the most massive black hole in the distant Universe”, talk at Dept. of Physics, Tsinghua University (Beijing, China)


March 25: “Discovering a 12 billion solar mass black hole in the early Universe”, talk at Institute for Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing, China)


March 18: “An ultra-luminous quasar with a 12 billion solar mass black hole at redshift 6.3”, talk at “Quasars and Active Galactic Nuclei over Cosmic Time”, KIAA Workshop (Beijing, China)


March 12: “An ultra-luminous quasar with the most massive black hole in the distant Universe”, talk at Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, Chinese Academy of Science (Shanghai, China)


March 5: “An ultra-luminous quasar with the most massive black hole in the distant Universe”, colloquium talk at KIAA (Beijing, China)


February 4: “Discovering an ultra-luminous quasar with the most massive black hole in the distant Universe”, colloquium talk at NAOC (Beijing, China)


January 23: “Discovering the most luminous quasar in the distant Universe”, invited talk at “The 9th Jing-Guang-Xia Astrophysics Meeting” (Nanning, China)


January 9: “Discovering the most luminous quasar in the distant Universe”, seminar talk at School of Astronomy and Space Science, Nanjing University (Nanjing, China)



2014:


Dec. 9, “Discovering very luminous quasars at high redshift”, invited talk at the 4th Chile-China Astronomy Science Workshop (Guangzhou, China)


Nov. 29, “Finding z>5 quasars with optical/near-infrared spectroscopy”, talk at the China-Subaru workshop (Shanghai, China)


Nov. 3, “Studying high redshift quasars with optical/near-infrared spectroscopy”, talk at the 2014 KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum (Beijing, China)


Oct. 30, “Probing distant black holes in the Universe”, public talk at Shanxi Institute of Science and Technology (Hanzhong, Shanxi)


Oct. 27, “Discover quasars at redshift beyond 5”, talk at the “Galaxies and Cosmology” session of the annual academic meeting of Chinese Astronomical Society (Lintong, Shanxi)


Aug. 8, “Discover quasars at redshift beyond 5 with 2m telescopes”, talk at the 2014 workshop of 2m telescopes in China (Kunming, China)


May 24, “Observations on high redshift quasars with 2.4m telescope”, talk at the workshop on the development of southern astronomy base in China (Kunming, China)


May 21, “Finding distant quasars at z~5”, talk at the Sino-Germany workshop on galaxies and cosmology (Xian, China)



2013:


Dec. 19, “Discover quasars at intermediate and high redshifts”, seminar talk at Dept. of Astronomy, University of Science and Technology of China (Hefei, China)


Nov. 6, “Discover distant black holes in the Universe”, seminar talk at Dept. of Astronomy, Beijing Normal University (Beijing, China)


Oct. 29, “Discover quasars at redshift beyond 5”, talk at the “Galaxies and Cosmology” session of the annual academic meeting of Chinese Astronomical Society (Suzhou, China)


Oct. 23, “Black hole masses of z~3.5 quasars based on near-IR spectroscopy”, talk at the International workshop on Reverberation mapping (Beijing, China)


Sept. 11, “Studying quasars with medium and large size telescopes”, talk at the 3rd Chile-China Astronomy Workshop (Vina der Mar, Chile) 


Aug. 21, “Finding distant quasars at z>4”, talk at the East Asia AGN workshop 2013 (Sapporo, Japan)


Aug. 5, “Finding quasars at redshift beyond 4 or 5”, talk at the workshop of 2m telescopes in China (Beijing, China)


July 4, “Finding quasars  at redshift beyond 4”, talk at the 8th Jing-Guang_Xia Astrophysics Workshop (Guangzhou, China)


June 23, “Quasar study with medium-size telescopes”, talk at the EACOA Medium-Size Telescope Science Workshop (Kuming, China)


March 28, “Selecting quasars based on optical/IR colors”, talk at the BigBoss Collaboration Meeting (Shanghai, China)


Jan. 30, “Near-IR observations on quasars with Palomar P200 and CFHT”, talk at the 2013 TAP Workshop (Beijing, China)



2012:


“Some thoughts on training observational astronomers in astronomy departments of Chinese Universities”invited talk at the forum on the current status & development strategy of Chinese astronomy talents, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China; November 26-27, 2012

“Weighing black holes at z~3.5 with Hale P200 Triplespec observations”,  invited talk at Palomar Science Meeting, Caltech, Pasadena, USA; November 15-16, 2012

“Discover distant quasars”, colloquium talk at Dept. of Physics, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China; October 31, 2012

“Introduction of Astrophysics”, colloquium talk at School of Physics, ShanXi University of Technology, Hanzhong, ShanXi, China; October 10, 2012

“LAMOST quasar survey”, invited talk at 2012 AGN Workshop in Jeju, South Korea; September 12-14, 2012

“Outflows from Accretion Disks around Compact Objects”, contributed talk at IAU Symposium 290 "FEEDING COMPACT OBJECTS: Accretion on All Scales" during the IAU GA, Beijing;  August 20-24, 2012

“Finding missing quasars with Chinese 2.16m and 2.4m telescopes”, talk at the 2012 workshop of 2m telescopes in China, Beijing. July, 2012

“Finding Missing Quasars with Optical Spectroscopy”, invited talk at Shanghai Astronomical Observatory Astrophysics Symposium 2012, Shanghai, China; May 26-29, 2012

“LAMOST quasar survey”, invited talk at Workshop on Ecosystems of Galaxies, USTC, Hefei, China; May 6 - June 2, 2012

“Finding the missing quasars in the redshift desert”, talk at the 7th Jing-Guang-Xia Astrophysics Workshop, Xiamen, China. January, 2012