Dr. Christoph Federrath
Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics
The Australian National University
Canberra, ACT 2611, Australia email@example.com
+61 (0)2 6125 0217
Federrath - Research Projects
Below is a list of available research projects suitable for all levels (Undergradute/Honours/Masters/PhD/Postdoc). If you are interested in joining our group please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
"The role of turbulence for the stellar initial mass function"
"The mixing of molecules and dust in the interstellar medium"
"The world's biggest turbulence simulations"
"Simulating the formation of massive stars via strong magnetic fields"
"The turbulent dynamo in astrophysical accretion discs"
"Reconstructing the 3D density distribution of the interstellar medium from 2D observations"
"The importance of supernova explosions for the driving of turbulence"
"Density thresholds for star formation: theory, simulations, and observations"
"Systematic comparison of filament and structure detection algorithms"
"The role of non-ideal magnetohydrodynamics for star formation and the launching of jets" (with Dr Aris Tritsis)
"Quantifying the 3-dimensional velocity structure of rotating and shearing molecular clouds" (with Dr Adam Ginsburg)
"Comparing the instability parameter of star-forming and AGN/shock galaxies" (with Prof. Lisa Kewley)
"The chemistry of dense cores and synthetic observations using the radiation transfer code PyRaTE" (with Dr Aris Tritsis)
"Making a cosmic map of gravitational waves from black hole mergers" (with Dr Philip Taylor)
"A new star formation recipe for semi-analytic models of galaxy evolution" (with Prof. Darren Croton and Dr Adam Stevens)
"The origin of a characteristic stellar mass" (with Prof. Mark Krumholz)
"The density PDF of atomic clouds observed towards the Galactic Centre" (with Prof. Naomi McClure-Griffiths)
"Comparing equation of state models for radiation feedback from stars" (with Prof. Mark Krumholz)
"Mixy or Squashy - the turbulence driving in the Galactic Centre compared to the Galactic Disc" (with Dr Thushara Pillai and Dr Jens Kauffmann)
"Star cluster formation with outflow and radiation feedback" (with Prof. Robi Banerjee)
"The stellar velocity structure function of young star clusters" (with Prof. Michael Ireland)
"The density PDF of atomic and ionized carbon in the Milky Way" (with Prof. Michael Burton)
"Velocity-coherent interstellar filaments" (with Dr Jouni Kainulainen)
"Testing the SFR-HCN luminosity relation" (with Prof. Mark Krumholz)
"Filament detection in atomic clouds" (with Prof. Naomi McClure-Griffiths)
"Comparing mass-weighted and luminosity-weighted metallicity measurements (cosmological simulations vs. observations)" (with Dr Philip Taylor)
"Testing the laws of star formation in high-redshift dense gas discs observed with ALMA" (with Dr Mark Swinbank and Dr Elisabete Da Cunha)
"Structure functions of the world's biggest simulations of supersonic turbulence" (with Dr Supratik Banerjee)
"The column density PDF of dust, atomic and molecular tracers in galaxies" (with Dr Brent Groves)
"Wave turbulence in the world's largest simulations of supersonic turbulence" (with Dr Sebastien Galtier)
"The magneto-rotational instability during the formation of proto-stellar discs" (with Dr Ross Parkin)
"The density and current sheet structures in compressible simulations of MHD turbulence" (with Dr Valdimir Zhdankin)
"The density PDF as observed by the Cassini spacecraft of the Saturn magneto-sheath" (with Dr Lina Hadid)
"The effects of AGB wind enrichment during globular cluster formation" (with Dr Fabiola Marino and Dr Antonino Milone)
"The turbulence driving in simulations of molecular cloud formation in colliding flows" (with Prof. Robi Banerjee and Dr Bastian Koertgen)