Visiting Scholars

Current Visiting Scholars

Research Interests

Piero Madau

University of California Santa Cruz
15 Oct 2018 to 29 Oct 2018 Dr. Madau has pioneered many areas that later developed into staples of standard modern cosmology. His tools range from pencil-and-paper to the most ambitious cosmological N-body and hydrodynamical simulations.

Alberto Sesana

University of Birmingham
7 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018 Gravitational waves; Massive black hole (binaries); Stellar dynamics, dense stellar systems; Hyper–velocity stars and the nature and environment of SgrA∗; Gas dynamics and accretion theory; Structure formation and galaxy evolution.

Cristina Romero-Canizales

Nucleo de Astronomia, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile
23 Sep 2018 to 21 Oct 2018 Radio/mm studies of interacting/merging galaxies Galaxy evolution and star formation Tidal Disruption Events at high angular resolution Astronomical masers

Future Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests

Alain Omont

Institute d'Astrophysique de Paris
28 Oct 2018 to 1 Nov 2018 Atomic physics; Optical pumping; Circumstellar chemistry & dust; AGB stars; High-z dust and molecules; submm galaxies and QSOs.

Wei Zhu

University of Toronto
28 Oct 2018 to 2 Nov 2018 research interests include both theoretical and observational aspects of astrophysics, with a focus on exoplanets

James Aird

University of Leicester
1 Nov 2018 to 4 Nov 2018

Avishai Dekel

1 Nov 2018 to 4 Nov 2018

Kohei Ichikawa

Tohoku University
13 Nov 2018 to 16 Nov 2018 AGN, black holes

Victor Debattista

University of Central Lancashire
17 Nov 2018 to 26 Nov 2018

Xiangcheng Ma

University of California, Berkeley
24 Dec 2018 to 28 Dec 2018

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Past Visiting Scholars

Visitor Period of stay Research interests
Scott Tremaine
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
8 Oct 2018 to 11 Oct 2018 comets, the solar system, exoplanets, star clusters, black holes, galaxies, and cosmology
Emiko Hiyama
Kyushu Univeristy
9 Sep 2018 to 1 Oct 2018 Particle/Nuclear/Cosmic ray/Astro physics
Sharon Wang
Carnegie-DTM
5 Sep 2018 current research focuses on improving the RV precision
Boaz Katz
Weizmann Institute of Science
7 Aug 2018 to 15 Aug 2018
Claudio Ricci
Universidad Diego Portales
6 Jul 2018 to 2 Aug 2018 Active Galactic Nuclei, X-ray astronomy
Eiichi Egami
The University of Arizona
21 Jun 2018 to 17 Jul 2018 Cosmology, Infrared Astronomy, Extragalactic Astronomy
Li Aigen
University of Missouri
28 Jun 2018 to 2 Jul 2018 Interstellar Dust Dust Disks around Young Stars Dust Envelopes around Evolved Stars Physics and Chemistry of Comets Infrared Galaxies Active Galactic Nuclei Gamma-Ray Bursts Light Scattering by Small Particles
Christian Wolf
The Australian National University
17 Jun 2018 to 30 Jun 2018 Galaxies, clusters, SNe/GRBs, surveys, photo-z
Jianhui LIAN
University of Portsmouth
25 Jun 2018 My current research interest mainly lies in understanding the chemical evolution of external galaxies and our Milky Way from both an observational and an theoretical angle. Besides, I am also interested in the star formation history of galaxies, especially the quenching process, and galaxy structure from deep and high spatial resolution photometry.
Roberto Decarli
INAF
13 Jun 2018 to 23 Jun 2018 Astronomy at (sub)-mm wavelengths. Star formation in high-z galaxies and quasar hosts. Physics of the interstellar medium at high redshift.

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