CCA Colloquium

Spring 2021 Schedule

DateSpeakerTitle
January 22, 2021Sarbani BasuThe Sun in Time and Other Mysteries
January 29, 2021Mike Blanton
February 5, 2021Nick Battaglia
February 12, 2021Andrei Beloborodov
February 26, 2021Lam Hui
March 12, 2021Barry McKernan
March 19, 2021David Schwab
April 2, 2021Laura Newburgh
April 16, 2021Jeremy Tinker
April 23, 2021Rachel Bean
May 21, 2021Karin Öberg
May 28, 2021Gela Nita


Past CCA Colloquium Schedules

  • Fall 2020 plus--large
    DateSpeakerTitle
    September 18, 2020Marilena LoverdeMining The Cosmic Web
    September 25, 2020Stephon Alexander The Story of a Halo: Chern-Simons Theory, Cosmic Inflation and Dark Genesis
    October 9, 2020Johanna VosThe Story of a Halo: Chern-Simons Theory, Cosmic Inflation and Dark Genesis
    October 16, 2020Saavik FordAGN disks have things in them--and those things are important
    October 23, 2020Matias ZaldarriagaModeling the clustering of matter on large scales: progress and recent results
    October 30, 2020Sarah MillhollandTidal Sculpting of Short-Period Exoplanets
    November 6, 2020Andrei GruzinovNon-Gibbs Statistical Equilibrium of Star Clusters
    November 20, 2020Yacine Ali-HamoudInsights into searches for the nanohertz gravitational-wave background with a Fisher analysis
    December 11, 2020Racheal RoettenbacherMaking Use of Imaged Spotted Stellar Surfaces
    December 18, 2020Frans PretoriusNon-linear Black Hole Ringdown
  • Spring 2020 plus--large
    DateSpeakerTitle
    January 31, 2020Gwen EadieAstrostatistics in the Era of Large Surveys: from the Milky Way to individual stars
    February 7, 2020Saurabh JhaWhite Dwarf Supernovae: Astrophysics and Cosmology
    February 21, 2020Matteo VielHydrogen as a Cosmological Probe
    March 13, 2020Mary Putman
    March 20, 2020Dan Huber
    March 27, 2020Bruce Draine
    April 3, 2020Risa Wechsler
    April 17, 2020Joel Primack
    April 24, 2020Samaya Nissanke
    May 1, 2020Jen van Saders
    May 8, 2020Janna Levin
    May 29, 2020Charlie Conroy
  • Fall 2019 plus--large
    DateSpeakerTitle
    September 27, 2019Anthony PullenIntensity Mapping to probe the Interstellar Medium
    October 11, 2019Zoltain HiamFormation and Growth of Massive Black Holes
    October 18, 2019Jenny GreeneDwarf Galaxies and Their Black Holes
    October 25, 2019Maryam ModjazStellar Forensics with the most powerful explosions in the Universe
    November 8, 2019Jess WerkThe Circumgalactic Medium
    November 15, 2019Rosalba PernaMergers of Compact-Objects In the Gravitational Wave Era
    December 13, 2019Volker SpringelHydrodynamical galaxy formation simulations: Current results and future prospects
    December 20, 2019Beth WillmanTBD
  • Spring 2019plus--large
    DateSpeakerTitle
    January 25, 2019Doug KotheDelivering on the Exascale Computing Project Mission for the U.S. Department of Energy
    February 1, 2019Andrew MacFadyenGas dynamics and electromagnetic signatures of gravitational wave sources
    February 8, 2019Max GaspariRaining on Galaxies and Black Holes: Unifying the Micro and Macro Properties of AGN Feeding and Feedback
    February 15, 2019Sarah BallardLifetimes of Planetary Systems around Small Stars
    February 22, 2019Reinhard GenzelTesting General Relativity with Infrared Interferometry in the Center of the Milky Way
    March 8, 2019Josh PeekKinetic Tomography, Spiral Structure, and the Perseus Illusion
    March 15, 2019Gwen RudieThe Circumgalactic Medium of Star-Forming Galaxies at 2
    March 22, 2019Rachael BeatonEngineering the Measurement of the Hubble Constant
    March 29, 2019David KippingExomoons and other strange transit signals
    April 5, 2019Lorenzo SironiFast and furious: magnetic reconnection in relativistic jets and black hole corona
    April 12, 2019Michele CappellariStudying galaxy evolution with integral-field spectroscopy
    April 26, 2019Kathryn JohnstonTBD
    May 10, 2019John WiseThe First Stars, Black Holes, and Galaxies in the Universe
    May 17, 2019Mark KrumholzStar formation, turbulence, transport, and feedback: towards a unified model for the dynamical state of galactic discs
    May 31, 2019Sara EllisonGalaxy mergers in the nearby Universe
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