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Dusan Keres

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Associate Professor, Physics

Office: SERF 427
Phone: (858) 822-1214

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Ph. D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2007

Research Interests

Research area: Astrophysics/Astronomy. My research encompasses broad area of formation and evolution of galaxies, their halos and the inter-galactic medium. I use gravity+hydrodynamics simulations of structure formation in the universe to understand the cycling of baryons between galaxies and their surroundings. This includes topics of galactic infall, outflows, interactions, long term regulation of galaxy evolution and related observable consequences of these processes. I'm also interested in advances in numerical hydrodynamic techniques and physical models used in galaxy formation.

Select Publications

- Hopkins, P. F.; Keres, D.; Murray, N.; Quataert, E.; Hernquist, L.; "Realistic Stellar Feed-back & Bulge Formation in Clumpy Disks", 2011, MNRAS submitted, arXiv:1111.6591

- Keres, D.; Vogelsberger, M.; Sijacki, D.; Springel, V.; Hernquist, L.; "Moving mesh cosmology: characteristics of galaxies and halos", 2011, MNRAS submitted, arXiv:1109.4638

- Sijacki, D.; Vogelsberger, M.; Keres, D.; Springel, V.; Hernquist, L., "Moving mesh cosmology: the hydrodynamics of galaxy formation", 2011, MNRAS submitted, arXiv:1109.3468

- Vogelsberger, M.; Sijacki, D.; Keres, D.; Springel, V.; Hernquist, L., "Moving mesh cosmology: numerical technique and global statistics", 2011, MNRAS submitted, arXiv:1109.1281

- Hayward, C. C.; Kereš, D.; Jonsson, P.; Narayanan, D.; Cox, T. J.; Hernquist, Lars, What Does a Submillimeter Galaxy Selection Actually Select? The Dependence of Submillimeter Flux Density on Star Formation Rate and Dust Mass, 2011, ApJ, 743, 159

- Faucher-Giguère, C.-A. & Kereš, D., "The small covering factor of cold accretion streams" 2011, MNRAS, 412, L118

- Faucher-Giguère, C.-A., Kereš, D., et al., "Lyman_alpha Cooling Emission from Galaxy For-mation" 2010, ApJ 725, 633

- Oppenheimer, B., Dave, R., Kereš, D. et al., "Feedback and recycled wind accretion: assembling the z = 0 galaxy mass function" 2010, MNRAS, 406, 2325

- Kereš, D.; Katz, N.; Fardal, M.; Dave, R.; Weinberg, D. H., "Galaxies in a simulated LCDM Universe - I. Cold mode and hot cores", 2009, MNRAS, 395, 160-179

- Kereš, D.; Katz, N.; Weinberg, D. H.; Dave, R., "How do galaxies get their gas?" 2005, MNRAS, 363, 2-28