Associate Professor Holger Baumgardt

Associate Professor

Physics
Faculty of Science
h.baumgardt@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53430

Overview

Holger Baumgardt received his PhD thesis from the University of Heidelberg in 1997. After receiving his PhD, he held postdoctoral positions at the universities of Heidelberg, Edinbugh, Tokyo and Bonn. Since 2010 he has been an ARC funded Future Fellow at the University of Queensland.

Research Interests

  • Globular clusters
  • Galactic Nuclei

Qualifications

  • PhD, Universität Heidelberg
  • Diploma in Physics, Universität Heidelberg

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Baumgardt, H. (2016). N-body modeling of globular clusters. In: 2016 Cosmic-Lab Conference: Star Clusters as Cosmic Laboratories for Astrophysics, Dynamics and Fundamental Physics, MODEST 2016, Bologna, Italy, (622-625). 18 - 22 April 2016.

  • Baumgardt, Holger, Lockmann, Ulf and Kroupa, Pavel (2011). The initial mass function and formation history of stars in the galactic centre. In: Mark R. Morris, Q. Daniel Wang and Feng Yuan, Proceedings of a workshop: Galactic Center: A Window to the Nuclear Environment of Disk Galaxies. Conference on the Galactic Center: A Window to the Nuclear Environment of Disk Galaxies, Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China, (96-99). 19-23 October 2009.

  • Amaro-Seoane, P., Ribas, I., Löckmann, U. and Baumgardt, H. (2010). Interactions between a massive planet and a disc. In: Vincent Coude du Foresto, Dawn M. Gelino and Ignasi Ribas, Pathways towards habitable planets: Proceedings of a workshop. Pathways Towards Habitable Planets, Barcelona, Spain, (399-400). Sep 14-18, 2009.

  • Baumgardt, H (2009). Dissolution of globular clusters. In: Tom Richtler, Søren Larsen and Bruno Leibundgut, Globular Clusters: Guides to Galaxies. Proceedings of the Joint ESO-FONDAP Workshop on Globular Clusters. FONDAP-ESO Conference. Globular Clusters: Guides to Galaxies, Concepción, Chile, (387-394). 6-10 March 2006. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-76961-3_89

  • Parmentier, Geneviève, Goodwin, Simon P., Kroupa, Pavel and Baumgardt, Holger (2009). Gas removal and the initial mass function of star clusters. In: Enrique Pérez, Richard de Grijs and Rosa M. González Delgado, Young Massive Star Clusters: Refereed Papers. Meeting on Young Massive Star Clusters: Initial Conditions and Environments, Granada, Spain, (327-332). 11-14 September 2007. doi:10.1007/s10509-009-0108-5

  • Baumgardt, H., Côté, P., Hilker, M., Rejkuba, M., Mieske, S., Djorgovski, S. G. and Stetson, P. (2009). Limits on the dark matter content of globular clusters. In: Richard de Grijs and Jacques Lépine, Star clusters: Basic galactic building blocks throughout time and space. IAU Symposium 266. Star Clusters: Basic Galactic Building Blocks Throughout Time And Space, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (365-365). 10-14 August 2009. doi:10.1017/S174392130999130X

  • Georgiev, Iskren Y., Hilker, Michael, Puzia, Thomas H., Goudfrooij, Paul and Baumgardt, Holger (2009). Nuclear clusters in dwarf irregular galaxies and their connection to massive galactic clusters. In: Richard de Grijs and Jacques Lépine, Star clusters: Basic galactic building blocks throughout time and space. IAU Symposium 266. Star Clusters: Basic Galactic Building Blocks Throughout Time And Space, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (401-401). 10-14 August 2009. doi:10.1017/S1743921309991499

  • Banerjee, Sambaran, Baumgardt, Holger and Kroupa, Pavel (2009). Stellar-mass black holes in star clusters: Implications for gravitational-wave radiation. In: Richard de Grijs and Jacques Lépine, Star clusters: Basic galactic building blocks throughout time and space. IAU Symposium 266. Star Clusters: Basic Galactic Building Blocks Throughout Time And Space, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (213-218). 10-14 August 2009. doi:10.1017/S1743921309991074

  • Decressin, T., Baumgardt, H., Kroupa, P., Meynet, G. and Charbonnel, C. (2008). The ages of galactic globular clusters in the context of self-enrichment. In: Richard de Grijs and Jacques Lépine, The Ages of Stars. IAU Symposium 258: The Ages of Stars, Baltimore, MD, U.S.A., (265-274). 13-17 October 2008. doi:10.1017/S1743921309031913

  • Baumgardt, Holger, Gualandris, Alessia and Zwart, Simon Portegies (2006). Ejection of hyper-velocity stars by intermediate-mass black holes. In: Rainer Schödel, Geoffrey C. Bower, Michael P. Muno, Sergei Nayakshin and Thomas Ott, Galactic Center Workshop 2006: From the Center of the Milky Way to Nearby Low-Luminosity Galactic Nuclei. Galactic Center Workshop 2006: From the Center of the Milky Way to Nearby Low-Luminosity Galactic Nuclei (GC'06), Bad Honnef, Cologne, Germany, (301-305). 18-22 April 2006. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/54/1/047

  • Baumgardt, H. (2006). Testing MOND with globular clusters. In: G. A. Mamon, F. Combes, C. Deffayet and B. Fort, Mass Profiles and Shapes of Cosmological Structures: 21st IAP Colloquium. 21st IAP Colloquium: Mass Profiles and Shapes of Cosmological Structures (2005), Paris, France, (265-266). 4-9 July 2005. doi:10.1051/eas:2006082

  • Baumgardt, Holger, Makino, Junichiro and Zwart, Simon Portegies (2005). Formation and evolution of massive black holes in star clusters. In: Oddbjørn Engvold, XXVth General Assembly: Highlights of Astronomy. As presented at the XXVth General Assembly of the IAU: 2003. IAU XXVth General Assembly, Sydney, Australia, (350-353). 13-26 July 2003.

  • Baumgardt, Holger and Kroupa, Pavel (2005). Globular cluster kinematics with Gaia. In: Michael Perryman, Catherine Turon and Karen O'Flaherty, Proceedings of the Symposium: The Three-Dimensional Universe with Gaia. The Three Dimensional Universe with Gaia. Gaia ou l'Univers en 3D, Meudon, Paris, France, (681-682). 4-7 October 2004.

  • McMillan, S, Baumgardt, H, Zwart, SIP, Hut, P and Makino, J (2004). Black holes in massive star clusters. In: Formation and Evolution of Massive Young Star Clusters. Workshop on the Formation and Evolution of Massive Young Star Clusters, Cancun Mexico, (449-457). Nov 17-21, 2003.

  • Baumgardt, H, Zwart, SFP, McMillan, SLW, Makino, J and Ebisuzaki, T (2004). Dynamics of intermediate mass black holes in star clusters. In: Formation and Evolution of Massive Young Star Clusters. Workshop on the Formation and Evolution of Massive Young Star Clusters, Cancun Mexico, (459-467). Nov 17-21, 2003.

  • Baumgardt, H and Makino, J (2004). Intermediate mass black holes in star clusters. In: Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement. International Workshop on Stellar-Mass, International-Mass, and Supermassive Black Holes, Kyoto Japan, (313-314). Oct 28-31, 2003.

  • Zwart, Sfp, McMillan, SLW and Baumgardt, H (2004). Life and death of young dense star clusters near the galactic center. In: Formation and Evolution of Massive Young Star Clusters. Workshop on the Formation and Evolution of Massive Young Star Clusters, Cancun Mexico, (439-447). Nov 17-21, 2003.

  • Gieles, M, Baumgardt, H, Bastian, N and Lamers, H (2004). Theoretical and observational agreement on mass dependence of cluster life times. In: Formation and Evolution of Massive Young Star Clusters. Workshop on the Formation and Evolution of Massive Young Star Clusters, Cancun Mexico, (481-482). Nov 17-21, 2003.

  • Baumgardt, H (2003). Evolution of star clusters moving on elliptic orbits. In: Astrophysical Supercomputing Using Particle Simulations. 208th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, Tokyo Japan, (377-378). Jul 10-13, 2001.

  • Baumgardt, H (2003). The stellar mass-function of globular clusters. In: New Horizons in Globular Cluster Astronomy. Conference on New Horizons in Globular Cluster Astronomy, Padua Italy, (197-198). Jun 24-28, 2002.

  • Hemsendorf, M, Baumgardt, H, Boily, C, Spurzem, R and Sigurdsson, S (2002). Collisional dynamics of black holes, star clusters and galactic nuclei. In: High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering 01. 4th Workshop on High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering, Stuttgart Germany, (48-67). Oct 08-09, 2001.

  • Baumgardt, H (2002). Halo enrichment by disrupted globular clusters. In: Modes of Star Formation and the Origin of Field Populations, Proceedings. Workshop on Modes of Star Formation and the Origin of Field Populations, Heidelberg Germany, (177-183). Oct 09-13, 2000.

  • Fellhauer, M, Baumgardt, H, Kroupa, P and Spurzem, R (2002). Merging timescales and merger rates of star clusters in dense star cluster complexes. In: Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy. NATO Advances Study Institute Conference on RestlessUniverse, Blair Atholl Scotland, (113-131). Jul 23-Aug 05, 2000. doi:10.1023/A:1014597702936

  • Baumgardt, H (2001). Lifetimes of star clusters and dynamical relaxation. In: Dynamics of Star Clusters and the Milky Way. Conference on Dynamics of Star Clusters and the Milky Way, Heidelberg Germany, (125-130). Mar 20-24, 2000.

  • Baumgardt, H, Dettbarn, C, Fuchs, B, Rockmann, J and Wielen, R (1999). A comparison of ground-based Cepheid P-L relations with HIPPARCOS parallaxes. In: Harmonizing Cosmic Distance Scales in a Post-Hipparcos Era. Colloquium on Harmonizing Cosmic Distance Scales in a Post-Hipparcos Era, Haguenau France, (251-254). Sep 14-16, 1998.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision