Senior Visitors in 2011

  • Stefano BAGNULO
    • Dates of stay: April 18 - 29, 2011
    • Institution: Armagh Observatory, NI, UK
    • ESO inviting party: M. Sterzik
  • Nicolas BLIND
    • Dates of stay: March 1 - April 1, 2011
    • Institution: Universite Joseph Fourier, Observatoire de Grenoble, France
    • ESO inviting party: J.-P. Berger
  • Piercarlo BONIFACIO
    • Dates of stay: December 10, 2011 - January 5, 2012
    • Institution: GEPI-Observatoire de Paris, CNRS, Univ. Paris-Diderot, France
    • ESO Inviting party: L. Monaco
  • Fabio BRESSOLIN
    • Dates of stay: November 14 - 27, 2011
    • Institution: Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii, USA
    • ESO Inviting party: G. Carraro, I. Saviane
  • Elisabetta CAFFAU (DGDF visitor)
    • Dates of stay: October 5, 2011 - January 5, 2012
    • Institution: ZAH, Heidelberg University, Germany
    • Scientific interests: Metal-poor stars (search and chemical analysis); Abundances of the solar photosphere; Instrumentation (4MOST)
    • ESO Inviting party: L. Monaco
  • Rolf CHINI
    • Dates of stay: February 17 - March 5; March 18 - 30, 2011
    • Institution: Astronomisches Institut, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany
    • ESO inviting party: D. Nuernberger, H. Drass
    • Scientific interests: Star formation; Massive stars; Extrasolar planets
  • Antonio DE UGARTE
    • Dates of stay: March 7 - April 8, 2011
    • Institution: Dark Cosmology Centre, Denmark
    • ESO inviting party: A. Lundgren, D. Garcia and S. Martin
  • Ralf-Juergen DETTMAR
    • Dates of stay: April 25 - May 24, 2011
    • Institution: Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany
    • ESO inviting party: S. Mieske, R. Mauersberger, M. Dumke
    • Scientific interests: Structure and evolution of disk galaxies; Interstellar medium in galaxies; Radiocontinuum observations of galaxies
  • Gazinur GALAZUTDINOV
    • Dates of stay: July 18 - 25, 2011 
    • Institution: Universidad Catolica del Norte
    • ESO inviting party: Y. Beletsky
  • Alexandre GALLENNE
    • Dates of stay: November 30 - December 21, 2011
    • Institution: Observatoire de Paris-Meudon/LESIA, France
    • ESO Inviting party: A. Merand
  • Xavier HAUBOIS
    • Dates of stay: July 5 - 16, 2011 
    • Institution: IAG/Sao Paulo University, Brazil
    • ESO inviting party: S. Stefl, T. Rivinius
  • Nuria HUELAMO
    • Dates of stay: November 30, 2011 - January 15, 2012
    • Institution: CAB/Center for Astrobiology, Madrid, Spain
    • Scientific Interests: Star and planet formation; Circumstellar disks; Binary systems
    • ESO Inviting party: C. Melo, M. Sterzik
  • Eric JULLO
    • Dates of stay: December 20, 2010 - January 5, 2011
    • Institution: CALTECH, USA
    • ESO Inviting party: M. West
  • Ryan KEENAN
    • Dates of stay: September 02, 2011 - January 05, 2012
    • Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
    • Scientific interests: Local large-scale structure; Galaxy evolution; Near-infrared extragalactic background
    • ESO Inviting party: M. West
  • Jacques KLUSKA
    • Dates of stay: November 04, 2011 - December 22, 2011
    • Institution: Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    • ESO Inviting party: J.-P. Berger
  • Ulrike (Ulli) KUCHNER
    • Dates of stay: March 25 - June 3, 2011
    • Institution: University of Vienna, Austria
    • ESO inviting party: V. Ivanov
  • Pedro LACERDA
    • Dates of stay: March 29 - April 9, 2011
    • Institution: Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    • ESO inviting party: C. Dumas
  • Ronald MENNICKENT
    • Dates of stay: November 14 - 19, 2011
    • Institution: Universidad de Concepcion, Chile
    • ESO Inviting party: L. Schmidtobreick, M. West
  • Dante MINNITI
    • Dates of stay: March 1 - July 8, 2011
    • Institution: P. Universidad Catolica de Chile
    • ESO inviting party: M. West, V. Ivanov
    • Scientific interests: Extrasolar Planets; Gravitational Microlensing; Stellar Populations; Globular Clusters; Galaxy Formation; Galactic Structure
  • Faviola MOLINA
    • Dates of stay: June 20 - July 20, 2011
    • Institution: Heidelberg University, Germany
    • ESO inviting party: M. West
  • Jaime PINEDA
    • Dates of stay: November 11 - December 14, 2011
    • Institution: School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, UK (ESO ALMA Fellow from Europe)
    • ESO Inviting party: M. West
  • Norbert PRZYBILLA
    • Dates of stay: March 20 - April 9, 2011
    • Institution: Dr. Remeis-Observatory & ECAP, University of Erlangen-Nuerenberg, Germany
    • ESO inviting party: A. Kaufer
    • Scientific interests: Quantitative spectroscopy of massive stars; Stellar and galactochemical evolution; Extragalactic stellar astronomy
  • Didier QUELOZ
    • Dates of stay: January 17 - February 11, 2011
    • Institution: University of Geneva, Switzerland
    • ESO Inviting party: C. Melo
    • Scientific interests: Detection techniques, Planet characterization, Planet formation
  • Anton SELEZNEV
    • Dates of stay: August 16 - September 20, 2011
    • Institution: Astronomical Observatory of Urals State University, Ekaterinburg, Russia
    • ESO Inviting party: G. Carraro, V. Ivanov
  • Robert SORIA
    • Dates of stay: March 8 - 31, 2011
    • Institution: University College London, UK, on switching period to Curtin Institute of Radioastronomy, Perth, Australia
    • ESO inviting party: G. Hau
    • Scientific interests: X-ray binaries; Accretion physics; Ultraluminous x-ray sources
  • Katrien STEENBRUGGE
    • Dates of stay: February 1 - 11, 2011; September 20 - October 9, 2011
    • Institution: Universidad Catolica del Norte
    • ESO inviting party: M. West
  • Christina TH├ľNE
    • Dates of stay: March 28 - April 3, 2011
    • Institution: Dark Cosmology Centre, Denmark
    • ESO inviting party: A. De Ugarte, M. West
  • Schuyler Dana VAN DYK
    • Dates of stay: September 26 - December 20, 2011
    • Institution: Spitzer Science Centre / CALTECH, USA
    • Scientific interests: Supernovae and their progenitor stars; Massive evolved stars in the Galaxy and other nearby galaxies
    • ESO Inviting party: M. West
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