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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

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