People profiles

Department Members 

Prof. Laurent Gizon
Director

Personal website
ADS Publications

Sabine Deutsch 
Secretary

Sirila Merkata-Voigt 
Assistant to the Director

Sarah-Maria Gabler 
PLATO assistant

Staff Scientists

Dr. Aaron Birch
Helioseismology

ADS Publications

Dr. Raymond Burston
PLATO; GDC-SDO; IT specialist

ADS Publications

Dr. Robert Cameron
Dynamo Theory

ADS Publications
Dr. Thomas Duvall Jr.
Local Helioseismology

ADS Publications

Prof. Thorsten Hohage
Max Planck Fellow
Inverse Problems

Dr. Jesper Schou
Helio- and Asteroseismology

ADS Publications

Dr. Hannah Schunker
Helioseismology; PLATO

ADS Publications

Scientists

Dr. Alexey Agaltsov
Inverse problems

Dr. Matthias Ammler-von-Eiff
PLATO

ADS Publications

Dr. Nadir Bayramov
Applied mathematics

Dr. Vincent Böning
Helioseismology

Dr. Cilia Damiani
Stellar modelling; PLATO

Dr. Damien Fournier
Applied mathematics

Dr. Patrick Gaulme
Asteroseismology; exoplanets; PLATO

Dr. Christopher Goddard
Solar physics; WHOLESUN

Dr. René Heller
Exoplanet science; PLATO

ADS Publications

David Keiderling
PLATO

Dr. Nadiia Kostogryz
Radiative transfer; helioseismology

PD Dr. Friedrich Kupka
Stellar convection; WHOLESUN
Dr. Zhi-Chao Liang
Helioseismology

Dr. Kaori Nagashima
Helioseismology; SDO

ADS Publications

Dr. Sonja Schuh
IMPRS Coordinator
Asteroseismology 

ADS Publications
Dr. Anna Shapiro
Earth-Sun connection
Dr. Federico Spada 
PLATO; stellar physics

Dr. Valeriy Vasilyev 
Stellar atmospheres; PLATO

Dr. Dan Yang
Helioseismology

Dr. Jie Yu
Asteroseismology

Students

Christian Baumgartner
Emerging active regions
Yuto Bekki
Solar numerical simulations
Nils Gottschling
Dynamics of solar active regions

Daniel Kruger (University)
Numerical simulations

Felix Mackebrandt
Asteroseismology

Daria Mokrytska
Asteroseismology

Majid Pourabdian
Helioseismology

Paul-Louis Poulier
Helioseismology

Janosch Preuss
Inverse problems

Bastian Proxauf
Helioseismology

Kai Rodenbeck
(University) 
Exoplanet science

Graduates

Dan Yang, PhD, 2018 Modeling experiments in helioseismic holography 
Huanchen Hu, MSc, 2018 Coupling of solar p and g modes  
Atefeh Barekat, PhD, 2017 Studies of the radial gradient of rotation near the solar surface
Martin Bo Nielsen, PhD, 2016 Differential rotation in Sun-like stars from surface variability and asteroseismology, Dr. Berliner-Dr. Ungewitter foundation prize & Springer Thesis Award
Jan Langfellner, PhD, 2015 Measuring vortical flows in the solar interior, Otto Hahn Medal winner
Björn Löptien, PhD, 2015 Data compression for helioseismology
Emanuele Papini, PhD, 2015 Simulating the signature of starspots in stellar oscillations
Thorsten Stahn, PhD, 2010 Analysis of time series of solar-like oscillations - Applications to the Sun and HD 52265 

Guests

 Dr. Travis Metcalfe (01.04.2018 – 31.03.2019) Visiting Scientist, Asteroseismology & Stellar Activity

Computer Support

Dr. Raymond Burston
Department IT Manager

Michael Bruns 
Unix, Sun/Solaris, Linux

Past members

Dr. Shravan Hanasoge 
Max Planck Partner Group leader  
Reader,  TIFR, Mumbai, India

apl. Prof. Dr. Markus Roth  
Permanent scientist 
Kiepenheuer Institute fur Solar Physics, Germany
Dr. Jason Jackiewicz 
Associate professor 
New Mexico State University, USA
Dr. Michal Švanda  
Scientist
Ondrejov Observatorium, Czechoslovakia

Dr. Joao Marques
Assistant professor 
Universität Paris, Orsay

Dr. Tim White  
Aarhus University, Denmark
Dr. Thorsten Stahn 
Private industry, IT consultant, Germany  
Dr. Warrick Ball 
University of Birmingham,  England

Dr. Martin Bo Nielsen 
New York University Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.  

Dr. Hamed Moradi 
Mathematics coordinator, Trinity College, Melbourne
 
Dr. Emanuele Papini 
Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy 
Dr. Michael Leguebe 
Permanent scientist, INRIA Bordeaux, France  
Jörg Knoche
Staff IT, Hamburg Observatory  
Dr. Jan Langfellner 
Vodafone, Germany  
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