Topical Advisory Panel


Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-8654, Japan
Interests: Cherenkov astronomy; high-energy astrophysics; dark matter phenomenology; cosmology
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore 560034, India
Interests: black hole physics; accretion and accretion disk; radiative-hydrodynamics modelling; instabilities-irradiation; shocks; viscosity; cooling; turbulence on the origin of Quasi Periodic Oscillations (QPOs); X-ray data analysis; black hole mass and spin parameter estimation from spectral fitting
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Dr. Javier de Cruz Pérez
Quantum Physics and Astrophysics, University of Barcelona, 08620 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: cosmology; different models of dark energy; alternative models of gravity
Center for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Al. Lotników 32/46, 02-668 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: active galactic nuclei; galactic center; accretion physics; kinematics of jets; radio galaxies; time series analysis
Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City 04510, Mexico
Interests: statistics; machine learning and neural networks applied to astronomy; AGNs
Dr. Daniel Tafoya
Department of Space, Earth and Environment, Chalmers University of Technology, Onsala Space Observatory, SE-439 92 Onsala, Sweden
Interests: jets; outflows; evolved stars; circumstellar envelopes; star forming regions; magnetic fields; astrometry; masers; radioastronomy
Department of Astronomy, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
Interests: gravitational waves; cosmology; high energy astrophysics
Department of Astronomy, School of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
Interests: high energy astrophysics
Prof. Dr. Shaowen Wei
Institute of Theoretical Physics, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou 730000, China
Interests: black hole thermodynamics and phase transition; black hole shadow
1. Sciences Faculty, Department of Physics, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar 47415-416, Iran
2. ICRANet-Mazandaran, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar 47415-416, Iran
3. ICRANet, Piazza della Repubblica 10, I-65122 Pescara, Italy
Interests: thermodynamics of black hole; modified gravity; black hole solutions; compact objects; neutron stars; white dwarfs; quark stars; dark matter; cosmology
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School of Physics and Astronomy, Sun Yat-sen University, Zhuhai 519082, China
Interests: theoretical and observational cosmology; cosmic microwave background; cosmological perturbations; large scale structure; dark energy and dark matter; early-universe inflation
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Theory Group, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, 2nd Block, Koramangala, Bangalore 560034, India
Interests: relativistic astrophysics; magnetic fields; gravitational dynamics
Department of Physics, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Santiago 9170124, Chile
Interests: cosmology; black holes; stellar structure
Prof. Dr. Miguel Quartin
Instituto de Física, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro 21941-901, Brazil
Interests: cosmology; cosmic microwave background; gravitational lensing; large-scale structure of the Universe; cosmological simulations
Department of Physics and McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA
Interests: neutrino physics; baryogenesis; dark matter; beyond standard model physics
Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210023, China
Interests: high energy astrophysics; observational cosmology; astrophysical tests of fundamental physics
Dr. Alessandra Lamastra
INAF—Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, 00136 Roma, Italy
Interests: active galactic nuclei; starburst galaxies; galaxy formation; high energy astrophysics; gamma ray astronomy; multi-messenger astronomy
Dr. Marco Raveri
Center for Particle Cosmology, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6396, USA
Interests: cosmology; dark energy; dark matter; gravitational theory
Dr. Jian Liu
Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute), Hannover, Germany
Interests: gravitational-wave instrumentation; high power laser; optomechanics
Centre for Theoretical Physics, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi-110025, India
Interests: black hole physics; probing the central engine in active galactic nuclei; long and short time variability; broad-band timing and spectroscopy of active galaxies
Institut für Theoretische Physik, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Philosophenweg 16, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: cosmology: theory and observations; dark energy; modified gravity; cosmography; Einstein-Boltzmann codes; bayesian statistics
Institute of Physics Astrophysics and Cosmology, Cetinje 81250, Montenegro
Interests: quantum vacuum and cosmology; dark matter; dark energy; matter-antimatter asymmetry in the universe; cyclic universe
School of Science, Qingdao University of Technology, Qingdao 266525, China
Interests: X-ray binaries; close binaries; pulsars; black holes; neutron stars; white dwarfs; continuous gravitational waves; gravitational wave sources
Prof. Dr. Walter van Rensbergen
Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Group, Physics Department, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Interests: the structure and evolution of binary stars
Centre for Theoretical Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi 110025, India
Interests: rotating black holes; black hole thermodynamics; black hole shadows; gravitational lensing
Cosmology and Fundamental Physics Department, Institute of Space Sciences (ICE-CSIC), 08193 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: dark energy; cosmology; gravity; modified theories of gravity; compact objects; wormholes
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Dr. Archana Soam
SOFIA Science Center, USRA, NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA 94035, USA
Interests: star formation; multiband polarimetry and spectroscopy; magnetic fields, gas kinematics of star forming regions; AGB star
Laboratoire d’Annecy de Physique des Particules - IN2P3, Université Savoie Mont Blanc, CNRS, 74000 Annecy, France
Interests: multi-messenger and multi-wavelength astronomy; gamma-ray astronomy; gravitational-wave astronomy; high-energy astrophysics; active galactic nuclei; gamma-ray bursts
Prof. Dr. Abhirup Datta
Department of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, Simrol, Khandwa Road, Indore 453552, India
Interests: observational cosmology; HI 21cm cosmology; large scale structures; clusters of galaxies; techniques: aperture synthesis; calibration effects; imaging in radio interferometry; radio astronomy; X-ray astronomy; multi-wavelength observations; multi-messenger astronomy; astrostatistics; machine learning and big data
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai 400005, India
Interests: neutron star; black hole; X-ray binary; X-ray astronomy
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