Current PhD students

Fernanda Roman de Oliveira

Accurate gas dynamics of distant galaxies: resolving the controversies

Pavel E. Mancera Piña

Dynamics and angular momentum of dwarf galaxies

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Andrea Afruni

Gas flows from and to galaxies: understanding the circumgalactic medium


Asger Grønnow

PhD from the University of Sydney

Expertise: galaxy evolution, computational astrophysics, magnetohydrodynamic simulations

Working on the determination of the properties of the Galactic corona using ram pressure stripping from satellites

Former PhD students​​

Giuliano Iorio

Thesis: Off piste beyond the disc of the Milky Way: structure of the stellar halo and dynamics of nearby dwarf galaxies

Gabriele Pezzulli


Visit to the Great Wall of China after the KIAA Forum on "Gas in galaxies", in 2019

From right: Asger Grønnow, Pavel Mancera Piña, Francesca Rizzo, FF, Cecilia Bacchini e Andrea Afruni.

Walking in Valletta, Malta, after the conference "Role of gas in galaxy dynamics", in 2017

From right: Antonino Marasco, Federico Lelli, Enrico Di Teodoro, FF, Gabriele Pezzulli, Francesca Rizzo e Cecilia Bacchini.

In 2016, Sant’Arcangelo di Romagna, Italy, "Crossing the Rubicon" conference.

From right: Enrico Di Teodoro, Gabriele Pezzulli, Federico Lelli, Antonino Marasco, FF, Federico Marinacci, Lucia Armillotta e Cecilia Bacchini

In 2013, Enoteca Italiana, Bologna, Italy.

From right: Gabriele Pezzulli, FF, Enrico Di Teodoro e Lucia Armillotta

Gabriele Pezzulli Enrico Di Teodoro Lucia Armillotta