Senior Lecturer, Racah Institute of Physics,
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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My name is Nir Mandelker
I am currently a senior lecturer (equivalent to assistant professor) in the Racah Institute of Physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI). My main scientific collaborators are Profs. Peng Oh, Frank van den Bosch, Volker Springel, Daisuke Nagai, Pieter van Dokkum, and Avishai Dekel, who was my Ph.D. adviser.
To learn a bit more about my personal background, click here.
My research focuses on galaxy formation at its peak phase, during the first few billion years of cosmic history (at redshift z~2). I am interested in how these early galaxies acquire fresh gas from the intergalactic medium, and how hydrodynamic and gravitational instabilities help turn this gas into stars.
For more about my research, click here.
For my CV and publications list, click here.