Pizza Discussion

On Tuesdays, KIAA has an astro pizza discussion, led each week by postdocs at KIAA or DoA (Only postdocs can join this discussion).

The topic could be one's own research, or any question or material the speaker finds appropriate to discuss in this forum.  Unlike a lunch talk, the speaker is not expected to make a presentation; relevant figures are printed and passed around, and a white board is used if necessary. The event takes place on the second meeting room of the KIAA building on Tuesdays at 12.00 h.


Contact persons: Chun Wang (wchun[_at_]; Hassen Yesuf (hyesuf[_at_]

Past Pizza Discussions

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 12:00pm Michael Anthony Gully-Santiago
Inference techniques for stellar spectroscopy
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 12:00pm Sungsoon Lim
The first light instruments of TMT and GMT
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 12:00pm Alexander Kolodzig
Past and future X-ray surveys - a brief and biased overview
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 12:00pm Petchara Pattarakijwanich
Large Surveys in Astronomy (with Particular Focus on SDSS and LSST
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 12:00pm Chao Liu (NAOC)
The secular evolution of the Milky Way disk
KIAA-PKU (Pizza discussion)
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 12:00pm Youjun Lu (NAOC)
Radiative efficiency of Quasars
KIAA-PKU (Pizza discussion)
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 12:00pm Yan-Fei Jiang
How do massive stars get their super-Eddington luminosity?
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 12:00pm Thijs Kouwenhoven
Volcanism on Venus
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 12:00pm Stephen Justham (NAOC)
Escaping the explosion: understanding fast and slow runaways from type Ia supernovae
KIAA-PKU (Pizza discussion)
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 12:00pm Song Huang (Kavli IPMU)
Hyper-Suprime Camera Survey: Trailer and the First Year
KIAA-PKU (Pizza discussion)