Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
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.
Dr. Manhoi Lee
Hong Kong University
15 Dec 2011 to 21 Dec 2011 Planetary Dynamics
Dr. NicK Kaiser
University of Hawaii
18 Dec 2011 to 21 Dec 2011 Large structure of the Universe
Dr. Sverre Aarseth
IoA, University of Cambridge, UK
15 Nov 2011 to 17 Dec 2011 Evolution of star cluster systems.
Dr. H. Hubertus Klahr
Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy
29 Nov 2011 to 4 Dec 2011 Star and planet formation, Turbulence, Computational astrophysics, Super computing, Magneto-, Hydrodynamics, Radiation transport, Accretion disks.