Astronomy Colloquium

The Astronomy Colloquium is a highlighted event featuring a guest speaker each week during the semester. 

Upcoming Colloquium Schedule

Below is the Spring 2023 schedule; if you have any questions, please contact the speaker’s host, or the colloquium chair.

Spring 2023

Day and Time: Mondays and Thursdays at 12:30 pm 
Location: Campbell Hall, Room 131
Colloquium Chair: Wenbin Lu (Spring 2023)

Date Speaker (Institution) Title  Host
1/26

Alexander Ji

Star Formation and R-Process Timescales in an Ultrafaint Dwarf Galaxy
Wenbin Lu
1/30 Steph Sallum Toward a Census of Directly Characterized Exoplanets Courtney Dressing
2/2 Kevin Burdge Identifying and characterizing millihertz gravitational wave sources and other minute to hour timescale compact object variables with synoptic surveys​ TBD
2/6 Ilaria Caiazzo TBD TBD
2/9 Joel Leja Powered by Rainbows, Stars, and Machines: A Rapid and Inexorable AI Revolution in Galaxy Evolution TBD
2/13 Brendan Bowler TBD TBD
2/16 Andrew Chael TBD TBD


Day and Time:
Thursdays at 3:30 pm 
Location: Physics Building, Room 1
Colloquium Chair: Wenbin Lu (Spring 2023)

2/23 TBD TBD TBD
3/2 TBD TBD TBD
3/9 TBD TBD TBD
3/16 TBD TBD TBD
3/23 TBD TBD TBD
4/6 Lorenzo Sironi TBD Wenbin Lu
4/13 Brett McGuire TBD Jenny Bergner
4/20 TBD TBD TBD
4/27 Blakesley Burkhart (Rutgers University) TBD Chris McKee