ESAC Faculty Visitors

The ESAC Faculty maintains an active and attractive visitor program. All ESAC Faculty members can, and are encouraged, to apply for funding of a visitor to ESAC.

Details on the requirements and procedure are given in a separate internal funding application page.

We have also compiled some practical hints for visitors (and their hosts)

The following have recently visited the ESAC Faculty:
This list is currently out of date... to be refreshed very soon.

 

Visitor Project Period Results
Estelle Moraux Dynamical census of young nearby associations: preparing for GAIA 9/5/2011 -
20/5/2011
 
Jerome Bouvier Searching for methane T-dwarfs in  the Collinder 69 cluster 9/5/2011 -
20/5/2011
 
Lidia Oskinova Stellar winds in High-Mass X-ray Binaries 6/4/2011 -
8/4/2011
Seminar
Dr. Julien Malzac Modeling of data on the black hole binaries Cygnus X-1 and GX 339-4 03/11-06/11 Seminar
Dr. Pedro J Gutiérrez Buenestado Study of the surface morphology and variegation of Lutetia from Osiris/Rosetta images 21/02/2011-18/03/2011  
Ryszard Szczerba Studies of the dust evolutionary sequence in Galactic Bulge Pne early 2011  
Petko Nedialkov Probing the extinction in M31 via spectrum of J004457+4123 - a quasar seen through its disk 1/3/2011 -
30/3/2011
 
Colin Snodgrass Characterisation of candidate members of (136108) Haumea's family 7/2/2011 -
12/2/2011
Seminar
Fritz Schwarm Linking models & observations of X-ray pulsars with cyclotron resonance scattering features 10/1/2011 -
31/1/2011
 
Elena Jimenez Bailon First results of the hard high latitude XMM-Newton AGN survey 10/1/2011 -
14/1/2011
 
       
Peter Predehl Seminar on eROSITA and discussions about survey science 15/11/2010 Seminar
Niels Jørgen Westergaard Science with JEM-X and catalog production 1/11/2010 -
12/11/2010
Seminar
Catalog
Irene Pintos-Castro Analysis of rich galaxy cluster C10024+1654 5/9/2010 -
24/9/2010
 
Amelia Bayo Characterization of a bona-fide proto brown dwarf candidate in Taurus 25/8/2010 -
10/9/2010
 
Shruti Tripathi The energy-dependent timing properties of the FERO sample 3/8/2010 -
3/9/2010
 
Sibasish Laha A systematic study of ionised outflows in nearby AGN with XMM-Newton 12/7/2010 -
16/7/2010
 

Pieter-Jan Baeck
Guillermo Jenaro Rabadan
Florent Nobelen
Ruben Herrero Illana
Nathan Dickinson
Florencia Jiménez Luján
Illena Gómez
Beatriz Mingo
Cherry Ng
Maël Guiheneuf
Alexander Kolodzig

2010 Summer Alumni Trainee meeting 2/7/2010 Presentations
Finn Erland Christensen Seminar about NuSTAR Mission 11/6/2010 Seminar
Paolo D'Avanzo Optical counterparts of accreting ms pulsars 10/6/2010 - 11/6/2010 Seminar
Dave Russell Disks and jets in X-ray binaries 26/5/2010 -
28/5/2010
Seminar
Bjoern Davidsson Adapting cometary/asteroid thermophysical modeling to
icy particles in Saturn rings
12/5/2010 - 14/5/2010 Seminar
Franck Marchis FIRST: direct images of planets and discs 7/5/2010 -
15/5/2010
 
Rubens Freire High ionization species in the ISM 26/4/2010 -
7/5/2010
 
Angelo Cassatella On the infrared properties of X-ray and UV sources using the
AKARI all-sky survey, XMM and ISO data.
6/4/2010 - 6/6/2010 Paper (2011, ApJ, 727, 72), Seminar
Anna Lia Longinotti A X-ray spectroscopic hysteresis cycle in ESO511-G030? 25/3/2010 -
31/3/2010
 
Motoki Nakajima Seminar on MAXI and discussion of cyclotron line sources 22/3/2010 -
26/3/2010
Seminar
Gaelle Tramoy Analysis of PACS/SPIRE lensing cluster observations 10/2/2010 -
20/2/2010
Paper (2010, A&A, 518, L17)
Daniele Vetrugno Characterization of the effect of red noise in micro-lensing light curves  1/2/2010 -
12/2/2010
 
Markus Boettcher Multiwavelength Observations of Blazars 1/2/2010 -
5/2/2010
Seminar
Cherry Ng  A systematic analysis of the broad Fe Ka line in neutron star LMXB with XMM-Newton 25/1/2010 -
29/1/2010
 
Ana González Galán Spin period evolution of GX 1+4 18/1/2010 -
22/1/2010
 
Ciro Pinto X-ray spectroscopy of the nova V2491 Cygni 12/1/2010 -
17/1/2010
Seminar
Antonio Carillo PhD thesis work on Vela X-1 pulse profiles 11/1/2010 -
15/1/2010
 
       
Gabrielle Schönherr Improving cyclotron line model code 14/12/2009 -
17/12/2009
Seminar
Angelo Casatella Infrared properties of X-ray and UV sources using the AKARI all-sky survey, XMM and ISO data 30/11/2009 -
10/1/2010
Paper (2010, A&A, 514, 1)
Mirjana Povic Visit to finish the PhD thesis 30/11/2009 -
6/12/2009
 
Horst Uwe Keller Rosetta's fly-by of Asteroid Steins 27/11/2009 Seminar
Elena Jimenez Bailon Imprints of the circumnuclear matter in the X-ray spectrum of AGN 23/11/2009 -
30/11/2009
 Papers in preparation
Keith Smith ISM and DIBs in M33: data analysis of multi-object optical slit spectroscopy 2/11/2009 -
4/11/2009
Paper (2011, ApJ, 726, 39)
Pilar Esquej A statistical investigation of high variability AGN

21/10/2009 -
23/10/2009

 
Ralph Schoenrich Seminar on chemical evolution of the galaxy 15/10/2009 Seminar
Diana Hannikainen Seminar: Recent results on the X-ray and radio properties of Cygnus X-3 14/10/2009 Seminar
Josep Maria Trigo Seminar: Recovery of meteorites in Spain, and the special meteorite fall of 2008TC3 over Sudan 23/9/2009 Seminar
John Stauffer Spitzer/IRAC young stellar objects candidates in Doradus 30 21/9/2009 -
24/9/2009
 
Frédéric Schmidt Blind source separation code optimization 21/9/2009 -
23/9/2009
 
Elsa Giacani Radio and X-ray study of multi-shell galactic supernova remnants 14/9/2009 -
25/9/2009
Paper (2009, A&A, 507, 841)
Andrej Dobrotka Searching for fast X-ray variability of the nova V2491 Cyg 7/9/2009 -
18/9/2009
Seminar
Richard E. Rothschild Seminar: Galactic Positron Annihilation Radiation 27/8/2009 Seminar
Moritz Günther Deblending the Mg XI triplet - A new test for the accretion model in T Tauri stars 19/8/2009 -
21/8/2009
Seminar
Said Moussaoui Blind source separation code optimization 3/8/2009 -
5/8/2009
Seminar

Michelle Picardo
Rosemary Willatt
Jenny Carter
Pilar Esquej
Alex Kolodzig

Summer Alumni Trainee Meeting 21/7/09  
Antonio Carillo PhD thesis work on Vela X-1 and other sources 20/7/09 -
31/7/09
 
Omaira González Martín High-resolution spectra of LINERS 8/6/2009 -
12/6/2009
 
Giorgo Matt From General Relativity to X-ray polarimetry 8/6/2009 - 12/6/2009 Seminar
Antonia M. Varela Seminar: Women in Astronomy 3/6/2009 -
4/6/2009
Seminar
Fernando Comeron Study of Spitzer's observations of the peculiar edge-on disk/jet system Sz 102 2/6/2009 -
4/6/2009
 
Chris Done The low-hard spectra of GX339-4 as seen by XMM-Newton 11/5/2009 - 16/5/2009 Seminar
Anna Lia Longinotti FERO (Finding Extreme Relativistic Objects) 6/5/2009 - 22/5/2009 Seminar
Sera Markoff Modelling the broad band spectra of microquasars 4/5/2009 - 8/5/2009 Seminar
Konstantin Postnov Non-stationary accretion in High-Mass X-ray Binaries 28/4/2009 - 30/4/2009 Seminar
Dai Takei Suzaku and XMM-Newton X-ray spectroscopy of V2491 Cygny 27/4/2009 - 27/6/2009 Seminar
Ivano Bertini Determining the physical properties of the surface of Asteroid (2867) Steins from surface photometry 27/4/2009 -
28/5/2009
 
Aníbal García Hernández Spitzer and AKARI spectroscopy of heavily obscured C-rich AGB/post-AGB stars 13/4/2009 - 16/5/2009 Seminar
Herve Buoy The core of the Lambda Orionis cluster 13/4/2009 - 15/4/2009 Paper (2009, A&A, 504, 199)
Veerle Sterken Kick-off of PhD thesis 01/4/2009 - 31/5/2009  
Nicolas Barriere Focussing gamma-rays for sub-MeV astrophysics 26/3/2009 - 27/3/2009 Seminar
Lara Sidoli Study of the warm absorber variability in the low-mass X-ray binary GX13+1 26/3/2009 - 27/3/2009  
Peggy Varniere Seminar: The Accretion-Ejection Instability (AEI) and joint work on publication

22/1/2009 - 23/1/2009

Seminar
Seyda Sahiner Study of the High Mass X-Ray Binary Source 4U1907-09 12/1/2009 - 6/2/2009  
Ira Assent Data Mining for Planetary Data 12/1/2009 - 16/1/2009  
       
Antonio Carillo PhD thesis work on Vela X-1 and other sources 15/12/2008 - 13/1/2009  
John R. Stauffer Spitzer results on the Lambda Orionis Star Forming Region 15/12/2008 - 22/12/2008 Seminar
Jens Rodmann Collaboration on DUNES project 3/12/2008 - 5/12/2008  
Gael Chauvin Search for substellar companions around young nearby stars 24/11/2008 - 27/11/2008 Paper (2009, A&A, 583, 873)
Anna Lia Longinotti FERO (Finding Extreme Relativistic Objects) 17/11/2008 - 28/11/2008  
Ingo Kreykenbohm Analyzing Integral data of 4U 1909+07 17/11/2008 - 21/11/2008 Seminar on Vela X-1
Anibal Garcia-Hernandez Spitzer spectroscopy of heavily obscured, massive, post-AGB stars 10/11/2008 - 14/11/2008  
Ryszard Szczerba Planetary Nebulae in the galactic bulge/Transition between AGB and post-AGB 3/11/2008 - 13/12/2008  
Alberto Castro-Tirado Seminar: SWIFT J1955+2614: flares from a magnetar candidate as a missing link to dim isolated neutron stars 30/10/2008 Seminar
Isabel Caballero Finishing work on PhD thesis 27/10/2008 - 31/10/2008
Seminar on A0535+26
Stefan Larsson Advanced timing analysis of Galactic Bulge sources 7/10/2008 - 14/10/2008 Seminar on PoGoLite
Belinda Maiolo XMM-Newton search for X-ray counterparts of optically identified Cataclysmic Variables 1/10/2008 - 31/10/2008 Paper (2009, A&A, 504, 973), Paper (2009, NewA, 14, 302)
Fiorangela La Forgia Mineralogy of an unusual class of minor bodies from the first in situ observations of an E-type Asteroid 15/9/2008 -
3/10/2008
 
Gabriele Schönherr Improving a physical model for cyclotron lines 18/8/2008 - 21/8/2008 Seminar
Conference Paper (2009, AIPC 1126, 259)
Antonio Carillo Pulse period studies of Vela X-1 3/7/2008 - 16/7/2008  
Maria-Pilar Esquei Tidal disruption events in the XMM-Newton data 8/7/2008 - 10/7/2008  
Stefano Bianchi Studying the extraordinary changing-look Seyfert Galaxy H0557-385 with XMM-Newton 16/6/2008 - 20/6/2008 Paper (2009, MNRAS, 349, L1)
Fiorangela La Forgia Mineralogy of an unusual class of minor bodies from the first in situ observations of an E-type Asteroid 9/6/2008 -
27/6/2008
 
Susmita Chakravorti Constraining accretion disk inclination of Seyfert galaxies using XMM-Newton 9/6/2008 - 13/6/2008  
Elena Jimenez-Bailon Imprints of the circumstellar matter in the X-ray spectrum of AGN (II) 1/6/2008 - 15/6/2008 Paper (2008, MNRAS, 391, 1359)
Computing challenges at the LHC 14/5/2008  
Erik Hoeg Gaia 17/4/2008  
Javier Vasquez The impact of evolved massive stars on their circumstellar molecular gas 28/4/2008 - 30/5/2008  
Mirjana Povic Study of the X-ray properties of Groth strip sources and multi-wavelength properties 31/3/2008 - 30/4/2008 Paper (2009, ApJ, 702, L51)
Linda Spilker Cassini-Huygens 21/4/2008 - 22/4/2008  
Jean in 't Zand Classification of Type I X-ray bursts 3/3/2008 - 7/3/2008 Paper (2009, A&A, 503,889)
Lara Sidoli Warm absorber variability in the low-mass X-ray binary GX13+1 with XMM 12/5/2008 - 16/5/2008  
Laurence Boirin Warm absorber variability and dips in low-mass X-ray binaries with XMM 4/3/2008 - 14/3/2008 Paper (2009, A&A, 493, 145)
       
Antonio Carillo XMM-Newton timing 17/12/2007 - 6/1/2008  
Martin Cordiner Diffuse interstellar bands and molecules in the Local Group: M31 and M33 10/12/2007 - 4/12/2007

Paper (2008, A&A, 480, L13), Paper (2008, A&A, 492, L5), and seminar.

Paola Fiadino Simulation of Cosmic Infrared Background from unresolved sources … 28/11/2007 - 19/12/2007  
Ryszard Szczerba Development of a catalogue of post-AGB objects 1/11/2007 - 15/12/2007
1/3/2008 - 15/4/2008
 
Elena Jimenez-Bailon< Imprints of the circumnuclear matter in the X-ray spectrum of AGN 15/10/2007 - 3/11/2007 Paper (2009, ApJ, 690, 773), Paper (2008, MNRAS, 391, 1359), seminar
Yair Krongold Modeling AGN photoionized regions 15/10/2007 - 31/10/2007 Paper (2009, ApJ, 690, 773), Paper (2008, MNRAS, 391, 1359). seminar
Guido Risaliti Probing the circumnuclear matter in AGN with the best X-ray spectrum ever: NGC1365 24/9/2007 - 28/9/2007 Paper (MNRAS, 2009, 393, L1), Paper (A&A, 2009, 505, 589)
Beata Stelzer X-ray emission from the Lambda Orionis star forming region 17/9/2007 - 27/9/2007

Paper A&A 02-2011 (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011A%26A...526A..21B)

 
Dieter Engels The hidden evolution of galactic post-AGB stars: the AKARI and Spitzer view 10/9/2007 - 21/9/2007  
Danielle Alloin Star formation around AGNs and embedded young massive star clusters (YMCs) 10/9/2007 - 14/9/2007 Seminar
Angelo Cassatella An algorithm for accurate determination of interstellar reddening 27/8/2007 - 9/7/2007  
Rosemary Willatt The X-ray binary of the Wolf-Rayet binary system V444 Cygni 23/7/2007 - 27/7/2007  
Daniel Rosa-Gonzalez AGN & star formation connection 25/6/2007 - 6/7/2007 Paper (2009, MNRAS, 399, 487)
Gabriele Ponti Variability of the Sy1 galaxy Mkn 335 21/5/2007 - 1/6/2007  
Cynthia Gomez Martin Brown dwarfs in NGC1333 26/3/2007 - 6/4/2007  
Stefano Bianchi An XMM-Newton catalog of radio-quiet AGN 19/3/2007 - 23/3/2007 Paper (A&A, 2009, 495, 421)
Elisa Costantini The variable warm absorber in Sy1 Mkn 841 12/3/2007 - 16/3/2007  

 

The following papers have also benefitted from support by the ESAC Faculty: arXiv:0902.1049, arxiv:0811.1126, arXiv:0905.0267.