2nd Fudan Winter School on Astrophysical Black Holes


9 - 14 January 2017

Fudan University (Shanghai, China)

Black holes are among the most exotic objects that can be imagined to live in the Universe and an ideal laboratory for testing fundamental physics. The school consists of series of lectures on specific topics given by experts in the field. It is mainly intended for undergraduate and graduate students working on high energy astrophysics.


Javier Garcia-Martinez (Caltech)

X-ray Reflection Spectroscopy

Lijun Gou (National Astronomical Observatories/CAS)

Measuring the Mass and the Spin of Black Holes

Pablo Laguna (Georgia Tech)

Introduction to General Relativity

Thomas Maccarone (Texas Tech University)

Black Hole Binaries

Yongquan Xue (University of Science and Technology of China)

Active Galactic Nuclei

Deirdre Shoemaker (Georgia Tech)

Gravitational Waves


Cosimo Bambi (Fudan, Shanghai), Chair

Masoumeh Ghasemi-Nodehi (Fudan, Shanghai)

Jing Lu (Fudan, Shanghai), Secretary

Yueying Ni (Fudan, Shanghai)

Menglei Zhou (Fudan, Shanghai)