Senior Visitors in 2001

  • Maria Victoria ALONSO
    • Dates of stay: October 1 - 31
    • Institution: Obs. Astronomico de Cordoba and CONICET, Argentina
    • Scientific interests: Peculiar motions; Globular clusters; Stellar populations
  • Giuseppe BONO
    • Dates of stay: November 6, 2000- January 12, 2001
    • Institution: Astronomical Observatory of Rome
    • Scientific interests: Variable stars; Stellar populations; Globular clusters
  • Michael BURTON
    • Dates of stay: August 13-24
    • Institution: Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies, Ireland, and University of New South Wales, Australia
    • Scientific interests: Star formation; Infrared and millimetre astronomy; Development of astronomy in Antarctica
  • Pierre COX
    • Dates of stay: September 5 - October 5
    • Institution: IAS, Orsay
    • Scientific Interests: Interstellar medium; Interstellar dust; Evolved stars; High redshift galaxies
  • Doug CURRIE
    • Dates of stay: October 15 - November 15
    • Institution: University of Maryland
    • Scientific interests: eta Carinae; Data processing for AO
  • Gian-Luigi GRANATO
    • Dates of stay: February 1 - 28
    • Institution: Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova and Visiting Scientist
    • Scientific interests:Active galactic nuclei; Spectral evolution of galaxies; Formation and evolution of galaxies
  • Mohammad HEYDARI-MALAYERI
    • Dates of stay: November 11 - December 11
    • Institution: Observatoire de Paris
    • Scientific interests: Star formation; Massive stars; HII region
  • Gian Luca ISRAEL
    • Dates of stay: January 11 - March 2
    • Institution: Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma
    • Scientific interests: High energy astrophysics; Optical IR studies of X-ray sources; Time-series analysis
  • Pascale JABLONKA
    • Dates of stay: April 1 - 13
    • Institution: Observatoire de Paris
    • Scientific interests: Galaxy formation; Globular cluster systems
  • Ray JAYAWARDHANA
    • Dates of stay: November 1 - December 2
    • Institution: University of California, Berkeley
    • Scientific interests: Formation of stars, planets, brown dwarfs; Circumstellar disks; Imaging searches for extra-solar planets
  • Jean-Paul KNEIB
    • Dates of stay: October 25 - November 2
    • Institution: Observatoire Midi-Pyrennees
    • Scientific interests: Gravitational lensing; Clusters of galaxies; High redshift galaxies
  • Roberto MAIOLINO
    • Dates of stay: March 20-31
    • Institution: Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri
    • Scientific interests: AGN's; Supernovae; Large scale structure
  • Ronald MENNICKENT
    • Dates of stay: October 1 - 5
    • Institution: Universidad de Concepcion
    • Scientific interests: Cataclysmic variables; Accretion disks; Be stars
  • Dante MINNITI
    • Dates of stay: January 8 - February 8
    • Institution:Associate Professor at Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Visiting Scientist
    • Scientific interests: Stellar populations; Galactic structure; Galaxy formation; Stellar evolution; Microlensing and exoplanet searches
  • Eric PANTIN
    • Dates of stay: April 22 - May 18
    • Institution: CEA Saclay
    • Scientific interests: Dust disks around main sequence stars; Image processing; Thermal IR
  • Ezio PIGNATELLI
    • Dates of stay: February 16 - March 30
    • Institution: SISSA in Trieste
    • Scientific interests: X-ray emission from elliptical galaxies; Stellar and gaseous dynamics in disk galaxies;Galactic morphology in wide and deep fields
  • John WEBB
    • Dates of stay: November 19 - December 20
    • Institution: University of NSW, Australia
    • Scientific interests: Extra-solar planets; Primordial deuterium abundance at intermediate and high redshifts; Do laws of nature change with time?
  • Sebastian WOLF
    • Dates of stay: February 1 - March 31
    • Institution: Thuringian State University Tautenburg
    • Scientific interests: 3D Self-Consistent Continuum Radiative Transfer; Near-Infrared Polarimetry of Young Stellar Objects; Modelling of Polarimetric Properties of AGN; Search for Protoplanets in Circumstellar Disks based on Interferometry
  • G´┐Żnther WUECHTERL
    • Dates of stay: October 12 - November 12
    • Institution: MPE, Garching
    • Scientific interests: Planet formation; Star formation; Solar system