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Daniel Lenz

Education
  • BSc Physics, University of Bonn (2011)
  • MSc Astrophysics, University of Bonn (2013)
  • PhD Astrophysics, University of Bonn (2016)

Research Interests
  • Cosmology
  • Cosmic background radiation (CMB, CIB)
  • Milky Way evolution
  • Galactic HI
  • Machine learning, data analysis techniques, advanced statistics

Professional Experience
  • Research assistant, University of Bonn (2013 - 2016)
  • Postdoctoral research fellow, NASA JPL/Caltech (2016 - present)

Selected Awards
  • Scholarship for academic excellence, University of Bonn (2012)
  • Honors branch of the Bonn-Cologne Graduate School (2013)

Selected Publications
  1. Röhser, T., Kerp, J., Lenz, D., Winkel, B., “An all-sky census of Galactic high- latitude molecular intermediate-velocity clouds”. ArXiv e-prints, 1609.06540 (2016).
  2. Winkel, B., Lenz, D., Flöer, L., “Cygrid: A fast Cython-powered convolution- based gridding module for Python”. A&A 591, A12 (2016).
  3. Kalberla, P. M. W., Kerp, J., Haud, U., Winkel, B., Ben Bekhti, N., Flöer, L., Lenz, D., “Cold Milky Way HI Gas in Filaments”. ApJ 821, 117 (2016).
  4. Kerp, J., Lenz, D., Röhser, T., “Star formation in a diffuse high-altitude cloud?”. A&A 589, A123 (2016).
  5. Kerp, J., Kalberla, P. M. W., Ben Bekhti, N., Flöer, L., Lenz, D., Winkel, B., “A survey of HI gas toward the Andromeda galaxy”. A&A 589, A120 (2016).
  6. Lenz, D., Flöer, L., Kerp, J., “Dust in a compact, cold, high-velocity cloud: A new approach to removing foreground emission”. A&A 586, A121 (2016).
  7. Winkel, B., Kerp, J., Flöer, L., Kalberla, P. M. W., Ben Bekhti, N., Keller, R., Lenz, D., “The Effelsberg-Bonn H i Survey: Milky Way gas. First data release”. A&A 585, A41 (2016).
  8. Lenz, D., Kerp, J., Flöer, L., Winkel, B., Boulanger, F., Lagache, G., “Far-infrared excess emission as a tracer of disk-halo interaction”. In: A&A 573, A83 (2015).
  9. The Astropy Collaboration et al., "The Astropy Project: Building an inclusive, open-science project and status of the v2.0 core package", ArXiv e-prints, 1801.02634 (2018)
  10. Lenz, D., Hensley, B.S., Doré, O., "A New, Large-scale Map of Interstellar Reddening Derived from HI Emission", ApJ 846, 38 (2017)
  11. HI4PI Collaboration et al., "HI4PI: A full-sky HI survey based on EBHIS and GASS". A&A 594, A116 (2016)

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