Please click on the links for my [CurriculumVitae] or a listing of my papers on [ads] [arXiv].

In pre-print

  • Salazar, Rozo, García, Kokron, Adhikari, Diemer & Osinga
    Dynamics-based halo model for large scale structure
  • Diemer, Behroozi & Mansfield
    Haunted haloes: tracking the ghosts of subhaloes lost by halo finders
    [ads] [arXiv]

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Osinga, Diemer, Villaescusa-Navarro, D’Onghia & Timbie
    Atomic hydrogen shows its true colours: Correlations between HI and galaxy colour in simulations
    [ads] [arXiv] [2024 MNRAS 531, 450]
  2. Stevens, Brown, Diemer, Pillepich, Hernquist, Nelson & 12 co-authors
    VERTICO and IllustrisTNG: The spatially resolved effects of environment on galactic gas
    [ads] [arXiv] [2023 ApJL 957, L19]
  3. Gebek, Baes, Diemer, de Blok, Nelson, Kapoor, Camps, Rabyang & Leeuw
    The atomic-to-molecular hydrogen transition in the TNG50 simulation: Using realistic UV fields to create spatially resolved HI maps
    [ads] [arXiv] [2023 MNRAS 521, 5645]
  4. Shin & Diemer
    What sets the splashback radius of dark matter haloes: accretion history or other properties?
    [ads] [arXiv] [2023 MNRAS 521, 5570]
  5. Garcia, Salazar, Rozo, Adhikari, Aung, Diemer, Nagai & Wolfe
    A better way to define dark matter haloes
    [ads] [arXiv] [2023 MNRAS 521, 2464]
  6. Cannarozzo, Leauthaud, Oyarzún, Nipoti, Diemer, Huang, Rodriguez-Gomez, Sonnenfeld & Bundy
    The Contribution of In-situ and Ex-situ Star Formation in Early-Type Galaxies: MaNGA versus IllustrisTNG
    [ads] [arXiv] [2023 MNRAS 520, 5651]
  7. Diemer
    A dynamics-based density profile for dark haloes – II. Fitting function
    [ads] [arXiv] [2023 MNRAS 519, 3292]
  8. Semenov, Kravtsov & Diemer
    Entropy-Conserving Scheme for Modeling Nonthermal Energies in Fluid Dynamics Simulations
    [ads] [arXiv] [2022 ApJS 261, 16]
  9. Park, Tacchella, Nelson, Hernquist, Weinberger, Diemer, Nelson, Pillepich, Marinacci & Vogelsberger
    On the formation of massive quiescent galaxies with diverse morphologies in the TNG50 simulation
    [ads] [arXiv] [2022 MNRAS 515, 213]
  10. Xhakaj, Leauthaud, Lange, Hearin, Diemer & Dalal
    Beyond Mass: Detecting Secondary Halo Properties with Galaxy-Galaxy Lensing
    [ads] [arXiv] [2022 MNRAS 514, 2876]
  11. Diemer
    A dynamics-based density profile for dark haloes – I. Algorithm and basic results
    [ads] [arXiv] [2022 MNRAS 513, 573]
  12. O’Neil, Borrow, Vogelsberger & Diemer
    The impact of galaxy selection on the splashback boundaries of galaxy clusters
    [ads] [arXiv] [2022 MNRAS 513, 835]
  13. Shi, Peng, Diemer, Stevens, Pillepich, Renzini & 12 co-authors
    Cold Gas in Massive Galaxies as A Critical Test of Black Hole Feedback Models
    [ads] [arXiv] [2022 ApJ 927, 189]
  14. Brown, Wilson, Zabel, Davis, Boselli & 31 co-authors
    VERTICO: The Virgo Environment Traced In CO Survey
    [ads] [arXiv] [2021 ApJS 257, 21]
  15. Nelson, Tacchella, Diemer, Leja, Hernquist & 19 co-authors
    Spatially Resolved Star Formation and Inside-out Quenching in the TNG50 Simulation and 3D-HST Observations
    [ads] [arXiv] [2021 MNRAS 508, 219]
  16. Murray, Diemer, Chen, Neuhold, Schnapp, Peruzzi, Blevins & Engelman
    TheHaloMod: An online calculator for the halo model
    [ads] [arXiv] [2021 A&C 36, 100487]
  17. O’Neil, Barnes, Vogelsberger & Diemer
    The splashback boundary of haloes in hydrodynamic simulations
    [ads] [arXiv] [2021 MNRAS 504, 4649]
  18. Stevens, Lagos, Cortese, Catinella, Diemer, Nelson, Pillepich, Hernquist, Marinacci & Vogelsberger
    Molecular hydrogen in IllustrisTNG galaxies: carefully comparing signatures of environment with local CO & SFR data
    [ads] [arXiv] [2021 MNRAS 502, 3158]
  19. Diemer
    Flybys, orbits, splashback: subhalos and the importance of the halo boundary
    [ads] [arXiv] [2021 ApJ 909, 112]
  20. Millard, Diemer, Eales, Gomez, Beeston & Smith
    IllustrisTNG and S2COSMOS: possible conflicts in the evolution of neutral gas and dust
    [ads] [arXiv] [2021 MNRAS 500, 871]
  21. Ardila, Huang, Leauthaud, Diemer, Pillepich & 9 co-authors
    Stellar and Weak Lensing Profiles of Massive Galaxies in the Hyper-Suprime Cam Survey and in Hydrodynamic Simulations
    [ads] [arXiv] [2021 MNRAS 500, 432]
  22. Xhakaj, Diemer, Leauthaud, Wasserman, Huang, Luo, Adhikari & Singh
    How Accurately Can We Detect the Splashback Radius of Dark Matter Halos and its Correlation With Accretion Rate?
    [ads] [arXiv] [2020 MNRAS 499, 3534]
  23. Diemer
    The splashback radius of halos from particle dynamics: III. Halo catalogs, merger trees, and host-subhalo relations
    [ads] [arXiv] [2020 ApJS 251, 17]
  24. Diemer
    Universal at last? The splashback mass function of dark matter halos
    [ads] [arXiv] [2020 ApJ 903, 87]
  25. Iyer, Tacchella, Genel, Hayward, Hernquist, Brooks, Caplar, Davé, Diemer & 4 co-authors
    The Diversity and Variability of Star Formation Histories in Models of Galaxy Evolution
    [ads] [arXiv] [2020 MNRAS 498, 430]
  26. Brown, McCarthy, Diemer, Font, Stafford & Pfeifer
    Connecting the structure of dark matter haloes to the primordial power spectrum
    [ads] [arXiv] [2020 MNRAS 495, 4994]
  27. Klitsch, Peroux, Zwaan, Smail, Nelson, Popping, Chen, Diemer, Ivison & 6 co-authors
    ALMACAL VI: Molecular gas mass density across cosmic time via a blind search for intervening molecular absorbers
    [ads] [arXiv] [2019 MNRAS 490, 1220]
  28. Popping, Pillepich, Somerville, Decarli, Walter & 26 co-authors
    The ALMA Spectroscopic Survey in the HUDF: the molecular gas content of galaxies and tensions with IllustrisTNG and the Santa Cruz SAM
    [ads] [arXiv] [2019 ApJ 882, 137]
  29. Stevens, Diemer, Lagos, Nelson, Obreschkow, Wang & Marinacci
    Origin of the galaxy HI size-mass relation
    [ads] [arXiv] [2019 MNRAS 490, 96]
  30. Tacchella, Diemer, Hernquist, Genel & 7 co-authors
    Morphology and star formation in IllustrisTNG: the buildup of spheroids and discs
    [ads] [arXiv] [2019 MNRAS 487, 5416]
  31. Diemer, Stevens, Lagos, Calette, Tacchella, Hernquist, Marinacci, Nelson & 4 co-authors
    Atomic and molecular gas in IllustrisTNG galaxies at low redshift
    [ads] [arXiv] [2019 MNRAS 487, 1529]
  32. Nelson, Springel, Pillepich, Rodriguez-Gomez, Torrey, Genel, Vogelsberger & 7 co-authors
    The IllustrisTNG simulations: public data release
    [ads] [arXiv] [2019 Comp. Ast. 6:2]
  33. Stevens, Diemer, Lagos, Nelson, Pillepich, Brown, Catinella, Hernquist, Weinberger, Vogelsberger & Marinacci
    Atomic hydrogen in IllustrisTNG galaxies: the impact of environment parallelled with local 21-cm surveys
    [ads] [arXiv] [2019 MNRAS 483, 5334]
  34. Diemer & Joyce
    An accurate physical model for halo concentrations
    [ads] [arXiv] [2019 ApJ 871, 168]
  35. Diemer
    COLOSSUS: A python toolkit for cosmology, large-scale structure, and dark matter halos
    [ads] [arXiv] [2018 ApJS 239, 35]
  36. Diemer, Stevens, Forbes, Marinacci, Hernquist, Lagos, Sternberg & 6 co-authors
    Modeling the atomic-to-molecular transition in cosmological simulations of galaxy formation
    [ads] [arXiv] [2018 ApJS 238, 33]
  37. Villaescusa-Navarro, Genel, Castorina, Obuljen, Spergel, Hernquist & 8 co-authors
    Ingredients for 21cm intensity mapping
    [ads] [arXiv] [2018 ApJ 866, 135]
  38. Hearin, Campbell, Tollerud, Behroozi, Diemer & 9 co-authors
    Forward modeling of large-scale structure: An open-source approach with Halotools
    [ads] [arXiv] [2017 AJ 154, 190]
  39. Villareal, Zentner, Mao, Purcell, van den Bosch, Diemer, Lange, Wang & Campbell
    The Immitigable Nature of Assembly Bias: The Impact of Halo Definition on Assembly Bias
    [ads] [arXiv] [2017 MNRAS 472, 1088]
  40. Diemer, Mansfield, Kravtsov & More
    The splashback radius of halos from particle dynamics. II. Dependence on mass, accretion rate, redshift, and cosmology
    [ads] [arXiv] [2017 ApJ 843, 140]
  41. Diemer
    The splashback radius of halos from particle dynamics. I. The SPARTA algorithm
    [ads] [arXiv] [2017 ApJS 231, 5]
  42. Mansfield, Kravtsov & Diemer
    Splashback shells of cold dark matter halos
    [ads] [arXiv] [2017 ApJ 841, 34]
  43. Shankar, Sonnenfeld, Mamon & eight co-authors
    Revisiting the bulge-halo conspiracy I: Dependence on galaxy properties and halo mass
    [ads] [arXiv] [2017 ApJ 840, 34]
  44. Diemer & Facio
    The Fabric of the Universe: Exploring the cosmic web in 3D prints and woven textiles
    [ads] [arXiv] [2017 PASP 129, 975]
  45. Diemer, Sparre, Abramson & Torrey
    Log-normal star formation histories in simulated and observed galaxies
    [ads] [arXiv] [2017 ApJ 839, 26]
  46. Umetsu & Diemer
    Lensing constraints on the mass profile shape and splashback radius of galaxy clusters
    [ads] [arXiv] [2017 ApJ 836, 231]
  47. More, Miyatake, Takada, Diemer, Kravtsov, Dalal, More, Murata, Mandelbaum, Rozo, Rykoff, Oguri & Spergel
    Detection of the splashback radius and halo assembly bias of massive galaxy clusters
    [ads] [arXiv] [2016 ApJ 825, 39]
  48. Lin, Mandelbaum, Huang, Huang, Dalal, Diemer, Jian & Kravtsov
    On detecting halo assembly bias with galaxy populations
    [ads] [arXiv] [2016 ApJ 819, 119]
  49. More, Diemer & Kravtsov
    The splashback radius as a physical halo boundary and the growth of halo mass
    [ads] [arXiv] [2015 ApJ 810, 36]
  50. Diemer & Kravtsov
    A universal model for halo concentrations
    [ads] [arXiv] [2015 ApJ 799, 108]
  51. Long, Jordan, van Rossum, Diemer, Graziani, Kessler, Meyer, Rich & Lamb
    Three-dimensional simulations of pure deflagration models for thermonuclear Supernovae
    [ads] [arXiv] [2014 ApJ 789, 103]
  52. Diemer & Kravtsov
    Dependence of the outer density profile of halos on their mass accretion rate
    [ads] [arXiv] [2014 ApJ 789, 1]
  53. Diemer, Kravtsov & More
    On the evolution of cluster scaling relations
    [ads] [arXiv] [2013 ApJ 779, 159]
  54. Diemer, Kessler, Graziani, Jordan, Lamb, Long & van Rossum
    Comparing the light curves of simulated Type Ia Supernovae with observations using data-driven models
    [ads] [arXiv] [2013 ApJ 773, 119]
  55. Diemer, More & Kravtsov
    The pseudo-evolution of halo mass
    [ads] [arXiv] [2013 ApJ 766, 25]

Other publications

  1. Cannarozzo, Nipoti, Sonnenfeld, Leauthaud, Huang, Diemer & Oyarzun
    The merger-driven evolution of massive early-type galaxies
    [ads] [arXiv] [Proceedings of the IAU (2021)]
  2. Gu, Conroy, Diemer, Hernquist, Marinacci, Nelson, Pakmor, Pillepich & Vogelsberger
    Coordinated Assembly of Galaxy Groups and Clusters in the IllustrisTNG Simulations
    [ads] [arXiv]
  3. Neyrinck, Elul, Silver, Mallouh, Aragón-Calvo, Banducci, Bloyd, Boodhoo, Diemer & 15 co-authors
    Exploring Connections Between Cosmos & Mind Through Six Interactive Art Installations in “As Above As Below”
    [ads] [arXiv] [SciArt Magazine, Feb 2020]
  4. Xhakaj, Leauthaud, Diemer & Behroozi
    Differences in Halo Mass Accretion Rate Definitions between SPARTA and Consistent Trees
    [ads] [pdf]
  5. Fabbiano, Elvis et al.
    Increasing the Discovery Space in Astrophysics – A Collation of Six Submitted White Papers
    [ads] [arXiv]
  6. Diemer
    On the (non-)universality of halo density profiles
    PhD Thesis, University of Chicago, August 2015
    [ads] [pdf]

Invited Talks and Seminars

  • Geophysical and astrophysical fluid dynamics seminar, UC Santa Cruz (remote), 12/01/2023
  • Colloquium, Yale University, 10/26/2023
  • ICRAR/UWA Seminar, University of Western Australia (remote), 04/06/2023
  • CCAPP Seminar, Ohio State, 01/24/2023
  • Cluster Cosmology Group Seminar, MPE Munich, 07/20/2022
  • Mitchell Institute Seminar, Texas A&M University, 04/25/2022
  • Particle Physics Seminar, Brookhaven National Lab (remote), 02/17/2022
  • Cluster Group Seminar, University of Michigan (remote), 02/02/2022
  • Cosmology Seminar, Oxford University (remote), 02/01/2022
  • Colloquium, IRyA-UNAM Morelia, Mexico (remote), 11/06/2020
  • Astrophysics Seminar, Cardiff University (remote), 10/14/2020
  • Galaxy Crawl, University of Arizona (remote), 06/09/2020
  • Cosmology Seminar, MPA Munich, 09/24/2019
  • Cosmology & Extragalactic Seminar, University College London, UK, 09/11/2019
  • Simulation Lunch, Oxford University, UK, 09/09/2019
  • Group Seminar, LPNHE/Sorbonne, Paris, 06/04/2019
  • Lunch Seminar, Argonne National Lab, 05/07/2019
  • Physics Colloquium, University of Arizona, 04/26/2019
  • Colloquium, University of Maryland, 03/27/2019
  • Astrophysics Seminar, UC Santa Barbara, 03/21/2019
  • Physics Colloquium, UC Santa Barbara, 03/20/2019
  • Galaxy Journal Club, STScI, 09/21/2018
  • BCCP Cosmology Seminar, UC Berkeley, 04/17/2018
  • Cosmology Seminar, Stanford University, 04/16/2018
  • FLASH Seminar, UC Santa Cruz, 11/09/2017
  • Colloquium, University of Michigan, 10/12/2017
  • Theoretical Astrophysics Seminar, University of Zurich, 07/14/2017
  • Colloquium, University Observatory Munich, 07/05/2017
  • Astrophysics Seminar, Hebrew University Jerusalem, 06/27/2017
  • Astronomy & Astrophysics Seminar, Tel Aviv University, 06/14/2017
  • TAPIR Seminar, CalTech, 04/21/2017
  • Seminar, UC Riverside, 04/19/2017
  • Group seminar, UCLA, 04/17/2017
  • High-energy phenomena seminar, Harvard/CfA, 04/05/2017
  • AstroLunch Seminar, Carnegie Mellon University, 03/14/2017
  • Colloquium, ASIAA, Taipei, 04/13/2016
  • APEC Seminar, Kavli IPMU, Tokyo, 04/07/2016
  • YCAA Seminar, Yale University, 10/20/2015
  • CIERA Seminar, Northwestern University, 12/01/2014
  • Particle Astrophysics Seminar, Fermilab, 11/10/2014
  • BCCP Cosmology Seminar, UC Berkeley, 10/07/2014
  • KIPAC Cosmology Seminar, Stanford University, 10/06/2014

Conference Talks

  • Towards multi-wavelength constraints of DM on halo scales
    Cosmic Signals of Dark Matter Physics: New Synergies, KITP, Santa Barbara, 6/5/2024
  • A dynamics-based density profile for dark matter halos
    Alpine Cosmology Workshop, Prettau, Italy, 7/25/2023
  • Where does the cosmic web end and the halo begin?
    The cosmic web: Connecting galaxies to cosmology at high and low redshift, KITP, Santa Barbara, 1/10/2023
  • Testing the growth of structure with the structure of halos
    Intriguing inconsistencies in the growth of structure over cosmic time, Sesto, Italy, 07/28/2022
  • Modeling cold gas and the ISM in cosmological simulations of galaxy formation
    Computational Astrophysics in the ngVLA Era, Flatiron Institute, New York, 06/07/2022
  • The (overlooked?) dynamics of particles in simulations
    Advances in Cosmology through Numerical Simulations, MIAPP Munich, 05/17/2022
  • A dynamics-based model for cluster halos
    Galaxy Clusters: Challenging Our Cosmological Perspectives, STScI (remote), 04/29/2022
  • Modeling the interstellar medium, and other fun with cosmological hydro simulations
    NHFP Fellows Symposium, Washington DC, 10/22/2019
  • The splashback radius as a physical halo boundary
    KICC 10th Anniversary Symposium, Cambridge, UK, 09/19/2019
  • Dark matter in halos and large-scale structure (invited review talk)
    Matera Oscura, Matera, Italy, 09/05/2019
  • Caustics, orbits, splashback: New insights into halo dynamics and structure
    Alpine Cosmology Workshop, La Berarde, France, 07/01/2019
  • Modeling HI, H2, and the ISM in cosmological simulations of galaxy formation
    Zoom-in and out, Nordita, Stockholm, 06/20/2019
  • The splashback radius in everyday life
    Splashback Workshop, SLAC, 04/30/2019
  • Caustics, orbits, splashback: New insights on halo dynamics and structure (invited talk)
    8th KIAS workshop on cosmology and structure, KIAS, Seoul, 11/06/2018
  • Atomic and molecular gas in IllustrisTNG
    IllustrisTNG Science Workshop, MPA Garching, Germany, 10/15/2018
  • The splashback radius of dark matter halos
    Einstein Fellows Symposium, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, 10/02/2018
  • Modeling the atomic-to-molecular transition in cosmological simulations of galaxy formation
    Santa Cruz Galaxy Workshop, UCSC, 08/07/2018
  • Adventures in modeling the HI/H2 transition in cosmological simulations
    Numerical Galaxy Formation Workshop, Schloss Ringberg, Germany, 03/21/2018
  • Adventures in modeling molecular gas in cosmological simulations
    Harvard-Heidelberg Star Formation Workshop, Cambridge MA, 11/15/2017
  • Universality, history, and circumstance: On the structure and boundary of CDM halos (invited review talk)
    Quantifying and understanding the galaxy-halo connection, KITP, 05/16/2017
  • The splashback radius as a physical halo boundary
    SnowPAC, Snowbird UT, 03/16/2016
  • On the (non-)universality of cluster density profiles and concentrations
    SnowCluster, Snowbird UT, 03/16/2015
  • Dependence of the density profiles of halos on their mass accretion rate
    Future directions in galaxy cluster surveys, Paris, 06/25/2014
  • Comparing the light curves of simulated Type Ia Supernovae with observations
    Fifty-One Erg Conference, Raleigh NC, 05/13/2013
  • The pseudo-evolution of halo mass
    Santa Fe Cosmology Workshop, Santa Fe NM, 07/12/2012
  • Confronting simulations and observations of Type Ia Supernovae
    Great Lakes Cosmology Workshop, Chicago IL, 06/15/2010

Poster Presentations

  • Facio & Diemer, The Fabric of the Universe
    Art Exhibition “The Woven Cosmos”, 15th Biennial Symposium of the Textile Society of America, Savanna GA, 2016 October 20-23
  • Diemer & Kravtsov, A universal model for halo concentrations
    SnowPAC, Snowbird UT, 2016 March 13-18
  • Diemer & Kravtsov, Simulating the dark side of the universe
    MindBytes, UChicago RCC, Chicago IL, 2014 October 28
  • Diemer & Kravtsov, Are halo profiles and concentrations universal?
    IAU Symposium 311, Oxford UK, 2014 July 21-25
  • Diemer & Kravtsov, Non-universality of halo profiles and their scaling with the “virial” radius
    Unveiling the formation of massive galaxies, Aspen CO, 2014 February 2-7
  • Diemer, More, & Kravtsov, The pseudo-evolution of halo mass
    Galaxies within the Cosmic Web, Chicago IL, 2013 June 17-20
    The physical link between galaxies and their halos, Munich, 2013 June 24-28
  • Bair, Bernstein, Daley, Diemer & 19 co-authors, Verification and validation of current models of thermonuclear-powered supernovae using large-scale simulations
    SciDac, Chattanooga TN, 2010 July 11-15

Mentions in the press

  • UMD Astrophysicist Benedikt Diemer Receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award
    (highlight in UMD news)
    [UMD press release]
  • Two Faculty Members Receive 2023 Sloan Research Fellowships
    (highlight in UMD newsletter)
    [Maryland Today]
  • Weaving the Fabric of the Universe: How astrophysics and textiles are helping researchers shape dark matter
    (interview article about our Fabric of the Universe collaboration)
    [ARTpublika Magazine]
  • The surprising ways art has advanced astronomy
    (article about art and science, including the Fabric of the Universe, originally published on UnDark)
    [Time Magazine]
  • “Art’s Desire” and “Hot Tech, Cool Science”
    (radio interview about “As Above, As Below” exhibition on brains and cosmic webs)
    [KWMR / Julie Motz]
  • Sketching the stars: how art can advance astronomy
    (article about art and science, including the Fabric of the Universe)
  • NOVA Wonders – What is the Universe made of?
    (contributed fact checking and a dark matter simulation movie)
    [Watch on PBS]
  • Sloan Digital Sky Survey Provides New Insight Into Dark Matter Halos
    (an article discussing Eric Baxter’s splashback radius paper)
    [SciTech Daily]