Prof. Sadegh Khochfar

Position:
Personal Chair of Theoretical Astrophysics
Research Theme:
Astronomy
Institution:
Edinburgh
Email address:
sadeghk@roe.ac.uk
Website:
http://www.roe.ac.uk/~sadeghk
Telephone number:
+44 (0) 131 668 8353
Address:
Institute for Astronomy, Royal Observatory, Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ, United Kingdom

Research interests

  • Theoretical modelling of galaxy formation and evolution 
  • Numerical simulations of structure formation
  • Early-type galaxies
  • Black holes
  • High redshift Universe

Teaching

  • Lecturer on the smoothed particle hydrodynamics module of the Computational Astrophysics course
  • Laboratory coordinator on the Observational Astronomy course

Research outputs

  1. Dust attenuation in 2 < z < 3 star-forming galaxies from deep ALMA observations of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field DOI
    R. J. McLure, J. S. Dunlop, F. Cullen, N. Bourne, P. N. Best, S. Khochfar, R. A. A. Bowler, A. D. Biggs, J. E. Geach, D. Scott et al., Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2018)
  2. The VANDELS survey: Dust attenuation in star-forming galaxies at z = 3 - 4 DOI
    F. Cullen, R. J. McLure, S. Khochfar, J. S. Dunlop, C. Dalla Vecchia, A. C. Carnall, N. Bourne, M. Castellano, A. Cimatti, M. Cirasuolo et al., Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2018)
  3. The First Billion Years project: constraining the dust attenuation law of star-forming galaxies at z ≃ 5
    F. Cullen, R. J. McLure, S. Khochfar, J. S. Dunlop and C. Dalla Vecchia, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 470, 3 , p. 3006-3026 (2017)
  4. Galactic wind X-ray heating of the intergalactic medium during the Epoch of Reionization DOI
    Avery Meiksin, Sadegh Khochfar, Jan-pieter Paardekooper, Claudio Dalla Vecchia and Saul Kohn, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2017)
  5. Growth of First Galaxies: Impacts of Star Formation and Stellar Feedback
    Hidenobu Yajima, Kentaro Nagamine, Qirong Zhu, Sadegh Khochfar and Claudio Dalla Vecchia, Astrophysical Journal, 846, 1 (2017)
  6. Metallicity evolution of direct collapse black hole hosts: CR7 as a case study DOI
    Bhaskar Agarwal, Jarrett L. Johnson, Sadegh Khochfar, Eric Pellegrini, Claes-Erik Rydberg, Ralf S. Klessen and Pascal Oesch, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469, 1 , p. 231-236 (2017)
  7. Effects of binary stellar populations on direct collapse black hole formation DOI
    Bhaskar Agarwal, Fergus Cullen, Sadegh Khochfar, Ralf S. Klessen, Simon C. O. Glover and Jarrett Johnson, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 468, 1 (2017)
  8. The Spectral Evolution of the First Galaxies. III. Simulated James Webb Space Telescope Spectra of Reionization-epoch Galaxies with Lyman-continuum Leakage DOI
    Erik Zackrisson, Christian Binggeli, Kristian Finlator, Nickolay Y. Gnedin, Jan-Pieter Paardekooper, Ikkoh Shimizu, Akio K. Inoue, Hannes Jensen, Genoveva Micheva, Sadegh Khochfar et al., Astrophysical Journal, 836, 1 , p. 78 (2017)
  9. GRACKLE: a chemistry and cooling library for astrophysics DOI
    Britton D. Smith, Greg L. Bryan, Simon C. O. Glover, Nathan J. Goldbaum, Matthew J. Turk, John Regan, John H. Wise, Hsi-Yu Schive, Tom Abel, Andrew Emerick et al., Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 466, 2 , p. 2217-2234 (2016)
  10. Grackle: Chemistry and radiative cooling library for astrophysical simulations
    Britton D. Smith, Greg L. Bryan, Simon C. O. Glover, Nathan J. Goldbaum, Matthew J. Turk, John Regan, John H. Wise, Hsi-Yu Schive, Tom Abel, Andrew Emerick et al. (2016)
Last updated: 19 Feb 2018 at 21:11