Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Rashid Sunyaev
Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
16 May 2014 Cosmology, galaxy clusters, theory of accretion, X-ray astronomy
Jun Zhang (张骏)
Shanghai Jiaotong University
15 May 2014 Cosmology, cosmic shear, weak lensing
Andrew Gould
Ohio State University
26 Apr 2014 to 12 May 2014 Gravitational lensing, dark matter, exoplanets
Hagai Netzer
Tel Aviv University
8 May 2014 to 9 May 2014 Active and starburst galaxies; Accretion disks; Black holes; Ionized plasma
Minjin Kim
Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI)
1 May 2014 to 2 May 2014 Coevolution of black holes and galaxies
Rhorom Priyatikanto
Bandung Institite of Technology, Indonesia
8 Mar 2014 to 1 May 2014 Dynamical evolution of star clusters
Steven Rieder
University of Groningen
21 Apr 2014 to 27 Apr 2014 star clusters, dark matter, N-body simulations
Dimitris Stamatellos
Jeremiah Horrocks Institute, University of Central Lancashire
6 Apr 2014 to 26 Apr 2014 Star formation, exoplanets, brown dwarfs, low mass stars, protoplanetary disks, binary stars, gravitational instabilities, computational hydrodynamics and radiative transfer.
Yan-Fei Jiang
Harvard-Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
11 Apr 2014 to 16 Apr 2014 Radiation transfer; Numerical simulations
Josh Winn
MIT Department of Physics
23 Mar 2014 to 6 Apr 2014 Stars, exoplanets, optical observations