As traveling was quite a reasonable part of the science jobs, and mostly accompanied by giving a talk somewhere, I kept track of where I went and what I said. The title of a talk or poster is stated here.

In the past...

  • July 8 - 14: Cambridge, UK, 'Mind the Gap', talk: What ingredients are important for what in galaxy formation simulations?
  • April 20 - 30: Leiden, the Netherlands, Lorent Center meeting on 'What regulates galaxy evolution?'
  • Mar 18: Princeton, Galaxy Journal club, lead discussion: The physical properties of simulated galaxies at z=2
  • Feb 4 - 18: The Netherlands, visa business, baby show off and collaboration in Leiden

  • 2012:
  • Aug 29 - Sep 18: The Netherlands, talks in Groningen (Sep 5), Dwingeloo (Sep 6) & Leiden (Sep 12): Understanding and observing simulated galaxy populations.
  • Aug 7 - 10: Santa Cruz (CA), CANDELS Theory workshop, talk: Who am I and how can I be of use?
  • Feb 22 - Mar 3: Skiing holiday in Flachau, Austria + visit Vienna
  • Jan 30 - 31: University of Wisconsin, Madison, talk: Growing and observing galaxies in a computer
  • Jan 24 - 26: Chicago, workshop on visulaization package yt
  • Jan 8 - 12: AAS Meeting, Texas, Austin
  • Jan 5: Talk at UT, Austin: Galaxy Formation models and how to observe them

  • 2011:
  • Dec 12 - 13: National Academies, Washington DC, panel on "The Postdoctoral Experience in the US".
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  • Oct 8 - 17: Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, UK, workshop "Following the photons"
  • July 4-10: Visiting the TMoX Group at MPE, Garching, Germany.
  • Jan 26: STScI, Baltimore, CoolSci talk series: Nature and nurture in galaxy formation simulations.

  • 2010:
  • Dec 3-12: Leiden, the Netherlands, defending my thesis at Dec 7, 11h15
  • Dec 10: Sterrekundig Instituut Utrecht, talk: Nature (maybe Nurture) in Galaxy Formation Simulations.

  • 2009:
  • Tour through the United States of America, with the talk: Nature and nurture in galaxy formation simulations, I visited:
    1. Nov 13: Steward Observatory, Tucson, Arizona
    2. Nov 17: University of California, San Diego
    3. Nov 18: University of California, Irvine
    4. Nov 24: Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge
    5. Dec 1: American Museum of Natural History, New York
    6. Dec 3: Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore
  • Stockholm Observatory, Sweden, October 13, talk: Nature and nurture in galaxy formation simulations
  • Department of Mathematical Physics and Astronomy, Gent University, Belgium, October 2, talk: Nature and nurture in galaxy formation simulations
  • IAU General Assembly, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 3-14
  • Nederlandse Astronomen Conferentie, Kerkrade, Netherlands, May 13-15, talk: Physical properties of simulated galaxies
  • Virgo collaboration meeting, Garching, Germany, January 28-29

  • 2008:
  • Galaxies in Real Live and Simulations, Leiden, The Netherlands, September 15 - 19, talk: Galaxies in real life versus simulations
  • Nederlandse Astronomen Conferentie, Dalfsen, The Netherlands, May 7 - 9, poster: Stellar masses and star formation rates in galaxy formation simulations
  • Galaxy evolution from a mass-selected sample, Leiden, The Netherlands, Jan 28 - Feb 1, talk: Properties of halos in galaxy formation simulations

  • 2007:
  • Virgo collaboration meeting, Durham, UK, December 17-19, talks: Column densities of OWLS halos and Stellar masses and star formation rates of OWLS halos
  • Next Generation of Computational Models of Baryonic Physics in Galaxy Formation: From Protostellar Cores to Disk Galaxy Formation, Zurich, Switzerland, September 17-21, talk: The Importance of Dust for the Galaxy Luminosity Function
  • Gas accretion and star formation in Galaxies, Garching, Germany, September 10-14
  • Nederlandse Astronomen Conferentie, Veldhoven, Netherlands, May 14-16, poster: Shaping the Luminosity Function: The effect of dust attenuation
  • Virgo collaboration meeting, Leiden, Netherlands, January 15-19, talk: Shaping the Luminosity Function: The effect of dust attenuation

  • 2006:
  • NOVA Fall School, Dwingeloo, The Netherlands, Oct 9-13, talk: Dust attenuation in galaxy formation simulations
  • Mass loss from stars and the evolution of stellar clusters, Lunteren, The Netherlands, May 29 - Jun 1, poster: Variation of the cluster luminosity function across the disk of M51
  • Nederlandse Astronomen Conferentie, Ameland, The Netherlands, May 10-12, poster: A maximum star cluster mass in the disk of M51
  • Workshop on star clusters, International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland, April 3-9
  • Other talks

  • Lunch talk, Leiden Observatory, The Netherlands, July 2008: The star cluster population of the Whirlpool Galaxy: radii, luminosities and an upper mass limit
  • International Festival for Astronomy, Bunnik, The Netherlands, November 2007: How to grow galaxies in a computer
  • Lunch talk, Astronomical Institue of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, March 2006: Can star clusters be arbitrarily massive? - Spiral Galaxy M51 as a test case
  • Utrecht student symposium, April 25, 2005: Star clusters

  • For the rest, I have given a whole lot of talks to audiences ranging from very young to very old, about all sorts of astronomical subjects. These were all in Dutch. Topics include: all kinds of introductory talks, stellar evolution, deepsky objects, cosmology and on slightly higher level: star and star cluster formation and evolution, galaxy formation, cosmology and alternative theories of gravity.


    Contact details

    Marcel R. Haas

    Leiderdorp, Schiedam

    The Netherlands


    +31 - 6 1151 5535

    E-mail: mail_at_marcelhaas_dot_com