Andreas Schruba

Postdoctoral Fellow
Max-Planck-Institut
für extraterrestrische Physik
Garching, Germany

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Curriculum Vitae

Updated Jun 18, 2019. A pdf version can be found here.

Contact Information

Email schruba@mpe.mpg.de
Web www.mpe.mpg.de/~schruba
Phone +49 (0)89 30000-3335
Post Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik
Giessenbachstrasse 1
85748 Garching, Germany

Research Interests

Employment

2013-presentMax-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany
Postdoctoral Fellow in Infrared Group
2011-2013California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
CARMA Postdoctoral Scholar
2008-2011Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg, Germany
Ph.D. student

Education

2011 Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie & Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany,
Ph.D. in Astrophysics, magna cum laude, Grade 1.0
The Molecular Interstellar Medium of Nearby Star-Forming Galaxies
(adviser: Dr. Fabian Walter)
2008 Institut für Theoretische Physik, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany,
Diplom Physik, Grade 1.3
Constraints on the Fifth Force in Coupled Quintessence from Galaxy Rotation Curves
(adviser: Prof. Christof Wetterich)
2005 Erasums Scholarship at Uppsala University, Sweden
Institute for Physics and Astronomy, Institute for Mathematics
2003 Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
Vordiplom Physik, Grade 1.8

Awards & Honors

2011MPIA, Heidelberg, Germany
Patzer Prize for Best Publication by a Student

Teaching

2017Technical University Munich, Germany
Lecturing (1/2) "Introduction to Astrophysics"
2015Technical University Munich, Germany
Lecturing (1/2) "Introduction to Astrophysics"
2010Heidelberg University, Germany
Tutor for Astronomy Lab "Stellar CCD Photometry"
2007Heidelberg University, Germany
Tutor in Theoretical Physics "Classical Electrodynamics"

Supervision

2011-2015 Anahi Caldu-Primo (PhD), jointly with Dr. Fabian Walter at MPIA, Heidelberg
now at Outreach Office of the Institute of Radioastronomy and Astrophysics of UNAM, Mexico

Professional Activities

Large Collaborations

Lead as Principle Investigator:

Projects as co-Investigator:

Observing Experience

Observing Time Awarded as PI

Lead Investigator: 23/24 accepted (~1510 hr)

2017/04“100,000 Molecular Clouds Across the Main Sequence: GMCs as the Drivers of Galaxy Evolution”
ALMA LP, 75 hr (accepted)
2017/02“DeGaS-MC: A Dense Gas Survey of the Magellanic Clouds”
APEX, 45 hr (accepted)
2016/08“The Bottleneck of Star Formation - Formation and Collapse of a Cold Gas Phase - Short Spacing Part”
VLA, 8 hr (accepted)
2016/03“Tracing the Physics of the Molecular Cloud Lifecycle in IC 342”
IRAM PdBI, 48 hr (accepted)
2016/03“Tracing the Physics of the Molecular Cloud Lifecycle in IC 342 - Short Spacings”
IRAM 30m, 48 hr (accepted)
2016/02“The Bottleneck of Star Formation - Formation and Collapse of a Cold Gas Phase”
VLA, 26 hr (accepted)
2015/09“The H2/HI balance, dust-to-gas ratio, conversion factor, and depletion time from HERA maps of nearby galaxies”
IRAM 30m, 86 hr (accepted)
2015/05“The failure of galactic star formation relations on subs-galactic scales: A direct probe of the physics of star formation - The Completion”
ALMA, 5 hr (accepted)
2014/09“Completing the 30m Observations of the Key Local Galaxy Reference Sample”
IRAM 30m, 95 hr (accepted)
2014/03“Towards a Complete Census of Molecular Gas in a Key Galaxy Reference Sample”
IRAM 30m, 69 hr (accepted)
2014/02“An L-Band Survey of NGC 6822”
VLA, 42 hr (accepted)
2014/02“An L-Band Survey of NGC 6822 - GBT Short Spacing Part”
GBT, 20 hr (accepted)
2013/12“The failure of galactic star formation relations on subs-galactic scales: A direct probe of the physics of star formation”
ALMA, 5 hr (accepted)
2013/09“Dense Gas in Giant Molecular Clouds in Andromeda”
IRAM 30m, 95 hr (accepted)
2013/05“Dense Gas in the Center of M63 and M100”
CARMA, 38 hr (accepted)
2013/05“The CARMA M31 Legacy Survey (Extended)”
CARMA, 100 hr (accepted)
2013/03“Dense Gas in Giant Molecular Clouds in Andromeda”
IRAM PdBI, 80 hr (accepted)
2012/12“The CARMA M31 Legacy Survey”
CARMA, 200 hr (accepted)
2012/07“A High Resolution View of Low Metallicity Star-Forming Complexes in NGC 6822”
ALMA, 2.5 hr (accepted)
2012/05“Dense Gas Census in the Andromeda Galaxy”
CARMA, 96 hr (accepted)
2012/02“Dense Gas Observations of Individual Molecular Clouds in Andromeda”
GBT, 5 hr (accepted)
2011/12“Molecular Cloud Census in the Andromeda Galaxy (Extended)”
CARMA, 152 hr (accepted)
2011/04“Molecular Cloud Census in the Andromeda Galaxy”
CARMA, 121 hr (accepted)
2011/03“Calibrating Molecular Gas Diagnostics in Low-Metallicity Galaxies”
IRAM 30m, 48 hr (accepted)

Co-Investigator on ~100 accepted proposals at ALMA, APEX, CAHA, CARMA, GBT, HERSCHEL, HST, IRAM 30m, IRAM PdBI/NOEMA, JCMT, SOFIA, VLT/MUSE

Professional Talks — Invited

2019 JunFrom the ISM to Large Scale Structure, Nordita Workshop, Stockholm, Sweden
“Physics, Chemistry and Star Formation of Molecular Clouds”
2018 NovPhysics & Astronomy Seminar, Cardiff University, Great Britain
“Resolving Star Formation in the Nearby Universe”
2018 JunMulti-scale Physics of Star Formation and Feedback during Galaxy Evolution, Heidelberg, Germany
“Is Star Formation Regulated by Cloud-scale Properties?”
2018 AprEWASS, Liverpool, Great Britain
“The Interstellar Medium of Nearby Galaxies at High Physical Detail”
2017 DecAstrophysics Colloquium, Cologne University, Germany
“Resolving the Physical State of Cold Gas and the Star Formation Process on Cloud-scales across the Local Galaxy Population”
2017 JunEWASS, Prague, Czech Republic
“Star Formation in Extragalactic Galaxies”
2017 JunAstronomy & Astrophysics Seminar, Tel Aviv University, Israel
“The Interstellar Medium and Star Formation Process in Nearby Galaxies”
2016 AugColloquium, Onsala Space Observatory, Sweden
“Observing the Interstellar Medium and Star Formation Process in Nearby Galaxies at High Physical Detail”
2016 MarISM-SPP Conference, Freising, Germany
“Observing the Gaseous Material of the Universe”
2016 MarKönigstuhl Colloquium, MPIA, Heidelberg, Germany
“Molecular Cloud Structure and the Star Formation Process at Low Metallicity”
2015 OctARI Institute Colloquium, University of Heidelberg Germany
“Linking the Galaxies Star Formation Process to Molecular Cloud Properties”
2014 JulMass assembly from clouds to clusters, Sexten, Italy
“Large-Scale Mass Assembly of Molecular Clouds - Extragalactic Perspective”
2013 DecIRAM+IPAG Colloquium, Grenoble, France
“The Interstellar Medium and Star Formation across Spatial Scales”
2013 JunThe Origins of Stellar Clustering, Aspen Summer Workshop, USA
“High Resolution Surveys of Star Formation”
2013 MayUCSB Astrophysics Seminar, Santa Barbara, USA
“Interstellar Medium and Star Formation in Nearby Galaxies”
2013 MarInfrared and Submillimeter Probes of Gas in Galaxies, Pasadena, USA
“Star Formation and ISM in Nearby Galaxies”
2013 JanMPE Seminar, Garching, Germany
“Molecular Gas and Star Formation in Nearby Galaxies”
2012 AugIAUS 292: Molecular Gas, Dust, Star Formation in Galaxies, Beijing, China
“The Star Formation Relation in Nearby Galaxies”

Professional Talks — Other

2019 OctALMA2019: Science Results and Cross-Facility Synergies, Cagliari, Italy
“tbd”
2019 SepViews on the Interstellar Medium in Galaxies, Bologna, Italy
“tbd”
2018 JulThe Laws of Star Formation, Cambridge, Great Britain
“Physical Processes that Regulate Star Formation in Nearby Galaxies”
2017 JulThe Galaxy Ecosystem, ESO, Garching, Germany
“Linking Cloud-scale ISM Properties and Star Formation across Local Galaxy Population”
2017 JulLinking Observations and Theory of Star Formation in Galaxies, Sexten, Italy
“The Physical State of the Cloud-scale ISM and its Role for Galactic Star formation”
2016 SepVia Lactea: The Milky Way as a Star Formation Engine, Rome, Italy
“The High-Resolution View on the Gas-Star Cycle in Nearby Galaxies”
2016 AugHow Galaxies form Stars, Stockholm, Sweden
“The Gas-Star Cycle resolved from Galactic to Cloud Scale in Nearby Galaxies”
2016 JulDiscs in Galaxies, ESO, Garching, Germany
“The Interstellar Medium Structure and Star Formation Process in Nearby Disk Galaxies”
2015 SepLife-cycle of gas in galaxies: A Local Perspective, Dwingeloo, Netherlands
“Properties of the Molecular Gas and Star Formation Process in Andromeda”
2015 Jul3D View on Galaxy Evolution: From Statistics to Physics, Heidelberg, Germany
“Star Formation in an Lstar Galaxy: A Detailed Study of the Andromeda Galaxy”
2015 MayGas, Dust, Star-Formation in Galaxies from Local to Far Universe, Crete, Greece
“Molecular Gas and Star Formation from Galaxy to Sub-Cloud Scale in Andromeda”
2014 SepFrom Galactic to Extragalactic Star Formation, Marseille, France
“Giant Molecular Clouds in Andromeda”
2014 MarESO 3D2014: Gas and Stars in Galaxies, Garching, Germany
“The 3D Perspective on the Interstellar Medium and Star Formation in Andromeda”
2013 OctPhysical Processes in the ISM, ESO Garching, Germany
“The Resolved ISM of our Nearest Spiral Galaxy”
2013 JulPhases of the Interstellar Medium, Heidelberg, Germany
“The Interstellar Medium and Star Formation Process in the Andromeda Galaxy”
2013 JunRegulation of Star Formation in Molecular Gas, Ringberg Castle, Germany
“Molecular Gas and Star Formation in the Andromeda Galaxy”
2012 NovPHAT Team Meeting, Seattle, USA
“The CARMA CO Survey of Andromeda”
2012 JulGalactic Scale Star Formation, Heidelberg, Germany
“The Interstellar Medium of Andromeda at 25 parsec Scales”
2012 JunStar Formation in Dwarf Galaxies, Flagstaff, USA
“The Dust-to-Gas Ratio in Dwarf Galaxies”
2012 JunLITTLE THINGS Team Meeting, Flagstaff, USA
“The Dust-to-Gas Ratio in Dwarf Galaxies - Solved & Open Questions”
2012 JunThe Great Andromeda Galaxy, Princeton, USA
“Molecular Cloud Census in Andromeda”
2012 Jan219th AAS Meeting, Austin, USA
“Molecular Gas and Star Formation in Atomic Gas Dominated Regions - Results from the HERACLES Survey”
2011 JulSPP Workshop, Bad Honnef, Germany
“The HERACLES View of Molecular Gas in the Outer Disks of Galaxies”
2011 Jan217th AAS Meeting, Seattle, USA
“The HERACLES View of Molecular Gas in the Outer Disks of Galaxies”
2010 JulMolecules In Galaxies, Oxford, UK
“The Molecular Star Formation Law in the Outer Disks of Galaxies”
2010 JulKINGFISH Team Meeting, Ringberg, Germany
“Infrared Emission and Dust in Dwarf Galaxies”
2010 FebLITTLE THINGS Team Meeting, Heidelberg, Germany
“Constraining Dust Content in Low Metallicity Galaxies using Stacking Techniques”
2010 FebHERACLES Team Meeting, Heidelberg, Germany
“The Power of Stacking - CO Emission in Outer Disks”
2009 SepM33 Workshop, Arcetri Observatory, Florence, Italy
“The Star Formation Law from Galactic to Cloud Scale”
2009 JulSFR@50: Filling the Cosmos with Stars, Spineto, Italy
“The Resolved Star Formation Law in M33”
2009 MayMPIA Student Workshop, Noorden, Netherlands
“Where is the Dust in Low Metallicity Galaxies?”
2008 OctMPIA Student Workshop, Munchhausen, France
“Principles of Interferometry”
2008 SepLittle Things Team Meeting, NRAO Socorro, USA
“Determining the Dust-to-Gas Ratio in Dwarf Galaxies”