Program

Tuesday, December 3rd

  • 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Registration (Exeter)

  • 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Posters and Presentations Setup
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Boxed Lunch in Arlington/Berkeley/Clarendon Mezzanine

  • 1:00pm - 1:15pm
  • Welcome - Belinda Wilkes

  • Clusters of Galaxies

  • 1:15pm - 1:45pm
  • Brian McNamara
  • Cluster Atmospheres Unveiled by Chandra
  • 1:45pm - 2:00pm
  • Stephen Walker
  • Unravelling the physics of the intracluster medium with cold fronts
  • 2:00pm - 2:15pm
  • Urmila Chadayammuri
  • Constraining plasma microphysics with MHD simulations and Chandra X-ray Visionary Program Observations of the merging cluster Abell 2146
  • 2:15pm - 2:30pm
  • Edmund Douglass
  • Off-Axis Mergers and Cool Core Disruption in Galaxy Clusters
  • 2:30pm - 2:45pm
  • Qian Wang
  • Searching for X-ray Shock Fronts at Radio Relic Edges in PLCKESZ G200.9-28.2 and Abell 2345 with Chandra

  • 2:45pm - 3:15pm
  • Coffee Break

  • 3:15pm - 3:45pm
  • Steve Allen
  • Chandra and Cluster Cosmology
  • 3:45pm - 4:00pm
  • Michael McDonald
  • 10 Years of Chandra and the South Pole Telescope

  • Neutron Stars, Pulsars, Planets

  • 4:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Vicky Kaspi
  • Chandra and Neutron Stars
  • 4:30pm - 4:45pm
  • Andrea Belfiore
  • Diffuse emission around an ultra-luminous X-ray pulsar
  • 4:45pm - 5:00pm
  • Georgios Vasilopoulos
  • Ultraluminous X-ray pulsars: spin-evolution and super-orbital modulation during super-Eddington accretion
  • 5:00pm - 5:15pm
  • George Pavlov
  • High-speed ejecta from the high-mass gamma-ray binary PSR B1259--63/LS 2883
  • 5:15pm - 5:30pm
  • Chandreyee Maitra
  • Unveiling the intriguing nature of PSR J0855-4644 through a Chandra observation: Why no Gamma rays?
  • 5:30pm - 5:45pm
  • Scott Wolk
  • High Energy Diversity of Exoplanet Host Stars
  • 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  • William Dunn
  • A New Revolution for Planetary X-ray Emission Through Chandra and Juno

  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Poster Session & Refreshments

  • Wednesday, December 4th

  • 7:00am - 9:00am
  • Breakfast (Terrace Room)
  • 8:30am - 3:00pm
  • Registration (Exeter)

  • AGN Evolution

  • 9:00am - 9:30am
  • Priyamvada Natarajan
  • Unveiling black holes in the near and far universe
  • 9:30am - 9:45am
  • Yi-Jung Yang
  • A Candidate Nuclear IMBH in a Blue Compact Dwarf Galaxy
  • 9:45am - 10:00am
  • Alberto Masini
  • The Chandra Deep Wide Field Survey of the Bootes Field
  • 10:00am - 10:15am
  • Francesca Civano
  • In medio stat virtus: the Chandra COSMOS Legacy Survey
  • 10:15am - 10:30am
  • Becky Canning
  • AGN Evolution in the Universe's Densest Environments

  • 10:30am - 11:00am
  • Coffee Break

  • XRB in the Milky Way and Nearby Galaxies

  • 11:00am - 11:30am
  • Vallia Antoniou
  • Chandra's 20-year view of X-ray binaries in the Milky Way and nearby galaxies
  • 11:30am - 11:45am
  • Q. Daniel Wang
  • Large-scale Chandra Survey of the Galactic Central Region
  • 11:45am - 12:00pm
  • Roberto Soria
  • Ultraluminous X-ray sources and nuclear black holes in the Virgo cluster spirals
  • 12:00pm - 12:15pm
  • Francesca Fornasini
  • Connecting the metallicity dependence and redshift evolution of HMXBs
  • 12:15pm - 12:30pm
  • Breanna Binder
  • Revisiting the Lx-SFR Relationship in Nearby Galaxies

  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Lunch (Terrace Room)

  • Stellar Lifecycles I

  • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Rachel Osten
  • Seeing Stars in a New Light: What Have We Learned from 20 Years of Investigations with Chandra, and What Do We Still Need to Learn?
  • 2:00pm - 2:15pm
  • Konstantin Getman
  • Insights into Young Star Cluster Astrophysics Based on Chandra Observations
  • 2:15pm - 2:30pm
  • David Huenemoerder
  • A Deep Exposure in High Resolution X-Rays Reveals the Hottest Plasma in the zeta Puppis Wind
  • 2:30pm - 2:45pm
  • Hans Moritz Günther
  • New tricks for a mature observatory: Chandra HETG/HRC-I observations of TW Hya probe the structure of accretion
  • 2:45pm - 3:00pm
  • Margarita Karovska
  • Chandra's Sub-arcsecond Resolution View of Wind Accreting Interacting Symbiotic Binaries
  • 3:00pm - 3:15pm
  • Vaughn Parts
  • Modeling O star grating spectra to constrain the shock-heated plasma temperature distributions and mass-loss rates of their winds

  • 3:15pm - 4:00pm
  • Coffee Break

  • Stellar Lifecycles II

  • 4:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Pat Slane
  • Probing the Relics of Stellar Explosions with Chandra
  • 4:30pm - 4:45pm
  • Daniel Patnaude
  • 20 Years of Cas A with the Chandra X-ray Observatory
  • 4:45pm - 5:00pm
  • Brian Williams
  • The Expansion of Tycho's Supernova Remnant
  • 5:00pm - 5:15pm
  • Vikram Dwarkadas
  • X-ray Spectroscopy of Young Supernovae with Chandra
  • 5:15pm - 5:30pm
  • Shuo Zhang
  • Fine Morphology of Galactic Center Non-thermal Filaments Revealed by Deep Chandra Observation

  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Poster Session & Refreshments

  • Thursday, December 5th

  • 7:00am - 9:00am
  • Breakfast (Terrace Room)
  • 8:30am - 3:00pm
  • Registration (Exeter)

  • Quasars and Radio Galaxies

  • 9:00am - 9:30am
  • Gabriele Ponti
  • AGN and AGN feedback
  • 9:30am - 9:45am
  • Ryan Pfeifle
  • Uncovering Buried Dual and Triple AGNs in Galaxy Mergers
  • 9:45am - 10:00am
  • David Pooley
  • The Most Powerful Lenses in the Universe: Quasar Microlensing
  • 10:00am - 10:15am
  • Xiangyu Jin
  • Connecting Changing-Look Quasar's Optical/X-ray Spectral Shapes and Accretion Rates
  • 10:15am - 10:30am
  • Kate Napier
  • Probing the viability of CMB quenching for high-z jetted AGN
  • 10:30am - 10:45am
  • Malgosia Sobolewska
  • Environment and growth of young extragalactic radio jets probed with X-rays

  • 10:45am - 11:15am
  • Coffee Break

  • Current X-ray Missions

  • 11:15am - 11:45pm
  • Norbert Schartel
  • 20th Launch Anniversary of XMM-Newton: Scientific Achievements and Future Perspectives
  • 11:45pm - 12:00pm
  • Paul Nandra
  • Status and first results from eROSITA

  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Lunch (Terrace Room)

  • The Future of High Resolution X-ray Astronomy

  • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Paul Hertz
  • X-ray Astronomy and the Future of Astrophysics
  • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Alexey Vikhlinin
  • Future of high-resolution X-ray imaging
  • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Randall Smith
  • The Future of High Resolution Spectroscopy

  • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
  • Coffee Break

  • Chandra 20 Years Celebrations

  • 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Chandra History/Giacconi Remembrance/Astronaut Session

  • Conference Banquet (Avenue 34)

  • 7:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Reception

  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Dinner

  • Friday, December 6th

  • 7:00am - 9:00am
  • Breakfast (Terrace Room)
  • Galaxies & AGN Feedback

  • 9:00am - 9:30am
  • Ryan Hickox
  • Science with deep surveys: Evolution of black holes and galaxies and the cosmic X-ray background
  • 9:30am - 9:45am
  • Valentina Braito
  • Chandra high resolution map of the emitting regions of NGC 7582
  • 9:45am - 10:00am
  • Kristin Garofali
  • On the Nature of the 0.3–30 keV Spectrum of Low-Metallicity Starburst Galaxy VV114 Based on Chandra, XMM, and NuSTAR
  • 10:00am - 10:15am
  • Chiara Feruglio
  • Chandra, ALMA and MUSE@VLT reveal feeding & feedback in obscured AGN
  • 10:15am - 10:30am
  • Jelle Kaastra
  • A new era of AGN outflow studies initiated by Chandra's LETGS

  • 10:30am - 11:00am
  • Coffee Break / Poster Removal

  • Black Hole Accretion: Disks and Jets

  • 11:00am - 11:30am
  • Sera Markoff
  • Chandra’s exquisite view of the accretion processes around black holes
  • 11:30am - 11:45am
  • Bradford Snios
  • Detection of Superluminal Motion in the X-Ray Jet of M87
  • 11:45am - 12:00pm
  • Stéphane Corbel
  • Chandra reveals multiple X-ray jets in black hole X-ray binaries
  • 12:00pm - 12:15pm
  • Dalila Valdes
  • Chandra Observations of SS 433's Extended X-rays
  • 12:15pm - 12:30pm
  • Lia Corrales
  • The low-luminosity accretion flow of Sgr A* as seen by Chandra HETG
  • 12:30pm - 12:45pm
  • Mackenzie Jones
  • Large Scale Extended Hard X-ray Emission in NGC 7212 with Chandra

  • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
  • Lunch (Terrace Room)

  • Transient Sources

  • 1:45pm - 2:15pm
  • Daryl Haggard
  • Chandra's Legacy of Discovery in Transient Astrophysics
  • 2:15pm - 2:30pm
  • James Steiner
  • Spins of supermassive black holes with X-ray timing observations of tidal disruption events (TDEs)
  • 2:30pm - 2:45pm
  • Dacheng Lin
  • Three candidate magnetar-powered fast X-ray transients found from Chandra archival data
  • 2:45pm - 3:00pm
  • Rafael Martínez-Galarza
  • The Weirdest Objects in the Chandra Source Catalog 2.0. A Machine Learning Approach