Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Hongxin Zhang
University of Science and Technology of China
23 Apr 2018 to 27 Apr 2018 Star formation in galaxies, dwarf galaxies, globular cluster systems, ultracompact dwarfs
Pau Amaro-Seoane
Max-Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
19 Apr 2018 to 30 Apr 2018 stellar dynamics, LIGO/Virgo/LISA black holes, data analysis and gravitational-wave search algorithms, planetesimal dynamics, scalar fields and collisional dark matter, and GPU computing
Minjin Kim
Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI)
17 Apr 2018 to 20 Apr 2018 Coevolution of black holes and galaxies
Juna Kollmeier
Carnegie Observatories
17 Apr 2018
Wenbiao HAN
Shanghai Astronomical Observatory
4 Apr 2018 to 8 Apr 2018 low-frequency gravitational wave astronomy and numerical simulation of extreme-mass-ratio inspirals
Dong Lai
Cornell University
1 Apr 2018 to 6 Apr 2018 Theoretical astrophysics: exoplanets, compact objects
Peter Mészáros
The Pennsylvania State University
25 Mar 2018 to 30 Mar 2018 Gamma-ray bursts, Neutrino astrophysiCosmology, Cosmic Rays, Gravitational waves, Neutron stars
David Buckley
South African Astronomical Observatory
24 Mar 2018 to 28 Mar 2018 Compact accreting binary stars including X-ray binaries and cataclysmic variables, particularly magnetic systems
HAN Zhanwen
The Yunnan Observatories
21 Mar 2018 to 22 Mar 2018 (1)Binary Population Synthesis (i.e. the BPS Theory) (2) Stellar Evolution (3) Binary Evolution (4) Peculiar Stars(5) Evolutionary Population Synthesis (6) Far-UV Excess of Early-type Galaxies
Yifu CAI
University of Science and Technology of China
12 Mar 2018 to 13 Mar 2018 Bounce cosmology, CMB tests on inflation models, dark energy, cyclic universe, cosmic strings, and black hole physics.​