Senior Visitors in 2007

  • Amelia BAYO
    • Dates of stay: January 13 - 25, 2007
    • Institution: Laboratorio de Astrofisica Espacial y Fisica Fundamental/LAEFF -INTA, Spain
    • ESO inviting Party: V. Ivanov
  • Jean-Philippe BEAULIEU (not DGDF nor VSci)
    • Dates of stay: March 9 - 16, 2007
    • Institution: IAP, France
    • ESO inviting Party: S. Brillant
  • Hermann BOEHNHARDT
    • Dates of stay: October 15 - November 18, 2007
    • Institution: Max-Planck Inst. for Solar System Research, Germany
    • ESO inviting Party: M. Sterzik, N. Ageorges, O. Hainaut
    • Scientific interests: Minor Bodies in the Solar System; Space Instrumentation
  • Patrice BOUCHET
    • Dates of stay: June 12-15, 2007
    • Institution: Observatoire Paris-Meudon, France
    • ESO inviting party: Felix Mirabel / Ivo Saviane
  • Angela BRAGAGLIA (VSci)
    • Dates of stay: October 2 - November 30, 2007
    • Institution: INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna, Italy
    • ESO inviting Party: G. Marconi
    • Scientific interests: Resolved stellar populations; Open clusters of MW; Globular culsters
  • Alex C. CARCIOFI
    • Dates of stay: March 12 - April 6, 2007
    • Institution: University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    • ESO inviting Party: S. Stefl / T. Rivinius
    • Scientific interests: Radioactive transfer in circumstellar disks; Be stars; Polarimetry
  • Arnaud CASSAN
    • Dates of stay: March 6 - April 2, 2007
    • Institution: Astronomisches Rechen-Institut/ARI, Heidelberg, Germany
    • ESO inviting Party: S. Brillant / D. Kubas
    • Scientific interests: Search for exoplanets by microlensing method; Planetesimal composition in microlensing discovered planets; Observing microlensing events with interferometry/AMBER
  • Christian COUTURES (not DGDF nor VSci)
    • Dates of stay: June 29 - July 7, 2007
    • Institution: Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris/IAP, France
    • ESO inviting party: Emanuella Pompei / Stephane Brillant
  • Michael DAHLEM
    • Dates of stay: November 30 - December 24, 2007
    • Institution: CSIRO/ATNF - Paul Wild Observatory, Narrabri, Australia
    • ESO inviting Party: E. Pompei
    • Scientific interests: Starburst Galaxies; Disk-Halo Interactions; Multi-Wavelenght observations; Multi-Wavelenght studies of Compact Groups of Galaxies
  • Thomas DALL
    • Dates of stay: October 19 - November 7, 2007
    • Institution: Gemini Observatory, Hawaii, USA
    • ESO inviting Party: L. Schmidtobreick and G. Lo Curto
    • Scientific interests: Magnetic activity in late-type single stars and binaries; Stellar atmospheres and planets; High resolution spectroscopy
  • Vivek DHAWAN
    • Dates of stay: February 26 - March 9, 2007
    • Institution: National Radio Astronomy Observatory, New Mexico, USA
    • ESO inviting Party: F.Mirabel
    • Scientific interests: Radio observations of high-energy sources; Interferometry techniques
  • Dainis DRAVINS
    • Dates of stay: December 6, 2007 - February 16, 2008
    • Institution: Lund Observatory, Sweden
    • ESO inviting Party: G. Mathys, K. O'Brien and C. Melo
    • Scientific interests: High time-resolution astrophysics and astronomical quantum optics; Wavelength shifts of spectral lines not caused by trivial Doppler effects; Optical instrumentation e.g. design of the high time-resolution instrument for the E-ELT
  • Federico GONZALEZ (DGDF PD Visitor)
    • Dates of stay: August 6 - 28, 2007; November 9 - 29, 2007
    • Institution: CASLEO & Universidad Nacional de San Juan, Argentina
    • ESO Inviting party: Swetlana Hubrig
    • Scientific interests: Binary stars, Echelle spectroscopy, Open clusters
  • Tomotsugu GOTO
    • Dates of stay: December 19, 2006 - January 19, 2007
    • Institution: Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japan
    • ESO inviting Party: I. Saviane / V. Ivanov
    • Scientific interests: A search for a primodal QSOs to reveal the reionization of the universe; the environmental effects on galaxy evolution; Infrared all sky survey satellite, AKARI
  • Gian Luigi GRANATO
    • Dates of stay: January 25 - March 12, 2007
    • Institution: INAF-OAPD, Padova, Italy
    • ESO inviting Party: E. Galliano
    • Scientific interests: Galaxy Formation; Dust Reprocessing; Active galactic Nuclei
  • Jean-Paul KNEIB
    • Dates of stay: December 10 - 16, 2007
    • Institution: Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille, France
    • ESO inviting Party: A. Smette and C. Lidman
    • Scientific interests: Cosmology; Gravitational lensing; Cluster of galaxies; Distant galaxies
  • Julian KROLIK (VSci)
    • Dates of stay: July 10 - 23, 2007
    • Institution: John Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    • ESO inviting party: Ezequiel Treister
    • Scientific Interests: Astrophysical theory; Accretion disk physics; AGN phenomenology and statistics
  • Henny LAMERS
    • Dates of stay: October 17 - December 16, 2007
    • Institution: Astronomical Institute, Utrecht University, Netherlands
    • ESO inviting Party: M. Gieles
    • Scientific interests: The Evolution of Star Clusters; Stellar Evolution and Mass Loss
  • Marceau LIMOUSIN
    • Dates of stay: November 9, 2006 - January 17, 2007
    • Institution: Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark
    • ESO inviting Party: E. Jullo / A. Smette
  • Eric E. MAMAJEK
    • Dates of stay: November 10 - December 10, 2007
    • Institution: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Harvard-Smithsonian Center of Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, USA
    • ESO inviting party: V. Ivanov
  • Nicola MASETTI (VSci)
    • Dates of stay: June 25 - July 27, 2007
    • Institution: INAF/IASF Bologna, Italy
    • ESO inviting party: Elena Mason
    • Scientific Interests: Gamma-ray Bursts; X-Ray Binaries; Cataclysmic Variable
  • Alexey MOISEEV
    • Dates of stay: October 24 - November 20, 2007
    • Institution: Special Astrophysical Obs. of RAS, Karachaevo-Cherkesia, Russia
    • ESO inviting Party: Y. Beletsky
    • Scientific interests: Integral-field spectroscopy; AGN; Kinematics of galaxies; Peculiar and interactive galaxies
  • Olivier MOUSIS
    • Dates of stay: February 26 - March 25, 2007
    • Institution: Observatoire de Besançon, France
    • ESO inviting Party: C. Dumas
    • Scientific interests: Physics and Chemistry of the Solar Nebula; Formation of planets, satellites, minor bodies, ices, deuterium
  • Jayant NARLIKAR
    • Dates of stay: September 26 - October 26, 2007
    • Institution: Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics/IUCAA, Pune, India
    • ESO inviting Party: F. Mirabel
    • Scientific interests: Physical Cosmology; Quantum Cosmology; Extragalactic Astrophysics and Gravitation
  • Livia ORIGLIA (not DGDF nor VSci)
    • Dates of stay: June 24 - July 2, 2007
    • Institution: OAB-Bologna Observatory, Italy
    • ESO inviting party: Elena Valenti
  • Dominique PROUST (VSci)
    • Dates of stay: Jun 18 - Jul 15, 2007
    • Institution: Observatoire de Paris-Meudon, France
    • ESO inviting party: Ivo Saviane
    • Scientific interests: Observational Cosmology; Large-Scale Structures
  • Sandra SAVAGLIO
    • Dates of stay: November 12 - December 10, 2007
    • Institution: MPE, Garching, Germany
    • ESO inviting Party: C. Ledoux, A. Smette
    • Scientific interests: Gamma-Ray bursts; Intergalactic medium; High redshift galaxies
  • Sergyi SILICH
    • Dates of stay: June 4-17, 2007
    • Institution: Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica, Mexico
    • ESO inviting party: Jorge Melnick / Leonardo Vanzi
    • Scientific interests: Hydrodynamics of ISM; Superstar Cluster Winds; Starbursts
  • Laura SILVA
    • Dates of stay: January 25 - March 12, 2007
    • Institution: INAF-Trieste, Italy
    • ESO inviting Party: E. Galliano
    • Scientific interests: Dusty Galaxies and AGN; Galaxy Evolution; AGB Stars in Eclipticals
  • Jonathan SMOKER (DGDF PD Visitor)
    • Dates of stay: March 1 - May 31, 2007
    • Institution: Queen's University, Belfast, UK
    • ESO inviting party: Cedric Ledoux / Alain Smette
    • Scientific interests: Interstellar Medium; High Velocity Clouds; Magellanic Bridge
  • Carlos TORRES
    • Dates of stay: September 16 - October 28, 2007
    • Institution: Laboratorio Nacional de Astrofisica, Itajuba, Brazil
    • ESO inviting Party: C. Melo
    • Scientific interests: Young stars; Nearby associations
  • Piet VAN DER KRUIT
    • Dates of stay: January 15 - March 12, 2007
    • Institution: Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, Groningen University, The Netherlands
    • ESO inviting Party: F. Mirabel
    • Scientific interests: Nearby Galaxies; Galactic Structure
  • Paul VANDEN BOUT
    • Dates of stay: November 2 - 15, 2007
    • Institution: NRAO
    • ESO inviting Party: F. Mirabel
    • Scientific interests: High Redshift Molecular Gas
  • Paul VREESWIJK
    • Dates of stay: November 12 - December 10, 2007
    • Institution: Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    • ESO inviting Party: C. Ledoux, A. Smette
    • Scientific interests: Gamma-ray burst afterglows; Star formation; ISM in High-redshift galaxies
  • Jeremy WALSH (DGDF Visitor)
    • Dates of stay: May 1 - 10, 2007
    • Institution: ESO, Garching
    • ESO Inviting party: Nancy Ageorges
    • Scientific interests: Planetary nebulae (Galactic and extra-galactic); Diagnostics for ionized nebulae; Polarimetry and spectropolarimetry; Slitless spectroscopy surveys for high-z galaxies
  • Christopher WRIGHT (not DGDF nor VSci)
    • Dates of stay: June 6-8, 2007
    • Institution: ADFA, UNSW, Australia
    • ESO inviting party: Michael Sterzik
  • Hans ZINNECKER (not DGDF nor VSci)
    • Dates of stay: March 9 - 16, 2007
    • Institution: Astrophysik Institut Potsdam, Germany
    • ESO inviting Party: I. Saviane