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. "Lens Model and Source Reconstruction Reveal the Morphology and Star Formation Distribution in the Cool Spiral LIRG SGAS J143845.1+145407", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 875, Issue 1, article id. 18, 7 pp. (2019) (Apr 2019)
  2. "Strong Lens Models for 37 Clusters of Galaxies from the SDSS Giant Arcs Survey", arXiv:1904.05940 (Apr 2019)
  3. "Hubble captures multiply-imaged ionizing radiation from strongly lensed galaxy at z=2.4", arXiv:1904.08186 (Apr 2019)
  4. "Anatomy of a Cooling Flow: The Feedback Response to Pure Cooling in the Core of the Phoenix Cluster", arXiv:1904.08942 (Apr 2019)
  5. "Lens Model and Source Reconstruction Reveal the Morphology and Star Formation Distribution in the Cool Spiral LIRG SGAS J143845.1$+$145407", arXiv:1903.00532 (Mar 2019)
  6. "Spatially Resolved Outflows in a Seyfert Galaxy at z = 2.39", arXiv:1903.10403 (Mar 2019)
  7. "Spectroscopic Confirmation of Five Galaxy Clusters at z > 1.25 in the 2500 deg2 SPT-SZ Survey", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 870, Issue 1, article id. 7, 16 pp. (2019) (Jan 2019)
  8. "Cluster Cosmology Constraints from the 2500 deg$^2$ SPT-SZ Survey: Inclusion of Weak Gravitational Lensing Data from Magellan and the Hubble Space Telescope", arXiv:1812.01679 (Dec 2018)
  9. "The importance of secondary halos for strong lensing in massive galaxy clusters across redshift", arXiv:1810.13330 (Oct 2018)
  10. "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)
  11. "VizieR Online Data Catalog: MEGaSaURA. II. Stacked spectra (Rigby+, 2018)", VizieR On-line Data Catalog: J/ApJ/853/87. Originally published in: 2018ApJ...853...87R (Oct 2018)
  12. "Accurately predicting the escape fraction of ionizing photons using rest-frame ultraviolet absorption lines", Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 616, id.A30, 12 pp (Aug 2018)
  13. "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)
  14. "Discovering Massive z > 1 Galaxy Clusters with Spitzer and SPTpol", Spitzer Proposal ID #14096 (May 2018)
  15. "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)
  16. "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 (Feb 2018)
  17. "A clumpy and anisotropic galaxy halo at redshift 1 from gravitational-arc tomography", Nature, Volume 554, Issue 7693, pp. 493-496 (2018) (Feb 2018)
  18. "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)
  19. "TEMPLATES: Targeting Extremely Magnified Panchromatic Lensed Arcs and Their Extended Star Formation", JWST Proposal ID 1355. Cycle 0 Early Release Science (Nov 2017)
  20. "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)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "Zooming In on Distant Star-Formation: Strong Lensing Assisted Observations of X-Ray Emission From Young Stellar Populations at Cosmic Noon", American Astronomical Society, HEAD meeting #17, id.200.06 (Mar 2019)
  2. "The South Pole Telescope Strong Lensing Cluster Sample", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.#461.08 (Jan 2019)
  3. "Megasaura: The definitive UV spectral atlas of star-forming galaxies at cosmic noon", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.#333.05 (Jan 2019)
  4. "Measuring the Mass at the Cores of Strong Gravitational Lensing Galaxy Clusters", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.#261.13 (Jan 2019)
  5. "The South Pole Telescope Strong Lensing Cluster Sample", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.461.08 (Jan 2019)
  6. "Megasaura: The definitive UV spectral atlas of star-forming galaxies at cosmic noon", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.333.05 (Jan 2019)
  7. "Measuring the Mass at the Cores of Strong Gravitational Lensing Galaxy Clusters", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.261.13 (Jan 2019)
  8. "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)
  9. "X-Ray Properties of Lensing-Selected Clusters", American Astronomical Society, HEAD meeting #16, id.105.05 (Aug 2017)
  10. "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)

 
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)