Individual and Junior Members

Professional scientists whose research is directly relevant to some branch of astronomy are eligible to apply as Individual Members. Individual Members are, normally, admitted by the Executive Committee on the proposal of a National Member.

Junior scientists who have completed their PhD studies between 2015 and 2020 and who are in the initial phase of the career of a professional researcher in some branch of astronomy or a related field may be admitted to the Union by the Executive Committee as Junior Members, for a period not exceeding 6 years.

Individual and Junior Members listed in the IAU Directory have a valid, public email, and are affiliated to at least one Division. They are labeled as "Active Members". For corrections and updates, please contact Any members remaining Inactive for more than 3 years will be removed from the IAU lists.

Additionally, while only Active Members are listed in the IAU Directory, you may still search for Active, Inactive or Deceased Members in the search field to your right.

For gender statistics click here.

Total number of IAU Individual and Junior members: 12754 (of which 1224 are Junior members). Number of Active Individual and Junior Members in the IAU Directory: 12383.


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Name Location NCA adherence▼
Quinn, Peter Joseph Australia Australia
Quinet, Pascal Belgium Belgium
QIAO, Rongchuan China, Nanjing China, Nanjing
QIU, Yulei China, Nanjing China, Nanjing
QIN, Bo China, Nanjing China, Nanjing
Qu, Zhongquan China, Nanjing China, Nanjing
QIN, Yi-Ping China, Nanjing China, Nanjing
QIAO, Haihua (Junior Member) China, Nanjing China, Nanjing
QIAN, Shengbang China, Nanjing China, Nanjing
QU, Jinlu China, Nanjing China, Nanjing
QIN, Weijin (Junior Member) China, Nanjing China, Nanjing
QIMING, Wang China, Nanjing China, Nanjing
QIU, Keping China, Nanjing China, Nanjing
Quantin-Nataf, Cathy France France
QUIRICO, Eric France France
Quetz, Axel Marvin Germany Germany
Quirrenbach, Andreas Germany Germany
Querejeta, Miguel Spain Spain
Quintana, José M. Spain Spain
Quanz, Sascha P. Switzerland Switzerland
Quenby, John J. United Kingdom United Kingdom
Queloz, Didier United Kingdom United Kingdom
Quiroga Nunez, Luis Henry (Junior Member) United States United States
Quirk, William Joseph United States United States
Quashnock, John (nickname "Jean") M United States United States
Qi, Chunhua United States United States

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