Wednesday, March 22, 2023 — 11:30 AM EDT
Marta Reina-Campos is a CITA National Fellow at McMaster University working on connecting star clusters to galaxies with Dr. Sills. Previously, she completed her PhD in 2020 in Dr. Kruijssen’s group at Heidelberg University.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 — 11:30 AM EDT
Yashar Akrami is an Assistant Research Professor (Ramón y Cajal Fellow) of Theoretical Physics (Cosmology) at the Institute for Theoretical Physics (IFT) UAM-CSIC in Madrid, Spain. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physics at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 — 11:30 AM EDT
Leo Alcorn is a postdoctoral fellow at the David A Dunlap Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Her research focuses on the properties of galaxies in galaxy clusters and how dense environments such as galaxy clusters and proto-clusters affect galaxy evolution. In her free time, she is an amateur ballet dancer and writes short horror fiction.
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 — 11:30 AM EDT
Marta Bryan received a BA in astrophysics from Harvard in 2012 and a PhD in astrophysics from Caltech in 2018. She then held a 51 Pegasi b postdoctoral fellowship followed by a NASA Hubble Fellowship Program Sagan fellowship at UC Berkeley. Since January 2023, she has been an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 — 11:30 AM EDT
Dr. Sarah Rugheimer is an astrophysicist and the Allan I Carswell Chair at York University in Toronto. She works on how to detect life on an exoplanet by looking for atmospheric biosignatures. Her research interests are modelling the atmosphere and climate of extrasolar planets with a particular focus on atmospheric biosignatures in Earth-like planets as well as modelling early Earth conditions.