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Kuo-Chuan Pan

Research Associate
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Biomedical-Physical Sciences Bldg.
567 Wilson Rd., Room 3255
(517) 884-5606


2013: Ph.D., Astronomy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2004: B.S., National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan)

Selected Publications

Two-dimensional Core-collapse Supernova Simulations with the Isotropic Diffusion Source Approximation for Neutrino Transport, K.-C. Pan, M. Liebendörfer, M. Hempel, F.-K. Thielemann, The Astrophysical Journal, 817, 72 [2016]

Simulations of the Symbiotic Recurrent Nova V407 CYG. I. Accretion and Shock Evolutions, K.-C. Pan, P. M. Ricker, R. E. Taam, The Astrophysical Journal, 806, 27 [2015]

Professional Activities & Interests / Biographical Information

Kuo-Chuan Pan joined the MSU Department of Physics and Astronomy as a Research Associate working with Dr. Sean Couch in October 2016.

He is broadly interested in many topics in theoretical and computational astrophysics, including supernovae (core-collapse and thermonuclear), novae, close binary systems, and stellar evolution.