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Education / Academic qualification

Astronomy, PHD, Princeton University

Sep 1 2005Aug 31 2009

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Research Output 2003 2018

Weighing supermassive black holes

Shen, Y. Jan 1 2018 In : Nature Astronomy. 2, 1, p. 30-31 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewComment/debate

A Magellan M2FS Spectroscopic Survey of Galaxies at 5.5 < z < 6.8: Program Overview and a Sample of the Brightest Lyα Emitters

Jiang, L., Shen, Y., Bian, F., Zheng, Z. Y., Wu, J., Oyarzún, G. A., Blanc, G. A., Fan, X., Ho, L. C., Infante, L., Wang, R., Wu, X. B., Mateo, M., Bailey, J. I., Crane, J. D., Olszewski, E. W., Shectman, S., Thompson, I. & Walker, M. G. Sep 10 2017 In : Astrophysical Journal. 846, 2, 134

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

field of view

Detection of Time Lags between Quasar Continuum Emission Bands Based on Pan-STARRS Light Curves

Jiang, Y. F. , Green, P. J. , Greene, J. E. , Morganson, E. , Shen, Y. , Pancoast, A. , MacLeod, C. L. , Anderson, S. F. , Brandt, W. N. , Grier, C. J. , Rix, H. W. , Ruan, J. J. , Protopapas, P. , Scott, C. , Burgett, W. S. , Hodapp, K. W. , Huber, M. E. , Kaiser, N. , Kudritzki, R. P. , Magnier, E. A. & 4 others Metcalfe, N., Tonry, J. T., Wainscoat, R. J. & Waters, C. Feb 20 2017 In : Astrophysical Journal. 836, 2, 186

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

light curve
time lag

The Limited Impact of Outflows: Integral-field Spectroscopy of 20 Local AGNs

Bae, H. J., Woo, J. H., Karouzos, M., Gallo, E., Flohic, H., Shen, Y. & Yoon, S. J. Mar 1 2017 In : Astrophysical Journal. 837, 1, 91

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

active galactic nuclei
star formation

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Reverberation Mapping Project: Composite Lags at z ≤ 1

Li, J., Shen, Y., Horne, K., Brandt, W. N., Greene, J. E., Grier, C. J., Ho, L. C., Kochanek, C., Schneider, D. P., Trump, J. R., Dawson, K. S., Pan, K., Bizyaev, D., Oravetz, D., Simmons, A. & Malanushenko, E. Sep 1 2017 In : Astrophysical Journal. 846, 1, 79

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

time lag
composite materials

Honors & Recognition

Clay Fellowship

Yue Shen (Recipient), 2009


Hubble Fellowship

Yue Shen (Recipient), 2012