Robert Williams

Robert Williams

Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore MD 21218-2410
Maryland (MD)
United States

Phone: +1 410 338 4963
Email: wmsstsciedu
Personal website: http://www.stsci.edu/~wms/
Organization website: http://www.stsci.edu/resources/

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
July 19, 2018

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past President of Executive Committee (2009-2012)
  • Past President Elect of Executive Committee (2006-2009)
  • Past Vice-President of Executive Committee (2003-2006)
  • Past Vice-President of Executive Committee (2000-2003)
  • Past Advisor of Executive Committee (2012-2015)
  • Past Member of Division V Variable Stars (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division VI Interstellar Matter (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 5 Documentation & Astronomical Data (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 28 Galaxies (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 34 Interstellar Matter (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 42 Close Binary Stars (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Resolutions Committee (2003-2006)
  • Past Member of Special Nominating Committee (2012-2015)
  • Past Member of Special Nominating Committee (2009-2012)
  • Past Member of Special Nominating Committee (2000-2003)
  • Past Member of Executive Committee WG Public Naming of Planets and Planetary Satellites
  • Past Member of Commission 5 WG Time Domain Astronomy (2015-2015)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.2 - Extraterrestrial intelligence, 1.9 - Astronomy outreach
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.7 - Atomic data, 2.8 - Atomic processes, 2.17 - Lines, 2.28 - Radiative transfer
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.10 - Telescopes: optical
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.4 - Surveys
9 - Interstellar medium (ISM), nebulae: 9.8 - ISM: general, 9.9 - ISM: HII regions
10 - The Galaxy: 10.1 - Galaxy: abundances, 10.2 - Galaxy: bulge
11 - Galaxies: 11.2 - Galaxies: active, 11.9 - Galaxies: evolution
12 - Cosmology: 12.11 - Cosmology: large-scale structure of Universe

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