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Galaxy Formation and Intergalactic Medium Workshop




Studying Galaxy Formation and the Intergalactic Medium with Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Simulations: SPH Simulations of Galaxy Formation

  • Thursday December 11 through Saturday December 13, 2008

  • In a series of informal talks and extended discussions, we reviewed the status of many ongoing projects among the attendees and, more importantly, identified scientific and technical priorities for the next 1-2 years of work with the simulations. We concluded the meeting by developing a long list of current and planned paper-length projects, some of them currently "assigned" to members of the collaboration and many of them not. I anticipate that Ohio State graduate students will pick up some of these projects over the next year. The workshop was an enormously valuable scientific and organizational exercise for this large, multi-institution collaboration.

  • Organized by David Weinberg.




  • Romeel Dave (University of Arizona)
  • Mark Fardal (University of Massachusetts, postdoc)
  • Neal Katz (University of Massachusetts)
  • Dusan Keres (Harvard University, postdoc)
  • Juna Kollmeier (Carnegie Observatories)
  • Ben Oppenheimer (University of Arizona, postdoc)
  • Jon Bird (OSU, graduate student)
  • Molly Peeples (OSU, graduate studnet)
  • Chris Orban (OSU, graduate student)
  • Mat Pieri (OSU, postdoc)
  • David Weinberg (OSU, faculty)
  • Stelios Kazantzidis (OSU, postdoc)
  • Todd Thompson (OSU, faculty)
  • Ari Maller (CityTech University, New York) via internet


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