Category: Visitors


DIRAC Postdoctoral Fellow Positions

We invite applications for up to two DIRAC Research Associates in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Washington. These 3-year positions are available to promising, early-career researchers who Are interested in working on scientific research that complements or…

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Visitors: Kathryn McKeough

Kathryn McKeough is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Statistics at Harvard University. She does research as a member of both the CHASC: Astrostatistics Group and the Sports Analytics Lab at Harvard. Her Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 talk at 12pm will be…

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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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Visitors: R. Michael Rich, UCLA

December 13th-15th, 2017.    Michael Rich is research astronomer at the UCLA. He works on the subject of “Galactic archeology” – the ages, chemistry, kinematics, and structure of stellar populations at the present epoch (the “fossil record”) as a constraint and…

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Visitors: Danny Goldstein

December 11th – 12th, 2017.  Danny Goldstein is a fifth-year graduate student in the Astronomy Department at UC Berkeley. His work focuses on strongly lensed supernovae. You can find his CV here.

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