Galaxy formation and evolution

The main topics of the research

The research concentrates on understanding the formation and subsequent evolution of galaxies primarily using numerical methods. The main topics include:

  • Formation and evolution of disk and elliptical galaxies
  • The role of dark matter in galaxy formation
  • Formation and evolution of supermassive black holes
  • Modelling galactic stellar dynamics
  • Dynamics of the interstellar medium and star formation in external galaxies
  • Computational astrophysics -- numerical N-Body, SPH simulations
  • Observational studies of high-redshift and local galaxies