Head of Group:
 
 
email: sadeghk@mpe......
Post-Docs:
 
 
 
email: caius@mpe......
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
email: fdurier@mpe......
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
email: vgaibler@mpe......
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
email: jjohnson@mpe......
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
email: umaio@mpe......
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
email: eyal@mpe......
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. J.-P. Paardekooper
 
email: jppaarde@mpe......
 
 
 
 
PhD-Students:
 
 
 
Bhaskar Agarwal
 
email: agarwalb@mpe......
 
 
 
 
The Group
Research interest:
Formation of elliptical galaxies & super-massive black holes; high redshift galaxies; star formation; dark energy; galaxy mergers
Tools:
Semi-analytic modeling (Simurgh), N-body+SPH (GADGET)
Research interest:
Galaxy formation: colour bimodality, scaling relations. Star formation: regulation of stellar populations. Feedback processes: Supernovae, AGN.
Chemical evolution: enrichment, turbulent diffusion.
Tools:
GADGET: Cosmological chemodynamical simulations, Zoom re-simulation. SUBFIND: structure detection. BLAXY: stellar populations analysis.
Research interest:
Extragalactic jets and AGN feedback; active galaxies, black holes, accretion processes; computational magnetohydrodynamics
Tools:
Magnetohydrodynamical / cosmological AMR codes (Ramses, Nirvana)
Research interest:
Formation of the first galaxies; primordial and low-metallicity star formation; black hole growth/accretion; gamma-ray bursts
Tools:
Analytic modeling; Smoothed-particle hydrodynamics (SPH) (GADGET)
Research interest:
Cosmology, structure formation, primordial objects, astrophysical plasmas, gas physics (non-equilibrium chemistry and statistical mechanics), cooling processes, turbulence, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), statistics
Tools:
Analytical, numerical and statistical calculations (simulations and analyses)
Research interest:
Computational cosmology, galaxy formation and evolution modelling, chemical enrichment of the inter-galactic medium, the early Universe simulations
Tools:
Smooth particle hydrodynamics (GADGET) and analysis (SUBFIND) codes
Research interest:
Early structure formation, black holes
Tools:
Analytic modeling; Smoothed-particle hydrodynamics (SPH) (GADGET)
Research interest:
Galaxy formation and evolution (scaling laws, clustering, the relation between observations and theoretical models);
dark-matter and structure formation;
merging histories of dark-matter halos.
Tools:
semi-analytical models, halo models, hydro simulations
Research interest:
Cosmological reionisation, galaxy formation, escape fractions from high-redshift galaxies
Tools:
Radiative transfer (SimpleX), Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (FI,Gadget)