Invited Colloquia and Lectures

2019

November 13, 2019, Organic Matter in the Universe, South-Western Institute for Astronomy Research, Yunnan University, Kunming, China

July 21, 2019, Organic Matter in the Universe, Astrobio2019: Moonshots and Earthshots in the Search for Life Beyond Earth, Green Bank, West Virginia, U.S.A.

May 6, 2019, Science Education in the 21st Century, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

April 1, 2019, Abiotic synthesis of complex organics in the Universe, New Quests in Stellar Astrophysics IV Astrochemistry, Astrobiology and the Origin of Life, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

2018

October 31, 2018, Organic Dust in Space, Cosmic Dust and Magnetism, Daejeon, Korea

October 27, 2018, Abiotic synthesis of complex organics in the Universe, IVth International Congress on Astrobiology, Lima, Peru

October 27, 2018, Astrobiology as a medium of science education, IVth International Congress on Astrobiology, Lima, Peru

October 26, 2018, Astrochemistry: the observation of molecules and solids in space, IVth International Congress on Astrobiology, Lima, Peru

July 25, 2018, Star dust: the cosmic seeds of life, 2nd Latin American Astrobiology Congress, Bogota, Colombia

2017

December 11, 2017, Overview of Planetary Nebulae Research, Sabaru Workshop, Hong Kong

November 25, 2017, Astrochemistry: the observations of molecules and solids in space, Astrobiology Training School, Santiago, Chile

November 23, 2017, Organic Matter in the Universe, Chinese Academy of Sciences South America Center for Astronomy , Santiago, Chile

November 3, 2017, Physics and Chemistry of the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution, With One Hand Waving Free, Port Douglas, Australia

October 11, 2017, Our Place in the Universe, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau

October 12, 2017, Organics in the Solar System, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau

October 6, 2017, Our Place in the Universe, National Tsing Hua University, Hsingchu, Taiwan

October 5, 2017, The Origin of Complex Organic Matter in the Universe, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

October 5, 2017, Organic Matter in the Universe: from solar system to distant galaxies, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

October 3, 2017, Organics in the Solar System, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

September 18, 2017, THz observations of interstellar atoms and molecules from Antarctica, Third Australia China Workshop on Astrophysics, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

September 12, 2017,Organic Matter in the Universe: from solar system to distant galaxies, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

June 16, 2017, Stardust: the cosmic seeds of life, Hong Kong Space Museum, Hong Kong

April 25, 2017, Planetary Nebulae Research: past, present, and future, Instituto de Astronomía, Ensenada, Mexico

April 26, 2017, Organic Matter in the Universe, Instituto de Astronomía, Ensenada, Mexico

April 27, 2017, Stardust: the cosmic seeds of life, Ensenada, Mexico

February 27, 2017, Stardust: the cosmic seeds of life, International Space Science Institute, Beijing, China

February 23, 2017, Organic Matter in the Universe, Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Beijing, China

January 20, 2017, Education in the 21st Century, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

January 9, 2017, Organic Matter in the Universe: from solar system to distant galaxies, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

2016

December 12, 2016, Relationship between Stellar Synthesized Complex Organics and Solar System Organics, XIIth Rencontres du Vietnam: Search for Life: from early earth to exoplanets, Qui Nhon, Vietnam

November 4, 2016, Synthesis of Complex Organics in the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution, International Space Science Institute Workshop on "Cosmic Dust from the Lab to the Stars", Bern, Switzerland

October 20, 2016, Detection of Molecules and Solids in Space, Third International Congress in Astrobiology, Manizales, Colombia

October 19, 2016, Organic Matter in the Universe, Third International Congress in Astrobiology, Manizales, Colombia

October 14, 2016, Conference Summary, IAU Symposium 323: Planetary Nebulae:multi-wavelength probes of stellar and galactic evolution, Beijing, China

May 24, 2016, Synthesis of Complex Organics in the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution, National Resarch Council of Canada, Victoria, Canada

2015

December 14, 2015, Physics and Chemistry of the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution, XIth Pacific Rim Conference on Stellar Astrophysics, Hong Kong

November 20, 2015, Our Place in the Universe, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

November 19, 2015, Synthesis of Complex Organics in the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

November 5, 2015, Science Curriculum Reform at HKU, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

October 29, 2015, Stardust: the cosmic seeds of life, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau

October 19, 2015, Science Curriculum Reform at HKU, York University, Toronto, Canada

October 20, 2015, Synthesis of Complex Organics in the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution, York University, Toronto, Canada

August 3, 2015, Search for Water and Life’s Building Blocks in the Universe, Focus Meeting 15, IAU General Assembly, Honolulu, U.S.A.

2014

August 21, APRIM 2014, 12th Asia-Pacific Regional IAU Meeting, Daejeon, Korea

July 7, Origins 2014, Nara, Japan

June 26, 8th meeting of the International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers, Singapore

June 6, 3rd International Collaboration Meeting on Antarctic Survey Telescopes, Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China

April 24, Astronomy Department, University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.

April 23, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada

April 16, Department of Astronomy, Caltech, Pasadena, U.S.A.

April 15, Department of Geological and Planetary Sciences, Caltech, Pasadena, U.S.A.

February 28, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, Shanghai, China

2013

November 20: The Life Cycle of Dust in the Universe, Taipei, Taiwan

November 20: Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Taipei, Taiwan

October 23: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

October 18: Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, USA

October 17: University of Chicago, Chicago, USA

July 29: Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Calgary, Canada

July 1: Australian Astrobiology Meeting, Sydney, Australia

June 6: 50th Anniversary Symposium of Science Faculty, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

March 27: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

March 25: Western University, London, Canada

March 11: Nanjing University, Najing, China

March 8: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China

2012

October 8: Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.

October 5: Workshop on Radio Stars, Haystack, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

August 29: IAU General Assembly Commission 51 (bioastronomy) science meeting, Beijing, China

August 27: IAU General Assembly Special Session 16, Beijing, China

June 7: Annual Meeting of the Canadian Astronomical Society, Calgary, Canada

March 8: Advances in the study for the origin of life and bioastronomy, Osaka, Japan

February 17: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

January 26: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.

2011

November 22: International conference on interstellar dust, molecules, and chemistry, Pune, India

November 8: Hong Kong Workshop on Evolved stars, Hong Kong

October 21: Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

October 20: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

October 18: Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, Daejeon, Korea

July 25, IAU Symposium 283: Planetary Nebulae: an eye to the future, Tenerife, Spain

May 31, IAU Symposium 280: The Molecular Universe, Toledo, Spain

April 15, The 9th Pacific Rim Conference on Stellar Astrophysics, Lijiang, China

2010

July 9, 7th Annual Meeting of Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS 2010), Hyderabad, India

March 11, Joint Colloquium of KIAA-PKU, Beijing, China

2009

November 3, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, India

October 16, Chinese Astronomical Society, Kaifeng, China

August 3, IAU General Assembly, Special Session 1 Infrared and Submm Spectroscopy, Rio, Brazil

February 20, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

2008

July 2: University of Belfast, Belfast, U.K.

June 27: University of York, York, U.K.

June 26: University of Leeds, Leeds, U.K.

June 24: University of Keele, Keele, U.K.

June 23: Oxford University, Oxford, U.K.

2007

October 3, HK University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

July, Hong Kong Physical Society, Hong Kong

June, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

June, Chinese Astronomical Society, Taiwan

January, California Academy of Science, San Francisco, U.S.A.

2006

July, General meeting of the Overseas Chinese Physicists Association

October, Baptist University

2005

December 19, Pacifichem 2005: Astrochemistry - From Laboratory Studies to Astronomical Observations, Honolulu, U.S.A.

December 16, ALMA workshop, Taipei, Taiwan

December 1, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan

November 2, National University of Mexico, Ensenada, Mexico

October 26, National University of Mexico, Morelia, Mexico

October 17, Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy, Bonn, Germany

September 21, San Francisco Amateur Astronomers, Randall Museum, San Francisco, California

September 17, East Bay Astronomical Society, Oakland, California, U.S.A.

September 16, Peninsula Astronomical Society, Los Altos, California, U.S.A.

September 14, NASA Ames Research Center, Ames, U.S.A.

May 20, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

May 17, Canadian Astronomical Society, Montreal, Canada

March 8, National Normal University, Taiwan

February 3, Chinese Physics Society, Kaoshing, Taiwan

January 17, Sigma Xi, Calgary, Canada

January 14, Queens University, Kingston, Canada

January 14, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Kingston, Canada

2004

December 11, Hu Shih memorial lecture, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

November 16, Submillimeter Array Observatory, Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.A.

October 15, Institute of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

September 23, Onsala Space Observatory, Onsala, Sweden

September 21, University of Heidelberg , Heidelberg, German

June 25, National Observatory of China, Beijing, China

June 24, Beijing University, Beijing, China

June 22-23, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

June 18, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong/p>

May 25, Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany

April 20, University of Wisconsin , Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

April 19, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.

April 18, NorthEast Astronomy Forum, Suffern, New York, U.S.A.

March 12, Institute of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

February 26, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

January 9, Steward Observatory, Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.

2003

Nov 24, Gemini Observatory, Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Nov 24, 2003 , Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, Weimea, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Nov. 2003, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

October 7, Paris Observatory, Paris, France

September, National TsingHua University, Taiwan

May 5, NASA Ames Research Center, Ames, U.S.A.

May 1, Texas Star Party,Texas, U.S.A.

March 20, Calgary Science Center, Calgary, Canada

February 10, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Edmonton, Canada

February 5, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto, Canada


Books

Physics and Chemistry of the Interstellar Medium Cosmic Butterflies The Origin and Evolution of Planetary Nebulae Organic Matter in the Universe Stardust: The Cosmic Seeds of Life Our Place in the Universe