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Prof. Dr. Barbara Ercolano

Barbara Ercolano is Professor for Theoretical Astrophysics at the University Observatory Muenchen since December 2010. She holds a doctoral degree from University College London. She successively held a research position at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge (MA, USA), an STFC Advanced Fellowship at the Institute of Astronomy of Cambridge University and University College London (UK), and was for a brief period a lecturer at the University of Exeter (UK).

Research interests:

  • Computational Astrophysics
  • Radiative Transfer
  • Star Formation/Feedback processes
  • Planet Formation
  • Dust Production by Type II Supernovae
  • The Interstellar Medium

Contact Address

Prof. Dr. Barbara Ercolano
Universitätssternwarte der Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
Scheinerstrasse 1
D-81679 München, Germany

E-Mail: ercolano @
Phone: +49(0)89-2180-6974