Theory Group : Computational Astrophysics

Early Universe Computational Astrophysics Laboratory

  • Formation and Early Evolution Massive Black Holes

  • Early Galaxies and the Interstellar Medium

  • Relativistic and Plasma Astrophysics

  • Computational Methods in Astrophysics

Michael Boylan-Kolchin, Brandon Bozek, Volker Bromm, Jun-Hwan Choi, Alex Fitts, Jason Jaacks, Milos Milosavljevic, Jeremy Ritter, Paul Shapiro, Alan Sluder, Tsz Ho (Benny) Tsang, J. Craig Wheeler


Michael Boylan-Kolchin

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Dark matter; cosmological structure formation; galaxy formation and dynamics; near-field cosmology; cosmic reionization.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory, Structure Formation, Milky Way Evolution


Brandon Bozek

Research Fellow

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory


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


Jun-Hwan Choi

Research Affiliate - Research Fellow

Research Interests

Cosmology, Theoretical and Numerical Astrophysics, Galaxy Formation and Evolution.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory


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


J. Craig Wheeler

Professor

Research Interests

Stellar evolution; supernovae; accretion discs; gamma-ray bursts, astrobiology.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory, Gamma-ray Bursts, Supernovae, Astrobiology, Milky Way Evolution



Alex Fitts

Graduate Student

Group Areas

Extragalactic, Theory


Jason Jaacks

Graduate Student

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Extragalactic, Theory


Jeremy Ritter

Graduate Student

Research Interests

Computational Cosmology

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory, First Stars & Galaxies


Tsz Ho (Benny) Tsang

Graduate Student

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory, ISM and Star Formation

9 November 2015
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