Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
James Binney
University of Oxford
31 Mar 2017 Encyclopedia article on our Galaxy, Modelling the Galaxy, Galaxy formation, Android application demonstrating orbits in our Galaxy, Galactic warps
Yangwei Zhang(张扬威)
Yunnan Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
21 Feb 2017 to 21 Mar 2017 dual AGNs and their kinematics
Robin Dong(董若冰)
Hubble Fellow at University of Arizona
10 Mar 2017 to 16 Mar 2017 My main research interests are in the general area of extrasolar planets. Specifically, how to connect the theories of planet formation with observations of protoplanetary disks
Claudio Ricci
Universidad Católica de Chile
12 Feb 2017 to 15 Mar 2017 Active Galactic Nuclei
Andreas Schulze
NAOJ
8 Mar 2017 Active Galactic Nuclei, Quasars, Surveys
Ye-Fei Yuan
University of Science and Technology of China
2 Mar 2017 Relativistic astrophysics, focusing on compact objects (neutron stars, black holes and white dwarfs), and nuclear astrophysics (physics of dense nuclear matter, high energy neutrinos)
Amelia Stutz
University of Concepcion
27 Feb 2017 to 1 Mar 2017 Star formation, molecular clouds, the formation of stellar clusters, mm/sub-mm/IR observations, kinematics, spectroscopy.
Sun Kwok
Laboratory for Space Research, Faculty of Science, The University of Hong Kong
23 Feb 2017 to 27 Feb 2017 stellar evolution, interstellar chemistry, space astronomy
Pau Amaro-Seoane
CSIC-IEEC,Spain; TU Berlin
11 Feb 2017 to 26 Feb 2017 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
Alexey Mints
Max Planck institute for Solar System research, Goettingen, Germany
12 Feb 2017 to 24 Feb 2017 galactic structure, galactic archaeology

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