Main Projects:

UWISH2 Survey MHO Catalogue HOYS-CAPS
FSR Star Cluster Sample Extinction Maps Protostars Database


Some Presentations:

  • Searching for star clusters

      Talk:
    Do we know all the Milky Way Globular Clusters? (given in Vienna)
      Talk:
    Exploiting 2MASS: A Systematic Search for and Discovery of new Galactic (Globular) Clusters (given in Heidelberg, Tautenburg, Hilo)
      PR:
    FSR0190 -- An Old Stellar Cluster in the Galaxy (UKIRT Newsletter)
      PR:
    FSR1735 -- A new globular cluster candidate in the inner Galaxy (ESO Press Release)
      Talk:
    Exploiting 2MASS the Systematic Search for and the Discovery of new Galactic (Globular) Clusters (given 17.10.2007 in Hatfield)
      Talk:
    The search for and the discovery of a new Globular Cluster in the inner Milky Way (given several times)

  • Collection of observational data of Protostars

      Talk:
    Protostellar Evolution - Confronting Models and Observations (given 30.08.2006 in Ringberg Castle)
      Talk:
    Making Stars - How well do we understand it? (given 24.03.2006, TGIF Seminar, DIAS)
      Poster:
    Comparing properties of Class0 protostars with model predictions (Poster at PPV)
      Talk:
    Evolution of Class0 Protostars - Models vs. Observations (given 18.08.2005 in Hilo)
      Talk:
    Understanding protostellar mass accretion - a statistical approach (given 21.04.2004 in Galway)
      Talk:
    The Youngest Protostars (given 07.10.2004 in Armagh)
      Talk:
    Is there a law governing protostellar accretion? (given 13.07.2004 in Banff)
      Talk:
    The Youngest Protostars - How many do we know? - How do they accrete mass? (given 27.05.2004 in Tautenburg)
      Talk:
    The Youngest Protostars - How many do we know, what can we learn? (given 20.01.2004 in Potsdam)

  • Extinction maps

      Talk:
    How to compare structure models of molecular clouds with observations? (given 27.07.2010, ESO)
      Talk:
    The Structure of Molecular Clouds (given 27.04.2010, ESO)
      Talk:
    The Structure of Molecular Clouds (given 06.10.2009, ISM conference, Hyderabat)
      Poster:
    Exploitation of 2MASS: An All Sky Near Infrared Extinction Map (presented at JENAM 2008)
      Talk:
    2MASS selected star clusters with |b|<20degr (given 03.05.2006, ASGI Meeting, Cork)
      Talk:
    Large scale extinction mapping (given 19.04.2006, Seminar ITA, University Heidelberg)
      Poster:
    Accuracy in the determination of the NIR extinction powerlaw index (Poster at PPV)
      Talk:
    Observing the Galaxy through the Grid
      Poster:
    Grid-Enabled Extinction Mapping
      Poster:
    A galactic plane extinction map obtained from 2MASS - An "Embarrassingly Parallel Problem"
      Talk:
    1, 2, 3, 4, ...many - Astrophysics via Star Counts (given 27.08.2004 in Dublin, Joint Seminar of Geophysics and Astrophysics Section in DIAS)
      Talk:
    Improving Extinction Map Resolution (given 20.04.2004 in Cork by T.Lery, EGEE conference, COSMOGRID conference)

  • Star Formation in small globules

      Talk:
    Star Formation in small clouds (given 20.01.2006 in University of Kent)
      Talk:
    Star Formation in small clouds (given 21.10.2005 in Toronto)
      Talk:
    Forming stars in IC1396W (given 07.10.2005 in Dublin)

  • Investigation of Class 0 sources and their outflows with ISO

      Talk:
    Modelling of the continuum emission from Class 0 sources (given 28.08.2003 in Budapest)
      Talk:
    Investigations of Class 0 sources and their outflows with ISO (given 20.03.2003 in Dublin)
      Doktorarbeit:
    Untersuchung von Klasse-0-Quellen und ihrer Ausströmungen mit ISO
      Vortrag:
    Untersuchung von Klasse-0-Quellen und ihrer Ausströmungen mit ISO (gehalten am 29.01.2003 in Jena, Dissertationsverteitigung)
      Talk:
    New observational constraints for the unified model of Class 0 objects and their associated outflows (given 27.09.2002 in Berlin, AG-Tagung 2002, The Cosmic Circuit of Matter)
      Talk:
    Shocks in protostellar outflows (given 05.09.2002 in Porto, JENAM 2002, The Unsolved Universe - Challenges for the Future, WS-Jets, Jets 2002 - Theory and Observations in YSOs)
      Talk:
    Molecular shocks in protostellar outflows (given 12./13.11.2001 in Bad Honnef, Abschlußkolloquium des Schwerpunktprogramms "Physik der Sternentstehung")
      Poster:
    Molecular shocks in protostellar outflows --- A model for simultaneous interpretation of H-band-, K-band-, ISOCAM-CVF- and ISO-LWS-spectra of Cep E
      Poster:
    Far-Infrared and Submillimetre imaging of deeply embedded outflow sources
      Poster:
    Submillimetre Imaging of Deeply Embedded Outflow Sources and Class 0 Sources

  • Stacking of digitized Schmidtplates (together with Dr. H.Meusinger)

      Diplomarbeit:
    Suche nach Zwerggalaxien auf digital überlagerten Schmidtplatten der M 81-Galaxiengruppe
      Poster:
    A Search for LSB Dwarfs in the M 81 Group
      Poster:
    Astronomie mit digitalisierten Tautenburger Photoplatten

  • Search for molecular outflows in the 1-0 S(1) line of molecular Hydrogen at 2.122 µm

      Poster:
    The enigmatic outflow alignments in small Globules - a Case-Study of IC 1396 W
      Poster:
    An unbiased search for molecular hydrogen outflows in the Orion B star forming region

  • Miscellaneous
      Talk:
    Public talk on the physics of star formation as part of the celebration of the International Year of Astronomy (given 31.03.2009 in Canterbury)
      Talk:
    PPV conference images (given 09.12.2005 in Dublin)
      Vortrag:
    Frühphasen der Sternentstehung (gehalten am 11.04.2002 in der TLS, Fortbildung für Astronomielehrer von Thüringen)