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Group members

Group leader

Annalisa Pillepich
Annalisa Pillepich
Group Leader
Phone:+49 6221 528-395

ADS Papers

Academic path: Universita' di Pisa (bachelor & Master in Physics), ETH Zurich (PhD), UCSC (postdoc), Harvard University (postdoc)

Research interest: Large volume cosmological Simulations for Galaxy physics and Cosmology (e.g. IllustrisTNG), Galaxy Formation and Evolution, Milky Way's Structure and Assembly, Clusters of Galaxies, large-scale Structure, and cluster Galaxies, Stellar Haloes and low-surface brightness Features, Cosmology with Galaxy Clusters, Early Universe and Primordial non-Gaussianity, 21-cm Cosmology

Postdocs

Elad Zinger
Elad Zinger
Phone:+49 6221 528-430

Academic path: Hebrew University of Jerusalem (B.Sc, M.Sc, Phd)

Research interests: Galaxy Formation and Evolution, Galaxy Clusters

Martina Donnari
Martina Donnari
Phone:+49 6221 528-381

Academic path: "Sapienza" Università di Roma (bachelor, master), "Sapienza" and "Tor Vergata" Università di Roma (Joint PhD), ARI-Heidelberg (visiting researcher), MPIA-Heidelberg (postdoc)

Research interests: Galaxies, Galaxy Clusters, Galaxies and Clusters formation and evolution, Galaxies dynamics, N-body and cosmological simulations

Gandhali Joshi
Gandhali Joshi
Phone:+49 6221 528-370
Email:joshi@...

Academic Path: University of Waterloo (bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering, master's in Physics & Astronomy), McMaster University (PhD)

Research interests: Galaxy formation and evolution; mass loss, star formation quenching and morphological transformations; environmental effects; N-body & hydrodynamical simulations

Fellows

Gergö Popping
Gergö Popping
Phone:+49 6221 528-323

ADS Papers

Academic path: University of Groningen, NL (bachelor, master & PhD in astronomy), ESO Garching (postdoctoral fellow)

Research interests: Galaxy formation and evolution, ISM, dust, sub-mm (line) emission, dust attenuation, semi-analytic modelling

Allison Merritt
Allison Merritt
Phone:+49 06221 528-455

Academic path: University of California, Berkeley (bachelor in Physics & Astronomy); Yale University (PhD)

Research interests: stellar halos, dwarf galaxies, ultra diffuse galaxies, low surface brightness imaging

PhD Students

Kiyun Yun
Kiyun Yun
Phone:+49 6221 528-266
Email:yun@...

Personal webpage

Academic path: Yonsei University(bachelor in Physics & Astronomy, master in Astronomy)

Research interests: Galaxy formation and evolution, Environmental effects, Developing numerical simulations, Dark matter, Evolution of Milky Way, LMC & SMC, Visualization

Christoph Engler
Christoph Engler
Phone:+49 6221 541-866

Academic path: Universität Heidelberg (bachelor & master in Physics)

Research interests: Dwarf galaxies, Galaxy formation and evolution, Cluster galaxy populations in observations and simulations

Undergrad Students

Sebastian Schulz
Sebastian Schulz

Academic path: Heidelberg University (Master in Physics) Research interests: Numerical Astrophysics, Cosmological Simulations, Dust Attenuation, Radiative Transfer

Lisa-Marie Zessner
Lisa-Marie Zessner

Academic path: Heidelberg University (bachelor in Physics)
Research interests: Stellar halos, IllustrisTNG Simulations

Patrick Ondratschek
Patrick Ondratschek

Academic path: University Heidelberg (bachelor in Physics)
Research interests: Galaxy evolution, stellar halos, Illustris + TNG Simulations

Moritz Fischer
Moritz Fischer
Phone:+49 6221 528-483

Academic path: Heidelberg University (bachelor in Physics)

Research interests: Galaxy formation and evolution, Numerical astrophysics, Developing numerical simulations

Former Group Members

Mark Lovell
Mark Lovell

ADS Papers

Academic Path: Durham University (undergraduate masters in Theoretical Physics, PhD Cosmology), University of Amsterdam / Leiden University (postdoc), MPIA (postdoc), University of Iceland / Durham University (Junior Research Fellow)

Research interests: dark matter, Local Group, galaxy formation

Luis Hellmich
Luis Hellmich

Academic path: Technische Universität Dresden (Bachelor in Physics), Universität Hamburg (Master in Physics)

Research interests: Galaxy formation and evolution, Illustris, Neutronstar EoS

 
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