SFIR: Star Formation/ISM Rendezvous

Regular time and place: 13:40 - 14:40 on Wednesdays in the Peyton Hall Dome room (201)

Members: Bruce Draine, Munan Gong, Brandon Hensley, Cole Holcomb, Wenhua Ju, Jill Knapp, Chang-Goo Kim, Taysun Kimm, Matt Kunz, Eve Ostriker, Cristobal Petrovich, Kwang-Il Seon, Ji-Ming Shi, Aaron Skinner, Melinda Soares-Furtado, Jim Stone, Kengo Tomida, Stephanie Tonnesen, Scott Tremaine, Miguel de Val-Borro, Zhaohuan Zhu

If you are interested, please contact Kengo Tomida (tomida__AT__astro.princeton.edu).

Schedule & History

DateSpeakerTitle
Sep 24 First Meeting
Oct 1Zhaohuan ZhuAudard et al: Episodic Accretion in Young Stars
Wenhua JuTurner et al: Transport and Accretion in Planet-Forming Disks
Oct 8Ji-Ming ShiTurbulence and tidal torques in accretion disks
Oct 15Kohei Inayoshi (Columbia University)Formation of supermassive black hole seeds in first galaxies
Oct 22Kwang-Il SeonDust Mass Discrepancy in Edge-on Galaxies and Radiative Transfer in Turbulent Media
Oct 29Shaye Storm (The University of Maryland)Formation of Dense Filaments and Cores in Nearby Molecular Clouds
Nov 5Jeong-Gyu Kim (Seoul National University)Instability of Magnetized Ionization Fronts Surrounding H II Regions
Nov 12Elad Steinberg (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)Should We Move to Moving Mesh?
Nov 19Taysun KimmEscape of LyC photons from dwarf galaxies during reionization
Dec 3Zhaohuan ZhuSignatures of Young Planets in Protoplanetary Disks
Dec 10

Past

2013 Summer

DateSpeakerTitle
May 9First Meeting
May 23Matt KunzMagnetic self-organization in Hall-dominated Magnetorotational Turbulence
June 6Zhaohuan ZhuHow the presence of planets affects dust particle distributions in protoplanetary disks? (room 33)

2013 Fall

DateSpeakerTitle
Sep 18Jonathan Tan (University of Florida)Four Predictions of Massive Star Formation Theory
Paola Caselli (University of Leeds)Deuterium fractionation and the earliest stages of star formation
Sep 26Kengo TomidaEffects of Microphysics in Protostellar Collapse
Oct 3Chang-Goo KimSynthetic HI 21cm line observations from galactic disk simulations
Oct 10Aaron SkinnerAn efficient method for radiation hydrodynamics in models of feedback-regulated star-formation
Oct 17(General Discussions)Bate et al. 2013
Oct 24Yuri Fujii (Nagoya University)On the Formation and Evolution of Gaseous Disks around Newly-Formed Giant Planets
Oct 31Ho Seong Hwang (Smithsonian Astronomical Observatory)Dust Properties of Local Dust-Obscured Galaxies
Nov 14Naoki Yoshida (University of Tokyo, Kavli IPMU)Low-mass stars, massive blackholes, and luminous supernovae in the early universe
Nov 21Bo Zhao (University of Virginia)Protobinary Evolution Driven by Magnetic Braking
Nov 28(Thanksgiving recess)
Dec 12Che-Yu Chen (University of Maryland)Formation of Magnetized Prestellar Cores with Ambipolar Diffusion and Turbulence
Feb 20Akimasa Kataoka (GUAS / NAOJ)Planetesimal formation via fluffy aggregates
Feb 27Eve OstrikerDobbs et al: Formation of Molecular Clouds and Global Conditions for Star Formation
Aaron SkinnerPadoan et al: The Star Formation Rate of Molecular Clouds
Mar 6Sanemichi Takahashi (Kyoto / Nagoya)Ring structure formation in protoplanetary disks due to the two-fluid secular gravitational instability: An indicator of dust concentration
Mar 13Chan-Goo KimKrumholz et al: Star Cluster Formation and Feedback
Sudhir RaskuttiLongmore et al: The Formation and Early Evolution of Young Massive Clusters
Mar 27Munan GongOffner et al: The Origin and Universality of the Stellar Initial Mass Function
Kengo TomidaZ. Li et al: The Earliest Stages of Star and Planet Formation: Core Collapse, and the Formation of Disks and Outflows
Apr 10Yichen Zhang (Yale University)Massive Star Formation: Radiation Transfer Simulation Meets Observation
Apr 24Pavel Kroupa
(Helmholtz-Institut fuer Strahlen und Kernphysik)
The stellar IMF and the earliest phase of the assembly of the Milky Way