IFT Group

IFT Group

Torsten Enßlin
Head of the IFT group
Private Lecturer at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Current members


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Natalia Porqueres
Physics PhD-topic:
Large-scale structure reconstruction (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Sebastian Hutschreuter

Physics master-topic:
Primordial magnetism (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Reimar Leike
Physics master-topic:
Operator formalism in information field theory (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Physics PhD-topic: Information field dynamics
Theo Steininger
Physics PhD-topic:
Galactic tomography (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Daniel Pumpe
Physics diploma-thesis:
Information field theory for gravitational wave analysis (2014, Technische Universität München)
Physics PhD-topic: Photon imaging (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Former members

Vanessa Böhm
Physics PhD-topic:
Gravitational lensing of the Cosmic Micowave Background (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Mahsa Ghaempanah
Physics PhD-topic:
Information field theory for INTEGRAL gamma ray data (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Fabrizia Guglielmetti

Bayesian radio astronomy (DFG Research Unit 1254: Magnetisation of Interstellar and Intergalactic Media - The Prospects of Low-Frequency Radio Observations)
Martin Dupont

Physics master topic: Information field dynamics
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Felix Wichmann
Physics master topic: Advanced aperture synthesis
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Matevž Šraml
Physics master topic: Gamma ray astronomy (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Maximilian Kurthen

Physics bachelor topic:
Discrete spherical harmonics (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Maksim Greiner
Physics master thesis: The Galactic free electron density -- a Bayesian reconstruction (2013, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Physics PhD thesis: Signal Inference in Radio Astronomy (2016, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Fotis Megas
Physics Bachelor-thesis:
Distinguishing Gravitational Wave Signals by Teir Correlation Structures (2016, Technische Universität München)
Sebastian Dorn
Physics master topic: Non-Gaussianity in the Cosmic Microwave Background (2013, Technische Universität München)
Physics PhD-thesis: Bayesian Inference of Early-Universe Signals (2016, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Valentina Vacca
Post-Doc in radio astronomy (DFG Research Unit 1254: Magnetisation of Interstellar and Intergalactic Media - The Prospects of Low-Frequency Radio Observations)
David Butler
Physics master-thesis:
Resolving polarised emission in radio interferometry (2016, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Philipp Frank
Physics bachelor-thesis:
Self Organizing Maps and Bayesian Inference in cosmology (2015, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Gasper Senk
Physics master-thesis:
Detecting Cosmic Ray artifacts in astronomical images (2014, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Marco Selig
Physics diploma-thesis:
Information theory based high energy photon imaging (2011, Technische Universität München)
Physics PhD thesis: Information field theory for gamma ray astronomy (2015, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Christian Münch
Mathematics master-thesis: Mathematical foundation of Information Field Dynamics (2014, Technische Universität München)
Henrik Junklewitz
Physics diploma-thesis
: Imprint of magnetic power and helicity spectra on synchrotron polarization statistics (2010, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Physics PhD-topic: Radio astronomy and information field theory (2014, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Niels Oppermann
Physics PhD-thesis: Signal inference in Galactic astrophysics (2013, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Lars Winderling
Physics diploma-thesis: On the Theory of Calibration (2012, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Helin Weingartner
Physics diploma-thesis: Statistische Modellierung und Rekonstruktion von diffuser Röntgenstrahlung von Galaxienhaufen (2011, Technische Universität München)
Maximilian Uhlig
Physics diploma-thesis:
Cosmic ray driven Winds in Galaxies (2011, Technische Universität München)
Maximilian Ullher
Physics batchelor thesis:
Eine Faradaykarte der Milchstraße unter Annahme approximativer Symmetrien (2011, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Michael Bell
in radio astronomy (DFG Research Unit 1254: Magnetisation of Interstellar and Intergalactic Media - The Prospects of Low-Frequency Radio Observations)
Jens Jasche
Physics diploma-thesis:
On the coupling between cosmic rays and primordial gas (2006, Leibniz Universität Hannover)
Physics PhD-topic: Bayesian methods for analyzing the large-scale structure of the Universe (2010, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Mona Frommert
Physics PhD-topic: Temperature and Polarization Studies of the Cosmic Microwave Background (2010, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Cornelius Weig
Physics diploma-thesis: Information Field Theory applied to a spatially distorted log-normal field with Poissonian noise (2010, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Petr Kuchar
Physics diploma-thesis: Characteristics of magnetic fields in galaxy clusters from Faraday rotation data:
REALMAF and its use on Hydra A
(2009, Technische Universität München)
André Waelkens
Physics PhD-topic: Studying magnetic turbulence with radio polarimetry (2009, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Physics diploma-thesis: Models of Polarised Synchrotron Emission as a CMB Foreground (2005, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Herbert Kaiser
Diploma-topic: Cosmic rays and primordial chemistry (2009, Universität Konstanz)
Francisco-Shu Kitaura
Physics PhD-thesis: Cosmic Cartography: Bayesian Reconstruction of the Cosmological Large-Scale Structure with ARGO, an Algorithm for the Reconstruction of Galaxy-traced Over-densities (2007, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Gordana Stojceska
Computer science master-thesis: Statistical Sampling in Multidimensional Parameter Spaces: Algorithms and Applications (2006, Technische Universität München)
Ilya Saverchenko
Computer science master-thesis:
Interacting Galaxies: Matching Simulations to Observations (2006, Technische Universität München)
Christoph Pfrommer
Physics PhD-thesis
: On the role of cosmic rays in clusters of galaxies (2005, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Corina Vogt
Physics PhD-thesis: Investigations of Faraday Rotation Maps of Extended Radio Sources in order to determine Cluster Magnetic Field Properties (2004, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

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