Senior Visitors in 2015

  • Javier A. AHUMADA
    • Dates of stay: October 3 - 23, 2015
    • Institution: Observatorio Astronomico, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina
    • Scientific interests: Blue stragglers in clusters; Variable stars in globular clusters
    • Inviting party: G. Carraro
  • Maria Teresa "Maite" BELTRAN
    • Dates of stay: February 1 - March 31, 2015
    • Institution: INAF Arcetri, Firenze, Italy
    • ESO Inviting party: W.-J. De Wit
  • Simona CICERI
    • Dates of stay: September 30 - October 6, 2015
    • Institution: MPI, Heidelberg, Germany
    • Inviting party: E. Johnston
  • Joerg DABRINGHAUSEN
    • Dates of stay: July 27 - 31, 2015
    • Institution: Universidad de Concepcion, Chile
    • Scientific interests: Star populations of dwarf galaxies & GCs; Internal dynamics of dwarf galaxies &  GCs
    • ESO Inviting party: S. Mieske
  • Luc DESSART
    • Dates of stay: January 5 - 21, 2015
    • Institution: Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Nice, France
    • ESO Inviting party: J. Anderson
  • Dainis DRAVINS
    • Dates of stay: January 19 - March 16, 2015
    • Institution: Lund Observatory, Sweden
    • ESO Inviting party: C. Melo
  • Norine DUMAS
    • Dates of stay: March 4 - August 4, 2015
    • Institution: Observatoire de Strasbourg-Telecom Physique Strasbourg, France
    • ESO Inviting party: J. Melnick, I. Toledo
  • Richard ELLIS
    • Dates of stay: November 23 - 26, 2015
    • Institution: ESO, Garching
  • Eric EMSELLEM
    • Dates of stay: October 13 - 16, 2015
    • Institution: ESO, Garching
  • Pedro Lourenco FIGUEIRA
    • Dates of stay: June 3 - 5, 2015
    • Institution: Astronomical Institute, University of Porto
    • ESO Inviting party: E. Sedaghati, C. Melo
  • Patrick FRANÇOIS
    • Dates of stay: February 18 - April 3, 2015
    • Institution: Obs. de Paris Meudon, France
    • Scientific interests: Metal-poor Stars; Dwarf Spheroidal  galaxies; Galactic Chemical Evolution
    • ESO Inviting party: L. Monaco
  • Mark GIELES
    • Dates: February 24 - 27, 2015
    • Institution: University of Surrey, UK
    • ESO Inviting party: G. Carraro
  • Swetlana HUBRIG
    • Dates of stay: October 27, 2015
    • Institution: IAP, Potsdam University, Germany
    • Inviting party: C. Melo
  • Pascale JABLONKA
    • Dates of stay: January 5 - 17, 2015
    • Institution: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne-EPFL, Switzerland
    • ESO Inviting party: C. Melo
  • Bruno JUNGWIERT
    • Dates: February 22 - 26, 2015
    • Institution: Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic
    • ESO Inviting party: G. Carraro
  • Stefan KIMESWENGER
    • Dates of stay: November 13 - 17, 2015
    • Institution: Universidad Catolica del Norte, Chile
    • Inviting Party: L. Guzman
  • Andreas KUEPPER
    • Dates of stay: April 6 - 20, 2015
    • Institution: Dept. Astronomy, Columbia University, NY-USA
    • ESO Inviting party: S. Mieske
  • Izan LEAO
    • Dates of stay: March 24 - April 28, 2015
    • Institution: Univ. Fed. R.N., Natal, Brazil
    • ESO Inviting party: G. Lo Curto
  • Jiang-Yan LI
    • Dates of stay: July 1 - 3, 2015
    • Institution: PSI, USA
    • ESO Inviting party: B. Yang
  • Rainer MAUERSBERGER
    • Dates of stay: August 19, 2014 - February 28, 2015
    • ESO Inviting party: EPOD, C. Melo
  • Karen MEECH
    • Dates of stay: September 21 - October 3, 2015
    • Institution: Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii, USA
    • Scientific interests: Comets (ground based obs and space missions); Volatiles in the early solar system & delivery of water to Earth; Astrobiology
    • Inviting party: B. Yang
  • Georges MEYLAN
    • Dates of stay: January 5 - 17, 2015
    • Institution: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne-EPFL, Switzerland
    • ESO Inviting party: C. Melo
  • Palle MOELLER
    • Dates of stay: April 27 - May 3, 2015
    • Institution: ESO, Garching
    • ESO Inviting party: C. Ledoux, A. Smette
  • Jean-Louis MONIN
    • Dates of stay: March 10 - June 10, 2015
    • Institution: Obs. de Grenoble - Univ. J. Fourier, Grenoble, France
    • ESO Inviting party: C. Dumas, G. Mathys
  • Mamadou NDIAYE
    • Dates of stay: August 17 - 30, 2015
    • Institution: STScI, Baltimore, USA
    • ESO Inviting party: A. Vigan
  • Anna PASQUALI
    • Dates of stay: March 9 - 31, 2015
    • Institution: Heidelberg University, Germany
    • ESO Inviting party: F. Comeron
  • Manuel Angel PEREZ TORRES
    • Dates of stay: August 1 - 12, 2015
    • ESO Inviting party: C. Melo
  • Gergely 'Gergo' POPPING
    • Dates of stay: September 9 - 11, 2015
    • Institution: ESO, Garching
    • Scientific interests: Galaxy formation; Gas, dust, and metals in galaxies; Sub-mm emission; Semi-analytic modelling, hydrodynamic modelling, and radiative transfer
  • Theodor PRIBULLA
    • Dates of stay: May 18 - June 11, 2015
    • Institution: Astronomical Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences
    • ESO Inviting party: A. Merand
  • Patricia SANCHEZ-BLAZQUEZ
    • Dates of stay: March 2 - 29, 2015
    • Institution: Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    • ESO Inviting party: D. Gadotti, J.C. Muñoz
  • Luca SBORDONE
    • Dates of stay: February 16 - March 20, 2015
    • Institution: Millennium Institute of Astrophysics, P. Universidad Catolica de Chile
    • Scientific interests: Stellar chemical abundances, stellar atmosphere modeling; Chemical evolution of the Milky Way and its satellites; Multiple populations in globular clusters
    • ESO Inviting party: L. Monaco (DGDF visitor)
  • Elena VALENTI
    • Dates of stay: April 14 - 24, 2015
    • Institution: ESO, Garching
    • ESO Inviting party: C. Melo
  • Ruben A. VASQUEZ
    • Dates of stay: September 28 - October 3, 2015
    • Institution: Astronomy and Geophysics Faculty, Univ. Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
    • Inviting party: G. Carraro
  • Paul VREESWIJK
    • Dates of stay: August 17 - September 4, 2015
    • Institution: Benoziyo Center for Astrophysics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
    • Scientific interests: Gamma-ray burst afterglows; Superluminous supernovae; Absorption-line spectroscopy
    • ESO Inviting party: C. Ledoux
  • Hans ZINNECKER
    • Dates of stay: October 26 - October 27, 2015
    • Institution: Sofia, USRA, USA
    • ESO Inviting party: C. Melo