Othman Benomar website

Background Summary

Research interests

Stellar oscillations, Stellar activity, Exoplanets, Bayesian statistics

Current position (July 2019 – Now)

Project Assistant Professor, NAOJ, Solar Science Observatory, Japan


Visiting Scientist, NYU Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Earlier position and education

Nov. 2015 – June 2019:  Research Associate, New York University Abu Dhabi, Center for Space Science, UAE

Oct. 2013 – Oct. 2015: JSPS fellow at the University of Tokyo, Japan. Host Researcher: Hiromoto Shibahashi

Oct. 2010 – Oct. 2013: Postdoctoral ARC Grant at the University of Sydney, School of Physics.

Oct. 2008 – Oct. 2010 : PhD thesis at « Institut d’Astrophysique Spatiale » (IAS). Stellar seismology: Statistical methods applied to solar-like stars (These_v1.2.1) under the supervision of Frédéric Baudin. Mention très honorable

2006-2007 : Université Paris Sud Orsay « Master 2, Optique Matière Plasmas » (OMP), specialty Plasma Physics (equivalent to MS)

2004-2006 : Université Paris Sud Orsay « Licence / Maitrise Physique appliqué » (BS/Master Science in Applied Physics)

2003-2005 : Université Paris Sud Orsay « DUT Mesures Physiques » (BTEC Higher National Diploma).