Valentin Ivanov

Staff Astronomer
European Southern Observatory
Participates in 3 items
Valentin D. Ivanov is a Bulgarian astronomer working in the European Southern Observatory. His primary research areas are: star clusters, formation of stars, brown dwarfs, and exoplanets. He was born in the town of Bourgas, Bulgaria in 1967, obtained his MS in physics and astronomy at the University of Sofia in 1992. He earned a PhD at the University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. in 2001. He became a fellow at the European Southern Observatory (ESO), on La Silla and Cerro Paranal and 2001 and a staff astronomer in 2003. Science fiction is his hobby. He has about thirty stories appearing in Bulgaria and a few in various English language venues. His stories has been translated in German and Russian as well. In 2006, together with Kiril Dobrev, he has published a science fiction story collection in Bulgarian.

Sessions in which Valentin Ivanov participates

Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
9:00
9:00
COVID-19: A Great Filter? - 50 minutes - 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar) Panel
Valentin Ivanov, European Southern Observatory (Moderator) Vylar Kaftan (Panelist) Ion Newcombe, AntipodeanSF (Panelist) James Cambias (Panelist)

Sunday 2 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
9:00
9:00
Recent Scientific Breakthroughs - What's Hot? - 50 minutes - 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar) Panel
G. David Nordley, Self Employed (Panelist) Bill Higgins, Fermilab (Panelist) L. Suzanne Casement, Northrop Grumman Space Systems (Moderator) Taiyo Fujii, SFWJ (Panelist) Valentin Ivanov, European Southern Observatory (Panelist)
13:00
13:00
Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar) Panel
Shiv Ramdas (Panelist) Yasser Bahjatt, Jeddi High Council (Panelist) Terrie Hashimoto (Panelist) Zaza Koshkadze (Moderator) Valentin Ivanov, European Southern Observatory (Panelist)