Liverpool Skyline

Astrophysics Research Institute

Dr Andreea Font

Dr Andreea Font

Telephone: 0151 231 2927

website
twitter
LinkedIn
google Scholar

Biography

Computational astrophysicist.

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

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

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 >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

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 >Public 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 >Public 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 >Public 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

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 >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 >Public 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

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 >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 >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 >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

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 >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

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

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

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

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 >Link

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

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

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

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 >Link

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. 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. Phase-space distributions of chemical abundances in Milky Way-type Galaxy halos ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 646 :886-898 >DOI >Link

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 >Link

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. 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. Phase-space distributions of chemical abundances in Milky Way-type Galaxy halos ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 646 :886-898 >DOI >Link

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 >Link

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 >Link

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 >Link

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

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

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

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

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, 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 >Link

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 >Link

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, 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 >Link

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 >Link

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 >Link >Public 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 >Link >Public Url

Engagement & Impact

Fellowships:

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