Ivan Hubeny

Stay at the IAC: 31/05/2018 to 30/06/2018

Research line: Stellar Physics and Exoplanet sciences

Dr Ivan Hubeny obtained his PhD at the Charles University, Prague, and has since worked at Ondrejov Observatory of the Czech Academy of Sciences, the Joint Physics Institute of the University of Colorado at Boulder, and the Goddard Space Flight
Center in Washington DC. He is a Senior Research Scientist at the University of Arizona, and President of Commission G5 Stellar and Planetary Atmospheres of the International Astronomical Union.

His main interests are Theory of Stellar Atmospheres, Radiative Transfer, Extrasolar Planets and Brown Dwarfs Atmospheres, and Accretion Disk Models. Dr Hubeny has made many important  contributions to astrophysics, especially in the field of numerical modeling of stellar atmospheres. He is the author of TLUSTY, an open-source multi-purpose model atmosphere code, and has published more than 400 scientific papers which  have received over 10,000 citations. He has coauthored with Dimitry Mihalas the book 'Theory of Stellar Atmospheres: An Introduction to Astrophysical Non-equilibrium Quantitative Spectroscopic Analysis', a reference text book for astrophysics students.

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