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Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto
6 April 2009

An informal meeting will take place at the auditorium of the building hosting the Planetário do Porto and the Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto, between CAUP's researchers and Astronomy students.


Brief presentations by current PhD students of their work
10:00 - 10:15Isa Brandão
Probing inside pulsating stars
10:15 - 10:30Joana Sousa
Probing transition layers in the internal structure of stars
10:30 - 10:45Sérgio Sousa
Study of solar type stars
10:45 - 11:00Xavier Dumusque
Stellar Noise and Planetary Detection
11:00 - 11:15Bruno Silva
The X-ray properties of T Tauri stars in Star formation regions
11:15 - 11:30Samira Rajabi
To constrain models by using interferometric observations of winds from Young stars
11:30 - 11:45Askari Ghasempour
Guided Optics for Astronomical Interferometry
11:45 - 12:00Paula Brochado
Galaxy Assembly through Mergers

Brief presentations on the work developed by the two main teams of CAUP

14:00 - 14:15Filipe Gameiro
Origin and Evolution of Stars and Planets
14:15 - 14:30Carlos Martins
Galaxies and Evolution of the Universe

Brief presentations by some of CAUP's researchers of PhD and MSc project proposals

14:30 - 14:40Margarida Cunha
Probing the interior of Kepler stars
14:40 - 15:00Jorge Melendez
Isotopic and elemental stellar abundances: Big Bang and Stellar Evolution
15:00 - 15:10António da Silva/Mercedes Filho
Reconstruction and Evolution of Galaxies and Galaxy Configurations
15:10 - 15:20António da Silva/Paulo Maurício
Large Scale Structure as a probe of Dark Energy
15:20 - 15:25António da Silva/Patrícia Castro
CMB anisotropies and their correlations
15:25 - 15:30António da Silva/Carlos Martins
Probing Cosmology and Fundamental Physics with the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect
15:30 - 16:00Coffee break (ends the general meeting)
16:00  Informal meeting between CAUP's researchers and CAUP's PhD students

All Astronomy students (undergraduates, MSc, Doctoral program and PhD students) are strongly encouraged to attend.

For more information please contact Prof. Catarina Lobo.
Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto
Rua das Estrelas
4150-762 Porto, Portugal
Tel: +351 226 089 830Fax: +351 226 089 831