Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
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.
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