Senior Visitors in 2010

  • Javier Alejandro AHUMADA
    • Dates of stay: January 18 - 23, 2010
    • Institution: Observatorio Astronómico, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina
    • Inviting party: G. Carraro
    • Scientific interests: Blue Stragglers in open clusters, Binary stars
  • Michael ALLEY
    • Dates of stay: November 22 - 28, 2010
    • Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., USA
    • ESO Inviting party: M. West
  • Stefano BAGNULO
    • Dates of stay: June 14 - 20, 2010; August 24 - September 3, 2010
    • Institution: Armagh Observatory, NI, UK
    • Inviting party: M. Sterzik
  • Hendrik BARTKO
    • Dates of stay: March 22 - 28, 2010
    • Institution: MPE Garching, Germany
    • Inviting party: J.-P. Berger
  • Antonella BARUCCI
    • Dates of stay: January 1 - 31, 2010
    • Institution: LESIA, Observ. de Paris-Meudon, France
    • Inviting party: C. Dumas
    • Scientific interests: Transneptunian Objects, Asteroids, Origin of the Solar System
  • Myriam BENISTY
    • Dates of stay: November 16 - December 23, 2010
    • Institution: MPIA Heidelberg, Germany
    • ESO Inviting party: J.-P. Berger and A. Merand
    • Scientific interests: The first astronomical unit surrounding young stars: disks and winds; Image reconstruction at the milli-arcsecond resolution
  • Gustavo Luis BAUME
    • Dates of stay: March 7 - March 27, 2010
    • Institution: FCAG, UNLP e Instituto Astrofisica de La Plata, UNLP-Conicet, Argentina
    • Inviting party: G. Carraro
    • Scientific Interest: Open clusters; Young populations; Star formation regions
  • Amokrane BERDJA
    • Dates of stay: April 5-10, 2010
    • Institution: Las Campanas Observatory, La Serena
    • Inviting party: G. Lombardi
  • Mauricio CARRASCO
    • Dates of stay: October 15, 2009 - January 31, 2010
    • Institution: Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Mary CESETTI
    • Dates of stay: october 21 - December 14, 2010
    • Institution: University of padova, Italy
    • Inviting party: V. Ivanov
  • Gael CHAUVIN
              o Dates of stay: November 16 - December 23, 2010
              o Institution: LAOG/UJF, Grenoble, France
              o ESO Inviting party: C. Dumas and J. Girard
              o Scientific interests: Exoplanets & Brown Dwarfs detection and characterization; Planetary system dynamics; High contrast imaging and spectroscopy
  • Francesca DEMEO
    • Dates of stay: March 16 - April 10, 2010
    • Institution: Observatoire de Paris-Meudon, France
    • Inviting party: C. Dumas
  • Daniel FULLA
    • Dates of stay: January 11 - February 28, 2010
    • Institution: ESO/ALMA Alsacia
    • Inviting party: R. Hill
  • Marcello FULCHIGNONI
    • Dates of stay: January 1 - 31, 2010
    • Institution: LESIA, Observ. de Paris-Meudon, France
    • Inviting party: C. Dumas
    • Scientific interests: Statistical modeling of celestial object populations, Asteroids: physical properties, Study of Titan-surface and atmosphere physical properties
  • Gaspar GALAZ
    • Dates of stay: March 17 - April 25, 2010
    • Institution: PUC, Chile
  • Gazinur GALAZUTDINOV
    • Dates of stay: November 16 - 19, 2010
    • Institution: Universidad Catolica del Norte, Chile
    • ESO Inviting party: Y. Beletsky
    • Scientific interests: Interstellar medium; High-resolution spectroscopy; Chemical composition of stars
  • Ortwin GERHARD
    • Dates of stay: October 29 - November 11, 2010
    • Institution: MPE, Germany
    • Inviting party: M. West
    • Scientific interests:Dynamics of galaxies & Milky Way; Dark matter & Galaxy evolution; Intracluster light
  • Ciriaco GODDI
    • Dates of stay: December 16 - 20, 2010
    • Institution: ESO, Garching
  • Swetlana HUBRIG
    • Dates of stay: May 24-27, 2010
    • Institution: AIP, Potsdam University, Germany
    • Inviting party: M West
  • Nuria HUELAMO
    • Dates of stay: March 4 - May 6, 2010
    • Institution: LAEX, Madrid, Spain
    • Inviting party: M. Sterzik
  • Gaitee HUSSAIN
    • Dates of stay: October 11 - 15, 2010
    • Institution: ESO, Garching
    • ESO Inviting party: G. Mathys
  • Eric JULLO
              o Dates of stay: December 20, 2010 - January 5, 2011
              o Institution: CALTECH, USA
              o ESO Inviting party: M. West   
  • Pierre KERVELLA
    • Dates of stay: July 15 - August 8, 2010
    • Institution: Observatoire de Paris-LESIA, France
    • Inviting party: A. Merand
    • Scientific interests: Cepheid variable stars; Fast rotating main sequence stars; Instrumentation for long-baseline interferometry (VLTI)
  • Karen KINEMUCHI
    • Dates of stay: May 10 - 16, 2010
    • Institution: Universidad de Concepción
    • Inviting party: M. West
  • Bruno LEIBUNDGUT
    • Dates of stay: February 5 - 12, 2010
    • Institution: ESO, Garching
  • Jean-Baptiste MARQUETTE(DGDFVisitor)
    • Dates of stay: February 25 - March 24, 2010
    • Institution: Universite Pierre et Marie Curie and IAP, Paris, France
    • Inviting party: S. Brillant
    • Scientific Interest: Gravitational microlensing applied to extrasolar planets; HOLMES project; EROS Two exp. data analysis
  • Maria MESSINEO
    • Dates of stay: November 12 - 15, 2010
    • Institution: MPIfR-Bonn/ESA, Germany/Netherlands
    • Inviting party: V. Ivanov
  • Attila MESZAROS
    • Dates of stay: September 6 - 12, 2010
    • Institution: Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    • Inviting party: M. West
  • Roberto MIGNANI
    • Dates of stay: June 10 - 21, 2010
    • Institution: MSSL - University College London, UK
    • Inviting party: G. Marconi and G. Carraro
  • Ivan MINCHEV
    • Dates of stay: November 16 - 19, 2010
    • Institution: Strasbourg Observatory, France
    • ESO Inviting party: G. Carraro and Y. Beletsky
  • Ingo MISGELD
    • Dates of stay: April 12 - May 22, 2010
    • Institution: ESO/Garching, Germany
    • Inviting party: S. Mieske
  • Alessio MUCCIARELLI
    • Dates of stay: October 25 - 29, 2010
    • Institution: University of Bologna, Italy
    • ESO Inviting party: L. Monaco
  • Dominique NAEF
    • Dates of stay: April 23 - May 7, 2010
    • Institution: Geneva Observatory, Switzerland
    • Inviting party: C. Melo
  • Pasquier NOTERDAEME
    • Dates of stay: January 19 - March 19, 2010
    • Institution: Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, India
    • Inviting party: C. Ledoux and A. Smette
    • Scientific interests: QSO absorption systems; Neutral ISM at high redshift; Molecules and dust
  • Olja PANIC
              o Dates of stay: December 2 - 25, 2010
              o Institution: ESO, Garching
  • Elena PIAN
    • Dates of stay: March 15 - 27, 2010
    • Institution: INAF, Trieste Astronomical Observatory, Italy
  • Giampaolo PIOTTO
    • Dates of stay: January 23 - 26, 2010
    • Institution: University of Padova, Italy
    • Inviting party: G. Carraro
  • Hadi RAHMANI
    • Dates of stay: April 12 - 17, 2010
    • Institution: IUCAA, India
    • Inviting party: C. Ledoux
  • Stephanie RENARD
    • Dates of stay: December 9 - 18, 2010
    • Institution: LAOG, France
    • ESO Inviting party: J.-P. Berger
  • Carlos RODRIGO
    • Dates of stay: February 3 - May 30, 2010
    • Institution: LAEX, Madrid, Spain
    • Inviting party: A. Bayo
  • Katrien STEENBRUGGE
    • Dates of stay: September 20 - 24, 2010
    • Institution: Universidad Catolica del Norte, Antofagasta, Chile
    • Inviting party: M. West
    • Scientific  interests: Outflows and jets in nearby active galactic nuclei using X-ray spectroscopy and radio images; Studying emission from relic jets
  • Alan STOCKTON
    • Dates of stay: September 16 - October 2, 2010
    • Institution: University of Hawaii, USA
    • Inviting party: M. West
    • Scientific  interests: QSO host Galaxies and Environments; Radio Galaxies and the Alignment Effect; The Oldest Stellar Populations; Early Stages of Galaxy Formation
  • John SUBASAVAGE
    • Dates of stay: December 9 - 10, 2010
    • Institution: CTIO, La Serena, Chile
    • ESO Inviting party: M. Moerchen
  • Stefanie UNTERGUGGENBERGER
    • Dates of stay: August 5 - 9, 2010
    • Institution: ESO, Garching
    • Inviting party: M. West
  • Susanna VERGANI
    • Dates of stay: December 14 - 16, 2010
    • Institution: INAF-Brera, Italy
    • ESO Inviting party: C. Ledoux
  • Sandro VILLANOVA
    • Dates of stay: October 18 - December 17, 2010
    • Institution: Universidad de Concepcion, Chile
    • ESO Inviting party: L. Monaco
  • Geronimo VILLANUEVA
    • Dates of stay: May 10 - 15, 2010
    • Institution: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/GSFC, Maryland, USA
    • Inviting party: J. Smoker