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

Miglio, A, Chiappini, C, Mackereth, T, Davies, G, Brogaard, K, Casagrande, L, Chaplin, B, Girardi, L, Kawata, D, Khan, S, Izzard, R, Montalban, J, Mosser, B, Vincenzo, F, Bossini, D, Noels, A, Rodrigues, T, Valentini, M & Mandel, I 2021, 'Age dissection of the Milky Way discs: red giants in the Kepler field', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 645, A85. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202038307

Miglio, A, Girardi, L, Grundahl, F, Mosser, B, Bastian, N, Bragaglia, A, Brogaard, K, Buldgen, G, Chantereau, W, Chaplin, B, Chiappini, C, Dupret, M-A, Eggenberger, P, Gieles, M, Izzard, R, Kawata, D, Karoff, C, Lagarde, N, Mackereth, T, Magrin, D, Meynet, G, Michel, E, Montalban, J, Nascimbeni, V, Noels, A, Piotto, G, Ragazzoni, R, Soszynski, I, Tolstoy, E, Toonen, S, Triaud, A & Vincenzo, F 2021, 'HAYDN -- High-precision AsteroseismologY of DeNse stellar fields', Experimental Astronomy, vol. 2021, pp. 1-39. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10686-021-09711-1

Thomas, AEL, Chaplin, WJ, Basu, S, Rendle, B, Davies, G & Miglio, A 2021, 'Impact of magnetic activity on inferred stellar properties of main-sequence Sun-like stars', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 502, no. 4, pp. 5808–5820. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stab354

Mackereth, JT, Miglio, A, Elsworth, Y, Mosser, B, Mathur, S, Garcia, RA, Nardiello, D, Hall, OJ, Vrard, M, Ball, WH, Basu, S, Beaton, RL, Beck, PG, Bergemann, M, Bossini, D, Casagrande, L, Campante, TL, Chaplin, WJ, Chiappini, C, Girardi, L, Jørgensen, ACS, Khan, S, Montalbán, J, Nielsen, MB, Pinsonneault, MH, Rodrigues, TS, Serenelli, A, Aguirre, VS, Stello, D, Tayar, J, Teske, J, Saders, JLV & Willett, E 2021, 'Prospects for Galactic and stellar astrophysics with asteroseismology of giant stars in the TESS continuous viewing zones and beyond', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 502, no. 2, pp. 1947–1966. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stab098

Ciucă, I, Kawata, D, Miglio, A, Davies, GR & Grand, RJJ 2021, 'Unveiling the distinct formation pathways of the inner and outer discs of the Milky Way with Bayesian Machine Learning', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 503, no. 2, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stab639

Aguirre, VS, Stello, D, Stokholm, A, Mosumgaard, JR, Ball, W, Basu, S, Bossini, D, Bugnet, L, Buzasi, D, Campante, TL, Carboneau, L, Chaplin, WJ, Corsaro, E, Davies, GR, Elsworth, Y, García, RA, Gaulme, P, Hall, OJ, Handberg, R, Hon, M, Kallinger, T, Kang, L, Lund, MN, Mathur, S, Mints, A, Mosser, B, Orhan, ZÇ, Rodrigues, TS, Vrard, M, Yıldız, M, Zinn, JC, Örtel, S, Beck, PG, Bell, KJ, Guo, Z, Jiang, C, Kuszlewicz, JS, Kuehn, CA, Li, T, Lundkvist, MS, Pinsonneault, M, Tayar, J, Cunha, MS, Hekker, S, Huber, D, Miglio, A, Monteiro, MJPFG, Slumstrup, D, Winther, ML, Angelou, G, Benomar, O, Bódi, A, Moura, BLD, Deheuvels, S, Derekas, A, Mauro, MPD, Dupret, M-A, Jiménez, A, Lebreton, Y, Matthews, J, Nardetto, N, Jose D. do Nascimento, J, Pereira, F, Díaz, LFR, Serenelli, AM, Spitoni, E, Stonkutė, E, Suárez, JC, Szabó, R, Eylen, VV, Ventura, R, Verma, K, Weiss, A, Wu, T, Barclay, T, Christensen-Dalsgaard, J, Jenkins, JM, Kjeldsen, H, Ricker, GR, Seager, S & Vanderspek, R 2020, 'Detection and Characterization of Oscillating Red Giants: first results from the TESS satellite', Astrophysical Journal Letters, vol. 889, no. 2, L34. https://doi.org/10.3847/2041-8213/ab6443

Queiroz, ABA, Anders, F, Chiappini, C, Khalatyan, A, Santiago, BX, Steinmetz, M, Valentini, M, Miglio, A, Bossini, D, Barbuy, B, Minchev, I, Minniti, D, Hernández, DAG, Schultheis, M, Beaton, RL, Beers, TC, Bizyaev, D, Brownstein, JR, Cunha, K, Fernández-Trincado, JG, Frinchaboy, PM, Lane, RR, Majewski, SR, Nataf, D, Nitschelm, C, Pan, K, Roman-Lopes, A, Sobeck, JS, Stringfellow, G & Zamora, O 2020, 'From the bulge to the outer disc: StarHorse stellar parameters, distances, and extinctions for stars in APOGEE DR16 and other spectroscopic surveys', A&A, vol. 638, no. A76. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201937364

Jørgensen, ACS, Montalbán, J, Miglio, A, Rendle, BM, Davies, GR, Buldgen, G, Scuflaire, R, Noels, A, Gaulme, P & García, RA 2020, 'Investigating surface correction relations for RGB stars', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa1480

Jørgensen, ACS, Montalbán, J, Angelou, GC, Miglio, A, Weiss, A, Scuflaire, R, Noels, A, Mosumgaard, JR & Silva aguirre, V 2020, 'On the impact of the structural surface effect on global stellar properties and asteroseismic analyses', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 500, no. 4, pp. 4277-4295. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa3476

Brogaard, K, Pakštienė, E, Grundahl, F, Mikolaitis, Š, Tautvaišienė, G, Slumstrup, D, Talens, GJJ, VandenBerg, DA, Miglio, A, Arentoft, T, Kjeldsen, H, Janulis, R, Drazdauskas, A, Marchini, A, Minkevičiūtė, R, Stonkutė, E, Bagdonas, V, Andersen, MF, Jessen-Hansen, J, Pallé, PL, Dorval, P, Snellen, IAG, Otten, GPPL & White, TR 2020, 'Properties of the Hyades, the eclipsing binary HD27130, and the oscillating red giant $ε$ Tau', A&A, vol. 645, no. A25. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202039250

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 νmax in helioseismic data and its implications for asteroseismology', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 493, no. 1, pp. L49-L53. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnrasl/slaa006

Addison, BC, Wright, DJ, Nicholson, BA, Cale, B, Mocnik, T, Huber, D, Plavchan, P, Wittenmyer, RA, Vanderburg, A, Chaplin, WJ, Chontos, A, Clark, JT, Eastman, JD, Ziegler, C, Brahm, R, Carter, BD, Clerte, M, Espinoza, N, Horner, J, Bentley, J, Kane, SR, Kielkopf, JF, Laychock, E, Mengel, MW, Okumura, J, Stassun, KG, Bedding, TR, Bowler, BP, Burnelis, A, Collins, M, Crossfield, I, Davis, AB, Evensberget, D, Heitzmann, A, Howell, SB, Law, N, Mann, AW, Marsden, S, O'Connor, J, Shporer, A, Stevens, C, Tinney, CG, Tylor, C, Wang, S, Zhang, H, Henning, T, Kossakowski, D, Ricker, G, Sarkis, P, Vanderspek, R, Latham, DW, Seager, S, Winn, JN, Jenkins, JM, Mireles, I, Rowden, P, Pepper, J, Daylan, T, Schlieder, JE, Collins, KA, Collins, KI, Tan, T-G, Ball, WH, Basu, S, Buzasi, DL, Campante, TL, Corsaro, E, González-Cuesta, L, Davies, GR, a, RAG, Guo, Z, Handberg, R, Hekker, S, Hey, DR, Kallinger, T, Kawaler, SD, Kayhan, C, Kuszlewicz, JS, Lund, MN, Lyttle, A, Mathur, S, Miglio, A, Mosser, B, Nielsen, MB, Serenelli, AM, Aguirre, VS & Themessl, N 2020, 'TOI-257b (HD 19916b): a warm sub-saturn orbiting an evolved F-type star', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 502, no. 3, pp. 3704–3722. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa3960

Morel, T, Creevey, OL, Montalban, J, Miglio, A & Willett, E 2020, 'Testing abundance-age relations beyond solar analogues with Kepler LEGACY stars', A&A, vol. 646, no. A78. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202039212

Ahumada, R, Prieto, CA, Almeida, A, Anders, F, Anderson, SF, Andrews, BH, Anguiano, B, Arcodia, R, Armengaud, E, Aubert, M, Avila, S, Avila-Reese, V, Badenes, C, Balland, C, Barger, K, Barrera-Ballesteros, JK, Basu, S, Bautista, J, Beaton, RL, Beers, TC, Benavides, BIT, Bender, CF, Bernardi, M, Bershady, M, Beutler, F, Bidin, CM, Bird, J, Bizyaev, D, Blanc, GA, Blanton, MR, Boquien, M, Borissova, J, Bovy, J, Brandt, WN, Brinkmann, J, Brownstein, JR, Bundy, K, Bureau, M, Burgasser, A, Burtin, E, Cano-Diaz, M, Capasso, R, Cappellari, M, Carrera, R, Chabanier, S, Chaplin, W, Chapman, M, Cherinka, B, Chiappini, C, Choi, PD, Chojnowski, SD, Chung, H, Clerc, N, Coffey, D, Comerford, JM, Comparat, J, Costa, LD, Cousinou, M-C, Covey, K, Crane, JD, Cunha, K, Ilha, GDS, Dai, YS, Damsted, SB, Darling, J, Jr, JWD, Davies, R, Dawson, K, De, N, Macorra, ADL, Lee, ND, Queiroz, ABDA, Machado, AD, Torre, SDL, Dell'Agli, F, Bourboux, HDMD, Diamond-Stanic, AM, Dillon, S, Donor, J, Drory, N, Duckworth, C, Dwelly, T, Ebelke, G, Eftekharzadeh, S, Eigenbrot, AD, Elsworth, YP, Eracleous, M, Erfanianfar, G, Escoffier, S, Fan, X, Farr, E, Fernandez-Trincado, JG, Feuillet, D, Finoguenov, A, Fofie, P, Fraser-McKelvie, A, Frinchaboy, PM, Fromenteau, S, Fu, H, Galbany, L, Garcia, RA, Garcia-Hernandez, DA, Oehmichen, LAG, Ge, J, Maia, MAG, Geisler, D, Gelfand, J, Goddy, J, Goff, J-ML, Gonzalez-Perez, V, Grabowski, K, Green, P, Grier, CJ, Guo, H, Guy, J, Harding, P, Hasselquist, S, Hawken, AJ, Hayes, CR, Hearty, F, Hekker, S, Hogg, DW, Holtzman, J, Horta, D, Hou, J, Hsieh, B-C, Huber, D, Hunt, JAS, Chitham, JI, Imig, J, Jaber, M, Angel, CEJ, Johnson, JA, Jones, AM, Jonsson, H, Jullo, E, Kim, Y, Kinemuchi, K, Charles, CKIV, Kite, GW, Klaene, M, Kneib, J-P, Kollmeier, JA, Kong, H, Kounkel, M, Krishnarao, D, Lacerna, I, Lan, T-W, Lane, RR, Law, DR, Leung, HW, Lewis, H, Li, C, Lian, J, Lin, L, Long, D, Longa-Pena, P, Lundgren, B, Lyke, BW, Mackereth, JT, MacLeod, CL, Majewski, SR, Manchado, A, Maraston, C, Martini, P, Masseron, T, Masters, KL, Mathur, S, McDermid, RM, Merloni, A, Merrifield, M, Meszaros, S, Miglio, A, Minniti, D, Minsley, R, Miyaji, T, Mohammad, FG, Mosser, B, Mueller, E-M, Muna, D, Munoz-Gutierrez, A, Myers, AD, Nadathur, S, Nair, P, Nandra, K, Nascimento, JCD, Nevin, RJ, Newman, JA, Nidever, DL, Nitschelm, C, Noterdaeme, P, O'Connell, JE, Olmstead, MD, Oravetz, D, Oravetz, A, Osorio, Y, Pace, ZJ, Padilla, N, Palanque-Delabrouille, N, Palicio, PA, Pan, H-A, Pan, K, Parker, J, Paviot, R, Peirani, S, Ramrez, KP, Penny, S, Percival, WJ, Perez-Fournon, I, Perez-Rafols, I, Petitjean, P, Pieri, MM, Pinsonneault, M, Poovelil, VJ, Povick, JT, Prakash, A, Price-Whelan, AM, Raddick, MJ, Raichoor, A, Ray, A, Rembold, SB, Rezaie, M, Riffel, RA, Riffel, R, Rix, H-W, Robin, AC, Roman-Lopes, A, Roman-Zuniga, C, Rose, B, Ross, AJ, Rossi, G, Rowlands, K, Rubin, KHR, Salvato, M, Sanchez, AG, Sanchez-Menguiano, L, Sanchez-Gallego, JR, Sayres, C, Schaefer, A, Schiavon, RP, Schimoia, JS, Schlafly, E, Schlegel, D, Schneider, DP, Schultheis, M, Schwope, A, Seo, H-J, Serenelli, A, Shafieloo, A, Shamsi, SJ, Shao, Z, Shen, S, Shetrone, M, Shirley, R, Aguirre, VS, Simon, JD, Skrutskie, MF, Slosar, A, Smethurst, R, Sobeck, J, Sodi, BC, Souto, D, Stark, DV, Stassun, KG, Steinmetz, M, Stello, D, Stermer, J, Storchi-Bergmann, T, Streblyanska, A, Stringfellow, GS, Stutz, A, Suarez, G, Sun, J, Taghizadeh-Popp, M, Talbot, MS, Tayar, J, Thakar, AR, Theriault, R, Thomas, D, Thomas, ZC, Tinker, J, Tojeiro, R, Toledo, HH, Tremonti, CA, Troup, NW, Tuttle, S, Unda-Sanzana, E, Valentini, M, Vargas-Gonzalez, J, Vargas-Magana, M, Vazquez-Mata, JA, Vivek, M, Wake, D, Wang, Y, Weaver, BA, Weijmans, A-M, Wild, V, Wilson, JC, Wilson, RF, Wolthuis, N, Wood-Vasey, WM, Yan, R, Yang, M, Yeche, C, Zamora, O, Zarrouk, P, Zasowski, G, Zhang, K, Zhao, C, Zhao, G, Zheng, Z, Zheng, Z, Zhu, G & Zou, H 2020, 'The 16th Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Surveys: first release from the APOGEE-2 Southern Survey and full release of eBOSS spectra', Astrophysical Journal. Supplement Series, vol. 249, no. 1, 3. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4365/ab929e

Letter

Chaplin, WJ, Serenelli, AM, Miglio, A, Morel, T, Mackereth, JT, Vincenzo, F, Kjeldsen, H, Basu, S, Ball, WH, Stokholm, A, Verma, K, Mosumgaard, JR, Silva Aguirre, V, Mazumdar, A, Ranadive, P, Antia, HM, Lebreton, Y, Ong, J, Appourchaux, T, Bedding, TR, Christensen-dalsgaard, J, Creevey, O, García, RA, Handberg, R, Huber, D, Kawaler, SD, Lund, MN, Metcalfe, TS, Stassun, KG, Bazot, M, Beck, PG, Bell, KJ, Bergemann, M, Buzasi, DL, Benomar, O, Bossini, D, Bugnet, L, Campante, TL, Orhan, ZÇ, Corsaro, E, González-cuesta, L, Davies, GR, Di Mauro, MP, Egeland, R, Elsworth, YP, Gaulme, P, Ghasemi, H, Guo, Z, Hall, OJ, Hasanzadeh, A, Hekker, S, Howe, R, Jenkins, JM, Jiménez, A, Kiefer, R, Kuszlewicz, JS, Kallinger, T, Latham, DW, Lundkvist, MS, Mathur, S, Montalbán, J, Mosser, B, Bedón, AM, Nielsen, MB, Örtel, S, Rendle, BM, Ricker, GR, Rodrigues, TS, Roxburgh, IW, Safari, H, Schofield, M, Seager, S, Smalley, B, Stello, D, Szabó, R, Tayar, J, Themeßl, N, Thomas, AEL, Vanderspek, RK, Van Rossem, WE, Vrard, M, Weiss, A, White, TR, Winn, JN & Yıldız, M 2020, 'Age dating of an early Milky Way merger via asteroseismology of the naked-eye star ν Indi', Nature Astronomy, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 382-389. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-019-0975-9

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