Katharina Immer

A detailed version of the curriculum vitae can be found here.


Education

Since October 2014

Postdoctoral Fellow at the European Southern Observatory, Garching, Germany

December 2013 - September 2014

Postdoc position at the Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie, Bonn, Germany

January 2010 - November 2013

Dissertation project "Multi-Wavelength Observations of the High-Mass Star Forming Complexes W33 and DR 21" under supervision of Prof. Dr. Karl M. Menten at the Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie, Bonn, Germany

September 2010 - September 2011

Predoctoral fellowship at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA under supervision of Dr. Mark Reid

November 2009

Diplom in Physics at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany (Thesis title: "Multi-Wavelength Studies of Massive Star Formation in the Galactic Centre Region")

Oktober 2004 - November 2009

Studies at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany in physics (major) and astronomy (minor)

1997 - 2004

High School (Christian-Wirth-Gymnasium, Usingen, Germany)


List of Publications

Refereed

2013

Immer, K., Reid, M. J., Menten, K. M., Brunthaler, A., Dame, T. M. "Trigonometric Parallaxes of Massive Star Forming Regions: G012.88+0.48 and W33", A&A, 553, A117

2012

Immer, K., Menten, K. M., Schuller, F., Lis, D. C. "A multi-wavelength view of the Galactic center dust ridge reveals little star formation", A&A, 548, A120

Immer, K., Schuller, F., Omont, A., Menten, K. M. "Recent star formation in the inner Galactic Bulge seen by ISOGAL II - The Central Molecular Zone", A&A, 537, A121

2011

Immer, K., Brunthaler, A., Reid, M. J., Bartkiewicz, A., Choi, Y. K., Menten, K. M., Moscadelli, L., Sanna, A., Wu, Y. W., Xu, Y., Zhang, B., Zheng, X. W. "The VLBA Calibrator Search for the BeSSeL Survey", ApJS 194, 25

Brunthaler, A., Reid, M. J., Menten, K. M., Zheng, X.-W., Bartkiewicz, A., Choi, Y. K., Dame, T., Hachisuka, K., Immer, K., Moellenbrock, G., Moscadelli, L., Rygl, K. L. J., Sanna, A., Sato, M., Wu, Y., Xu, Y., Zhang, B. "The Bar and Spiral Structure Legacy (BeSSeL) survey: Mapping the Milky Way with VLBI astrometry", AN 332, 461


Submitted

2011

Immer, K., Cyganowski, C., Reid, M. J., Menten, K. M. "The cometary HII regions of DR21: Bow shocks or champagne flows or both?", A&A, subm.


Conference Contributions

2013

Protostars and Planets VI, Heidelberg, Germany, Contribution: Poster (Immer, K., Galvan-Madrid, R., Menten, K. M. "Chemical diversity in W33")

"High-Mass Star Formation, From Large to Small Scales in the Era of Herschel & ALMA", Leiden, Netherlands, Contribution: Talk ("Chemical evolution in W33")

2012

Young European Radio Astronomy Conference, Pushchino, Russia, Contribution: Talk ("The massive star forming complex W33 – Closer than expected? Trigonometric parallax observations of water masers")

Science with the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment, Ringberg, Germany, Contribution: Poster: (Immer, K., Menten, K. M., Schuller, F. "The Dust Ridge – A large mass reservoir with little star formation close to the Galactic Center")

IAU Symposium 287: "Cosmic masers - from OH to H0", Stellenbosch, South Africa, Contribution: Poster (Immer, K., Reid, M. J., Menten, K. M. "Relative Parallaxes in the Massive Star Forming Region W33"); Proceedings: Immer, K., Reid, M. J., & Menten, K. M., "Relative parallaxes in the massive star forming region W33", IAU Symposium 287, 413

2012

MW2011: "The Milky Way In The Herschel Era: Towards A Galaxy-Scale View Of The Star Formation Life-Cycle", Rome, Italy, Contribution: Poster (Immer, K., Schuller, F., Omont, A., Menten, K. M. "An average star formation rate for the Central Molecular Zone")

IAU Symposium 280: "The Molecular Universe", Toledo, Spain, Contribution: Poster (Immer, K., Schuller, F., Menten, K. M. "Spitzer Spectroscopy of Young Stellar Object Candidates in the Central Molecular Zone")