Christiane Reichart

ORIGINS Accounting LMU

Office hours: Mon, Tue, Thu: 08:30 - 13:30; Wed: 12:30 - 17:30

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Prof. Dr. Frank Jenko

Coordinator CN-6

Theoretical and computational plasma (astro)physics

Helmholtz-Exzellenznetzwerk „Munich Center for Plasma Astrophysics“

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Prof. Dr. Dieter Braun

Coordinator RU-E

In our laboratory we try to understand how non-equilibrium physics could have been beneficial for prebiotic multiphase systems, elucidating the hidden paths to Darwinian molecular evolution.

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Prof. Dr. Stephan Martin Paul

Spokesperson, Coordinator LRSM

Hadron physics, symmetries, neutron physics, detectors, analysis, statistical methods, payload, satellite, electronics, spectroscopy, Belle 2, COMPASS, Belle, lifetime, beta decay, antimatter.

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Prof. Dr. Job Boekhoven

Dr. Danny van Dyk

Principal Investigator

I am a theoretical physicist with research interest in particle physics in general, and flavour physics in particular, leading my own DFG Emmy-Noether group at the Technische Universität München.

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Prof. Dr. Dieter Heyen Lüst

Coordinator CN-1

Prof.Dr. Nora Brambilla

Principal Investigator

Theoretical Particle Physics, Hadron Physics, Effective Field Theories for the Standard model and beyond, Field theory at finite temperature, Early Universe, Nonperturbative methods and lattice.

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Prof. Dr. Norbert Kaiser

Principal Investigator

Effective field theory, nuclear and neutron matter, chiral perturbation theory, radiative corrections, nuclear few-body forces, hyperons in nuclear medium, density-dependent nucleon-nucleon potentials

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Prof. Dr. Rolf Kudritzki

MIAPP Director

Apl. Prof. Dr. Antonio Vairo

Principal Investigator

Dr. Frank Simon

Principal Investigator

Experimental particle physics at lepton and hadron colliders, detector development, physics and instrumentation at future colliders.

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Prof. Dr. Til Birnstiel

Coordinator CN-2

Computational Astrophysics, Theory of Planet Formation, Structure and evolution of planet forming disks

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Prof. Dr. Otmar Biebel

Principal Investigator

High energy elementary particle physics: ATLAS detector at the LHC, some focus on physics of top quarks and rare events; Particle detector development, some focus on Micro Structured Gas Detectors

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Prof. Dr. Hubert Karl Kroha

Principal Investigator

Operation and data analysis of the ATLAS experiment at the LHC: Higgs boson physics, searches for supersymmetry, dark matter and new heavy resonances. Detector development for collider experiments.

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Prof. Dr. Volker Springel

Coordinator RU-D

cosmic structure formation, dark matter and dark energy, computational astrophysics, galaxy formation, supermassive black holes, intergalactic and circumgalactic medium

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Dr. Ariel Guillermo Sanchez

Coordinator CN-4

Observational cosmology - Large-scale structure of the Universe

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Dr. Paolo Padovani

Principal Investigator

I study Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) using data covering the entire electromagnetic spectrum. I also work on very deep radio surveys, neutrino astronomy, and AGN outflows.

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Kuhr

Coordinator RU-A

experimental particle physics, heavy quark physics, rare decays and CP violation, big data analytics

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Prof. Dr. Allen Christopher Caldwell

Coordinator ODSL

Experimental Particle Physics, Data Science

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Prof. Dr. Ulrich Walter

Coordinator LRSM

Development of satellite platforms for experimental space missions.

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Dr. Roman Gernhäuser

Principal Investigator

Physics of hadrons and nuclei. Evolution of matter with a focus on the generation of the heavy elements on the r- and rp- process. Experimental techniques for nuclear and particle physics.

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Prof. Dr. Eiichiro Komatsu

Coordinator RU-C

Cosmology, especially the cosmic microwave background and the large-scale structure of the Universe and their implications for physics of the early Universe as well as of the late-time Universe.

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Dr. Mara Salvato

Coordinator CN-1

Multiwavelength properties of Active Galactic Nuclei and the interplay with their host galaxy and the surrounding environment.

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Prof. Dr. Lothar Johann Oberauer

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Bastian Märkisch

Principal Investigator

particle physics at low energies; beta decay of the neutron

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Prof.Dr. Erwin Frey

Coordinator CN-8

Physics of Life, Statistical Physics, Nonequilibrium Physics, Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena, Self-assembly and self-organisation, Pattern formation.

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Prof. Dr. Dorothee Schaile

Principal Investigator

Experimental Particle Physics: electroweak precision tests, search for new particles, particle nature of Dark Matter, development of particle detectors, Grid Computing

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Prof. Dr. Ulrich Gerland

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hillebrandt

Scientist

supernova cosmology, high-precision determinations of the Hubble parameter

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Prof. Dr. Stefan Hofmann

Principal Investigator

General Relativity, Quantum Field Theory, Cosmology, Mathematical Physics

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Prof. Dr. Eric Emsellem

Principal Investigator

Galactic dynamics, Stellar populations, Integral field spectroscopy, Hydro and Nbody simulations of galaxies, Dynamical modelling

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Prof. Dr. Oliver Trapp

Coordinator RU-E

The research expertise of Oliver Trapp are reaction systems showing self-amplification of chirality and evolutionary molecular systems in the context of Origins of Life.

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Prof. Dr. Paola Caselli

Principal Investigator

Astrochemical modelling, molecular spectroscopy, observations and theory of the earliest phases of star and planet formation and links to our Solar System.

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Prof. Dr. Sherry H. Suyu

Principal Investigator

observational cosmology, cosmic expansion rate, dark energy and dark matter, supermassive black holes, gravitational lensing, supernovae, Bayesian inference and methods

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Prof. Dr. Chase Broedersz

Principal Investigator

Statistical and biological physics, non-equilibrium physics, soft matter

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Prof. Dr. Andreas Weiler

MIAPP Director, Coordinator RU-B

theoretical particle physics, beyond the standard model, collider physics, dark matter

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Prof. Dr. Petra Schwille

Principal Investigator

Biophysics and biochemistry approaches to reconstitute the origin of life

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Dr. Andrea Merloni

Principal Investigator

Astrophysical Black Holes, Accretion, Large Scale structure, astronomical surveys, X-ray astronomy

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Dr. David Paneque

Principal Investigator

My research is in the field of astroparticle physics with the most extreme environments in the Universe (AGN, GRB, Pulsars…). Among other tools, I use gamma-ray observations with Fermi, MAGIC and CTA.

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Dr. Federica Petricca

Principal Investigator

Dr. Fabian Schmidt

Coordinator CN-4

Fabian Schmidt is interested in constraining Dark Energy, modified gravity, and Dark Matter from cosmological probes, in particular large-scale structure.

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Prof. Dr. Ralf Bender

Principal Investigator

Galaxies, Black Holes, Dark Matter

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Prof. Dr. Achim Weiss

Principal Investigator

Theoretical stellar structure and evolution; nucleosynthesis and the cosmological origin of the elements.

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PD Dr. Roberto Philip Saglia

Principal Investigator

Galaxy dynamics, structure and evolution, dark matter halos, search for exoplanets

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Dr. Vincenzo Mainieri

Principal Investigator

Cosmic evolution of AGN and their host galaxies. AGN feedback. Multi-object spectroscopy.

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Dr. Thorsten Naab

Coordinator CN-5

Theory and numerical simulations of galactic dynamics, black holes, star formation, interstellar medium, cosmological galaxy formation and evolution.

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PD Dr. Georg Gottfried Raffelt

Principal Investigator

Theoretical astroparticle physics, neutrino physics and astrophysics, axions in astrophysics and cosmology

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Prof. Dr. Jochen Weller

Coordinator RU-C and CN-4

I work on the interface between observational and theoretical cosmology. My main research interest is to find out about the Origins of the accelerated expansion of the Universe.

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Dr. Hans-Günther Klaus Moser

Principal Investigator

B-Physics at e+e- colliders (SuperKEKB, Belle II): b-lifetimes, B0-oscillations, CP violation in B-decays, rare decays of B-Mesons.
Hardware: Advanced silicon detectors

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Dr. Bruno Leibundgut

Principal Investigator

Stellar explosion physics, cosmology, extragalactic astrophysics

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PD Dr. Torsten A. Enßlin

Principal Investigator

Information field theory, information theory, Bayesian reasoning, machine learning, cosmology, high-energy astrophysics, radio astronomy, gamma ray astronomy, galactic tomography, and other areas.

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Prof. Dr. Joseph John Mohr

Coordinator RU-C

Studies of structure formation and cosmology using data from multi-wavelength surveys in the mm-wave (SPT), optical/NIR (DES, Euclid, LSST), radio (MeerKAT) and X-ray (eROSITA).

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Prof. Dr. Martin Beneke

Coordinator RU-A

Theoretical Particle Physics, including Dark Matter and the Early Universe. Effective Field Theory and perturbative factorization for the strong & electroweak interaction. Quantum Field Theory Methods

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Dr. Ina Haneburger

MIAPP Program Manager

Office hours: Mon, Tue, Fri: 8:30 - 15:30; Wed, Thu: 8:30 - 16:45

Boltzmannstr. 2
85748 Garching
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Sofie Kronseder

MIAPP Administrative Coordinator

Office hours: Mon - Thu 8:00-17:00; Fri 8:00-14:00 (may vary during workshops)

Boltzmannstr. 2
85748 Garching
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Prof. Dr. Alejandro Ibarra

Principal Investigator

Theoretical Astroparticle Physics. Dark matter theory and phenomenology. Neutrino mass models.

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Prof. Dr. Ilka Brunner

Coordinator RU-A, Equal Opportunity Rep.

Prof. Dr. Peter Fierlinger

Principal Investigator

Our research deals with the origin of matter in the Universe, using small scale experiments with extreme precision. The main experiment of the group is the PanEDM instrument at ILL Grenoble.

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Dr. Mathias Garny

Coordinator CN-3

Dark Matter, Particle Physics, Cosmology

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PD Dr. Klaus Dolag

Coordinator C2PAP and CN-5, Co-Coordinator CN-3

Prof. Dr. Thomas Preibisch

Principal Investigator

Star Formation, Young Stellar Objects, Protoplanetary Disks, Effects of Stellar Feedback on Star- and Planet-Formation

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PD Dr. Jan Michael Friedrich

Principal Investigator

High-energy lepton and hadron scattering, experiments to test QCD, low-energy QCD and chiral dynamics, detector development and construction, simulations for experiment design, radiative corrections

  • Research group:  Prof. Stephan Paul
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Prof. Dr. Gerhard Buchalla

Principal Investigator

Theory of strong and electroweak interactions, Physics of flavour and heavy quarks, Effective field theories of electroweak symmetry breaking, Higgs boson properties

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Prof. Dr. Laura Fabbietti

Coordinator CN-7, Equal Opportunity Rep.

I work in the field of hadron physics employing measurements at accelerators to infer on astrophysics phenomena as neutron stars or
the probation of cosmic rays within our galaxies.

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Dr. Leonardo Testi

Principal Investigator

Star and planet formation; infrared and submillimetre observations and related technologies.

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Prof. Dr. Elisa Resconi

Coordinator CN-6

Neutrino, neutrino astronomy, cosmic rays, blazars, AGN, IceCube experiment, Pacific Ocean Neutrino Explorer (P-ONE) experiment, STRAW path finders.

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Prof. Dr. Andreas Burkert

Spokesperson, Coordinator RU-D and CN-9

Dynamical processes in the Universe, including the structure and formation of dark matter halos, the formation and evolution of galaxies, the structure of the multi-phase, turbulent interstellar medium and the formation of stars and stellar clusters.

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Prof. Dr. Susanne Mertens

Principal Investigator

Neutrino Physics, direct neutrino mass, neutrinoless double beta decay, sterile neutrinos, detector development

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Prof. Dr. Harald Lesch

Principal Investigator

Theoretical Plasma-Astrophysics, Galaxies, Origin of life, Philosophy of science

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Prof. Dr. Stefan Schönert

Coordinator RU-B

Astroparticle physics, neutrino physics, dark matter search, low-background physics, development of radiation detectors, light instrumentation

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PD Dr. Ortwin Gerhard

Principal Investigator

Stellar dynamics and structure of galaxies. The Milky Way: structure, stellar kinematics, mass distribution, microlensing. Extragalactic planetary nebulae. Dark matter halos.

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Dr. Boris Grube

Principal Investigator

Experimental hadron physics. Study of the excitation spectrum of light and heavy mesons at the COMPASS, Belle, and Belle II experiments.

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Dr. Hannes Mutschler

Principal Investigator

Our research focuses on RNA catalysis in early prebiotically plausible environments. In particular, we are interested in RNA synthesis and replication in frozen water-ice.

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Prof. Dr. Hans-Thomas Janka

Principal Investigator

Supernova Theory, Gamma-Ray Bursts, Neutrino Astrophysics, Neutron Stars, Numerical Astrophysics (Hydrodynamics, Radiative Transfer)

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M.Sc. Martin Jan Losekamm

PhD student & LRSM Coordinator

  • Dissertation topic:  Radiation Detectors on the International Space Station and on the Lunar Surface
  • Research group:  Paul (Physik E18)
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Dr. Matteo Frigo

Postdoc

I study the dynamics of the stellar and gaseous components of galaxies, by analyzing simulations (both cosmological and isolated) and comparing with observed results.

  • Research group:  Naab
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Dr. Bo Zhao

Scientist

Disk formation; star & planet formation; binary & multiple systems; computational magnetohydrodynamics; astrochemical modeling

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Marcel Lotz

Satellite galaxies in galaxy clusters: quenching, ram-pressure stripping, (post) star-burst galaxies

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Prof. Dr. Rob Ivison

Principal Investigator

Observations of distant galaxies, particularly in the IR, submm and radio.

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Dr. Martino Romaniello

Scientist

Cosmic Distance Ladder, stellar populations, big data astronomy.

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PD Dr. Frank Eisenhauer

Scientist

Galactic center black hole, infrared astronomy, spectroscopy, adaptive optics, interferometry

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Dr. Philipp Eller

Postdoc

Experimental particle physics; data analysis

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Prof. Dr. Dieter Kranzlmüller

Direktor LRZ

High performance computing, Distributed Systems, Networking

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Dr. Nico Hamaus

Scientist

Prof. Dr. Roland Ludwig Diehl

Cluster Emeritus

Stellar evolution, stellar explosions, supernovae, novae, nuclear reactions, nucleosynthesis, relativistic particles, cosmic rays, gamma rays, stardust, interstellar medium, Galaxy

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Dr. Ulrich Hopp

Scientist

Astronomical instrument building and operation, observations centered on(nearby) galaxy evolution, time-domain observations

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Dr. Elena Valenti

Scientist

Study of resolved stellar populations in the context of the Milky Way formation and evolution. Technical expertise: optical-near IR photometry and spectroscopy

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M.Sc Jana Susanne Steuer

PhD student

Planet search and confirmation via multiband photometry and radial velocity ground based observations.

  • Dissertation topic:  Confirmation of Transiting Long-Period Exoplanets with Radial Velocity and Multiband Photometry
  • Research group:  Bender
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Irmgard Carper

ORIGINS Accounting TUM

Dr. Stella Seitz

Principal Investigator

DM & DE constraints weak & strong gravitational lensing; photometric redshifts; properties of galaxies & clusters of galaxies: DM substructure, central profiles; DES, LSST, EUCLID;

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Dr. Milena Valentini

Postdoc

Galaxy formation and evolution with cosmological simulations, AGN feedback and galactic outflows, metal content in the ISM and stars, comparison with observation, dust evolution in the ISM

  • Research group:  Dolag
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Dr. Erwin Gutsmiedl

Scientist

low temperature physics; neutron physics (UCN); bound beta decay of the neutron

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Dr. Jeanette Lorenz

Scientist

Searching for physics beyond the Standard Model (SUSY, Dark Matter, additional Higgs bosons) at ATLAS, Large Hadron Collider.

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Elena Hoemann

PhD Student, PhD Representative

  • Dissertation topic:  Dynamics of the filamentary interstellar medium
  • Research group:  Burkert
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PD Dr. Alexander Mann

Scientist

Experimental physicist, searching for physics beyond the Standard Model, in particular supersymmetry and leptoquarks, with data taken with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN.

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Dr. Linda J. Tacconi

Scientist

Galaxy formation and evolution; properties and evolution of the cold ISM over cosmic time; galaxy dynamics; star formation; (sub)millimeter interferometry; high-resolution imaging-spectroscopy.

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Dr. Michael Hilker

Scientist

Star clusters, dwarf galaxies, stellar populations, galaxy clusters

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Dr. Rhea-Silvia Remus

Scientist

Galaxy formation, evolution, kinematics, dynamics. In short: everything that has to do with galaxies

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Prof. Dr. Hartmut Ruhl

Scientist

Relativistic quantum transport theory, large scale relativistic MD simulations, machine learning.

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Dr. Markus Kissler-Patig

Scientist

Ground- and Space-based astronomical infrastructure, astronomical instrumentation and operations, astrobiology, exoplanets, Galaxy formation and evolution.

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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Dünnweber

Cluster Emeritus

Johannes Harth-Kitzerow

PhD Student

Effective description of hybridization-ligation-cleavage dynamics in large RNA systems.

  • Research group:  Ensslin
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Dr. Ralf Hertenberger

Scientist

Cern LHC ATLAS precision muon tracking detectors, charged particle detectors, neutron detectors, gamma detectors, precision nuclear light ion spectroscopy.

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Prof. Dr. Halina Abramowicz

Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Prof. Dr. Cathie J. Clarke

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Prof. Dr. Irene Chen

UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, Los Angeles, USA

Prof. Dr. John Sutherland

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), Cambridge, UK

Prof. Dr. Karin Öberg

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA

Laeschkir Würthner

PhD student

Pattern formation in complex systems, mass-conserving reaction-diffusion systems, mechanochemical coupling, nonequilibrium statistical physics

  • Dissertation topic:  Pattern formation in heterogeneous reaction-diffusion systems
  • Research group:  Frey
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Dr. Sebastian Bocquet

Scientist

I work on different aspects of cosmology using galaxy clusters. This involves datasets from the SPT, DES, eROSITA and the upcoming LSST and CMB-S4 surveys, numerical simulations, and statistics.

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Dr. Valentina Mantovani-Sarti

Postdoc

Hadron-Hadron correlations measured at ALICE experiment, focus on hyperon-nucleon and hyperon-hyperon pairs to extract informations on the strong interaction crucial for Neutron Stars EoS.

  • Research group:  Fabbietti
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Dr. Yifan Song

Postdoc

Phenomenology of dense quark matter, quark matter equation of state, quark-hadron transition.

  • Research group:  Kaiser
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Prof. Dr. Gerhard Josef Graw

Cluster Emeritus

Experimental techniques, Nuclear Structure, Nucleon Structure, Spin Polarization

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Dr. Sandra Kortner

Principal Investigator

Search for new physics with the ATLAS detector at the LHC: Measurement of Higgs boson coupling properties, effective field theory interpretations. Search for diboson resonances and dark matter.

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Jonathan Schulz

PhD student

Defects in 3D topological field theories; categorical description of defect TFTs; supersymmetry algebras

  • Dissertation topic:  Defects in supersymmetric and topological field theories in 3D
  • Research group:  Brunner/Lüst
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Dr. Naveen Yadav

Postdoc

Numerical hydrodynamics, stellar Evolution, supernovae physics, and visulaization.

  • Research group:  Janka
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Angelo Caravano

PhD Student

  • Dissertation topic:  Lattice Simulations of SU(2) Gauge Inflation
  • Research group:  Weller
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Prof. Dr. Jim Hinton

Direktor Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg, Germany

PD Dr. Béla Majorovits

Principal Investigator

Low background experiments, Axion dark matter search, Search for Neutrinoless double beta decay.

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Prof. Dr. Juan C. Gaviria

Scientist

Biology, Botany, Taxonomic botany, Botanic gardens, science education and outreach, biodiversity conservation, ecological restoration.

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Agne Semenaite

PhD student

This project aims to develop a more unified and consistent analysis of 3x2pt correlation functions in order to combine the information present in weak lensing and galaxy redshift surveys.

  • Dissertation topic:  Cosmological constraints from a joint analysis of galaxy clustering and weak lensing measurements
  • Research group:  Sanchez / Optical & Interpretative Astronomy (OPINAS)
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Dr. Julia Harz

Scientist

Theoretical particle and astroparticle physics, beyond the standard model physics, theory of the early universe, dark matter.

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Martín Enríquez Rojo

PhD student

Yvonne Roig-Kunzmann

ORIGINS Accounting TUM

Office hours: Mon: 11:30 -15:30, Thu and Fri: 07 - 15:30

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Dr. Stefan Kluth

Principal Investigator

Particle physics, in particular strong interaction and top quark physics, data analysis techniques and statistical methods, software engineering for scientific applications

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Prof. Dr. Alyssa A. Goodman

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA

Prof. Dr. Gavin Salam

University of Oxford / All Souls College, UK

Dr. Alice M. Smith-Gicklhorn

Scientific and Education Manager

Jakob Knollmüller

Postdoc, PD Representative

Bayesian Inference in large-scale and complex systems and combining traditional inference methods with deep learning.

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Dr. Ioannis Lavdas

Postdoc

String Theory, Super-Conformal Field theories, Holography

  • Research group:  Dieter Lüst
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Dr. Francesca Lara Capel

Postdoc, PD Representative

Interested in using advanced statistical methods to give new insights into long-standing problems in high-energy astrophysics and beyond.

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Dr. Christian Haack

Postdoc

High-energy cosmic neutrinos, diffuse galactic neutrino emission, statistical data analysis.

  • Research group:  ECP (Experimental Physics with Cosmic Particles), Prof. Elisa Resconi
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M.Sc. Jakob Christoph Ehring

PhD Student

  • Dissertation topic:  Neutrino Flavor Conversions and Supernova Explosions
  • Research group:  Raffelt
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Pantelis Fragkos

PhD Student

Supersymmetric and topological quantum field theories

  • Research group:  Brunner
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Julia Sawatzki

PhD Student

  • Dissertation topic:  Towards the Detection of the Diffuse Supernova Neutrino Background in the Large Volume Scintillator Experiment JUNO
  • Research group:  Oberauer
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Jan-Hagen Krohn

PhD Student

I am interested in developing and applying time-resolved single molecule fluorescence techniques with focus on studying spatiotemporal dynamics in pattern-forming systems.

  • Dissertation topic:  Single-molecule methods to study spatiotemporal patterns.
  • Research group:  Schwille
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Michael Weber

PhD Student

  • Dissertation topic:  3D simulations of photoevaporating discs hosting a giant planet
  • Research group:  Ercolano
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Ludwig Maximilian Böss

PhD Student

Simulations of Cosmic Rays in Galaxy Clusters

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Dr. Johannes Buchner

Postdoc

Excited about the intersection of astronomy (Active Galactic Nuclei, Gamma ray bursts and Exoplanets), statistics and computing. Developing novel analysis methods, such as advanced nested sampling.

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Dr James Michael Burgess

Postdoc

I am an expert in spectral analysis of x-rays and gamma-rays as well as Bayesian data analysis.

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Prof. Dr. Martin Faessler

Cluster Emeritus

nucleon structure, hadron spectroscopy

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Fabian Binkert

PhD Student

Vertical and radial transport of solids with particle histories in protoplanetary disks.

  • Dissertation topic:  Vertical and radial transport of solids in protoplanetary disks
  • Research group:  Birnstiel
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Juan Sebastian Valbuena Bermudez

PhD Student

I study the interactions between (non)topological defects, such as domain walls, strings, monopoles, and hybrid defects, and their relevance for phase transitions in GUTs during the early universe.

  • Dissertation topic:  On the interactions of topological defects
  • Research group:  Dvali/Theoretical Particle Physics
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Dr. Philipp Mogg

Postdoc

I work on Dark Matter searches with ATLAS. I'm involved in searches with novel signatures and combinations of different analyses that look for DM production in association with the Higgs sector.

  • Research group:  Schaile
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Dr. Sviatoslav Bilokin

Postdoc

Experimental particle physics and data analysis for Belle II experiment.

  • Research group:  Kuhr
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Dr. Stefan Heigl

Postdoc

Using high-resolution, numerical simulations, I investigate the formation of stars, especially the formation and important processes of star-forming filaments.

  • Research group:  Burkert (Computational Astrophysics)
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Christoph Müller

PhD Student

Theory of strong and electroweak interactions, Physics of flavour and heavy quarks, Effective field theories of electroweak symmetry breaking

  • Dissertation topic:  Particle Processes in Standard Model Effective Field Theory
  • Research group:  Buchalla
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Matthias Anton Meier

PhD Student

Monte Carlo Simulation of the response of Silicon Drift Detectors,
Design/Sensitivity studies for the ComPol (Compton Polarimeter) CubeSat mission,
and development of the first ComPol prototype

  • Dissertation topic:  Electron response of SDDs and application of SDDs in a CubeSat mission
  • Research group:  Mertens: KATRIN / TRISTAN (MPP), Dark Matter (TUM)
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Laura Huber

PhD Student

In our work we focus on symmetry breaking as well as prebiotic catalysis. An integral tool for better understanding prebiotic reaction pathways are analytical methods (i.a. HR-MS and HPLC).

  • Dissertation topic:  Prebiotic reaction pathways
  • Research group:  Trapp
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Stefan Schuldt

PhD Student

We train a CNN to model very fast strong lens observations. To generate the training data we develop a simulation code which accepts real galaxy images and only simulate the lensing effect.

  • Dissertation topic:  Machine Learning Strong Lensing
  • Research group:  Sherry Suyu
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Daniel Ernesto Hernández-Lang

PhD Student

Study of galaxy populations (passive and star forming galaxies) in cluster samples to search for differences in those populations that correlate with the merger state.

  • Dissertation topic:  Galaxy populations in clusters: the impact of cluster mergers
  • Research group:  Joe Mohr
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Prof. Dr. Rolf Kudritzki

MIAPP Director

stellar astronomy, extragalactic astronomy, evolution of galaxies

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Prof. Dr. Andreas Weiler

MIAPP Director, Coordinator RU-B

theoretical particle physics, beyond the standard model, collider physics, dark matter

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Dr. Ina Haneburger

MIAPP Program Manager

Sofie Kronseder

MIAPP Administrative Coordinator

Dr. Christian Vogl

Postdoc

observational cosmology, cosmic expansion rate, supernovae, Bayesian inference, machine learning

  • Research group:  Hillebrandt, Suyu
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Julien Anton Wolf

PhD Student

- Search for super-massive black holes at very high redshifts z~6 (X-ray, optical, NIR) 
- Broad Line Region in Active galactic Nuclei
- Machine and Deep Learning

  • Dissertation topic:  The evolution of SMBH with eROSITA
  • Research group:  HE AGN Salvato
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Dr. Hee Sok Chung

Postdoc

QCD and effective field theory methods

  • Research group:  Brambilla - Physik T30F
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Dr. Adelheid Teklu

Postdoc

Galaxy formation and evolution, kinematics and metals

  • Research group:  Kudritzki
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Dominik Lorenz Laxhuber

PhD Student

Cosmological perturbation theory including higher cumulants and studying the effects of a velocity dispersion background and the link between its perturbations and the non-linear matter power spectrum

  • Dissertation topic:  Perturbation theoretical methods in structure formation
  • Research group:  Garny -Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics (T31 TUM)
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Ottavia Balducci

PhD Student

Model building for the solution of the DM small-scale problems, DM density around black holes

  • Dissertation topic:  Properties of Dark Matter at Small Scales
  • Research group:  Hofmann
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Dr. Stefan Stuiber

Postdoc

magnetic shielding and low residual fields, applications of magnetic shielding and highly sensitive magnetic field measurements in panEDM and for biological signals

  • Research group:  Fierlinger
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Christopher Klau

PhD Student

It is planned to develop a new design of magnetometers to measure biosignals.

  • Dissertation topic:  Neue Entwicklungen in der Magnetometrie für Biosignalmessungen
  • Research group:  Fierlinger/Teilchenphysik mit Neutronen E66
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Christian Felix Spannfellner

PhD Student

Neutrinos, cosmic messengers, P-ONE and P-ONE pathfinders

  • Dissertation topic:  Neutrino astronomy with multiple telescopes: IceCube and P-ONE
  • Research group:  Resconi ECP/E49 - Experimental Physics with Cosmic Particles
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Markus Reif

PhD Student

  • Dissertation topic:  Analysis of B to K* pi decays in the Belle II experiment
  • Research group:  Belle II/Moser
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Dr. Cesar Hernandez-Aguayo

postdoc

I run and analyze large N-body simulations to study the formation, evolution and clustering of galaxies in the standard and non-standard cosmological models.

  • Research group:  Springel
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Dr. Carlos Tamarit

Postdoc

Particle Physics beyond the Standard Model and in the early Universe. Finite temperature
and phase transitions, baryogenesis, inflation, axions, unified theories.

  • Research group:  Theoretical Physics of the Early Universe (T70)/Garbrecht
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Sebastian Rückerl

PhD Student

Designing and developing a distributed embedded system for small satellite applications

  • Dissertation topic:  Specification of distributed computing for small satellites for boosting system performance
  • Research group:  Chair of Astronautics - Satellite Technology/Walter
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Patrick Hager

PhD Student

Construction of the soft-collinear effective theory for gravitation beyond leading power and derivation of soft theorems.
Massless fields in deSitter space-time and their late-time behaviour.

  • Dissertation topic:  Soft-Collinear Effective Theory for Gravitation and Massless Fields in DeSitter Space-Times
  • Research group:  Beneke
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Joachim H. Rosenberger

PhD Student

Understanding the growth dynamics of informational polymers (DNA, RNA) is a crucial step in unveiling the emergence of information processing on the early earth.

  • Dissertation topic:  Understanding Templated Ligation
  • Research group:  Physics of Complex Biosystems - Gerland
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Grzegorz Gradziuk

PhD Student

We study ways of detecting and quantifying non-equilibrium behaviour in active systems, and how the activity shapes the dynamics of such systems at different scales.

  • Dissertation topic:  Measuring non-equilibrium in living systems
  • Research group:  Broedersz
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Luca Sala

PhD Student

Galaxy formation and evolution, Supermassive Black Holes and AGN feedback processes, Hydrodynamical simulations

 
  • Dissertation topic:  AGN feedback in cosmological hydrodynamical simulations
  • Research group:  Dolag
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Dr. Oliver Schulz

Scientist

BAT.jl is a Bayesian Analysis Toolkit in Julia. It is a high-performance tool box for Bayesian inference, using statistical models expressed in a general-purpose programming language.

  • Research group:  Caldwell
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Dr. Alexandre Barreira

ORIGINS Fellow, PD Representative

Theoretical and numerical studies of large-scale structure (LSS) in the Universe.
Using LSS to constrain physics and cosmology (inflation, dark energy, dark matter, neutrino masses, gravity, etc).

  • Research group:  independent
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Dr. Paolo Campeti

Postdoc

Detection and characterization of cosmological gravitational waves and their imprint in the B-modes of the CMB, with a particular focus on forecasts and analysis for the future LiteBIRD experiment.

  • Research group:  Eiichiro Komatsu
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Prof. Dr. Peter Mayr

Scientist

Supersymmetric Field Theory, String theory

  • Research group:  Lüst
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Philip Carlo Lüghausen

PhD Student, PhD Representative

The B-meson light-cone distribution amplitudes present a universal hadronic input to calculations of hadronic matrix elements in the QCD factorisation approach.

  • Dissertation topic:  Anatomy of the B-meson Light-Cone Distribution Amplitudes
  • Research group:  Danny van Dyk
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Prof. Dr. Christian M. Kiesling

Cluster Emeritus

Search for Phenomena beyond the Standard Model with the Belle II at KEK, Japan, in particular, lepton flavor violation in tau leptons. Hardware: Neural vertex trigger for the Belle II drift chamber.

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Dr. Katharina Langosch

General Manager

Samuel Ruthven Ward

PhD Student

  • Dissertation topic:  AGN outflows' impact on the molecular gas
  • Research group:  Mainieri
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Dr. Anthony Francis Hartin

C2PAP Staff Scientist

I specialise in non perturbative particle physics present in collider interactions, Schwinger pair creation and electron/laser interactions, I perform phenomenology and non perturbative monte carlo.

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Iris Damböck

ORIGINS Accounting LMU

Office hours: Mon, Tue, Thu: 08:30 - 13:30; Wed: 12:30 - 17:30

Boltzmannstr. 2
85748 Garching
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Martin Ha Minh

PhD Student, PhD Representative

  • Dissertation topic:  Neutrino Oscillation Studies with IceCube Upgrade
  • Research group:  Caldwell
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Dr. Peter Predehl

Cluster Emeritus

- Interstellar Medium / Dust / Supernova Remnants
- Galactic Center
- Dark Energy / -Matter, Cosmology

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Dr. Esra Bulbul

Scientist