ASIAA Summer Students Program
ASIAA Summer Student Program 2018
July 02 - August 31

Projects

  1. An ALMA Study of An Extremely Active Young Stellar Object: How Do Stars Grow?
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    Circumstellar disks
    Observations
    Star formation

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Hiro Takami, Agnes Kospal, Hauyu Baobab Liu, Naomi Hirano
  2. Atmospheric escape from exoplanets around M dwarfs
    Keywords:
    CFHT
    Computational Astrophysics
    Exoplanet
    Theoretical Astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Pin-Gao Gu, Chien-Chang Yen
  3. Baby stars "boohoo" in SO
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    Observation
    Radio Astronomy
    Star Formation

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Yusuke Aso, Naomi Hirano
  4. Characterising the time dependence of source intensity as measured by the JCMT
    Keywords:
    astronomical programming
    JCMT
    submillimeter astronomy

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Jonathan Marshall, Sofia Wallstrom, Peter Scicluna
  5. Classification of mid-infrared spectroscopy of NESS targets
    Keywords:
    Evolved stars
    JCMT
    Machine learning
    OIR astronomy
    Spectroscopy

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Jonty Marshall, Peter Scicluna, Ciska Kemper, Sundar Srinivasan
  6. Design and Testing of the 1.5 THz Multi-pixel Receiver Cartridge Based on HEB Mixers
    Keywords:
    ALMA-type cartridge receivers
    HEB mixers
    multi-pixel receiver cartridge
    power distributor

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Yen-Ru Huang, Ming-Jye Wang
  7. Developing a Visualization Tool for Big Astronomical Data
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    Software Development
    Visualization Tool

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Chin-Fei Lee, Mark Chiang, Kuo-Song Wang, and more ACDC members
  8. Dust and galaxy evolution
    Keywords:
    Dust
    Galaxy Evolution
    Theory

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Hiroyuki Hirashita
  9. Dust dynamics in turbulent protoplanetary disks
    Keywords:
    Accretion Disks
    Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
    Computational Astrophysics
    Dust Dynamics
    Hydrodynamic Instabilities
    Planet Formation
    Protoplanetary Disks
    Theoretical Astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Min-Kai Lin, Pin-Gao Gu
  10. Magnetic Fields and Gas Dynamics in the Infrared Dark Cloud G14

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Patrick Koch
  11. Molecular complexity at the heart of starburst seen by ALMA
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    astrochemistry
    extragalactic
    Observation
    Radio astronomy

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Nanase Harada, Kazushi Sakamoto
  12. Multi-Scale and Multi-Physics Hydro Simulations I. The First Cosmic Explosions
    Keywords:
    Computational Astrophysics
    Cosmology
    High Energy Astrophysics
    Theoretical Astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Ken Chen
  13. Multi-Scale and Multi-Physics Hydro Simulations II. The Early Universe
    Keywords:
    Computational Astrophysics
    Cosmology
    Early Universe
    Theoretical Astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Ken Chen
  14. New challenges and opportunities for ultrathin novel NbN superconducting film
    Keywords:
    Hot-Electron Bolometer Mixer
    Magnetron sputtering
    Niobium Nitride
    superconductive materials

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Hsiao-Wen Chang, Ming-Jye Wang
  15. Observing Strategy for TAOS II
    Keywords:
    Kuiper Belt Objects
    observing strategy simulation
    TAOS

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Matthew Lehner, Shiang-Yu Wang
  16. Plutino colours: A matter of size?
    Keywords:
    Optical Observation
    Solar System
    surface
    Trans-Neptunian Objects

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Mike Alexandersen, Rosemary Pike
  17. Search for Distant Galaxies with ALMA
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    gamma-ray bursts
    high-redshift galaxies
    radio observation

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Wei-Hao Wang
  18. Secular Gravitational Instability in Protoplanetary Disks
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    hydrodynamics
    protoplanetary disks
    Theoretical Astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Ruobing Dong, Min-Kai Lin
  19. Shape and rotation of Trans-Neptunian Objects
    Keywords:
    Optical Observation
    Solar System
    surface
    Trans-Neptunian Objects

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Mike Alexandersen, Rosemary Pike
  20. Tracing the gas mass-loss history of evolved Sun-like stars
    Keywords:
    Evolved Stars
    JCMT
    Mass Loss

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Jonathan Marshall, Thavisha Dharmawardena, Peter Scicluna, Sundar Srinivasan, Sofia Wallstrom, Ciska Kemper
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