Our main research areas are: the study of galaxy clusters (mass estimates, galaxy evolution ...), proto-clusters, gravitationally lensed sources and deep cosmological surveys in the far-infrared with Herschel, detection and characterization of galaxy clusters with Euclid, cosmology wth galaxy clusters and galaxy clustering.

The active members of the galaxy clusters and cosmology group at ESAC in 2018 are :



We are involved in several large international collaborations as :

from low-redshift to high redshift clusters as well as proto-clusters.

Former members: Miguel Sanchez-Portal (ESO), Irene Pintos-Castro (Univeristy of Toronto), Tim Rawle (ESA@STScI), Joana Santos

2017 ESAC trainee: Sophia Milanov

Lastest publications :


Contact point: Bruno Altieri