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

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

Talk at “ITC Luncheon”, CfA Harvard, USA

Talk at “ITC Pizza Lunch”, CfA Harvard, USA

Talk at the “15th Potsdam Thinkshop”, Germany

ITC Special Seminar, CfA Harvard, USA

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

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

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

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

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