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Principle Investigator

Dr. Xin Liu
Assistant Professor
Department of Astronomy

National Center for Supercomputing Applications


We study astrophysical black holes that live at the hearts of galaxies across the universe. We develop new observational tools and data analysis techniques in the context of large astronomical surveys. Our goal is to understand black holes' origins, growth, how they may have contributed to the evolution of galaxies, and how we can use them as astrophysical probes for fundamental physics. 

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Post-doctoral fellow position available here.
Research opportunities available for highly motivated graduate and undergraduate students.


Department of Astronomy, MC-221, 1002 W. Green ST, Urbana, IL 61801   
Email: xinliuxl _at_ illinois.edu   
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Copyright 2015. Liu Research Group.
Last update: 05/2017