Faculty Profile
  Yi-Fu Cai
Department: Department of Astronomy, the University of Science and Technology of China
Mailing Address:
96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, Anhui
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Research Profile

I am a theoretical cosmologist. My research focuses on some fundamental questions for cosmology, such as, the nature of the big bang, the origin and future destiny of our universe, how the black holes and the galaxies formed. Particularly I work on:
bouncing cosmology, inflation in string theory, dark energy, cyclic universe, cosmic string, and black hole physics.

Research Experience:
2010.09 - 2012.08
Postdoctoral Research Scholar 
Cosmology Initiative, Physics Department, Arizona State University 
Tempe, AZ 85287, USA

2012.09 - 2015.05
Postdoctoral Research Fellow 
Department of Physics, McGill University 
Montreal, QC H3A 2T8, Canada

2015.05 - present
Faculty of the ``Thousand Talent Program for Young Outstanding Scientists" 
Department of Astronomy, School of Physical Sciences, 
University of Science and Technology of China 
Hefei, Anhui 230026, China
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Recruitment information
Positions are open for highly motivated graduates. Candidates interested in the field of particle cosmology/astrophysics are welcome to contact me. Background in physics and/or astronomy is preferable. Applications to the Graduate Program must be done through the qualification of the School of Physical Sciences, USTC. The particle cosmology group at USTC invites applications for postdoctoral positions. The successful applicant will join an exciting research group under the supervision of Dr. Yi-Fu Cai as well as extensively interacts with other research groups in the field of large scale structure, galaxies, astro-experiments and observational cosmology. We also have strong ties to the Interdisciplinary Center for Theoretical Study in the field of theoretical physics. More information can be found on my webpage.
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