2019 Carnegie Summer Student Research Symposium

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Click on the links below to see video of the final talks from our summer students.

Jake Helton (Princeton)
The physical conditions of 0.6 < z < 1.0 galaxies from LEGA-C
Advisor: Allison Strom
Emmanuel Durodola (CSU Northridge)
Searching for stellar variability in RV residuals  
Advisor: Johanna Teske
Turner Johnson (Haverford College)
Constraining parameters of dark matter halo simulator Galacticus
Advisor: Andrew Benson
Developing Mounts and Image Slicers for the ROSIE Integral Field Spectrograph on the Magellan Baade Telescope
Advisor: Rosalie McGurk and Leon Aslan
Cayla Dedrick (Caltech)
Searching for Planets Around the Most Metal-Poor Stars 
Advisor: Josh Simon and Johanna Teske 
Linnea Dahmen (Pomona)
Past AGN activity in a Post-Starburst Galaxy 
Advisor: Decker French
Ricardo Flores (San Francisco State University)
Investigating the Properties of the Milky Way Dust Using Type Ia Supernova 
Advisor: Chris Burns
Exploring Galaxy Quenching Mechanisms in Groups and Clusters: A Morphological Analysis of Red Sequence Galaxies
Advisor: Thomas Connor
Hrishika Basava (Caltech)
Using 56Ni Mass to Probe the Explosion Mechanism of Type Ia Supernovae
Advisor: Syed Uddin
Modeling Shock Breakouts in Red Supergiants 
Advisor: Tony Piro 
Marziye Jafarijazani (UC Riverside)
Resolving the age and chemical abundance ratios of a quiescent galaxy at z~2 
Advisor: Drew Newman
Worlds of Worlds: Exploring the Potential for Exoplanets to Host Exomoons 
Advisor: Tony Piro 
Kayla Owens (Caltech) 
Relative Timescales and the Star Formation Rate in the Small Magellanic Cloud 
Advisor: Barry Madore
Sunny Rhoades (Pomona)
Mapping metals in protoclusters with LATIS 
Advisor: Drew Newman and Gwen Rudie 
Fitting for the Mass Distribution of the First Stars 
Advisor: Alex Ji
Brian Merino (San Francisco State University)
Clumpy Star Formation in Gravitationally Lensed Galaxies at 0.5 < z < 1.0 
Advisor: Greg Walth
Isabella Dulá (Caltech)
The Initial Stellar Mass Function: Fundamental Input to Galaxy Evolution and Star Formation Modeling
Advisor: Barry Madore
Pei Qin (Pomona)
Treatment and Characterization of ZBLAN Fibers for Infrared Astronomy 
Advisor: Alicia Lanz