Program schedule

Week 1

See the Conference program page


During Weeks 2-5, the program will host 1 or 2 talks per day, as well as discussion sessions. The list of talks will be updated shortly. All the talks will be held in the CCA 5th floor seminar room.  

Week 2 


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussions. Moderator: Greg Bryan
    • Mordecai Mac Low
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


  • 10:00-11:00: Computing orientation. 
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch

Note that the Flatiron Institute will close at 3pm on Tuesday for the 4th of July preparation.

Wednesday: 4th July, Flatiron closed. 


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion. Moderator: Rachel Somerville
    • Chris Hayward
    • Phil Hopkins
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


Week 3 


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion. Moderator: Julien Devriendt
    • Ena Choi
    • Jennifer Lotz
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion. Moderator: Laura Sales
    • Rachel Somerville
    • Julien Devriendt
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion. Moderator: Phil Hopkins
    • Stephanie Tonnesen
    • Andrea Ferrara
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion. Moderator: Stephanie Tonnesen
    • Lucia Armillotta
    • Laura Sales
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


Week 4


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion. Moderator: Amiel Sternberg
    • Yuan Li
    • Adrianne Slyz
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion. Moderator: Ena Choi
    • Miao Li
    • Daisuke Nagai
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion. Moderator: Adrianne Slyz
    • Shy Genel
    • Sasha Kaurov
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion.
    • Chang-Goo Kim
    • Andrea Pallotini
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


Week 5 


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion. Moderator: Romeel Dave
    • Chiara Mingarelli
    • Sandro Tacchella
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion. Moderator: Sasha Kaurov
    • Daniel Angles-Alcazar
    • Romain Teyssier
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion. Moderator: Andrea Ferrara
    • Yakov Faerman
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


  • 11:00-12:30: Seminar/discussion. Moderator: Lucia Armillotta
    • Greg Bryan
    • Romeel Dave
  • 12:30-1:30: Lunch


Week 6: Fellows Presentations. 

All talks will be held at the Math For America offices, 915 Broadway.


Monday: No seminar

Tuesday: No seminar


  • 9:30-9:50: Lydia Elias: Gas filaments feeding high-redshift halos: structure and the Lyman alpha emission
  • 9:55-10:15: Cassandra Lochhaas: Gas Properties in the Simulated Circumgalactic Medium
  • 10:20-10:40: Xinyu Li: The emergence of large scale magnetic field structure in disk galaxies
  • Break
  • 11:00-11:20: Josh Borrow: Inter-Lagrangian mass transfer in galaxy evolution
  • 11:25-11:45: Kareem El-Badry: The effects of radiation feedback in GMCs on galactic star formation rates and turbulence
  • 11:50-12:10: Aditi Vijayan: Properties of outflowing gas in TIGRESS


  • 9:30-9:50: Tyler Parsotan: Is AGN feedback needed to get galaxy sizes right?”
  • 9:55-10:15: Rachel Cochrane: Mocking ALMA observations of clumpy z~2-4 dusty star forming galaxies
  • 10:20-10:40: Xiaohan Wu: Simulated Properties of Reionization-Epoch Galaxies: Predictions for JWST and Other Next-Generation Facilities
  • Break
  • 11:00-11:20: T.K. Daisy Leung: The properties of molecular clouds of galaxies in the epoch of reionization
  • 11:25-11:45: Darryl Seligman: Dust in the wind: new instabilities in the interstellar medium
  • 11:50-12:10: Ulrich Steinwandel: Radiation Transfer in the boxes with dust


  • 9:30-9:50: Marius Ramsoy: The formation of disks at low and high redshift
  • 9:55-10:15: Claire Kopenhafer: Hunting BlueBRDs: Searching Illustris for Red Disks with Central Star Formation to Understand Galaxy Growth and Quenching
  • 10:20-10:40: Kartheik Iyer: Star formation variability in different simulations
  • Break
  • 11:00-11:20: Gohar Dashyan: AGN driven quenching of star formation in satellite galaxies
  • 11:25-11:45: Corey Brummel-Smith: Understanding the Nature of AGN Feedback: Confronting Numerical Models with Chandra Observations
  • Closing remarks


Group meetings

We will be hosting group meetings every Friday. The four different groups (as well as meeting venues and moderators) are listed below:

Group 1: Tyler Parsotan, Rachel Cochrane, Xiaohan Wu, Kartheik Iyer, Chris Hayward, Jen Lotz, Romeel Dave, Sandro Tacchella

Themes: Creating synthetic observations from simulations; extracting physical parameters from simulated images and spectra; galaxy size and structure

Meeting room: 4th floor conference room

Moderators: Chris Hayward (7/6, 7/20); Jen Lotz (7/13, 7/27)

Group 2: Ulrich Steinwandel, Darryl Seligman, Kareem El-Badry, Aditi Vijayan, Daisy Leung, Sasha Kaurov, Phil Hopkins, Eve Ostriker, Lucia Armillotta, Andrea Pallottini

Themes: ISM; star formation & stellar feedback; dust

Meeting room: 3rd floor classroom

Moderators: Mordecai MacLow (7/6, 7/20 (TBC)); Chang-goo Kim (7/13, 7/27)

Group 3: Gohar Dashyan, Corey Brummel-Smith, Claire Kopenhafer, Marius Ramsoy, Ena Choi, Yuan Li, Stephanie Tonnesen, Laura Sales

Themes: AGN feedback; quenching; formation of disks

Meeting room: 4th floor library

Moderator: Stephanie Tonnesen  

Group 4: Lydia Elias, Cassandra Lochhaas, Xinyu Li, Daniel Angles-Alcazar, Shy Genel, Greg Bryan, Romain Teyssier

Themes: IGM; CGM; gas flows

Meeting room: 6th floor library

Moderator: Shy Genel (7/6, 7/13, 7/20) Greg Bryan (7/27) Josh Borrow