University of Hawaii Instutute for Astronomy

* C = Colloquium
   L = Lunchtime Seminar

Colloquia are held in the IfA Auditorium at 3:30 pm, with refreshments served at 3:15 pm, unless otherwise noted.
Lunch talks are usually held in the IfA Auditorium at 12:30 pm.
e-mail: Lisa Kewley
             (Colloquium Chair) 


Colloquia: Fall 2008

The IfA Colloquia are kindly sponsored by the Friends of the IfA.

Thurs 21 Aug   Ingrid Mann   School of Science and Engineering, Kindai University, Osaka, Japan   Dust in Planetary Systems: the Sun and Beta Pictoris   Shadia Habbal  
Wed 3 Sept   Luciano Iess   Universita La Sapienza   The Interior of Titan from Gravity and Rotation Data   Shadial Habbal  
Wed 10 Sept   Nader Haghighipour   IfA   Dynamical Constraints on the Origin and Activation Mechanism of Main Belt Comets   Lisa Kewley  
Wed 17 Sept   Peter Capak   Caltech   New Perspectives On Galaxy Evolution From The COSMOS Survey   Dave Sanders  
Wed 24 Sept   Judy Cohen   Caltech   The Galactic Halo as Viewed by the Hamburg/Eso Survey   Ann Boesgaard  
Wed 1 Oct   Ezequiel Treister   IfA (Chandra Fellow)   (Obscured) Supermassive Black Holes   Dave Sanders  
Tues 7 Oct   Imke de Pater   Berkeley   Dusty Rings in Our Solar System: Focused Observations of Uranus' Rings with the 10-m W.M. Keck Telescope   Nader Haghihighpour  
Wed 15 Oct   Bob Joseph   IfA   The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)   Alan Stockton  
Wed 22 Oct   Mike Nassir & Mary Kadooka   IfA   K-12 Educational Outreach at UH Manoa IfA   Roy Gal  
Wed 29 Oct   James Graham   UC Berkeley   Debris Disks in Polarized Light   Bob Joseph  
Wed 5 Nov   Karl Gordon   STScI   Dust Processing in Galaxies Due to Massive Star Formation   Emeric Le Floch  
Wed 12 Nov   Emily Schaller   IfA (Hubble Fellow)   Understanding the Surface Compositions of Kuiper Belt Objects   Lisa Kewley  
Wed 19 Nov   Ricardo Schiavon   Gemini   New Constraints on the History of Star Formation of Early Type Galaxies   Roy Gal  
Tues 25 Nov   Naoki Yoshida   University of Tokyo   Formation of Primordial Stars - The Final Chapter   Tomo Goto  
Thurs 4 Dec   Robert Mathieu   U. Wisconsin - Madison   Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecture: Stars That Go Bump in the Night   Lisa Kewley  
Wed 10 Dec   Youichi Ohyama   ASIAA Taiwan   Initial results from the mid-infrared spectroscopic survey by AKARI: Properties of PAH emission from galaxies out to z=0.5   Tomo Goto  
Tues 16 Dec   Steve Vogt   UC Santa Cruz   A Survey of Nearby Stars for Extrasolar Planets: Towards a Galactic Census of Terrestrial Planets   Mike Liu  
Mon 22 Dec   John Kormendy   U. Texas   Structure and Formation of Elliptical and Spheroidal Galaxies   Bob Joseph  
Wed 31 Dec   No Colloquium   New Year        
Wed 14 Jan   Mauro Giavalisco   UMass   Further Steps Toward Understanding Galaxy Evolution   Lisa Kewley  
Wed 21 Jan   Betsy Barton   UC Irvine   Galaxy Evolution in the Lowest-Density Environments   Lisa Kewley  
Wed 28 Jan   Michael Murphy   Swinburne University   Varying fundamental constants?: Observational status and future prospects   Lisa Kewley  
Wed 4 Feb   Brett Gladman   University of British Columbia   TBD    
Wed 11 Feb   Walter Duley   University of Waterloo   Organics in the Interstellar Medium   John Rayner  
Wed 18 Feb   Tom Soifer   Caltech   TBD   Bob Joseph  
Wed 25 Feb          

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