1;2c Sylvain Veilleux: Vitae
Sylvain Veilleux
Sylvain Veilleux

Department of Astronomy & Joint Space-Science Institute

University of Maryland, College Park

Short Bio

- Available on the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation website (2014)

Education

- Ph.D. Astrophysics, 1989, University of California, Santa Cruz (Advisor: Donald E. Osterbrock)
- B. S. Physics, 1984, Université de Montréal

Positions Held

- Professor of Astronomy, U. Maryland, 2005-...
- Optical Director, U. Maryland, 2003-...
- Guggenheim Fellow, U. Maryland, 2015 (Spring)
- Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Visiting Professor - renewed visit, MPE, Garching, Germany, 2012 (Sep - Dec)
- NPP Senior Fellow, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 2012 (Jan - Aug)
- Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Visiting Professor, MPE, Garching, Germany, 2009 (Feb - Aug)
- Visiting Faculty, California Institute of Technology, 2003 (Jan - Dec)
- Visiting Research Fellow, Carnegie Observatories, 2003 (Jan - Dec)
- Associate Professor of Astronomy, U. Maryland, 2000-2005
- Assistant Professor of Astronomy, U. Maryland, 1995-2000
- Hubble Fellow, National Optical Astronony Observatory, 1992-1995
- NSERC (Canada) Fellow, University of Hawaii, 1989-1992

Awards

- Aspen Institute Italia Award, 2017
- Hunstead Visiting Fellowship, University of Sydney, Australia, 2016
- Guggenheim Fellowship, 2014
- Keck Foundation Award, 2013
- NOVA Lecturer, Nijmegen, Leiden, and Groningen, Netherlands, 2012
- Humboldt Prize or Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Research Award (U.S. senior scientists; renewed visit), 2012
- NPP Senior Fellowship, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 2012
- Humboldt Prize or Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Research Award (U.S. senior scientists), 2008
- "Research Leaders" recognition: success in research, U. Maryland, 2004, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2015-2017
- Graduate Research Board Award, U. Maryland, 2002
- NSF/CAREER Award, 1999-2004
- Cottrell Scholarship, 1998-2003
- NASA/LTSA Award 1997-2002
- Hubble Fellowship, 1992-1995
- NSERC (Canada) Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1989-91
- FCAR (Québec) Postgraduate Scholarship, 1988-89
- NSERC (Canada) Postgraduate Scholarship, 1984-88
- UC Regents Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz, 1984-85
- NSERC (Canada) Summer Fellowship, 1982
- Undergraduate Scholarship, U. of Montréal, 1981

More Detailed CV (last updated in March 2016)