Research Area: EVOLUTION OF GALAXIES AND THE ISM

Topics covered in this research area

Subject in this research area aim at understanding the formation and evolution of galaxies from low to high redshift, their mass assembly and enrichment histories, as well as the connection to active galactic nuclei.

  • Evolution of the interstellar medium in galaxies
  • Evolution of galaxy structure and dynamics
  • High-redshift galaxies and galaxy clusters
  • Co-evolution of black holes and galaxies




Thesis topics offered on Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM

Scientific Staff in Garching working on Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM

Arnaboldi, Magda

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Planetary nebulae populations: their luminosity functions, specific frequencies and stellar progenitors
  • Diffuse stellar population in galaxy clusters & intracluster Planetary Nebulae
  • Dynamics of late and early-type galaxies, mass content of galaxies, polar-rings, properties of dark matter haloes
  • Galaxy and galaxy cluster formation and evolution
  • Near field cosmology and hierarchical mass assembly of galaxy halos

Biggs, Andy

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Starburst galaxies
  • Gravitational lensing

Coccato, Lodovico

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Stellar Populations  ·  Faculty

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  • Galactic kinematics and dynamics
  • Stellar galaxy halos
  • Intracluster light
  • Stellar populations
  • Kinematic decoupling in galaxies
  • Extragalactic Planetary Nebulae
  • 3D spectroscopy
  • Supermassive black holes

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De Breuck, Carlos

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • High redshift radio galaxies
  • Radio and millimetre interferometry
  • Radio surveys
  • Optical spectropolarimetry

 

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de Zeeuw, Tim

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Formation, structure and dynamics of galaxies, including the Galaxy
  • Star clusters and OB associations

Emsellem, Eric

Stellar Populations  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Galactic dynamics
  • Early-type galaxies
  • Stellar populations
  • 3D spectroscopy
  • Numerical simulations
  • Data analysis softwares

Hartke, Johanna

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

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  • Dynamics of Galaxies
  • Formation and Evolution of Galaxies

 

Hilker, Michael

Stellar Populations  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Dwarf galaxies in galaxy clusters
  • Extragalactic globular clusters
  • Stellar populations
  • Element abundances of galactic globular clusters

 

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Ivison, Rob

Planets and Star Formation  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Evolution of the ISM in galaxies
  • Formation of galaxies in the distant Universe
  • Dust formation
  • Masers
  • Proto-Planetary disks
  • Exoplanets

Laing, Robert

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Active galaxies, relativistic jets in extragalactic and galactic sources, synchrotron and inverse Compton emission, polarization and extragalactic magnetic fields, Faraday rotation, radio surveys.
  • Optical/IR telescopes; telescope control; aperture synthesis at cm, mm and sub-mm wavelengths.

Mainieri, Vincenzo

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Multiwavelength properties of AGN and their SED (X-ray, optical, near-IR, sub-mm, radio)
  • Highly obscured (Compton thick) AGN
  • AGN properties as a function of the environment: field, groups, clusters of galaxies
  • high-redshift X-ray clusters of galaxies: their metallicities and AGN content

 

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Padovani, Paolo

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN), X-ray, gamma-ray emission
  • BL Lacertae Objects
  • Blazar Surveys
  • Deep radio surveys
  • AGN - starburst connection
  • Neutrino astronomy

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Tacconi-Garman, Lowell

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Active Galactic Nuclei
  • Starburst Galaxies
  • Super Star Clusters
  • Adaptive Optics/NIR Imaging and Spectroscopy

van Kampen, Eelco

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Faculty

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  • The formation and evolution of galaxies
  • High-redshift galaxies and galaxy clusters
  • Cosmological simulations
  • Gravitational lensing

 

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Vernet, Joël

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • High redshift galaxies and AGN
  • Kinematics of distant galaxies
  • Polarimetry

 

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Zwaan, Martin

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Cool gas in galaxies
  • Relation between QSO absorption lines and galaxies
  • Radio and millimetre surveys

 

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Béthermin, Matthieu

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Fellows

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  • Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  • Cosmic infrared background
  • Evolution of infrared and sub-millimeter galaxy populations
  • Connexion between large-scale structures and galaxies
  • Deep far-infrared and (sub-)millimeter surveys

Gonzalez Fernandez, Ariadna

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Students

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  • High-redshift galaxies and galaxy clusters
  • Gravitational lensing

Oteo Gómez, Iván

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

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  • Multi-wavelength extragalactic surveys
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Evolution of the ISM in galaxies

Popping, Gergely

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Fellows

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  • Simulations of galaxy formation and evolution
  • Modelling the ISM in galaxies
  • Modelling sub-mm emission from galaxies

 

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Sybilska (formerly Rys), Agnieszka

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

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  • Formation and evolution of dwarf galaxies in cluster and field environments
  • Dynamical modelling of galaxies
  • Galaxy scaling laws
  • Integral field spectroscopy

Man, Allison (Wing Shan)

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Stellar Populations  ·  Fellows

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  • The quenching of star formation in massive galaxies
  • Quiescent galaxies at high-redshift: formation & evolution; stellar populations & ISM; structures & dynamics
  • Galaxy mergers: observations & simulations
  • Strong gravitational lensing

 

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Kakkad, Darshan

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

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  • AGN feedback

Guérou, Adrien

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

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  • Galactic dynamics
  • Early-type and dwarf galaxies
  • 3D spectroscopy
  • Stellar population

Guillard, Nicolas

Stellar Populations  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

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  • Galactic dynamics
  • Numerical simulations
  • Stellar Populations

Schulz, Christine

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

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  • Formation history of galaxy clusters
  • Evolution of galaxy clusters
  • Globular clusters and ultra-compact dwarf galaxies in galaxy clusters

Warmels, Rein

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Scientists

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  • Clusters of Galaxies
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Radio Telescopes, Interferometry

Neeser, Mark

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Scientists

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  • High-redshift radio galaxies (optical/IR line-emission), AGN's
  • Galaxy structure: edge-on galaxies, thin and thick disks
  • Optical and infrared instrumentation

Arumugam, Vinod

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

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  • Galaxy Evolution
  • High-redshift galaxies
  • Deep radio and submillimeter surveys

Kolwa, Sthabile

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Kola, Sthabile
  • High-redshift radio galaxies
  • Radio galaxy evolution
  • AGN characteristics
  • Radio and mm surveys

De Cia, Annalisa

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

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  • Gamma-ray burst (GRB) afterglows and host galaxies
  • Interstellar medium (mainly extragalactic)
  • Superluminous supernovae
  • Cosmic Dust

Hatziminaoglou, Evanthia

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

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  • Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN)
  • Infrared extragalactic astronomy
  • Extragalactic Surveys

 

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Lu, Hau-Yu (Baobab-Liu)

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Planets and Star Formation  ·  Fellows

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  • Formation of OB clusters
  • Sgr A* accretion
  • Accretion outburst young stellar objects

Galametz, Maud

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

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  • IR to submm observations and SED modelling techniques
  • Dust and gas properties in nearby galaxies, star formation rate
  • Influence of metallicity, submm excess
  • CO-dark gas

Cikota, Aleksandar

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Students

Cikota, Aleksandar
  • Interstellar Medium
  • Type Ia Supernovae
  • High-Redshift Galaxies and Galaxy Clusters
  • Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  • Observational Cosmology
  • Small Solar System Bodies

 

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Stroe, Andra

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Fellows

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  • Galaxy evolution in clusters and the field
  • Shock waves and turbulence in galaxy clusters
  • Diffuse radio emission in galaxy clusters

 

 

Klitsch, Anne

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

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  • Evolution of the ISM in galaxies
  • Cold gas in galaxies
  • ALMACAL

Nilsson, Theresa

Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Nilsson, Theresa
  • Formation and evolution of galaxies
  • High redshift galaxies
  • Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN)

Arrigoni-Battaia, Fabrizio

Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

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  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Circum-galactic medium of quasars
  • Detection of large-scale structure in emission
  • Lyman Alpha Blobs (LABs)

Nakajima, Kimihiko

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe

Nakajimo, Kimihiko
  • Physical properties of HII regions through analysis of nebular emission lines
  • High-redshift Lyman-alpha emitters and Lyman break galaxies
  • Sources of cosmic reionization

Zhang, Zhi-Yu

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM

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  • Evolution of the ISM in galaxies
  • High-redshift galaxies
  • Cosmic microwave background
  • Molecular gas excitation conditions
  • Extremely metal poor galaxies
  • Supernova remnants

Puglisi, Annagrazia

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Andreani, Paola
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • High redshift galaxies

Mroczkowski, Tony

Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

Andreani, Paola
  • Millimeter/ Submillimeter Instrumentation
  • Formation and Evolution of Galaxy Clusters
  • Sunyaev-Zel´dovich (SZ) Effect and X-ray Observations of Galaxy Clusters
  • Cosmic Microwave Background

Peest, Peter Christian

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Andreani, Paola
  • Polarization of starlight
  • Dust grains
  • Interstellar and galactic magnetic fields

Cirasuolo, Michele

Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Faculty

Cirasuolo, Michele
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • High-redshift galaxies
  • Multi-wavelength properties of distant galaxies
  • 3D spectroscopy

Circosta, Chiara

Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

Andreani, Paola
  • heavily obscured AGN, X-ray surveys
  • BH-galaxy co-evolution 
  • properties of AGN and their hosts (study of multiwavelength SEDs: X-ray, optical, near-IR, sub-mm, radio)
  • AGN feedback

Chen, Chian Chou (T.C.)

Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

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  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Submillimeter galaxies
  • Multi-wavelength extragalactic surveys
  • Large-scale structures
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    Turner, Owen

    Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

    Andreani, Paola
    • Galaxy Formation and Evolution
    • Integral Field Spectroscopy at z ~ 3.5 with KMOS
    • Resolved kinematics and angular momentum
    • Resolved abundances and abundance evolution

    Ellis, Richard

    Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Faculty

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    Querejeta, Miguel

    Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

    Querejeta, Miguel
    • Galaxy formation and evolution
    • Dynamics and star formation in galaxies
    • Galaxy mergers
    • Radio and millimetre astronomy

    Augustin, Ramona

    Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

    Augustin, Ramona
    • Formation and Evolution of Galaxies
    • Circum-Galactic Medium
    • Gravitational Lensing

    Zanella, Anita

    Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

    Zanella, Anita
    • Galaxy formation and evolution
    • Star-forming galaxies at high redshifts: star-forming giant clumps, ISM properties, morphology
    • Quiescent galaxies at high redshift: structure, dynamics, and quenching

    Nedelchev, Boris

    Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Students

    Nedelchev, Boris
    • IFU spectroscopy
    • Structure & Kinematics of Early-Type Galaxies
    • Galactic Winds 

    Agnello, Adriano

    Cosmology and the Early Universe  ·  Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM  ·  Fellows

    Agnello, Adriano
    • Galaxy formation and evolution
    • Gravitational lensing, stellar dynamics
    • Object classification and rare-object searches
    • Quasars and their host galaxies

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