Theory Group : Cosmology & Extragalactic Astrophysics : First Stars & Galaxies

  • Computational Astrophysics
  • Formation and Evolution of the First Generation of Stars, Quasars & Supernovae
  • Numerical Simulations of Star Formation and Reionization of the Universe
  • Chemical Enrichment in the Intergalactic Medium
  • Supermassive Black Holes & Globular Clusters

Volker Bromm, Steven Finkelstein, Milos Milosavljevic, Jeremy Ritter, Paul Shapiro, Alan Sluder


Volker Bromm

Professor

Research Interests

Formation of the first stars and quasars; high-redshift supernovae and metal enrichment; supermassive black hole formation; gamma-ray bursts; reionization of the intergalactic medium; present-day star formation; computational astrophysics.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory, First Stars & Galaxies, Structure Formation, ISM and Star Formation


Steven Finkelstein

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Observations of the High-Redshift Universe; Galaxy Formation and Evolution; Reionization; Chemical Evolution of the Universe.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Extragalactic, Reionization Era & First Galaxies, Star Formation (Extragalactic), Stellar Populations, First Stars & Galaxies, HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment


Milos Milosavljevic

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Formation of stars, galaxies, and massive black holes in the early universe; computational astrophysics; radiation transport; chemical enrichment of the universe; machine learning with astronomical big data.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory, Gamma-ray Bursts, Supernovae, First Stars & Galaxies, Milky Way Evolution, Black Holes & AGN


Paul Shapiro

Professor

Research Interests

Theoretical astrophysics: cosmology, galaxy formation, the interstellar medium, the intergalactic medium, interstellar dust grains, astrophysical hydrodynamics.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory, Clusters of Galaxies, Cosmic Reionization, Early Universe, First Stars & Galaxies, Structure Formation, ISM and Star Formation, Milky Way Evolution



Jeremy Ritter

Graduate Student

Research Interests

Computational Cosmology

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory, First Stars & Galaxies

1 September 2010
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