Curriculum Vitae

Weimin Yuan is a research staff member at National Astronomical observatories of China (NAOC), Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is currently leader of the High-energy Astrophysics Group, which is within the Space Science Division of NAOC.


1998 PhD Max-Planck-Institut fuer extraterrestrische Physik (MPE) / Technischen Universitaet Muenchen (TUM), Physics Dept., Germany
1991 M.S. Beijing Astronomical Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
1988 B.S. Beijing Normal University, Department of Astronomy, China


2010-now researcher (staff member) National Astro. Observatory of China, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2005-2010 researcher (staff member) Yunnan Astro. Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2001-2004 research associate (post.doc.) University of Cambridge, Institute of Astronomy, UK
1999-2001 STA fellow (post.doc.) Tsukuba Space Center, National Space Development Agency, Japan
1991-1994 research assistant Beijing Astronomical Observatory, China

Main visiting research experiences

1993-1994 research fellow Cosmic Radiation Lab, Institite for Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN), Japan
1999 research visitor Beijing Astrophysics Center, Peking University, China (3 months)
1991 visiting student Lebedev Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia (3 months)