Research Area: EVOLUTION OF GALAXIES AND THE ISM

Topics covered in this research area

Subject in this research area aim at understanding the formation and evolution of galaxies from low to high redshift, their mass assembly and enrichment histories, as well as the connection to active galactic nuclei.

  • Evolution of the interstellar medium in galaxies
  • Evolution of galaxy structure and dynamics
  • High-redshift galaxies and galaxy clusters
  • Co-evolution of black holes and galaxies




Thesis topics offered on Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM

Scientific Staff in Garching working on Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM

Arnaboldi, Magda

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

arnaboldi_magda_80
  • Diffuse stellar population in galaxy clusters & intracluster planetary nebulae
  • Galaxy and galaxy cluster formation and evolution
  • Dynamics of early-type galaxies, mass content of galaxies, polarrings, properties of dark matter haloes

Biggs, Andy

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Starburst galaxies
  • Gravitational lensing

Coccato, Lodovico

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Stellar Populations  ·  Faculty

coccato_lodovico_80
  • Galactic kinematics and dynamics
  • Stellar galaxy halos
  • Intracluster light
  • Stellar populations
  • Kinematic decoupling in galaxies
  • Extragalactic Planetary Nebulae
  • 3D spectroscopy
  • Supermassive black holes

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De Breuck, Carlos

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

debreuck_carlos_80
  • High redshift radio galaxies
  • Radio and millimetre interferometry
  • Radio surveys
  • Optical spectropolarimetry

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de Zeeuw, Tim

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

dezeeuw_tim_80
  • Formation, structure and dynamics of galaxies, including the Galaxy
  • Star clusters and OB associations

Fosbury, Robert

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

fosbury_robert_80
  • AGN
  • High z galaxies
  • Polarimetry

Emsellem, Eric

Stellar Populations  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

emsellem_eric_80
  • Galactic dynamics
  • Early-type galaxies
  • Stellar populations
  • 3D spectroscopy
  • Numerical simulations
  • Data analysis softwares

Hatziminaoglou, Evanthia

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

hatziminaoglou_evanthia_80
  • Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN)
  • Infrared extragalactic astronomy
  • Extragalactic Surveys

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Hilker, Michael

Stellar Populations  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

hilker_michael_80
  • Dwarf galaxies in galaxy clusters
  • Extragalactic globular clusters
  • Stellar populations
  • Element abundances of galactic globular clusters

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Ivison, Rob

Planets and Star Formation  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

ivison_rob_80
  • Evolution of the ISM in galaxies
  • Formation of galaxies in the distant Universe
  • Dust formation
  • Masers
  • Proto-Planetary disks
  • Exoplanets

Laing, Robert

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Active galaxies, relativistic jets in extragalactic and galactic sources, synchrotron and inverse Compton emission, polarization and extragalactic magnetic fields, Faraday rotation, radio surveys.
  • Optical/IR telescopes; telescope control; aperture synthesis at cm, mm and sub-mm wavelengths.

Liske, Jochen

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Faculty

liske_jochen_80
  • Observational cosmology
  • Galaxy evolution
  • QSO absorption lines

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Mainieri, Vincenzo

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

mainieri_vincenzo_80
  • Multiwavelength properties of AGN and their SED (X-ray, optical, near-IR, sub-mm, radio)
  • Highly obscured (Compton thick) AGN
  • AGN properties as a function of the environment: field, groups, clusters of galaxies
  • high-redshift X-ray clusters of galaxies: their metallicities and AGN content

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Padovani, Paolo

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

padovani_paolo_80
  • Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN)
  • BL Lacertae Objects
  • X-ray and gamma-ray emission of AGN
  • Blazar Surveys
  • Deep radio surveys
  • AGN - starburst connection

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Tacconi-Garman, Lowell

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Active Galactic Nuclei
  • Starburst Galaxies
  • Super Star Clusters
  • Adaptive Optics/NIR Imaging and Spectroscopy

van Kampen, Eelco

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Faculty

vankampen_eelco_80
  • The formation and evolution of galaxies
  • High-redshift galaxies and galaxy clusters
  • Cosmological simulations
  • Gravitational lensing

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Vernet, Joël

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

vernet_joel_80
  • High redshift galaxies and AGN
  • Kinematics of distant galaxies
  • Polarimetry

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Zwaan, Martin

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

zwaan_martin_80
  • Cool gas in galaxies
  • Relation between QSO absorption lines and galaxies
  • HI mass functions, luminosity functions

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Arumugam, Vinod

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

arumugam_vinod_80
  • Galaxy Evolution
  • High-redshift galaxies
  • Deep radio and submillimeter surveys

Béthermin, Matthieu

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Fellows

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  • Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  • Cosmic infrared background
  • Evolution of infrared and sub-millimeter galaxy populations
  • Connexion between large-scale structures and galaxies
  • Deep far-infrared and (sub-)millimeter surveys

Galametz, Maud

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

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  • IR to submm observations and SED modelling techniques
  • Dust and gas properties in nearby galaxies, star formation rate
  • Influence of metallicity, submm excess
  • CO-dark gas

Ginsburg, Adam

Planets and Star Formation  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

ginsburg_adam_80
  • High mass star and cluster formation
  • Turbulence in molecular clouds
  • Millimeter and centimeter observations, in particular large-area & Galactic Plane surveys
  • Data analysis tools & python, especially astropy

Husemann, Bernd

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

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  • AGN and their host galaxies
  • ISM of galaxies
  • 3D spectroscopy
  • Data analysis softwares

Lagos, Claudia

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Fellows

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  • Simulations of the formation and evolution of galaxies
  • Modelling of the ISM, star formation and feedback
  • Galaxy and black hole co-evolution in large surveys

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Oteo Gómez, Iván

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

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  • Multi-wavelength extragalactic surveys
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Evolution of the ISM in galaxies

Popping, Gergely

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Fellows

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  • Simulations of galaxy formation and evolution
  • Modelling the ISM in galaxies
  • Modelling sub-mm emission from galaxies

Zafar, Tayyaba

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

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  • Dust extinction studies of Gamma-ray burst afterglows
  • Intervening absorbers towards Quasars
  • Interstellar and intergalactic medium studies

Aniyan, Suryashree

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

aniyan_suryashree_80
  • Dark Matter content in spiral galaxies
  • Galactic Dynamics
  • Galaxy evolution

Arabsalmani, Maryam

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Students

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  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Damped Lyman-alpha absorbers
  • GRB host galaxies

Niederhofer, Florian

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Stellar Populations  ·  Stellar Structure and Evolution  ·  Students

niederhofer_florian_80
  • High-Mass Star Formation
  • Massive Stars
  • Stellar Populations
  • ISM of Galaxies

Noirot, Gael

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Students

noirot_gael_80
  • Milky Way's thin and thick discs
  • High-redshift galaxy clusters and proto-clusters

Karabal, Emin

Stellar Populations  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

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  • Galaxy Evolution
  • Mass growth of Early-Type Galaxies
  • Stellar Populations of Early-Type Galaxies

Kakkad, Darshan

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

kakkad_darshan_80
  • AGN feedback

Gullberg, Bitten

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Students

gullberg_bitten_80
  • Galaxy evolution and molecular gas in the interstellar medium in high redshift galaxies

Guérou, Adrien

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

guerou_adrien_80
  • Galactic dynamics
  • Early-type and dwarf galaxies
  • 3D spectroscopy
  • Stellar population

Guillard, Nicolas

Stellar Populations  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

guillard_nicolas_80
  • Galactic dynamics
  • Numerical simulations
  • Stellar Populations

De Pascale, Marco

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Students

depascale_marco_80
  • Machine learning and classification
  • Supernovae
  • Galactic archaeology
  • Cosmology

Chira, Roxana-Adela

Planets and Star Formation  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

chira_roxana_80
  • Early stages of star formation
  • Molecular clouds
  • Radiative transfer
  • Interstellar medium

Schulz, Christine

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

schulz_christine_80
  • Formation history of galaxy clusters
  • Evolution of galaxy clusters
  • Globular clusters and ultra-compact dwarf galaxies in galaxy clusters

Pitchford, Lura

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Stellar Populations  ·  Students

pitchford_lura_80
  • Galactic Dynamics
  • Numerical Simulations
  • Stellar Populations

Voggel, Karina

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

voggel_karina_80
  • Dwarf galaxies in clusters
  • Galaxy evolution
  • Galactic dynamics

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