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The 6th Taipei Astrophysics Workshop
- Prospects in Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium
May 16-19, 2000
ASIAA, Taipei, Taiwan

Program

May 16 Registration(Inst. of Earth Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei)
5/16 morning session Chairman: Frank Shu
09:00~09:10 President Lee Opening Remarks
09:10~09:40 Fred Lo Introduction
09:40~10:00 Howard Yee High-Redshift Galaxy Clusters: Cosmology and Galaxy Evolution
10:00~10:20 Luis Ho Supermassive Black Holes and Galaxy Evolution
10:20~10:40 Tzihong Chiueh Dynamics of Self-Interacting Cold Dark Matter
10:40~11:00 (Break)  
11:00~11:20 Huan Lin Evolution of the Luminosity Function in the CNOC2 Field Galaxy Redshift Survey
11:20~11:40 Ue-Li Pen Cosmology with the Moving Mesh Hydro Code
11:40~12:00 Chao-Lin Kuo ACBAR: A CMB Experiment at the South Pole
Lunch Buffet (ASIAA Conference Room) & ASIAA Tour
5/16 afternoon session Chairman: Paul Ho
14:00~14:20 Lou-Chung Lee A New Mechanism for Coronal Heating
14:20~14:40 Jiun-Huei Proty Wu Searching for New Physics from the Cosmic Microwave Background
14:40~15:00 Yu Gao A High Velocity Collision Induced Starburt in Intragroup Medium
15:00~15:20 Chorng-Yuan Hwang Mapping the CO Emission of the Lymann Alpha Absorption Systems of the QSO 0248+430
15:20~15:40 Chung-Pei Ma An Analytical Model for Nonlinear Gravitational Clustering
15:40~16:00 (Break)  
16:00~16:20 Jeremy Lim HI Imaging of QSO Host Galaxies
16:20~16:40 Chien Peng The Host Galaxies of Gravitationally Lensed Quasars
16:40~17:00 Daniel Wang X-ray Observations of Nearby Galaxies
17:00~17:20 Wing Ip Origin of Titan's Atmosphere
Dinner Banquet for Invited Speakers and Guests Only (Howard Plaza)
May 17 (Tien Hsiang, Hualian)
Morning: Train Ride to Hualian
5/17 afternoon session Chairman: Chi Yuan
16:00~16:20 Shuang-Nan Zhang Uncovering the Masks around the Black Holes in X-ray Binaries
16:20~16:40 Hsiang-Kuang Chang On the Polar Cap Size of PSR B0656+14
16:40~17:00 Wei Cui Milli-second Quasi-periodic X-ray Variability and the Effects of Strong Gravity around a Neutron Star
17:00~17:20 Kwong-Sang Cheng High Energy Radiation from Pulsars
17:20~17:40 (Break)  
17:40~18:00 Guey-Lin Lin Astrophysical Processes in an Intensive Background Magnetic Field
18:00~18:20 Dong Lai Core-Collapse Supernovae and Neutron Star Formation
18:20~18:40 Cheng Wynn Ho R-Mode Oscillations and Spindown of Young Neutron Stars
May 18 (Tien Hsiang, Hualian)
5/18 morning session Chairman: Howard Yee
08:30~08:50 Ing Guey Jiang On the Formation of Brown Dwarfs
08:50~09:10 Wen Chien Chou Dynamics of the Parker-Jeans Instability in a Galactic Gaseous Disk
09:10~09:30 Sheng Yuan Liu Complex Molecules in Hot Molecular Cores
09:30~09:50 Zhong Wang Submillimeter Observations From A Small Satellite: Recent Results
09:50~10:10 (Break)  
10:10~10:30 Qizhou Zhang Observational Studies of High-Mass Star Formation
10:30~10:50 Alfred B. C. Chen Constraining the Galactic structure parameters by Survey Data
10:50~11:10 Jinzeng Li Optical Identification of WTTS Candidates in High-Latitude Translucent Molecular Clouds
11:10~11:30 Hsien Shang Multiwavelength Diagnostics of Jets from Young Stars
11:30~11:50 Kate Y.L. Su Hubble Space Telescope Observations of Proto-Planetary Nebulae
No sessions in the afternoon
May 19 (Tien Hsiang, Hualian)
5/19 morning session Chairman: Typhoon Lee
09:00~09:20 Eugene Chiang Dynamics of Eccentric Planetary Rings
09:20~09:40 Wen Ping Chen Census of Kuiper-Belt Objects
09:40~10:00 Sun Kun King The Occultation Event Rate of Kuiper Belt Objects: A Simple Geometric Consideration
10:00~10:20 Chyng-Lan Liang Simulating and Detecting Occultations by Kuiper Belt Objects
10:20~10:40 (Break)  
10:40~11:00 Wei-Hsin Sun The GRAB Project and its Applications
11:00~11:20 Zhong Wang Telescope Talk
11:20~11:40 Frank Shu Closing Remark
Return to Taipei after lunch