Approved STSMs

2017

2nd round

Name Home Institution Host Institution Period Topic Report
Sofija Antic GSI Darmstadt
Germany
LPC CAEN
France
68
days
The crust-core phase transition for stellar matter within the relativistic mean-field DD-NLD model
Anthea  Fantina GANIL Caen
France
  Université Libre de Bruxelles
Belgium
10
days
 Equation of state of hot dense matter for application to proto-neutron stars and supernova cores
Morgane Fortin N. Copernicus Astronomical Center
Poland
University of Coimbra
Portugal
61 days Astrophysical and experimental constraints on the equation of state of dense matter  
Bruno Franzon FIAS Frankfurt am Main
Germany
Univeristy of Coimbra
Portugal
30 days Neutron star inner crust: effects of rotation and magnetic fields
Denys Malyshev Institut für Astronomie und Astrophysik Tübingen
Germany
Dublin City University
Ireland
21 days Detailed gamma-ray studies of V404 Cyg
Massimo Mannarelli Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso Assergi
Italy
FIAS Frankfurt
Germany
19 days Gravitational waves from isolated strange stars  
Alexei Maté Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik Garching
Germany
  University of Valencia
Spain
8 days Magnetar Magnetospheres
Alexander Mushtukov University of Amsterdam
Netherlands
University of Tuebingen
Germany
7 days Spectral properties of highly magnetized neutron stars at extremely low mass accretion rates
Helena Pais University of Coimbra
Portugal
FIAS Frankfurt
Germany
61 days An effective unified hadron-quark equation of state
Pantelis Pnigouras University of Tuebingen
Germany
University of Southampton
United Kingdom
15 days The role of the p-g instability during neutron star binary inspiral  
Adriana Raduta IFIN-HH  Bucharest-Magurele
Romania
FIAS Frankfurt
Germany
14 days Consequences of hyperon pairing for cooling of neutron stars
Zhivko Stoyanov Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy Sofia
Bulgaria
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Belgium
21 days Dense matter in superstrong magnetic fields  
Leonardo Taddei Technological University of Denmark
Denmark
Technical University of Catalonia Barcelona
Spain
11 days A study of neutron stars in globular clusters using Swift X-ray observations  
Sergey Tsygankov University of Turku
Finland
University of Tuebingen
Germany
7 days Stable accretion from the cold disc in highly magnetized neutron stars

1st round

Name Home Institution Host Institution Period Topic Report
Tiziano Abdelsalhin Sapienza University of Rome
Italy
  University of Tuebingen
Germany
21
days
Extracting information from gravitational wave data using Markov Chain Monte Carlo techniques
Nicolas Baillot D’Etivaux Nuclear Physics Institute of Lyon
France
Centro de Física Computacional
Portugal
7
days
On the possibility to constraint QCD critical property predictions with neutron star observables
Rubén Martin Cabezón  Universität Basel
Switzerland
 Stockholm University
Sweden
5
days
 Neutrino transport approximations for supernovae and neutron star mergers report
Ivan Dadic Ruder Boˇskovi’c Institute Zagreb
Croatia
 University of Wroclaw
Poland
15
days
Probing Out-of-Equilibrium Aspects for Pair-Instability Supernovae
Justin Elfritz University of Amsterdam
Netherlands
University of Alicante
Spain
11
days
3D NS evolution with finite externally-driven warped adiabatic magnetospheres
Konstantinos Gourgouliatos University of Leeds
United Kingdom
Academy of Athens
Greece
19
days
Coupling  the crust to the magnetosphere
Hovik Grigorian INR Dubna
Russia
Institute for Theoretical Physics
Poland
29
days
Cooling of hybrid neutron stars high-mass twin sequences
Hubert Hansen Institut de physique nucléaire de Lyon
France
Centro de Física Computacional
Portugal
7
days
Chiral models with statistical confinement and the equation of state of quark matter at finite density
Alexander Mushtukov University of Amsterdam
Netherlands
NORDITA
Sweden
13
days
Model of radiation-dominated accretion column above highly magnetized neutron star
Yuliya Mutafchieva Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy
Bulgaria
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Belgium
21
days
Structure Composition and Equation of State of Magnetar Crusts
Federico Maria Vincentelli Rome Observatory
Italy
IRAP
France
7
days
Timing analysis from a jet numerical code
Stoytcho Yazadjiev Sofia University
Bulgaria
University of Tuebingen
Germany
41
days
Quasinormal modes of neutron stars in massive scalar-tensor theories

2016

3rd round

Name Home Institution Host Institution Period Topic Report
Michal Bejger N. Copernicus Astronomical Center
Poland
  Wigner Research Centre for Physics
Hungary
20
days
Optimalization and Development of High-performance Computing Pipeline to Search for Gravitational Radiation from Rotating Neutron Stars by Means of GPU-based Hardware Accelerators
Francesco Coti Zelati INAF
Italy
Anton Pannekoek Institute
Netherlands
61
days
Systematic study of magnetars outburst and data analysis of the system RXJ0838-2827 report
Morgane Fortin  N. Copernicus Astronomical Center
Poland
  University of Coimbra
Portugal
91
days
Hyperons and thermal evolution of neutron stars: constraints on the equation of state of dense matter?
Denys Malyshev Institut fur Astronomie und Astrophysik Tubingen
Germany
Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies
Ireland
50
days
Phase-resolved gamma-ray spectroscopy of LS 5039 report
Alexander Mushtukov University of Amsterdam
Netherlands
 Ioffe Institute
Russia
12
days
Polarization of bright X-ray pulsars report
Juan Venancio Hernández Santisteban Anton Pannekoek Institute
Netherlands
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
62
days
Hubble Space Telescope UV spectroscopy of quiescent X-ray binaries report
Sergey Tsygankov University of Turku
Finland
Anton Pannekoek Institute
Netherlands
18
days
Development of the propeller effect model report

2nd round

Name Home Institution Host Institution Period Topic Report
Alexander Ayriyan Joint Institute for Nuclear Research Dubna
Russia
University of Wroclaw
Poland
21
days
Bayesian analysis based on M-R data of new class of hybrid EoS report
Angela Mecca INFN Roma
Italy
University of Barcelona
Spain
54
days
Structure and Dynamics of Dense Nuclear Matter report
Alexander Mushtukov University of Amsterdam
Netherlands
University of Turku
Finland
17
days
Timing properties of accretion onto highly magnetized neutron stars report
Yuliya Mutafchieva Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy Sofia
Bulgaria
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Belgium
21
days
Equation of state of highly-magnetised neutron-star crusts report
Giovanni Natale University of Central Lancashire Preston
United Kingdom
Institut de Ciencies de l'Espai Barcelona
Spain
46
days
Determining the nature of the ring–like infrared emission around the magnetar SGR 1900+14 with 3D dust radiative transfer report
Kristian Petrik Institute of Physics Bratislava
Slovakia
Institut de Physique Nucleaire de Lyon
France
40
days
Investigation and development of the novel mapping of the density-dependent relativistic Hatree-Fock theory onto the mean-field model report
Florian Preis Technical University Vienna
Austria
University of Southampton
United Kingdom
8
days
Equation of state of cold dense matter in compact stars from the gauge-gravity duality report
Andreas Zacchi Goethe-University Frankfurt
Germany
 Institut de Ciencies de l'Espai Barcelona
Spain
9
days
Compact stars within a SU(3) quark-meson model

1st round

Name Home Institution Host Institution Period Topic Report
Tullio Bagnoli SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research
Netherlands
University of Cambridge
Great Britain
13
days
Reflection spectra in accreting neutron stars report
Charalampos Markakis  University of Southampton
Great Britain
University of Tessaloniki
Greece
88
days
Neutron star perturbations: a Hamiltonian approach
Alexander Mushtukov University of Amsterdam
Netherlands
Universität Tübingen
Germany
12
days
Dynamics of the accretion flow in case of extremely bright X-ray pulsars report
Helena Pais University of Coimbra
Portugal
LPC Caen
France
61
days
Light clusters in stellar matter report
Audrey Trova Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences Prague
Czech Republic
Laboratoire d'astrophysique de Bordeaux
France
19
days
Equilibrium of loaded self-gravitating tori report

2015

Extraordinary round

Name Home Institution Host Institution Period Topic Report
David Edward Bruschi York Centre for Quantum Technologies
Great Britain
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel
7
days
Leaps in cosmology: gravitational wave detection with micrometer quantum systems report
Konstantin Maslov MEPhi
Russia
University of Matej Bel
Slowakia
11
days
Neutron star composition including higher SU(3) multiplets report
Antonios Nathanail Goethe University Frankfurt
Germany
Univeristy of Southampton
Great Britain
13
days
General-relativistic resistive-magnetohydrodynamic simulations of binary neutron stars

3rd round

Name Home Institution Host Institution Period Topic Report
Joao Barros SISSA
Italy
University of Coimbra
Portugal
  8 days Phenomelogical lattice models for neutron star crusts report
Giacomo Cannizzaro INAF
Italy
CSIC-IEEC
Spain
  31 days PStudy of timing and spectral properties of the low-B Magnetar SGR 0418+5729 report
Denys Malyshev  Universite de Geneve
Switzerland
DCU Dublin
Ireland
  50 days Unifying model of the gamma-ray binaries
Helena Pais University of Coimbra
Switzerland
GSI Darmstadt
Germany
  40 days A comparison of equation of state models with different cluster suppression mechanisms report
Alessandro Papitto Space Science Institute Barcelona
Spain
Astronomy Department of the University of Geneva
Switzerland
  12 days Hunting for transitional millisecond pulsars report
Kristian Petrík Slovak Academy of Sciences
Slovakia
 Institut de Physique Nucleaire de Lyon
France
  40 days A new relativistic approach for nuclear equation of state and application to neutron star physics report
Rainer Stiele Frankfurt University
Germany
EEC/CSIC
Spain
  58 days Compact stars in the Quark-Meson truncation of QCD
Valery Suleymanov University of Tübingen
Germany
University of Turku
Finland
  13 days Mass and radius of the rapidly rotating neutron star 4U 1608–52
Andrea Trombettoni SISSA
Italy
University of Coimbra
Portugal
  8 days Phenomelogical lattice models for neutron star crusts report
Federico Maria Vincentelli INAF
Italy
 Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy
Netherlands
  15 days Multiwavelength timing analysis of GX 339-4 report

2nd round

Name Home Institution Host Institution Period Topic Report
Alice Borghese Pannekoek Instituut
Netherlands
IEEC-CSIC
Spain
9
days
PULASR BRAKING INDEX MEASUREMENTS THANKS TO X/Gamma-RAY TIMING report
Dusko Borka Vinca Institute for Nuclear Sciences
Serbia
INFN Neaples
Italy
8
days
Extended theories of gravity and observations report
Vesna Borka Jovanovic Vinca Institute for Nuclear Sciences
Serbia
INFN Neaples
Italy
8
days
Extended theories of gravity and observations report
Giovanni Camelio Universita di Roma
Italy
University of Alicante
Spain
26
days
Early evolution of newly born proto-neutron stars report
Justin Elfritz Universiteit van Amsterdam
Netherlands
University of Alicante
Spain
10
days
Validation and initial testing of 3D neutron star magneto-thermal code report
Predrag Jovanovic Astronomical Observatory
Serbia
INFN Neaples
Italy
8
days
Extended theories of gravity and observations report
Dubravko Klabucar University of Zagreb
Croatia
Wigner Centre
Hungary
38
days
The U_A(1) symmetry restoration: Matching theory and experiment
Evgeni Kolomeitsev University of Matej Bel
Slovakia
MEPhI
Russia
15
days
Viscosity of superconducting neutron-star matter report
Manuel Linares Institute for Astrophysics of Canaries
Spain
DTU
Denmark
7
days
A STUDY OF NEUTRON STARS IN GLOBULAR CLUSTERS FROM NEW SWIFT X-RAY OBSERVATIONS report
Luciano Rezzolla University of Frankfurt
Germany
University of Oxford
Great Britain
16
days
Universal relations in compact stars report
Sergey Tsygankov University of Turku
Finland
Dublin Institue for Advanced Studies
Ireland
15
days
Study of orbital and superorbital variability in LSI +61 303 report
Dmitry Voskresensky MEPhi
Russia
University of Matej Bel
Slovakia
11
days
Dynamics of R-modes and cooling of young rapidly rotating pulsars report
Stoytcho Yazadjiev University of Sofia
Bulgaria
University of Tübingen
Germany
45
days
Probing generalized theories of gravity via gravitational waves emitted by oscillating neutron stars

1st round

Name Home Institution Host Institution Period Topic Report
Danai Antonopoulou University of Amsterdam
Netherlands
University of Southampton
United Kingdom
89
days
Using glitch observations to constrain the physics of neutron-star interiors report
Stefano Burrello INFN Catania
Italy
Laboratoire de Caen
France
31
days
Impact of pairing effects on thermodynamical properties of clustered stellar matter report
Fiorella Burgio INFN Catania
Italy
Frankfurt University
Germany
5
days
Quasi-radial pulsations in rotating Neutron Stars report
Filippo Galeazzi Frankfurt University
Germany
University of Valencia
Spain
10
days
General Relativistic Simulations of Black-Hole-Torus Systems with Microphysics report
Arnaud Le Fèvre GSI Darmstadt
Germany
Subatech Nantes
France
6
days
Constraining the nuclear matter equation of state around twice saturation density with HI collisions
Arturo Polls University of Barcelona
Spain
University of Coimbra
Portugal
6
days
Impurities in neutron matter report

2014

3rd round

Name Home Institution Host Institution Period Topic Report
David Edwin Alvarez Castillo JINR Dubna
Russia
Wroclaw University
Poland
32
days
Neutron star twins at high mass as an Indication for a critical point in the QCD Diagram report
Sanjin Benic Zagreb University
Croatia
Frankfurt University
Germany
21
days
A baryon-quark model and its application to extreme densities report
Hovik Grigorian JINR Dubna
Russia
Rostock University
Germany
29
days
Mott dissociation of baryons in compact stars
Adam Ingram University of Amsterdam
Netherlands
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
8
days
Eclipse mapping of the accretion flow onto Neutron Stars report
Nicolas Sanchis University of Valencia
Spain
MPI Garching
Germany
14
days
Implementation of the fCCZ4 formulation of Einstein equations in the numerical relativity code NADA report
Petr Shternin IOFFE St. Petersburg
Russia
INFN Catania
Italy
21
days
Neutrino emissivity in neutron star cores in the Brueckner-Hartree-Fock framework
Denitsa Staicova Academy of Science Sofia
Bulgaria
Frankfurt University
Germany
33
days
Minimal dilatonic gravity in full GR report
Nicolas Stergioulas University of Thessaloniki
Greece
MPI Garching
Germany
8
days
Magnetar Oscillations report
Valery Suleymanov University of Tübingen
Germany
University of Turko
Finland
13
days
Effect of rapid rotation on estimations of masses and radii of X-ray burstin neutron stars report
Francsco Zelati INAF Merate
Italy
Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy Amsterdam
Netherlands
91
days
Magnetars: extreme magnetic fields in neutron stars report

2nd round

Name Home Institution Host Institution Period Topic Report
Sanjin Benic Zagreb University
Croatia
Wroclaw University
Poland
16
days
Role of higher quark interactions in the mass-radii relation of compact stars report
Stefano Burrello Laboratori Nazionali del Sud
Italy
Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire Caen
France
31
days
Pairing effects in clustered stellar matter report
Stephanie Erickson University of Southampton
United Kingdom
Frankfurt University
Germany
6
days
Importing Elasticity to WhiskyTHC report
Michael Gabler MPI Garching
Germany
University of Valencia
Spain
16
days
Magnetar Magnetospheres report
Angela Mecca Sapienza Universita di Roma
Italy
Universitat de Barcelona
Spain
22
days
Unified description of equation of state and transport properties of the Fermi hard-sphere system report
Alexander Mushtukov University of Turko
Finland
Universität Tübingen
Germany
12
days
Reflection model for bright X-ray pulsars
Pablo Reig Foundation for Research & Technology Heraklion
Greece
University of Valencia
Spain
9
days
Correlated optical/X-ray variability of accreting X-ray pulsars report
Audrey Trova Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Science Prague
Czech Republic
Laboratoire d'astrophysique de Bordeaux
France
12
days
Charged self-gravitating tori report
Sergey Tsygankov Finnish Centre for Astronomy with ESO
Finland
Institut für Astronomie und Astrophysik Tübingen
Germany
12
days
Determination of the neutron stars fundamental parameters using fast flux variability

1st round

Name Home Institution Host Institution Period Topic
Daniel Barta Wigner Research Centre for Physics
Budapest
Cardiff University
United Kingdom
14
days
Reduced basis representations of gravitational waveform templates report
Wynn Ho University of Southampton
United Kingdom
INFN Sezione di Catania
Italy
5
days
Constraining nuclear physics models with observations of neutron star cooling report
Dalibor Kekez Rudjer Boskovic Institute Zagreb
Croatia
Universität Graz
Austria
28
days
Analytic structure of nonperturbative quark propagators
Denys Malyshev ISDC Versoix
Switzerland
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS)
Ireland
50
days
Study of the PSR B1259-63 2014 periastron passage report
Alessandro Pastore Université libre de Bruxelles
Belgium
l'Université de Lyon
France
12
days
Astrophysical applications of the nuclear response function in infinite matter report
Vadim Urpin A. F. Ioffe Institute St. Petersburg
Russia
INFN Sezione di Catania
Italy
43
days
Equation of state and the magnetic evolution of neutron stars in binary stellar systems report