Senior Visitors in 2004

  • Vincenzo ANDRETTA
    • Dates of stay: April 15 - May 31, 2004
    • Institution: Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte
    • Scientific Interests: Solar Physics; Cool Stars Astrophysics
  • Remi CABANAC
    • Dates of stay: September 6 - 20, 2004
    • Institution: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
    • Scientific interests: Cosmology; Galaxy Evolution; LSS
  • Vincent COUDE DU FORESTO
    • Dates of stay: January 17 - February 1, 2004
    • Institution: Paris Observatory
    • Scientific Interests: High angular resolution; Observation of stellar photospheres and close stellar environments
  • Thierry COURVOISIER
    • Dates of stay: January 8 - February 2, 2004
    • Institution: Integral Science Data Center, Geneva Observatory
    • Scientific Interests: Active Galactic Nuclei; High energy astrophysics; Integral mission
  • Gary DA COSTA
    • Dates of stay: November 10 - 24, 2004
    • Institution: Mt. Stromlo Observatory, Australian National University
    • Scientific interests: Stellar Population; Dwarf Galaxies; Globular Clusters
  • Gerard DAIGNE
    • Dates of stay: January 18 - February 15, 2004
    • Institution: Observatoire de Bordeaux
    • Scientific Interests:VLTI; Astrometry; Reference Frames
  • Dainis DRAVINS
    • Dates of stay: December 1, 2003 - January 31, 2004
    • Institution: Lund Observatory, Sweden
    • Scientific Interests: Stellar surface structure; Accurate radial velocities; High-time resolution astrophysics
  • Johan FYNBO
    • Dates of stay: March 4 - 26, 2004
    • Institution: University of Aarhus
    • Scientific Interests: High redshift galaxies; QSO Absorbers; Gamma - Ray Bursts
  • Heath JONES
    • Dates of stay: March 10 - 23, 2004
    • Institution: Mount Stromlo Observatory, Australian National University
    • Scientific Interests: Observational Cosmology; Red shift surveys; Cosmic star formation history; High redshift galaxy searches
  • Oleg KOCHUKHOV
    • Dates of stay: September 16 - October 14, 2004
    • Institution: Institute for Astronomy, Vienna University
    • Scientific interests: Stellar Atmospheres; Stellar Magnetic Fields; Stellar Pulsations
  • Vladilen LETOKHOV
    • Dates of stay: July 31 - August 10, 2004
    • Institution: Lund Observatory, Sweden and Institute of Spectroscopy, Troitsk, Russia
    • Scientific Interests: Astrophysical lasers -not masers; Eta Carinae; Gas condensations -blobs
  • Bill MERLINE
    • Dates of stay: August 30 - October 22, 2004
    • Institution: Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO, USA
    • Scientific interests: AO imaging of asteroids, primarily search for satellites; Craters on planets and satellites; Precise radial velocity measurements, stellar oscillations and search for planets
  • George K. MILEY
    • Dates of stay: January 12 - 29, 2004
    • Institution: Leiden University
    • Scientific Interests: Active Galaxies and their use as cosmological probes
  • Reynald PAIN
    • Dates of stay: November 16 - 27, 2004
    • Institution: LPNHE, Universite de Paris VI, France
    • Scientific interests: Cosmology; Supernovae
  • Gabriela PARISI
    • Dates of stay: October 12 - November 3, 2004
    • Institution: Depto. Astronomia, Univ. de Chile; Fac. Cs. Astronomicas y Geof., Univ. Nac. La Plata, Argentina
    • Scientific interests: Accretion disk in binary systems; Planetary sciences; Formation of the giant planets of the solar system and their satellites
  • Andreas QUIRRENBACH
    • Dates of stay: January 20 - 31, 2004
    • Institution: Leiden University
    • Scientific Interests: Optical/Infrared interferometry; Extrasolar planets; Telescopes and instruments
  • Otmar STAHL
    • Dates of stay: November 15 - December 15, 2004
    • Institution: Landessternwarte Koenigstuhl-Heidelberg, Germany
    • Scientific interests: Stellar winds from hot stars; Instrumentation and data reduction software; Interstellar and circumstellar matter
  • Rashid SUNYAEV
    • Dates of stay: April 5 - 17, 2004
    • Institution: Max Planck Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
    • Scientific interests: Cosmology; High energy astrophysics
  • Vincenzo TESTA
    • Dates of stay: November 1 - 30, 2004
    • Institution: Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma
    • Scientific interests: Stellar populations; Optical/IR afterglows of GRBs; Automatic Image Reduction / Analysis Software
  • Carlos Alberto TORRES
    • Dates of stay: September 27 - October 26, 2004
    • Institution: Laboratorio Nacional de Astrofisica-LNA, Brazil
    • Scientific interests: Nearby young associations; Star formation; Young stars
  • Martin WARD
    • Dates of stay: December 6 - 27, 2004
    • Institution: University of Durham, England / Chairman of PPARC Science Committee
    • Scientific interests: High Energy Astrophysics; AGN/GRBs/Starbursts; Ground-Based and Space Instrumentation