Category: Visitors


Letter From the Director

Welcome to the DiRAC Institute newsletter, and to the new academic year! Allow me to begin by introducing myself: I’m Mario Juric, Associate Professor of Astronomy at UW and the new Director of DiRAC. My interests span science and technology:…

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DiRAC & Astronomy on Tap Seattle Present: ASTRONOMY AT HOME

October 8th at 7:00pm! Streaming from DIRAC YouTube channel https://dirac.us/yt

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List of publications

ADS link features recently published papers by DIRAC researchers.

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DIRAC’s First Newsletter!

Read it here!

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Visitors: Michael Hayden

June 27th-29th, 2018 I work on Galactic Archaeology, which is the study of the structure and evolution of the Milky Way. I did my PhD at New Mexico State University working with Jon Holtzman and Jo Bovy with the APOGEE survey,…

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Visitors: Petar Zečević

April 15th-May 5th, 2018.  Petar Zečević is a PhD student from University of Zagreb, Croatia. He has been working in the software industry for more than 15 years, as a full-stack developer, consultant, analyst, and team leader. Petar is the author…

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Visitors: Eddie Schlafly

Brown Bag on February 14-16, 2018. Eddie is a Hubble Fellow working at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, trying to understand the structure of the Galaxy, and especially its dust, using observations of stars. His most recent work uses the DECam instrument on…

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Visitors: Naoki Yoshida

Seminar on Feb 12, 2018. Naoki Yoshida is a Professor of Astrophysics in the Department of Physics at the University of Tokyo, as well as a  Senior Research Scientist at the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe.

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Visitors: Andreas A. Berlind

February 1-2, 2018. Seminar on February 2, 2018 @ 1:00pm I am currently an associate professor in the Astronomy Group in the Physics and Astronomy Department at Vanderbilt University. My research interests lie in the areas of large-scale structure and galaxy formation, as well as…

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Visitors: Adrian Price-Whelan

January 23-24, 2018. Adrian Price-Whelan is a Lyman Spitzer, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University.  You can hear his talk at the Brown Bag Seminar on January 24th, at noon, in the B305 (PAB).  

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