Research Interests:

  • Supermassive black holes
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Numerical (magneto-) hydrodynamics
  • Galaxy groups and clusters
  • Intra-cluster medium

Education and Appointments

09/2018 – present
ITC Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

02/2018 – 07/2018
Postdoc, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Theoretical Astrophysics Group (group leader: Volker Springel)

10/2014 – 01/2018
Ph.D. Student, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies and Heidelberg University (advisor: Volker Springel)

10/2013 – 09/2014
Master thesis, Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy Heidelberg (advisor: Andrea V. Macciò)

09/2012 – 09/2014
M.Sc. in physics, specialization astrophysics, Heidelberg University

04/2012 – 06/2012
Bachelor thesis (advisors: Jochen Weller, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich; Steen Hannestad, Aarhus University)

08/2011 – 07/2012
Erasmus exchange student at Aarhus University, Denmark

10/2009 – 07/2012
B.Sc. in physics at Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich

Selected Conferences and Talks

06/2019
Talk at “Supermassive Black Holes: Enviroment and Evolution”, Corfu, Greece

03/2019
Talk at “ITC Luncheon”, CfA Harvard, USA

02/2019
Talk at “ITC Pizza Lunch”, CfA Harvard, USA

09/2018
Talk at the “15th Potsdam Thinkshop”, Germany

01/2018
ITC Special Seminar, CfA Harvard, USA

10/2017
Invited talk at ”Young Astronomers on Galactic Nuclei“, Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (CEFCA), Spain

10/2017
Talk at “The Role of Gas in Galaxy Dynamics”, Valletta, Malta

08/2017
Talk at “From Black Hole to Environment — Galaxy Evolution across Multiple Wavelengths”, Canberra, Australia

12/2016
Talk at “Galaxy clusters: physics laboratories and cosmological probes”, KICC, Cambridge, UK

09/2016
Talk at “The changing face of galaxies”, Hobart, TAS, Australia