Institute of Astronomy

- Sophie Koudmani


Office: Obs O15
Office Tel: (01223) 766669
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I am interested in galaxy formation theory, in particular numerical models of active galactic nuclei (AGN). Using the moving mesh code AREPO, I investigate different AGN models with a special focus on how AGN feedback might affect the evolution of dwarf galaxies.

Selected papers

Fast and energetic AGN-driven outflows in simulated dwarf galaxies; Sophie Koudmani, Debora Sijacki, Martin A. Bourne and Matthew C. Smith (2019, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society)


2017-present: PhD in Astronomy; supervisor: Dr Debora Sijacki (Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge)

2013-2017: MPhys Physics (New College, University of Oxford)

Awards and Prizes

2019: IoA Paul Murdin Prize 

2016: RAS Undergraduate Research Bursary

2016: New College Study Grant

2015-2017: New College Scholarship Prize

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