Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Adam Showman
Lunar and Planetary Lab, University of Arizona
2 Jul 2012 to 6 Aug 2012 Dynamics and evolution of planetary atmospheres and interiors
Lijie Han
Planetary Science Institute
2 Jul 2012 to 6 Aug 2012 Planetary Geology and Geophysics
Prof. Ji Li
Hebei Normal University
20 Feb 2012 to 20 Jul 2012 Stellar chemistry, age and kinematics; Chemical evolution of the Galaxy.
Hui Li
3 Jul 2012 to 11 Jul 2012
Prof. Bing Zhang
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
19 Feb 2012 to 26 Feb 2012 High energy astrophysics; GRBs; Plusars.
Dr. Hao Yang
Central China Normal University
8 Jan 2012 to 12 Feb 2012 Star formation; Magnetic fields of young stars; Disks and accretion; Exoplanetary atmospheres.
Dr. Jonathan Davies
Cardiff University
8 Jan 2012 to 14 Jan 2012 Star formation histories and chemical evolution of nearby galaxies; Far infrared/sub-mm observations. Properties and origin of dwarf galaxies
Mr. Randy Laine
Ecole Normale Supérieure (Physics/astrophysics) and University Paris 5 (Biophysics)
28 Nov 2011 to 30 Dec 2011 Solar system formation, planetary migration, biophysics.
Dr. Jacques Laskar
Institute d'Astrophysique, Paris
16 Dec 2011 to 30 Dec 2011 Planetary Dynamics
Dr. Yasunori Hori
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Tokyo
17 Dec 2011 to 22 Dec 2011 Planet formation.