Angela V. Olinto

Homer J. Livingston Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Enrico Fermi Institute; and the College; the Chair of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987
 
Contact Information
Phone: (773)702-8206
Location: ERC 441
Email: olintokicp.uchicago.edu
WWW: Web Site
 
Research
Cosmic rays shower.
Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays: The Highest Energy Particles ever observed!
Magnetic Fields in the Universe: from the Early Universe to the present
Neutron Stars and Strange Stars: the densest stars in the Universe
Inflation and other Phase Transitions: The Beginning of It All!

Ongoing Scientific Projects:
 
KICP Highlights & News

 
Talks, Lectures, & Workshops

 
Students
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
Past Students

GRADUATE: Ke Fang (2015), Fabian Schmidt (2010), Tonia Venters (2009), Jennifer M. Siegal-Gaskins (2008), Nicolas G. Busca (2007), Eun-Joo Ahn (2006), Argyro Tasitsiomi (2005)

UNDERGRADUATE: Joshua Banks (2007), Carolyn Brown (2007), Tien-Tien Yu (2007)
 
Currently in Committees
  • Conferences, Workshops and Visitors committee (Chair)
  • Appointments committee
  • PFC Executive committee
  • Space committee

 
KICP Publications
2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002


Latest Journal Publications
  1. "Calibration of the Logarithmic-Periodic Dipole Antenna (LPDA) Radio Stations at the Pierre Auger Observatory using an Octocopter", arXiv:1702.01392 (Feb 2017)
  2. "Sensitivity of a proposed space-based Cherenkov astrophysical-neutrino telescope", Physical Review D, Volume 95, Issue 2, id.023004 (Jan 2017)
  3. "Search for photons with energies above 10$^{18}$ eV using the hybrid detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory", arXiv:1612.01517 (Dec 2016)
  4. "A targeted search for point sources of EeV photons with the Pierre Auger Observatory", arXiv:1612.04155 (Dec 2016)
  5. "Combined fit of spectrum and composition data as measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory", arXiv:1612.07155 (Dec 2016)
  6. "Evidence for a mixed mass composition at the 'ankle' in the cosmic-ray spectrum", Physics Letters B, Volume 762, p. 288-295 (Nov 2016)
  7. "Multi-resolution anisotropy studies of ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays detected at the Pierre Auger Observatory", arXiv:1611.06812 (Nov 2016)
  8. "Testing Hadronic Interactions at Ultrahigh Energies with Air Showers Measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory", arXiv:1610.08509 (Oct 2016)
  9. "Search for ultrarelativistic magnetic monopoles with the Pierre Auger observatory", Physical Review D, Volume 94, Issue 8, id.082002 (Oct 2016)
  10. "Ultrahigh-energy neutrino follow-up of Gravitational Wave events GW150914 and GW151226 with the Pierre Auger Observatory", arXiv:1608.07378 (Aug 2016)
  11. "Sensitivity of a proposed space-based Cerenkov astrophysical-neutrino telescope (CHANT)", arXiv:1606.03629 (Jun 2016)
  12. "The Pierre Auger Observatory Upgrade - Preliminary Design Report", arXiv:1604.03637 (Apr 2016)
  13. "Azimuthal asymmetry in the risetime of the surface detector signals of the Pierre Auger Observatory", arXiv:1604.00978 (Apr 2016)
  14. "IceCube constraints on fast-spinning pulsars as high-energy neutrino sources", Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, Issue 04, article id. 010 (2016) (Apr 2016)
  15. "Erratum: Erratum to: Ultra high energy photons and neutrinos with JEM-EUSO", Experimental Astronomy, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp.235-237 (Nov 2015)
  16. "Erratum: Erratum to: Performances of JEM-EUSO: angular reconstruction", Experimental Astronomy, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp.179-181 (Nov 2015)
  17. "Performances of JEM-EUSO: energy and X max reconstruction", Experimental Astronomy, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp.183-214 (Nov 2015)
  18. "Calibration aspects of the JEM-EUSO mission", Experimental Astronomy, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp.91-116 (Nov 2015)
  19. "Science of atmospheric phenomena with JEM-EUSO", Experimental Astronomy, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp.239-251 (Nov 2015)
  20. "The EUSO-Balloon pathfinder", Experimental Astronomy, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp.281-299 (Nov 2015)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "The EUSO-SPB Mission", APS April Meeting 2016, abstract #M12.002 (Mar 2016)
  2. "Update on JEM-EUSO", APS April Meeting 2016, abstract #J13.006 (Mar 2016)
  3. "High-Energy Neutrinos from Galaxy Clusters", APS April Meeting 2016, abstract #H12.005 (Mar 2016)
  4. "Evolution and Next Generation of Large Cosmic-Ray Experiments", APS April Meeting 2016, abstract #Y7.002 (Mar 2016)
  5. "Large Scale Anisotropy of Cosmic Rays and Directional Neutrino Signals from Galactic Sources", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 531, Issue 1, article id. 012009 (2014) (Aug 2014)
  6. "Extreme Energy Particles with JEM-EUSO", APS April Meeting 2014, abstract #K8.001 (Mar 2014)
  7. "High Energy Neutrino Emission Induced by Ultrahigh Energy Nuclei in Cluster Accretion Shocks", APS April Meeting 2014, abstract #J8.001 (Mar 2014)
  8. "CosmicSIG science and plans", APS April Meeting 2014, abstract #H8.002 (Mar 2014)
  9. "UHECR theory and phenomenology: Summary and outlook", UHECR 2012 - International Symposium on Future Directions in UHECR Physics, CERN, Geneva, Edited by K.-H. Kampert; M. Fukushima; R. Engel; B. Pattison; EPJ Web of Conferences, Volume 53, id.02001 (Jun 2013)
  10. "High Energy Cosmic Rays and Neutrinos from Newborn Pulsars", American Physical Society, APS April Meeting 2013, April 13-16, 2013, abstract #L14.001 (Apr 2013)

 
Visitors
Past Visitors:
  1. Kumiko Kotera, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (2016)
  2. Foteini Oikonomou, Penn State (2015)
  3. Nicolas Renault-Tinacci, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (2015)
  4. Aaron Chou, Fermilab (2014)
  5. Kumiko Kotera, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (2014)
  6. Gabriele Veneziano, College de France (Emeritus) (2014)
  7. George Fuller, University of California, San Diego (2013)
  8. Kumiko Kotera, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (2013)
  9. Kerstin Kunze, University of Salamanca (2013)
  10. Foteini Oikonomou, University College London (2013)
  11. Jennifer Siegal-Gaskins, Caltech (2013)
  12. James Adams, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (2012)
  13. Ivone Albuquerque, University of São Paulo (2012)
  14. Luis Anchordoqui, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (2012)
  15. Pasquale Blasi, INAF/Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory (2012)
  16. Mark Christl, NASA/MSFC (2012)
  17. Valerie Connaughton, UAH (2012)
  18. Steven Csorna, Vanderbilt University (2012)
  19. Toshikazu Ebisuzaki, RIKEN (2012)
  20. Kumiko Kotera, Caltech/IAP (2012)
  21. Reina Maruyama, University of Wisconsin, Madison (2012)
  22. Tonia Venters, NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center (2012)
  23. Lawrence Wiencke, Colorado School of Mins (2012)
  24. Pasquale Blasi, INAF/Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory (2011)
  25. Federico Fraschetti, University of Arizona (2011)
  26. Kumiko Kotera, California Institute of Technology (2011)
  27. Aurélien Benoit-Lévy, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (2010)
  28. Denis Allard, Astroparticule et Cosmologie, Universite de Paris 7 (2009)
  29. Aurélien Benoit-Lévy, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (2009)
  30. Guillaume Decerprit, Laboratoire APC - Universite de Paris 7 (2009)
  31. Stefan Funk, KIPAC, Stanford University (2009)
  32. Dan Hooper, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (2009)
  33. Alexander Kusenko, University of California, Los Angeles (2009)
  34. Teresa Montaruli, University of Wisconsin, Madison (2009)
  35. Risa Wechsler, KIPAC, Stanford University (2009)
  36. Denis Allard, Laboratoire Astroparticule et Cosmologie (2008)
  37. Eric Aubourg, Astroparticule et Cosmologie, Paris/Princeton University (2006)
  38. Joao deMello Neto, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2006)
  39. Sandy Faber, University of California, Santa Cruz (2006)
  40. Chung-Pei Ma, University of California, Berkeley (2006)
  41. Teresa Montaruli, University of Wisconsin, Madison (2006)
  42. Marta Volonteri, Northwestern University (2006)
  43. Jim Beatty, Ohio State University (2005)
  44. Daniel De Marco, Bartol Research Institute (2005)
  45. Alan Watson, University of Leeds (2005)
  46. Ivone Albuquerque, University of California, Berkeley (2003)
  47. Peter Biermann, University (2003)
  48. Neil Cornish, Montana State University (2003)
  49. Fay Dowker, Queen Mary, University of London (2003)
  50. Priyamvada Natarajan, Yale University (2003)
  51. David Rusin, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (2003)
  52. Deirdre Shoemaker, Cornell University (2003)
  53. Paul Sommers, University of Utah (2003)
  54. Roberto Aloisio, Gran Sasso Laboratory (2002)
  55. Roberto Aloisio, INFN Gran Sasso Laboratory (2002)
  56. Pijushpani Bhattacharjee, Indian Institute of Astrophysics (2002)
  57. Pasquale Blasi, INAF/Osservatorio Astrofisica di Arcetri (2002)
  58. Maria Teresa Dova, Universidad Nacional de La Plata (2002)
  59. Steve Furlanetto, Harvard University (2002)
  60. Gunter Sigl, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (2002)