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Research Interests

Galaxy formation and evolution, including star formation, galaxy-black hole co-evolution, galactic dynamics, and connections with the intergalactic medium and cosmology.

Education / Academic qualification

Astronomy, PhD, Harvard University

… → 2010

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Research Output 2006 2018

  • 3471 Citations
  • 58 Article
  • 4 Conference contribution
  • 2 Review article
3 Citations

Formation of globular cluster candidates in merging proto-galaxies at high redshift: A view from the FIRE cosmological simulations

Kim, J. H., Ma, X., Grudić, M. Y., Hopkins, P. F., Hayward, C. C., Wetzel, A., Faucher-Giguère, C. A., Kereš, D., Garrison-Kimmel, S. & Murray, N. Mar 1 2018 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 474, 3, p. 4232-4244 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

FIRE (climatology)
globular clusters
galaxies
simulation
star clusters
1 Citations

Modelling chemical abundance distributions for dwarf galaxies in the Local Group: The impact of turbulent metal diffusion

Escala, I., Wetzel, A., Kirby, E. N., Hopkins, P. F., Ma, X., Wheeler, C., Kereš, D., Faucher-Giguère, C. A. & Quataert, E. Jan 1 2018 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 474, 2, p. 2194-2211 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dwarf galaxies
numerical method
metallicity
metal
metals
4 Citations

The origin of fast molecular outflows in quasars: Molecule formation in AGN-driven galactic winds

Richings, A. J. & Faucher-Giguère, C. A. Mar 1 2018 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 474, 3, p. 3673-3699 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

galactic winds
active galactic nuclei
quasars
outflow
metallicity
18 Citations

(Star)bursts of FIRE: Observational signatures of bursty star formation in galaxies

Sparre, M., Hayward, C. C., Feldmann, R., Faucher-Giguère, C. A., Muratov, A. L., Kereš, D. & Hopkins, P. F. Jan 1 2017 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 466, 1, p. 88-104 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

star formation rate
star formation
bursts
signatures
galaxies
6 Citations

An instability of feedback-regulated star formation in galactic nuclei

Torrey, P., Hopkins, P. F., Faucher-Giguère, C. A., Vogelsberger, M., Quataert, E., Kereš, D. & Murray, N. Jan 1 2017 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 467, 2, p. 2301-2314 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

galactic nuclei
star formation
gas
stars
gases