ISIMA 2010: Transport Processes in Astrophysics

Student participants



Xuening Bai Name:
Xuening Bai
Afilliation:
Princeton

Project Title:
Sweet-Parker reconnection with anomalous resistivity
PhD Advisor:
Jim Stone
Research Interests:
Protoplanetary disks
CJ Donnelly Name:
Chris (CJ) Donnelly
Afilliation:
Cambridge

Project Title:
Singular tidal modes and the regularization of the tidal singularity
PhD Advisor:
Gordon Ogilvie
Research Interests:
Accretion disks
Katharina Fierlinger Name:
Katharina Fierlinger
Afilliation:
Munich

Project Title:
Driving turbulence by ionizing radiation
PhD Advisor:
Andi Burkert, Roland Diehl
Research Interests:
Stars-ISM interaction
Jeffrey Fung Name:
Jeffrey Fung
Afilliation:
Toronto

Project Title:
The orbital decay of a retrograde planet in a protoplanetary disk
PhD Advisor:
Jens Chulba, Pawel Artimowicz
Research Interests:
To be decided
Emmanuel Jacquet Name:
Emmanuel Jacquet
Afilliation:
ENS Paris

Project Title:
Radiative Rayleigh-Taylor instabilities
PhD Advisor:
S. Fromang, O. Alard
Research Interests:
Protoplanetary disks
Yusuke Kosuga Name:
Yusuke Kosuga
Afilliation:
UCSD

Project Title:
Quenching of jets in magnetised fluid
PhD Advisor:
Pat Diamond
Research Interests:
Turbulence
Nadege Lagarde Name:
Nadege Lagarde
Afilliation:
Geneva

Project Title:
Thermohaline mixing with the small Peclet number approximation
PhD Advisor:
Corinne Charbonnel
Research Interests:
Stellar evolution
Min-Kai Lin Name:
Min-Kai Lin
Afilliation:
Cambridge U.

Project Title:
Spin-down of protostars through gravitational torques
PhD Advisor:
John Papaloizou
Research Interests:
Planet Migration
Shangfei Liu Name:
Shangfei Liu
Afilliation:
Peking U.

Project Title:
Searching for radiative instabilities in massive star envelopes
PhD Advisor:
Doug Lin
Research Interests:
To be decided
Julian Mak Name:
Julian Mak
Afilliation:
Leeds U.

Project Title:
Geostrophic turbulence with a magnetic field
PhD Advisor:
David Hughes
Research Interests:
MHD turbulence
Jeremy McCaslin Name:
Jeremy McCaslin
Afilliation:
CU Boulder

Project Title:
The Sun's meridional circulation and interior magnetic field
PhD Advisor:
Mark Rast
Research Interests:
Turbulence
Farzana Meru Name:
Farzana Meru
Afilliation:
Exeter

Project Title:
Planet migration in self-gravitating disks
PhD Advisor:
Matthew Bate
Research Interests:
Planet formation
Andrew Myers Name:
Andrew Myers
Afilliation:
UC Berkeley

Project Title:
Fragmentation of metal-poor star-forming cores
PhD Advisor:
Chris McKee, Richard Klein
Research Interests:
Star Formation
Jennifer Stone Name:
Jennifer Stone
Afilliation:
Madison

Project Title:
Stoked dynamos
PhD Advisor:
Ellen Zweibel
Research Interests:
Structures in the ISM
Bhargav Vaidya Name:
Bhargav Vaidya
Afilliation:
MPI Heidelberg

Project Title:
MHD jet propagation in the case of DG Tau
PhD Advisor:
Christian Fendt
Research Interests:
Young stellar objects
Silvia Verdolini Name:
Silvia Verdolini
Afilliation:
Leiden

Project Title:
The role of radiation pressure in the dynamics of HII regions at z>1
PhD Advisor:
A. Tielens
Research Interests:
Ultracompact HII regions