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Theoretical Cosmology Research Group of the GALPAC Team

Group Members


Thomas Buchert (PR, Head of Group, CRAL)
- coordination of group activities
Martin J. France (External Collaborator: Scientific Calculus Service, CRAL)
- robust image analysis - Minkowski Functionals


Frank Steiner (PR, CRAL)
- CMB and non-trivial topologies
Boudewijn F. Roukema (PR, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland)
- backreaction and observational relations


Jan J. Ostrowski (Postdoc, CRAL, LIO)
- scale-dependent relations to Dark Energy and Dark Matter

Closely collaborating Postdocs:

Alexander Wiegand (Postdoc, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, U.S.A.)
- multi-scale models, structure formation, Minkowski Functionals


Pierre Mourier (PhD student, CRAL)
- structure formation, foliation problem, gravitational entropies

Closely Collaborating Students:

Léo Brunswic (PhD student, Mathematics Dept., University of Avignon, France)
- geometrical and topological problems in theories of gravitation


Marc Geiller (M1 student, CRAL)
- stationary effective models
Charly Nayet (M2 student and PhD student, CRAL)
- exact solutions and generic evolution models
Mickaël Rigault (M2 student, CRAL)
- statistical measurements of backreaction
Xavier Roy (M2 student and PhD student, CRAL)
- scalar field models, backreaction, stability, foliation problem
Nathaniel Obadia (AGPR, ENS Lyon)
- inhomogeneous inflation and other scalar field models
Selim Touati (M1 student, CRAL)
- average properties of silent universe models
Léo Brunswic (M2 student, CRAL)
- geometrical and topological problems in theories of gravitation
Alexandre Alles (M2 student and PhD student, CRAL)
- relativistic Lagrangian perturbation theory
Matthias Ostermann (Master student and Ph.D. student, Munich, Germany)
- relativistic Lagrangian perturbation theory
Fosca Al Roumi (M2 student and PhD student, CRAL)
- structure formation, gravitational waves and gravitomagnetism
Paul Godart (M1 student, CRAL)
- effective scalar fields for Dark Matter
Pierre Mourier (M2 student, ENS Paris, CRAL)
- structure formation, gravitational entropies



Current Collaborators

Last Update: January 31, 2017

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