Institute for Computational Astrophysics

Conference Presentations

 

Name:    Mr. Diego Castañeda
Location:    Bestars 2014 Bright Emissaries Conference, McMaster University, London, ON
Title:    “Modelling Observable Properties of Rapidly Rotating Stars”
Date Presented:   11-13 August 2014
Name:  Dr. Robert Thacker
Location:  AGN vs Star Formation, University Of Durham 
Title:  “AGN feedback models: Correlations with star formation and observational implications of time evolution” 
Date Presented:  28July–1 August 2014
Name:  Dr. Marcin Sawicki 
Location:  CASCA, Quebec City 
Title:  WISH update presentation 
Date Presented:  12 June 2014 
Name: Dr. Marcin Sawicki
Location: “Life and Death Among Galaxies at Cosmic High Noon” Aspen Winter Physics Conference, Aspen, CO
Title: “Unveiling The Formation Of Massive Galaxies”
Date Presented: 2-7 Feb 2014
Name: Dr. Marcin Sawicki
Location: WISH Science Conference, Tokyo
Title: "Canadian WISH Science Interests: from the Solar System to First Light"
Date Presented: December, 2013
Name: Robert Sorba
Location: “Deconstructing Galaxies: Structure & Morphology in the Era of Large Surveys” conference, ESO WS, Santiago, Chile
Title: “Galaxy stellar mass estimation through pixel-by-pixel SED fitting: the whole is not equal to the sum of the parts”
Date Presented: 18-22 November, 2013
Name: Robert Thacker
Location: “Mind the Gap”, Cambridge University, UK
Title: “AGN Feedback models with accretion disc time-scales”
Date Presented: 8-12 July 2013
Name: Diego Castañeda
Location: "Putting A Star into Context: Evolution, Environment, and Related Stars", Moscow, Russia
Title: Poster Presentation: "Internal Angular Momentum Distribution of the A5 III star alpha Oph"
Date Presented: 3-7 June 2013
Name: Robert Thacker
Location: Numerical Cosmology 2012 Workshop, University of Cambridge UK
Title: “A Comparative Study of AGN Feedback Models”
Date Presented: 17-20 July 2012
Name: Ian Short
Location: Cool Stars 17 conference, Barcelona, Spain
Title: Poster Presentation: "Modeling the near-UV band of GK stars: NLTE models"
Date Presented: 24-29 June 2012
Name: Chris Geroux
Location: Los Alamos Stellar Hydrodynamics Workshop, Santa Fe, NM
Title: "3D Simulations of Convection-Pulsation Interaction in RR Lyrae Stars"
Date Presented: 2-4 April 2012
Name: Robert Deupree
Location: Los Alamos Stellar Hydrodynamics Workshop, Santa Fe, NM 
Title: "Computational Methods for the Evolution and Hydrodynamics of Rotationg Stars"
Date Presented: 2-4 April 2012
Name: Chris Geroux
Location: "Impact of New Instrumentation & New Insights in Stellar Pulsations" conference, Granada, Spain
Title: “Full Amplitude Solutions of Stellar Pulsation with Convection in 2-Demension“
Date Presented: 5-9 September 2011
Name: Fernando Peña
Location: "Impact of New Instrumentation & New Insights in Stellar Pulsations" conference, Granada, Spain
Title: "Oscillation spectra and fast rotation"
Date Presented: 5-9 September 2011
Name: Liz Arcila Osejo
Location: "The Physics of Galaxy Formation" conference, Durham, UK
Title: Poster Presentation: "Passive and Star-Forming Galaxies at z~2 from the CFHT Legacy Survey"
Date Presented: 18-22 July 2011
Name: Marcin Sawicki
Location: "The Physics of Galaxy Formation" conference, Durham, UK
Title: Poster Presentation:"The masses of sub-L* UV-selected galaxies at high redshift"
Date Presented: 18-22 July 2011
Name: Ian Short
Location: Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Congress 2011, St. John's NL
Title: Poster Presentation: “CoolGrid: Modelling the atmospheres and spectra of cool stars"
Date Presented: 13-17 June 2011
Name: Mike Casey
Location: CASCA 2011, London, ON
Title: "Pre-Main-Sequence δ-Scuti Stars: Min and max frequencies"
Date Presented: 30 May-2 June 2011
Name: Marcin Sawicki
Location: CASCA 2011, London, ON
Title: "Low Mass Galaxies at Cosmic High Noon"
Date Presented: 1 June 2011
Name: Chris Geroux
Location: "Stellar Lives" Symposium, UVic, BC
Title: "Modelling radial stellar pulsation and convection in 3D"
Date Presented: 13 May 2011
Name: Mike Casey
Location: Pre-main-sequence Workshop 2011, Vienna, Austria
Title: "Pre-Main-Sequence δ-Scuti Stars: Confronting stellar models with observed frequencies"
Date Presented: 10-13 May 2011
Name: David Guenther
Location: University of Vienna, Austria
Title: "Asteroseismology of PMS stars"
Date Presented: May, 2011
Name: David Guenther
Location: Pre-main-sequence Workshop 2011, Vienna, Austria
Title: "An introduction to the asteroseismology of pre-main-sequence stars"
Date Presented: 10-13 May 2011
Name: Marcin Sawicki
Location: IAU Symposium 277, Burkina Faso, Africa
Title: “Mask of Our Ancestors: Tracing the Evolution of Galaxies”
Date Presented: December, 2010
Name: Catherine Lovekin & Robert Deupree
Location: IAU Symposium 272, Paris, France
Title: "Mass Loss in 2D Rotating Stellar Models"
Date Presented: 19-23 July 2010
Name: Michael Gruberbauer
Location: "Third Kepler Asteroseismology Workshop: 'Kepler Asteroseismology in Action'", Aarhus University, Denmark
Title: "KIC 1048346: a new roAp star and a challenge for the oblique pulsator model"
Date Presented: 14-18 June 2010
Name: Eduard Vorobyov
Location: 270th IAU Symposium "Computational Star Formation", Barcelona, Spain
Title: "Pre-main sequence disks around low-mass stars"
Date Presented: 1 June 2010
Name: David Clarke & Jon Ramsey
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: Poster Presentation: “AZEuS: Numerical methods for a staggered AMR MHD code” 
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: Michael Casey
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: "Pre-Main-Sequence Delta -Scuti Stars: Observations Verses Models"
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: Robert Deupree & Wilfried Beslin
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: "Nonazimuthal Pulsation Modes in Rapidly Rotating Stars" 
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: Pascal Elahi
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: "Finding Streams in the Dark"
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: Chris Geroux
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: Poster Presentation: "Interior Mass as the Radial Independent Variable in Nonlinear Stellar Pulsation"
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: Michael Gruberbauer
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: Poster Presentation: "Spots, multiplets, and new frequencies: new MOST observations of roAp stars"
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: David Guenther
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: "Untangling the Not-so-simple Oscillation Spectrum of a Simple Star"
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: Chris Geroux & Robert Deupree
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: Poster Presentation: "Interior Mass as the Radial Independent Variable in Nonlinear Stellar Pulsation"
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: Fernando Pena
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: Poster Presentation: "On the Indirect Detection of Inertial Modes in Saturn Observing Its Rings"
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: Jon Ramsey
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: Poster Presentation: "AZEuS: Numerical Methods for a Staggered AMR MHD Code"
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: Ian Short
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: Poster Presentation: "Searching for Stellar Magnetic CoolGrid: Modelling the Right Half of the HR Diagram"
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: Robert Thacker
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: "Lessons from the Banff Centre Science Communications Workshop"
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: Robert Thacker
Location: CASCA, Saint Mary's University
Title: Poster Presentation: "CMB Weak Lensing at High ?"
Date Presented: 24-27 May 2010
Name: Robert Thacker
Location: “2nd Halifax Meeting on Computational Astrophysics…the 18th Kingston Meeting”, Saint Mary's University
Title: "CMB weak lensing at high ?"
Date Presented: 18 October 2009
Name: Michael Gruberbauer
Location: “2nd Halifax Meeting on Computational Astrophysics…the 18th Kingston Meeting”, Saint Mary's University
Title: "APEMoST - A Software Package for Bayesian Astronomical Data Analysis"
Date Presented: 17 October 2009
Name: Chris Geroux & Robert Deupree
Location: “2nd Halifax Meeting on Computational Astrophysics…the 18th Kingston Meeting”, Saint Mary's University
Title: "Interior Mass as the Radial Independent Variable in Nonlinear Stellar Pulsation Calculations"
Date Presented: 17 October 2009
Name: Chris Cameron
Location: “2nd Halifax Meeting on Computational Astrophysics…the 18th Kingston Meeting”, Saint Mary's University
Title: "Asteroseismic Tuning of the Magnetic Ap Star HR 1217"
Date Presented: 17 October 2009
Name: Robert Deupree
Location: “2nd Halifax Meeting on Computational Astrophysics…the 18th Kingston Meeting”, Saint Mary's University
Title: "Structure, Evolution, and Oscillations of Rotating Stars"
Date Presented: 17 October 2009
Name: Eduard Vorobyov
Location: “2nd Halifax Meeting on Computational Astrophysics…the 18th Kingston Meeting”, Saint Mary's University
Title: “Numerical Hydrodynamics Modeling of Protostellar Disk Formation and Long-term Evolution”
Date Presented: 17 October 2009
Name: David Williamson
Location: “2nd Halifax Meeting on Computational Astrophysics…the 18th Kingston Meeting”, Saint Mary's University
Title: “Viscosity due to Cloud-Cloud Collisions in Simulated Galaxies”
Date Presented: 17 October 2009
Name: Jon Ramsey
Location: “2nd Halifax Meeting on Computational Astrophysics…the 18th Kingston Meeting”, Saint Mary's University
Title: "Simulations of Protostellar Jets Extended to Observational Length Scales"
Date Presented: 16 October 2009
Name: Mike Casey & David Guenther
Location: “2nd Halifax Meeting on Computational Astrophysics…the 18th Kingston Meeting”, Saint Mary's University
Title: Poster Presentation: “Matching the Pulsation Frequencies of Pre-main Sequence Delta-Scuti Stars to Their Theoretical Counterparts”
Date Presented: 16 October 2009
Name: Ian Short
Location: “2nd Halifax Meeting on Computational Astrophysics…the 18th Kingston Meeting”, Saint Mary's University
Title: Poster Presentation: "Fitting Cool Star SEDs with PHOENIX Models"
Date Presented: 16-18 October 2009
Name: David Clarke, Jon Ramsey, et al.
Location: “2nd Halifax Meeting on Computational Astrophysics…the 18th Kingston Meeting”, Saint Mary's University
Title: Poster Presentation: "AZEuS: Numerical Methods for a Staggered AMR MHD Code"
Date Presented: 16-18 October 2009
Name: Eduard Vorobyov
Location: Vienna Observatory, University of Vienna
Title: “Physical properties of protostellar disks”
Date Presented: 10 August 2009
Name: Robert Thacker
Location: 214th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Pasadena, CA
Title: Poster Presentation: “Simulation of Galaxy High Redshift Images”
Date Presented: 8-11 June 2009
Name: Robert Thacker
Location: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Title: “Predictions of Quasar Clustering: Redshift, Luminosity and Selection Dependence”
Date Presented: 1-5 June 2009
Name: Robert Deupree
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Title: "Rotational Splitting of Pulsation Modes in Rapidly Rotating Stars"
Date Presented: 3 June 2009
Name: Eduard Vorobyov
Location: “Evolution of Planetary and Stellar Systems” conference , Prato, Italy
Title: “Disk masses and mass accretion rates in T Tauri stars and brown dwarfs”
Date Presented: 23 June 2009
Name: David Willianson
Location: HPCS, Queen's University
Title: “Viscosity due to Cloud-Cloud Collisions in Simulated Galaxies”
Date Presented: June 2009
Name: Jon Ramsey
Location: Canadian Astronomical Society Meeting, Toronto
Title: "Jets launched from Keplerian discs extended to observational length scales"
Date Presented: 29 May 2009
Name: Eduard Vorobyov
Location: Canadian Astronomical Society Meeting, Toronto
Title: "Disk masses and mass accretion rates in T Tauri stars and brown dwarfs”
Date Presented: 29 May 2009
Name: Robert Thacker
Location: Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) Annual Meeting, University of Toronto
Title: “Predictions of Quasar Clustering: Redshift, Luminosity and Selection Dependence”
Date Presented: 26-29 May 2009
Name: Ian Short
Location: Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) Annual Meeting, University of Toronto
Title: “Fitting cool star SEDs with PHOENIX models”
Date Presented: 26-29 May 2009
Name: Robert Thacker
Location: AST Teachers conference
Title: "Top Ten Events in the International Year of Astronomy 2009"
Date Presented: 24 October 2008
Name: Robert Deupree
Location: Ecole d'astronomie du CNRS: Les pulsations du Soleil et des Etoiles, St. Flour, France
Title: "Issues Relating to Observables of Rapidly Rotating Stars"
Date Presented: 23 October 2008
Name: Robert Deupree
Location: CITA Workshop on Parallel Computing in Astrophysics, Toronto
Title: "Effects of Stellar Rotation: A Simple Parallelization Example"
Date Presented: 21 July 2008
Name: Alexei Razoumov
Location: Frontiers in Computational Astrophysics, Ascona, Switzerland
Title: "Galaxy formation with feedback on parsec scales"
Date Presented: 14 July 2008
Name: David Clarke
Location: Frontiers in Computational Astrophysics, Ascona, Switzerland
Title: "Planar-splitting and super-Alfvenic turbulence"
Date Presented: 13 July 2008
Name: Robert Thacker
Location: ACASE Teachers conference
Title: “Top Ten Events in the International Year of Astronomy 2009"
Date Presented: 12 July 2008
Name: David Guenther
Location: HELAS workshop, Wroclaw, Poland 
Title: “Asteroseismology of Sun-like Stars with MOST”
Date Presented: 23 June 2008
Name: David Guenther
Location: BRITE Constellation meeting, Vienna, Austria
Title: “A Brief History of Stellar Modeling”
Date Presented: June 2008
Name: Robert Thacker
Location: Small Scale Structure of Dark Matter ­ Perimeter Institute Workshop, Waterloo, ON
Title: "Exploring the Bottom of the CDM Hierarchy Using Scale Free Simulations"
Date Presented: 6-8 June 2008
Name: Robert Deupree
Location: CASCA 2008, Victoria, BC
Title: "High Performance Computing in Stellar Astrophysics" 
Date Presented: 30 May 2008
Name: Ian Short
Location: CASCA 2008, Victoria, BC
Title: Poster Presentation: “Non-LTE UV modeling of late-type stars“
Date Presented: 20-23 May 2008
Name: Eduard Vorobyov
Location: Galactic & Stallar Dynamics in the Era of High Resolution Surveys conference, Strasbourg, France
Title: "Shape and orientation of stellar velocity ellipsoids in spiral galaxies"
Date Presented: 17 March 2008
Name: Catherine Lovekin
Location: 211 AAS Annual General Meeting, Austin, TX
Title: "Good Vibrations: Accurate Oscillation Frequencies for Rapidly Rotating Stars"
Date Presented: 8 January 2008
Name: Robert Thacker
Location: Formation and Evolution of Galaxy Disks, Rome, Italy
Title: "Galaxy Mass Density Profiles"
Date Presented: 1 October 2007
Name: Joris Van Bever
Location: Dynamical Evolution of Dense Stellar Systems International Astronomical Union Symposium 246, Capri, Italy
Title: "The formation and evolution of massive and very massive stars in dense stellar systems"
Date Presented: 5-9 September 2007
Name: David Guenther
Location: Stellar Pulsation: Cycles of Discovery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Title: "Asteroseismology of PMS Stars in a Cluster"
Date Presented: 25 July 2007
Name: Catherine Lovekin, Robert Deupree, Nathalie Toque
Location: Stellar Pulsation: Cycles of Discovery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Title: “Good Vibrations: Reliable Oscillation Frequencies for Rapidly Rotating Stars”
Date Presented: 25 July 2007
Name: Robert Deupree
Location: Unsolved Problems in Stellar Physics Conference, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UK
Title: "Rotating Stars Toolkit"
Date Presented: 2 July 2007
Name: Nathalie Toque
Location: Thinkshop5, Potsdam, Germany
Title: "Rapid differential rotation in massive stars"
Date Presented: 24-29 June 2007
Name: Alex Razoumov
Location: Abbazia di Spineto, Sarteano, Italy
Title: "Effect of star formation and feedback on neutral gas kinematics in z=3 galaxies" 
Date Presented: 14 June 2007
Name: Catherine Lovekin & Robert Deupree
Location: CASCA 2007, Kingston, ON
Title: Poster Presentation: "Good Vibrations: Reliable Oscillation Frequencies for Rotating Stars"
Date Presented: 5-8 June 2007
Name: Jon P. Ramsey & David A. Clarke
Location: CASCA 2007, Kingston, ON
Title: Poster Presentation: "Simulating protostellar jets on observational lenth scale"
Date Presented: 5-8 June 2007
Name: Ian Short
Location: Undergraduate Workshop of CASCA 2006 Annual Meeting, Calgary
Title: “Stellar atmosphere and spectrum modeling”
Date Presented: June 2006
Name: Robert Deupree
Location: High Performance Computing Symposium, St. John's, NL
Title: "Future of High Performance Computing in Canada”
Date Presented: May 2006
Name: Ian Short
Location: NASA Laboratory Astrophysics Workshop 2006 (NASA LAW 2006)
Title: "Data needs for stellar atmosphere and spectrum modeling"
Date Presented: February 2006
Name: Alexander Men'shchikov
Location: Annual CASCA 2005, Montreal
Title: "Modelling Circumbinary Dusty Disc around B[e] Supergiant RY Sct"
Date Presented: 14-18 May 2005
Name: Robert Deupree
Location: Annual CASCA 2005, Montreal
Title: "Nonspherical Effects in the Evolution of Close Binary Stars"
Date Presented: 14-18 May 2005
Name: David Guenther
Location: Annual CASCA 2005, Montreal
Title: "MOST, Modes and Models"
Date Presented: 14-18 May 2005
Name: Christopher Capobianco and Joseph Hahn
Location: Annual CASCA Conference 2005, Montreal
Title: Poster Presentation: "Chiaroscuro: From Pericenter Glow to Apocenter Enhancement - Illuminating the Secular Structure of Dusty Planetary Systems"
Date Presented: 14-18 May 2005
Name: Joseph Hahn
Location: Annual CASCA Conference 2005, Montreal
Title: Poster Presentation: "The Long Term Evolution of Saturn's Ring-Satellite System"
Date Presented: 14-18 May 2005
Name: Amanda Karakas
Location: Annual CASCA Conference 2005, Montreal
Title: Poster Presentation: "Low-metallicity Super-AGB Stars"
Date Presented: 14-18 May 2005
Name: Catherine Lovekin
Location: Annual CASCA Conference 2005, Montreal
Title: Poster Presentation: "Testing von Zeipel's law"
Date Presented: 14-18 May 2005
Name: Jon P. Ramsey & David A. Clarke
Location: Annual CASCA Conference 2005, Montreal
Title: Poster Presentation: "The role of the equation of state in the simulation of astrophysical fluids"
Date Presented: 14-18 May 2005
Name: Ian Short
Location: Annual CASCA Conference 2005, Montreal
Title: Poster Presentation: "NLTE Strontium and Barium in metal poor red giants"
Date Presented: 14-18 May 2005
Name: Amanda Karakas
Location: American Physical Society
Title: "Stellar Modelling and Nucleosynthesis in AGB Stars"
Date Presented: 15 April 2005
Name: Joseph Hahn
Location: KBO Occultation Workshop during the 2003 DPS Annual Cconference, Monterey, California, USA
Title: "Kuiper Belt Occultation Experiments: Expectations for Dynamical Models of the Outer Solar System"
Date Presented: 31 August 2004
Name: Amanda Karakas
Location: The Seventh Torino Workshop on AGB Stars, Cambridge, UK
Title: "The uncertainties in the 22Ne + alpha-capture reactions and magnesium production in intermediate-mass AGB stars"
Date Presented: 2-6 August  2004
Name: Amanda Karakas
Location: Eighth International Symposium on Nuclei in the Cosmos, Vancouver
Title: "The uncertainties in the 22Ne + alpha-capture reactions and magnesium production in intermediate-mass AGB stars"
Date Presented: 18-23 July 2004
Name: Jon P. Ramsey & David A. Clarke
Location: Cores, Disks, Jets and Outflows in Low and High Mass Star Forming Environments, Calgary
Title: Poster presentation: "Launching Jets from Keplerian Discs: The Role of the Equation of State"
Date Presented: 12-16 July 2004
Name: Ian Short
Location: Cool Stars, Stellar Systems and the Sun 13, Hamburg, Germany
Title: Poster presentation: "NLTE models of extremely metal poor stars"
Date Presented: 5-9 July 2004
Name: Robert Deupree
Location: Annual CASCA Conference 2004, Winnipeg
Title: Poster Presentation: "Models and Periods of AV Cetei"
Date Presented: 13-17 June 2004
Name: Amanda Karakas & Robert Deupree
Location: Annual CASCA Conference 2004, Winnipeg
Title: Poster Presentation: "The Structure of Close Binaries in 2D" 
Date Presented: 13-17 June 2004
Name: Catherine Lovekin & Robert Deupree
Location: Annual CASCA Conference 2004, Winnipeg
Title: Poster Presentation: "2D Evolution of the Rapidly Rotating Be Star Achernar"
Date Presented: 13-17 June 2004
Name: Ian Short & Catherine Lovekin
Location: Annual CASCA Conference 2004, Winnipeg
Title: Poster Presentation: "Synthetic flux spectra of rotationally deformed stars"
Date Presented: 13-17 June 2004
Name: Joseph Hahn & R. Malhotra
Location: Annual CASCA Conference 2004, Winnipeg
Title: Poster Presentation: "Neptune's Smooth Migration into a Hot Kuiper Belt"
Date Presented: 13-17 June 2004
Name: Joseph Hahn & R. Malhotra
Location: AAS Division on Dynamical Astronomy meeting, Observatoire Nice C te d'Azur, Cannes, France
Title: Poster Presentation: "Neptune's Migration into a Dynamically Hot Kuiper Belt"
Date Presented: 20 April 2004
Name: Joseph Hahn
Location: Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Title: "Bill Ward @ 60: Still Makin' Waves After All These Years"
Date Presented: 22 January  2004

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