News

  • Dec 2019 – Our project, entitled “Searching Kpc Dual AGNs at Higher Redshift”, was awarded Gemini observing time by the NOAO. Congrats to Tony! Check out more details here.
  • Dec 2019 – Our project, entitled “Resolving Torus Emission in A Kpc-Scale Triple AGN with SOFIA/FORCAST”, was awarded SOFIA observing time by NASA. Stay tuned for updates!
  • Dec 2019 – Our paper, entitled “Spectral Energy Distributions of Candidate Periodically-Variable Quasars: Testing the Binary Black Hole Hypothesis”, is published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Congrats to Hengxiao and Wei-Ting! Read more details here.
  • Dec 2019 – Our paper, entitled “A Trio of Massive Black Holes Caught in the Act of Merging”, is published in the Astrophysical Journal. Read more details here.
  • Nov 2019 – Our project, entitled “Pilot Follow-Up of Variability-Selected IMBH from the Dark Energy Survey“, was awarded VLA observing time by the NRAO. Congrats to Colin!
  • Nov 2019 – Our project, entitled “Discovery of Sub-kpc Dual/Offset AGN from Gaia Astrometry”, was awarded VLBA observing time by the NRAO. Check out more details here.
  • Oct 2019 – Our paper, entitled “Deblending and Classifying Astronomical Sources with Mask R-CNN Deep Learning”, is published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Congrats to Colin! Check out more details here. Code available here.
  • Jul 2019 – Our paper, entitled “Active Galactic Nucleus Pairs from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. III. Chandra X-ray Observations Unveil Obscured Double Nuclei”, is published in the Astrophysical Journal. Congrats to Meicun!
  • Jun 2019 – Our project, entitled “Host Galaxy Morphologies of Candidate Sub-parsec Binary Supermassive Black Holes: Testing the Merger Hypothesis”, was awarded Hubble Space Telescope observing time. Stay tuned for updates!
  • Jun 2019 – Our project, entitled “Discovery of Sub-kpc Dual Active Galactic Nuclei from Gaia“, was awarded Hubble Space Telescope observing time. Congrats to Hsiang-Chih!
  • Jun 2019 – Our project, entitled “Identifying Binary Supermassive Black Holes from Continued DECam Monitoring of DES-SN Quasars“, was awarded Blanco observing time by the NOAO. Check out more details here.
  • Apr 2019 – Our project, entitled “A Systematic Search of Binary Supermassive Black Holes in the Dark Energy Survey”, received an Arnold O. Beckman Award from the Campus Research Board. Check out more details here.
  • Feb 2019 – Graduate student Colin Burke, undergraduate students Devanshi Pratap, Sneh Pandya, and Kaiwen Zhang joined our group. Welcome!
  • More news in the archive.