ASIAA Summer Students Program
ASIAA Summer Student Program 2021
July 1 - August 31

Projects

  1. A search for exocomets in TESS time-series data
    Keywords:
    Data science
    Exocomets
    Modelling
    Signal analysis

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Jonathan Marshall, Michihiro Takami, Alex Teachey, Sascha Zeegers, Ciska Kemper
  2. Chaos in Interstellar Shocks
    Keywords:
    Numerical Astrophysics
    Star Forming Regions
    Theoretical Astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Pin-Gao Gu
  3. Comparing laboratory-measured material opacity to interstellar dust models
    Keywords:
    Dust
    Modelling
    Submillimeter

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Lapo Fanciullo, Sascha Zeegers
  4. Computational Methods, Benchmarking and Code Development for Astrophysical Fluids
    This project can be carried out remotely.

    Keywords:
    CHARMS
    CompAS
    Computational fluid dynamics
    Numerical Methods

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Hsien Shang
  5. Constraints on debris dust composition from imaging and emission.
    Keywords:
    Circumstellar discs
    Modelling
    Multi-wavelength Astronomy

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Jonathan Marshall, Sascha Zeegers, Lapo Fanciullo
  6. Cosmic distribution of far-infrared luminous galaxies
    This project can be carried out remotely.

    Keywords:
    Galaxy Evolution
    Observation
    Submillimeter

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Wei-Hao Wang, Zhen-Kai Gao
  7. Developing Numerical Tools for Star Forming Processes
    Keywords:
    CHARMS
    Code development
    Computational Astrophysics
    Numerical Methods
    Star Formation

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Hsien Shang
  8. Dust radiative transfer in protoplanetary disks
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    CHARMS

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Hauyu Baboab Liu, Hsien Shang
  9. Early grain growth for planet formation in protostellar disk
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    Protostellar disk
    Radio Astronomy
    Star and Planet formation

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Chin-Fei Lee
  10. Exploring dynamics and thermodynamic properties of diffuse X-ray emitting gas in galaxy clusters
    Keywords:
    Cosmology
    Data analysis
    Galaxy clusters
    Intracluster medium
    The Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect
    X-ray observations

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Shutaro Ueda, Keiichi Umetsu
  11. Formation of star cluster in the filamentary structure
    This project can be carried out remotely.

    Keywords:
    Formation of star cluster
    Multi-wavelength Astronomy
    Observation
    Radio Astronomy

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Somnath Dutta, Chin-Fei Lee
  12. Growing in dual - the co-evolution of two massive galaxy populations at high redshifts
    This project can be carried out remotely.

    Keywords:
    Galaxy evolution
    photometry
    Python
    SCUBA-2
    Submillimeter astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Chian-Chou Chen (TC), Zhen-Kai Gao
  13. Growing in dual II - the spatial connections between dusty and radio galaxies at high redshifts
    Keywords:
    Galaxy evolution
    photometry
    Python
    SCUBA-2
    Submillimeter astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Chian-Chou Chen (TC), Zhen-Kai Gao
  14. How to build the Solar System?
    Keywords:
    Experimental astrophysics
    Meteorites
    Planet formation
    Planetary science

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Hsien Shang, Der-Chuen Lee, Daniel Harsono, Ming-Jye Wang
  15. Identifying Temperate Planet Candidates in the TESS Continuous Viewing Zone
    Keywords:
    data analysis
    detection
    exomoons
    exoplanets
    light curves
    TESS

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Alex Teachey
  16. Multi-Scale and Multi-Physics Cosmological Simulations II. formation of the first galaxies
    Keywords:
    Computational Astrophysics
    Cosmology
    The Early Universe
    Theoretical Astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Ken Chen
  17. Multi-Scale and Multi-Physics Hydro Simulations I. the first supernovae and the origins of heavy elements
    Keywords:
    Computational Astrophysics
    Cosmology
    High Energy Astrophysics
    Theoretical Astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Ken Chen
  18. Occultations of stars by debris discs
    Keywords:
    Debris discs
    Modelling
    occultations
    Planetary Astrophysics
    Stellar Astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Sascha Zeegers, Jonathan Marshall, Matthew Kenworthy, Ciska Kemper, Lapo Fanciullo, Alfonso Trejo-Cruz, Gilles Otten
  19. Origin of circum-galactic and intergalactic dust
    Keywords:
    Dust
    Galaxy evolution
    Theoretical model

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Hiroyuki Hirashita
  20. Physical conditions in dense cores forming binary stars or multiple systems
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    Binary and multiple systems
    Magnetic field
    Radio observation
    Star formation
    Turbulence

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Hsi-Wei Yen
  21. Playing with Radiative Transfer
    Keywords:
    Numerical
    Observational
    Radio Astronomy

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Sheng-Yuan Liu, Naomi Hirano
  22. Searching for super-clusters using the Hyper Suprime-Cam Survey data
    This project can be carried out remotely.

    Keywords:
    cosmology
    galaxy clusters
    galaxy evolution
    Hyper Suprime-Cam Survey
    Observation

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Yen-Ting Lin
  23. The nature of low-velocity winds from young stars with protoplanetary disks
    This project can be carried out remotely.

    Keywords:
    Observation
    OIR Astronomy
    Star and Planet Formation

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Hiro Takami, Jennifer Karr
  24. Unveiling the coevality of embedded protostar multiplets from multiscale observations (ALMA) and molecular signatures
    Keywords:
    ALMA
    coevality
    Millimeter(sub) observations
    molecular tracers
    stellar multiplets,

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Dipen sahu, Sheng-Yuan Liu
  25. Unveiling the cold gas distribution in the local universe
    This project can be carried out remotely.

    Keywords:
    Galaxy evolution
    theoretical astrophysics

    Task Description and Goals
    supervisors: Ryu Makiya
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