Wei Cui

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B.S., Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, 1987
Ph.D., Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1994

Academic Appointments
  • Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Purdue University
  • Research Scientist, Center for Space Research, MIT, 1994-2000
Research Interests

instrumentation for X-ray astrophysics, high-resolution X-ray spectroscopy, circumgalactic/intergalactic medium, X-ray binaries, active galactic nuclei, supernova remnants

Awards and Honors

  • University Faculty Scholar (2006-2011)
  • NASA Group Award for the development, fabrication, and launch of the first X-ray microcalorimeter experiment (1998)
  • NASA Group Award for the successful integration and test of the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (1996)
  • CUSPEA Fellow (1986)
Professional Affiliations

American Astronomical Society, High Energy Astrophysics Division, American Physical Society, SPIE

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