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Dr Andreea Font

Dr Andreea Font

Telephone: 0151 231 2927

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Biography

I am a computational astrophysicist interested in the formation of the Milky Way galaxy.

Degrees

University of Victoria, Canada, Ph.D in Astronomy

Academic appointments

Senior lecturer, Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University, 2012 - present

Publications

Journal article

Hampton CV, Lugaro M, Papakonstantinou P, Isar PG, Nordström B, Özkan N, Aliotta M, Ćiprijanović A, Curtis S, Criscienzo MD, Hartogh JD, Font AS, Kankainen A, Kobayashi C, Lederer-Woods C, Niemczura E, Rauscher T, Spyrou A, Eck SV, Yavahchova M, Chantereau W, Mink SED, Kaiser E, Thielemann F-K, Travaglio C, Venkatesan A, Collet R. 2019. Women Scientists Who Made Nuclear Astrophysics Springer Proceedings in Physics, 2019 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

McCarthy IG, Bird S, Schaye J, Harnois-Deraps J, Font AS, van Waerbeke L. 2018. The BAHAMAS project: the CMB-large-scale structure tension and the roles of massive neutrinos and galaxy formation MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 476 :2999-3030 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Knebe A, Pearce FR, Gonzalez-Perez V, Thomas PA, Benson A, Asquith R, Blaizot J, Bower R, Carretero J, Castander FJ, Cattaneo A, Cora SA, Croton DJ, Cui W, Cunnama D, Devriendt JE, Elahi PJ, Font A, Fontanot F, Gargiulo ID, Helly J, Henriques B, Lee J, Mamon GA, Onions J, Padilla ND, Power C, Pujol A, Ruiz AN, Srisawat C, Stevens ARH, Tollet E, Vega-Martinez CA, Yi SK. 2018. Cosmic CARNage I: on the calibration of galaxy formation models MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 475 :2936-2954 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

De Rossi ME, Bower RG, Font AS, Schaye J, Theuns T. 2017. Galaxy metallicity scaling relations in the EAGLE simulations Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 472 :3354-3377 DOI Author Url Public Url

Mateu C, Cooper AP, Font AS, Aguilar L, Frenk C, Cole S, Wang W, McCarthy IG. 2017. Predictions for the detection of tidal streams with Gaia using great-circle methods MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 469 :721-743 DOI Author Url Public Url

Pujol A, Skibba RA, Gaztanaga E, Benson A, Blaizot J, Bower R, Carretero J, Castander FJ, Cattaneo A, Cora SA, Croton DJ, Cui W, Cunnama D, De Lucia G, Devriendt JE, Elahi PJ, Font A, Fontanot F, Garcia-Bellido J, Gargiulo ID, Gonzalez-Perez V, Helly J, Henriques BMB, Hirschmann M, Knebe A, Lee J, Mamon GA, Monaco P, Onions J, Padilla ND, Pearce FR, Power C, Somerville RS, Srisawat C, Thomas PA, Tollet E, Vega-Martinez CA, Yi SK. 2017. nIFTy cosmology: the clustering consistency of galaxy formation models MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 469 :749-762 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

De Rossi ME, Theuns T, Font AS, McCarthy IG. 2015. The evolution of galaxy metallicity scaling relations in cosmological hydrodynamical simulations MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 452 :486-501 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Bahé YM, McCarthy IG, Balogh ML, Font AS. 2013. Why does the environmental influence on group and cluster galaxies extend beyond the virial radius? Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 430 :3017-3031 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Starkenburg E, Helmi A, De Lucia G, Li YS, Navarro JF, Font AS, Frenk CS, Springel V, Vera-Ciro CA, White SDM. 2013. The satellites of the milky way-insights from semi-analytic modelling in a λCDM cosmology Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 429 :725-743 DOI Author Url

McCarthy IG, Font AS, Crain RA, Deason AJ, Schaye J, Theuns T. 2012. Global structure and kinematics of stellar haloes in cosmological hydrodynamic simulations Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 420 :2245-2262 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Font AS. 2012. Formation of Milky Way-type stellar haloes in a Lambda-CDM cosmology Reyle C, Robin A, Schultheis M. ASSEMBLING THE PUZZLE OF THE MILKY WAY, 19 DOI Author Url

Font AS, Benson AJ, Bower RG, Frenk CS, Cooper A, Delucia G, Helly JC, Helmi A, Li YS, McCarthy IG, Navarro JF, Springel V, Starkenburg E, Wang J, White SDM. 2011. The population of Milky Way satellites in the Λ cold dark matter cosmology Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 417 :1260-1279 DOI Author Url

Font AS, Mccarthy IG, Crain RA, Theuns T, Schaye J, Wiersma RPC, Vecchia CD. 2011. Cosmological simulations of the formation of the stellar haloes around disc galaxies Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 416 :2802-2820 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Deason AJ, Mccarthy IG, Font AS, Evans NW, Frenk CS, Belokurov V, Libeskind NI, Crain RA, Theuns T. 2011. Mismatch and misalignment: Dark haloes and satellites of disc galaxies Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 415 :2607-2625 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

McGee SL, Balogh ML, Bower RG, Font AS, McCarthy IG. 2009. The accretion of galaxies into groups and clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 400 :937-950 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Gilbert KM, Font AS, Johnston KV, Guhathakurta P. 2009. The dominance of metal-rich streams in stellar halos: A comparison between substructure in m31 and λcdm models Astrophysical Journal, 701 :776-786 DOI Author Url

Johnston KV, Bullock JS, Sharma S, Font A, Robertson BE, Leitner SN. 2008. TRACING GALAXY FORMATION WITH STELLAR HALOS. II. RELATING SUBSTRUCTURE IN PHASE AND ABUNDANCE SPACE TO ACCRETION HISTORIES ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 689 :936-957 DOI Author Url

Font AS, Bower RG, McCarthy IG, Benson AJ, Frenk CS, Helly JC, Lacey CG, Baugh CM, Cole S. 2008. The colours of satellite galaxies in groups and clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 389 :1619-1629 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Font AS, Johnston KV, Ferguson AMN, Bullock JS, Robertson BE, Tumlinson J, Guhathakurta P. 2008. The stellar content of galaxy halos: A comparison between ACDM models and observations of M31 Astrophysical Journal, 673 :215-225 DOI Author Url

McCarthy IG, Frenk CS, Font AS, Lacey CG, Bower RG, Mitchell NL, Balogh ML, Theuns T. 2008. Ram pressure stripping the hot gaseous haloes of galaxies in groups and clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 383 :593-605 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Font AS. 2007. The most metal-poor stars in the galaxy Emsellem E, Wozniak H, Massacrier G, Gonzalez JF, Devriendt J, Champavert N. CRAL-2006 CHEMODYNAMICS: FROM FIRST STARS TO LOCAL GALAXIES, 24 :209-214 DOI Author Url

Font AS, Johnston KV, Bullock JS, Robertson BE. 2006. Phase-space distributions of chemical abundances in Milky Way-type Galaxy halos Astrophysical Journal, 646 :886-898 DOI

Font AS, Johnston KV, Bullock JS, Robertson BE. 2006. Phase-space distributions of chemical abundances in Milky Way-type Galaxy halos ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 646 :886-898 DOI Author Url

Font AS, Johnston KV, Guhathakurta P, Majewski SR, Rich RM. 2006. Dynamics and stellar content of the giant southern stream in M31. II. Interpretation ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL, 131 :1436-1444 DOI Author Url

Font AS, Johnston KV, Bullock JS, Robertson BE. 2006. Chemical abundance distributions of galactic halos and their satellite systems in a ACDM universe Astrophysical Journal, 638 :585-595 DOI

Font AS, Johnston KV, Bullock JS, Robertson BE. 2006. Chemical abundance distributions of galactic halos and their satellite systems in a Lambda CDM Universe ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 638 :585-595 DOI Author Url

Robertson B, Bullock JS, Font AS, Johnston KV, Hernquist L. 2005. A cold dark matter, stellar feedback, and the galactic halo abundance pattern Astrophysical Journal, 632 :872-881 DOI

Robertson B, Bullock JS, Font AS, Johnston KV, Hernquist L. 2005. A cold dark matter, stellar feedback, and the galactic halo abundance pattern ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 632 :872-881 DOI Author Url

Font AS, Johnston KV, Bullock JS, Robertson B. 2005. Galactic chemical abundance distributions in a ACDM universe Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 1 :126-129 DOI

Font AS, Mccarthy IG, Johnstone D, Ballantyne DR. 2004. Photoevaporation of circumstellar disks around young stars Astrophysical Journal, 607 :890-903 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Johnstone D, Matsuyama I, McCarthy IG, Font AS. 2004. Destruction of stellar disks by photoevaporation GarciaSegura G, TenorioTagle G, Yorke JFH. GRAVITATIONAL COLLAPSE: FROM MASSIVE STARS TO PLANETS, 22 :38-41 Author Url

Stoica C, Font A. 2003. Global dynamics in the singular logarithmic potential Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General, 36 :7693-7714 DOI Author Url

Font AS, Navarro JF, Stadel J, Quinn T. 2001. Halo substructure and disk heating in a Λ cold dark matter universe Astrophysical Journal, 563 DOI

Font AS, Navarro JF, Stadel J, Quinn T. 2001. Halo substructure and disk heating in A Lambda cold dark matter universe ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 563 :L1-L4 DOI Author Url

Font AS, Mitchell GF, Sandell G. 2001. A submillimeter study of the star-forming region NGC 7129 Astrophysical Journal, 555 :950-960 DOI

Font AS, Mitchell GF, Sandell G. 2001. A submillimeter study of the star-forming region NGC 7129 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 555 :950-960 DOI Author Url

McCarthy IG, Schaye J, Font AS, Theuns T, Frenk CS, Crain RA, Vecchia CD. Rotation rates, sizes, and star formation efficiencies of a representative population of simulated disc galaxies Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc., 427 :379-392 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Knebe A, Pearce FR, Thomas PA, Benson A, Blaizot J, Bower RG, Carretero J, Castander FJ, Cattaneo A, Cora SA, Croton DJ, Cui W, Cunnama D, De Lucia G, Devriendt J, Elahi PJ, Font A, Fontanot F, Garcia-Bellido J, Gargiulo ID, Gonzalez-Perez V, Helly J, Henriques B, Hirschmann M, Lee J, Mamon GA, Monaco P, Onions J, Padilla ND, Power C, Pujol A, Skibba RA, Somerville RS, Srisawat C, Vega-Martinez CA, Yi SK. nIFTy Cosmology: Comparison of Galaxy Formation Models Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, DOI Author Url Public Url

Font AS, McCarthy IG, Brun AMCL, Crain RA, Kelvin LS. The diversity of assembly histories leading to disc galaxy formation in a LambdaCDM model DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Kukstas E, McCarthy IG, Baldry IK, Font AS. Environment from cross-correlations: connecting hot gas and the quenching of galaxies Author Url

Stafford SG, McCarthy IG, Crain RA, Salcido J, Schaye J, Font AS, Kwan J, Pfeifer S. The BAHAMAS project: Effects of a running scalar spectral index on large-scale structure Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Author Url

Rossi MED, Bower RG, Font AS, Schaye J, Theuns T. Evolution of the stellar metallicities of galaxies in the EAGLE simulations Author Url Public Url

Gilbert KM, Tollerud EJ, Anderson J, Beaton RL, Bell EF, Brooks A, Brown TM, Bullock J, Carlin JL, Collins M, Cooper A, Crnojevic D, Dalcanton J, Pino AD, D'Souza R, Escala I, Fardal M, Font A, Geha M, Guhathakurta P, Kirby E, Lewis GF, Marshall JL, Martin NF, McQuinn K, Monachesi A, Patel E, Peeples MS, Pillepich A, Quirk ACN, Rich RM, Sohn ST, Ting Y-S, Marel RPVD, Wetzel A, Williams BF, Wojno J. Astro2020 Science White Paper: Construction of an L* Galaxy: the Transformative Power of Wide Fields for Revealing the Past, Present and Future of the Great Andromeda System Author Url Public Url

Chapters

Font AS, Bullock JS, Johnston KV. 2006. Should chemical abundance distributions of satellites look like their stellar halos? Randich S, Pasquini L. :264-+ SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN DOI Author Url

Engagement & Impact

Fellowships:

Royal Society "Dorothy Hodgkin" Fellowship, University of Cambridge -> Liverpool John Moores University. 2009