Science at the European ARC

This is a list of the scientific interests of the staff (including ALMA COFUND Fellows and postdocs) associated with the European ARC.

Name location email address Science or technical interests
Felipe Alves German ARC-node (collapsing) molecular clouds and low-mass protostars; magnetic fields in star formation processes; multi-wavelength polarimetry
Paola Andreani ESO Cosmic microwave background, SZ clusters, protoclusters
Adam Avison JBCA Massive star formation, masers and interferometry
Miroslav Barta Czech ARC-node Solar MHD: flares and prominences, Solar radio physics, High-performance (parallel) computing
Kaustuv Basu German ARC-node  kbasu @ astro.uni-bonn.de Multi-wavelength observation of galaxy clusters; physics of the inter-cluster medium; cluster radio galaxies; Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect
George Bendo JBCA george.bendo @ manchester.ac.uk Dust and gas-to-dust ratios in nearby galaxies (elliptical, spiral, irregular)
Frank Bertoldi German ARC-node High-z galaxies and quasars, sub-millimeter observations, SZ observations of galaxy clusters, PDRs and shocks
Rob Beswick JBCA Extragalactic star-formation (low and high redshift systems), neutral and molecular gas in galaxies, Interferometry techniques
Andy Biggs ESO High-redshift star formation, (Strong) gravitational lensing
Jan Brand Italian ARC-node Physics and chemistry of the galactic ISM; properties of star-forming regions across the Galaxy; circumstellar envelopes; masers, monitoring
Sandra Burkutean German ARC-node sburk @ astro.uni-bonn.de Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect in galaxy clusters; shocks in the intra-cluster medium; combination of interferometric and bolometric data
Viviana Casasola Italian ARC-node Molecular gas in normal galaxies, AGN fueling mechanisms, star formation in galaxies, H2-CO conversion factor
Arancha Castro-Carrizo IRAM Evolved stars, disk and outflows, physics and chemistry of planetary nebulae. Mm-interferometry techniques and data reduction
Edwige Chapillon IRAM chapillon @ iram.fr Protoplanetary disks surrounding young low-mass stars, in particular the chemical complexity of these disks
Bartosz Dabrowski Czech ARC-node Solar radio physics, Solar flares
Timothy Davis ESO tdavis @ eso.org The ISM in early-type galaxies, molecular gas kinematics, black holes, star-formation and feedback
Maria Diaz Trigo ESO X-ray binaries, equatorial winds and jets, accretion, black holes and neutron stars, ULXs
Gaelle Dumas IRAM Star formation process. ISM properties and nuclear activity in nearby galaxies
Christian Endres German ARC-node endres @ ph1.uni-koeln.de High-resolution laboratory spectroscopy (THz); rotational spectroscopy; internal rotation in complex molecules; CDMS, VAMDC
Gary Fuller JBCA Star formation, Molecular clouds, Astrochemistry
Roberto Galvan-Madrid ESO rgalvan @ eso.org Star formation, from GMC to accretion disk scales
Adam Ginsburg ESO aginsbur @ eso.org Science interests: Massive cluster formation, massive star formation, turbulence in the ISM
Frédéric Gueth IRAM Star formation, embedded sources, molecular jets and outflows, physics and chemistry of shocks
Evanthia Hatziminaoglou ESO ehatzimi @ eso.org Dust in AGN, star formation in AGN, AGN formation and evolution
Michiel Hogerheijde Allegro star formation, protoplanetary disks, comets, radiative transfer
Anthony Holloway JBCA Active galaxies and High Performance Computing
Liz Humphreys ESO Evolved stars, high mass star formation, central parsecs of Galaxies, masers
Attila Juhasz Allegro juhasz @ strw.leidenuniv.nl Structure and evolution of dust and gas in protoplanetary disks, radiative transfer modeling
Alexander Karim German ARC-node karim @ astro.uni-bonn.de Galaxy evolution and multi-wavelength surveys, cosmic star formation history, high redshift galaxies and structure formation, sub-millimeter galaxies, radio continuum deep fields
Marian Karlicky Czech ARC-node Solar research, solar chromosphere, solar flares
Eelco van Kampen ESO Galaxy formation and evolution (at high- and low-redshifts), proto-clusters, galaxy clustering
Tim van Kempen Allegro
kempen @ strw.leidenuniv.nl Star formation in the nearby Milky Way, star formation theory over all masses, protoplanetary disk formation in the embedded stages, astrochemistry, the role of water, oxygen and carbon chemistry in the Milky Way
Pamela Klaassen Allegro klaassen @ strw.leidenuniv.nl High mass Star formation, outflows, ionized and molecular gas dynamics
Melanie Krips IRAM Properties of the molecular gas in nearby and high-z active galaxies (kinematics, excitation conditions, chemistry); evolution of activity in galaxies; gravitational lensing effect; interferometric techniques and calibration methods
Devaky Kunneriath Czech ARC-node devaky @ astro.cas.cz Galactic centre science, radio astronomy
Claudia Lagos ESO clagos @ eso.org Simulations and modelling of galaxy formation with particular focus on star formation on multiphase ISM, galactic outflows and coevolution between the supermassive black hole and the host galaxy; physics above in large multiwavelength galaxy surveys
Elisabetta Liuzzo Italian ARC-node liuzzo @ ira.inaf.it High angular resolution analysis of nuclear properties of extragalactic radio-loud AGNs
Matthias Maercker Nordic ARC maercker @ chalmers.se Evolution of AGB stars; mass-loss; chemistry of circumstellar envelopes, detached shells around carbon stars
Benjamin Magnelli German ARC-node magnelli @ astro.uni-bonn.de Formation and evolution of high-redshift galaxies; study of mechanisms triggering and regulating their star-formation activities.; infrared/submm/mm observations of dust and molecular gas of high-redshift galaxies
Nuria Marcelino Italian ARC-node marcelino @ ira.inaf.it Astrochemistry, star formation, structure and chemistry of molecular clouds
Sergio Martin Ruiz IRAM smartin @ iram.fr High resolution chemical observations of molecular
clouds in nearby galaxies and the study of the chemical abundance and kinematics in the central few parsecs around the BH in the center of the Galaxy
Marcella Massardi Italian ARC-node Extragalactic radio sources, high-z galaxies & galaxy formation, galaxy clusters and SZ effect, multi-wavelength surveys, instrumental calibration
Arturo Mignano Italian ARC-node Multi-wavelength surveys, Physics and evolution of low luminosity AGN, Physical Constants Variation
Thomas Moeller German ARC-node moeller @ ph1.uni-koeln.de Modeling of observing data; development of MAGIX (modeling and error estimates for various codes)
Stefanie Muehle German ARC-node muehle @ astro.uni-bonn.de Molecular gas in extreme environments; starburst galaxies and AGN; the ISM in the Galactic Centre; masers
Sebastien Muller Nordic ARC mullers @ chalmers.se Molecular gas and dust in nearby galaxies; molecular absorption; circumstellar envelopes around evolved stars
Tom Muxlow JBCA Extragalactic star-formation - from high redshift systems to SNR evolution in nearby galaxies, Interferometry techniques
Eamon O'Gorman Nordic ARC eamon.ogorman @ chalmers.se Evolved Stars, Stellar Winds, Stellar Chromospheres, Circumstellar Envelopes, Synthesis Imaging Techniques
Rosita Paladino Italian ARC-node Star formation in nearby galaxies, magnetic fields and cosmic rays in the ISM, environmental effects on star formation processes
Dirk Petry ESO Blazars, Microquasars, Multi-wavelength campaigns, GRBs, cosmic rays, solar system objects, CASA
Vincent Piétu IRAM Star formation, physics and chemistry of protoplanetary discs, debris discs
Suzanna Randall ESO asteroseismology, late stages of stellar evolution, Extreme Horizontal Branch stars
Anita Richards JBCA Masers, mass loss from evolved stars, star and planet formation, interferometry
Alvaro Sanchez-Monge German ARC-node sanchez @ ph1.uni-koeln.de Massive star formation
Reinhold Schaaf German ARC-node Software development for ARTIST (model library, python interface) and other telescopes (APEX, NANTEN2, CCAT)
Peter Schilke German ARC-node Formation of massive stars; formation of molecular clouds; astrochemistry; modeling of observation data
Markus Schmalzl Allegro schmalzl @ strw.leidenuniv.nl Early stages of low-mass star formation
Thomas Stanke ESO Star formation: low-mass protostars, protostellar outflows, high-mass star formation
Felix Stoehr ESO Galaxy formation, dark matter distribution, dark matter annihilation, data reduction pipelines, archive
Wouter Vlemmings Nordic ARC Evolved stars, high mass star formation, masers, pulsars, magnetic fields, polarization
Ke Wang ESO kwang @ eso.org Earliest stages of high-mass star formation, infrared dark clouds (IRDCs), molecular filaments, mm/submm/cm interferometry
Martin Zwaan ESO

Gas in galaxies at low and high redshifts, intervening absorption lines