Visit by Inger Jorgensen – University of Copenhagen

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22 May 2012

Visit by Inger Jorgensen

Inger Jorgensen is visiting DARK Tuesday 22 May 2012. She is here to giva a colloquium on the topic: The Gemini/HST Galaxy Cluster Project: The end of passive galaxy evolution for early-type galaxies.

Inger Jorgensen is the Head of Science Operations at Gemini North. She obtained her PhD in astronomy from Copenhagen University, Denmark, in 1993. Following a postdoctoral fellowship and a Hubble Fellowship at University of Texas, Austin, she joined Gemini in 1998. Her main research interests are the formation and evolution of galaxies. She currently leads an international research group carrying out an observational study of the stellar populations of galaxies in rich clusters between z=1 and the present using the Gemini Telescopes and the Hubble Space Telescope.