The Department of Astronomy at the University of Illinois hosts a weekly colloquium during the academic year for invited speakers to discuss current research topics in astronomy and astrophysics. Colloquia are normally on Tuesday afternoons at 3:45 pm in 134 Astronomy Building, with coffee and cookies served in Astronomy 222 at 3:30pm. Please follow this link for more details.
Dr. Peter Melchior, Princeton University
"Pixel fusion: Analyzing the sky with all available data"
Dr. Daniela Huppenkothen, University of Washington
"From Asteroids to Black Holes: Data Science for Next-Generation Time Domain Astronomy"
Dr. Eliu Huerta Escudero, UIUC
"Frontiers in Multi-Messenger Astronomy: Harnessing the Data Revolution with Gravitational Wave Astronomy and Large Scale Astronomical Surveys"
Dr. Danielle Leonard, Carnegie Mellon University
"High-precision tests of fundamental physics with cosmological galaxy surveys"
Gautham Narayan, Space Telescope Science Institute
"From Tens to Tens of Thousands: Supernovae Science in the Big-Data Era"
Elisa Chisari, Oxford University
"Cosmology with weak gravitational lensing: challenges and opportunities"
Daniel Gruen, Stanford University
"Cosmology with big data beyond the power spectrum"
Dr. Paul Sutter, Ohio State University
"Let's talk about talking about science"
Dr. Jane Rigby, NASA
"A Magnified Vision of How Galaxies Evolve"
Dr. Lara Waldrop, UIUC
"Shedding light on planetaru coronae using scattered UV emission
Dr. Giles Novak, Northwestern University
"Probing Composition and Alignment of Interstellar Dust Grains via Stratospheric Observations of Dust Emission Polarization Spectra"
Dr. Aneta Siemiginowska, Harvard University
"Twenty Years of Science with the Chandra X-ray Observatory: An extraordinary view of the X-ray Universe"
Dr. Kayhan Gültekin, University of Michigan
"Supermassive Black Hole Outflows and Pairs"
Landon Curt Noll, Cisco Systems
"Searching for meteorites just below the surface of the Antarctic Ice - living and working at 225K"
Prof. Charles Gammie, UIUC