Angela V. Olinto

Albert A. Michelson Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Enrico Fermi Institute; and the College

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
  • Wednesday Colloquium committee
  • Conferences, Workshops and Visitors committee
  • Appointments committee
  • PFC Executive 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", Journal of Instrumentation, Volume 12, Issue 10, pp. T10005 (2017) (Oct 2017)
  2. "Spectral calibration of the fluorescence telescopes of the Pierre Auger Observatory", Astroparticle Physics, Volume 95, p. 44-56 (Oct 2017)
  3. "Search for High-energy Neutrinos from Binary Neutron Star Merger GW170817 with ANTARES, IceCube, and the Pierre Auger Observatory", arXiv:1710.05839 (Oct 2017)
  4. "Inferences on Mass Composition and Tests of Hadronic Interactions from 0.3 to 100 EeV using the water-Cherenkov Detectors of the Pierre Auger Observatory", arXiv:1710.07249 (Oct 2017)
  5. "Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger", The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 848, Issue 2, article id. L12, 59 pp. (2017) (Oct 2017)
  6. "Meteor studies in the framework of the JEM-EUSO program", Planetary and Space Science, Volume 143, p. 245-255 (Sep 2017)
  7. "Observation of a Large-scale Anisotropy in the Arrival Directions of Cosmic Rays above $8 imes 10^{18}$ eV", arXiv:1709.07321 (Sep 2017)
  8. "The Pierre Auger Observatory: Contributions to the 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC 2017)", arXiv:1708.06592 (Aug 2017)
  9. "POEMMA: Probe Of Extreme Multi-Messenger Astrophysics", arXiv:1708.07599 (Aug 2017)
  10. "Multi-resolution anisotropy studies of ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays detected at the Pierre Auger Observatory", Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, Issue 06, article id. 026 (2017) (Jun 2017)
  11. "Search for photons with energies above 1018 eV using the hybrid detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory", Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, Issue 04, article id. 009 (2017) (Apr 2017)
  12. "Combined fit of spectrum and composition data as measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory", Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, Issue 04, article id. 038 (2017) (Apr 2017)
  13. "A Targeted Search for Point Sources of EeV Photons with the Pierre Auger Observatory", The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 837, Issue 2, article id. L25, 7 pp. (2017) (Mar 2017)
  14. "White paper on EUSO-SPB2", arXiv:1703.04513 (Mar 2017)
  15. "Muon counting using silicon photomultipliers in the AMIGA detector of the Pierre Auger observatory", Journal of Instrumentation, Volume 12, Issue 03, pp. P03002 (2017) (Mar 2017)
  16. "Sensitivity of a proposed space-based Cherenkov astrophysical-neutrino telescope", Physical Review D, Volume 95, Issue 2, id.023004 (Jan 2017)
  17. "Ultrahigh-energy neutrino follow-up of gravitational wave events GW150914 and GW151226 with the Pierre Auger Observatory", Physical Review D, Volume 94, Issue 12, id.122007 (Dec 2016)
  18. "Evidence for a mixed mass composition at the 'ankle' in the cosmic-ray spectrum", Physics Letters B, Volume 762, p. 288-295 (Nov 2016)
  19. "Testing Hadronic Interactions at Ultrahigh Energies with Air Showers Measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory", Physical Review Letters, Volume 117, Issue 19, id.192001 (Nov 2016)
  20. "Energy estimation of cosmic rays with the Engineering Radio Array of the Pierre Auger Observatory", Physical Review D, Volume 93, Issue 12, id.122005 (Jun 2016)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "The Extreme Universe Space Observatory Super Pressure Balloon Mission", APS April Meeting 2017, abstract #R4.006 (Jan 2017)
  2. "EUSO-SPB to observe UHECR from above", APS April Meeting 2017, abstract #R4.003 (Jan 2017)
  3. "EUSO-SPB and the future of Space observations of UHECRs", APS April Meeting 2017, abstract #K4.003 (Jan 2017)
  4. "The EUSO-SPB Mission", APS April Meeting 2016, abstract #M12.002 (Mar 2016)
  5. "Update on JEM-EUSO", APS April Meeting 2016, abstract #J13.006 (Mar 2016)
  6. "High-Energy Neutrinos from Galaxy Clusters", APS April Meeting 2016, abstract #H12.005 (Mar 2016)
  7. "Evolution and Next Generation of Large Cosmic-Ray Experiments", APS April Meeting 2016, abstract #Y7.002 (Mar 2016)
  8. "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)
  9. "Extreme Energy Particles with JEM-EUSO", APS April Meeting 2014, abstract #K8.001 (Mar 2014)
  10. "High Energy Neutrino Emission Induced by Ultrahigh Energy Nuclei in Cluster Accretion Shocks", APS April Meeting 2014, abstract #J8.001 (Mar 2014)

 
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)