Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Chaoli Zhang
Leiden University
1 Oct 2014 to 31 May 2015
Sungsoo Kim
Kyung Hee University
25 May 2015 to 26 May 2015 Galactic dynamics
James Taylor
University of Waterloo
11 May 2015 to 22 May 2015 Dark matter, numerical simulations, gravitational lensing, galaxy dynamics
Sarah Bird
Shanghai Astronomical Observatory
18 May 2015 to 22 May 2015 Galactic halos, galactic kinematics, stellar populations
Mark Thompson
University of Hertfordshire
6 May 2015 to 10 May 2015 Massive star formation and JCMT observations
Alex Lazarian
University of Wisconsin-Madison
3 May 2015 to 9 May 2015 MHD Theory; Interstellar Dust; Interstellar Turbulence; Circumstellar Regions and Comets; Molecular Clouds
Alex Filippenko
UC Berkeley
7 May 2015 to 8 May 2015 Supernovae, active galaxies, black holes, gamma-ray bursts, and the expansion of the Universe
Doug Johnstone
NRC-Herzberg
28 Apr 2015 to 8 May 2015 Star formation; molecular clouds; pre-stellar cores; protostars; circumstellar disks
Chengze Liu
Shanghai Jiaotong University
7 Apr 2015 to 9 Apr 2015 Stellar populations, galaxies
Tom Abel
Stanford/SLAC/KIPAC
27 Mar 2015 to 31 Mar 2015 Computational cosmology; first stars

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