Spring 2017
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Colloquia: Spring 2017


Note the special times of faculty job talks in late January / early February. Talks in red are general colloquia, talks in blue are specialist seminars.

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TITLE HOST
Wed
Jan 04
11:45am
Alice Zurlo U. Chile & U. Diego Portales Characterization of exoplanetary systems with the direct imaging technique: the first results of SPHERE@VLT Greta Guidi
Fri
Jan 06
11:45am
Hume Feldman University of Kansas A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Convergence: The Cosmic Velocity Field Brent Tully
Wed
Jan 11
11:45am
Richard Binzel MIT Pluto Revealed: Latest Results from NASA's New Horizons Mission Rob Jedicke
Wed
Jan 18
11:45am
Stam Owocki U. Delaware Magnetospheres of Magnetic Massive Stars Rolf Kudritzki
Mon
Jan 23
1:30pm
Jennifer van Saders Carnegie Obs. Time-domain Timepieces: Inferring Precision Stellar Ages Dan Huber
Tue
Jan 24
11:30am
Jennifer van Saders Carnegie Obs. Stellar Rotation in the Era of Kepler Dan Huber
Thu
Jan 26
1:30pm
Benjamin Shappee Carnegie Obs. The Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae John Tonry
Fri
Jan 27
11:30am
Benjamin Shappee Carnegie Obs. The All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae John Tonry
Mon
Jan 30
1:30pm
Ondrej Pejcha Princeton The Rugged Landscape of Core-Collapse Supernova Explosions Brent Tully
Tue
Jan 31
11:30am
Ondrej Pejcha Princeton Cool and Luminous Outbursts from Merging Binary Stars Brent Tully
Thu
Feb 02
1:30pm
Ji Wang Caltech Where and How to Find Habitable Terrestrial Planets Christoph Baranec
Fri
Feb 03
11:30am
Ji Wang Caltech New Frontier of Exoplanetary Science: High Dispersion Coronagraphy Christoph Baranec
Mon
Feb 06
1:30pm
Wen-Fai Fong U. Arizona Unfolding the Dynamic and Colorful Lives of Compact Object Mergers Jelena Maricic
Tue
Feb 07
11:30am
Wen-Fai Fong U. Arizona Progenitors to Probes: The Local and Galactic Environments of Gamma-ray Bursts Jelena Maricic
Thu
Feb 09
1:30pm
Ruobing Dong U. Arizona Observational Planet Formation I: Introducing the New Field Mike Liu
Fri
Feb 10
11:30am
Ruobing Dong U. Arizona Observational Planet Formation II: The Coming Era of New Facilities and Large Samples Mike Liu
Mon
Feb 13
1:30pm
Gongjie Li Harvard Unveiling the Origin of Planetary Systems by Dynamical and Statistical Approaches Esther Hu
Tue
Feb 14
11:30am
Gongjie Li Harvard On the Spin-axis Dynamics of Planets Esther Hu
Wed
Feb 22
11:45am
Ruth Angus Columbia Unlocking stellar ages with Gaia: prospects for galactic archaeology and exoplanet populations Dan Huber
Wed
Mar 01
11:45am
Ilse Cleeves Harvard CfA From Disks to Planets Through the Astrochemical Lens Nienke van der Marel
Thu
Mar 02
11:30am
Xudong Sun Stanford Investigating the Momentum Processes of Solar Eruptions Using Photospheric Magnetic Field Observations Esther Hu
Fri
Mar 03
1:30pm
Xudong Sun Stanford The Magnetic Origin of Non-Eruptive Large Solar Flares Haosheng Lin
Mon
Mar 06
10:45am
Yukio Katsukawa Hinode Sci Ctr, NAOJ High Resolution Solar Physics: Probing Elemental MHD Processes Haosheng Lin
Tue
Mar 07
1:30pm
Yukio Katsukawa Hinode Sci Ctr, NAOJ Space-based spectro-polarimetry from HINODE to CLASP, SUNRISE, and beyond Haosheng Lin
Wed
Mar 08
11:45am
Claire Moutou CFHT SPIRou at CFHT: a window for nIR spectropolarimetry science at Maunakea Eugene Magnier
Thu
Mar 09
1:00pm
Hannah Schunker Max Planck Inst for Solar System Research Solving the Solar Dynamo Problem Shadia Habbal
Fri
Mar 10
1:30pm
Hannah Schunker Max Planck Inst for Solar System Research Constraining the Origin of Surface Activity on the Sun: The case for high resolution observations Haosheng Lin
Wed
Mar 15
11:45am
Hai Fu U. Iowa Understanding Galaxy Evolution with Massive Starburst Galaxies Robert Jedicke
Wed
Mar 22
11:45am
Monique Chyba UH Dept of Math Fuel-minimal rendezvous missions with a large population of temporarily captured orbiters Robert Jedicke
Wed
Mar 29
11:45am
Kathy Cooksey UH Hilo Designing Undergraduate Research Projects: A Case Study Geoff Mathews
Wed
Apr 05
11:45am
Jeff Taylor UH HIGP Compositions of the Rocky Planets: Implications for Planetary Accretion Rob Jedicke
Wed
Apr 12
11:45am
Mark Waterson SKA Eugene Magnier
Wed
Apr 19
11:45am
TBD
Wed
Apr 26
11:45am
Paul Lucey UH HIGP Rob Jedicke
Wed
May 03
11:45am
No Colloquium UH IfA Falling Walls Lab in Auditorium Guenther Hasinger
Wed
May 10
11:45am
TBD
Wed
May 17
11:45am
Franz Bauer Pontificia Universidad Catolica The ALMA Frontier Fields Len Cowie