Christian Alig 

Alexander Arth

Performing MHD simulations with Tree-PM/SPH Code Gadget. Implementing anisotropic conduction to improve simulations of galaxy cluster formation.
Jaime Abella Paya

Jaime Abella Payá

Simulations of clumps in z~2 galaxies with stellar feedback
Michael Aumer

Michael Aumer

High-redshift galactic disk formation and structure

Alessandro Ballone

Stellar winds in Galactic Nuclei; the galactic center cloud G2
 

Eirini Batziou

The Interplay of magnetic fields and and star formation processes in galaxies using SPMHD simulations. 
Antonia Bevan

Antonia Bevan

Protoplanetary discs around young stars.

Adrian Bittner

Disk galaxies in cosmological zoom-in simulations

Matias Blaña

Stellar and galactic dynamics, Barred galaxies, Andromeda (M31), Dwarf spheroidal galaxies, Star clusters, N-body simulations, Made-to-measure modelling. 
Max Brunner

Max Brunner

Self-regulated star formation in and evolution of galactic disks, including as infall from the cosmic web
Pawel Ciecielag

Pawel Ciecielag

Planets formation: planetesimals accretion, gas drag, disk-planet interaction; Cosmology: large scale velocity fields, density-velocity comparisions; Numerical methods: direct n-body (Nbody4++ code, special purpose hardware - GRAPE), hydro (PPM, AMR, FLASH code).

James Dale

3-D SPH simulations of the effects of stellar feedback, particularly photionization and stellar winds, on star-forming molecular clouds, to investigate the likelihood of triggered star formation and to evaluate the disruptive effect of feedback on embedded clusters.
Clare Dobbs

Clare Dobbs

Molecular cloud formation in spiral galaxies. Formation of spiral galaxies.
Elena D'Onghia

Elena D'Onghia

Galaxy and Structure Formation, the nature of dark matter, galaxy evolution, groups of galaxies.
Julius Donnert

Julius Donnert

On the non-thermal emission in galaxy clusters 
Supervisors: Klaus Dolag, Harald Lesch
Franziska Eisner

Franziska Eisner

Differences between observations and simulations of metallicities in galaxies
Bernat Ferrer

Bernat Ferrer

 
 Bernd Lang

Michael Kastl

 
Katharina Fierlinger

Katharina Fierlinger

Interaction of massive star groups with the ISM: hydro models for radioactive tracers in the Orion Eridanus Superbubble. Codes: RAMSES
 Pascal Förster

Pascal Förster

 Satellite galaxies in large-scale cosmological simulations; Turbulence in SPH
 

Michael Frühauf

 Asteroids, Near-Earth Objects, Impact Avoidance
Wolfgang von Glasow

Wolfgang von Glasow

Galactic Winds: launching galactic outflows and feedback processes
Matthias Gritschneder

Matthias Gritschneder

Photoionisation in the environment of young, massive stars. Study of triggered star formation in proximity to these efficient ionisation sources. Numerical methods: SPH + Ionisation, VINE.
Bendix Hagedorn

Bendix Hagedorn

Evolution and dynamics of cold gas in simulated galaxies

Sebastian Hammer

Simulations of collisions between gas clouds and disk galaxies

Helmut Hetznecker

Helmut Hetznecker

Large scale structure formation, structure of dark matter halos, dwarf galaxies in dark matter halos
Michael Hilz

Michael Hilz

Binary black hole mergers in galaxies (VINE code)
Paul Hinz

Paul Hinz

Update of the GADGET Code with a new Meshless Finite Mass (MFM) algorithm for the hydrodynamics and testing of the implications on structure formation 
Michaela Hirschmann

Michaela Hirschmann

Origin of the anti-hierarchical growth of black holes in the universe
 

David Hubber

Developing the Graphical Astrophysics code for N-body Dynamics And Lagrangian Fluids (GANDALF) primarily designed for investigating star formation and planet formation.
Francesca Iannuzzi

Francesca Iannuzzi

Studying the survival of galaxies in hydrodynamical simulations of clusters
Supervisors: Klaus Dolag, Simon White
Martin Ilgner

Martin Ilgner

Photoionisation models of the ISM, Chemistry and dynamics of protoplanetary discs
Roland Jesseit

Roland Jesseit

Orbital theory, stellar dynamics, galaxy formation, physics of dark matter halos.
Peter Johansson

Peter Johansson

Galaxy and structure formation, analytic and numerical modelling of feedback, modelling of galaxy populations.
Veronika Junk

Veronika Junk

Formation and dynamics of galaxy substructure; problem of the missing satellites.
Simon Karl

Simon Karl

Galaxy mergers with respect to the growth of central black holes (VINE code)

Geray Karademir

Cosmological zoom-in simulations with a focus on galaxy groups 
Madhura Killedar

Madhura Killedar

Testing galaxy cluster mass measurement techniques with numerical simulations and triaxial mass models, weak and strong gravitational lensing, cosmology, Bayesian inference and regression methods

Manuel Ködel

HI-Gas dynamics of galaxies and galaxy clusters in the cosmological simulation Magneticum

Christine Maria Koepferl

Christine Maria Koepferl

Protoplanetary discs around young stars.
Hanna Kotarba

Hanna Kotarba

With Prof. Harald Lesch: Magnetic field evolution in isolated and interacting spiral galaxies. Numerical methods: N-body/SPH (GADGET)
Martin Krause

Martin Krause

Radiation hydrodynamics at opacity transitions; Energy transport in molecular tori. The role of activity in galaxy evolution, multiphase turbulence, astrophysical jets, magnetic fields in galaxy clusters (SKADS)
Max Kühn Maximillian Kühn Kinematics of BCG's in cool core and non-cool core clusters
Bernd Lang

Bernd Lang

Formation of stars, Turbulence, Accretion Disks, Prestellar Cores and Molecular Clouds, Radiative Transfer.

Guang-Xing Li

Connecting theoretical and observational star formation study. Studying the structure of molecular clouds using the G-viral method.
Marcel Lotz

Marcel Lotz

Anisotropies in galaxy clusters 
Chiara Mastropietro

Chiara Mastropietro

 
 

Emilio Mevius

Metallicity in cosmological simulations
Georg Michna

Georg Michna

TBD
Nickolas Moeckel

Nickolas Moeckel

Hydrodynamics and stellar dynamics of young star clusters and star forming regions. The interplay between stellar and planetary dynamics.
Birgitta Müller

Birgitta Müller

The Structure of Cold Dark Matter Halos
Thorsten Naab

Thorsten Naab

 
Judith Ngoumou

Judith Ngoumou

Massive star feedback and triggered star formation
Eva Ntormousi

Eva Ntormousi

Molecular cloud formation in colliding flows
Ludwig Oser

Ludwig Oser

The formation of the Hubble Sequence (GADGET code)

Go Ogiya

Dynamical structure of dark matter halos, Small-scale problems of cold dark matter cosmology, GPGPU

Beata Pasternak

Non-thermal emission from galaxy clusters - evolution of cosmic rays in merging galaxy clusters.

 

Stephanie Pekruhl

Stephanie Pekruhl

with Prof. Th. Preibisch: Observations & Simulations of Molecular Cloud Structure
     
Antonio Ragagnin

Antonio Ragagnin

Cosmological Simulations
Daniel Rahne

Daniel Rahner

Formation of fast rotating elliptical galaxies by multiple minor mergers.
Lennart Reb

Lennart Reb 

Modelling the Spectral Energy Distribution of Low Luminosity Active Galactic Nuclei

Francesco Rizzuto

Empirical galaxy formation models with warm dark matter 
Giovanni Rosotti

Giovanni Rosotti

SPH simulations of accretion disc, both protoplanetary discs, to evaluate the effect of X-ray photoionization on the evolution of the disc, and discs around supermassive black holes.

Marc Schartmann

Hydrodynamical and radiative transfer simulations of (Active) Galactic Nuclei
Anna Schauer

Anna Schauer

Planetary Nebulae as tracers in Elliptical Galaxies
David Schlachtberger

David Schlachtberger

The Origin of Cold Gas in Elliptical Galaxies: Zoom-in Simulations with Gadget3
 

Philipp Schneider

Early phases of star formation - velocity and density structure of filaments in turbulent molecular clouds.
Felix Schulze

Felix Schulze

 Kinematics of early type galaxies in cosmological simulations.
Florian Semrau

Florian Semrau

 
Federico Stasyszyn

Federico Stasyszyn

Smoothed particle magneto-hydro-dynamics for cosmological applications
Supervisors: Klaus Dolag, Simon White
Lisa Steinborn

Lisa Steinborn

Active Galactic Nuclei in cosmological simulations 

Ulrich Steinwandel

Galaxy formation at high-redshift, supernova feedback, formation of black holes
Jens Stücker

Jens Stücker

Investigation of structure formation with warm dark matter in high resolution simulations
Stefanie Walch

Stefanie Walch

Star formation with emphasis on the formation of protostellar disks, evolution and fragmentation of protoplanetary disks and the evolution of their spectral energy distributions. Numerical Methods: Grid-AMR: FLASH code; SPH: VINE code
Markus Wetzstein

Markus Wetzstein

Galaxy interactions / mergers, structure formation in the tidal arms of merging galaxies, formation of tidal dwarf galaxies, numerical methods for N-body / SPH (smoothed particle hydrodynamics) simulations, the VINE simulation code, special purpose hardware GRAPE for the computation of gravitational forces, implementation of the SPH algorithm on an FPGA (field programmable gate array) based special purpose hardware.
Florian Semrau

Martin Zintl

SPH simulations with GPU