Michael D. Gladders

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2002
 
Contact Information
Phone: (773) 834-0392
Location: ERC 527
Email: gladderskicp.uchicago.edu
WWW: Web Site
 
Research
Instrumentation, Observational Astronomy

Ongoing Scientific Projects:

Past Scientific Projects: SDSS Supernova Survey (SDSS SS) | Sunyaev-Zeldovich Array (SZA)
 
KICP Highlights & News

 
Talks, Lectures, & Workshops

 
Students
GRADUATE STUDENTS
Past Students

GRADUATE: Louis Abramson (2015), Eva Wuyts (2012), Matthew B. Bayliss (2011), Megan B. Gralla (2011)

UNDERGRADUATE: Max Smith (2013)
 
Currently in Committees
  • Wednesday Colloquium committee

 
KICP Publications
2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007


Latest Journal Publications
  1. "Spectroscopic Confirmation of Five Galaxy Clusters at z > 1.25 in the 2500 deg2 SPT-SZ Survey", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 870, Issue 1, article id. 7, 16 pp. (2019) (Jan 2019)
  2. "Cluster Cosmology Constraints from the 2500 deg$^2$ SPT-SZ Survey: Inclusion of Weak Gravitational Lensing Data from Magellan and the Hubble Space Telescope", arXiv:1812.01679 (Dec 2018)
  3. "The importance of secondary halos for strong lensing in massive galaxy clusters across redshift", arXiv:1810.13330 (Oct 2018)
  4. "VizieR Online Data Catalog: MEGaSaURA. I. The sample and the spectra (Rigby+, 2018)", VizieR On-line Data Catalog: J/AJ/155/104. Originally published in: 2018AJ....155..104R (Oct 2018)
  5. "Accurately predicting the escape fraction of ionizing photons using rest-frame ultraviolet absorption lines", Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 616, id.A30, 12 pp (Aug 2018)
  6. "Spectroscopic characterization of galaxy clusters in RCS-1: spectroscopic confirmation, redshift accuracy, and dynamical mass-richness relation", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 476, Issue 2, p.1991-2012 (May 2018)
  7. "Discovering Massive z > 1 Galaxy Clusters with Spitzer and SPTpol", Spitzer Proposal ID #14096 (May 2018)
  8. "The Magellan Evolution of Galaxies Spectroscopic and Ultraviolet Reference Atlas (MegaSaura). I. The Sample and the Spectra", The Astronomical Journal, Volume 155, Issue 3, article id. 104, 16 pp. (2018) (Mar 2018)
  9. "Precise weak lensing constraints from deep high-resolution Ks images: VLT/HAWK-I analysis of the super-massive galaxy cluster RCS2 J 232727.7-020437 at z = 0.70", Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 610, id.A85, 17 pp (Mar 2018)
  10. "A clumpy and anisotropic galaxy halo at redshift 1 from gravitational-arc tomography", Nature, Volume 554, Issue 7693, pp. 493-496 (2018) (Feb 2018)
  11. "The Magellan Evolution of Galaxies Spectroscopic and Ultraviolet Reference Atlas (MegaSaura). II. Stacked Spectra", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 853, Issue 1, article id. 87, 18 pp. (2018) (Jan 2018)
  12. "TEMPLATES: Targeting Extremely Magnified Panchromatic Lensed Arcs and Their Extended Star Formation", JWST Proposal ID 1355. Cycle 0 Early Release Science (Nov 2017)
  13. "ALMA Resolves the Molecular Gas in a Young Low-metallicity Starburst Galaxy at z = 1.7", The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 846, Issue 2, article id. L22, 8 pp. (2017) (Sep 2017)
  14. "Spatially Resolved Patchy Lyα Emission within the Central Kiloparsec of a Strongly Lensed Quasar Host Galaxy at z = 2.8", The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 845, Issue 2, article id. L14, 7 pp. (2017) (Aug 2017)
  15. "Building the SPT-HST Legacy: Imaging Massive Clusters to z=1.5", HST Proposal id.15307. Cycle 25 (Aug 2017)
  16. "The Star Formation Histories of Disk Galaxies: The Live, the Dead, and the Undead", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 844, Issue 1, article id. 45, 19 pp. (2017) (Jul 2017)
  17. "VizieR Online Data Catalog: Spectroscopy of strong lensing galaxy clusters (Carrasco+, 2017)", VizieR On-line Data Catalog: J/ApJ/834/210. Originally published in: 2017ApJ...834..210C (Jul 2017)
  18. "The Remarkable Similarity of Massive Galaxy Clusters from z ˜ 0 to z ˜ 1.9", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 843, Issue 1, article id. 28, 15 pp. (2017) (Jul 2017)
  19. "Star Formation at z = 2.481 in the Lensed Galaxy SDSS J1110+6459. II. What is Missed at the Normal Resolution of the Hubble Space Telescope?", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 843, Issue 2, article id. 79, 9 pp. (2017) (Jul 2017)
  20. "Star Formation at z = 2.481 in the Lensed Galaxy SDSS J1110 = 6459. I. Lens Modeling and Source Reconstruction", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 843, Issue 2, article id. 78, 17 pp. (2017) (Jul 2017)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "The South Pole Telescope Strong Lensing Cluster Sample", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.#461.08 (Jan 2019)
  2. "Megasaura: The definitive UV spectral atlas of star-forming galaxies at cosmic noon", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.#333.05 (Jan 2019)
  3. "Measuring the Mass at the Cores of Strong Gravitational Lensing Galaxy Clusters", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.#261.13 (Jan 2019)
  4. "The South Pole Telescope Strong Lensing Cluster Sample", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.#461.08 (Jan 2019)
  5. "Megasaura: The definitive UV spectral atlas of star-forming galaxies at cosmic noon", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.#333.05 (Jan 2019)
  6. "Measuring the Mass at the Cores of Strong Gravitational Lensing Galaxy Clusters", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.#261.13 (Jan 2019)
  7. "Spectroscopic Confirmation of Five Galaxy Clusters at z > 1.25 in the 2500 deg^2 SPT-SZ Survey", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #232, id. 324.05 (Jun 2018)
  8. "X-Ray Properties of Lensing-Selected Clusters", American Astronomical Society, HEAD meeting #16, id.105.05 (Aug 2017)
  9. "See Change: the Supernova Sample from the Supernova Cosmology Project High Redshift Cluster Supernova Survey", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #229, id.341.08 (Jan 2017)
  10. "The Evolving Shape of Galaxy Clusters", The Zeldovich Universe: Genesis and Growth of the Cosmic Web, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, Volume 308, pp. 217-218 (Oct 2016)

 
Visitors
Past Visitors:
  1. Thomas Rice, University of Michigan (2016)
  2. Nicolaas Groeneboom, University of Oslo (2013)
  3. Nicolaas Groeneboom, Institute of theoretical astrophysics, University of Oslo (2012)
  4. August Evrard, University of MIchigan (2011)
  5. Dennis Zaritsky, University of Arizona (2011)
  6. Chuck Steidel, California Institute of Technology (2010)
  7. Subha Majumdar, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (2009)
  8. Joseph Hennawi, University of California, Berkeley (2008)