Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Nils Ake Andersson
University of Southampton
8 Jan 2019 to 15 Jan 2019 Relativistic superfluidity and elasticity Heat and dissipation in general relativity Neutron star asteroseismology (and instabilies, e.g, r-modes) Neutron star dynamics (glitches, LMXB spin variability, accretion)
Zhen Guo
University of Hertfordshire
26 Dec 2018 to 4 Jan 2019
Liu, Hau-Yu
28 Dec 2018 Circumstellar envelope/disk, molecular cloud, Galactic center
Siyi Feng
East Asian Core Observatories Association
28 Dec 2018 galactic star formation
Pau Amaro-Seoane
Max-Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
15 Dec 2018 to 21 Dec 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
Q. Daniel Wang
University of Massachusetts
12 Dec 2018 to 14 Dec 2018 Galactic Nuclear Regions;Galactic Feedback and Ecosystem of Galaxies:
Mats Carlsson
Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, Oslo
10 Dec 2018 Solar Physics Stellar atmosphere modeling Radiation magnetohydrodynamics Space projects
Victor Debattista
University of Central Lancashire
17 Nov 2018 to 24 Nov 2018 computational study of the formation and dynamics of galaxies
Chris Belczynski
Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center
19 Nov 2018 to 24 Nov 2018 • Stellar and binary evolution • Formation of compact objects • Physics of Gravitational-wave sources • Progenitors Gamma-ray bursts • Populations of Galactic and extragalactic X-ray binaries • Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
Yuan-Sen Ting
NASA Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow
17 Nov 2018 to 21 Nov 2018 • Formation and evolution of the Milky Way • Galactic archaeology • Near-field cosmology • Chemical tagging • Galactic dynamics • Stellar atmosphere and spectra • Stellar populations