Shuo Cao

2020-10-09

Dr. Shuo Cao

Associate Professor

Personal Information:

Name: Shuo Cao                            Gender: Male

Nationality: P. R. China                    Email: caoshuo@bnu.edu.cn

Address:

Department of Astronomy, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China

Education:

Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

Doctor of Science in Astrophysics, June 2013

University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy

Joint PhD student, September 2011—September 2012

Hunan Normal University, China

Bachelor of Science in Physics, June 2008

Languages

Chinese (mother language), English (fluent)

Employment

Since August 2015-       Associate Professor ((exceptional promotion)) at Department of Astronomy, Beijing Normal University

August 2013-August 2015: Lecturer at Department of Astronomy (Postdoctoral at Department of Physics), Beijing Normal University;

Research Interest

  • Strong Gravitational Lensing
  • Gravitational wave cosmology
  • Radio quasars and AGN
  • Dark Energy/Modified Gravity
  • Galaxy structure and evolution

Publication List: (* correspondence author)

  1. Shuo Cao*, Jingzhao Qi*, Marek Biesiada, Tonghua Liu, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Precise measurements of the speed of light with high-redshift quasars: ultra-compact radio structure and strong gravitational lensing, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2020, 888:L25
  2. Shuo Cao, Jingzhao Qi, Zhoujian Cao*, Marek Biesiada, Jin Li, Yu Pan, and Zong-Hong Zhu*, Direct test of the FLRW metric from strongly lensed gravitational wave observations, Scientific Reports, 2019, 9:11608
  3. Shuo Cao, Xiaogang Zheng, Marek Biesiada, Jingzhao Qi, Yun Chen, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Ultra-compact structure in intermediate-luminosity radio quasars: building a sample of standard cosmological rulers and improving the dark energy constraints up to z~ 3, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2017, 606:A15
  4. Shuo Cao, Marek Biesiada, Xiaolei Li, Yongzhi Cai, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Test of Parametrized Post-Newtonian gravity with galaxy-scale strong lensing systems, Astrophysical Journal, 2017, 835:92
  5. Shuo Cao, Marek Biesiada, Raphael Gavazzi, Aleksandra Piorkowska, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Cosmology with strong lensing systems, Astrophysical Journal, 2015, 806:185
  6. Shuo Cao*, Jingzhao Qi, Marek Biesiada*, Xiaogang Zheng, Tengpeng Xu, Yu Pan, and Zong-Hong Zhu*, Milliarcsecond compact structure of radio quasars and the geometry of the Universe, Physics of the Dark Universe, 2019, 24:100274
  7. Shuo Cao, Marek Biesiada, Xiaogang Zheng, Jingzhao Qi, Tengpeng Xu, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Cosmological application of multi-frequency VLBI observations of ultra-compact structure in z~3 radio quasars, European Physical Journal C, 2018, 78:749
  8. Shuo Cao, Jingzhao Qi, Marek Biesiada*, Xiaogang Zheng, Tengpeng Xu, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Testing the speed of light over cosmological distances: the combination of strongly lensed and unlensed supernova Ia, Astrophysical Journal, 2018, 867:50
  9. Shuo Cao, Marek Biesiada, John Jackson, Xiaogang Zheng, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Measuring the speed of light with ultra-compact radio quasars, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2017, 02:012
  10. Shuo Cao*, Marek Biesiada*, Xiaogang Zheng, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Testing the gas mass density profile of galaxy clusters with distance duality relation, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 2016, 457:281
  11. Shuo Cao, Marek Biesiada, Meng Yao, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Limits on the power-law mass and luminosity density profiles of elliptical galaxies from gravitational lensing systems, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 2016, 461:2192
  12. Shuo Cao, Giovanni Covone, Eric Jullo, Johan Richard, Luca Izzo, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Source plane reconstruction of the giant gravitational arc in Abell 2667: a candidate Wolf-Rayet galaxy at z~1, Astronomical Journal, 2015, 149:3
  13. Shuo Cao, Marek Biesiada, Xinggang Zheng, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Exploring the properties of milliarcsecond radiosources, Astrophysical Journal, 2015, 806:66
  14. Shuo Cao*, Yun Chen, Jia Zhang, Yubo Ma, Testing the Interaction Between Baryons and Dark Energy with Recent Cosmological Observations, International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 2015, 54:1492
  15. Shuo Cao, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Cosmic equation of state from combined angular diameter distances: Does the tension with luminosity distances exist? Phys. Rev. D, 2014, 90:083006
  16. Shuo Cao*, Nan Liang, Interaction between dark energy and dark matter: observational constraints from OHD, BAO, CMB and SNe Ia, International Journal of Modern Physics D, 2013, 22:1350082
  17. Shuo Cao, Giovanni Covone, Maurizio Paolillo, Zong-Hong Zhu*, A multi-wavelength study of the gravitational lens COSMOS J095930+023427, Research in Astron. Astrophys., 2013, 13:15
  18. Shuo Cao, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Constraints on cosmological models from lens redshift data, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2012, 538:A43
  19. Shuo Cao, Giovanni Covone, Zong-Hong Zhu*,Testing the dark energy with gravitational lensing statistics, Astrophysical Journal, 2012, 755:31
  20. Shuo Cao, Yu Pan, Marek Biesiada, Wlodzimierz Godlowski, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Constraints on cosmological models from strong gravitational lensing systems, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2012, 03:016
  21. Shuo Cao, Nan Liang*, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Testing the phenomenological interacting dark energy with observational H(z) data, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 2011, 416:1099
  22. Shuo Cao, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Ren Zhao*, Testing and selecting Dark Energy models with lens redshift data, Phys. Rev. D, 2011, 84:023005
  23. Shuo Cao, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Nan Liang*, Observational Constraints on Interacting Dark Matter Model Without Dark Energy, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2011, 529:A61
  24. Shuo Cao, Zong-Hong Zhu*, The distance duality relation and the temperature profile of Galaxy Clusters, China Series G, 2011, 54:12
  25. Shuo Cao, Nan Liang*, Testing the distance-duality relation with a combination of cosmological distance observations, Research in Astron. Astrophys, 2011, 11:1199
  26. Jing-Zhao Qi, Shuo Cao*, Sixuan Zhang, Marek Biesiada*, Yan Wu, Zong-Hong Zhu, The distance sum rule from strong lensing systems and quasars - test of cosmic curvature and beyond, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 2019, 483:1104
  27. Jing-Zhao Qi, Shuo Cao*, Marek Biesiada, Tengpeng Xu, Yan Wu, Sixuan Zhang, Zong-Hong Zhu, What is parameterized Om(z) diagnostics telling us in light of recent observations? Research in Astron. Astrophys, 2018, 18:66
  28. Jing-Zhao Qi, Shuo Cao*, Marek Biesiada, Xiaogang Zheng, Zong-Hong Zhu, New observational constraints on f(T) cosmology from radio quasars, European Physical Journal C, 2017, 77:02
  29. Jing-Zhao Qi, Shuo Cao*, Chenfa Zheng, Yu Pan, Zejun Li, Jin Li*, and Tonghua Liu , Testing the Etherington's distance duality relation at higher redshifts: the combination of radio quasars and gravitational waves, Phys. Rev. D, 2019, 99, 063507
  30. Jing-Zhao Qi, Shuo Cao*, Yu Pan, and Jin Li, Cosmic opacity: cosmological-model-independent tests from gravitational waves and Type Ia Supernova, Physics of the Dark Universe, 2019, 26:100338
  31. Jing-Zhao Qi, Shuo Cao*, Marek Biesiada, Xiaogang Zheng, Xuheng Ding, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Strongly gravitational lensed SNe Ia as multi-messengers: Direct test of the Friedman-Lematre-Robertson-Walker metric, Phys. Rev. D, 2019, 100:023530
  32. Yu-Bo Ma, Shuo Cao*, Jia Zhang, Shuaibo Geng, Yuting Liu, Tonghua Liu, and Yu Pan, Implications of the lens redshift distribution of strong lensing systems: cosmological parameters and the global properties of early-type galaxies, European Physical Journal C, 2019, 79:121
  33. Yu-Bo Ma, Li-Chun Zhang, Shuo Cao*, Tonghua Liu, Shuaibo Geng, Tengpeng Xu, Yuting Liu, and Yu Pan, Entropy of the electrically charged hairy black holes, European Physical Journal C, 2018, 78:763
  34. Yu-Bo Ma, Si-Xuan Zhang, Yan Wu , Li Ma, and Shuo Cao*, Thermodynamics of de Sitter Black Holes in Massive Gravity, Commun. Theor. Phys. 2018, 69:544
  35. Yubo Ma, Jia Zhang, Shuo Cao*, Xiaogang Zheng, Tengpeng Xu, Jingzhao Qi, The generalized cosmic equation of state: a revised study with cosmological standard rulers, European Physical Journal C, 2017, 77:891
  36. Yubo Ma, Li-Chun Zhang, Jian Liu, Ren Zhao, Shuo Cao*, The thermodynamic relationship between the RN-AdS black holes and the RN black hole in canonical ensemble, Advances in High Energy Physics, 2017, 2017:3812063
  37. Yubo Ma, Ren Zhao, Shuo Cao*, Q-\Phi criticality in the extended phase space of (n+1)-dimensional RN-AdS black holes, European Physical Journal C, 2016, 76:669
  38. Yu Pan, Shuo Cao*, Li Li, Constraints on interacting dark energy from time delay lenses, International Journal of Modern Physics D, 2016, 25:1650003
  39. Xiaogang Zheng, Marek Biesiada, Shuo Cao*, Jingzhao Qi, Zong-Hong Zhu, Ultra-compact structure in radio quasars as a cosmological probe: a revised study of the interaction between cosmic dark sectors, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2017, 10:030
  40. Xiaogang Zheng, Marek Biesiada, Xuheng Ding, Shuo Cao*, Sixuan Zhang, and Zong-Hong Zhu, Statistical analysis with cosmic-expansion-rate measurements and two-point diagnostics, European Physical Journal C, 2018, 78:274
  41. Xiaogang Zheng, Jing-Zhao Qi, Shuo Cao*, Tonghua Liu, Marek Biesiada, Sylwia Miernik, and Zong-Hong Zhu, The gas depletion factor in galaxy clusters: implication from Atacama Cosmology Telescope Polarization experiment measurements, European Physical Journal C, 2019, 79:637
  42. Xiaolei Li, Shuo Cao*, Xiaogang Zheng, Jingzhao Qi, Marek Biesiada, Zong-Hong Zhu, Testing and selecting cosmological models with ultra-compact radio quasars, European Physical Journal C, 2017, 77:677
  43. Xiaolei Li, Shuo Cao*, Xiaogang Zheng, Song Li, Marek Biesiada, Comparison of cosmological models using standard rulers and candles, Research in Astron. Astrophys, 2016, 16:84
  44. Shuxun Tian, Shuo Cao*, Zong-Hong Zhu, The Dynamics of inhomogeneous dark energy, Astrophysical Journal, 2017, 841:63
  45. Tengpeng Xu, Shuo Cao*, Jingzhao Qi, Marek Biesiada, Xiaogang Zheng, and Zong-Hong Zhu, A new test of f(R) gravity with the cosmological standard rulers in radio quasars, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2018, 06:042
  46. Yun Chen, Chao-Qiang Geng*, Shuo Cao*, Yu-Mei Huang*, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Constraints on the inverse power-law scalar field dark energy model from strong gravitational lensing data and updated Hubble parameter measurements, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2015, 02:010
  47. Tonghua Liu*, Shuo Cao*, Shumin Wu, Haosheng Zeng, The influence of the Earth’s curved spacetime on Gaussian quantum coherence, Laser physics letters, 2019, 16: 095201
  48. Tonghua Liu, Jia Zhang, Shuo Cao*, Shuaibo Geng, Yuting Liu, Xuan Ji, Implications from simulated strong gravitational lensing systems: constraining cosmological parameters using Gaussian Processes, Astrophysical Journal, 2019, 886:94
  49. Yu-Bo Ma, Jia Zhang, Shuo Cao*, Jingzhao Qi*, Tonghua Liu, Yuting Liu, Shuaibo Geng, and Zong-Hong Zhu, Testing cosmic opacity from the combination of strongly lensed and unlensed supernova Ia, Astrophysical Journal, 2019, 887:163
  50. Yan Wu, Shuo Cao*, Jia Zhang, Tonghua Liu*, Yuting Liu, Shuaibo Geng, Yujie Lian, Exploring the “L-σ” relation of HII galaxies and giant extragalactic HII regions acting as standard candles, Astrophysical Journal, 2020, 888:113
  51. Yu Pan, Jingzhao Qi, Shuo Cao*, Tonghua Liu, Yuting Liu, Shuaibo Geng, Yujie Lian, Zong-Hong Zhu, Model-independent constraints on Lorentz invariance violation: implication from updated Gamma-ray burst observations, Astrophysical Journal, 2020, 890:169
  52. Xiaogang Zheng, Kai Liao, Marek Biesiada, Shuo Cao*, Tong-Hua Liu, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Multiple measurements of quasars acing as standard probes: exploring the cosmic distance duality relation at higher redshift, Astrophysical Journal, 2020, 892:103
  53. Yuting Liu, Shuo Cao*, Tonghua Liu, Xiaolei Li, Shuaibo Geng, Yujie Lian, Wuzheng GuoModel-independent constraints on cosmic curvature: implication from updated Hubble diagram of high-redshift standard candles, Astrophysical Journal, 2020, 901:129
  54. Tonghua Liu, Shuo Cao*, Jia Zhang, Marek Biesiada*, Yuting Liu, Yujie Lian, Testing the cosmic curvature at high redshifts: the combination of LSST strong lensing systems and quasars as new standard candles, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 2020, 496:708
  55. Tonghua Liu, Shuo Cao*, Shumin Wu*, Characterizations of quantum and classical correlations in the Earth’s curved space-time, Scientific Reports, 2020, 10:14697
  56. Tonghua Liu, Shuo Cao*, Marek Biesiada*, Yuting Liu, Shuaibo Geng, Yujie LianTesting the cosmic opacity at higher redshifts: implication from quasars with available UV and X-ray observationsAstrophysical Journal, 2020, 899:71
  57. Sixuan Zhang, Tonghua Liu*, Shuo Cao*, Yuting Liu, Shuaibo Geng, Yujie Lian, Quantum fluctuation of entanglement for accelerated two-level detectors, Chinese Physics B, 2020, 29:050402
  58. Sixuan Zhang, Shuo Cao*, Jia Zhang, Tonghua Liu, Yuting Liu, Shuaibo Geng, Yujie Lian, A model-independent constraint on the Hubble constant with gravitational waves from the Einstein Telescope, International Journal of Modern Physics D, 2020, in press
  59. Yubo Ma, Yang Zhang, Ren Zhao, Shuo Cao, Tonghua Liu, Shubiao Geng, Yuting Liu, Yumei Huang, Phase transitions and entropy force of charged de Sitter black holes with cloud of string and quintessence, International Journal of Modern Physics D, 2020, in press
  60. Shuaibo Geng, Shuo Cao*, Tonghua Liu*, Marek Biesiada, Jingzhao Qi, Yuting Liu, Zong-Hong Zhu, Gravitational-wave constraints on the cosmic opacity at $z\sim 5$: forecast from space gravitational-wave antenna DECIGO, Astrophysical Journal, 2020, in press
  61. Yan Ruiqing, Liu Wei*, Zhu Meng, Wang Yijing, Dai Cong, Cao Shuo*, Wu Kang, Liang Yuchen, Yu Xianchuan*, Zhang Mengfei*, Abnormal real-time detection of light curve based on gated recurrent unit network, Research in Astron. Astrophys., 2020, 20:007
  62. Xiaogang Zheng, Xuheng Ding, Marek Biesiada, Shuo Cao, Zong-Hong Zhu*, What are Omh2(z1; z2) and Om(z1;z2) diagnostics telling us in light of H(z) data? Astrophysical Journal, 2016, 825:17
  63. Xuheng Ding, Marek Biesiada, Shuo Cao, Zhengxiang Li, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Is there evidence for dark energy evolution? Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2015, 803:L22
  64. Kai Liao*, Zhengxiang Li, Shuo Cao, Marek Biesiada, Xiaogang Zhang, Zong-Hong Zhu, The Distance Duality Relation from Strong Gravitational Lensing, Astrophysical Journal, 2016, 822:74
  65. Junqing Xia*, Hai Yu, Guo-Jian Wang, Shu-Xun Tian, Zheng-Xiang Li, Shuo Cao, Zong-Hong Zhu, Revisiting Constraints on Statistic Property of Strong Gravitational Lens System and Curvature of Universe Model-independent, Astrophysical Journal, 2017, 834:75
  66. Yu Pan, YunGui Gong, Shuo Cao, He Gao, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Constraints on Lorentz Invariance Violation with gamma-ray bursts via a Markov Chain Monte Carlo approach, Astrophysical Journal, 2015, 808:78
  67. Yu Pan, Shuo Cao, Yungui Gong, Kai Liao, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Testing the interaction model with cosmological data and gamma-ray bursts, Phys. Lett. B, 2013, 718:699
  68. Nan Liang*, Zhengxiang Li, Puxun Wu, Shuo Cao, Kai Liao, Zong-Hong Zhu, A Consistent Test of the Distance-Duality Relation with Galaxy Clusters and Type Ia Supernave, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 2013, 436:1017
  69. Kai Liao, Shuo Cao, Jun Wang, Xiaolong Gong, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Observational constraints on unified dark matter including Hubble parameter data, Phys. Lett. B, 2012, 710:17
  70. Yu Pan, Li Li, Shuo Cao, Nana Pan*, Yi Zhang, Zixuan Hu, Testing the interaction between dark energy and dark matter with H(z) data, Acta Astronomica Sinica, 2015, 56:4
  71. Dongyuan He, Wei Liu*, Shuo Cao, Shuaibo Geng, Yuting Liu, Jiawen Yao, Stellar spectrum classification based on deep learning, B Norm Univ (Nat Sci), 2020, 56:37
  72. Aleksandra Piorkowska-Kurpas, Shaoqi Hou, Marek Biesiada*, Xuheng Ding, Shuo Cao*, Xilong Fan, Seiji Kawamura, Zong-Hong Zhu*, Inspiraling double compact object detection and lensing rate -- forecast for DECIGO and B-DECIGO, 2020, Astrophysical Journal, 2020, accepted
  73. Yu Pan, Yuan He, Jing-Zhao Qi*, Jin Li, Shuo Cao*, Tonghua Liu, Jun Wang, Testing f(R) gravity with the simulated data of gravitational waves from the Einstein Telescope, Astrophysical Journal, 2020, submitted

Research Grants & Lead of Projects

  • January 2021: National Natural Science Foundation of China;
  • January 2020: High-end Foreign Expert Project (China);
  • January 2019: High-end Foreign Expert Project (China);
  • January 2017: National Program on Key Basic Research Project (China);
  • April 2017: Erasmus Mundus Project (European Union);
  • January 2017: National Natural Science Foundation of China;
  • January 2016: National Natural Science Foundation of China;
  • March 2015: China Postdoctoral Science Special Foundation;
  • March 2014: China Postdoctoral Science Foundation;
  • November 2013: Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (China)

Most important prizes and awards:

  • 2017: Outstanding Achievement Award for Scientific Research in Colleges and Universities (Natural Science Award); granted by Ministry of Education, China;
  • 2017: Outstanding Talents in Beijing; granted by Beijing Municipal Party Committee Organization Department;
  • 2015: 100 understanding Postdoctal in China; granted by China Postdoctoral Management Committee;
  • 2012: National Scholarship Award of graduate students; granted by Ministry of Education, China;
  • 2012: Scholarship Award for Excellent Doctoral Student; granted by Ministry of Education, China

Teaching:

Courses at the Department of Astronomy, BNU

  • "Concise cosmology" and “Universe exploration” for undergraduate students;
  • “Plasma astrophysics” for graduate students