Lijing Shao

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Lijing Shao received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Peking University, China, in 2015. He then worked as a junior scientist at the Albert Einstein Institute in Potsdam, Germany, and as scientific staff at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany. He is currently an assistant professor at the Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics at Peking University. His primary research interests include gravitational waves, pulsar astronomy, and new physics beyond the standard model, with an emphasis on using astrophysical observations to test fundamental physical laws.


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