Dr. Angela Adamo is a young researcher affiliated with the Stockholm University Astronomy department and the Oskar Klein Centre. She has recently been awarded two prestigious grants. The first, a Starting Grant from the Swedish Research Council, provides resources to help junior researchers establish themselves.
The Swedish Research Council has awarded a Consolidator Grant to Dr. Matthew Hayes, lecturer in the Stockholm University Astronomy department, in order to enable his study of the circumgalactic medium.
The list of the young outstanding scientists who receive this year Wallenberg Academy Fellow grant was released today. One of them is Oskar Klein Centre member Matthew Hayes. We gratulate him and ask him how it feels
Michael Burgess joined the Oskar Klein Centre in mid-January as OKC fellow, after finishing his PhD in the US. His specialty is GRBs and that is why he joined with Felix Ryde in the KTH group.
Timur Delahaye is one of the OKC fellows working at the Cosmology, Particle astrophysics and String theory group (CoPS) since this summer. Lets get to know him better.
Today we publish an interview with one OKC fellow who joined us in the autumn to work in the Theory group.
Can you tell us a bit of yourself? Where are you from?
I could start with: “It was a warm summer evening in ancient Greece…” But let’s say: I am 32-years-old German, born and raised in a lovely region of North Rhine-Westphalia, called Lippe. I knew quite early in my life that I would like to be a theoretical physicist, which – with studies at Bielefeld University & École normale supérieure in Paris, work at the LMU in Munich as a postdoc, and now at the Oskar-Klein Centre – worked quite well so far…
Oscar Stål is one of the OKC fellows working at the Cosmology, Particle astrophysics and String theory group (CoPS) since August 2012. He is doing his second postdoc and his filed of interest is particle physics phenomenology. He is Swedish and studied both as undergraduate and for his PhD at Uppsala University, before moving to Hamburg.
Emily Freeland is one of the OKC fellows that joined the Oskar Klein Center after the summer. I asked her to tell us a bit about her research to get to know her better.
What is your field of research?
The main theme that runs through the majority of my research is an exploration of the role that environment plays in galaxy evolution. The universe has a filamentary structure and these filaments are populated by individual galaxies and groups of galaxies.
Kanan Datta is one of the OKC fellows working at the Astronomy department since October 2009. He is doing his first postdoc studing the universe reionization, something that probably happened only about 200 million years after the Big Bang. He is originally from India, but he enjoys very much being in Sweden.
Antje Putze is an Oskar Klein Fellow since october 2009. She is working in cosmic-ray physics and indirect dark matter detection.
You have been an Oskar Klein Fellow for more than 2 year, how is it going so far?
I am very much enjoying working at the OKC. In particular, the inspirational atmosphere within the centre is very fruitful for my work. I adjusted easily to the Swedish climate (especially the short winter days) and I love living in Stockholm.