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Chinese Name: 陳文豪

Education background:

1999-2002 BSc (Major in Physics) (CUHK)

2000 Summer courses in Mathematics (University of California, Irvine, USA)

2002 Summer school in Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology (International Center of Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy)

2002-2004 MPhil (Astrophysics) (CUHK)

2004-2008 PhD (Astrophysics) (CUHK)

2008-2010 MA (Christian Studies) (CUHK)

2010-2012 PgDE (Physics Education) (CUHK)

2013-2017 PhD (Philosophy) (HKBU)


Work experience:

2004-2011: Secondary school teacher (2007-2011 physics panel head) (major subjects taught: CE maths, CE physics, AL physics, ASL liberal studies, DSE combined science, DSE liberal studies)

2011-2015: Lecturer (CUHK Physics Department) (major courses taught: Astronomy, Meteorology, Engineering Physics)

2015-present: Assistant Professor (EdUHK)



2000 Second runner-up, Intervasity Debating competition; Champion, HK-Macau debating competition 

2002 Head list of Chung Chi College, CUHK

2013 Department teaching award (CUHK Physics department)

2017 Research Output Prize of Dean's research Fund (FLASS, EdUHK)



2017-present: Associate member of International Society for Science and Religion

2016-present: Vice Chairperson of the Hong Kong Centre for Christian Apologetics

2014-present: Committee Member of the Hong Kong Physics Olympiad Committee

2013-present: Member of American Scientific Affiliation

2013-2014: Consultant of CUHK Lee Woo Sing College debate team

2002-2012: Cantonese debate team coach

1999-2000: CUHK cantonese debate team member


Community service:

Debating competition adjudicator, Consultant in science project competition





Other interests:

Basketball, Soccer, Badminton, Piano, Guitar, Drum, Singing, Debate, Reading (including history, philosophy, theology, science, sociology, political science)

Research interests

Research Interests:

1. Dark matter astrophysics

2. Neutrino physics

3. Cosmology

4. Science and Religion

5. Philosophy of Science

6. Philosophy of Religion

Professional information

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dark matter Physics & Astronomy
galaxies Physics & Astronomy
neutrinos Physics & Astronomy
gamma rays Physics & Astronomy
galactic bulge Physics & Astronomy
dark energy Physics & Astronomy
positrons Physics & Astronomy
profiles Physics & Astronomy

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Research Outputs 2007 2019


A universal constant for dark matter-baryon interplay

CHAN, M. H., Mar 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, p. 3570

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Is the history of our universe finite?

CHAN, M. H., 03 Apr 2019, In : Theology and Science. 17, 2, p. 248-256

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Big Bang

Origin of the DAMPE 1.4 TeV peak

CHAN, M. H. & LEE, C. M., Jun 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 486, 1, p. L85–L88

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dark matter
electron flux
cosmic ray
cosmic rays

Ruling out ~100–300 GeV thermal relic annihilating dark matter by radio observation of the andromeda galaxy

CHAN, M. H., CUI, L., LIU, J. & LEUNG, C. S., 20 Feb 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 872, 2, 177.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Andromeda Galaxy
radio observation
dark matter
weakly interacting massive particles