A. Meiksin

University of Edinburgh
Institute for Astronomy
Royal Observatory
Blackford Hill
Edinburgh EH9 3HJ
Lothian
United Kingdom

NCA adherence: United Kingdom

Last updated:
August 18, 2021

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past President of Inter-Division B-H-J Commission Intergalactic Medium (2015-2018)
  • Past Advisor of Inter-Division B-H-J Commission Intergalactic Medium (2018-2021)
  • Past Steering Committee Member of Division J Galaxies and Cosmology (2015-2018)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Inter-Division B-H-J Commission Intergalactic Medium (2015-2018)
  • Past Member of Cross-Division D-J Commission Supermassive Black Holes, Feedback and Galaxy Evolution (2015-2021)
  • Past Member of Commission 44 Space & High Energy Astrophysics (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 47 Cosmology (2012-2015)
  • Past Member of Division XI Space & High Energy Astrophysics (until 2012)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.3 - History and philosophy of astronomy
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.8 - Atomic processes, 2.13 - Gravitation, 2.16 - Hydrodynamics, 2.28 - Radiative transfer, 2.30 - Scattering
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.4 - Surveys
8 - Stars: 8.1 - Stars: abundances, 8.5 - Stars: black holes, 8.10 - Stars: formation, 8.11 - Stars: evolution, 8.29 - Stars: Population III
9 - Interstellar medium (ISM), nebulae: 9.1 - ISM: abundances, 9.3 - ISM: bubbles, 9.4 - ISM: clouds, 9.11 - ISM: jets and outflows, 9.12 - ISM: kinematics and dynamics
10 - The Galaxy: 10.1 - Galaxy: abundances, 10.5 - Galaxy: evolution, 10.6 - Galaxy: formation, 10.9 - Galaxy: globular clusters: general, 10.13 - Galaxy: kinematics and dynamics
11 - Galaxies: 11.1 - Galaxies: abundances, 11.9 - Galaxies: evolution, 11.10 - Galaxies: formation, 11.16 - Galaxies: intergalactic medium, 11.28 - Galaxies: quasars
12 - Cosmology: 12.2 - Cosmology: cosmological parameters, 12.5 - Cosmology: theory, 12.6 - Cosmology: dark matter, 12.11 - Cosmology: large-scale structure of Universe, 12.13 - Cosmology: dark ages, reionization, first stars

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