Virginia Trimble

Virginia Trimble

University of California Irvine
Physics-Astronomy Department
4575 Physics
Irvine CA 92697-4575
California (CA)
United States

Phone: +1 949 824 6948
Email 1: vtrimbleuciedu
Email 2: vtrimbleastroumdedu
Organization website: http://www.physics.uci.edu/

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
November 15, 2018

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past President of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (2000-2003)
  • Past President of Division XII Union-Wide Activities (2003-2006)
  • Past President of Commission 28 Galaxies (1994-1997)
  • Past Vice-President of Commission G1 Binary and Multiple Star Systems (2015-2018)
  • Past Vice-President of Commission 28 Galaxies (1991-1994)
  • Past Vice-President of Executive Committee (1997-2000)
  • Past Vice-President of Executive Committee (1994-1997)
  • Past Secretary of Division G Stars and Stellar Physics (2012-2015)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (2003-2006)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (2000-2003)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (1997-2000)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Division XII Union-Wide Activities (2009-2012)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Division XII Union-Wide Activities (2006-2009)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Division XII Union-Wide Activities (2003-2006)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission G1 Binary and Multiple Star Systems (2015-2018)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 26 Double & Multiple Stars (1997-2000)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 26 Double & Multiple Stars (1994-1997)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 28 Galaxies (1997-2000)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 28 Galaxies (1988-1991)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 47 Cosmology (1988-1991)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 47 Cosmology (1985-1988)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 48 High-Energy Astrophysics (1991-1994)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 48 High-Energy Astrophysics (1988-1991)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 48 High-Energy Astrophysics (1985-1988)
  • Past Advisor of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (2003-2006)
  • Past Advisor of Division XII Union-Wide Activities (2006-2009)
  • Past Steering Committee Member of Division G Stars and Stellar Physics (2015-2018)
  • Past Steering Committee Member of Division G Stars and Stellar Physics (2012-2015)
  • Past Member of Division III Planetary Systems Sciences (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division IV Stars (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division V Variable Stars (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division XI Space & High Energy Astrophysics (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division XII Union-Wide Activities (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 5 Documentation & Astronomical Data (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 26 Double & Multiple Stars (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 28 Galaxies (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 35 Stellar Constitution (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 41 History of Astronomy (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 42 Close Binary Stars (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 44 Space & High Energy Astrophysics (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 46 Astronomy Education & Development (2015-2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 47 Cosmology (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 48 High-Energy Astrophysics
  • Past Member of Commission 51 Bio-Astronomy (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 53 Extrasolar Planets (WGESP) (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Resolutions Committee (2000-2003)
  • Past Member of Resolutions Committee (1997-2000)
  • Past Member of Commission 41 WG Archaeoastronomy and Astronomy in Culture (2015-2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 41 WG Astronomy and World Heritage (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Division VIII WG Supernovae
  • Past Member of Commission 5 WG Time Domain Astronomy (2015-2015)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.2 - Extraterrestrial intelligence, 1.3 - History and philosophy of astronomy, 1.5 - Publications, bibliography, 1.7 - Sociology of Astronomy, 1.8 - Communicating Astronomy with the Public
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.1 - Asteroseismology, 2.9 - Black hole physics, 2.13 - Gravitation, 2.15 - Gravitational waves, 2.22 - Neutrinos
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.6 - Site testing, 3.8 - Space instruments, 3.10 - Telescopes: optical, 3.13 - Interferometry
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.1 - Astronomical databases: miscellaneous, 4.4 - Surveys
5 - Astrometry and celestial mechanics: 5.1 - Astrometry, 5.3 - Eclipses, 5.6 - Parallaxes, 5.7 - Proper motions, 5.9 - Time
6 - The Sun: 6.1 - Sun: abundances, 6.7 - Sun: evolution, 6.11 - Sun: fundamental parameters, 6.18 - Sun: magnetic fields, 6.23 - Sun: rotation
7 - Planetary systems: 7.1 - Earth, 7.8 - Minor planets, asteroids, 7.9 - Near Earth Objects , 7.13 - Zodiacal dust, 7.14 - Exoplanets
8 - Stars: 8.1 - Stars: abundances, 8.4 - Stars: binaries, 8.5 - Stars: black holes, 8.11 - Stars: evolution, 8.37 - Stars: supernovae
9 - Interstellar medium (ISM), nebulae: 9.1 - ISM: abundances, 9.5 - ISM: cosmic rays, 9.6 - ISM: dust, extinction, 9.10 - ISM: Herbig-Haro objects, 9.17 - ISM: supernova remnants
10 - The Galaxy: 10.1 - Galaxy: abundances, 10.3 - Galaxy: center, 10.7 - Galaxy: fundamental parameters, 10.9 - Galaxy: globular clusters: general, 10.14 - Galaxy: nucleus
12 - Cosmology: 12.1 - Cosmology: cosmic background radiation, 12.2 - Cosmology: cosmological parameters, 12.6 - Cosmology: dark matter, 12.7 - Cosmology: dark energy, 12.10 - Cosmology: early Universe

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