Scientific interests: protoplanetary disks evolution, dust grain growth, planet formation, debris disks, exoplanets.
Technical interests: (sub)mm interferometry, multi-wavelength observations, statistics, machine learning, Python.
Science Interests: Protoplanetary and debris disks, evolution of circumstellar gas and dust evolution in environments of planet formation, near-IR polarimetry, multiwavelength surveys of the Galactic plane, radio continuum of Herbig Ae/Be stars.
Technical interests: ALMA commissioning, astrometry, ALMA antennas, solar observations, mm/submm interferometry, image synthesis.
Data Management Group Managerbvilavil@alma.cl
Science Interests: Nuclear activity in galaxies, lenticular and elliptical galaxies, molecular and atomic gas properties along the Hubble Sequence, Milky Way structure.
Technical interests: mm/submm. interferometry, calibration.
Science Interests: Protostellar disks, debris disks, planet formation, protostellar outflows, Galactic Centre, line & continuum radiative transfer models.
Technical interests: Correlators & frontend receivers, ir & submm spectroscopy, interferometry.
Science Interests: Star formation at low metallicity, molecular gas, molecular clouds and clumps.
Technical interests: mm/submm astronomy. Single dish and interferometry observations, data reduction and analysis. Bolometers and heterodyne receivers.
Science interests: Star formation, polarization, magnetic fields, protoplanetary disks, synthetic observations of MHD simulations.
Technical interests: cm/mm/submm interferometry, radio instrumentation, polarization calibration, high-dynamic-range imaging.
Science Interests: star formation, galaxy formation and evolution, dusty star-forming galaxies at high-redshift, molecular gas and dust.
Technical interests: cm/mm/submm single-dish and interferometry observations, imaging and spectroscopy, calibration.
Science Archive Content Managercschang@alma.cl
Science Interests: Galaxies and supermassive black holes, jets and outflows. Active Galactic Nuclei studies using Very Long Baseline Interferometry, in particular the VLBI kinematics and the multi-wavelength studies (radio/optical/X-ray/gamma-ray) on AGN inner-jet. M87 jet dynamics.
Technical interests: VLBI wide-fied (more…)
Science Interests: Star Formation, Giant Molecular Clouds, and gas and dust in the ISM.
Technical interests: Continuum and Spectral observations in mm/sub-mm single dish and interferometric telescopes. Verification and optimisation of single dish and interferometric arrays.
Science Interests: The early stages of high-mass star and stellar cluster formation, the environmental dependence of star formation, the Central Molecular Zone.
Technical interests: sub-mm astronomy, interferometry, single-dish combination, imaging and calibration.
Science Interests: Different phases of the interstellar medium and the process of star formation at different size scales in nearby galaxies and the Milky Way.
Technical interests: Radio astronomy, interferometry at cm/mm wavelengths, and techniques to combine single dish images with interferometric data.
Science Interests: Astrometry, tests of General Relativity, VLBI especially from space, evolution of binary stellar systems, evolution of AGN and star-forming galaxies and cosmology.
Technical interests: Interferometric analysis and software, high dynamic range imaging, micro-arcsecond astrometric precision, polarization interferometry.
Head of the Department of Science Operations
Dr. Liz Humphreys joined the ALMA project in September 2009 as an astronomer in the European (more…)
Science Interests: Star formation, structure and evolution of protoplanetary disks, protoplanetary disk dispersal, radio jets, dust grain growth and evolution, planet formation.
Technical interests: Radio astronomy, submm/mm/cm interferometry, imaging, statistics.
Deputy of Data Management Groupevillard@alma.cl
Science Interests: Planetary atmospheres, exoplanets.
Technical interests: mm/submm. interferometry, calibrators, astrometry.
Scientific Interests: Observational cosmology, large-scale structure of the Universe, galaxy clusters, galaxy evolution in clusters, cosmic microwave background, Sunyaev-Zel’dovich effect observations, quasars.
Technical Interest: Mm/submm interferometry, single-dish mm/submm astronomy, optical imaging and spectroscopy, (more…)
Front-End Technical Leadgsiringo@alma.cl
Science Interests: magnetic field and star formation, galactic magnetic field, AGN variability, anisotropies and polarization of the Cosmic Background Radiation
Technical interests: mm/submm detectors, single-dish, interferometry and polarization, imaging, data reduction
Science Archive Content Managerhfrancke@alma.cl
Science Interests: Galaxy formation and evolution, especially at high redshift, and its relation to active galactic nuclei. Cosmology and large scale structure.
Technical interests: Optical and NIR imaging and spectroscopy data processing. Radio, mm and sub-mm interferometry and aperture synthesis. Multiwavelength datasets analysis.
Science Interests: Diffuse light and evolution in galaxy clusters. Bulge and Galactic plane studies in near-infrared. Extrasolar planetary transits.
Technical interests: mm/submm interferometry and aperture synthesis. Optical and near-infrared data reduction techniques. Virtual Observatory publishing and data mining.
Science Interests: Circumstellar disks, debris disks, structure of molecular clouds, and star formation.
Technical interests: mm/submm. interferometry, single-dish mm/submm astronomy, statistics
Science Archive Content Managerjgarcia@alma.cl
Science Interests: Galactic structure, star formation, solar system and exoplanets.
Technical interests: Optical/IR/MIR imaging and photometry. Multi wavelength surveys, catalog and databases. Ground telescope observations. Ultimately VO interoperability.
Science Archive Content Managerjagallar@alma.cl
Science Interests: Evolutionary models of low mass stars, brown dwarfs and extrasolar planets. Atmospheric models of young stellar and sub-stellar objects. Intermediate and high mass star formation. Proto-stellar outflows, proto-stellar and debris disks. Binary stellar systems.
Technical interests: Optical/infrared imaging, photometry, spectroscopy; sub-mm/mm/radio interferometry.
Science Interests: Star formation, proto-planetary disks, binary stellar systems, extrasolar planets.
Technical interests: Optical/Infrared imaging, photometry, spectroscopy; sub-mm/mm/radio interferometry
Science Interests: Interacting and merging Galaxies, lenticular and elliptical galaxies, galaxy formation, galaxy evolution along z, high-z submillimeter galaxies, galaxy stellar and gas dynamics.
Technical interests: mm/submm. interferometry, Integral Field spectroscopy, single-dish mm/submm astronomy.
Science Interests: Bayesian methods, inverse problems in Astronomy
Technical interests: mm/sub-mm astronomy. Antenna/array verification, maintenance and calibration. Data manipulation and visualization. Data reduction. Web development.
Science Archive Content Managerlgomez@alma.cl
Science Interests: Star formation at early evolutionary stages, fragmentation and structure of molecular clouds, proper motions of radio sources.
Technical interests: cm/mm/submm interferometry, cm/mm/submm single dish techniques (bolometer and heterodyne), mosaicking with interferometer, combining interferometry and single dish data.
Science Archive Content Managerlvidela@alma.cl
Science Interests: Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN), Seyfert galaxies, central engine of AGN, massive black holes at galactic centers, Ultra Luminous Infrared Galaxies (ULIRGs), starburst galaxies, galaxy evolution.
Technical interests: Data reduction, astronomical databases, Virtual Observatory, interferometric techniques, imaging and spectroscopy in infrared and radio
Science archive content firstname.lastname@example.org
Scientific interests: circumstellar envelopes in intermediate- and high-mass stars, AGB and post-AGB stars, molecular outflows, radio continuum properties of Planetary nebulae, LBV nebulae.
Technical interests: ground- and space-based mid-IR imaging and spectrometry, interferometry from the cm to the sub-mm range, single-dish techniques.
Science interests: Multi-wavelength studies of groups and clusters of galaxies, AGN feedback, brightest cluster/group galaxies.
Technical interests: high-dynamical-range low radio frequency imaging, X-ray data reduction and analysis, optical imaging Fourier transform spectroscopy.
Science Interests: Dusty disc in white dwarfs, interacting binaries, and evolverd stars. Brown dwarfs, exoplanets, planetary system formation/evolution, and protoplanetary disks. Stellar populations in the Milky Way, and Milky Way structure. Astrometry.
Technical interests: Sub mm/radio interferometry, and single dish data reduction and (more…)
Science Interests: Star formation, magnetic fields, formation of molecular clouds, interacting and merging galaxies, galaxy formation, galaxy evolution, high-z submillimeter galaxies.
Technical interests: mm/submm. interferometry, single-dish mm/submm astronomy, parallel and distributed computing.
Science Interests: Luminous Infrared galaxies, Active Galactic Nuclei, starburst galaxies, interstellar medium, multi-wavelength characterization.
Technical interests: cm/mm interferometry and single-dish, VLBI technique, high-resolution near-IR imaging.
Science Interests: Observational cosmology, cosmic microwave background, clusters of galaxies, Sunyaev-Zel’dovich observations, radio- and sub-mm galaxies.
Technical interests: cm-submm interferometry and single dish, bolometer arrays, imaging techniques and simulations.
Science Operations Astronomerstakahas@alma.cl
Science Interests: Star formation at early evolutionary stages, fragmentation properties of filamentary molecular clouds.
Technical interests: mm/submm. interferometry, wide-field interferometric imaging.
System Verification Scientistskameno@alma.cl
Science Interests: Formation and fueling of active galactic nuclei, optimization of radio astronomy system such as interferometry, spectroscopy, and polarimetry.
Science Operations Astronomersergio.email@example.com
Science Interests: Astrochemistry and molecular spectroscopy. Evolution of active galaxies. Starburst, AGN and ULIRG environments. Galactic Center.
Technical interests: mm and submm single dish and interferometric observations and calibration.
Science Interests: Effects of the environment on stellar systems, globular clusters, dynamics of the molecular gas in galaxies, ISM content of radio galaxies, barred and isolated galaxies.
Technical interests: mm/submm, interferometry and single dish, wide field telescopes, numerical simulations.
Science Interests: Debris disks, proto-stellar disks, proto-stellar environments, high-mass star formation, dynamics and feedback in nearby star-forming clouds.
Technical interests: mm/submm. interferometry, high fidelity imaging, mosaicking with interferometers.
Data Management Group Managertheodoros.firstname.lastname@example.org
Science Interests: Photometry and astrometry of binary stars, multi-wavelength detection of quasars and Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN), gravitational lensing.
Technical Interests: Photometry (optical, near and mid-infrared), astrometry, calibrations, space and ground-based instrumentation
Science Interests: Interstellar medium in the Galaxy and galaxies.
Technical interests: mm/submm. interferometry and single-dish antennas.
Science Interests: Active galactic nuclei, high resolution molecular emission/absorption from tori, water mega-maser emission, accretion disks, supermassive black-holes, high-redshift lines, gravitational lensing, galaxy evolution.
Technical interests: cm to mm/submm interferometry, VLBI and single dish spectroscopy. Calibration techniques and high fidelity imaging.
NAOJ associate email@example.com
Science Interests: Dynamics of gas motions around evolved stars and of massive star forming regions by observing astrophysical masers. Precise astrometry using radio interferometry with an accuracy of milli arcseconds.
Technical interests: Calibration techniques for correcting interferometer observable errors especially due to the Earth atmosphere and interferometer instruments.