Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Alain Omont
Institute d'Astrophysique de Paris
10 Dec 2017 to 12 Dec 2017 Atomic physics; Optical pumping; Circumstellar chemistry & dust; AGB stars; High-z dust and molecules; submm galaxies and QSOs.
Kohei Hayashi
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
11 Dec 2017 to 12 Dec 2017 Dark matter distribution of dwarf spheroidal galaxies, formation history of the Milky Way and its satellites, Galactic Archaeology, Numerical simulations
Masami Ouchi
The University of Tokyo
8 Nov 2017 to 17 Nov 2017 Galaxy formation, observational cosmology, deep surveys
Alberto Sesana
University of Birmingham
28 Oct 2017 to 4 Nov 2017 Gravitational waves; Massive black hole (binaries); Stellar dynamics, dense stellar systems; Hyper–velocity stars and the nature and environment of SgrA∗; Gas dynamics and accretion theory; Structure formation and galaxy evolution.
Minjin Kim
Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI)
26 Oct 2017 to 31 Oct 2017 Coevolution of black holes and galaxies
Woowon Byun
Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI)
26 Oct 2017 to 31 Oct 2017 xtragalactic astronomy; galaxy outskirts, Supermassive black holes, AGNs
Yun-Kyeong Sheen
Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI)
26 Oct 2017 to 31 Oct 2017 Galaxy formation and evolution in galaxy clusters using deep optical imaging and IFU spectroscopy
Eli Waxman
The Weizmann Institute of Science
15 Oct 2017 to 28 Oct 2017 Theoretical Astrophysics, High-Energy and Particle Astrophysics
Shri Kulkarni
Palomar Observatory, Caltech
25 Oct 2017 Planetary AstronomyPlanetary Science
Laura Sales
University of California Riverside
9 Oct 2017 to 20 Oct 2017 Galaxy Formation and Evolution, Dynamical modeling of galaxies, Dwarf galaxies, Milky Way and Local Group cosmology, Nature of feedback, Physics of the ISM, Hydrodynamics, Numerical simulations

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