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Weekly Seminars by Invited Researchers

Astrophysics Seminars

Weekly Seminars by Invited Researchers

Image Credit: A. M. Geller, J. Hwang, F. Rasio / CIERA 

Astrophysics Seminars feature external visiting researchers, and are a regularly occurring seminar series held throughout the Fall, Winter, and Spring academic quarters. They are organized jointly with the Department of Physics & Astronomy.

Astrophysics Seminar Committee

Chair: Wen-Fai Fong
Members: Giacomo Fragione, Kerry Paterson, Sukrit Ranjan, Patrick Sheehan, Tjitske Starkenburg
Giacomo Terreran

 

Visiting Researchers Program

 

Upcoming Events

Past Visitors

Renyu Hu

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Starshade Scientist, NASA Exoplanet Exploration Program

02/09/2021 - 02/09/2021

Host: Sukrit Ranjan

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Nanda Rea

Nanda Rea

Institute of Space Sciences (CSIC-IEEC), Barcelona API Astronomical Institute, University of Amsterdam

05/22/2017 - 05/24/2017

Host: Raffaella Margutti

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Garth Illingworth

Garth Illingworth

UC Santa Cruz

06/01/2015 - 06/03/2015

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Lucianne Walkowicz

Lucianne Walkowicz

Adler Planetarium and LSST

02/16/2015 - 02/18/2015

Host: Francesca Valsecchi

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Ryan Foley

Ryan Foley

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

10/13/2014 - 10/15/2014

Host: Vicky Kalogera

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Quinn Konopacky

Quinn Konopacky

University of Toronto

03/11/2014 - 03/11/2014

Host: Nate Kaib

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Linda Strubbe

Linda Strubbe

University of Toronto

11/19/2013 - 11/19/2013

Host: Junfeng Wang

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Karen Yang

Karen Yang

University of Michigan

11/05/2013 - 11/05/2013

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Josh Carter

Josh Carter

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

03/12/2013 - 03/12/2013

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Jacqueline Radigan

Jacqueline Radigan

Space Telescope Science Institute

02/04/2013 - 02/13/2013

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Jon Jenkins

Jon Jenkins

SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center

11/13/2012 - 11/13/2012

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Bill Cotton

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

06/05/2012 - 06/05/2012

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Simona Vegetti

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

05/29/2012 - 05/29/2012

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Ranga-Ram Chary

California Institute of Technology

03/06/2012 - 03/06/2012

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Ted von Hippel

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

02/07/2012 - 02/07/2012

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

David Kaplan

David Kaplan

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

04/19/2011 - 04/19/2011

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Robyn Sanderson

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

11/30/2010 - 11/30/2010

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Sebastian Heinz

University of Wisconsin, Madison

04/06/2010 - 04/06/2010

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Charles Gammie

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

02/09/2010 - 02/09/2010

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Ulysses Sofia

Whitman of College

05/19/2009 - 05/19/2009

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Dan Clements

Boston University

05/05/2009 - 05/05/2009

Host: Giles Novak

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Clem Pryke

University of Chicago

04/07/2009 - 02/07/2009

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Ed Chambers

Boston University

03/10/2009 - 03/10/2009

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Grace Wolf-Chase

Grace Wolf-Chase

Adler Planetarium/University of Chicago

03/03/2009 - 03/03/2009

Host: Doug Roberts

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Jungyeon Cho

Jungyeon Cho

Chungnam National University, Korea

02/24/2009 - 02/24/2009

Host: Giles Novak

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Todd Tripp

University of Massachusetts

02/17/2009 - 02/17/2009

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Andrew Baker

Rutgers University

02/10/2009 - 02/10/2009

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

James Jackson

Boston University

09/30/2008 - 09/30/2008

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Matt Haffner

University of Wisconsin, Madison

09/23/2008 - 09/23/2008

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Richard White

Space Telescope Science Institute

04/22/2008 - 04/22/2008

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Daniela Calzetti

University of Massachusetts

04/15/2008 - 04/15/2008

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Brenda Matthews

Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics

04/08/2008 - 04/08/2008

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Stelios Kazantzidis

Stelios Kazantzidis

Ohio State University

03/11/2008 - 03/11/2008

Host: Vicky Kalogera

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Matt Haffner

University of Wisconsin

02/26/2008 - 02/26/2008

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Fred Adams

University of Michigan

02/19/2008 - 02/19/2008

Host: Soko Matsumura

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Gifs Roelofs

Gijs Roelofs

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

02/03/2008 - 02/10/2008

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Fabian Heitsch

University of Michigan

01/22/2008 - 01/22/2008

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Athol Kemball

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

11/20/2007 - 11/20/2007

Host: Doug Roberts

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Sean Andrews

Sean Andrews

Harvard Smithsonian CfA

11/06/2007 - 11/06/2007

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Fritz Benedict

Univeristy of Texas, Austin

10/02/2007 - 10/02/2007

Host: Fred Rasio

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Milind Diwan

Brookhaven National Library

08/03/2007 - 08/03/2007

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Mark Wardle

Mark Wardle

Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

07/31/2007 - 07/31/2007

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Mary Putman

University of Michigan

05/01/2007 - 05/01/2007

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

John Beacom

Ohio State University

04/17/2007 - 04/17/2007

Host: Andre de Gouvea

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Jimmy Irwin

University of Michigan

02/27/2007 - 02/27/2007

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Seth Redfield

University of Texas, Austin

02/20/2007 - 02/20/2007

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Nuria Calvet

University of Michigan

02/13/2007 - 02/13/2007

Host: Ron Taam

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Kristen Menou

Kristen Menou

Columbia University

01/30/2007 - 01/30/2007

Host: Vicky Kalogera

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Dan Marrone

University of Chicago

01/23/2007 - 01/23/2007

Host: Giles Novak

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

James de Buizer

Gemini Observatory

01/16/2007 - 01/23/2007

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Hiroshi Matsuo

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

11/28/2006 - 11/28/2006

Host: Giles Novak

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Snezana Prodan

Snezana Stanimirovic

University of Wisconsin, Madison

10/31/2006 - 10/31/2006

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Stan Peale

University of California, Santa Barbara

10/22/2006 - 10/24/2006

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Stanislav Boldyrev

University of Wisconsin, Madison

10/03/2006 - 10/03/2006

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Stephan Meyer

University of Chicago

09/26/2006 - 09/26/2006

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Daniel Chung

University of Wisconsin

05/16/2006 - 05/16/2006

Host: Andre de Gouvea

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Alex Lazarian

Alex Lazarian

University of Wisconsin

05/09/2006 - 05/09/2006

Host: Giles Novak

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Robert Millis

Lowell Observatory

05/04/2006 - 05/04/2006

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Riccardo Giovanelli

Cornell University

05/02/2006 - 05/02/2006

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Mike A’Hearn

University of Maryland

04/25/2006 - 04/25/2006

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Richard Lovelace

Cornell University

04/11/2006 - 04/11/2006

Host: Ron Taam

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Dave Strickland

Johns Hopkins University

02/21/2006 - 02/21/2006

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Knox Long

Knox Long

Space Telescope Science Institute

11/08/2005 - 11/08/2005

Host: Ron Taam

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Mordecai MacLow

American Museum of Natural History

11/01/2005 - 11/01/2005

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Clem Pryke

University of Chicago

10/18/2005 - 10/18/2005

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Martin Houde

University of Western Ontario

10/04/2005 - 10/04/2005

Host: Giles Novak

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Greg Sloan

Cornell University

09/22/2005 - 09/22/2005

Host: Giles Novak

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Rocky Kolb

University of Chicago

05/31/2005 - 05/31/2005

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Ben McCall

Benjamin McCall

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

05/17/2005 - 05/17/2005

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

David Neufeld

Johns Hopkins University

05/03/2005 - 05/03/2005

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Hannah Jang-Condell

Hannah Jang-Condell

Institute for Advanced Study

03/29/2005 - 03/29/2005

Host: Carnegie Institute of Washington

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Richard Crutcher

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

02/15/2005 - 02/15/2005

Host: Giles Novak

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Douglas Welch

McMaster University

02/08/2005 - 02/08/2005

Host: Ron Taam

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Sara Ellison

Sara Ellison

University of Victoria

11/09/2004 - 11/09/2004

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Chris DePree

Agnes Scott College

11/02/2004 - 11/02/2004

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Andrey Kravtsov

Andrey Kravtsov

University of Chicago

09/28/2004 - 09/28/2004

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Arieh Konigl

University of Chicago

05/04/2004 - 05/04/2004

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Sarah Church

Standford University

04/20/2004 - 04/20/2004

Host: Giles Novak

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Jason Tumlinson

Jason Tumlinson

University of Chicago

03/30/2004 - 03/30/2004

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Jason Prochaska

University of California - Santa Cruz

03/02/2004 - 03/02/2004

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Thomas Pannuti

California Institute of Technology

02/10/2004 - 02/10/2004

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Ricardo Demarco

Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris

02/03/2004 - 02/03/2004

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Chris Walker

University of Arizona

01/20/2004 - 01/20/2004

Host: Giles Novak

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Caty Pilachowski

Indiana University

12/09/2003 - 12/09/2003

Host: Ron Taam

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Pat Hartigan

Rice University

11/11/2003 - 11/11/2003

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Steven Federman

University of Toledo

11/04/2003 - 11/04/2003

Host: Dave Meyer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Amy Barger

University of Wisconsin - Madison

10/28/2003 - 10/28/2003

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Joesph Weingertner

George Mason University

10/21/2003 - 10/21/2003

Host: Giles Novak

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Marc Pound

University of Maryland

05/20/2003 - 05/20/2003

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Walter Lewin

Walter Lewin

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

05/07/2003 - 05/10/2003

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Rebecca Bernstein

University of Michigan

04/29/2003 - 04/29/2003

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Mark Wardle

Mark Wardle

Macquarie University (Australia)

04/17/2003 - 04/17/2003

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Michael Smutko

University of Chicago

04/15/2003 - 04/15/2003

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Michael Weinstein

Pennsylvania State University

04/03/2003 - 04/03/2004

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Ray Jayawardhana

Ray Jayawardhana

University of Michigan

02/25/2003 - 02/25/2003

Host: Vicky Kalogera

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Alexander Heger

University of Chicago

02/18/2003 - 02/18/2003

Host: Ron Taam

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Don Cox

University of Wisconsin

01/14/2003 - 01/14/2003

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Eve Ostriker

University of Maryland

10/22/2002 - 10/22/2002

Host: Giles Novak

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Peter Timbie

University of Wisconsin

10/08/2002 - 10/08/2002

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Frank Marshall

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

05/09/2002 - 05/09/2002

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Donald Lubowich

Hofstra University and American Institute of Physics

03/28/2002 - 03/28/2002

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Derck Massa

Goddard Space Flight Center

03/14/2002 - 03/14/2002

Host: Jim Lauroesch

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars

Brad Peterson

Ohio State University

11/08/2001 - 11/08/2001

Host: Mel Ulmer

Programs: Astrophysics Seminars