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Prototype of Graphitic Core for Two-Fluid Molten-Salt Heat-Exchanger
Yields of 7Be, 10Be, 26Al, 36Cl, 41Ca, and 53Mn for a chondritic chemistry and the spectral parameters p = 4 and 3He/1H = 0.3
Magnetization-Shaped Initial Mass Function
Shu, Frank
Distinguished Visiting Scholar
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Email: fshu_replace2@_asiaa.sinica.edu.tw

Education and Positions

  • University Professor, All UC Campuses (1999~present)
  • Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Academia Sinica (2009~present)
  • Distinguished Professor, UC San Diego (2006~present)
  • President, National Tsing Hua University (2002~2006)
  • Chancellor’s Professor, UC Berkeley (1996~1998)
  • Chairman, Astronomy Department, UC Berkeley (1984~1988)
  • Full Professor, UC Berkeley (1976~1996)
  • Associate Professor, UC Berkeley (1973~1976)
  • Associate Professor, SUNY Stony Brook (1971~1973)
  • Assistant Professor, SUNY Stony Brook (1968~1971)
  • Ph.D., Harvard University (1968)
  • B.S., MIT (1963)

Honors & Awards

  • Catherine Wolfe Bruce gold medal, Astronomical Society of the Pacific (2009)
  • Shaw Prize in Astronomy, the Shaw Prize Foundation (2009)
  • Centennial Medal, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences , Harvard University (2008)
  • Member, American Philosophical Society (2006)
  • Member, TWAS (2006)
  • Foreign Associate, Royal Astronomical Society (2006)
  • Faculty Research Lecturer, UC Berkeley (2001)
  • Heineman Prize, American Institute of Physics (2000)
  • Brouwer Award, American Astronomical Society (1996)
  • President, American Astronomical Society (1994~1996)
  • Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1992)
  • Academician, Academia Sinica, R.O.C. (1990)
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences (1987)
  • Warner Prize, American Astronomical Society (1977)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow (1972~1974)
  • Bok Prize, Harvard University (1972)

Research Interests

Theoretical Astrophysics, Climate Change, Energy

Recent Journal Papers

  1. Shu FH, "Six Decades of Spiral Density Wave Theory" , ANNUAL REVIEW OF ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS: 54, 667-724, 2016-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  2. Lee WK; Shu FH, "Feathering Instability of Spiral Arms. I. Formulation of the Problem" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 756(1), 45, 2012-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  3. Adams FC; Cai MJ; Galli D; Lizano S; Shu FH , "Magnetic Interactions in Pre-main-sequence Binaries" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 743(2), 175, 2011-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  4. Galli D; Lizano S; Shu FH; Allen A, "Gravitational collapse of magnetized clouds. I. Ideal magnetohydrodynamic accretion flow" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 647(1), 374-381, 2006-08 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  5. Shu FH; Galli D; Lizano S; Cai M, "Gravitational Collapse of Magnetized Clouds. II. The Role of Ohmic Dissipation" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 647(1), 382-389, 2006-08 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  6. Cai MJ; Shu FH, "Collapse of Singular Isothermal Spheres to Black Holes" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 618(1), 438-450, 2005-01 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  7. Shang H; Lizano S; Glassgold A; Shu F, "Free-free Radio Emission from Young Stellar Objects" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 612(1), L69-L72, 2004-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  8. Cai MJ; Shu FH, "Nonaxisymmetric Neutral Modes in Relativistic Disks" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 611(2), 1054-1067, 2004-08 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  9. Shu FH; Li Z-Y; Allen A, "Does Magnetic Levitation or Suspension Define the Masses of Forming Stars?" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 601(2), 930-951, 2004-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  10. Cai MJ; Shu FH, "Non-axisymmetric Modes in Relativistic Singular Isothermal Disks" , PROGRESS OF THEORETICAL PHYSICS SUPPLEMENT: 155, 317-318, 2004 (Fulltext)
  11. Allen A; Shu FH; Li ZY, "Collapse of Magnetized Singular Isothermal Toroids. I. The Nonrotating Case" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 599(1), 351-362, 2003-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  12. Allen A; Li ZY; Shu FH, "Collapse of Magnetized Singular Isothermal Toroids. II. Rotation and Magnetic Braking" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 599(1), 363-379, 2003-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  13. Gounelle M; Shu FH; Shang H; ...; Lee T, "Extinct radioactivities and protosolar cosmic rays: Self-shielding and light elements" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 548(2), 1051-1070, 2001-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  14. Shu FH; Shang H; Gounelle M; Glassgold AE; Lee T, "The origin of chondrules and refractory inclusions in chondritic meteorites" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 548(2), 1029-1050, 2001-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  15. Shu FH; Shang H; Glassgold AE; Lee T, "X-rays and fluctuating x-winds from protostars" , SCIENCE: 277(5331), 1475-1479, 1997-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
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