Spring 2016 (see group meeting page)




Winter 2016 Group Meeting Schedule

  • Venue: Conference Room 4-134, Knudsen Hall
  • Please contact Louis with any changes in pizza preferences.

Thursday January 14, 12:30-1:30pm -- BoMee Lee (CM away)
Thursday January 21, 12:30-1:30pm -- Louis (CM away)
Thursday January 28, 12:30-1:30pm -- Daniel
Thursday February 4, 12:30-1:30pm -- Peter
Thursday February 11, 12:30-1:30pm -- Tommaso
Thursday February 18, 12:30-1:30pm -- Xiao-Lei (TT away)
Thursday February 25, 12:30-1:30pm -- Charlotte (TT away)
Thursday March 3, 12:30-1:30pm -- Xin
Thursday March 10, 12:30-1:30pm -- Tucker (CM away)


Fall 2015 Group Meeting Schedule

  • Venue: Conference Room 4-134, Knudsen Hall
  • Please contact Louis with any changes in pizza preferences.

Thursday October 29, 12-1pm -- Xuheng (TT away)
Thursday November 5, 12-1pm -- Takahiro (TT away)
Thursday November 12, 12-1pm -- Tommaso
Thursday November 19, 12-1pm -- Charlotte
Thursday November 26, 12-1pm -- No group meeting: Happy Thanksgiving!
Thursday December 3, 12-1pm -- Xin (TT, CM away)
Thursday December 10, 12-1pm -- No meeting
Thursday December 17, 12-1pm -- No meeting


Summer 2015


October 2015 Group Meeting Schedule


  • Talk slots for each presentation will be 45 minutes = 30 minutes of talk + 10 minutes of Q&A + 5 minutes of transition. Please aim to end your talk promptly so we have time for everyone! Variations may apply upon notice by Tommaso.
  • The commute between UCSB and UCLA takes 1 hr 40 min with no traffic. So if you plan on arriving on the same day, you should leave for the destination before 9 am.
  • Please contact Charlotte with any changes in pizza preferences when meeting is held at UCSB.

Monday Oct. 5th at UCSB
Venue: Room 3402 (the remote observing room), Broida Hall
Participants: Charlotte, Daniel, Kasper, Louis, Takahiro, Tommaso, Xin, Xuheng

11:30 AM Talk 1: Daniel
12:15 PM Lunch
01:15 PM Talk 2: Louis
02:00 PM Talk 3: Kasper

September 2015 Group Meeting Schedule


  • Talk slots for each presentation will be 45 minutes = 30 minutes of talk + 10 minutes of Q&A + 5 minutes of transition. Please aim to end your talk promptly so we have time for everyone! Variations may apply upon notice by Tommaso.
  • The commute between UCSB and UCLA takes 1 hr 40 min with no traffic. So if you plan on arriving on the same day, you should leave for the destination before 9 am.
  • Please contact Charlotte with any changes in pizza preferences when meeting is held at UCSB.

Friday Sept. 4th at UCLA
Venue: Conference Room 4-134, Knudsen Hall
Participants: Daniel, Kasper, Peter, Tommaso, Xin, Adriano Fontana

11:30 AM Talk 1: Xin
12:15 PM Lunch
01:15 PM Talk 2: Adriano

August 2015 Group Meeting Schedule


  • Talk slots for each presentation will be 45 minutes = 30 minutes of talk + 10 minutes of Q&A + 5 minutes of transition. Please aim to end your talk promptly so we have time for everyone! Variations may apply upon notice by Tommaso.
  • The commute between UCSB and UCLA takes 1 hr 40 min with no traffic. So if you plan on arriving on the same day, you should leave for the destination before 9 am.
  • Please contact Charlotte with any changes in pizza preferences when meeting is held at UCSB.

Monday Aug. 17th at UCSB
Venue: Room 3402 (the remote observing room), Broida Hall

11:30 AM Talk 1: Charlotte
12:15 PM Lunch
01:15 PM Talk 2: Kasper
02:00 PM Talk 3: Peter

July 2015 Group Meeting Schedule


  • Talk slots for each presentation will be 45 minutes = 30 minutes of talk + 10 minutes of Q&A + 5 minutes of transition. Please aim to end your talk promptly so we have time for everyone!
  • The commute between UCSB and UCLA takes 1 hr 40 min with no traffic. So if you plan on arriving on the same day, you should leave for the destination before 9 am.

Tuesday July 7th at UCLA
Venue: Conference Room 4-134, Knudsen Hall

11:00 AM Talk 1: Ale
11:45 AM Talk 2: Adri
12:30 PM Lunch
01:30 PM Talk 3: Anna N.
02:15 PM Talk 4: Tucker
03:00 PM Talk 5: Xin


Winter 2015 Group Meeting Schedule


  • Talk slots for each presentation will be 45 minutes = 30 minutes of talk + 10 minutes of Q&A + 5 minutes of transition. Please aim to end your talk promptly so we have time for everyone!
  • Please contact Charlotte with any changes in pizza preferences when meeting is held at UCSB.
  • The commute between UCSB and UCLA takes 1 hr 40 min with no traffic. So if you plan on arriving on the same day, you should leave for the destination before 9 am.

Monday January 12th at UCSB
Venue: Remote Observing Room (Broida 3402)

11:00 am Talk 1: Tucker
11:45 am Talk 2: Adri
12:30 pm Lunch
02:00 pm Ale's Thesis Defense

Thursday March 12th at UCLA
Venue: Conference Room 4-134, Knudsen Hall

12:00 pm Talk 1: Kasper
12:45 pm Talk 2: Charlotte
01:30 pm Break
01:45 pm Talk 3: Xiao-Lei
02:30 pm Talk 4: Xin
03:15 pm end


Fall 2014 Group Meeting Schedule


Talk slots for the fall group meeting days will be 40 minutes = 30 minutes of talk + 10 minutes
for questions and transition. Please aim to end your talk promptly so we have time for everyone!

Thursday October 23rd at UCSB:

12pm Lunch
12:20pm Talk 1: Tucker
1:00pm Talk 2: Anna P.
1:40pm Break (with snacks)
2:00pm Talk 3: Charlotte
2:40pm Talk 4: Xin

Monday November 24 at UCSB:

12pm Lunch
12:20pm Talk 1: Kasper
1:00pm Talk 2: Xiao-Lei
1:40pm Break (with snacks)
2:00pm Talk 3: Alessandro
2:40pm Talk 4: Kai
3:20pm Talk 5: Joey


Summer 2014

Talk slots for the summer group meeting days will be 40 minutes = 30 minutes of talk + 10 minutes
for questions and transition. Please aim to end your talk promptly so we have time for everyone!

Wednesday July 30th at UCLA:

9am Leave for UCLA (Drive is 1 hr 40 min with no traffic)
11am Arrive at UCLA
11:45am Talk 1: Anna Pancoast (Doubling the sample of AGNs with dynamical modeling of the broad line region)
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Talk 2: Kasper Borello Schmidt (The Grism Lens Amplified Lens Survey)
2:10pm Talk 3: Tommaso Treu (Co-evolution of black hole and galaxies)
2:50pm Talk 4: Anna Nierenberg
3:30pm Break (with snacks)
3:50pm Talk 5: Xin Wang (LensRemap: a convenient tool to test and tweak galaxy cluster lens models)
4:30pm Talk 6: Alessandro Sonnenfeld
5:10pm Walk/Drive to dinner
6:00 Dinner @ Nook Bistro
8pm Leave for UCSB

Friday August 29th at UCSB:

10:40am Talk 1: Kai Liao
11:20am Talk 2: Charlotte Mason
12pm Lunch
12:40pm Talk 3: Anupreeta More
1:20pm Talk 4: Joey Munoz
2pm Break (with snacks)
2:20pm Talk 5: Surhud More
3pm Talk 6: Tucker Jones


Spring 2014

Pizza will be served at the end of group meeting.

Wednesday April 2, 11am-12pm -- Dominique Sluse (TJ away)
Wednesday April 9, 11am-12pm -- Xin (AS, AP away)
Wednesday April 16, 11am-12pm -- Ale (KS, AP away)
Wednesday April 23, 11am-12pm -- Brandon (AP away)
Wednesday April 30, 11am-12pm -- Tucker (JM away, GLASS meeting)
Wednesday May 7, 11am-12pm -- Adriano
Wednesday May 14, 11am-12pm -- Charlotte (AA away)
Wednesday May 21, 11am-12pm -- Kai (AP, AA away) LOCATION CHANGE: 5th floor conference room
Wednesday May 28, 11am-12pm -- Kasper (AP, AA away)
Wednesday June 4, 11am-12pm -- Update: No group meeting!
Wednesday June 11, 11am-12pm -- No group meeting (Finals week)


Winter 2014


Thursday January 9, 12:30-1:30pm -- No group meeting
Thursday January 16, 12:30-1:30pm -- Xin
Thursday January 23, 12:30-1:30pm -- Joey
Thursday January 30, 12:30-1:30pm -- Andreas
Thursday February 6, 12:30-1:30pm -- Anna P. (TT away)
Thursday February 13, 12:30-1:30pm -- Adriano (AS, TJ away)
Thursday February 20, 12:30-1:30pm -- Xiao-Lei (TJ away; TT partially attending), room change: Broida 3302
Thursday February 27, 12:30-1:30pm -- Anna N. (TT away)
Thursday March 6, 12:30-1:30pm -- Charlotte
Thursday March 13, 12:30-1:30pm -- Kai (TT away)
Thursday March 20, 12:30-1:30pm -- No group meeting (Finals week)


Fall 2013


Thursday September 12, 12:30-1:30pm -- Anna N. presents (Xiao-Lei, TJ, KS, CM away)
Thursday September 26, 12:30-1:30pm -- Ale (AP, AN, KS away)
Thursday October 3, 12:30-1:30pm -- Brandon (AN, AS away)
Thursday October 10, 12:30-1:30pm -- Anna P. (AN, AS, CM, KS, TT away)
Thursday October 17, 12:30-1:30pm -- Adriano (AN, AS, TT away)
Thursday October 24, 12:30-1:30pm -- Kasper (AP, AN, AS, TT away)
Thursday October 31, 12:30-1:30pm -- Tucker (AP, TT away)
Thursday November 7, 12:30-1:30pm -- Andreas (TT away)
Thursday November 14, 12:30-1:30pm -- Xiao-Lei (AN, TJ away)
Thursday November 21, 12:30-1:30pm -- Charlotte (KS, TT away)
Thursday November 28, 12:30-1:30pm -- No group meeting: Happy Thanksgiving!
Thursday December 5, 12:30-1:30pm -- Kai
Thursday December 12, 12:30-1:30pm -- No group meeting: Finals week