Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Banibrata Mukhopadhyay
Indian Institute of Science
28 Jun 2017 to 1 Jul 2017 Theoretical Astrophysics of black holes, white dwarfs and neutron stars, Astrophysical fluids, Particle Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravity
Huanian Zhang
Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
30 Jun 2017 galaxy formation and evolution, specifically on the circumgalactic media of nearby galaxies and the Milky Way Galaxy, searching the globular clusters in the local group and searching the ultra diffuse galaxies (UDG)
Nicolas Caballero
Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy
20 May 2017 to 27 Jun 2017 Pulsar Timing, Gravitational Wave detection, Noise characterisation of (millisecond) pulsars Radio Astronomy
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