Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Lei Hao (郝蕾)
21 Apr 2016 to 24 Apr 2016 AGNs, Starbursts, dwarf galaxies, and high-redshift Lyman-Alpha emission-line galaxies
Evan Kirby
7 Apr 2016 to 17 Apr 2016 galaxy evolution; dwarf galaxies; stellar abundances; instrumentation
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
5 Jan 2016 numerical simulation, large scale structure, galaxy clusters