The Caterpillar Collaboration

The core Caterpillar collaboration is unique in that it consists of a blend of observers and simulators from a wide range of institutes and backgrounds all over the world.

Institutes

People

Dr. Brendan Griffen

Project Lead

dwarf galaxies, galaxy formation, globular clusters, galaxy morphology, reionization

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Prof. Anna Frebel

Co-PI, Faculty @ MIT

metal-poor stars, first stars and galaxies

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Prof. Brian O'Shea

Co-PI, Faculty @ MSU

first stars and galaxies, Pop III/II star formation

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Dr. Alex Ji

Hubble Fellow @ Carnegie Observatories

galaxy formation, first stars, dwarf galaxies, stellar astrophysics

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Dr. Facundo Gómez

Faculty @ Universidad de La Serena, Chile

stellar halo, galaxy formation, dwarf galaxies, Galactic assembly

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Dr. Greg Dooley

Former Graduate Student @ MIT

simulations, stellar streams, interacting dark matter, cosmology

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Kaley Brauer

Graduate Student @ MIT

Large Scale Structure, early universe, galaxy formation

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Prof. Mark Vogelsberger

Assistant Professor @ MIT

simulations, galaxy formation, interacting dark matter

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