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    A Brief Resume:


      2008: Ph.D. in Astrophysics, Steward Observatory, Univ. of Arizona
      2003: M.S. in Astrophysics, School of Physics, PKU
      2000: B.S. in Astrophysics, School of Physics, PKU
                B.S. in Economics, China Center for Economic Research, PKU

    Academic Appointments

      2015 – present: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, KIAA, PKU
      2011 – 2014: Hubble Fellow, School of Earth & Space Exploration, Arizona State Univ.
      2008 – 2011: Postdoctoral researcher, Steward Observatory, Univ. of Arizona

    Research Highlights

      Research interests: extragalactic astronomy and observational cosmology
          – High-redshift quasars and super-massive black holes
          – High-redshift galaxies, galaxy clusters and protoclusters
          – Cosmic reionization
          – Low-redshift quasars/AGNs and galaxies
      Publications (as of 2020/05)
          – A total of 140+ peer-reviewed papers in major astronomical journals
          – A total of 15,000+ citations (SAO/NASA ADS)

    Peer Review

      Referee for major astronomical journals, including AJ, ApJ, MNRAS, RAA, etc.
      Observing proposal reviewer: HST, NAOJ, NAOC, etc.
      Grant reviewer: NSF of China, MOE of China, NAOC, etc.

    Collaboration (2015–)

      Chinese Space Station Telescope (CSST; 2020–): Associate Director of the CSST PKU
               Science Center.
      Mauna-kea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE; 2018–): Member of science working teams
               (the ‘AGN’ and ‘Galaxy’ teams).
      The 12m Large Optical Telescope (LOT; 2016–2017): Member of the science advisory
               committee, and leader of the first science working group.
      Subaru Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS; 2016–): Member.
      Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI; 2016–): Member.
      Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT; 2015–): Member of two International Science Development
               Teams (the ‘Supermassive Black Holes’ and ‘Early Universe’ teams).

    Awards and Honors

      2019: Top 10 achievements in Astronomy in China, 2018
      2015: Youth Qianren award, China
      2011: Hubble Fellowship, NASA/STScI, USA

    Recent (2020) papers led by our group members (as of 2020/12):

    • Zou, S., Jiang, L., Shen, Y., et al. 2020, ApJ, in press, Strong Mg II and Fe II Absorbers at 2.2 < z < 6.0

    • Jiang, L., Wang, S., Zhang, B., et al. 2020, Nature Astronomy (DOI: 10.1038/s41550-020-01266-z), A Possible Bright Ultraviolet Flash from a Galaxy at Redshift ≈ 11

    • Jiang, L., Kashikawa, N., Wang, S., et al. 2020, Nature Astronomy (DOI: 10.1038/s41550-020-01275-y), Evidence for GN-z11 as a Luminous Galaxy at Redshift 10.957

    • Kim, Y., Im, M., Jeon, Y., …, Jiang, L., et al. 2020, ApJ, 904, 111, The Infrared Medium-deep Survey. VIII. Quasar Luminosity Function at z ~ 5

    • Wang, S., Shen, Y., Jiang, L., et al. 2020, ApJ, 903, 51, The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Reverberation Mapping Project: How Broad Emission Line Widths Change When Luminosity Changes

    • Ning, Y., Jiang, L., Zheng, Z.-Y., et al. 2020, ApJ, 903, 4, A Magellan M2FS Spectroscopic Survey of High-redshift Galaxies: A Sample of 215 Luminous Lyα Emitters at z ~ 5.7

    • Guo, Y., Jiang, L., Egami, E., et al. 2020, ApJ, 902, 137, A Deep Spectroscopic Survey of Lyα Emitters at z ~ 3.1 over ~1.2 deg^2

    • Zou, S., Petitjean, P., Noterdaeme, P., …, Jiang, L., et al. 2020, ApJ, 901, 105, A Carbon Enhanced Lyman Limit System: Signature of the First Population of Stars

    • Guo, Y., Maiolino, R., Jiang, L., et al. 2020, ApJ, 898, 26, Metal Enrichment in the Circumgalactic Medium and Lyman-alpha Haloes around Quasars at z ~ 3

    • Wu, J., Jiang, L., Ning, Y., 2020, ApJ, 891, 105, Diffuse Lyα Halos around ~300 Spectroscopically Confirmed Lyα Emitters at z ~ 5.7

    • Jiang, L., Cohen, S. H., Windhorst, R. A., et al. 2020, ApJ, 889, 90, Luminous Lyman-alpha Emitters with Very Blue UV-Continuum Slopes at Redshift 5.7 < z < 6.6