Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Zachariah Etienne
West Virginia University
1 Jun 2017 Compact binary inspirals & mergers: Simulations in fully dynamical spacetimes, Black hole accretion, New techniques for performing compact object and compact binary simulations, Gravitational wave astrophysics & data analysis
Ian Philip Czekala
KIPAC Fellow at Stanford University
24 May 2017 to 28 May 2017 young stars, protoplanetary disks, pre-main sequence evolution, and exoplanets
Bruno Merín
ESAC Science Data Centre
19 May 2017 Star and planet formation, disk evolution; Exo-planets population models; Infrared and multi-wavelength astronomy; machine learning and discovery; computational bayesian statistics; Space data science
Matt Johns
Mirror Laboratory, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
16 May 2017
Taka Kajino
Int. Research Center for Big-Bang Cosmology and Element Genesis
6 Apr 2017
Stuart Wyithe
University of Melbourne
27 Mar 2017 to 5 Apr 2017 the evolution of the earliest galaxies, gravitational lensing
James Binney
University of Oxford
31 Mar 2017 Encyclopedia article on our Galaxy, Modelling the Galaxy, Galaxy formation, Android application demonstrating orbits in our Galaxy, Galactic warps
Yangwei Zhang(张扬威)
Yunnan Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
21 Feb 2017 to 21 Mar 2017 dual AGNs and their kinematics
Robin Dong(董若冰)
Hubble Fellow at University of Arizona
10 Mar 2017 to 16 Mar 2017 My main research interests are in the general area of extrasolar planets. Specifically, how to connect the theories of planet formation with observations of protoplanetary disks
Claudio Ricci
Universidad Católica de Chile
12 Feb 2017 to 15 Mar 2017 Active Galactic Nuclei