Sadegh Khochfar

Professor S Khochfar

Position
Personal Chair of Theoretical Astrophysics
Category
Academic staff
Location
Royal Observatory, Edinburgh (ROE)
Room C19

Sadegh is a member of the following School research institute:

Research interests

  • Theoretical modelling of galaxy formation and evolution¬†
  • Numerical simulations of structure formation
  • Early-type galaxies
  • Black holes
  • High redshift Universe
  • Lecturer on the smoothed particle hydrodynamics module of the Computational Astrophysics course
  • Laboratory coordinator on the Observational Astronomy course

The first billion years of the Universe

In this video Sadegh describes how he simulates the birth of the first galaxies at the cosmic dawn.

Recent publications

  1. The first Population II stars formed in externally enriched mini-haloes DOI
    , , , and , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 452, 3, p. 2822-2836
  2. The First Billion Years project: the escape fraction of ionizing photons in the epoch of reionization
    , and , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 451, p. 2544-2563
  3. The ATLAS(3D) Project - XXX. Star formation histories and stellar population scaling relations of early-type galaxies DOI
    , , , , , , , , , et al., Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 448, 4, p. 3484-3513
  4. Can the 21-cm signal probe Population III and II star formation? DOI
    and , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 448, 1, p. 654-665
  5. Spatially resolved molecular gas in early-type galaxies
    , , , , , , , , , et al., Highlights of Astronomy, p. 122-123