It was recently announced by the TMT Science Advisory Committee that Professor Mauro Giavalisco has been selected to be a member of the "Early universe, galaxy formation and the intergalactic medium" International Science Development Team (ISDT) of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT).
Professor Daniela Calzetti has been invited as a Raymond and Beverley Sackler Distinguished Visitor to the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UK, for the Fall of 2014. She will be spending two months of her sabbatical year at the Institute of Astronomy.
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Professor Daniel Wang was recently elected to a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the High Energy Division of the American Astronomical Society.
Professor Daniel Calzetti has been nominated Chair of the AAS Dannie Heineman Prize Committee for the year 2014. Her term on the committee will continue until the end of 2015.
Professor Daniela Calzetti has been nominated to the NASA COPAG (Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group) Executive Committee, with a 3 year term. See article on NASA COPAG.
Professor Daniel Wang was recently appointed as a Yixing (endowed) Visiting Chair Professorship at Nanjing University in China. This appointment lasts for three years. The award is for his international reputation as a distinguished astronomer, and his outstanding contribution to the school of astronomy and space science of the university.
Professor Daniel Wang had an extended visit early this year to the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge University as a Raymond and Beverley Sackler Distinguished Visiting Astronomer.
Professor Mauro Giavalisco, with international team, identifies earliest galaxy ever detected.
Professor Daniel Wang and an international team discover why massive black holes consume less material than expected.