Senior Visitors in 2019

  • David R. ANDERSON
    • Dates of stay: April 23 - May 14, 2019
    • Institution: Warwick University, UK
    • ESO inviting party: E. Sedaghati & F. Rodler
  • Paola ANDREANI
    • Dates of stay: April 23 - 26, 2019
    • Institution: ESO Garching Science Office Head
    • ESO inviting party: I. De Gregorio
  • Sergei BALASHEV
    • Dates of stay: October 18 - November 30, 2019
    • Institution: Ioffe Institute, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
    • Scientific interests: Quasar absorption lines; Molecular hydrogen; Interstellar medium
    • Inviting party: C. Ledoux
  • Piercarlo BONIFACIO
    • Dates of stay: October 11 - December 10, 2019
    • Institution: GEPI-Obs. Paris, CNRS & Universite PSL, France
    • Scientific interests: Chemical abundances in the Universe; Modelling of stellar atmospheres and spectra; Instrumentation: multi-object spectrographs, innovative detectors for visible and IR.
    • Inviting party: L. Sbordone
  • Elisabetta CAFFAU
    • Dates of stay: October 11 - December 10, 2019
    • Institution: Obs. Paris, CNRS & Universite PSL, France
    • Scientific interests: Sulphur abundance in Galaxy and in clusters; Metal-poor stars (search and chemical analysis)
    • Inviting party: L. Sbordone
  • Julio CARBALLO BELLO
    • Dates of stay: February 4 - March 1, 2019; March 18 - May 31, 2019; November 11 - 15, 2019
    • Institution: PUC / MAS, Santiago
    • ESO inviting party: J. Corral
  • Arlette CHACON
    • Dates of stay: February 14 - March 15, 2019
    • Institution: Universidad de Valparaiso
    • ESO inviting party: J. Milli
  • Lodovico COCCATO
    • Dates of stay: May 27-31, 2019
    • Institution: ESO, Garching
    • ESO inviting party: I. De Gregorio
  • Bruno DIAS
    • Dates of stay: November 27 - 29, 2019
    • Institution: Univ Nac Andres Bello-UNAB, Chile
    • ESO inviting party: I. De Gregorio
  • Dainis DRAVINS
    • Dates of stay: February 4 - April 15, 2019
    • Institution: Lund University, Sweden
    • Scientific interests: Highest accuracy stellar radial velocities; Hydrodynamic structure of stellar atmospheres; Using CTA, the Cherenkov Telescope Array, for optical (i.e., not gamma) astronomy
    • ESO inviting party: G. Lo Curto
  • Christopher ESSEX
    • Dates of stay: May 7 - June 12, 2019
    • Institution: University of Western Ontario, Canada
    • Scientific interests: Star Formation/modelling; Slow processes; Radiative entropy transfer
    • ESO inviting party: G. Mathys
  • Paulo V. GARCIA
    • Dates of stay: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019
    • Institution: Engineering Faculty, University of Porto, Portugal
    • Scientific interests: GRAVITY instrument scientific exploration; MUSE observations of Jets; AOF PSF reconstruction & Ro determination
    • ESO inviting party: C. Melo
  • Eduardo GONZALEZ ALFONSO
    • Dates of stay: February 1 - 28, 2019
    • Institution: Universidad de Alcala de Henares, Spain
    • Scientific interests: Extragalactic astrophysics (molecular spectroscopy and the associated continuum); Far-infrared and submillimeter spectra of buried galaxy nuclei as observed first with the ISO satellite and then with Herschel/PACS and SPIRE; Extragalactic molecular outflows observed in several molecular species, specifically in the OH and OH+ lines at far-infrared and submillimeter wavelengths; Analysis of the H2O spectra in galaxies at high redshifts
    • ESO inviting party: C. Yang
  • Paul J. GROOT
    • Dates of stay: May 13 - 24, 2019
    • Institution: Radboud University, The Netherlands
    • ESO inviting party: Paul Vreeswijk & C. Ledoux
  • Michael HILKER
        Dates of stay: November 26 - 29, 2019
        Institution: DOO - ESO Garching
        ESO inviting party: L. Schmidtobreick
  • Damien HUTSEMEKERS
    • Dates of stay: February 12 - March 12, 2019
    • Institution: University of Liege, Belgium
    • Scientific interests: Study of quasar structure using gravitational lensing and polarimetry, Relation to large-scale structures; High resolution spectroscopy of comets, abundances, isotopic ratios; Evolution of massive stars through the study of their circumstellar nebulae
    • ESO inviting party: A. Smette, C. Opitom
  • Jens-Kristian KROGAGER
    • Dates of stay: January 21 - February 15, 2019
    • Institution: IAP-Observatoire de Paris, France
    • ESO inviting party: C. Ledoux
  • Donald KURTZ
    • Dates of stay: June 17 - July 13, 2019
    • Institution: University of Central Lancashire, UK
    • Scientific interests: Stellar structure and evolution; Asteroseismology; Rapidly oscillating Ap stars
    • ESO inviting party: G. Mathys
  • Foteini LYKOU
    • Dates of stay: May 22 - 31, 2019
    • Institution: Hong Kong University
    • ESO inviting party: C. Paladini
  • Anaëlle MAURY
    • Dates of stay: January 21 - February 1, 2019
    • Institution: CEA-Saclay, France
    • Scientiific interests: Low mass star formation; Observation and model of protostellar magnetic fields; Early protosteller disks
    • ESO inviting party: V. Le Gouellec (PhD student)
  • Anthony MEILLAND
    • Dates of stay: October 24 - 30, 2019
    • Institution: OCA-Nice, France
    • ESO inviting party: X. Haubois
  • Lorenzo MONACO
    • Dates of stay: November 11 - 30, 2019
    • Institution: UNAB, Chile
    • ESO inviting party: L. Sbordone
  • Zaira MODROÑO BERDIÑAS
    • Dates of stay: February 4 - March 1st, 2019
    • Institution: Universidad de Chile, Cerro Calan
    • ESO inviting party: R. Herrero-Illana
  • Lorenzo MORELLI
    • Dates of stay: November 25 - 29, 2019
    • Institution: Universidad de Atacama, Chile
    • ESO inviting party: E. Pompei
  • Andres PIATTI
    • Dates of stay: November 4 - 17, 2019
    • Institution: OAC - Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina
    • Scientific interests: Astrophysics of galaxies: clusters and stellar populations; Astronomical instrumentation, methods & techniques; Physical data & Processes
    • ESO inviting party: W.-J. De Wit   
  • Aleksandra SOLARZ
    • Dates of stay: January 14 - April 15, 2019
    • Institution: National Centre for Nuclear Research, Warsaw, Poland
    • Scientiific interests: Large Scale Structure of the Universe; Machine learning techniques; Active Galactic Nuclei
    • ESO inviting party: E. Sani, R. Thomas
  • Svetla TSVETKOVA
    • Dates of stay: March 10 - April 10, 2019
    • Institution: Institute of Astronomy & NAO, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
    • Scientific interests: Stellar magnetic fields; Stellar atmospheres; Polarimetry, Spectroscopy
    • ESO inviting party: C. Paladini
  • Paul VREESWIJK
    • Dates of stay: October 22, 2018 - April 22, 2019
    • Institution: Radboud University, The Netherlands
    • Scientific interests: GRB afterglows; Superluminous Supernovae; Gravitational wave counterparts
    • ESO inviting party: C. Ledoux & A. Smette
  • Lutz WISOTKZKI
    • Dates of stay: November 12 - 22, 2019
    • Institution: AIP-Potsdam, Germany
    • Scientific interests: Galaxies & quasars group homage; Analysing data from MUSE GTO; Circumgalactic Medium
    • ESO inviting party: A. Smette