DIRAC Seminars are appropriate for students and researchers at all levels who are interested in astronomy and/or data science, and everyone is welcome to attend. They are not typically streamed or recorded.
Where: PAB, 6th Floor, eScience Studio, Seminar Rm. Time: 12:30pm | Seminar dates are listed below
Talk titles, abstracts, opportunities to meet with speakers, and information about lunch will be publicized on the UW Astronomy “astro-all” email list and the DIRAC Slack the week before each talk. Most speakers will visit DIRAC for a day or two and be available for meetings following their talk. For more information, you can contact DIRAC Visitor Committee Chair Stephen Portillo at email@example.com.
DEC 19 | Adam Smercina | U Michigan | galaxy formation and detecting faint diffuse structure
JAN 13 | Michael Medford | UC Berkeley | IMBH and Planet Nine searches with ZTF
FEB 10 | Stephanie Juneau | NOAO | galaxy and SMBH evolution using large surveys
MAR 9 | Angus Wright | U Bonn | redshift calibration and galaxy clustering estimation
APR 13 | Bruce Conway | U Illinois Urbana-Champaign | astrodynamics and heuristic optimation
MAY 11 | Abigail Stevens | Michigan State U / high energy observations and time series
JUN 8 | Federica Bianco | U Delaware | LSST science collaborations chair and transients and variable stars science committee chair