Research Fields
High Energy Astrophysics, Gravitational Wave Astrophysics
Term and History
2018/10/10 - 2021/12/24 International Program Associate (Main: Ph.D. Student, University of Science and Technology of China, China)
2022/04/01 - 2023/03/31 Student Trainee (Main: Ph.D. Student, University of Science and Technology of China, China)
2023/04/01 - Visiting Scientist (Main: Research Associate, Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)


I am Yongjia Huang, an International Program Associate (IPA) student studying in iTHEMS. My research interest is to explore what are the new states of matter at exceedingly high density and temperature. In the universe, various compact objects can reach more extreme condition than laboratory, thus they would be ideal candidates. I am studying the GRMHD simulation of binary neutron stars and neutron star-black hole mergers, which would generate various observable outcomes like gravitational wave (GW) radiation, kilonova, outflow and so on. With the GW astronomy era in progress, we would have a good chance to get the information like chirp mass and tidal deformability of the objects. Combining the GW data with the simulation works, then we can determine the equation of state of neutron stars efficiently. I am glad to have colleagues from different fields, and I believe our communication would play an important role in research.

Related Event

Merger and post-merger of binary neutron stars with a quark-hadron crossover equation of state

November 15 (Tue) at 15:00 - 17:01, 2022 Seminar iTHEMS Theoretical Physics Seminar

Related News