The GC group is an independent research group at Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Science. It is also a partner group between the Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) and PMO. The group leader is Prof Xi Kang.

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Our research covers the followings: Semi-analytical model for galaxy formation Large scale structure of the Universe Weak lensing survey & strong lensing Cosmological N-body simulation and simulation of galaxy merger Hydro-dynamical simulation of galaxy cluster If you are interested in visiting us, please contact, Tel: 83332046 For more details, please see our website.

Job offers


From 2014, The Chinese Academy of Science has initiated a few programs for visiting scholars (from one to twelve months), international Postdoc fellowship (from one to two years) with competitive stipend. If you want to work in our group under this program, please contact Dr. Xi Kang for details. Note that the application deadline is August every year.