Group members

Group members

Group leader

Nadine Neumayer

Nadine Neumayer

Group Leader
http://www.mpia.de/homes/neumayer/
Research interest: Galaxy dynamics, Build-up of galactic nuclei, Census of black holes in low-mass galaxies, Integral-field-spectroscopy, Adaptive optics observations

Postdocs

Anja Feldmeier-Krause

Anja Feldmeier-Krause

https://astro.uchicago.edu/people/anja-feldmeier-krause.php
Research interests: K-band spectroscopy, IFU and longslit spectroscopy, Longslit drift scan observations, Stellar kinematics, Dynamical modelling, Stellar populations
Francisco Nogueras-Lara

Francisco Nogueras-Lara

Research interests: Stellar structure and population of the nuclear bulge of the Milky Way, high angular resolution imaging, near infrared astronomy, extinction curve in the infrared, nuclear stellar discs
Francesca Pinna

Francesca Pinna

Research interests: Integral field spectroscopy, stellar populations, nuclear star clusters, thick disks, built up of galactic structures and their evolution

PhD students

Alina Böcker

Alina Böcker

Research interests: Build-up of galactic nuclei, Accretion histories of galaxies, Stellar Populations, Chemical evolution, Integral-field-spectroscopy, N-body simulations
Maximilian Häberle

Maximilian Häberle

Research interests: astrometric observations, dynamical models of globular clusters, astronomical instrumentation
Maria Selina Nitschai

Maria Selina Nitschai

Research interests: IFU spectroscopy, gas dynamics, Galactic centre, dynamical modelling of the Milky Way

Undergraduate students

Manuel Bayer

Manuel Bayer

Research interests: galaxy formation and evolution, globular cluster systems, globular clusters
Nils Hoyer

Nils Hoyer

Research interests: Analysis of nuclear star clusters in nearby galaxies, nucleation fraction of galaxies
Natascha Sattler

Natascha Sattler

Research interests: Galaxy evolution across cosmic time, structure and composition of galaxies, galactic centres
Rebekka Schupp

Rebekka Schupp

Research interests: nuclear star cluster, black hole, dynamical modelling

Former group members

Mayte Alfaro Cuello

Mayte Alfaro Cuello

http://www.mpia.de/homes/alfaro/
Research interests: Nuclear star clusters in nearby galaxies, Globular clusters, IFU spectroscopy
Iskren Georgiev

Iskren Georgiev

http://www.mpia.de/homes/georgiev/
Research interests: Nuclear star clusters, Globular clusters, Ultra compact dwarf galaxies, Imaging and spectroscopic stellar population analysis
Robin Herlan

Robin Herlan

Research interests: Nuclear Star Cluster as probes of Dark Matter halos, Globular Cluster Dynamics
Nikolay Kacharov

Nikolay Kacharov

Research interests: Globular clusters, Nuclear star clusters, Dwarf galaxies chemical evolution, Stellar kinematics, Stellar chemical abundances, Spectroscopic observations
Katrin  Lehle

Katrin Lehle

Research interests: Dynamical modelling and stellar kinematics in galactic nuclei, active galactic nuclei, Integral-field spectroscopy
Alessandra Mastrobuono-Battisti

Alessandra Mastrobuono-Battisti

Now a postdoctoral fellow at Lund University
Research interests: Globular clusters, Nuclear star clusters, Formation and evolution of dense stellar systems, N-body simulations, Stellar dynamics
Arianna Picotti

Arianna Picotti

Now at the University of Milan
Research interests: Nuclear star clusters in nearby galaxies, dynamical modelling of galactic nuclei, K-band spectroscopy, IFU and longslit spectroscopy
Sofía  Rojas

Sofía Rojas

Research interests: galaxy formation from Epoch of Reionization until today, active galactic nuclei, and stellar abundances in nuclear star clusters
Soumya Shreeram

Soumya Shreeram

Research interest: Galactic centre, Accretion histories of galaxies, slitless spectroscopy, active galactic nuclei, stellar structure and population near the Galactic centre
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