Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Juntai Shen
Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, CAS
6 Apr 2016 to 8 Apr 2016 galactic dynamics; supermassive black holes
Alain Omont
Emeritus ‘Directeur de Recherche’ at Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris Universitè Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) and CNRS
30 Mar 2016 to 6 Apr 2016 High redshift dust and molecules Star formation and evolution of high redshift galaxies and QSOs
Jonas Sommer
Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
14 Jan 2016 to 31 Mar 2016 Star cluster dynamics, stellar populations
Li Yun
Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics at Shanghai Jiaotong University
20 Mar 2016 to 23 Mar 2016 Galaxy evolution, star formation, low-mass stars and brown dwarfs, and stellar dynamics
Yifu Cai(蔡一夫)
University of Science and Technology of China
3 Mar 2016 to 9 Mar 2016 bouncing cosmology, inflation in string theory, dark energy, cyclic universe, cosmic string, and black hole physics
Dong Lai
Cornell Univ.
11 Jan 2016 Theoretical astrophysics: exoplanets, compact objects
Erwin Lau
Yale University, USA
8 Jan 2016 to 9 Jan 2016 Galaxy clusters, Cosmology, Numerical simulations
Weiguang Cui
ICRAR, UWA
5 Jan 2016 numerical simulation, large scale structure, galaxy clusters
Matthias Kühtreiber
Department of Astrophysics, University of Vienna
17 Sep 2015 to 14 Dec 2015 the chemo-dynamical evolution of dwarf galaxies, dark matter and numerical simulations.
Christian Henkel
Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie
6 Dec 2015 to 13 Dec 2015 ISM and star formation including Planck Clump study, Molecular probes

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