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CHAN Tsang Keung 陳增強

CHAN Tsang Keung / Assistant Professor

PHONE: (852) 3943 1192

OFFICE: Room 210, 2/F, Science Centre North Block


  • PhD in Physics, University of California, San Diego (2019)
  • MPhil in Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2013)
  • Bsc in Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2011)


  • 2023-now, Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2022-2023, Margaret Burbidge Fellow in Astronomy, University of Chicago
  • 2019-2022, Postdoctoral Research Associate, ICC, Durham University

Research Interest

  • Simulation in astronomy, numerical methods, cosmological galaxy simulation, radiative transfer, dark matter, cosmic ray, compact object

Honours and Awards

  • Margaret Burbidge Fellowship, University of Chicago 2022

Selected Publications

  • T. K. Chan et al. “Smoothed particle radiation hydrodynamics: two-moment method with local Eddington tensor closure”. In: MNRAS 505.4 (Aug. 2021), pp. 5784–5814. doi: 10.1093/mnras/stab1686. arXiv: 2102.08404 [astro-ph.IM].
  • T. K. Chan et al. “Cosmic ray feedback in the FIRE simulations: constraining cosmic ray propagation with GeV γ-ray emission”. In: MNRAS 488.3 (Sept. 2019), pp. 3716– 3744. doi: 10.1093/mnras/stz1895. arXiv: 1812.10496 [astro-ph.GA].
  • T. K. Chan et al. “The impact of baryonic physics on the structure of dark matter haloes: the view from the FIRE cosmological simulations”. In: MNRAS 454.3 (Dec. 2015), pp. 2981–3001. doi: 10 . 1093 / mnras / stv2165. arXiv: 1507 . 02282 [astro-ph.GA].
  • T. K. Chan et al. “Multipolar universal relations between f -mode frequency and tidal deformability of compact stars”. In: Phys. Rev. D 90.12, 124023 (Dec. 2014), p. 124023. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.90.124023. arXiv: 1408.3789 [gr-qc].