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
2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004


Latest Journal Publications
  1. "Classification of DES16C2nm as a SLSN at z=1.998", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9700 (Nov 2016)
  2. "Search For Type Ia Supernova NUV-Optical Subclasses", arXiv:1611.02984 (Nov 2016)
  3. "Classification of 17 DES supernova with OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9742 (Nov 2016)
  4. "Cosmology with Contaminated Samples: Methods of Measuring Dark Energy with Photometrically Classified Pan-STARRS Supernovae", arXiv:1611.07042 (Nov 2016)
  5. "A Search for Kilonovae in the Dark Energy Survey", arXiv:1611.08052 (Nov 2016)
  6. "Correcting Type Ia Supernova Distances for Selection Biases and Contamination in Photometrically Identified Samples", arXiv:1610.04677 (Oct 2016)
  7. "Correction to ATel #9636 - Missing Table", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9637 (Oct 2016)
  8. "Classification of 2 DES supernova with OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9636 (Oct 2016)
  9. "Classification of 5 DES supernova by Gemini", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9633 (Oct 2016)
  10. "Classification of DES16C2ma by GTC", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9460 (Sep 2016)
  11. "Classification of 4 DES supernova by Gemini", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9490 (Sep 2016)
  12. "Classification of 9 DES supernova by Magellan", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9505 (Sep 2016)
  13. "Classification of 13 DES supernova with OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9504 (Sep 2016)
  14. "Classification of 8 DES Supernova with OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9570 (Sep 2016)
  15. "Observation and Confirmation of Six Strong-lensing Systems in the Dark Energy Survey Science Verification Data", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 827, Issue 1, article id. 51, 16 pp. (2016) (Aug 2016)
  16. "Supplement: “Localization and Broadband Follow-up of the Gravitational-wave Transient GW150914” (2016, ApJL, 826, L13)", The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, Volume 225, Issue 1, article id. 8, 15 pp. (2016) (Jul 2016)
  17. "VizieR Online Data Catalog: SDSS-II SN Survey: host-galaxy spectral data (Wolf+, 2016)", VizieR On-line Data Catalog: J/ApJ/821/115. Originally published in: 2016ApJ...821..115W (Jul 2016)
  18. "Classification of 20 DES supernovae by Magellan", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 8954 (Apr 2016)
  19. "Classification of 5 DES supernovae by MMT", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 8952 (Apr 2016)
  20. "Classification of 5 DES supernovae by Magellan", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 8797 (Mar 2016)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "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
  2. "Supernova Host Galaxy Identification: Applications for the Dark Energy Survey and Future Surveys", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #227, id.103.06 (Jan 2016)
  3. "The Dark Energy Survey and operations: Year 1", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9149, id. 91490V 15 pp. (2014) (Aug 2014)
  4. "Impact of LSST filter properties on simulated supernovae samples", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, id.254.39 (Jan 2014)
  5. "Improved cosmological constraints from a joint analysis of the SNLS and SDSS surveys", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, id.427.04 (Jan 2014)
  6. "Light Curve Model Uncertainties from SDSS and SNLS Data", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #221, id.#253.02 (Jan 2013)
  7. "Correlations Between Type Ia Supernovae and Their Host Galaxies Using the SDSS and Multi-wavelength Photometry", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #221, id.#106.06 (Jan 2013)
  8. "Type II-P Supernovae from SDSS II Supernova Survey", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #213, #425.14; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 41, p.254; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 41, p.254 (Jan 2009)
  9. "Eighty-Four New Low Redshift SN Ia Lightcurves From the SDSS-II SN Survey", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #213, #425.12; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 41, p.254; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 41, p.254 (Jan 2009)
  10. "SDSS-II Supernova Survey - Fall 2005 Spectroscopy Results", American Astronomical Society Meeting 208, #2.02; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 38, p.78 (Jun 2006)

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