Qingde Wang

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Qingde "Daniel" Wang (王青德) is a professor of astronomy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His research focuses on the hot interstellar medium and intergalactic medium. He received his Ph.D. at Columbia University[1] in 1990.

Wang has won the following honors:


A sampling of his recent publications includes:

  • A Faint Discrete Source Origin for the Highly Ionized Iron Emission from the Galactic Centre Region, 2002, Nature 415, 148
  • Ultraluminous X-ray Source 1E 0953.8+6918 (M81 X-9): An Intermediate-Mass Black Hole Candidate and its Environs, 2002, MNRAS 332, 764
  • Chandra Observation of the Edge-on Galaxy NGC 3556 (M108): Violent Galactic Disk-Halo Interaction Revealed, 2003, ApJ 598, 969
  • Detection of X-ray-Emitting Hypernova Remnants in M101, 1999, ApJL, 517, 27
  • An Ultra Deep High Resolution X-ray Image of M101: X-ray Source Population in a Late-type Spiral, 1999, ApJ, 523, 121
  • Structure and Evolution of Hot Gas in 30 Doradus, 1999, ApJL, 510, 139


  1. ^ Wilford, John Noble (4 April 1989). "Is Star Spinning or Vibrating? Is It Even Real?". The New York Times. p. 13. Retrieved 27 May 2011. 

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