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Personnel
Director
 
Jari Kotilainen

Prof., PhD (Cambridge)jk2.png

Room: 151 Quantum
Tel: +358 50 4125 229
Email: jari.kotilainen@utu.fi

Research interests: 

  • high redshift galaxies
  • infrared imaging
  • QSO/AGN hosts


Researchers

Roberto De Propris

PhD (Victoria, Canada)

Room150 Quantum
Email:   depropris.robert@gmail.com

Research interests:

  • galaxy evolution
  • Milky Way structure and formation
  • galaxy mergers
  • globular clusters
Ghassem Gozaliasl

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Room:  D 316 (University of Helsinki)
Tel:  +358 (0) 504 155513
        +358 (0) 294 151197
Email:   ghassem.gozaliasl@utu.fi
               ghassem.gozaliasl@helsinki.fi

Research interests:

  • galaxy formation and evolution
  • high-z  X-ray galaxy groups
  • Observational cosmology

Pasi Hakala

PhD, Docent

Room:  162 Quantum
Email:   pahakala@utu.fi

Research interests:

  • artificial intelligence applications to astronomy
  • compact binaries
  • optical variability surveys

Joachim Janz

PhD

Room: MA303 (University of Oulu)
Email: joachim.janz@oulu.fiJoachim.jpg

Research interests:

  • Galaxy Evolution
  • Galaxy structure and morphology
  • Dwarf GalaxiesAccretion onto compact objects

Jari Kajava

PhD

Room:jarikajavanaama.jpg 152 Quantum
Email: jari.kajava@utu.fi

Research interests:

  • Accretion onto compact objects
  • Multiwavelength observations
  • X-ray bursts
  • Ultra-luminous X-ray sources

Karri Koljonen

PhD (Aalto University)

Room: 114 (Metsähovi Radio Observatory) Karri_Koljonen.jpg
Tel:  +358 (0)29 442 4850
Email: karri.koljonen@utu.fi

Homepage: http://users.utu.fi/kiikol/
Research interests:

  • Compact objects (black holes/neutron stars)
  • Accretion and jet physics around compact objects
  • Multiwavelength observations
  • Novel data analysis methods

Hanindyo Kuncarayakti

PhD (The University of Tokyo)

Room: 247 Quantum  Karri_Koljonen.jpg
Tel:  +358 50 4125 819
Email: hanindyo.kuncarayakti@utu.fi

Research interests:

  • Supernova progenitors and environments
  • Stellar populations
  • IFU spectroscopy

Elina Lindfors

PhD (Tuorla observatory)

Room:  153 Quantumelina.jpg
Tel:  +358 (0)29 450 4359
Email:  elilin@utu.fi

Research interests:

  • Veru high energy gamma ray observations
  • AGN:s
 
Ronald Läsker

PhD (MPIA, Heidelberg Univ.)

Room: 152 Quantum Laesker.jpg
Email: ronald.lasker@utu.fi 

Research interests:

  • supermassive black hole scaling relations
  • dynamical modelling
  • galaxy evolution
  • data analysis and statistics


Kari Nilsson

PhD, Docent

Room: 161 Quantum
Email:   kani@utu.fi

Homepage: http://users.utu.fi/kani/
Research interests:

  • AGN/QSO host galaxies
  • AGN monitoring


Mauri Valtonen

PhD, prof. emer., Adjunct Senior Scientist

Room:  254 Quantum
Email:   mavalto@utu.fi

Research interests:

  • quasars
  • three-body problem
  • cosmology
 
Laura Zschaechner

PhD, University of New Mexico

Room: D 326 (Physicum, Helsinki)
Email:  laura.zschaechner@helsinki.fi
Homepage:  https://zschaechner.wixsite.com/zschaechner

Research interests:

  • Galaxy evolution
  • Chemistry of the ISM
  • Galactic winds
  • Galactic fountain flows
  • Extra-planar layers
  • Radio/submillimeter observations
  • Kinematic modeling


Former staff members:
 
Andrei Berdyugin (now at Tuorla Observatory, Univ. Turku)
Sébastien Comerón (now at University of Oulu)
Chris Flynn (now at: Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia)
Thomas Hackman (now at Univ. Helsinki)
Lauri Haikala
Jorma Harju
Tomi Hyvönen
Peter Johansson (now at Univ. Helsinki)
Erkki Kankare (now at Queen's University Belfast)
Seppo Katajainen
Heidi Korhonen
Eija Laurikainen
Jonathan Leon Tavares (now at: INAOE, Puebla, Mexico)
Andrew Mason
Seppo Mattila (now at Tuorla Observatory, Univ. Turku)
Alexey Medvedev
Jukka Nevalainen (now at Tarto Observatory, Estonia)
Elina Nieppola (URSA/T'ähdet&Avaruus)
Pasi Nurmi (Science Centre Tuorla)
Veli-Matti Pelkonen (now at Univ. Helsinki)
Vilppu Piirola (retired, Tuorla Observatory, Univ. Turku)
Juha Reunanen
Ricardo Salinas (now at Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA)
Sergey Tsygankov (now at Tuorla Observatory, Univ. Turku)

 

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