JAO Science Team
Science Interests: Galaxy formation and evolution across cosmic time, massive high-redshift galaxies, stellar properties, molecular gas, and dust.
Technical Interests: Multiwavelength observations, (sub)-mm single-dish and interferometry observations, machine and deep learning techniques.
NAOJ Associate Professoryoshiharu.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Science archive content email@example.com
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 Archive Content Managerchinshin.firstname.lastname@example.org
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: 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 (more…)
Program Management Group Managerjuan.email@example.com
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: 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 Archive Content Managerharold.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
José Gallardo Narbona
Science Archive Content Managerjose.email@example.com
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.
Jorge F. García Yus
Science Archive Content Managerjorge.firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Managerlaura.email@example.com
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 interests: Understanding the build-up of stellar mass across cosmic time; Cold neutral (molecular/atomic) and ionized interstellar medium of high-redshift (z >1) galaxies; Strongly lensed, high-redshift galaxies; Progenitor galaxy cluster environments in the early Universe; Disentangling the physical processes of galaxies with co-evolving AGN and star-formation activity
Technical Interests: Radio / (sub)mm / IR spectroscopy and (more…)
Science Interests: Spectroscopic observations of molecular clouds, statistical census of star formation in galactic disks, galactic dynamics
Technical interests: Single-dish and interferometric observation at mm and sub-mm wavelengths. Software development of the telescope control software.
Head of the Department of Science Operationselizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Liz Humphreys joined the ALMA project in September 2009 as an astronomer in the European ALMA Regional Centre (ARC).
She was appointed Deputy Head of the ARC Department in 2016. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Bristol, UK, and performed postdocs at Onsala Space Observatory in Sweden and at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, before joining the European Southern Observatory (ESO) (more…)
Science Interests: molecular gas accretion and star formation near the supermassive black hole in the Galactic Center (the circumnuclear disk/ring), structure and evolution of molecular gas inflow and outflow in galaxies, magnetic fields in galaxies.
Technical interests: mm/submm interferometry and aperture synthesis, single-dish observations, wide-field interferometric and single-dish imaging, mm/submm polarization, and (more…)
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 Interests: Multiwavelength studies of low- and high- mass star forming environments to trace their dynamics, chemistry and evolution, close binaries, dense cores, massive stellar evolution,
Technical interests: Far (mm) and near IR interferometry, (sub)-mm mapping, optical spectroscopy.
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: 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.
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…)
Operations Performance Group Managersergio.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: Galaxy and super-massive black-hole co-evolution; gas content and dynamics; galaxy growth mechanisms; IR-selected AGN; distant sub-millimeter/radio-selected galaxies.
Technical Interests: IR to radio; interferometry; VLBI observations with phased ALMA; data calibration; statistics.
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: Astrobiology, Planetary Sciences, Planetary Atmospheres, Planetary Habitability, Exoplanet’s and Solar System planet’s climatology, Dust storm prediction on Mars, Atmospheric Dynamics, Climate Change, Climate at High Obliquity.
Technical interests: General Circulation Models, Weather Forecasting, Photometry, Spectroscopy IR/Radio. Programming (Python, Bash), Machine Learning.
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 Operations Astronomerdavid.email@example.com
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.
Alejandro Santamaria Miranda
Science Interest: Star formation at the low mass end: brown dwarfs and very low mass stars from pre-stellar core to Class II sources. Jets and molecular outflows. Accretion in protoplanetary disks.
Technical Interest: Sub-mm interferometry, optical and infrared spectroscopy.
Front-End Technical Leadgiorgio.firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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.
Liza Videla Altieri
Science Archive Content Managerliza.email@example.com
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 interests: Star formation, Herbig Ae/Be stars, T Tauri stars, pre-main sequence accretion, open clusters and Galactic structure, protoplanetary and debris disks, planet formation, variable stars, emission-line stars, Be stars.
Technical interests: UV to mid-IR observations, astrometry, Gaia, machine learning, statistics, big data and large-scale surveys, mm/sub-mm interferometry, optical and infrared spectroscopy.