IAU Committees

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IAU Executive Committee

President: Norio KAIFU, NAOJ

President-Elect: Silvia Torres-Peimbert, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

General Secretary: Thierry Montmerle, Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris

Assistant General Secretary: Piero Benvenuti, University of Padua

Vice-President: Matthew Colless, The Australian National University/Mount Stromio Observatory

Vice-President: Renée C. Kraan-Korteweg, University of Cape Town

Vice-President: Xiaowei LIU, Peking University

Vice-President: Jan Palouš, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic

Vice-President: Dina K. Prialnik, Tel Aviv University

Vice-President: Marta G. Rovira, National Council of Science of Technology

Advisor: Ian F. Corbett

Advisor: George Kildare Miley, Leiden University

Advisor: Robert Williams, STScI


Local Organizing Committee

  • Roy Gal, Chair, Institute for Astronomy
  • Debbie Goodwin, W. M. Keck Observatory
  • Shadia Habbal, Institute for Astronomy
  • Guenther Hasinger, Institute for Astronomy
  • Saeko Hayashi, Subaru Telescope
  • Stewart Hunter, Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station
  • Markus Kissler-Patig, Gemini Observatory
  • Ka’iu Kimura, Imiloa Astronomy Center
  • Michael Maberry, IfA Maui/Haleakala
  • Nadine Manset, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
  • David Sanders, Institute for Astronomy
  • Mike Shanahan, Bishop Museum
  • Alan Tokunaga, Infrared Telescope Facility