Current and Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Ian Philip Czekala
Harvard University
8 Jun 2016 to 13 Jun 2016
Tsvi Piran
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
13 Jun 2016 relativistic astrophysics, the link between astrophysics and fundamental theories: relativity and high-energy physics
Claire Max
UC Santa Cruz
8 Jun 2016 adaptive optics and applications thereof to galaxies and AGNs
Dimitris Stamatellos
Jeremiah Horrocks Institute, University of Central Lancashire
21 May 2016 to 6 Jun 2016 Star formation, exoplanets, brown dwarfs, low mass stars, protoplanetary disks, binary stars, gravitational instabilities, computational hydrodynamics and radiative transfer.
Tsevi Mazeh
Tel Aviv University
20 May 2016 to 27 May 2016 Extrasolar planets, transiting extrasolar planets, binaries, eclipsing binaries, dynamics, data analysis and algorithms, analysis of photometric and spectroscopic data
Simchon Faigler
Tel Aviv University
20 May 2016 to 27 May 2016
Keiichi Umetsu
Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy & Astrophysics (ASIAA)
3 May 2016 to 24 May 2016 Gravitational Lensing, Observational Cosmology, Galaxy Clusters, Cosmic Structure Formation
Christopher Sneden
University of Texas at Austin, USA
18 May 2016 to 22 May 2016 the chemical compositions of stars based on spectroscopic studies
Ezequiel Treister
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
18 May 2016 Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN), Galaxy formation and evolution, Black holes
Ruobing Dong
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
9 May 2016 to 15 May 2016 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.