Dr Andrea Miglio PhD

Dr Andrea Miglio

School of Physics and Astronomy
Reader in asteroseismology

Contact details

Address
School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Andrea Miglio is a Reader in asteroseismology in the Sun, Stars, and Exoplanets  group.

He has published over 200 papers in scientific journals in the field of stellar physics and stellar variability. He is actively involved in the activities and planning of several working groups within the space missions including the NASA Kepler, K2, and TESS missions and the future ESA planet-finding space telescope PLATO.

He is currently the PI of the ERC consolidator grant asterochronometry - Galactic archeology with high temporal resolution (2018-2023).

Qualifications

  • PhD in Astrophysics, Université de Liège, 2007
  • DEA en Sciences, Université de Liège, 2005
  • Laurea in Fisica, Univesità degli Studi di Milano, 2002

Teaching

  • Y3 Group Studies
  • Y3 The Life and Death of Stars
  • Y4 Project Supervision
  • MPAGS module on Stars

Postgraduate supervision

Andrea Miglio has published over 150 papers in scientific journals in the field of stellar physics and stellar variability. He is actively involved in the activities and planning of several working groups within the space missions CoRoT, Kepler, K2, TESS and the ESA planet-finding candidate mission PLATO. He is interested in the following research themes:

Asteroseismology
Stellar Structure and Evolution,
Stellar Population synthesis

Dr Miglio supervises research PhDs in asteroseismology.

Other activities

 Member of the:

  • CoRoT Seismology Working Group (2007 – )
  • Kepler Asteroseismic Science Consortium (2009 – )
  • ESA Plato Mission Consortium (2010 – )
  • Gaia Research for European Astronomy Training (GREAT) (2008 –)
  • CoRoT Co-Investigator (2012 –)

Publications

Recent publications

Article

SAC (Stellar Astrophysics Centre) 2020, 'Age dating of an early Milky Way merger via asteroseismology of the naked-eye star $ν$ Indi', Nature Astronomy. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-019-0975-9

Howe, R, Chaplin, WJ, Basu, S, Ball, WH, Davies, GR, Elsworth, Y, Hale, SJ, Miglio, A, Nielsen, MB & Viani, LS 2020, 'Solar cycle variation of $ν_{\rm max}$ in helioseismic data and its implications for asteroseismology', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 493, no. 1. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnrasl/slaa006

Rendle, BM, Miglio, A, Chiappini, C, Valentini, M, Davies, GR, Mosser, B, Elsworth, Y, García, RA, Mathur, S, Jofré, P, Worley, CC, Casagrande, L, Girardi, L, Lund, MN, Feuillet, DK, Gavel, A, Magrini, L, Khan, S, Rodrigues, TS, Johnson, JA, Cunha, K, Lane, RL, Nitschelm, C & Chaplin, WJ 2019, 'The K2 Galactic Caps Project -- Going Beyond the \textit{Kepler} Field and Ageing the Galactic Disc', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 490, no. 4. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz2454

Campante, TL, Corsaro, E, Lund, MN, Mosser, B, Serenelli, A, Veras, D, Adibekyan, V, Antia, HM, Ball, W, Basu, S, Bedding, TR, Bossini, D, Davies, GR, Mena, ED, García, RA, Handberg, R, Hon, M, Kane, SR, Kawaler, SD, Kuszlewicz, JS, Lucas, M, Mathur, S, Nardetto, N, Nielsen, MB, Pinsonneault, MH, Reffert, S, Aguirre, VS, Stassun, KG, Stello, D, Stock, S, Vrard, M, Yıldız, M, Chaplin, WJ, Huber, D, Bean, JL, Orhan, ZÇ, Cunha, MS, Christensen-Dalsgaard, J, Kjeldsen, H, Metcalfe, TS, Miglio, A, Monteiro, MJPFG, Nsamba, B, Örtel, S, Pereira, F, Sousa, SG, Tsantaki, M & Turnbull, MC 2019, 'TESS Asteroseismology of the known red-giant host stars HD 212771 and HD 203949', The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 885, no. 1. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab44a8

Vincenzo, F, Miglio, A, Kobayashi, C, Mackereth, JT & Montalban Iglesias, J 2019, 'He abundances in disc galaxies - I. Predictions from cosmological chemodynamical simulations', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 630, A125, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201935886

Mackereth, JT, Bovy, J, Leung, HW, Schiavon, RP, Trick, WH, Chaplin, WJ, Cunha, K, Feuillet, DK, Majewski, SR, Martig, M, Miglio, A, Nidever, D, Pinsonneault, MH, Aguirre, VS, Sobeck, J, Tayar, J & Zasowski, G 2019, 'Dynamical heating across the Milky Way disc using APOGEE and Gaia', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 489, no. 1, pp. 176–195. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz1521

Chaplin, WJ, Howe, R, Basu, S, Elsworth, Y, Milbourne, TW, Haywood, RD, Davies, GR, Hale, SJ, Miglio, A & Ross, E 2019, 'Sensitivity of low-degree solar p modes to active and ephemeral regions: frequency shifts back to the Maunder Minimum', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 489, no. 1. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnrasl/slz132

Anders, F, Khalatyan, A, Chiappini, C, Queiroz, AB, Santiago, BX, Jordi, C, Girardi, L, Brown, AGA, Matijevič, G, Monari, G, Cantat-Gaudin, T, Weiler, M, Khan, S, Miglio, A, Carrillo, I, Romero-Gómez, M, Minchev, I, Jong, RSD, Antoja, T, Ramos, P, Steinmetz, M & Enke, H 2019, 'Photo-astrometric distances, extinctions, and astrophysical parameters for Gaia DR2 stars brighter than G = 18', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 628, A94, pp. 1-34. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201935765

Khan, S, Miglio, A, Mosser, B, Arenou, F, Belkacem, K, Brown, AGA, Katz, D, Casagrande, L, Chaplin, WJ, Davies, GR, Rendle, BM, Rodrigues, TS, Bossini, D, Cantat-Gaudin, T, Elsworth, YP, Girardi, L, North, TSH & Vallenari, A 2019, 'New light on the Gaia DR2 parallax zero-point: influence of the asteroseismic approach, in and beyond the Kepler field', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 628, A35, pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201935304

Valentini, M, Chiappini, C, Bossini, D, Miglio, A, Davies, GR, Mosser, B, Elsworth, YP, Mathur, S, García, RA, Girardi, L, Rodrigues, TS, Steinmetz, M & Vallenari, A 2019, 'Masses and ages for metal-poor stars: a pilot programme combining asteroseismology and high-resolution spectroscopic follow-up of RAVE halo stars', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 627, A173. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201834081

Kuszlewicz, JS, North, TSH, Chaplin, WJ, Bieryla, A, Latham, DW, Miglio, A, Bell, KJ, Davies, GR, Hekker, S, Campante, TL, Deheuvels, S & Lund, MN 2019, 'KOI-3890: A high mass-ratio asteroseismic red-giant$+$M-dwarf eclipsing binary undergoing heartbeat tidal interactions', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 487, no. 1, pp. 14–23. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz1185

Hall, OJ, Davies, GR, Elsworth, YP, Miglio, A, Bedding, TR, Brown, AGA, Khan, S, Hawkins, K, García, RA, Chaplin, WJ & North, TSH 2019, 'Testing asteroseismology with Gaia DR2: hierarchical models of the Red Clump', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 486, no. 3, pp. 3569–3585. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz1092

Vincenzo, F, Spitoni, E, Calura, F, Matteucci, F, Aguirre, VS, Miglio, A & Cescutti, G 2019, 'The fall of a giant. Chemical evolution of Enceladus, alias the Gaia sausage', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 487, no. 1, pp. L47–L52. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnrasl/slz070

Huber, D, Chaplin, WJ, Chontos, A, Kjeldsen, H, Christensen-Dalsgaard, J, Bedding, TR, Ball, W, Brahm, R, Espinoza, N, Henning, T, Jordan, A, Sarkis, P, Knudstrup, E, Albrecht, S, Grundahl, F, Andersen, MF, Palle, PL, Crossfield, I, Fulton, B, Howard, AW, Isaacson, HT, Weiss, LM, Handberg, R, Lund, MN, Serenelli, AM, Mosumgaard, J, Stokholm, A, Bierlya, A, Buchhave, LA, Latham, DW, Quinn, SN, Gaidos, E, Hirano, T, Ricker, GR, Vanderspek, RK, Seager, S, Jenkins, JM, Winn, JN, Antia, HM, Appourchaux, T, Basu, S, Bell, KJ, Benomar, O, Bonanno, A, Buzasi, DL, Campante, TL, Orhan, ZC, Corsaro, E, Cunha, MS, Davies, GR, Deheuvels, S, Grunblatt, SK, Hasanzadeh, A, Mauro, MPD, Garcia, RA, Gaulme, P, Girardi, L, Guzik, JA, Hon, M, Jiang, C, Kallinger, T, Kawaler, SD, Kuszlewicz, JS, Lebreton, Y, Li, T, Lucas, M, Lundkvist, MS, Mathis, S, Mathur, S, Mazumdar, A, Metcalfe, TS, Miglio, A, Monteiro, MJ, Mosser, B, Noll, A, Nsamba, B, Mann, AW, Ong, JMJ, Ortel, S, Pereira, F, Ranadive, P, Regulo, C, Rodrigues, TS, Roxburgh, IW, Aguirre, VS, Smalley, B, Schofield, M, Sousa, SG, Stassun, KG, Stello, D, Tayar, J, White, TR, Verma, K, Vrard, M, Yildiz, M, Baker, D, Bazot, M, Beichmann, C, Bergmann, C, Bugnet, L, Cale, B, Carlino, R, Cartwright, SM, Christiansen, JL, Ciardi, DR, Creevey, O, Dittmann, JA, Nascimento, JDD, Eylen, VV, Furesz, G, Gagne, J, Gao, P, Gazeas, K, Giddens, F, Hall, O, Hekker, S, Ireland, MJ, Latouf, N, LeBrun, D, Levine, AM, Matzko, W, Natinsky, E, Page, E, Plavchan, P, Mansouri-Samani, M, McCauliff, S, Mullally, SE, Orenstein, B, Soto, A, Paegert, M, Saders, JLV, Schnaible, C, Soderblom, DR, Szabo, R, Tanner, A, Tinney, CG, Teske, J, Thomas, A, Trampedach, R, Wright, D, Yuan, TT & Zohrabi, F 2019, 'A hot Saturn orbiting an oscillating late subgiant discovered by TESS', The Astronomical Journal, vol. 157, no. 6, 245. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-3881/ab1488

Thomas, AEL, Chaplin, WJ, Davies, GR, Howe, R, Santos, ÂRG, Elsworth, Y, Miglio, A, Campante, T & Cunha, MS 2019, 'Asteroseismic constraints on active latitudes of solar-type stars: HD173701 has active bands at higher latitudes than the Sun', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 485, no. 3, pp. 3857–3868. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz672

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