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

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 characterisation of oscillating red giants: first results from the TESS satellite', Astrophysical Journal Letters, vol. 889, no. 2. https://doi.org/10.3847/2041-8213/ab6443

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

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 Sixteenth 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.

Steinmetz, M, Matijevic, G, Enke, H, Zwitter, T, Guiglion, G, McMillan, PJ, Kordopatis, G, Valentini, M, Chiappini, C, Casagrande, L, Wojno, J, Anguiano, B, Bienayme, O, Bijaoui, A, Binney, J, Burton, D, Cass, P, Laverny, PD, Fiegert, K, Freeman, K, Fulbright, JP, Gibson, BK, Gilmore, G, Grebel, EK, Helmi, A, Kunder, A, Munari, U, Navarro, JF, Parker, Q, Ruchti, GR, Recio-Blanco, A, Reid, W, Seabroke, GM, Siviero, A, Siebert, A, Stupar, M, Watson, F, Williams, MEK, Wyse, RFG, Anders, F, Antoja, T, Birko, D, Bland-Hawthorn, J, Bossini, D, Garcia, RA, Carrillo, I, Chaplin, WJ, Elsworth, Y, Famaey, B, Gerhard, O, Jofre, P, Just, A, Mathur, S, Miglio, A, Minchev, I, Monari, G, Mosser, B, Ritter, A, Rodrigues, TS, Scholz, R-D, Sharma, S & Sysoliatina, K 2020, 'The Sixth Data Release of the Radial Velocity Experiment (RAVE) -- I: Survey Description, Spectra and Radial Velocities', The Astronomical Journal.

Steinmetz, M, Guiglion, G, McMillan, PJ, Matijevic, G, Enke, H, Kordopatis, G, Zwitter, T, Valentini, M, Chiappini, C, Casagrande, L, Wojno, J, Anguiano, B, Bienayme, O, Bijaoui, A, Binney, J, Burton, D, Cass, P, Laverny, PD, Fiegert, K, Freeman, K, Fulbright, JP, Gibson, BK, Gilmore, G, Grebel, EK, Helmi, A, Kunder, A, Munari, U, Navarro, JF, Parker, Q, Ruchti, GR, Recio-Blanco, A, Reid, W, Seabroke, GM, Siviero, A, Siebert, A, Stupar, M, Watson, F, Williams, MEK, Wyse, RFG, Anders, F, Antoja, T, Bland-Hawthorn, J, Bossini, D, Garcia, RA, Carrillo, I, Chaplin, WJ, Elsworth, Y, Famaey, B, Gerhard, O, Jofre, P, Just, A, Mathur, S, Miglio, A, Minchev, I, Monari, G, Mosser, B, Ritter, A, Rodrigues, TS, Scholz, R-D, Sharma, S & Sysoliatina, K 2020, 'The Sixth Data Release of the Radial Velocity Experiment (RAVE) -- II: Stellar Atmospheric Parameters, Chemical Abundances and Distances', The Astronomical Journal.

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

Rendle, BM, Buldgen, G, Miglio, A, Reese, D, Noels, A, Davies, GR, Campante, TL, Chaplin, WJ, Lund, MN, Kuszlewicz, JS, Scott, LJA, Scuflaire, R, Ball, WH, Smetana, J & Nsamba, B 2019, 'AIMS - A new tool for stellar parameter determinations using asteroseismic constraints', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 484, no. 1, pp. 771-786. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz031

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

Eggenberger, P, Deheuvels, S, Miglio, A, Ekström, S, Georgy, C, Meynet, G, Lagarde, N, Salmon, S, Buldgen, G, Montalbán, J, Spada, F & Ballot, J 2019, 'Asteroseismology of evolved stars to constrain the internal transport of angular momentum: I. Efficiency of transport during the subgiant phase', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 621, A66. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201833447

Buldgen, G, Salmon, SJAJ, Noels, A, Scuflaire, R, Montalban, J, Baturin, VA, Eggenberger, P, Gryaznov, VK, Iosilevskiy, IL, Meynet, G, Chaplin, WJ, Miglio, A, Oreshina, AV, Richard, O & Starostin, AN 2019, 'Combining multiple structural inversions to constrain the solar modelling problem', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 621, A33. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201833971

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

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

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

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

Letter

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

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