Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Andreas Schulze
8 Mar 2017 Active Galactic Nuclei, Quasars, Surveys
Ye-Fei Yuan
University of Science and Technology of China
2 Mar 2017 Relativistic astrophysics, focusing on compact objects (neutron stars, black holes and white dwarfs), and nuclear astrophysics (physics of dense nuclear matter, high energy neutrinos)
Amelia Stutz
University of Concepcion
27 Feb 2017 to 1 Mar 2017 Star formation, molecular clouds, the formation of stellar clusters, mm/sub-mm/IR observations, kinematics, spectroscopy.
Sun Kwok
Laboratory for Space Research, Faculty of Science, The University of Hong Kong
23 Feb 2017 to 27 Feb 2017 stellar evolution, interstellar chemistry, space astronomy
Pau Amaro-Seoane
CSIC-IEEC,Spain; TU Berlin
11 Feb 2017 to 26 Feb 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
Alexey Mints
Max Planck institute for Solar System research, Goettingen, Germany
12 Feb 2017 to 24 Feb 2017 galactic structure, galactic archaeology
Xuening Bai
Institute for Theory and Computation (ITC) at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
20 Feb 2017 to 23 Feb 2017 planet formation, particularly on the dynamics of gas and dust in protoplanetary disks,high-energy astrophysics
Lixin Jane Dai
University of Maryland
20 Feb 2017 to 23 Feb 2017 black hole accretion and jet, TDE, GRMHD simulation
Roland de Putter
California Institute of Technology
20 Feb 2017 to 23 Feb 2017 inflation, dark energy, dark matter, neutrino physics, the cosmic microwave background, weak gravitational lensing and galaxy clustering.
Nicolas Caballero
Max planck institute for radio astronomy
4 Jan 2017 to 24 Jan 2017 Pulsar, gravitational wave