Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Weichen Wang (王炜辰)
Johns Hopkins University
19 Jun 2017 to 23 Jun 2017 understanding galaxy formation, dust geometry and star formation features using large extragalactic surveys conducted on the Hubble Space Telescope (CANDELS, 3D-HST, etc).
R. N. (Dick) Manchester
CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, Australian Academy of Science
23 Jun 2017 Precision timing of pulsars and its applications, Origin and evolution of pulsars, Pulsar beaming, polarization and the pulse emission mechanism, Effects of circumstellar and interstellar propagation, especially Faraday rotation and the Galactic magnetic field, Structure and evolution of supernova remnants, especially SNR 1987A
Xilong Fan
22 Jun 2017 gravitational wave astronomy, gravitational wave data analysis, galaxy properties by galactic chemical and SED models
Pau Amaro-Seoane
Max-Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
9 Jun 2017 to 17 Jun 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
Zheng Zheng (郑政 )
University of Utah
12 Jun 2017 to 16 Jun 2017 cosmology, large-scale structure, galaxy formation and evolution, and Lyman-alpha radiative transfer. I also have broad interests in other fields of astrophysics.
Daniel Harsono
Leiden University
5 Jun 2017 to 15 Jun 2017 testing of radiative transfer tools for ALLEGRO ALMA arcnode, accretion disk formation around low-mass stars
Zhi-Yu Zhang(张智昱)
University of Edinburgh/ESO
14 Jun 2017
Nan Li
University of Chicago
9 Jun 2017 Machine Learning and Gravitational Lensing, interactive Lens Modeling, Simulations of Time Delays in Galaxy Scale Lensing
Xu KONG (孔旭)
University of Science and Technology of China
8 Jun 2017 stellar population synthesis and its application, two dimension properties of low-z/high-z galaxies, formation and evolution of low-z/high-z galaxies, dust attenuation and the IRX-beta relationship
Paula Andrea Sánchez
Departamento de Astronomia, Universidad de Chile, Chile.
13 Mar 2017 to 7 Jun 2017 Active galactic nuclei (AGN) variability and its connection with AGN physical properties, time domain astronomy, variable stars, big data analysis, data science.