Astronomer/Senior Advisor

Narae Hwang (황나래)

Astronomer at Center forf Large Telescopes (CfLAT)
Senior Advisor on Science Operation and International Collaboration
Program Coordinator of KASI-Arizona Fellowship
also serving on Gemini Board and EAO Advisory Board

[In the past (2012-2020)]
I used to be in charge of
 - planning and Execution of Science Development for K-GMT.
 - managing of K-GMT Science Program.
 - managing of Large Telescope Access Program (e.g. Gemini-K).
 - other K-GMT Science related businesses.

 - star clusters and HII regions in nearby galaxies
 - resolved stellar populations in local volume of the Universe
 - cosmological evolution of stellar population
 - stellar structure of galaxies: disk stars, halo stars, etc.

 - 2008 - Ph.D. in Astronomy, Seoul National University, Korea
 - 2000 - M.S. in Astronomy, Seoul National University, Korea
 - 1996 - B.S. in Astronomy, Seoul National University, Korea

- Jan. 2019 - Current        : Korean rep. on Gemini Board     Gemini Observatory, NOIRLab/AURA
- Feb. 2019 - Current      : KASI rep. on EAO Board               East Asian Observatory Corporation
- Nov. 2016 - Sep. 2021  : GMT SAC                                        Giant Magellan Telescope Organization

 - Oct. 2012 - Apr. 2021   : K-GMT Project Scientist               Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute
 - Oct. 2010 - Sep. 2012  : NAOJ Research Fellow                 National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
 - Oct. 2008 - Sep. 2010 : JSPS Research Fellow                  National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
 - Mar. 2008 - Jun. 2008 : Lecturer                                          Dep. of Astronomy and Space Science, Kyung Hee University
 - Apr. 2000 - Mar. 2004 : Quality Assurance (QA) Manager, Software Localization Division, Prolangs, Co. Ltd.


E-mail: nhwang at

Research works

Authors Title Bibliographic Code
Piatti, A. E.;... Accurate radial velocity and metallicity of the Large Magellanic Cloud old globular clusters NGC 1928 and NGC 1939 2018MNRAS.481...49P
Ko, Youkyung; Lee,... Gemini/GMOS Spectroscopy of Globular Clusters in the Merger Remnant Galaxy M85 2018ApJ...859..108K
Oh, Heeyoung; Pyo,... High-resolution Near-IR Spectral Mapping with H2 and [Fe II] Lines of Multiple Outflows around LkHα 234 2018ApJ...858...23O
Lim, Beomdu; Sung,... Kinematic evidence for feedback-driven star formation in NGC 1893 2018MNRAS.477.1993L
Le, Huynh Anh N.;... Fluorescent H2 Emission Lines from the Reflection Nebula NGC 7023 Observed with IGRINS 2017ApJ...841...13L
Le, Huynh Anh N.;... Fluorescent H2 Emission Lines from the Reflection Nebula NGC 7023 Observed with IGRINS 2017ApJ...841...13L
Le, Huynh Anh N.;... Ionized-gas Kinematics Along the Large-scale Radio Jets in Type-2 AGNs 2017ApJ...851....8L
Shin, Jihey; Shim,... Clustering of Extremely Red Objects in the Subaru GTO 2deg Field 2017JKAS...50...61S
Ko, Youkyung; Hwang... To the Edge of M87 and Beyond: Spectroscopy of Intracluster Globular Clusters and Ultracompact Dwarfs in the Virgo Cluster 2017ApJ...835..212K
Deshev, Boris;... Galaxy evolution in merging clusters: The passive core of the "Train Wreck" cluster of galaxies, A 520 2017A&A...607A.131D
Lyo, A. -Ran et al... Inner Warm Disk of ESO Hα 279a Revealed by NA I and CO Overtone Emission Lines 2017ApJ...844....4L
Miho N. Ishigaki,... Line-of-sight Velocity and Metallicity Measurements of the Palomar 5 Tidal Stream 2016ApJ...823..157I
Oh, Heeyoung; Pyo,... Three-dimensional Shock Structure of the Orion KL Outflow with IGRINS 2016ApJ...833..275O
Mace, Gregory et al... 300 nights of science with IGRINS at McDonald Observatory 2016SPIE.9908E..0CM
Oh, Heeyoung; Pyo,... IGRINS Near-IR High-resolution Spectroscopy of Multiple Jets around LkHα 234 2016ApJ...817..148O
Lim, Beomdu; Sung,... A Constraint on the Formation Timescale of the Young Open Cluster NGC 2264: Lithium Abundance of Pre-main Sequence Stars 2016ApJ...831..116L
Lee, Young-Min; Lee... A Monte Carlo Study of Flux Ratios of Raman Scattered O VI Features at 6825 and 7082 Å in Symbiotic Stars 2016ApJ...833...75L
Lee, Myung Gyoon;... Optical Spectroscopy of Supernova Remnants in M81 and M82 2015ApJ...804...63L
Lee, Jae-Joon; Koo... UKIRT Widefield Infrared Survey for Fe+ 2014MNRAS.443.2650L
Shinn, Jong-Ho; Kim... [Fe II] 1.64 μm Imaging Observations of the Outflow Features around Ultracompact H II Regions in the First Galactic Quadrant 2014ApJS..214...11S
Hwang, Narae; Park... Spectroscopic Study of Extended Star Clusters in Dwarf Galaxy NGC 6822 2014ApJ...783...49H
Lim, Sungsoon;... The Star Cluster System in the Nearby Starburst Galaxy M82 2013ApJ...766...20L
Miura, Rie E.;Kohno... Giant Molecular Cloud Evolutions in the Nearby Spiral Galaxy M33 2012ApJ...761...37M
Hwang, Narae Extended Star Clusters: New Archaeological Tracers of Galaxy Evolution? 2012ASPC..458..323H
Grossi, M.; Hwang,... Stellar structures in the outer regions of M 33 2011A&A...533A..91G
Kim, E.; Kim, M.;... A wide-field survey of satellite galaxies around the spiral galaxy M106 2011MNRAS.412.1881K
Lee, Jong Hwan;... H II Region Luminosity Function of the Interacting Galaxy M51 2011ApJ...735...75L
Lee, M. G.; Lim, S... Wandering Globular Clusters: the First Dwarf Galaxies in the Universe? 2011EAS....48..243L
Hwang, Narae; Lee... Extended Star Clusters in the Remote Halo of the Intriguing Dwarf Galaxy NGC 6822 2011ApJ...738...58H
Hwang, Narae; Lee,... Vestige of the Star Cluster Burst in M51 2010ApJ...709..411H
Hwang, Narae; Lee,... A Catalog of Bright Star Clusters in the Interacting Galaxy M51 2008AJ....135.1567H
Hwang, Narae; Lee,... An Optical Source Catalog of the North Ecliptic Pole Region 2007ApJS..172..583H
Hwang, Narae; Lee,... The Spatial Distribution of Faint Fuzzy Star Clusters in NGC 5195 2006ApJ...638L..79H
Hwang, Narae; Lee,... Discovery of remote star clusters in the halo of the Irregular galaxy NGC 6822 2005nfcd.conf..257H
Ko, Youkyung; Lee,... A Wide-field Photometric Survey of Globular Clusters in the Peculiar Early-type Galaxy M85 2019ApJ...872..202K
Kim, Yongjung; Im,... The Infrared Medium-deep Survey. VI. Discovery of Faint Quasars at z ∼ 5 with a Medium-band-based Approach 2019ApJ...870...86K
Yoon, Yongmin; Im,... Extremely Massive Quasars Are Not Good Proxies for Dense Environments Compared to Massive Galaxies: Environments of Extremely Massive Quasars and Galaxies 2019ApJ...871...57Y
Park, Sunkyung; Lee... IGRINS Spectral Library 2018ApJS..238...29P
Kim, Hyun-Jeong,... A Parsec-scale Bipolar H2 Outflow in the Massive Star-forming Infrared Dark Cloud Core MSXDC G053.11+00.05 MM1 2018ApJ...863...74K
Kang, Daeun, Woo,... Unraveling the Complex Structure of AGN-driven Outflows. III. The Outflow Size–Luminosity Relation 2018ApJ...864..124K
Lim, Beomdu; Rauw,... Extended main sequence turn-off originating from a broad range of stellar rotational velocities 2018NatAs.tmp..156L
Kim, Dohyeong; Im... Medium-resolution Optical and Near-infrared Spectral Atlas of 16 2MASS-selected NIR-red Active Galactic Nuclei at z ∼ 0.3 2018ApJS..238...37K
Piatti, A. E.;... Accurate radial velocity and metallicity of the Large Magellanic Cloud old globular clusters NGC 1928 and NGC 1939 2018MNRAS.481...49P