Andreas Burkert Leader (MPG-Fellow) Dark matter, galaxy formation and evolution, physics of the ISM, star formation, galactic nuclei, computational astrophysics


Matías Blaña Díaz Stellar and galactic dynamics, Barred galaxies, Andromeda (M31), Dwarf spheroidal galaxies, Star clusters, N-body simulations, Made-to-measure modelling.
Marc Schartmann Physics of gas and dust tori in Active Galactic Nuclei: radiative transfer calculations (MC3D), (radiation) hydrodynamic simulations (PLUTO/TRAMP), study of turbulence, clumpy torus models.
Christian Alig Numerical Simulations of the formation and evolution of turbulent gaseous discs and rings inside galactic centres.


Manuel Behrendt The Formation and Evolution of Galaxies at High-Redshifts

Former Group Members

Alessandro Ballone Stellar wind feedback in Galactic Nuclei, evolution of AGN tori in nearby Seyfert galaxies
Clare Dobbs Simulations of Galactic Discs, GMC formation, Formation of star clusters in galaxies
Michaela Hirschmann Origin of the anti-hierarchical growth of black holes in the universe
Martin Krause Current project: radiation hydrodynamics at opacity transitions / energy transport in molecular tori. Other research interests: the role of activity in galaxy evolution, multiphase turbulence, astrophysical jets, magnetic fields in galaxy clusters (SKADS)

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