Bachelor / Master Projects at the MPIA

Interested in a bachelor/master thesis?
Please apply here:
https://s-lotus.gwdg.de/mpg/mhas/interns_2018.nsf/registration

Direct contact with individual staff members at the institute is also possible.
If you are not an undergraduate student from Heidelberg University or neighbouring universities, please get in touch via email with a staff member.

Below is a subset of possible Bachelor / Master Projects which are available, and for which the MPIA is currently seeking candidates.

Titel

Type

Dept.

Supervisor

Start

1 Magneto Rotational Instability in Protoplanetary disks M/B PSF Hubert Klahr now
2 Linear stability analysis of proto-planetary accretion disks M/B PSF Hubert Klahr now
3 Formation of giant planets from large planetesimals M/B PSF Hubert Klahr now
4 Mapping our Milky Way M/B GC Hans-Walter Rix anytime
5 Lucky Imaging of Solar System Planets M PSF Stefan Hippler,
Wolfgang Brandner
anytime
6 The enviroment of AGN host galaxies in CARS M/B GC Bernd Husemann anytime
7 Experiments on interstellar ice evolution M/B PSF Cornelia Jäger starting from spring-time
8 Modelling stellar spectral line formation M/B GC Anish Amarsi anytime
9 The build-up of galactic nuclei M/B GC Nadine Neumayer anytime
10 Stray light analysis of METIS, an IR instrument for the
Extremely Large Telescope
M/B PSF Peter Bizenberger asap
11 Galactic archeology M/B GC Maria Bergemann anytime
12 Stellar spectroscopy M/B GC Maria Bergemann anytime
13 Stellar physics and cosmic nucleosynthesis M/B GC Maria Bergemann anytime
14 Astronomical instrumention at highest angular resolution
(ELT, AO, VLTI, ...)
M/B GC Jörg-Uwe Pott anytime
15 Studying black hole environments (observational astronomy) M/B GC Jörg-Uwe Pott anytime
16 Turbulence proto-planetary accretion disks M/B PSF Hubert Klahr now
17 Modeling dust in proto-planetary accretion disks M/B PSF Hubert Klahr now
18 Giant Planet Formation via Disk Fragmentation M/B PSF Hubert Klahr now
19 Baroclinic Instability in Protoplanetary disks M/B PSF Hubert Klahr now
20 Advancing Adaptive Optics for the E-ELT: astronomical instrumentation M/B GC Jörg-Uwe Pott now
21 Measuring quasars at highest NIR resolution M/B GC Jörg-Uwe Pott now
22 Exoplanet characterization studies M/B PSF Néstor Espinoza anytime
23 Chemical evolution inference - neutron star merger M GC Jan Rybizki,
Hans-Walter Rix
anytime
24 Chemical evolution of planet-forming disks M PSF Dr. Dmitry Semenov anytime
25 Stellar halos and stellar streams of disc galaxies M/B GC Tobias Buck anytime
26 Dark matter halos in hydrodynamical simulations M/B PSF Tobias Buck anytime
27 Exoplanets Atmospheres: Retrieving Molecular Fingerprints in High Resolution Spectra M PSF Paul Mollière anytime

Further Opportunities

In addition to the projects listed above, very talented and motivated students are also encouraged to directly contact Prof. Dr. Henning for the PSF department, and Prof. Dr. Meisenheimer or any other staff member for the GC department. Specially tailored projects can usually be arranged for exceptional candidates.
 
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