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. From 2010 to 2014 he was an ARC funded Future Fellow and since 2014 he has been Associate Professor at the University of Queensland.

More information about Holger's research can be found in the article Heart of Darkness

Research Interests

  • Globular clusters
  • Galactic Nuclei

Research Impacts

Please see information about Associate Professor Holger Baumgardt's research impacts in the article Heart of Darkness.

Qualifications

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

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Hilker, Michael, Baumgardt, Holger, Sollima, Antonio and Bellini, Andrea (2019). Galactic Globular Clusters: A new catalog of masses, structural parameters, velocity dispersion profiles, proper motions and space orbits. IAUS 351: Star Clusters: from the Milky Way to the Early Universe, Bologna, Italy, 27 - 31 May, 2019. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/S1743921319006823

  • Baumgardt, Holger, Sollima, Antonio and Hilker, Michael (2019). On the presence of intermediate black holes in three globular clusters. IAU Symposium: Star Clusters: From the Milky Way to the Early Universe, Bologna, Italy, 27-31 May 2019. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/s1743921319007695

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

  • Küpper, Andreas H. W., Zonoozi, Akram H., Haghi, Hosein, Lützgendorf, Nora, Mieske, Steffen, Frank, Matthias, Baumgardt, Holger and Kroupa, Pavel (2015). Dynamical Evolution of Outer-Halo Globular Clusters. Proceedings IAU Symposium, Unknown, Unknown. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/S1743921315009084

  • Lützgendorf, Nora, Kissler-Patig, Markus, Gebhardt, Karl, Baumgardt, Holger, Kruijssen, Diederik, Noyola, Eva, Neumayer, Nadine, De Zeeuw, Tim, Feldmeier-Krause, Anja, Van Der Helm, Edwin, Pelupessy, Inti and Zwart, Simon Portegies (2015). Intermediate-mass black holes in globular clusters: Observations and simulations-Update. International Astronomical Union 2015 General Assembly, Honolulu, HI, United States, 3–14 August, 2015. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/S1743921315010601

  • Lutzgendorf, Nora, Kissler-Patig, Markus, Gebhardt, Karl, Baumgardt, Holger, Kruijssen, Diederik, Noyola, Eva, Neumayer, Nadine, De Zeeuw, Tim, Feldmeier, Anja, Van Der Helm, Edwin, Pelupessy, Inti and Zwart, Simon Portegies (2014). Intermediate-mass black holes in globular clusters: observations and simulations. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/S1743921315007784

  • Lützgendorf, N., Kissler-Patig, M., Gebhardt, K., Baumgardt, H., Noyola, E., De Zeeuw, P. T., Neumayer, N., Jalali, B. and Feldmeier, A. (2013). Intermediate-mass black holes in globular clusters. 2012 Reading the Book of Globular Clusters with the Lens of Stellar Evolution, Monte Porzio Catone,, November 26 - 28, 2012. Societa Astronomica Italiana.

  • Baumgardt, Holger, Lockmann, Ulf and Kroupa, Pavel (2011). The initial mass function and formation history of stars in the galactic centre. Conference on the Galactic Center: A Window to the Nuclear Environment of Disk Galaxies, Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China, 19-23 October 2009. San Francisco, CA , United States: Astronomical Society of the Pacific.

  • Amaro-Seoane, P., Ribas, I., Löckmann, U. and Baumgardt, H. (2010). Interactions between a massive planet and a disc. Pathways Towards Habitable Planets, Barcelona, Spain, Sep 14-18, 2009. San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.: Astronomical Society of the Pacific.

  • Baumgardt, H (2009). Dissolution of globular clusters. FONDAP-ESO Conference. Globular Clusters: Guides to Galaxies, Concepción, Chile, 6-10 March 2006. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. 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. Meeting on Young Massive Star Clusters: Initial Conditions and Environments, Granada, Spain, 11-14 September 2007. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. 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. IAU Symposium 266. Star Clusters: Basic Galactic Building Blocks Throughout Time And Space, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 10-14 August 2009. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. 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. IAU Symposium 266. Star Clusters: Basic Galactic Building Blocks Throughout Time And Space, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 10-14 August 2009. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/S1743921309991499

  • Banerjee, Sambaran, Baumgardt, Holger and Kroupa, Pavel (2009). Stellar-mass black holes in star clusters: Implications for gravitational-wave radiation. IAU Symposium 266. Star Clusters: Basic Galactic Building Blocks Throughout Time And Space, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 10-14 August 2009. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. 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. IAU Symposium 258: The Ages of Stars, Baltimore, MD, U.S.A., 13-17 October 2008. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/S1743921309031913

  • Baumgardt, Holger, Gualandris, Alessia and Zwart, Simon Portegies (2006). Ejection of hyper-velocity stars by intermediate-mass black holes. Galactic Center Workshop 2006: From the Center of the Milky Way to Nearby Low-Luminosity Galactic Nuclei (GC'06), Bad Honnef, Cologne, Germany, 18-22 April 2006. Temple Way, Bristol, U.K.: Institute of Physics Publishing. doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/54/1/047

  • Baumgardt, H. (2006). Testing MOND with globular clusters. 21st IAP Colloquium: Mass Profiles and Shapes of Cosmological Structures (2005), Paris, France, 4-9 July 2005. Parc d'Activites de Courtaboeuf, Les Ulis, France: EDP Sciences. doi: 10.1051/eas:2006082

  • Baumgardt, Holger, Makino, Junichiro and Zwart, Simon Portegies (2005). Formation and evolution of massive black holes in star clusters. IAU XXVth General Assembly, Sydney, Australia, 13-26 July 2003. San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.: Astronomical Society of the Pacific.

  • Baumgardt, Holger and Kroupa, Pavel (2005). Globular cluster kinematics with Gaia. The Three Dimensional Universe with Gaia. Gaia ou l'Univers en 3D, Meudon, Paris, France, 4-7 October 2004. Noordwijk, Netherlands: ESTEC.

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

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

  • Baumgardt, H and Makino, J (2004). Intermediate mass black holes in star clusters. International Workshop on Stellar-Mass, International-Mass, and Supermassive Black Holes, Kyoto Japan, Oct 28-31, 2003. KYOTO: PROGRESS THEORETICAL PHYSICS PUBLICATION OFFICE.

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

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

  • Baumgardt, H (2003). Evolution of star clusters moving on elliptic orbits. 208th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, Tokyo Japan, Jul 10-13, 2001. SAN FRANCISCO: ASTRONOMICAL SOC PACIFIC.

  • Baumgardt, H (2003). The stellar mass-function of globular clusters. Conference on New Horizons in Globular Cluster Astronomy, Padua Italy, Jun 24-28, 2002. SAN FRANCISCO: ASTRONOMICAL SOC PACIFIC.

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

  • Baumgardt, H (2002). Halo enrichment by disrupted globular clusters. Workshop on Modes of Star Formation and the Origin of Field Populations, Heidelberg Germany, Oct 09-13, 2000. SAN FRANCISCO: ASTRONOMICAL SOC PACIFIC.

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

  • Baumgardt, H (2001). Lifetimes of star clusters and dynamical relaxation. Conference on Dynamics of Star Clusters and the Milky Way, Heidelberg Germany, Mar 20-24, 2000. SAN FRANCISCO: ASTRONOMICAL SOC PACIFIC.

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

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

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision