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




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

Arnaboldi, Magda

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Stellar Populations  ·  Faculty

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  • Planetary nebulae populations: their luminosity functions, specific frequencies and stellar progenitors
  • Diffuse stellar population in galaxy clusters & intracluster Planetary Nebulae
  • Dynamics of late and early-type galaxies, mass content of galaxies, polar-rings, properties of dark matter haloes
  • Galaxy and galaxy cluster formation and evolution
  • Near field cosmology and hierarchical mass assembly of galaxy halos

Coccato, Lodovico

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Stellar Populations  ·  Faculty

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  • 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

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

 

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Emsellem, Eric

Stellar Populations  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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

Hilker, Michael

Stellar Populations  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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

 

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Ivison, Rob

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Infrared-luminous galaxies and AGN
  • Gas and dust in galaxies
  • Radio galaxies at high redshift
  • Symbiotic stars and novae

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Mainieri, Vincenzo

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • 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
  • AGN feedback
  • 3D spectroscopy (SINFONI)

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Padovani, Paolo

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

Padovani, Paolo
  • Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN), X-ray, gamma-ray emission
  • BL Lacertae Objects
  • Blazar Surveys
  • Deep radio surveys
  • AGN - starburst connection
  • Neutrino and cosmic-ray astronomy

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Rejkuba, Marina

Stellar Populations  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Resolved stellar populations in nearby galaxies
  • Globular clusters in the Milky Way and nearby galaxies
  • Variable stars
  • Distance indicators
  • Optical and near-IR imaging and spectroscopy

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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

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  • 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

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

 

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Zwaan, Martin

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Evolution of gas in galaxies
  • Radio and millimetre surveys
  • QSO absorption lines
  • ALMA

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Neeser, Mark

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

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  • High-redshift radio galaxies (optical/IR line-emission), AGN's
  • Galaxy structure: edge-on galaxies, thin and thick disks
  • Optical and infrared instrumentation

Hatziminaoglou, Evanthia

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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

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Mroczkowski, Tony

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

Andreani, Paola
  • Millimeter/ Submillimeter Instrumentation
  • Formation and Evolution of Galaxy Clusters
  • Sunyaev-Zel´dovich (SZ) Effect and X-ray Observations of Galaxy Clusters
  • Cosmic Microwave Background

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Cirasuolo, Michele

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

Cirasuolo, Michele
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • High-redshift galaxies
  • Multi-wavelength properties of distant galaxies
  • 3D spectroscopy

Lyubenova, Mariya

Stellar Populations  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

Lybenova, Mariya
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Nuclear star clusters formation and evolution
  • The interplay between baryons and dark matter in galaxies
  • Near-IR properties of stellar populations
  • Stellar spectral libraries

Barcons, Xavier

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

Barcons, Xavier
  • Active Galactic Nuclei: structure, populations
  • Galaxy - supermassive black hole coevolution

Peroux, Celine

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

Peroux, Celine
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Baryon cycle, circumgalactic medium
  • Evolution of metals, gas and dust
  • Galaxy kinematics
  • High-resolution/3D spectroscopy and millimetre astronomy

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Popesso, Paola

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

Popesso, Paola
  • the halo occupation distribution and the physics of galaxies
  • evolution of the star formation activity in different environments
  • effect of the AGN feedback-gas cooling interplay on the evolution of the central galaxy
  • the star formation quenching process of satellite galaxies
  • the physics of galaxy groups

Szakacs, Roland

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Szakacs, Roland
  • Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  • Interstellar and Circumgalactic Medium
  • Astrochemistry
  • Computational Astrophysics

Popping, Gergely

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

Popping, Gergely
  • formation and evolution of galaxies
  • Gas, dust, and metals in galaxies
  • cosmological simulations
  • radiative transfer techniques
  • millimetre astronomy

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Izquierdo Cartagena, Andrés

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

Izquierdo Cartagena, Andrés
  • Radiative transfer modelling
  • High-mass star formation
  • ISM structure and dynamics
  • Young Stellar Objects
  • Software development for Astrophysics

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Ward, Samuel Ruthven

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Ward, Samuel Ruthven
  • AGN feedback
  • Cosmological simulations
  • Radio-quiet active galaxies

Weng, Simon

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Weng, Simon
  • Circumgalactic Medium
  • Neutral Hydrogen Absorption
  • Galaxy Kinematics

Chen, Jianhang

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Chen, Jianhang
  • Active galactic Nuclei
  • Submillimeter galaxies
  • Dusty star-forming galaxies
  • Galaxy clusters
  • Proto-clusters

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de Sá Freitas, Camila

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

de Sá Freitas, Camila
  • Formation and evolution of galaxies, focusing on processes that affect their star formation and/or alter their morphological structures

Law, Chi Yan (Paul)

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

Law, Chi Yan (Paul)
  • High mass star formation
  • Magnetic fields and star formation
  • Chemistry in star forming regions

Van Marrewijk, Joshiwa

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

Van Marrewijk, Joshiwa
  • Galaxy/Large Scale Structure Formation and Observational Cosmology

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Calistro, Gabriela

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

Agliozzo, Claudia
  • Multiwavelength observations of galaxies and accreting black holes across cosmic time
  • The role of the interstellar medium in galaxy and black-hole co-evolution

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Langan, Ivanna

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Langan, Ivanna
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Metallicity in galaxies
  • High redshift galaxies, via observations or simulations

Verwilghen, Pierrick

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Verwilghen, Pierrick
  • Simulations of isolated galaxies
  • Galactic dynamics
  • AGN fuelling

Kaasinen, Melanie

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

Kaasinen, Melanie
  • Galaxy evolution and star formation;
  • The properties of the interstellar medium in galaxies across cosmic time;
  • Combining real and synthetic observations of the cold ISM and star formation rate tracers (at optical-to-radio wavelengths);
  • Molecular gas kinematics and the settling of gas into disks;
  • Observations with ALMA, the VLA and JWST

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Sánchez Sáez, Paula

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

Sánchez Sáez, Paula
  • Time-domain astronomy (study of variable and transient objects);
  • AGN variability and its connection with black hole physical properties;
  • Formation and evolution of supermassive black holes;
  • Astrostatistics and astroinformatics  (analysis and characterization of large datasets, use of machine learning algorithms to classify and characterize astronomical data)

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Andreani, Paola

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

Andreani, Paola
  • Observational cosmology
  • Formation and evolution of galaxies and QSOs
  • Far infrared and submillimetric extragalactic backgrounds

Chaturvedi, Avinash

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Chaturvedi, Avinash
  • Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  • Galactic Dynamics and stellar kinematics
  • Globular Cluster

Goti, Ridhesh

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

Goti, Ridesh
  • AGN feedback
  • Galaxy evolution
  • Multi-wavelength studies of AGN

Veršič, Tadeja

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Veršič, Tadeja
  • Dark Matter
  • Discrete Dynamical Modeling
  • Formation and Evolution of Galaxies

Fernandez Aranda, Róman

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Fernandez Aranda, Róman
  • Galaxy Evolution and Properties at Low and High Redshift
  • Active Galactic Nuclei
  • Interstellar Medium and Star Formation Galaxies
  • Observations with ALMA

Bollo, Victoria

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Bollo, Victoria
  • Formation and evolution of galaxies 
  • High-redshift and star-forming galaxies
  • Circumgalactic medium
  • Observations with HST, ALMA, and JWST

Choudhuri, Sankalp

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

Choudhuri, Sankalp
  • Formation and Evolution of Galaxies and Galaxy Clusters
  • Large-scale Structure Formation in the Universe
  • Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect
  • Multi-wavelength Observations of the Intracluster Medium

Ghodsi, Laya

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Ghodsi, Laya
  • Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  • Galaxy Clusters
  • Astrochemistry
  • Radio Astronomy

Concas, Alice

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

Concas, Alice
  • Galaxy formation & Evolution
  • Stellar & AGN feedback
  • Galaxy dynamics
  • Stellar populations in galaxies
  • Interstellar gas & Dust content 

 

Barrientos Acevedo, Daniela

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Barrientos Acevedo, Daniela
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Galactic kinematics and dynamics
  • Cosmological simulations
  • Radiative transfer techniques

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