Astrophysics Colloquium

 

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.

UPCOMING COLLOQUIA

 January 22

Dr. Peter Melchior, Princeton University

"Pixel fusion: Analyzing the sky with all available data"

January 24

Dr. Daniela Huppenkothen, University of Washington

"From Asteroids to Black Holes: Data Science for Next-Generation Time Domain Astronomy"

January 29

Dr. Eliu Huerta Escudero, UIUC

"Frontiers in Multi-Messenger Astronomy: Harnessing the Data Revolution with Gravitational Wave Astronomy and Large Scale Astronomical Surveys"

 

February 5

Dr. Danielle Leonard, Carnegie Mellon University

"High-precision tests of fundamental physics with cosmological galaxy surveys"

February 7

Gautham Narayan, Space Telescope Science Institute

"From Tens to Tens of Thousands: Supernovae Science in the Big-Data Era"

February 12

Elisa Chisari, Oxford University

"Cosmology with weak gravitational lensing: challenges and opportunities"

February 14

 

Daniel Gruen, Stanford University

"Cosmology with big data beyond the power spectrum"

 

February 19

Dr. Paul Sutter, Ohio State University

 

February 26

Dr. Jane Rigby, NASA

 

March 5

Dr. Lara Waldrop, UIUC

 

March 12

Dr. Giles Novak, Northwestern University

 

April 9

Dr. Kayhan Gültekin, University of Michigan
 

April 30

Prof. Charles Gammie, UIUC