During Oct. 9-19, 2016, United States National Academician, Princeton University professor Bruce T. Draine at the invitation of astronomy department professor Jiang Biwei visited astronomy department to carry out academic exchanges. This is his first time visit of China. At the same time, US University of Missouri professor Li Aigen (Department of astronomy 88 alumina), Poland Copernicus Astronomy Center, Professor Szczerba Ryszard was also invited over the same period to visit the Department of astronomy.
Professor Draine is an international authority on interstellar physics, and its interstellar dust paper has been cited for nearly thirty thousand times. During the visit of Professor Draine was giving a wonderful speech titled "The Mystery of the wonderful academic report Anomalous Microwave Emission" for the teachers and students of the Department of astronomy. The researchers, teachers and students from National Astronomical Observatory, Peking University, Xiangtan University, Huaibei Normal University and BNU Department of astronomy listened to the academic report. Professor Draine has made friendly exchanges with the teachers and students, and has answered all the questions raised by the audiences.
During the visit, Professor Draine, Professor Li Aigen and Professor Szczerba also had two days (October 12th to October 13th) in-depth discussion and exchange with BNU department of astronomy interstellar circumstellar matter research group, Peking University KIAA, Xiangtan University School of physics the interstellar physics group. The three experts gave a high evaluation to the department of astronomy interstellar circumstellar matter research group in interstellar extinction, interstellar dust, supernova and dust, supernova historical remnants and other aspects of the work. And also puts forward relevant suggestions. The actively participated teachers and students have benefited a lot. At the same time, astronomy department interstellar circumstellar matter group and Professor Draine also reached a cooperation intention.
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