Richard Kessler

KICP Senior researcher
 
Contact Information
Phone: (773) 834-7941
Location: ERC 449
Email: kesslerkicp.uchicago.edu
WWW: Web Site
 
Students
Past Students

GRADUATE: Benjamin E. Dilday (2008)
 
KICP Publications
2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004


Latest Journal Publications
  1. "A Search for Optical Emission from Binary-Black-Hole Merger GW170814 with the Dark Energy Camera", arXiv:1812.01579 (Dec 2018)
  2. "Simulations of the WFIRST Supernova Survey and Forecasts of Cosmological Constraints", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 867, Issue 1, article id. 23, 34 pp. (2018) (Nov 2018)
  3. "First Cosmology Results Using Type Ia Supernovae From the Dark Energy Survey: Survey Overview and Supernova Spectroscopy", arXiv:1811.09565 (Nov 2018)
  4. "Rapidly evolving transients in the Dark Energy Survey", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 481, Issue 1, p.894-917 (Nov 2018)
  5. "Cosmological Constraints from Multiple Probes in the Dark Energy Survey", arXiv:1811.02375 (Nov 2018)
  6. "Steve: A hierarchical Bayesian model for Supernova Cosmology", arXiv:1811.02381 (Nov 2018)
  7. "First Cosmology Results Using Type Ia Supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey: Effects of Chromatic Corrections to Supernova Photometry on Measurements of Cosmological Parameters", arXiv:1811.02380 (Nov 2018)
  8. "First Cosmology Results using Type Ia Supernova from the Dark Energy Survey: Simulations to Correct Supernova Distance Biases", arXiv:1811.02379 (Nov 2018)
  9. "First Cosmology Results Using Type Ia Supernovae From the Dark Energy Survey: Photometric Pipeline and Light Curve Data Release", arXiv:1811.02378 (Nov 2018)
  10. "First Cosmology Results Using Type Ia Supernovae From the Dark Energy Survey: Analysis, Systematic Uncertainties, and Validation", arXiv:1811.02377 (Nov 2018)
  11. "First Cosmological Results using Type Ia Supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey: Measurement of the Hubble Constant", arXiv:1811.02376 (Nov 2018)
  12. "First Cosmology Results using Type Ia Supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey: Constraints on Cosmological Parameters", arXiv:1811.02374 (Nov 2018)
  13. "Extending Supernova Spectral Templates for Next-generation Space Telescope Observations", Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 130, Issue 993, pp. 114504 (2018) (Nov 2018)
  14. "First Cosmology Results using Type Ia Supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey: Constraints on Cosmological Parameters", arXiv:1811.02374 (Nov 2018)
  15. "The Foundation Supernova Survey: Measuring Cosmological Parameters with Supernovae from a Single Telescope", arXiv:1811.09286 (Nov 2018)
  16. "The Photometric LSST Astronomical Time-series Classification Challenge (PLAsTiCC): Data set", arXiv:1810.00001 (Sep 2018)
  17. "The Photometric LSST Astronomical Time-series Classification Challenge (PLAsTiCC): Selection of a performance metric for classification probabilities balancing diverse science goals", arXiv:1809.11145 (Sep 2018)
  18. "Quasar Accretion Disk Sizes from Continuum Reverberation Mapping from the Dark Energy Survey", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 862, Issue 2, article id. 123, 13 pp. (2018) (Aug 2018)
  19. "The Dark Energy Survey Image Processing Pipeline", Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 130, Issue 989, pp. 074501 (2018) (Jul 2018)
  20. "The Complete Light-curve Sample of Spectroscopically Confirmed SNe Ia from Pan-STARRS1 and Cosmological Constraints from the Combined Pantheon Sample", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 859, Issue 2, article id. 101, 28 pp. (2018) (Jun 2018)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "Dark energy survey operations: years 4 and 5", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 10704, id. 107040D 18 pp. (2018) (Jul 2018)
  2. "Supernova Cosmology Without Spectroscopy", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #231, id. 258.12 (Jan 2018)
  3. "Measuring Cosmological Parameters with Photometrically Classified Pan-STARRS Supernovae", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #231, id. 308.06 (Jan 2018)
  4. "Creation of a Unified Set of Core-Collapse Supernovae for Training of Photometric Classifiers", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #229, id.434.05 (Jan 2017)
  5. "Decontaminating Cosmology: Towards Measuring Dark Energy with Photometrically Classified Pan-STARRS Supernovae", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #229, id.115.03 (Jan 2017)
  6. "The dark energy survey and operations: years 1 to 3", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9910, id. 99101D 19 pp. (2016) (Jul 2016)
  7. "aTmcam: A Simple Atmospheric Transmission Monitoring Camera For Sub 1 Percent Photometric Precision", The Science of Calibration. Conference Series Volume 503. Proceedings of a Conference held at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois, USA 16-19 April 2012. Edited by Deustua, S.; Allam, S.; Tucker, D.; Smith, J. A.. ASP Conference Series
  8. "Supernova Host Galaxy Identification: Applications for the Dark Energy Survey and Future Surveys", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #227, id.103.06 (Jan 2016)
  9. "The Dark Energy Survey and operations: Year 1", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9149, id. 91490V 15 pp. (2014) (Aug 2014)
  10. "Impact of LSST filter properties on simulated supernovae samples", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, id.254.39 (Jan 2014)

 
Visitors
Past Visitors:
  1. Dillon Brout, University of Pennsylvania (2018)
  2. Dillon Brout, UPenn (2017)
  3. Rebekah Hounsell, University of California Santa Cruz (2017)
  4. Michelle Lochner, University College London (2016)
  5. Rachel Wolf, University of Pennsylvania (2016)
  6. Dillon Brout, University of Pennsylvania (2015)
  7. Pagnotta Ashley, American Museum of Natural History (2014)
  8. Mattia Bulla, Queen's University Belfast (2014)
  9. Ricardo Covarrubias, NCSA - University of Illinois (2014)
  10. Chris D'Andrea, Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of Portsmouth (2014)
  11. John Fischer, University of Pennsylvania (2014)
  12. Daniel Goldstein, UC Berkeley (2014)
  13. Cole Holcomb, Princeton University (2014)
  14. Natallia Karpenka, Stockholm University (2014)
  15. Chiaki Kobayashi, University of Hertfordshire (2014)
  16. Marisa March, University of Pennsylvania (2014)
  17. Graur Or, New York University (NYU) (2014)
  18. Michele Sasdelli, Max Planck Institut for Astrophysics - Garching (2014)
  19. Daniel Scolnic, Johns Hopkins University (2014)
  20. William Wolf, University of California Santa Barbara (2014)
  21. Tyrone Woods, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (2014)
  22. Chenchong Zhu, University of Toronto (2014)
  23. Marc Betoule, LPNHE, CNRS-IN2P3 (2013)
  24. Rachel Cane, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  25. Ricardo Covarrubias, University of Illinois (2013)
  26. Chris D'Andrea, Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of Portsmouth (2013)
  27. Patrick El-Hage, LPNHE (2013)
  28. John Fischer, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  29. Ravi Gupta, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  30. Julien Guy, LPNHE Paris (2013)
  31. Marisa March, University of Sussex (2013)
  32. Jennifer Mosher, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  33. Reynald Pain, IN2P3/LPNHE (2013)
  34. Nicolas Regnault, LPNHE - IN2P3 - CNRS (2013)
  35. Nicolas Regnault, LPNHE (2013)
  36. Daniel Scolnic, Johns Hopkins (2013)
  37. Marc Betoule, LPNHE (PARIS, FRANCE) (2012)
  38. Dillon Brout, Johns Hopkins University (2012)
  39. Chris D'Andrea, Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of Portsmouth (2012)
  40. Patrick El-Hage, LPNHE (2012)
  41. Jesse Leaman, Space Science Institute (2012)
  42. Jennifer Mosher, University of Pennsylvania (2012)
  43. Daniel Scolnic, Johns Hopkins University (2012)
  44. Marc Betoule, Laboratoire de Physique Nucleaire et de Hautes Energies (2010)
  45. Julien Guy, Laboratoire de Physique Nucleaire et de Hautes Energies (2010)
  46. Jennifer Mosher, University of Pennsylvania (2010)