I am an Associate Professor at the Institute for Radioastronomy and Astrophysics (IRyA) of UNAM Morelia. I was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins University, working with Jennifer Lotz on galaxy morphology and mergers. I completed my PhD in Astronomy & Astrophysics at Harvard University in 2016, under the supervision of Lars Hernquist.

A list of my refereed publications can be found here.

My CV can be found here.

Research interests

  • Cosmological simulations
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Galaxy formation and evolution
  • Galaxy mergers and interactions
  • Galaxy morphology
  • Kinematics
  • Stellar halos


Vicente Rodriguez-Gomez
Instituto de Radioastronomía y Astrofísica
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Apdo. Postal 72-3
58089 Morelia, México
(v.rodriguez //at\\ irya.unam.mx)

Last updated: November 30, 2018 Background image: Greg Snyder & the Illustris Collaboration