Group members

Group members

Group leader

Annalisa Pillepich

Annalisa Pillepich

Group Leader
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

Martina Donnari

Martina Donnari

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

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

Nhut Truong

Nhut Truong

Academic path: University of Science in Ho Chi Minh City (Bachelor in Physics), University of Padova (Master in Astrophysics), University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (PhD in Astrophysics), Hungarian Academy of Science - Eotvos Lorand University “Lendulet Hot Universe” research group (postdoc)

Research interests: Galaxies and clusters formation and evolution, supermassive black holes feedback, cosmological simulations, synthetic X-ray analyses

Postdoc Fellows

Allison Merritt

Allison Merritt

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

Maxime Trebitsch

Maxime Trebitsch

Academic path: École Normale Supérieure de Lyon (Bachelor & Master in Physics); Observatoire de Lyon (PhD); Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (postdoc)

Research interests: Galaxy formation, reionization, high-redshift galaxies and black holes, cosmological simulations, radiative transfer

PhD Students

Lukas Eisert

Lukas Eisert

Academic path: University of Stuttgart (B.Sc. Simulation Technology),
University of Heidelberg (M.Sc. Physics)

Research interests: Galaxy Formation and Evolution, Cosmological Simulations, Data Science/Machine Learning

Christoph Engler

Christoph Engler

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

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

Diego Sotillo Ramos

Diego Sotillo Ramos

Academic path: Universidad de Valladolid and Universität Stuttgart (Mechanical Engineering), Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (B.Sc. Physics), Universidad Complutense de Madrid (M.Sc. Astrophysics)

Research interests: galaxy formation and evolution, galaxy clusters, galactic dynamics, cosmological simulations

Eric Rohr

Eric Rohr

Academic path: University of Virginia (B.Sc. Astronomy-Physics)

Research interests: Galaxy formation and evolution, cosmological simulations, cosmic baryon cycle, relationship between baryons and dark matter, galaxy mergers

Undergrad Students (Master and Bachelor)

Junia Goeller

Junia Goeller

Academic path: Heidelberg University (Bachelor in Physics)

Research interests: Large scale structure formation, galaxy formation and evolution, dark matter/dark energy, cosmological simulations (e.g. IllustrisTNG)

Kaj Kramer

Kaj Kramer

Academic path: TBD

Research interests: TBD

Former Group Members

Moritz Fischer

Moritz Fischer

Academic path: Heidelberg University (bachelor in Physics)

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

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

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

Patrick Ondratschek

Patrick Ondratschek

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

Gergö Popping

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

Sebastian Schulz

Sebastian Schulz

Academic path: Heidelberg University (Master in Physics)

Research interests: Numerical Astrophysics, Cosmological Simulations, Dust Attenuation, Radiative Transfer

Kiyun Yun

Kiyun 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

Lisa-Marie Zessner

Lisa-Marie Zessner

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

Elad Zinger

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

Research interests: Galaxy Formation and Evolution, Galaxy Clusters

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