ASIAA Summer Students Program
ASIAA Summer Student Program 2017
July 03 - August 31

Projects

  1. "Cosmic Butterflies" in the dark
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    Observations
    SMA
    Star Formation

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Naomi Hirano & Tien-Hao Hsieh
  2. A systematic study of planetary nebulae
    Keywords:
    Data analysis
    Evolved stars
    Mass loss
    OIR astronomy
    Spectroscopy

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Peter Scicluna, Ciska Kemper, Sundar Srinivasan, Roger Wesson (UCL)
  3. AGN Host Galaxies in Large Surveys
    Keywords:
    AGNs
    CFHT
    Galaxies
    HSC
    JCMT
    Multi-wavelength Astronomy
    Observation
    OIR Astronomy

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Yu-Yen Chang
  4. An Ultraviolet Study of Galaxy Populations in X-ray Selected Groups
    Keywords:
    CFHT
    Cosmology
    Galaxies
    Galaxy clusters
    Large-scale Structure
    Multi-wavelength Astronomy
    Observation
    OIR Astronomy
    X-ray

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: I-Non Chiu
  5. Computational astrophysics methods and applications to disks around young stellar objects
    Keywords:
    code development
    computational astrophysics
    Numerical Astrophysics
    numerical methods
    star and planet formation

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Ruben Krasnopolsky, Chien-Chang Yen, Yao-Huan Tseng, Chun-Fan Liu, Hsien Shang
  6. Dust and galaxy evolution: effects of radiation pressure
    Keywords:
    dust
    galaxy evolution
    theory

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Hiroyuki Hirashita, Kuan-Chou Hou, Min-Kai Lin
  7. Dust dynamics in protoplanetary disks
    Keywords:
    Analytical Theory
    Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
    Computational Astrophysics
    Dust
    Numerical Simulations
    Planet Formation
    Protoplanetary Disks
    Theoretical Astrophysics
    TIARA

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Min-Kai Lin, Pin-Gao Gu
  8. Dust production in Evolved Sun-like Stars
    Keywords:
    Asymptotic giant branch stars
    Carbon stars
    Data analysis
    Dust
    Evolved stars
    Extragalactic
    Mass loss
    Multi-wavelength astronomy
    OIR astronomy
    Radiative transfer

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Sundar Srinivasan, Ciska Kemper, Gregory Sloan (STScI/UNC), Kathleen Kraemer (Boston College)
  9. Enhancing the Detection Rate of H2O Megamasers using Infrared Properties of AGN Host Galaxies
    Keywords:
    AGN host galaxies
    H2O Megamasers

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Cheng-Yu Kuo (NSYSU), Yu-Yen Chang
  10. Faint Submillimeter Galaxies and their Contribution to the Cosmic Infrared Background
    Keywords:
    cosmic infrared background
    data analysis
    JCMT
    submillimeter galaxies
    submillimeter observation

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Wei-Hao Wang
  11. Gas and Dust in Carbon Stars
    Keywords:
    Asymptotic giant branch stars
    Carbon stars
    Data analysis
    Dust
    Evolved stars
    Extragalactic
    Gas
    Mass loss
    Multi-wavelength astronomy
    OIR astronomy
    Radiative transfer

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Sundar Srinivasan, Peter Scicluna, Jan Cami (UWO), Ciska Kemper
  12. Lightcurve plotting and analysis for OSSOS detected TNOs
    Keywords:
    CFHT
    OSSOS
    rotation
    TNOs

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Mike Alexandersen, Shiang-Yu Wang
  13. Mapping AGN Extended Emission Line Regions with Broadband Optical Images
    Keywords:
    black hole
    data analysis
    galaxies
    HSC
    Observation
    optical
    SDSS

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Ai-Lei Sun
  14. Multi-wavelength approach of black hole astrophysics
    Keywords:
    Theoretical Astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Kouichi Hirotani
  15. Performance Testing of Cartridge-type Multi-pixel Receiver at 1.5 THz Based on HEB Mixers
    Keywords:
    ALMA-type cartridge receivers
    HEB mixers
    multi-pixel receiver cartridge

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Yen-Ru Huang, Ming-Jye Wang
  16. Planet formation in circumstellar disks?
    Keywords:
    ALMA

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Ya-Wen Tang
  17. Probing Molecular Gas Accretion in Star Formation Regions with ALMA
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    Observation
    Radio Astronomy

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Dr. Sheng-Yuan Liu, Dr. Yu-Nung Su, Dr. Kuo-Song Wang
  18. The developement of CW Leo stellar wind
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    evolved stars
    mass-loss

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Hyosun Kim, Youichi Ohyama