November 22-27, 2015 - Campos do Jordão/SP - Brazil


       The XVII IAG/USP Advanced School on Astrophysics, organized by the department of astronomy of IAG-University of São Paulo, will be focused on 3D spectroscopy and spectral synthesis. The most important surveys involving these two techniques and the main scientific results provided by them will be presented. Data analysis and data treatment techniques will also be discussed. The main Lectures of the event will be given by:

  • Guy Worthey
    Washington State University

  • Michele Cappellari
    University of Oxford

  • Philippe Amram
    Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille

  • Richard Davies
    Max Planck Institute For Extraterrestrial Physics

  • Sebastián F. Sánchez
    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

       There will be review talks given by the researchers:

  • Roberto Cid Fernandes
    Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

  • Rosa M. González Delgado
    Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía

  • Thaisa Storchi-Bergmann
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

       There will also be invited talks given by the brazilian researchers:

  • Alberto R. Ardila
    Laboratório Nacional de Astrofísica

  • Cláudia L. Mendes de Oliveira
    IAG - Universidade de São Paulo

  • José Eduardo Telles
    Observatório Nacional

  • Paula R. T. Coelho
    IAG - Universidade de São Paulo

  • Roberto B. Menezes
    IAG - Universidade de São Paulo

  • Rogemar A. Riffel
    Universidade Federal de Santa Maria

  • Rogério Riffel
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

  • Tiago V. Ricci
    IAG - Universidade de São Paulo

        Scientific Organizing Committee:

  • (chair) João E. Steiner (IAG/USP)

  • Paula R. T. Coelho (IAG/USP)

  • Roberto Cid Fernandes (UFSC)

  • Thaisa Storchi-Bergmann (UFRGS)

        Local Organizing Committee:

  • Arianna Cortesi (IAG/USP)

  • (chair) João E. Steiner (IAG/USP)

  • Roberto B. Menezes (IAG/USP)

  • Rodrigo Nemmen (IAG/USP)

  • Tiago V. Ricci (IAG/USP)

    Background galaxy image credit: Gemini Observatory/Aura