Section Members

Team photo

Milky Way and the Local Volume - Team 2022

Credit: AIP, Thomas Spikermann
Section Head
Office: SH/206
Phone: +49 331 7499 648

Structure and content of nearby galaxies including the Milky Way, PI 4MOST high multiplex spectrograph

Senior Scientist
Office: LH/1-18
Phone: +49 331 7499 454

Extreme Metal-Poor stars, chemo-dynamical evolution of the Milky Way

Senior Scientist
Office: LH/1-02
Phone: +49 331 7499 259

Milky Way and galaxy kinematics, chrono-chemo-dynamic simulations and analysis of the Milky Way

Senior Scientist
Office: LH/1-19
Phone: +49 331 7499 336

Proper motion studies, Solar neighbourhood objects, open clusters

Scientific Staff

Scientific Staff

Postdoctoral Researchers

Postdoctoral Researcher
Office: LH/1-20
Phone: +49 331 7499 213

Dynamics, structure and chemical evolution of Milky Way, N-body/hydrodynamics, MHD

Postdoctoral Researcher
Office: SH/226
Phone: +49 331 7499 657

Starbursting and starforming galaxies, HII regions, deep surface photometry, Lyman Continuum escape from galaxies at low and high redshifts

Postdoctoral Researcher
Postdoctoral Researcher
Office: LH/1-03
Phone: +49 331 7499 414

Star formation histories of nearby galaxies from their resolved stellar populations, CMD-fitting, galaxy evolution with respect to their environment

Postdoctoral Researcher
Office: LH/1-02
Postdoctoral Researcher
Office: LH/1-17
Phone: +49 331 7499 671

Gaia spectroscopic pipeline development, solar physics

Doctoral Candidates

Doctoral Candidate
Phone: +49 331 7499 277

Spectral analysis through machine learning, convolutional neural networks

Doctoral Candidate
Office: LH/1-01
Phone: +49 331 7499 663

Bayesian analyses to determine astrophysical parameters of stars

Students and Assistants

Master Student
Office: LH/1-20
Office: Bib


Scientific Staff (Guest)


Team Assistant
Office: LH/0-19
Phone: +49 331 7499 266