Joseph Flasher, University of
* Constraints on the properties of the massive stars progenitors of the long Gamma-Ray Bursts through time-variable opacities in their environment: the case of GRB 021004.
Kevin Heng, University of Colorado:
* Calculation of time-dependent dust echoes in Gamma-Ray Bursts.
* Determination of the extinction curve in the host galaxies of Gamma-Ray Bursts,
Enrico Bozzo, University of Rome (visitor at Colorado):
* Spin-up/spin-down transitions in accreting X-ray Binaries.
* The propeller mechanism in accreting binaries.
Anna Pietarila, University of Oslo and NCAR (Boulder)
* Timing differences in the outbursts of Anomalous X-ray Pulsars and Soft Gamma-Ray Repeaters.
Peter Robinson, University of Colorado
* Computation of the rest-frame Ultraviolet Spectra of Gamma-Ray Bursts from massive rapidly-rotating stellar progenitors.
Federico Bernardini, University of Rome (visitor at Colorado)
* Spectral and timing analysis of the quiescent state of the Anomalous X-ray Pulsar XTEJ1810-197.
Ting Yan, University of Colorado
* The influence of fallback disks on the birth properties of neutron stars.
Vigano', University of Alicante (visitor at Colorado)
* Magnetothermal evolution of isolated neutron stars, and observational predictions for spectra and light curves.
Sebastien Guillot, McGill
University (visitor at Colorado)
* Constraints on the magnetic topology of magnetars in quiescence through spectral and timing analysis of their X-ray emission.
Taeho Ryu, Stony Brook
* Astrophysical applications of few-body scatterings, Hot Jupiters
Shawn Hoose (Undergraduate), Stony Brook
* Convection in Hot Jupiters
Samantha Scibelli (Undergraduate), Stony Brook
* Caustics in Spiral Galaxy Lensing
Yihan Wang, Stony Brook
* Tidal disruption events, hypervelocity stars, binary supermassive black holes, etc.