Elena Lacchin

I’m a computational astrophysicist mainly working on hydrodynamic simulations of stellar clusters. I joined the DEMOBLACK group in April 2023 as a Postdoctoral fellow. My goal in the group is to model the formation of stellar clusters through hydrodynamic simulations, whose evolution will be then followed by N-Body simulations to investigate the formation of binary compact objects. Previously, I got a PhD at the University of Bologna under the supervision of Dr. Francesco Calura. In my PhD, I focused on the modellization of a physical environment for the formation of multiple stellar populations in globular clusters by means of 3D hydrodynamic simulations, exploiting the RAMSES code.
I also have experience with galactic chemical evolution, which I worked on during my master’s thesis at the University of Trieste, where I also obtained my bachelor’s degree.