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Yamina N. TOUHAMI

CONTACT INFORMATION:

  • Phone: +1 404-413-6014
  • Email: yamina@chara.gsu.edu
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    • Postal Mail:
      Department of Physics and Astronomy
      Georgia State University
      P.O. Box 4106
      Atlanta, GA 30302-4106
      U.S.A.
    • Physical Mail:
      Astronomy Offices
      Georgia State University
      One Park Place, SE, Room 730
      Atlanta, GA 30303
      U.S.A


    EDUCATION

    • Ph.D. Astronomy, Georgia State University
    • M.S. Mathematical Risk Management, Georgia State University 2012
    • M.S. Physics, Ecole Normale Superieure-ENS, 2005
    • B.S. Physics, Universite de Pierre et Marie Curie, 2002
    Research Interest :
    • Characterisation of the Circumstellar Disks around massive Be-Stars: A survey of the 25 brightest Be stars in the northern hemisphere with The Long Baseline CHARA Array Interferometer
    • Spectro-Interferometry of the Inner regions of proplanetary disks around YSOs
    • Interferometric Observation and Analysis of Mass Transfer of the yellow Super Giant Rho Cas
    • Angular Diameters of Rapid Rotators


    Publications :
    Refereed Papers :
    • Gies, D. R., Bagnuolo, W. G., Jr., Baines, E. K., ten Brummelaar, T. A., Farrington, C. D., Goldfinger, P. J., Grundstrom, E. D., Huang, W., McAlister, H. A., Merand, A., Sturmann, J., Sturmann, L., Touhami, Y., Turner, N. H., Wingert, D. W., Berger, D. H., McSwain, M. V., Aufdenberg, J. P., Ridgway, S. T., Cochran, A. L., Lester, D. F., Sterling, N. C., Bjorkman, J. E., Bjorkman, K. S., Koubsky, P. 2007, ``CHARA Array K-band Measurements of the Angular Dimensions of Be Star Disks,'' Astrophysical Journal, 654, 527-543. astro-ph/0609501
    • Boyajian, T. S., McAlister, H. A., Baines, E. K., Gies, D., Henry, T., Jao, W.-C., O'Brien, D., Raghavan, D., Touhami, Y., ten Brummelaar, T. A., Farrington, C., Goldfinger, P. J., Sturmann, L., Sturmann, J., Turner, N. H., Ridgway, S. 2008, ` `Angular Diameters of the G Subdwarf mu Cassiopeiae A and the K Dwarfs sigma Draconis and HD~10780 from Interferometric Measurements with the CHARA Array,'' Astrophysical Journal, 683, 424-432.
    • Touhami, Y., Richardson, N. D., Gies, D. R., Schaefer, G. H., Boyajian, T. S., Williams, S. J., Grundstrom, E. D., McSwain, M. V., Clemens, D. P., Taylor, B. 2009, ``Spectral Energy Distributions of Be and Other Massive Stars,'' Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, submitted.
    Abstract and Contributed Papers
    • Gies, D., Boyajian, T., Farrington, C., McAlister, H., O'Brien, D., Richardson, N., Raghavan, D., Schaefer, G., ten Brummelaar, T., Touhami, Y., Turner, N. 2009, ``Massive Star Studies with the CHARA Array,'' in The Interferometric View on Hot Stars, ed. Th. Rivinius, Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica, in press
    • Touhami, Y., Gies, D., Boyajian, T., Farrington, C., McAlister, H., O'Brien, D., Richardson, N., Raghavan, D., Schaefer, G., ten Brummelaar, T., Turner, N. 2009, ``Observations and Analysis of Be Star Circumstellar Environments with the Long Baseline CHARA Array Interferometer,'' in The Interferometric View on Hot Stars, ed. Th. Rivinius, Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica, in press
    Published Abstarcts
    • Touhami, Y., Gies, D., McAlister, H., Merand, A., & Coude de Foresto, V. 2007, ``Be Star Visibility Curve Constraints from Measurements with the CHARA Array,'' American Astronomical Society Meeting 211, #57.11
    • Schaefer, G., Gies, D. R., Baines, E., Boyajian, T., Coude du Foresto, V., Farrington, C. D., Goldfinger, P. J., Grundstrom, E., McAlister, H. A., Merand, A., Monnier, J. D., Pedretti, E., Richardson, N., Ridgway, S. T., Sturmann, J., Sturmann, L., ten Brummelaar, T., Thureau, N., Touhami, Y., Turner, N. H., & Zhao, M. 2009, ``Imaging the Disk of Zeta Tau Using the CHARA Array,'' American Astronomical Society Meeting 213, #409.09
    • Touhami, Y., Gies, D., Coude de Foresto, V., & Schaefer, G. 2009, ``A Bagel-shaped Envelope To Model Circumstellar Material Around Rapidly Rotating Be-type Stars,'' American Astronomical Society Meeting 213, #409.18




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