Lamperti, Isabella

Ultra Luminous Infrared Galaxies (ULIRGs)

I am a postdoc in the Astrophysics group at CAB since December 2020. I obtained my PhD at University College in London (UCL) in 2020 under the supervision of Prof. Amélie Saintonge and Dr. Ilse de Looze. My PhD work focused on the dust and molecular gas properties of nearby galaxies. During my PhD, I spent one year at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) headquarters in Germany, investigating the far-infrared properties on a sample of high-redshift active galactic nuclei (AGN) under the supervision of Dr. Vincenzo Mainieri and Dr. Chris Harrison.

My field of research is galaxy evolution, with a special interest in the properties of dust and gas in the interstellar medium and their relation with global galaxy properties. I am also interested in the relation between AGN activity and the host galaxy, in particular in the effect of AGN outflows on star-formation. I am currently working with Dr. Miguel Pereira-Santaella on the study of the molecular outflow properties of nearby Ultra Luminous Infrared Galaxies (ULIRGs), investigating the mechanisms responsible for the outflows.

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Keywords Galaxies, active galactic nuclei, star-formation, ULIRGs, ISM