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Thesis Bibliography

PhD dissertations referencing data collected at W.M. Keck Observatory.

346 update 5Dec2016

1994
Dey, Arjun
The Origin of the UV Alignments in Low and High Redshift Radio Galaxies.
University of California, Berkeley

1996
Martel, Andre R.
Spectropolarimetry of High-Polarization Seyfert I Galaxies
University of California, Santa Cruz

Wirth, Gregory David
The Nature of Early-Type Galaxies at the Redshift Circa 0.5 Epoch
University of California, Santa Cruz

1997
Burles, Scott Michael
Measurements of the Deuterium to Hydrogen Ratio in QSO Absorption Systems
University of California, San Diego

Churchill, Christopher Will
The Low Ionization Gaseous Context in Intermediate Redshift Galaxies
HIRES
University of California, Santa Cruz

Teplitz, Harry Isaac
A narrow-band near-IR search for H(alpha)-emitting galaxy clusters at z similar to 1
NIRC
University of California, Los Angeles

Trager, Scott Charles
The Stellar Population Histories of Elliptical Galaxies
LRIS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Zapatero Osorio, Maria Rosa
Brown Dwarfs in the Pleiades: photometric and spectroscopic detection and characterization
LRIS
Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias

1998
Barth, Aaron Jordan
New Views of LINERs: Ultraviolet Properties and Optical Spectropolarimetry
University of California, Berkeley

Clowe, Douglas Ian
Weak Lensing by High Redshift Clusters of Galaxies
LRIS
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Dave, Romeel S.
The Lyman Alpha Forest in Hierarchical Structure Formation Models
University of California, Santa Cruz

Dekens, Frank Geeraard
Atmospheric Characterization for Adaptive Optics at the W. M. Keck and Hale Telescopes
University of California, Irvine

Hogg, David Wardell
On the evolution of field galaxies
California Institute of Technology

Ing, Kristine Mei Lan
Internal Kinematics of Distant Field Galaxies
NIRC
University of California, Santa Cruz

Kelson, Daniel
The Fundamental Plane of Early-Type Galaxies in the Intermediate Redshift Cluster CL1358+62
University of California, Santa Cruz

Moustakas, Leonidas Alexander
Galaxy Evolution from Deep Optical and Near-Infrared Surveys
NIRC
University of California, Berkeley

Ogle, Patrick Michael
Polarization and Structure of Broad Absorption Line Quasi-Stellar Objects
California Institute of Technology

Pahre, Michael Andrew
Elliptical Galaxies: Structure, Stellar Content, and Evolution
California Institute of Technology

Prochaska, Jason Xavier
The Physical Properties of the Damped Lya Systems: A Keck HIRES Investigation
HIRES
University of California, San Diego

Weinberger, Alycia J.
Speckle Imaging of the Nuclei of Six Seyfert Galaxies at Wavelengths of 2.2 Micron and 1.6 Micron
California Institute of Technology

1999
Fassnacht, Christopher D.
Determining the distance scale with CLASS: Studies of two new gravitational lenses and a measurement of the Hubble Constant
LRIS NIRC
California Institute of Technology

Frye, Brenda Louise
A faint galaxy redshift survey behind massive clusters
University of California, Berkeley

Johnson, Jennifer Anne
Abundances in Very Metal-Poor Stars
HIRES
University of California, Santa Cruz

Kim, Tae-Sun
The Lyman-alpha forest at z > 2
HIRES
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Kirkman, David Albert
The physical properties of the redshift-three intergalactic medium from studies of QSO absorption line systems
University of California, San Diego

Monnier, John David
Infrared interferometry and spectroscopy of circumstellar envelopes
University of California, Berkeley

Naoumov, Sergei Olegovich
Origins of the galactic thick disk: Two populations or one?
The University Of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Schultz, Gregory Ronald
An infrared/optical imaging survey for brown dwarfs and very-low-mass stars in the Pleiades
University of California, Los Angeles

Stevens, Daniel Keith; [Stern, Daniel Keith]
Probing the dark ages: Observations of the high-redshift universe
University of California, Berkeley

2000
Blanton, Elizabeth Lyon
Bent-double radio sources as tracers of clusters of galaxies
LRIS
Columbia University

Canalizo, Gabriela
Age Dating of Interaction-Induced Starbursts in QSO host Galaxies and Companions
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Chiang, Eugene
Circumstellar and circumplanetary disks
California Institute of Technology

De Breuck, Carlos Albert Gilberte
Very Distant Radio Galaxies: Search Techniques and Emission Line Properties
LRIS NIRC
Leiden University

Jayawardhana, Ray
Circumstellar dust: From protostars to planetary systems
Harvard University

Kuchner, Marc Jason
Exozodiacal Dust
MIRLIN
California Institute of Technology

Leonard, Douglas C.
The Geometry and Cosmological Utility of Core-Collapse Supernovae
LRIS
University of California, Berkeley

Liu, Michael C.
Distances and Stellar Populations of Elliptical Galaxies
AO
University of California, Berkeley

Matheson, Thomas Douglas
The Spectral Characteristics of Stripped-Envelope Supernovae
University of California, Berkeley

Newman, Jeffrey Allen
Observational cosmology from z = 0.001 to z ~ 1
DEIMOS
University of California, Berkeley

Patience, Jennifer Lynn
An investigation of binary star formation and evolution with surveys of three open clusters
University of California, Los Angeles

Reitzel, David Brian
Metallicity, Kinematics and Structure of M31's Stellar Halo
University of California, Santa Cruz

Stephens, Alex Courtney
Accretion in the galactic halo
University of Hawaii at Manoa

2001
Burgasser, Adam Jonathan
The Discovery and Characterization of Methane-bearing Brown Dwarfs and the Definition of the T Spectral Class
LRIS NIRC
California Institute of Technology

Flint, Kathleen Powers
The Galaxy Luminosity Function in Nearby Poor Groups
ESI LRIS
University of California, Santa Cruz

McCarthy, Chris
An Infrared Coronagraphic Search For Substellar Companions to Young Nearby Stars
University of California, Los Angeles

Mullis, Christopher Robinson
The ROSAT North Ecliptic Pole Survey
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Vernet, Joël
Etude spectropolarimétrique des premières phases de l'évolution des galaxies les plus massives
Université Paris VII

2002
Adelberger, Kurt Ludvig
Star formation and structure formation between redshifts one and four
California Institute of Technology

Bloom, Joshua Simon
Toward An Understanding of The Progenitors of Gamma-Ray Bursts
California Institute of Technology

Chen, Christine Hsiao-Ching
Dust and gas around young stars
University of California, Los Angeles

Gilbert, Andrea Margaret
Infrared spectroscopy of massive stellar clusters in starbursts
NIRSPEC
University of California, Berkeley

Mao, Peter Hsih-Jen
Hard X-ray observations of the extragalactic sky: The high energy focusing telescope and the serendipitous extragalactic X-ray source identification survey
California Institute of Technology

Mendez, Bryan Jeffrey
The Enigmatic Local Hubble Flow: Probing the Nearby Peculiar Velocity Field with Consistent Distances to Neighboring Galaxies
University of California, Berkeley

Mohanty, Subhanjoy
Low-mass ultra-cool dwarfs: Atmospheres, rotation and magnetic activity
University of California, Berkeley

Mooney, Colin Joseph
Photometry and high-resolution spectroscopy of B-type stars in the Galactic halo
Queen's University of Belfast

Murphy, Michael T.
Probing Variations In The Fundamental Constants With Quasar Absorption Lines
HIRES
University of New South Wales

Przybilla, Norbert
Quantitative Spectroscopy of Supergiants
HIRES
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Roe, Henry Garfitt
Titan's Atmosphere At High-Resolution
LWS
University of California, Berkeley

Sheins, Andrew Ives
ESI And Spectroscopy Of QSO Host Galaxies
ESI LRIS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Stephens, Denise Catherine
1 to 4 micron photometry and the near infrared classification of L and T dwarfs
NIRC
New Mexico State University

Tran, Kim-Vy Huu
Galaxy Populations In Rich Environments
LRIS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Williams, Kurtis Allen
White dwarfs in open clusters: The initial-final mass limit, the supernova mass limit, and the white dwarf deficit
LRIS LRIS-B
University of California, Santa Cruz

2003
Brandeker, Alexis
Young stars and circumstellar disks
AO
Stockholms Universitet

Burger, Matthew Howard
Io’s Neutral Clouds: From the Atmosphere to the Plasma Torus
HIRES
University of Colorado at Boulder

Colbert, James William, IV
Using infrared photometric redshifts and Keck multi-slit spectroscopy to uncover the hidden z = 1.5--2.5 Bright Ages
LRIS-B
University of California, Los Angeles

Geha, Marla
Internal dynamics, structure and formation of dwarf elliptical galaxies
ESI
University of California, Santa Cruz

Glassman, Tiffany Michelle
Morphological evolution of distant galaxies from adaptive optics imaging
AO
University of California, Los Angeles

Lane, Benjamin F.
High-precision infra-red stellar interferometry
AO
California Institute of Technology

Metevier, Anne Julie
The Evolving Galaxy Population of Cluster Cl0024+1654
LRIS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Paulson, Diane Beverly
Searching for planets in the Hyades
HIRES
The University of Texas at Austin

Price, Paul A.
What Makes a Gamma-Ray Burst
ESI LRIS
Australian National University

Shapley, Alice Eve
Detailed astrophysical properties of Lyman break galaxies
California Institute of Technology

Woillez, Julien
Very long baseline optical interferometry of Active Galactic Nuclei - ‘OHANA project
Observatoire de Paris - Université Paris XI

2004
Berger, Edo
Cosmic explosions: the beasts and their lair
California Institute of Technology

Bouchez, Antonin Henri
Seasonal trends in Titan's atmosphere: Haze, wind, and clouds
AO
California Institute of Technology

Coil, Alison Laurel
The middle-aged universe: Results from high-z supernovae and the DEEP2 Galaxy Redshift Survey
University of California, Berkeley

Constantin, Anca
Linking the power sources of emission-line galaxy nuclei from the highest to the lowest redshifts
Ohio University

Ding, Jie
Probing galaxies through Quasar absorption lines: Magnesium(II)-selected systems at 0.5 less than or equal to Z less than or equal to 1.5
HIRES
The Pennsylvania State University

Farihi, Jay
An infrared search for substellar companions to nearby white dwarfs
University of California, Los Angeles

Howell, Justin H.
Star formation histories of nearby elliptical galaxies
LRIS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Hunt, Matthew Philip
Faint optically selected AGN at z=3
LRIS
California Institute of Technology

Kalirai, Jasonjot Singh
Astrophysics with white dwarfs
The University of British Columbia

Kaplan, David L.
The Diversity of Neutron Stars
LRIS ESI NIRC
California Institute of Technology

Kessler-Silacci, Jacqueline
Gas and dust chemistry in planet-forming disks
LWS
California Institute of Technology

Lipscy, Sarah Jane
Massive star evolution: The formation of massive stars in clusters and the evolution of the atmospheres of supergiants
LWS
University of California, Los Angeles

Lucatello, Sara
C-enhanced metal poor stars
HIRES
Universita di Padova

Massey, Richard
Weighing the Universe with weak gravitational lensing
ESI
University of Cambridge

Mastrapa, Rachel Michelle Elizabeth
Water ice and radiation in the solar system
The University of Arizona

McCabe, Caer-Eve
On the road to planets: T Tauri disk evolution
University of California, Los Angeles

O'Meara, John M.
Cosmology from the High Redshift Intergalactic Medium
ESI HIRES LRIS
University of California, San Diego

Oguri, Masamune
Strong Gravitational Lenses in a Cold Dark Matter Universe
LRIS
The University of Tokyo

Rhee, Joseph Hakjin
NIR and MIR spectroscopic study of the dust properties of Seyfert galaxies and the implications on AGN unification
University of California, Los Angeles

Rupke, David S.
Outflows in Infrared-Luminous Galaxies: Absorption-Line Spectroscopy of Starbursts and AGN
University of Maryland

Santos, Michael Robert
Galaxy formation near the epoch of reionization
LRIS
California Institute of Technology

Schwartz, Michael J.
A deep infrared photometric survey for Pleiades brown dwarfs toward the deuterium burning limit
University of California, Los Angeles

Simcoe, Robert Andrew
Observations of intergalactic heavy-element enrichment in the early universe
HIRES
California Institute of Technology

Sohn, Sangmo Tony
Multi-color studies of old stellar populations
University of Virginia

Steffen, Aaron T.
A wide-field Chandra survey of the Lockman Hole
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tanner, Angelle Maria
Extended sources in the central parsec of the Galactic Center
University of California, Los Angeles

Thompson, Susan E.
Revelations from time series spectroscopy of pulsating white dwarf stars
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2005
Bonev, Boncho P.
Towards a Chemical Taxonomy of Comets: Infrared Spectroscopic Methods for Quantitative Measurements of Cometary Water
NIRSPEC
The University of Toledo

Cooke, Jeffrey D.
The mass of damped Lyman alpha systems at high redshift: Cross-correlation with Lyman break galaxies
University of California, San Diego

Dahm, Scott E.
The Evolution of Young Clusters
ESI HIRES
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Dawson, Steven Arthur
Lyman alpha emitting galaxies at high redshift: Direct detection of young galaxies in a young universe
DEIMOS LRIS
University of California, Berkeley

Eisner, Joshua A.
High angular resolution studies of the structure and evolution of protoplanetary disks
California Institute of Technology

Jacoby, Bryan Anthony
Recycled pulsars
ESI
California Institute of Technology

Kaisler, Denise
An adaptive optics search for extrasolar planets around nearby young stars
AO
University of California, Los Angeles

McCrady, Nathan Todd
The super star cluster population of the M82 nuclear starburst
NIRSPEC
University of California, Berkeley

McGovern, Mark Roland
A spectroscopic survey of young brown dwarfs in the near-infrared
NIRSPEC
University of California, Los Angeles

Muterspaugh, Matthew Ward
Binary Star Systems and Extrasolar Planets
HIRES
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rothberg, Barry S.
An infrared investigation into the formation of elliptical galaxies via mergers
ESI
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Schwartz, Colleen
Feedback in nearby dwarf starburst galaxies and giant extragalactic H II regions
University of California, Santa Barbara

Siana, Brian
Optical-Infrared Selection of High Redshift QSOs and the z=3 QSO Luminosity Function
LRIS
University of California, San Diego

Suzuki, Nao
Cosmology from quasar spectra
HIRES
University of California, San Diego

Wahhaj, Zahed
Planetary signatures in circumstellar debris disks
University of Pennsylvania

Whysong, David Harold.
Accretion modes and unified schemes for FR-II radio galaxies
LWS
University of California, Santa Barbara

2006
Barrett, Elizabeth
The Assembly of Massive Galaxy Clusters: A Joint X-ray–Optical Study
LRIS
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Becker, George
A High-Resolution study of the High-Redshift Intergalactic Medium
ESI HIRES NIRSPEC
California Institute of Technology

Bender, Chad Frederick
Dynamical Masses of Low Mass Spectroscopic Binary Stars
AO NIRSPEC
State University of New York at Stony Brook

Bundy, Kevin
The mass assembly history of field galaxies
California Institute of Technology

Covey, Kevin R.
Dynamical properties of embedded protostars and the luminosity function of the galactic disk
NIRSPEC
University of Washington

Erb, Dawn K.
Kinematics, Stellar Populations, and Metallicities
LRIS
California Institute of Technology

Giveon, Uriel
New catalogs of radio compact H II regions in the Milky Way
LWS
University of California, Davis

Hicks, Erin Kathleen Strobel
Circumnuclear gas kinematics in Seyfert 1 galaxies and direct measurement of their black hole masses
NIRSPEC
University of California, Los Angeles

Leao, J. R. S.
Wolf-Rayet Populations in High-Metallicity Starburst Galaxies
LRIS-B
Space Telescope Science Institute

Lin, Lihwai
The Role of Major Galaxy Interactions in Galaxy Evolution Since Redshift z ~ 1
DEIMOS
National Taiwan University

Melbourne, Jason
Exploring the optical and infrared evolution of galaxies
AO
University of California, Santa Cruz

Metchev, Stanimir A.
Brown dwarf companions to young solar analogs: An adaptive optics survey using Palomar and Keck
AO
California Institute of Technology

Perrin, Marshall Dimsey
A High Angular Resolution Survey of Circumstellar Dust around Herbig Ae/Be Stars
AO LWS NIRC2 OSIRIS
University of California, Berkeley

Pierce, Michael J.
Spectroscopy of Extra-galactic Globular Clusters
LRIS
Swinburne University of Technology

Plavchan, Peter Paul, Jr.
M dwarf planetary systems
University of California, Los Angeles

Reddy, Naveen A.
A Multi-Wavelength Census of Star Formation at z~2
LRIS
California Institute of Technology

Sand, David J.
On the distribution of dark matter in clusters of galaxies
California Institute of Technology

Schuler, Simon C.
Chemical abundances of solar-type dwarfs in open clusters
Clemson University

Wright, Jason Thomas
Stellar magnetic activity and the detection of exoplanets
University of California, Berkeley

2007
Barczys, Matthew Michael
Innovations in adaptive optics imaging and spectroscopy: OSIRIS, galaxy surveys, and galaxy mergers
AO OSIRIS SHARC
University of California, Los Angeles

Barkume, Kristina Marie
Surface properties of Kuiper Belt Objects and Centaurs
NIRC
California Institute of Technology

Berthoud, Marc George
CO Emission from the Inner Disk around Intermediate-Mass Stars
NIRSPEC
Cornell University

Bubar, Eric Joseph
Keck HIRES spectroscopy of candidate post T Tauri stars
HIRES
Clemson University

Cooper, Michael Caldwell
The DEEP2 Galaxy Redshift Survey and the role of environment in galaxy formation and evolution
DEIMOS
University of California, Berkeley

Eckart, Megan E.
Measurements of X-ray Selected AGN and Novel Superconducting X-ray Detectors
LRIS
California Institute of Technology

Fitzgerald, Michael Patrick
Revealing planet formation: Technique, observation, and analysis
AO NIRC2
University of California, Berkeley

Gerke, Brian Francis
Groups and clusters of galaxies in the DEEP2 survey: Significance for cosmic evolution
DEIMOS
University of California, Berkeley

Hasegan, Ioana Monica
Faint stellar systems in the Virgo Cluster: The connection between dwarf galaxies and globular clusters
ESI
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey

Hornstein, Seth David
A search for and characterization of the infrared emission from our galaxy's supermassive black hole
AO NGS
University of California, Los Angeles

Hsieh, Henry H.
Comets amongst the asteroids: Icy bodies in the inner solar system
LRIS
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Johnson, John Asher
Planet hunting in new stellar domains
University of California, Berkeley

Kim, Joo Hyeon
Near-Infrared High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Juptier and Saturn
Kyung Hee University

Mandell, Avram M.
The effects of circumstellar gas on terrestrial planet formation: Theory and observation
NIRSPEC
The Pennsylvania State University

McElwain, Michael William
High contrast spectral imaging of sub-stellar companions around nearby young stars
AO OSIRIS
University of California, Los Angeles

McGrath, Elizabeth J.
Formation and evolution of massive galaxies and AGN in the early universe
AO
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Poznanski, Dovi
Supernovae from Deep and Wide Surveys
DEIMOS LRIS
Tel Aviv University

Sato, Taro
Feedback and environmental effect on star formation in galaxies
University of California, Santa Barbara

Stalder, Brian Adam
Adaptive optics studies of high redshift radio galaxies
AO OSIRIS
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Strader, Jay
Extragalactic globular cluster subpopulations and galaxy formation
LRIS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Yan, Renbin
Studies of Galaxy Evolution with Redshift Surveys
DEIMOS
University of California, Berkeley

2008
Barry, Richard Keith, Jr.
Milliarcsecond resolution infrared observations of the recurrent nova RS Ophiuchi and low mass stellar systems
AO IF
The Johns Hopkins University

Bitner, Martin Allan, Jr.
High resolution spectroscopy of old stars and young disks
NIRSPEC
The University of Texas at Austin

Brown, Joanna Margaret
Childhood to adolescence: dust and gas clearing in protoplanetary disks
NIRSPEC
California Institute of Technology

Christopher, Micol Huw
Young, massive star clusters in the antennae
NIRSPEC LRIS
California Institute of Technology

Devor, Jonathan
On the Development and Applications of Automated Searches for Eclipsing Binary Stars
NIRSPEC
Harvard University

Fischer, William J.
One-Micron Spectroscopic Studies of Accretion and Outflow in T Tauri Stars
NIRSPEC
University of Massachusetts

Foley, Ryan Joseph
Type Ia Supernova Evolution and Dark Energy
DEIMOS ESI LRIS
University of California, Berkeley

Fu, Hai
Extended Emission-Line Regions: Remnants of Quasar Superwinds
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Gilbert, Karoline M.
The global properties and substructure characteristics of Andromeda's stellar halo
University of California, Santa Cruz

Hainline, Laura Jeannine
Multi-wavelength properties of submillimeter-selected galaxies
DEIMOS
California Institute of Technology

Jorgenson, Regina Antonia
Physical conditions in Damped Lyman alpha Systems
University of California, San Diego

Kacprzak, Glenn George
The morphological, kinematic, and halo gas properties of magnesium II absorption selected galaxies at intermediate redshift
New Mexico State University

Kakazu, Yuko K. M.
A wide-field survey for high-redshift quasars
DEIMOS
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Konidaris, Nicholas Pelopidas, II
The Evolution of Emission Lines in Massive Early-Type Red Galaxies
DEIMOS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Lai, David K.
Metal-poor stars: The fingerprints of the first stars and the early galaxy
ESI HIRES
University of California, Santa Cruz

Lu, Jessica Ryan
Exploring the origins of the young stars in the central parsec of the Galaxy with stellar dynamics
AO
University of California, Los Angeles

Lystrup, Makenzie Brook
Near infrared studies of Jupiter's upper atmosphere
University of London

Moran, Sean M
Understanding the physical processes driving galaxy evolution in clusters : a case study of two z~0.5 galaxy clusters
DEIMOS
California Institute of Technology

O'Donovan, Francis Thomas
The detection and exploration of planets from the Trans-atlantic Exoplanet Survey
HIRES
California Institute of Technology

Schaller, Emily Lauren
I. Seasonal changes in Titan's cloud activity. II. Volatile ices on outer solar system objects
California Institute of Technology

Seo, Haingja
Infrared Spectral Databases for Titan and Planets
Kyung Hee University

Slesnick, Catherine Louise 
1-10 Myr-old low mass stars and brown dwarfs in nearby star forming regions
HIRES
California Institute of Technology

Smith, Erin Caitriona
Investigation of PAHs in planetary nebulae using FLITECAM
NIRSPEC
University of California, Los Angeles

Suyu, Sherry H.
Dissecting the gravitational lens B1608+656 : implications for the Hubble constant.
California Institute of Technology

Tannirkulam, Ajay-Kumar M.
A comprehensive study of proto-planetary disks around Herbig Ae stars using long-baseline infrared interferometry
LWS
University of Michigan

Urrutia, Tanya Caroline
Discovery and analysis of dust-reddened type 1 quasars - Finding the missing link in quasar evolution
ESI
University of California, Davis

Wright, Shelley Adams
A spatially resolved kinematic study of high redshift star forming galaxies: Development and use of adaptive optics instrumentation
AO LGS OSIRIS
University of California, Los Angeles

2009
Ammons, Stephen Mark
Towards advanced study of Active Galactic Nuclei with visible light adaptive optics
AO LGS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Bayo, Amelia
The Lambda Orionis Star Forming Region
LRIS NIRSPEC
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Blake, Cullen H.
Ultracool dwarfs and their companions
NIRSPEC
Harvard University

Cameron, Patrick Brian
The formation and evolution of neutron stars: astrometry, timing, and transients
California Institute of Technology

Cenko, S. Bradley
The Energetics and Environments of Swift Gamma-Ray Bursts
LRIS
California Institute of Technology

Chien, Li-Hsin
Star Formation History In Merging Galaxies
LRIS
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Chornock, Ryan Thomas
Astrophysical Applications of Spectropolarimetry
LRIS
University of California, Berkeley

Comerford, Julia Marie
Observational constraints on the assembly of galaxies and galaxy clusters
DEIMOS
University of California, Berkeley

Gharanfoli, Soheila
Studying low-redshift universe through observation of Damped Lyman-alpha quasar absorbers
AO LGS
University of South Carolina

Harker, Justin J.
The star forming universe after z=1
University of California, Santa Cruz

Henry, Alaina Louise
A NICMOS parallel survey for galaxies at z = 7--10
University of California, Los Angeles

Kirby, Evan N.
Iron and alpha element distributions in Milky Way dwarf satellite galaxies from medium-resolution spectroscopy
DEIMOS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Konopacky, Quinn Morgan
Dynamics and Multiplicity of Brown Dwarfs and Young, Low Mass Stars
AO NIRC2 NIRSPAO NIRC
University of California, Los Angeles

Laag, Edward
Observations of Starburst Galaxies: Science and Supporting Technology
University of California, Riverside

Laver, Conor Murray
Io's surface, atmosphere and volcanism
AO OSIRIS
University of California, Berkeley

Law, David Richard
The Kiloparsec-Scale Structure and Kinematics of High-Redshift Star-Forming Galaxies
AO LGS OSIRIS
California Institute of Technology

Melis, Carl Anthony, 1983-
The life, death, and composition of exoterrestrial planets around intermediate mass stars
AO NGS NIRC2 HIRES
University of California, Los Angeles

Menendez-Delmestre, Karin
The Luminous, the Massive and the Dusty: a Near- to Mid-Infrared Spectroscopic Study of Submillimeter Galaxies
AO NIRSPEC OSIRIS
California Institute of Technology

Montgomery, Ryan Michael
Planet formation and searches
University of California, Santa Cruz

Moskovitz, Nicholas A
Spectroscopic and theoretical constraints on the differentiation of planetesimals
ESI
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Peek, Kathryn Mary Goldston
Neutron-Capture Elements and Planetary Companions in the Solar Neighborhood
HIRES
University of California, Berkeley

Pierce, Christina M.
Morphological and color characteristics of active galactic nucleus host galaxies at Z [approximates to] 1
DEIMOS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Ragozzine, Darin Alan
Orbital dynamics of Kuiper Belt object satellites, a Kuiper Belt family, and extra-solar planet interiors
AO NIRC2
California Institute of Technology

Rice, Emily Lucille
Physical Properties of Young Brown Dwarfs: High-Resolution Near-Infrared Spectroscopy of Young M and L Dwarfs
NIRSPEC
University of California, Los Angeles

Salyk, Colette Vanessa
Molecular spectroscopy of planet-forming regions in circumstellar disks
NIRSPEC
California Institute of Technology

Stark, David P.
Observing Galaxy Formation During the First 2 Billion Years
AO LGS NIRSPEC OSIRIS
California Institute of Technology

Tsai, Chao-Wei
Star cluster formation in the nuclear regions of nearby spiral galaxies
AO OSIRIS
University of California, Los Angeles

2010
Bogosavljevic, Milan
Lyman continuum and Lyman alpha emission from galaxies at high redshift
LRIS
California Institute of Technology

Busch, Michael
Shapes and spins of near-earth asteroids
AO
California Institute of Technology

Colucci, Janet E.
Detailed Chemical Abundances of Extragalactic Globular Clusters using High Resolution, Integrated Light Spectra.
HIRES
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Deshpande, Rohit
Search For Gas Giants Around Late M Dwarfs
NIRSPEC
The University of Central Florida

Do, Tuan
Physical Processes in the Vicinity of a Supermassive Black Hole
AO LGS NIRC2
University of California Los Angeles

Dupuy, Trent
Testing Theory with Dynamical Masses and Orbits of Ultracool Binaries
AO LGS
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Galametz, Audrey
The Environments of AGN out to z=2
Universite de Strasbourg

Helminiak, Krzysztof
Derivation of fundamental parameters of late-type stars in binaries using precise photometry, high-resolution spectroscopy, imaging with adaptive optics and optical interferometry
AO HIRES NIRC2
Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center

Kiminki, Daniel C.
Massive binary stars as a probe of massive star formation
HIRES
University of Wyoming

Kraus, Adam L.
Multiple Star Formation
AO LGS NGS NIRSPEC NIRC2
California Institute of Technology

Levesque, Emily Moreau
Exploring the Environments of Long-Duration Gamma-Ray Bursts
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Maness, Holly Lynn
A Random Walk through Star and Planet Formation
HIRES
University of California, Berkeley

Patel, Shannon
The Dependence of Galaxy Star Formation Histories on Environment at 0.6 < z < 0.9
DEIMOS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Rubin, Kate H. R.
The kinematics and morphology of cool galactic winds and halo gas from galaxies at 0.3 < z < 1.4
LRIS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Stark, Christopher
Decoding Images of Debris Disks
AO IF
University of Maryland

Trouille, Laura Elizabeth
X-ray and Optical Spectral Properties of Active Galactic Nuclei
DEIMOS
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Vegetti, Simona
Quantifying mass substructure in early-type galaxies
AO LGS NIRC2
The 'Kapteyn Institute' of Astronomy

Willman, Mark
Space weathering on S-complex asteroids
University of Hawaii at Manoa

2011
Barbary, Kyle Harris
High-Redshift Type Ia Supernova Rates in Galaxy Cluster and Field Environments
University of California, Berkeley

Childress, Michael Joseph
Host Galaxies of Type Ia Supernovae From the Nearby Supernova Factory
University of California, Berkeley

Cooke, Ryan J.
Finding the First Metals
HIRES
Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge

Foster, Caroline
The Assembly and Chemical Evolution of Nearby Early-type Galaxies
Swinburne University of Technology

Howley, Kirsten M.
Dynamics of NGC 205 and M32, Andromeda's distorted inner satellites
DEIMOS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Indriolo, Nicholas
Investigating the cosmic-ray ionization rate in the galactic interstellar medium through observations of protonated molecular hydrogen
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Kasliwal, Mansi M.
Bridging the gap : elusive explosions in the local universe
California Institute of Technology

Klein, Beth L.
Bulk Compositions of Extrasolar Minor Planets Derived from Externally- Polluted White Dwarfs
HIRES
University of California, Los Angeles

Kruger, Andrew James
Infrared Spectroscopy and Young Stellar Objects: Characterizing the Dust and Gas in Circumstellar Disks
NIRSPEC
University of California Davis

Lemaux, Brian Clark
Galaxy Transformation Under Extreme Conditions: The Evolution of Galaxies in the Largest Structures in the High Redshift Universe
DEIMOS LRIS NIRSPEC
University of California, Davis

Morzinski, Katie M.
Adaptive optics for high-contrast imaging of faint substellar companions
AO
University of California, Santa Cruz

Perley, Daniel A.
The Diverse Environments of Gamma-Ray Bursts
LRIS
University of California, Berkeley

Rafelski, Marc Alexander
Star Formation in Damped Lyman-alpha systems and the Outskirts of Lyman Break Galaxies
LRIS ESI HIRES NIRC NIRC2
University of California, San Diego

Silverman, Jeffrey Michael
Spectral Observations and Analyses of Low-Redshift Type Ia Supernovae
University of California, Berkeley

Stringer, Christopher Bayard
Chemical Tagging of Solar Neighborhood Kinematic Streams
HIRES
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Tilvi, Vithal
The Luminosity Function of Lyman-alpha Emitters at the Reionization Epoch: Observations & Theory
NIRSPEC
Arizona State University

Tremblay, Pier-Emmanuel
Analyse spectroscopique d’´etoiles naines blanches riches en hydrog`ene (DA): vers des mod`eles d’atmosph`ere am´elior´es sans param`etres libres
HIRES
Universit´e de Montr´eal

Walsh, Jonelle L.
Exploring AGNs in the Local Universe through High Angular Resolution Spectroscopy and Optical Variability Monitoring
AO LGS OSIRIS
University of California, Irvine

Whitmore, Jonathan
The Fine-Structure Constant and Wavelength Calibration
HIRES
University of California, San Diego

2012
Ballard, Sarah Ashley
In Pursuit of New Worlds: Searches for and Studies of Transiting Exoplanets from Three Space-Based Observatories
HIRES
Harvard University

Bhalerao, Varun B.
Neutron stars and NuSTAR : A systematic survey of neutron star masses in high mass x-ray binaries & Characterization of CdZnTe detectors for NuSTAR
LRIS
California Institute of Technology

Cales, Sabrina L.
Understanding post-starburst quasars
LRIS
University of Wyoming

Cheng, Judy Y.
Chemical Abundance Trends in the Milky Way Disk: Implications on the Origin of the Galactic Thick Disk
HIRES
University of California, Santa Cruz

Cook, Statia Honora Luszcz
Millimeter and Near-Infrared Observations of Neptune’s Atmospheric Dynamics
AO OSIRIS
University of California, Berkeley

Crossfield, Ian James Mills
Infrared Observations of Exoplanet Atmospheres
NIRSPEC
University of California, Los Angeles

Fumagalli, Michele
Food for stars: the role of hydrogen in the formation and evolution of galaxies
ESI HIRES LRIS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Ganeshalingam, Mohan
The Photometric Properties of Nearby Type Ia Supernovae
University of California, Berkeley

Gonçalves, Thiago Signorini
Topics in galaxy evolution : early star formation and quenching
AO DEIMOS OSIRIS
California Institute of Technology

Green, Andrew Wesley
Kinematics of Star Formation in Evolving Galaxies
AO OSIRIS
Swinburne University of Technology

Hainline, Kevin Nicholas
Understanding Star Formation and AGN Activity at z ~ 2 - 3
LRIS NIRSPEC
University of California, Los Angeles

Hiner, Kyle Devon
Coevolution of Supermassive Black Holes and Their Host Galaxies
LRIS
University of California, Riverside

Jones, Tucker A.
Detailed Properties of High Redshift Galaxies
AO DEIMOS OSIRIS
California Institute of Technology

King , Julian Alexander
Searching for variations in the fine-structure constant and the proton-to- electron mass ratio using quasar absorption lines
HIRES
University of New South Wales

Kornei, Katherine Anne
Stellar Populations, Outflows, and Morphologies of High-Redshift Galaxies
LRIS
University of California, Los Angeles

Lazarova, Mariana Spasova
The Nature of Low-ionization Broad Absorption Line Quasi-stellar Objects
University of California, Riverside

Leaman, Ryan
Constraints on environmental and secular effects on the chemodynamical evolution of dwarf galaxies
DEIMOS
University of Victoria

McConnell, Nicholas James
Black Hole Masses in Nearby Brightest Cluster Galaxies
AO LGS OSIRIS
University of California, Berkeley

McLinden, Emily
Investigating the Early Universe with Lyman-alpha Emission: Galactic Winds and Stellar Populations at z [approx] 3.1
Arizona State University

Meschiari, Stefano
Numerical adventures in exoplanet formation, detection and characterization
HIRES
University of California, Santa Cruz

Meyers, Joshua Evan
Improving Type Ia Standard Candle Cosmology Measurements Using Observations of Early-Type Host Galaxies
DEIMOS LRIS
University of California Berkeley

Miller, Sarah Holmes
The Assembly History of Disc Galaxies
DIEMOS LRIS
University of Oxford

Rakic, Olivera
The intergalactic medium near high redshift galaxies
Leiden University

Soto, Kurt Thomas
Gas Circulation in Major Mergers of Gas Rich Galaxies
ESI
University of California, Santa Barbara

Tollerud, Erik Jon
Local Group Dwarf Galaxies in the LCDM Cosmology: Theory Meets Observations
University of California, Irvine

U, Vivian
Luminous Infrared Galaxies in the Local Universe: Global Properties, Nuclear Activity, and the Starburst-AGN Connection
AO OSIRIS
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Wisnioski, Emily Sarah
The Kinematic Properties of Clumpy Star-Forming Galaxies
LRIS AO OSIRIS
Swinburne University of Technology

Wojtkowski, Kari Anne
The Characterization of Volatiles Associated with Young Stellar Objects
NIRSPEC
University of Missouri – St. Louis

Wuyts, Eva
A magnified view of high redshift star formation
AO LGS OSIRIS
The University of Chicago

Yelda, Sylvanna
Constraining the Recent Star Formation History of the Galactic Center with High Precision Astrometry
AO NIRC2 NIRC OSIRIS
University of California, Los Angeles

Yuan, Tiantian
Using Strong Gravitationally Lensed Galaxies to Probe the Metallicity History of Star-Forming Galaxies Between Redshift 1 and 3
AO LGS NGS NIRSPEC OSIRIS
University of Hawaii at Manoa

2013
Arnold, Jacob Antony
Wide-field kinematic structure of early-type galaxy halos
DEIMOS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Bast, Jeanette Elisabeth
Hot chemistry and physics in the planet-forming zones of disks
NIRSPEC
Leiden University

Bezanson, Rachel Shuchter
Ten Billion Years of Growth: Massive Galaxy Evolution from Structures and Dynamics
Yale University

Blom, Christina
The globular cluster system of NGC 4365
DEIMOS LRIS
Swinburne University of Technology

Bowler, Brendan
A Search for Giant Planets Around Low-Mass Stars: Revealing the Architecture of M Dwarf Planetary Systems
AO LGS NGS NIRC2 OSIRIS
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Caris, Evelyn Elizabeth
Size and Velocity Dispersion Evolution of Red and Dead Galaxies
Swinburne University of Technology

Day, Aaron Joseph
An Analysis of Astrophysics and Fundamental Physics from the Lyman-alpha Forest
HIRES
University of California, San Diego

Fang, Julia Anna
Orbital Structure of Multi-Asteroid and Multi-Planet Systems
AO NGS NIRC2
University of California, Los Angeles

Furniss, Amy Kathryn
Very-High-Energy Blazars: A Broad(band) Perspective
ESI LRIS
University of California, Santa Cruz

George, Koshy
Recent star formation in cluster early-type galaxies : evidence from dynamics and stellar populations over the past 7 Gyr
LRIS
University of Groningen

Ho, Ngoc Nhung Thi
Studying the Evolution of the M31 Dwarf Galaxies
DEIMOS
Yale University

Kulas, Kristin Rose
The Study Of Galaxy Formation And The Development Of MOSFIRE
MOSFIRE NIRSPEC
University of California, Los Angeles

Levitan, David Benjamin
Finding needles in the haystack : a search for AM CVn systems using the Palomar Transient Factory
LRIS
California Institute of Technology

Mann, Andrew Withycombe
Planet-hosting cool stars: constraining M dwarf properties with visible and infrared spectra
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Medling, Anne Marie
Unveiling the Hearts of Luminous and Ultra-Luminous Infrared Galaxy Mergers with Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics
AO LGS NIRC2 OSIRIS
University of California, Santa Cruz

Newman, Andrew Burch
Dark matter and the assembly history of massive galaxies and clusters
LRIS
California Institute of Technology

Rampy, Rachel
Advancing Adaptive Optics Technology: Laboratory Turbulence Simulation and Optimization of Laser Guide Stars
University of California, Santa Cruz

Rudie, Gwen Charlena
The Intergalactic and Circumgalactic Medium surrounding Star-Forming Galaxies at Redshifts 2 <z <3
HIRES LRIS-B
California Institute of Technology

Snyder, Gregory Frantz
Modeling Spatially and Spectrally Resolved Observations to Diagnose the Formation of Elliptical Galaxies
Harvard University

2014
Bastien, Fabienne Anne
Empirically Interrelating Stellar Chromospheric Activity, Photometric Variability and Radial Velocity Variations to Enhance Planet Discovery
Vanderbilt University

Beky, Bence
Development and Application of Tools to Characterize Transiting Astrophysical Systems
HIRES
Harvard University

Chilcote, Jeffrey Kaplan
Direct observation of extrasolar planets and the development of the gemini planet imager integral field spectrograph
NIRC2
University of California Los Angeles

Evans, Tyler M.
Robust Constraints on Varying Fundamental Constants from QSO Absorption Systems
HIRES
Swinburne University of Technology

Gazak, Jonathan Zachary
Red Supergiants as Extragalactic Abundance Probes
MOSFIRE
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Mace, Gregory Nathan
Investigating Low-Mass Binary Stars And Brown Dwarfs with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
AO LGS MOSFIRE NIRC2 NIRSPEC
University of California Los Angeles

Morgan, Adam Nolan
Classification, Follow-Up, and Analysis of Gamma-Ray Bursts and their Early- Time Near-Infrared/Optical Afterglows
LRIS
University of California, Berkeley

Nierenberg, Anna Mercedes
Testing galaxy formation and the nature of dark matter with satellite galaxies
AO LGS OSIRIS
University of California, Santa Barbara

Pota, Vincenzo
Kinematics and Dynamics of Extragalactic Globular Cluster Systems
DEIMOS
Swinburne University of Technology

Shih, Hsin-Yi
Radio Jet Driven Outflows: An Investigation of Extended Emission Line Regions Around Radio Loud AGNs
LRIS
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Sweet, Sarah
Tidal dwarf galaxies in gas-rich groups
DEIMOS
University of Queensland, Australia

Tendulkar, Shriharsh Prakash
Beyond the blur: Construction and characterization of the first autonomous AO system and An AO survey of magnetar proper motions
NIRC2
California Institute of Technology

Usher, Christopher
The Stellar Populations of Extragalactic Globular Clusters
DEIMOS
Swinburne University of Technology

Wold, Isak
An Observational Study of Quasar Host Galaxies, Radio Galaxies, and Lyman Alpha Emitters
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Xu, Siyi
Planetesimals around White Dwarfs
HIRES
University of California Los Angeles

Zahid, Jabran H.
The Chemical Evolution of Star-forming Galaxies
DEIMOS
University of Hawaii at Manoa

2015
Beaton, Rachael
Life in the Outer Limits: Insights on Hierarchical Assembly from Stellar Halos in the Local Universe
DEIMOS
University of Virginia

Cantat-Gaudin, Tristan
Open Clusters as Tracers of the Galactic Disk
HIRES
Universita Degli Studi di Padova

Cerulo, Pierluigi
The build-up of the red sequence in high redshift galaxy clusters
LRIS
Swinburne University of Technology

Darvish Sarvestani, Behnam
Host-Galaxy Properties of 32 Low-Redshift Superluminous Supernovae from the Palomar Transient Factory
DEIMOS
University of California, Riverside

Diaz, Carlos Gonzalo
Galaxies and the Intergalactic Medium at redshift 5.7: The Environment of Metal Absorption Systems
Swinburne University of Technology

Dorman, Claire Elise
Kinematics of Andromeda's Stellar Disk
DEIMOS
University of California Santa Cruz

Dressing, Courtney Danielle
The Prevalence and Compositions of Small Planets
HIRES
Harvard University

Esposito, Thomas Matthew
Exploring Planetary System Evolution Through High-Contrast Imaging
NIRC2
University of California, Los Angeles

Findeisen, Krzysztof
New Insights from Aperiodic Variability of Young Stars
DEIMOS
California Institute of Technology

Hemmati, Shoubaneh
Resolved (KPC-Scale) Properties of Emission-Line Galaxies at Intermediate Redshifts
DEIMOS
University of California, Riverside

McGurk, Rosalie Cushman
Searching for Dual AGNs in Galaxy Mergers: Understanding Double-Peaked [O III] as a Selection Method
University of California, Santa Cruz

Mooley, Kunal P.
Exploring the Dynamic Radio Sky: The Search for Slow Transients with the VLA
DEIMOS ESI LRIS MOSFIRE
California Institute of Technology

Neeleman, Marcel
The Physical Conditions of Atomic Gas at High Redshift
ESI HIRES
University of California, San Diego

Petigura, Erik Ardeshir
Prevalence of Earth-size Planets Orbiting Sun-like Stars
University of California, Berkeley

Schenker, Matthew A.
Did galaxies reionize the universe?
LRIS NIRSPEC
California Institute of Technology

Singer, Leo P.
The needle in the 100 deg2 haystack: The hunt for binary neutron star mergers with LIGO and Palomar Transient Factory
DEIMOS
California Institute of Technology

Sonnenfeld, Alessandro
Luminous and Dark Matter in Early-type Galaxies
DEIMOS LRIS
University of California, Santa Barbara

Stone, Jordan M.
Constraining the initial conditions and final outcomes of accretion processes around young stars and supermassive black holes
AO IF
The University of Arizona

Stroe, Andra
When Galaxy Clusters Collide: the impact of merger shocks on cluster gas and galaxy evolution
DEIMOS
Leiden Observatory

Trainor, Ryan F.
Faint Galaxies in the Megaparsec-Scale Environments of Hyperluminous QSOs at Redshifts 2 < z < 3
LRIS
California Institute of Technology

Vargas, Luis Carlos
A Spectroscopic Survey of Chemical Evolution in Local Group Dwarf Satellite Galaxies
DEIMOS

Zhang, Ke
Volatiles in Protoplanetary Disks
NIRSPEC
California Institute of Technology

2016
Belli, Sirio
Deep near-infrared spectroscopy of high-redshift galaxies: the physical growth of passive systems
LRIS MOSFIRE
California Institute of Technology

Bottom, Michael
Two roads to planet detection
AO NIRC2
California Institute of Technology

Burt, Jennifer
The Automated Planet Finder telescope's automation and first three years of planet detections
HIRES
University of California, Santa Cruz

Cao, Yi
Cosmic Explosions: Observations Of Infant Hydrogen-Free Supernovae Towards An Understanding Of Their Parent Systems
AO LGS OSIRIS HIRES LRIS

Malec, Adrian
Quasar absorption-line measurements of the cosmological variability of fundamental constants
Swinburne University of Technology

Mohan, Mahesh
Polarimetric Models of Circumstellar Discs Including Aggregate Dust Grains
AO NIRC2
University of Hertfordshire

Pastorello, Nicola
Radially extended metallicity profiles in nearby early-type galaxies
DEIMOS
Swinburne University of Technology

Petroff, Emily Brook
The transient radio sky observed with the Parkes radio telescope
LRIS
Swinburne University of Technology

Sudarsanan Kartha, Sreeja
Unveiling the globular cluster systems of early-type galaxies using wide- field imaging
DEIMOS
Swinburne University of Technology

Wang, Sharon Xuesong
On Detecting New Worlds: The Art of Doppler Spectroscopy with Iodine Cells
HIRES
The Pennsylvania State University

Weiss, Lauren Michelle
The Masses and Orbital Dynamics of Exoplanets
HIRES
University of California, Berkeley