Stijn Wuyts

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20112021

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Research interests

I study the formation and evolution of galaxies, from the peak of cosmic star formation ten billion years ago to the present day.

I use multi-wavelength observations, obtained with the world's most powerful telescopes in space and on the ground, to investigate how and when stars were formed and the structure and kinematic nature of galaxies evolved.

To this end, I combine tracers of direct star light, dust-radiated emission, ionized and molecular gas.  Together, they shed light on the growth of galactic disks, the emergence of bulges, and the connection to the dark matter halos in which galaxies reside.

Willing to supervise doctoral students

Please contact me by email for queries about available PhD positions in galaxy formation and evolution.

Education/Academic qualification

Astronomy, Doctor of Philosophy, Leiden University

1 Jan 200327 Sep 2007

Award Date: 27 Sep 2007

Astronomy, Master in Science, Leiden University

1 Sep 199812 Dec 2002

Award Date: 12 Dec 2002

External positions

Junior Scientist, Max Planck Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik

1 Oct 201031 Aug 2015

W. M. Keck postdoctoral fellow, Harvard University

1 Oct 200730 Sep 2010

Keywords

  • QB Astronomy

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