Galaxy Clusters and Cosmology

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.

We are organizing the scientific workshop  "A multi-wavelength view of galaxy clusters: deriving masses in the era of wide-field surveys" on September 6-9, 2021


The First Spanish Meeting on Galaxy Clusters was held at ESAC on 7 & 8 November 2019

The active members of the galaxy clusters and cosmology group in 2021 are :





We are involved in several large international collaborations as :

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

Former members: Irene Pintos-Castro (Univeristy of Toronto), Joana Santos (2013), Miguel Sanchez-Portal (ESO, IRAM, 2017), Luca Conversi (ESRIN,2018), Maggie Lieu (University of  Nottintham, 2019), Ginebra Favole (EPFL, Lausane, 2019), Crispin Logan (ESA Research Fellow,2020)

ESAC trainees: Sophia Milanov (2017), Matej Kosiba (2018), Ditlev Frickmann (2020)


Lastest publications :


Contact point: Bruno Altieri