Undergraduates

Sam Ponnada

  • 2019-2021
  • A Long Stream of Metal-Poor Cool Gas around a Massive Starburst Galaxy at z = 2.67 (2021ApJ…908..188F)

Jacob Isbell

  • 2015-2018, now at MPIA for graduate study.
  • The Gas Fraction Evolution of Star-Forming Galaxies Traced by The CO Tully Fisher Relation (2018ApJ…869L..37I)
  • ALMA 870um observations of submillimeter galaxies along QSO sightlines (2017ApJ…844..123F)
  • Flat-spectrum double radio cores: strong gravitational lenses? (VLA proposal #: VLA/18A-195)

Sophie Deam

  • Aug 2016 - Aug 2017, graduated in Spring 2018.
  • VLA confirmatino of kpc-scale binary AGN in Stripe 82 (VLA proposal #: VLA/18A-005)
  • A python code to measure stellar absorption indices in optical spectra

Gravbox Team

  • Aug 2016 - Jan 2018
  • Nine astronomy juniors and seniors in ASTR:3771/3772:
    • Algorithm: Jacob Isbell, Sophie Deam, Jianbo Lu
    • User Interface: Mason Reed, Erin Maier, Zach Luppen
    • Hardware: Ross McCurdy, Sadie Moore, Wyatt Bettis
  • Development of the first augmented-reality sandbox to demonstrate gravitational dynamics in mass distributions sculptured with sand
  • Gravbox Website
  • AAS Abstract

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Graduates

Arran Gross

  • 2017-present.
  • X-ray Properties of Radio-Selected Dual Active Galactic Nuclei (2019ApJ…883…50G)
  • SDSS-IV MaNGA: Galaxy Pair Fraction and Correlated Active Galactic Nuclei (2018ApJ…856…93F)

Joshua Steffen

  • 2017-present
  • SDSS-IV MaNGA: The Radial Profile of Enhanced Star Formation in Close Galaxy Pairs (2021ApJ…909..120S)
  • SDSS-IV MaNGA: Galaxy Pair Fraction and Correlated Active Galactic Nuclei (2018ApJ…856…93F)

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Postdoc

Rui Xue

  • 2017-2020, Postdoc Researcher, now at National Radio Astronomical Observatory
  • A Long Stream of Metal-Poor Cool Gas around a Massive Starburst Galaxy at z = 2.67 (2021ApJ…908..188F)
  • The Gas Fraction Evolution of Star-Forming Galaxies Traced by The CO Tully Fisher Relation (2018ApJ…869L..37I)
  • Flat Rotation Curves Found in Merging Dusty Starbursts at z=2.3 through Tilted-ring Modeling (2018ApJ…864L..11X)