Yangyao Chen

Visiting Research Assistant
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yangyaochen.astro@foxmail.com

Office: 

619-L

Address: 

University of Massachusetts Department of Astronomy LGRT-B 619E 710 North Pleasant Street Amherst, MA 01003-9305

Fax: 

413-545-4223

Advisor: 

Houjun Mo

Research Interests: 

1.Dark matter halos and their connection to galaxies (e.g., semi-analytical ways of generating halo catalogs, mapping halo properties to galaxy properties, ...).
2. Galaxy formation empirical models (e.g., Bayesian halo-based models, ...).
3. Statistical tools for astrophysics (e.g. GMs/DGMs, Graphs, ...).