Involvement in scientific projects

Current and approved projects

Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (HXMT)

an X-ray telescope designed for performing survey and timing observations in the hard X-ray band

Leading the HXMT science working group on AGN
Space-based Variable Objects Monitor (SVOM)

A Sino-French joint mission for Gamma-ray burst (GRB) detections

Involved in the non-GRB science case

Proposed space projects

X-ray Timing and Polarimetry (XTP)

An X-ray observatory proposed as an successor of HXMT in space astronomy in China

Leading the XTP science case on AGN studies

A small satellite with wide-field imaging X-ray telescope aimed at discovering new transients in the soft X-ray band

Leading the proposal, which has been submitted to the Chinese Academy of Science in January 2013
X-ray/NUV All-sky Monitor aboard CSS

An X-ray/NUV all-sky monitor proposed to be attached to the planned Chinese Space Station to be operating around 2020, for all-sky monitoring scanning in the soft X-ray and NUV bands simultaneously

Leading the proposal, which has been submitted to the China Space Agency in March 2012