Dr S Koposov
Sergey is a member of the following School research institute:
Galactic archaeology, Milky Way structure, Hyper-velocity stars, Large surveys, Statistics, Machine Larning
I have graduated from the Physics/Astronomy department of Moscow State University in 2006. After that I did my PhD in the University of Heidelberg with Prof. Hans-Walter Rix. I have defended my thesis on 'Understanding the Milky Way Halo through Large Surveys' in 2009. I then joined the Institute of Astronomy in the University of Cambridge as a research associate. In 2016 I received the Ernest Rutherford Fellowship to continue working in Cambridge. In 2017 I moved to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA as an assistant professor in the McWilliams Center for Cosmology. I was promoted to associate professor in 2020. In the same year I moved to Institute of Astronomy, University of Edinburgh as a Reader in Observational Astronomy.
Sergey has featured in the following recent School news stories:
- Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 491, 2, p. 2465-2480
- The southern stellar stream spectroscopic survey (S5): Overview, target selection, data reduction, validation, and early science DOI, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 490, 3, p. 3508-3531
- Astrophysical Journal, 911, 2, p. 1-24