KITP Program: Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations
(Jan 9 - Mar 30, 2017)
Coordinators: Omer Blaes, Joan Najita, Jim Stone, and Neal Turner
Scientific Advisors: Christian Knigge and Jean-Pierre Lasota-Hirszowicz

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Time Speaker Title
1/09, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting
1/10, 2:00pm Abigail Stevens
University of Amsterdam
Comparing origins of low-frequency quasi-periodic oscillations with spectral-timing[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/12, 2:00pm Diego Altamirano
Univ. of Southampton & KITP
A tale of radiation pressure dominated disks: Theory, observations, and cycles of life[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/17, 2:00pm Yan-Fei Jiang
3D Global Radiation MHD Simulations of AGN accretion disks[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/19, 2:00pm Steve Tobias
(Univ. of Leeds & KITP)
Geoffroy Lesur
Challenges in Simulating Multiple Scales in Accretion Disk Turbulence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/24, 2:00pm Julian Krolik
Johns Hopkins & KITP
Accretion in Eccentric Disks: Tidal Disruptions and Elsewhere[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/26, 2:00pm Jean-Marie Hameury
Strasbourg Astronomical Observatory & KITP
The Disk Instability Model in Dwarf Novae and Soft X-Ray Transients[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
1/26, 2:00pm Guillaume Dubus
The Disk Instability Model in Dwarf Novae and Soft X-Ray Transients[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/26, 2:00pm Christian Knigge
(Southampton & KITP)
Paul Groot
(Radboud & KITP)
Jean-Pierre Lasota
Discussion on CV Low States: Is There An Accretion Flow?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
01/30 12:15pm Omer Blaes
Bridging the Gap Between MHD Theories of Astrophysical Accretion Disks and Observations[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
1/31, 9:00am Xuening Bai
Discussion: Magnetized protostellar disk winds[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/31, 2:00pm Mario Flock
Caltech & KITP
Feasibility of Observing MHD Turbulence in Protostellar Disks with ALMA[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/01, 9:00am Christian Knigge
Nick Higginbottom
(Southampton & KITP)
Discussion on Mechanisms behind jets & disk winds, from WDs to SMBHs [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/02, 9:00am Prateek Sharma
(Indian Institute of Science & KITP)
Jason Dexter
Discussion on Collisionless flows in Sagittarius A*[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/02, 2:00pm Oliver Gressel
Niels Bohr Institute & KITP
Characterizing the Mean-Field Dynamo in Turbulent Accretion Disks[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/03, 9:00am Guillaume Dubus
Discussion on transitional millisecond pulsars[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/06-10 Conference: Disks, Dynamos, and Data: Confronting MHD Accretion Theory with Observations
2/13, 2:00pm All participants Organizational Meeting
2/14, 9:00am Lee Hartmann
Michigan & KITP
Discussion on FU Orionis objects[Slides]
2/14, 2:00pm Edwin Bergin
Michigan & KITP
Snow Lines and Transport in Protoplanetary Disks[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/15, 9:00am Bergin, Hartmann
Hughes, Najita
Discussion on T Tauri disk outflows
2/15, 2:00pm All Participants Discussion on protostellar disk observations vs. theory
2/16, 9:00am All Participants Discussion: Introductions and younger participants[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/16, 2:00pm Shigenobu Hirose
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Gravito-turbulence in Irradiated Protoplanetary Disks[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/16, 4:00pm Xuening Bai
Protoplanetary Disks and Planet Formation: A Microphysical Perspective[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Colloquium
2/17, 9:00am Meredith Hughes
Wesleyan & KITP
Discussion on protostellar disk flow constraints from ALMA
2/21, 9:00am All Participants Coffee/Discussion/Organizational Meeting
2/21, 2:00pm Paul Groot
Radboud Univ. & KITP
BlackGEM and MeerLICHT[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/22, 9:00am Jean-Marie Hameury
Strasbourg Astronomical Observatory & KITP
Coffee and Discussion on Hysteresis in Dwarf Novae[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/22, 2:00pm All Participants Discussion on Variability across Source Classes
2/23, 9:00am All Participants Coffee, Introductions and Discussion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/23, 10:15am Paula Szkody
Kepler data on an eclipsing accreting white dwarf system[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/23, 2:00pm Jake Simon
Turbulence vs. Wind: How is angular momentum transported in protoplanetary disks?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/24, 9:00am All Participants Coffee and Discussion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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