Dr. Cuihua Du 
Mobile phone: (+86)13521664386
Address: Yuquan Road, Shijingshan District, Beijing No. 19 (a)
Postcode: 100049

Research Areas

Galactic structure and evolution

Hypervelocity studies


2001-2004, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Astrophysics, doctoral students  
1998-2001, Hebei Normal University, theoretical physics, 
graduate student for a Master's degree


Work Experience

2008-, Associate Professor ,  University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
2004-2008, Assistant Professor , Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Teaching Experience
Stellar atmosphere and spectral analysis,
Observational Astrophysics


New Nearby Hypervelocity Stars and Their Spatial Distribution from Gaia DR2, Du cuihua*, Li Hefan, et al. 2019, ApJS, 244, 4, 

Chemical and Kinematic Properties of the Galactic Disk from the LAMOST and Gaia Sample Stars, Yan Yepeng, Du cuihua*, et al. 2019, ApJ, 880, 36 

The Substructures in the Local Stellar Halo from Gaia and LAMOST, Li Hefan, Du Cuihua*, et al. 2019, ApJ, 874, 74, 36  

Galactic Stellar Populations from Photometric Metallicity Distribution Functions, Gu jiayin, Du cuihua*, et al., 2019, ApJ, 877, 83, 36 

The Origin of High-velocity Stars from Gaia and LAMOST, Du cuihua, Li hefan, et al. 2018, ApJL, 869, 31

The High-velocity Stars in the Local Stellar Halo from Gaia and LAMOST, Du cuihua, Li hefan, et al. 2018, ApJ, 863, 87 36 

Metallicity and Kinematics of the Galactic Halo from the LAMOST Sample Stars, Liu shuai, Du cuihua*, et al. 2018, ApJ, 862, 163  

The stellar metallicity distribution of the Galactic halo based on SCUSS and SDSS data, Zuo wenbo, Du cuihua*, et al. 2017, ApJ, 841, 59

A Monte-Carlo Method for Making SDSS u-Band Magnitude more accurate, Gu jiayin,  Du cuihua*, Zuo wenbo,  et al. AJ, 2016, 152, 106

A Monte-Carlo Method for Estimating Stellar Photometric Metallicity Distributions, Gu jiayin,  Du cuihua*, Jing  yingjie,  et al., 2016, ApJ, 826, 36 

Kinematics of the Galactic disc from a LAMOST dwarf sample, Jing yinjie, Du Cuihua*, et al., 2016. MNRAS, 463, 3390 

Photometric Metallicity Calibration with SDSS and SCUSS and its Application to distant stars in the South Galactic Cap, Gu Jiayin, Du Cuihua*, Jia Yunpeng, Peng Xiyan, et al. 2015, MNRAS4523092 

Estimation of absolute magnitude-dependent Galactic model parameters in intermediate latitude with SDSS and SCUSS Jia Yunpeng, Du Cuihua*, Wu Zhenyu, Peng Xiyan, et al. 2014, MNRAS441503 

The stellar metallicity distribution of the Milky Way from the Beijing-Arizona-Taiwan-Connecticut survey,  Peng Xiyan, Du Cuihua, Wu Zhenyu, Ma Jun., Zhou Xu, 2013, MNRAS, 434, 3165

An Investigation of the Absolute Proper Motions of the SCUSS Catalog , Peng Xiyan, Qi Zhaoxiang, Wu Zhenyu, Ma Jun, Du Cuihua, et al. 2015, PASP, 127, 250 

The stellar metallicity distribution in intermediate latitude fields with BATC and SDSS data,  Peng Xiyan,  Du Cuihua*, Wu Zhenyu, 2012, MNRAS, 422, 2756 

Galactic structure studies with SCUSS and SDSS surveys, 2013, IAUS, 295

Estimation of Galactic model parameters in high latitudes with the SDSS and SCUSS, 2014, IAUS,  298

The stellar metallicity distribution in intermediate-latitude fields,  2013, IAUS, 295,

The stellar metallicity distribution of the Galaxy from the BATC survey, 2014, IAUS,298

SCUSS测光金属丰度定标及南银冠人马座星流的金属丰度估计,2016 中国科学院大学学报, 2095

The Orbits of Nearby Planetary Nebulaes and their Interaction with the ISM, Wu Zhenyu , ZhouXu, Ma Jun, Du Cuihua2011AJ, 141(104),  pp 1-10 4作者

Mass of Open Cluster NGC 7789, Wu Zhenyu , Du CuihuaMa Jun, ZhouXu, 2009Chinese Physics Letter,  v26

The orbits of open clusters in the Galaxy, Wu Zhenyu , ZhouXu, Ma Jun, Du Cuihua2009 MNRAS3992146

The structure of the Galactic halo, Du CuihuaWu Zhenyu , Ma Jun ,ZhouXu, 2008, ChJAA, 8, 566 

Galactic structure studies from BATC survey, Du cuihua*, Ma Jun, Wu zhenyu, Zhouxu, MNRAS, 372, 1304 (2006)  

The metallicity distribution of F/G dwarfs derived from BATC survey, Du cuihua*, Zhouxu, Ma Jun, Shi Jian rong, et al. AJ, 128, 2265 (2004) 

Galactic structure studies with BATC star counts, Du cuihua*, Zhouxu,  Ma Jun, Bing-chich Chen, et al. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 407, 541 (2003) 




(1)New nearby hypervelocity stars and their spatial distribution   2019-10-14
(2)New nearby hypervelocity stars and their origin   2019 Chinese Astronomical Society   2019-09-08
(3)The origin of high-velocity stars and Galactic structure studies from LAMOST   2019 LAMOST training conference,   2019-07-07
(4)The merger debris of dwarf galaxies in the local stellar halo from Gaia and LAMOST   30th IAU,   2018-08-20


NAOC, China

Observatoire de Paris, PSL Research University, France

Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA



彭喜衍  硕士研究生  070201-理论物理  

贾云朋  硕士研究生  070201-理论物理  

顾加银  硕士研究生  070201-理论物理  

景英杰  硕士研究生  070201-理论物理  

左文波  硕士研究生  070201-理论物理  

刘帅  硕士研究生  070201-理论物理  


闫业鹏  硕士研究生  085226-核能与核技术工程  

李多  硕士研究生  070201-理论物理  

朱海帆  硕士研究生  070201-理论物理