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August 2018
Back: M. Kim, J. Schlenz, R. Avramenko, S. Schimmer, S. Heese, A. Krieger, S. Wolf
Front: V. Rai, K. Tsishchankava, J. Kobus, N. Zielinski, L. Stankewitz, R. Brunngräber

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Leibnizstr. 15, 24118 Kiel
Germany

Room: 143
Phone: +49 (0)431 880 4107
Fax: +49 (0)431 880 4100
Mail: wolf@astrophysik.uni-kiel.de
ORCID: 0000-0001-7841-3452

Postdocs​ and PhD students

Leibnizstr. 15, 24118 Kiel
Germany

Room:140
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 4102
Mail:ravramenko@astrophysik.uni-kiel.de

Research Topics:

  • Star and Planet Formation

Leibnizstr. 15, 24118 Kiel
Germany

Room:144
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 4105
Mail:abensberg@astrophysik.uni-kiel.de

Research Topics:

  • Star and Planet Formation

Publications:

Leibnizstr. 15, 24118 Kiel
Germany

Room:135
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 1574
Mail:rbrunngraeber@astrophysik.uni-kiel.de

Research Topics:

  • Numerical radiative transfer simulations using the Monte-Carlo method (MC3D Wolf et al. 2003; Mol3d Ober et al. 2015)
  • Constraining the geometrical set-up of protoplanetary disks from observations
  • Using optical long-baseline interferometry (MIDI, PIONIER, MATISSE) to detect brightness asymmetries as tracers for planet formation on solar system scales (< 10 AU)
  • Predicting observational results for debris disks with porous dust grains

Publications:

Leibnizstr. 15, 24118 Kiel
Germany

Room:145
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 4106
Mail:sheese@astrophysik.uni-kiel.de

Research Topics:

  • Monte-Carlo radiative transfer simulations using Mol3d (Ober et al. 2015) and POLARIS (Reissl et al. 2016)
  • N-band polarisation of scattered light of circumstellar disks
  • Spread of dust temperature distribution in circumstellar disks

Publications:

Leibnizstr. 15, 24118 Kiel
Germany

Room:144
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 4105
Mail:mkim@astrophysik.uni-kiel.de

Research Topics:

Publications:

Leibnizstr. 15, 24118 Kiel
Germany

Room:135
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 1574
Mail:jkobus@astrophysik.uni-kiel.de

Research Topics:

  • Predicting the observability of the sturcture of the innermost region of circumstellar disks
  • Numerical radiative transfer simulations with Mol3d (Ober et al. 2015)
  • Imitation of long-baseline interferometric observations (VLTI/MATISSE, ALMA)

Leibnizstr. 15, 24118 Kiel
Germany

Room:140
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 4102
Mail:akrieger@astrophysik.uni-kiel.de

Research Topics:

  • Characterization of young accreting planets embedded in circumstellar disks
  • Monte-Carlo radiative transfer (MCRT) simulations and theory
  • Solving the problem of high optical depths of MCRT simulations, e.g. for circumplanetary disks
  • Code development based on the software Mol3D (Ober et al. 2015)

Leibnizstr. 15, 24118 Kiel
Germany

Room:135a
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 1575
Mail:mlietzow@astrophysik.uni-kiel.de

Research Topics:

  • 3D Monte-Carlo radiative transfer simulations of planetary atmospheres

Publications:

Leibnizstr. 15, 24118 Kiel
Germany

Room:141
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 4103
Mail:tstuber@astrophysik.uni-kiel.de

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Publications:

Leibnizstr. 15, 24118 Kiel
Germany

Room:145
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 4106
Mail:nzielinski@astrophysik.uni-kiel.de

Research Topics:

  • Analyzing magnetic field properties in the early stages of star formation
  • Dust grain alignment in molecular clouds
  • Analysis of SOFIA/HAWC+ observations
  • Monte-Carlo radiative transfer simulations using POLARIS (Reissl et al. 2016)

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Undergraduate Students (Bachelor / Master)

Room:
338
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 3219
Mail:mate.capin@stu.uni-kiel.de

Room:337
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 7366
Mail:alkechristina.knappmann@stu.uni-kiel.de

Room:331
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 2106
Mail:inan.kock@stu.uni-kiel.de

Room:338
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 3219
Mail:jonas.schlenz@stu.uni-kiel.de

Room: 331
Phone: +49 (0)431 880 5106
Mail: tim.stortenbecker@stu.uni-kiel.de

Room:337
Phone:+49 (0)431 880 7366
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