Seminar Archive

Spring Semester 2019 - Theoretical Astrophysics & Computational Science

Speaker & affiliation Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Olivier Mousis - Laboratory of Astrophysics of Marseille Formation of comets, planets, moons in our solar system
Abstract
Friday, 18.01.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Corinne Charbonnel - University of Geneva Multiple stellar populations in globular clusters
Abstract
Tuesday, 22.01.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42
Elisa Bortolas - ICS, University of Zurich A long journey to gravitational waves: the evolution of supermassive black home binaries in galaxy merger remnants
Abstract
Friday, 25.01.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Yves Dirian - ICS, University of Zurich Nonlocally modified gravity and numerical relativity in cosmology
Abstract
Friday, 01.02.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Celine Tchernin - University of Heidelberg Multi-Wavelength Analysis of Galaxy Clusters Gravitational Potentials
Abstract (TXT, 1 KB)
Wednesday, 06.02.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42
Jennifer Schober - EPFL Lausanne Origin and evolution of cosmic magnetic fields
Abstract TBC
Monday, 11.02.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42
Jonathan Coles - TU Munich The Future of Exploration: Charting a Path through Statistically Unique System Conformations
Abstract TBC
Friday, 15.02.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Fabian Lacasa - University of Geneva

Non-linearity of the large scale structure and how it impacts cosmology

Abstract (RTF, 1 KB)

Friday, 22.02.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Jeremy Tinker - New York University

How much does dark matter control galaxy formation?

Abstract (RTF, 1 KB)

Friday, 08.03.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Hugo Pfister - Sorbonne University Paris Supermassive BHs from kpc to pc scales
Abstract Pfister (RTF, 1 KB)
Friday, 15.03.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Anne Hutter - University of Groningen

Shedding light on the Epoch of Reionization

Abstract Hutter (RTF, 2 KB)

Friday, 22.03.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Andrew Jackson - ETH Zürich Theory of the geodynamo: 100 years of struggle and a new dawn.
Abstract_Jackson (RTF, 1 KB)
Friday, 29.03.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Avi Mandell - NASA GSFC Exploring the Diversity of Exoplanet Environments Through Interdisciplinary Modeling Wednesday, 03.04.2019, 10:00 - 11:00,
Y11 F42
Robert Wissing - University of Oslo SPMHD with the geometric density force gradient operator
Abstract_Wissing (RTF, 1 KB)
Friday, 05.04.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Keir Rogers - Stockholm University

Optimised interpolation of astrophysical simulations: Bayesian emulator optimisation

Abstract (TXT, 1 KB)
 

Tuesday, 09.04.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42

Yueh-Ning Lee - IPGP Paris Universality of the IMF? Peak and slope
Abstract_Lee (RTF, 2 KB)
Friday, 12.04.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Davide Martizzi - University of Copenhagen

Assembling the physics of galactic feedback block-by-block

Abstract (TXT, 0 KB)

Tuesday, 23.04.2019,

10:45 - 11:45,

Y11 F42

Thomas Galligan - University of Oxford

deepCool: Fast and Accurate Estimation of Cooling Rates in Irradiated Gas with Artificial Neural Networks

Abstract (TXT, 1 KB)

 

Wednesday,

24.04.2019,

10:45 - 11:45,

Y11 F42

Doris Breuer - DLR Berlin

Distribution of volatiles during the formation of the terrestrial planets: consequences for their thermochemical evolution

Abstract_Breuer (RTF, 2 KB)
Friday, 26.04.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Barbara Ercolano - LMU Munich

The dispersal of planet forming discs and its role on the formation and evolution of planets

Abstract_Ercolano (RTF, 0 KB)

Friday, 03.05.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08

Tilman Tröster - Royal Observatory, Edinburgh

Weak gravitational lensing, baryons, and deep learning 

Abstract (TXT, 1 KB)

Tuesday, 06.05.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42

Volker Springel - MPA Garching Supercomputer simulations of the emergence of cosmic structures
Abstract_Springel (RTF, 1 KB)
Friday, 10.05.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Razvan Caracas - Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon

The protolunar disk at the atomic level

Abstract_Caracas (RTF, 2 KB)

Tuesday, 14.05.2019, 14:30 - 15:30,
Y11 F42
Camilla Danielski - Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission CEA

Detection of exoplanets through gravitational wave astronomy

Abstract_Danielski (RTF, 1 KB)

Wednesday, 15.05.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42
Nicola Tamanini - MPI Munich

Cosmology with gravitational wave standard sirens: current results and future perspectives

Abstract_Tamanini (RTF, 1 KB)

Thursday, 16.05.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 K42
Marco Bruni - University of Portsmouth

Weak field and full GR cosmological simulations

Abstract_Bruni (RTF, 1 KB)

Monday, 20.05.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42
Thomas Ronnet - Lund University

Formation of moons around giant planets: the need for a more consistent scenario

Abstract_Ronnet (RTF, 1 KB)

Friday, 24.05.2019, 13:00 - 14:00,
Y36 K08
Benjamin Wandelt - Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, Sorbonne University and CCA, Flatiron Institute Cosmic Mysteries vs Cosmic Data
Abstract (RTF, 46 KB)
Friday, 24.05.2019, 14:15 - 15:15,
Y11 F42

Ulrich Steinwandel - MPIA Garching

Resolving SN-feedback in simulations of galaxy formation.

Abstract (TXT, 0 KB)

Tuesday, 28.05.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,

Y11 F42

Thejs Brinckmann - Stony Brook University

The path to a neutrino mass sum measurement from cosmology.

Brinckmann_Abstract (RTF, 0 KB)

Tuesday, 28.05.2019, 15:00 - 14:00,

Y11 F42

Francois Soubiran - LGLTPE Lyon From atoms to Super-Earths: what can we learn from ab initio simulations?
Abstract_Soubiran (RTF, 1 KB)
Friday, 07.06.2019, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08

Fall Semester 2018 - Theoretical Astrophysics

Speaker & affiliation Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Jack Lissauer - NASA Ames Dynamics of Planets Orbiting in the Alpha Centauri AB Stellar System
Abstract
Monday, 03.09.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y21 F70
Jonathan Fortney - Univ. of California, Santa Cruz New Windows on Giant Planet Structure and Composition
Abstract
Thursday, 06.09.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y22 F62
Julien Lesgourgues - RWTH Aachen Hot topics in particle cosmology
Abstract
Friday, 21.09.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Klaus Mosegaard - Niels-Bohr-Institute Copenhagen Inverse Problems with sparse data: a challenge in the exploration of Earth and space
Abstract
Thursday, 27.09.2018, 15:00 - 16:00,
Y21 D68a
Kai Hoffmann - University of Zurich Signatures of Cosmic Reionization on the 21cm 3-Point Correlation
Abstract
Friday, 28.09.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Nicolas Martin - University of Strasbourg Mining and mapping the first generations of stars with the Pristine CaH and K survey
Abstract
Friday, 05.10.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Tomek Kacprzak - ETH Zurich Deep learning for cosmology: parameter measurement and generation of simulations
Abstract
Friday, 12.10.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Stephane Plaszczysnki - University of Paris-Saclay Using Apache-Spark for cosmology
Abstract
Thursday, 18.10.2018, TBC,
Y36 J33
Oscar Agertz - University of Lund Towards solving the problem of star formation, from above
Abstract
Friday, 26.10.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Antony Lewis - University of Sussex CMB Lensing and Delensing
Abstract
Monday, 29.10.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y16 G15
Olja Panic - University of Leeds A* secret recipe for giant planet formation
Abstract
Tuesday, 30.10.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42
Cathie Clarke - University of Cambridge The photoevaporation of protoplanetary discs
Abstract
Friday, 02.11.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
David Ehrenreich - University of Geneva Evaporation of exoplanet atmospheres
Abstract
Tuesday, 06.11.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42
Emeline Bolmont - University of Bordeaux Towards a global view of the habitability around Cool Dwarfs
Abstract
Friday, 09.11.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Ulrich Steinwandel - LMU Munich Dynamo amplification and magnetic driven outflows in Milky Way-like galaxies
Abstract
Friday, 09.11.2018, 15:00 - 16:00,
Y11 F42
Dimitris Stamatellos - University of Central Lancashire The diverse lives of young protoplanets in self-gravitating discs
Abstract
Tuesday, 13.11.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
tbc
Yohai Kaspi - Weizmann Institute Jupiter’s deep flows revealed by Juno
Abstract
Friday, 16.11.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Jack Humphries - University of Leicester Pebble accretion onto clumps born through gravitational instability: the composition of gas giants, super-Earths and Neptunes
Abstract
Tuesday, 20.11.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Separata
Holly Capelo - University of Bern Observation of aerodynamic instability in the flow of a particle stream in a dilute gas
Abstract
Friday, 23.11.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Anders Johansen - University of Lund Forming planets around young stars
Abstract
Friday, 30.11.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Aurelien Crida, Roxanne Ligi - Observatory of Nice, INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera Exoplanet characterization: using interferometry and correlations
Abstract
Friday, 07.12.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08

Spring Semester 2018 - Computational Science

Speaker & affiliation Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
David Daverio - University of Cambridge LATfield2 moving mesh
Abstract
Thursday, 29.03.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08

Spring Semester 2018 - Theoretical Astrophysics

Speaker & affiliation Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Jean-David Bodenan - U. and ETH Zurich Building bridges - The earliest times of the Solar System through the lens of meteorites
Abstract
Friday, 12.01.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Mark Hutchison - U. Bern and Zurich Making SPH simulations of grain-size distributions more self-consistent
Abstract
Friday, 19.01.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Robbert Verbeke - U. Zurich Too-Big-To-Fail is in the eye of the beholder - Insights from realistic dwarf galaxy simulations
Abstract
Friday, 26.01.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Caroline Dorn - U. Zurich Characterizing the interiors of exoplanets
Abstract
Friday, 02.02.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Neal Turner - JPL Pasadena Starlight Reshapes Planetary Nurseries
Abstract
Tuesday, 06.02.2018, 14:00 - 15:00,
Y36 K08
Ralf Klessen - U. Heidelberg Star formation
Abstract
cancelled
Y36 K08
Ben Keller - U. Heidelberg Regulating galaxy formation and churning the circumgalactic medium with superbubble-driven outflows
Abstract
Friday, 23.02.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Nadine Nettelmann - U. Rostock Solar system giant planet interior modeling
Abstract
Friday, 02.03.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Andrey Kravtsov - U. Chicago How galaxies form stars
Abstract
Friday, 09.03.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Thorsten Naab - MPA Garching Galaxy formation with resolved ISM
Abstract
Thursday, 15.03.2018, 16:00 - 17:00,
Y11 F42
Friedrich Roepke - HITS Heidelberg Simulations of Type Ia supernova explosions
Abstract
Friday, 16.03.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Lionel Haemmerle - Uni Geneva Life and Death of Supermassive Stars
Abstract
Thursday, 22.03.2018, 16:30 - 17:30,
Y11 F42
Jeremy Leconte - LAB Bordeaux A new vision of the interiors and atmosphere of gas giant planets and brown dwarfs
Abstract
Friday, 23.03.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Sijing Shen - UiO Oslo Circumgalactic O VI around z ~ 0 L* galaxies in cosmological zoom-in simulations
Abstract
Thursday, 05.04.2018, 16:00 - 16:30,
Y11 F42
Robert Wissing - UiO Oslo A new equation of state for planetary impacts
Abstract
Thursday, 05.04.2018, 16:30 - 17:00,
Y11 F42
Alessia Gualandris - U. Surrey Collisionless losscone refilling: the end of the final parsec problem
Abstract
Friday, 06.04.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Eugene Lim - King's College London How Robust is Inflation to Inhomogenous Initial Conditions?
Abstract
Friday, 13.04.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Pedro Ferreira - U. Oxford New physics and large scale structure
Abstract
Friday, 27.04.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Eduard Vorobyov - U. Vienna The early stages of dust growth in young gravitationally unstable disks
Abstract
Friday, 04.05.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Stefano Borgani - OATS Trieste Understanding Galaxy Clusters with Simulations
Abstract
Friday, 18.05.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Hubert Klahr - MPIA Heidelberg Planet formation at home and abroad: What made the Earth habitable?
Abstract
Friday, 25.05.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Jeppe Dakin - U. Aarhus Simulating the Cosmos without neglecting massive neutrinos
Abstract
Friday, 01.06.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Ilaria Pascucci - U. Arizona Scaling Laws in Disks and Exoplanets: Testing Planet Formation Theories
Abstract
Friday, 08.06.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Christoph Lee - UCSC PROPERTIES OF DARK MATTER HALOS: ENVIRONMENT DENSITY, MASS LOSS, AND CONNECTION TO GALAXY SIZE
Abstract
Tuesday, 19.06.2018, 15:00 - 16:00,
Separata Y11 F42
Michael Meyer - U. Michigan BLAZING A TRAIL: towards imaging Super-Earths from the ground and Space
Abstract
Wednesday, 20.06.2018, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 J33
Cayman Unterborn - Arizona State University Special seminar: Finding the “Earth-like”: Characterizing Rocky Exoplanet Geology
Abstract TBD
Friday, 13.07.2018, 10:45 - 11:15,
Y36 K08
Stephen Mojzsis - U. Boulder Colorado Special seminar: The "Early Earth" versus the "Origin of Life"
Abstract TBD
Friday, 13.07.2018, 11:15 - 11:45,
Y36 K08

Fall Semester 2017 - Computational Science

Speaker & affiliation Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Remi Abgrall - University of Zurich Recent advances in the simulation of compressible flows
Abstract
Friday, 06.10.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Roger Kaeppeli - ETH Zurich Well-balanced schemes for astrophysical applications
Abstract
Friday, 01.12.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08

Fall Semester 2017- Theoretical Astrophysics

Speaker & affiliation Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Henrik Latter - University of Cambridge Gravitoturbulence and magnetic fields in young protostellar disks
Abstract
Tuesday, 05.09.2017, 14:00 - 15:00,
Y13 M12
Lavinia Heisenberg - ETH Zurich Modified Gravity with vector fields
Abstract
Friday, 15.09.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Stefanie Walch - University of Koeln The life-cycle of gas in the multi-phase interstellar medium
Abstract
Friday, 29.09.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Anna Schauer - University of Heidelberg The influence of streaming velocities on the formation of the first stars and black holes
Abstract
Friday, 13.10.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Allona Vazan - University of Amsterdam Mass-Radius Diversity of Sub-Neptune Planets: the Role of the Rocky Core
Abstract
Friday, 20.10.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Willy Kley - University of Tuebingen The dynamics of circumbinary disks - and embedded planets
Abstract
Friday, 27.10.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Alberto Cattaneo - University of Zurich Geometrical construction of reduced phase spaces and its application to GR in four dimensions
Abstract
Friday, 03.11.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Zvonimir Vlah - CERN Geneva Including stream crossing in Lagrangian perturbation theory
Abstract
Friday, 10.11.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Julian Adamek - Queen Mary University of London Using numerical simulations to study relativistic effects
Abstract
Wednesday, 15.11.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42
Alessandro Lupi - IAP Paris The natural emergence of the SFR-H2 surface density relation in galaxy simulations
Abstract
Friday, 17.11.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Thomas Henning - MPIA Heidelberg Planet Formation - 11 Puzzles
Abstract
Friday, 08.12.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Tommaso Grassi - USM-LMU Munich Astrophysical environments where microphysics matters
Abstract
Friday, 15.12.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08

Spring Semester 2017 - Computational Science

Speaker & affiliation Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Ivo Kabadshow - Forschungszentrum Jülich A Fast Multipole Method for MD simulations
Abstract
Friday, 10.02.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Michael Böhlen - University of Zurich On the Partitioning of Intervals
Abstract
Friday, 31.03.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
John Maddocks - EPFL Multi-scale computational modelling of the sequence-dependent statistical mechanics of DNA
Abstract
Friday, 05.05.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Walter Dehnen - University of Leicester Challenges of time integration for N-body dynamics
Abstract
Friday, 30.06.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 J33

Spring Semester 2017 - Theoretical Astrophysics

Speaker & affiliation Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Julia Venturini - University of Zurich The formation of gas-rich planets
Abstract
Friday, 13.01.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Daniele Sorini - Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy Probing CGM and IGM with Lyman-alpha Absorption
Abstract
Friday, 20.01.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Federico Benitez - University of Zurich The effect of temperature and composition on the mass-radius relation for super-Earth and Neptune like exoplanets
Abstract
Friday, 27.01.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Hamsa Padmanabhan - ETH Zurich A halo model for cosmological neutral hydrogen
Abstract
Friday, 03.02.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Tom Hands - University of Zurich On the formation and resonant configurations of Kepler's compact planetary systems
Abstract
Friday, 24.02.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Rubén Cabezón - University of Basel Core Collapse Supernovae in the hall of mirrors: the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics perspective
Abstract
Friday, 10.03.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Alexander Hobbs - University of Zurich Positive feedback in galaxy formation
Abstract
Friday, 17.03.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Chris Ormel - University of Amsterdam Recent advances in Planet Formation
Abstract
Friday, 24.03.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Davide Fiacconi - University of Cambridge Modelling black hole spin evolution in hydrodynamical simulations
Abstract
Wednesday, 05.04.2017, 15:30 - 16:30,
Y11 F42
Tiago Costa - Leiden Observatory The physics of AGN-driven outflows
Abstract
Friday, 07.04.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Troels Haugbolle - University of Copenhagen Supernova feedback and the influence on star formation and molecular cloud structure
Abstract
Thursday, 20.04.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Til Birnstiel - LMU Munich Building Planets - A Journey along 40 Orders of Magnitude
Abstract
Friday, 21.04.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Judit Szulágyi - ETH Zurich The key for planet and satellite formation: the circumplanetary disk
Abstract
Friday, 28.04.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Chris Power - University of Western Australia What can the outskirts of galaxies tell us about dark matter?
Abstract
Wednesday, 10.05.2017, 16:30 - 17:30,
Y36 J33
Enea Di Dio - Observatory of Trieste Relativistic effects on LSS observables
Abstract
Friday, 12.05.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Linda Blot - ICE Barcelona Cosmological simulations for precision cosmology with large galaxy surveys
Abstract
Friday, 19.05.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Giovanni Marozzi - CBPF CMB lensing beyond the leading order: impact and detectability
Abstract
Friday, 02.06.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Mehmet Hakan Erkut - ITU & BU High-frequency oscillations from accreting neutron stars and black holes in our galaxy
Abstract
Friday, 09.06.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Dominik Schleicher - UdeC Black hole formation by direct collapse - successes and problems
Abstract
Thursday, 06.07.2017, 09:45 - 10:45,
Y36 J33
Zoltan Haiman - Columbia U. Merging Supermassive Black Hole Binaries
Abstract
Wednesday, 12.07.2017, 11:30 - 12:30,
Y36 J33
Benedikt Diemer - CfA Edge of darkness: The splashback radius as a physical halo boundary
Abstract
Friday, 14.07.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 J33
Kees Dullemond - Heidelberg University Protoplanetary Disks and Signatures of Planet Formation
Abstract
Tuesday, 25.07.2017, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 J33

Fall Semester 2016 - Computational Science

Speaker & affiliation Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Sebastian Bürgel - ETH A developer's view on blockchain and smart contracts
Abstract
Friday, 07.10.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Tulin Kaman - University of Zurich Numerical simulations of shock waves in multiphase mixtures
Abstract
Friday, 16.12.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08

Fall Semester 2016 - Theoretical Astrophysics

Speaker & affiliation Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Ben Oppenheimer - University of Colorado Boulder Virial Thermometers: A New Understanding of the Circumgalactic Medium
Abstract
Wednesday, 31.08.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Muhammad Latif - Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris Formation and growth of supermassive black holes at z > 6
Abstract
Friday, 02.09.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Francesca Day - University of Oxford Searching for New Physics in Active Galactic Nuclei
Abstract
Friday, 09.09.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 J33
Jack Lissauer - NASA Kepler & K2 (Exo)Planet Discoveries Tuesday, 13.09.2016, 09:30 - 10:30,
Y36 J33
Michiel Lambrechts - Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur Formation of the giant planets in the Solar System
Abstract
Friday, 23.09.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Sergei Nayakshin - University of Leicester Formation of brown dwarfs, planets and planetary debris: theories versus observations
Abstract
Friday, 30.09.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Ermis Mitsou - University of Zurich A numerical relativity scheme for cosmological simulations
Abstract
Thursday, 06.10.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42
Daniel Ceverino - University of Heidelberg Galaxy Formation through the dark ages until today
Abstract
Friday, 14.10.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Anatoly Klypin - New Mexico State University Dark Matter still matters
Abstract
Friday, 21.10.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Andrea Pallottini - University of Cambridge Zooming on the internal structure of z~6 galaxies
Abstract
Friday, 28.10.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Giovanna Tinetti - University College London Galactic planetary science
Abstract
Friday, 04.11.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Giuseppe Fanizza - University of Zurich Lensing and CMB: next-to-leading order corrections beyond the Born approximation
Abstract
Thursday, 10.11.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42
Frederic Masset - UNAM Impact of heat release on the orbital elements of forming protoplanets
Abstract
Thursday, 17.11.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F42
Nikku Madhusudhan - University of Cambridge Chemical Characterization of Extrasolar Planets
Abstract
Friday, 18.11.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Raul Angulo - CEFCA Simulating dark matter
Abstract
Friday, 25.11.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Farzana Meru - University of Cambridge The role of self-gravitating discs in planet formation: recent developments from theory and observations
Abstract
Friday, 02.12.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Camille Bonvin - University of Geneva Measuring galaxy velocities with lensing
Abstract
Friday, 09.12.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08

Spring Semester 2016 - Computational Science

Speaker & affiliation Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Ruedi Stoop - University of Zurich A critical network rules what you hear
Abstract
Friday, 04.03.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Javiera Guedes - Teralytics Transitioning from Academia to Industry: Motivation and Practical Advice
Abstract
Friday, 22.04.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y36 K08
Natalie Tkachenko - University of Zurich Agent-based modeling of hunter-gatherer populations
Abstract
Friday, 13.05.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06

Spring Semester 2016 - Theoretical Astrophysics

Speaker & affiliation Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Amandine Le Brun - CEA Saclay Galaxy clusters as cosmological probes and astrophysical laboratories
Abstract
Friday, 29.01.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Jinn-Ouk Gong - Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics Features in the primordial spectra
Abstract
Tuesday, 02.02.2016, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F42
Manuel Behrendt - Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics Clusters of Small Clumps Can Explain The Peculiar Properties of Giant Clumps in High-Redshift Galaxies
Abstract
Wednesday, 03.02.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Ashley Ross - Ohio State University Robust and Precise Physical Measurements using Galaxy Surveys: Successes from BOSS and Lessons for the Future
Abstract
Tuesday, 09.02.2016, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F42
Cristiano De Boni - Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale The mass accretion rate of galaxy clusters: a measurable quantity
Abstract
Friday, 26.02.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Manolis Papastergis - Kapteyn Astronomical Institute The too-big-to-fail problem is too-persistent-to-die: new constraints from nearby field dwarfs
Abstract
Thursday, 03.03.2016, 16:00 - 17:00,
Y11 F42
Stefano Bovino - Hamburg Observatory Modelling the microphysics in low-metallicity star-forming regions
Abstract
Friday, 11.03.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Massimo Dotti - University of Milano-Bicocca Linking massive black hole spin evolution to galactic dynamics
Abstract
Friday, 18.03.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Joakim Rosdahl - Leiden Observatory RHD simulations of stellar radiation feedback in disk galaxies
Abstract
Friday, 01.04.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Arif Babul - University of Victoria Groups and Clusters of Galaxies: Where Cosmology and Astrophysics Collide
Abstract
Friday, 08.04.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Salvatore Cielo - Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris The physics of AGN jets from 3D simulations
Abstract
Thursday, 14.04.2016, 16:00 - 17:00,
Y11 F42
Jillian Bellovary - American Museum of Natural History The origin and growth of massive black holes in cosmological simulations
Abstract
Friday, 15.04.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Fabian Schmidt - Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics Probing the early universe with large-scale structure
Abstract
Friday, 29.04.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Robert Brandenberger - McGill University Searching for Cosmic Strings in New Observational Windows
Abstract
Friday, 20.05.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Jonathan Pritchard - Imperial College London Mapping the Epoch of Reionization with SKA
Abstract
Friday, 27.05.2016, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06

Fall Semester 2015 - Computational Science

Speaker Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Jayanne English Cosmos vs Canvas: Using Art to Reveal Science in Astronomy Public Outreach Images
Abstract
Friday, 03.09.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
+ workshop 13:00-15:00, Y11 F06
Devis Tuia Human-machine interaction for the classification of very high resolution remote sensing images
Abstract
Friday, 18.09.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Giacomo Indiveri Neuromorphic circuits for implementing neural information processing systems
Abstract
Friday, 16.10.2015, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Lars Malmstroem Computational biology: studying human pathogens by mass spectrometry
Abstract
Friday, 23.10.2015, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Rok Roskar Big Data tools in Academic Research
Abstract
Friday, 06.11.2015, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06

Fall Semester 2015 - Theoretical Astrophysics

Speaker Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Sanggyu Biern Nonlinear effects of the relativity and the dark energy in the large scale structure formation of the universe
Abstract
Friday, 11.09.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Sebastiano Cantalupo Illuminating the Dark Universe with Quasar-induced Lyman-alpha Emission
Abstract
Friday, 25.09.2015, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Diederik Kruijssen The multi-scale nature of galactic star formation across cosmic time
Abstract
Friday, 02.10.2015, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Bruno Henriques A self-consistent model of galaxy formation across cosmic time
Abstract
Friday, 30.10.2015, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Frederic Bournaud Disk instability in high-redshift galaxies and its role in bulge and supermassive black hole growth and galactic outflows
Abstract
Friday, 13.11.2015, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Mordecai Mac Low Formation and Evolution of Giant Molecular Clouds: Gravity or Turbulence?
Abstract
Friday, 20.11.2015, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Raffaella Schneider Growing the first super-massive black holes: head start by heavy seeds or by super-Eddington accretion?
Abstract
Friday, 27.11.2015, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Orianne Roos AGN and stellar feedback in high-resolution galaxy simulations: how do they affect star formation?
Abstract
Friday, 4.12.2015, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06
Debora Sijacki Simulating the formation and growth of supermassive black holes at 1 pc resolution
Abstract
Monday, 7.12.2015, 15:00 - 16:00,
Y36 K08
Joop Schaye Simulating the formation of galaxies
Abstract
Friday, 11.12.2015, 10:45 - 11:45,
Y11 F06

Spring Semester 2015 - Computational Science

Speaker Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Mark Robinson Computation in Statistical Bioinformatics: "Not Small" Data in the Post-Genomic Era
Abstract
Friday, 27.02.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Daniel Cabarcas Jaramillo ZHFE: a Multivariate Public Key Encryption Scheme and its Security Against Groebner Bases Attack
Abstract
Friday, 27.03.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Christoph P. E. Zollikofer Agent-Based Generalized Ecosystems Models (AB-GEMs) as a challenge for High-Performance Computing
Abstract
Friday, TBD.TBD.2015, 10:00 - 11:00,
Y11 F06
Genda Hidenori The Origin of the Martian Satellites: JAXA's Sample Return Mission
Abstract
Friday, 14.08.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Jonathan Coles Simulating protein
Abstract
Friday, 28.08.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06

Spring Semester 2015 - Theoretical Astrophysics

Speaker Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Justin Read The edge of galaxy formation
Abstract
Friday, 23.01.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Darren Reed Numerical simulations for Warm Dark matter and precision cosmology
Abstract
Friday, 20.02.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Oliver Hahn Dark matter simulations in the continuum limit
Abstract
Friday, 06.03.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Filippo Vernizzi A unifying description of dark energy
Abstract
Thursday, 16.04.2015, 14:00 - 15:00,
Y11 F06
Tom Broadhurst The First Cosmological Simulations of Coherent Bosonic Dark Matter for the "Post-WIMP Era"
Abstract
Friday, 17.04.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Sven Van Loo Magnetic Fields and the Galactic Star Formation Rate
Abstract
Friday, 24.04.2015, 10:00 - 11:00,
Y11 F06
Nicolas Bouché The role of gas flows in regulating star-forming galaxies
Abstract
Friday, 24.04.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Aurel Schneider Sterile neutrino dark matter
Abstract
Friday, 08.05.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Pedro Montero Relativistic collapse of rotating supermassive stars with thermonuclear effects
Abstract
Friday, 15.05.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Marcello Cacciato Properties of GAMA galaxies from a lensing analysis of the KiDS survey
Abstract
Thursday, 21.05.2015, 16:00 - 17:00,
Y11 F06
Elena Rossi Tidal Disruption events as astrophysical laboratories
Abstract
Friday, 22.05.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Arianna Di Cintio The LCDM model at small scales: cusp-core dichotomy in the Local Group of galaxies
Abstract
Friday, 29.05.2015, 10:45 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Ravi Kopparapu Habitable Zones and the Occurrence of Potential Habitable Planets in our Galaxy
Abstract
Friday, 16.07.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y36 K08
Daryl Haggard Recent, Intensive X-ray and Radio Monitoring of the Galactic Center
Abstract
Friday, 17.07.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Paul Woodward Simulating Hydrogen Ingestion Flashes in Stars in 3D
Abstract
Friday, 24.07.2015, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06

Fall Semester 2014 - Computational Science

Speaker Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Hidekazu Tanaka Heating by planetesimal bow shocks: icy planetesimal evaporation and chondrule formation
Abstract
Monday, 10.11.2014, 16:15 - 17:00,
Y11 F06
Genda Hidenori Giant Impacts and Hot Debris Disks
Abstract
Monday, 10.11.2014, 17:15 - 18:00,
Y11 F06
Abraham Bernstein Processing Large Graphs
Abstract
Friday, 28.11.2014, 10:00 - 11:00,
Y11 F06
Reinhard Furrer Solving computational problems in spatial statistics
Abstract
Friday, 05.12.2014, 10:00 - 11:00,
Y11 F06

Fall Semester 2014 - Theoretical Astrophysics

Speaker Seminar title (& link to abstract) Date, time & place
Ignacio Ferreras On the initial mass function and the formation of massive galaxies
Abstract
Friday, 26.09.2014, 10:00 - 11:00,
Y11 F06
Sijing Shen The Cycle of Baryons In and Out of Galaxies and The Enrichment of the Circumgalactic and Interstellar Medium
Abstract
Friday, 03.10.2014, 10:00 - 11:00,
Y11 F06
Farzana Meru Planet-disc interactions and its effects on planet survivability, dust evolution and further planet formation
Abstract
Friday, 24.10.2014, 10:00 - 11:00,
Y11 F06
Filippo Fraternali Mining the corona of the Milky Way
Abstract
Friday, 31.10.2014, 10:00 - 11:00,
Y11 F06
William Harris Globular Clusters, Halo Masses, and Galaxy Formation
Abstract
Friday, 07.11.2014, 10:00 - 11:00,
Y11 F06
Lucas Lombriser Cosmological and galactic signatures of a universally coupled scalar field
Abstract
Friday, 21.11.2014, 10:00 - 11:00,
Y11 F06
Irshad Mohammed Towards precision cosmology: the halo model and necessary modifications
Abstract
Friday, 12.12.2014, 10:00 - 11:00,
Y11 F06

Spring Semester 2014 - Theoretical Astrophysics

Speaker Seminar title Date, time & place
Pedro Capelo Black Hole Dynamics and AGN Activity in Galaxy Mergers
Abstract
Wednesday, 22.01.2014, 11:00 - 12:00,
Y11 F06
Prasenjit Saha Next-Generation interferometry with Hanbury Brown and Twiss
Abstract
Friday, 07.03.2014, 10:30 - 11:30,
Y11 F06
Valentin Perret Mergers of teenage galaxies: from simulations to observations
Abstract
Friday, 21.03.2014, 10:30 - 11:30,
Y11 F06
Nikos Fanidakis AGN clustering: a tale of two modes
Abstract
Friday, 28.03.2014, 10:30 - 11:30,
Y11 F06
Raymond Angelil Coupling gravitational waves and light: resonance in the long arm regime!?
Abstract
Friday, 11.04.2014, 10:30 - 11:30,
Y11 F06
Volker Hoffmann Stochasticity and Reproducibility in Terrestrial Planet Formation Simulations
Abstract
Friday, 09.05.2014, 10:30 - 11:30,
Y11 F06
Davide Fiacconi Evolution of massive black hole pairs in clumpy environments: from circumnuclear discs to major mergers
Abstract
Friday, 16.05.2014, 10:30 - 11:30,
Y11 F06
Christine Corbett Moran Globular Cluster Formation in the Virgo Cluster
Abstract
Friday, 30.05.2014, 10:30 - 11:30,
Y11 F06