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
2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004


Latest Journal Publications
  1. "Search for Type Ia supernova NUV-optical subclasses", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 466, Issue 1, p.884-891 (Apr 2017)
  2. "A Search for Kilonovae in the Dark Energy Survey", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 837, Issue 1, article id. 57, 15 pp. (2017) (Mar 2017)
  3. "Simulations of the WFIRST Supernova Survey and Forecasts of Cosmological Constraints", arXiv:1702.01747 (Feb 2017)
  4. "Correcting Type Ia Supernova Distances for Selection Biases and Contamination in Photometrically Identified Samples", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 836, Issue 1, article id. 56, 14 pp. (2017) (Feb 2017)
  5. "Classification of 11 DES supernova with OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9961 (Jan 2017)
  6. "Classification of DES16C3dmp as a SLSN-I by VLT", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9953 (Jan 2017)
  7. "Classification of 17 DES Supernova with OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9855 (Dec 2016)
  8. "Classification of DES16C2nm as a SLSN at z=1.998", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9700 (Nov 2016)
  9. "Classification of 17 DES supernova with OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9742 (Nov 2016)
  10. "Cosmology with Contaminated Samples: Methods of Measuring Dark Energy with Photometrically Classified Pan-STARRS Supernovae", arXiv:1611.07042 (Nov 2016)
  11. "A Search for Kilonovae in the Dark Energy Survey", arXiv:1611.08052 (Nov 2016)
  12. "Correcting Type Ia Supernova Distances for Selection Biases and Contamination in Photometrically Identified Samples", arXiv:1610.04677 (Oct 2016)
  13. "Correction to ATel #9636 - Missing Table", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9637 (Oct 2016)
  14. "Classification of 2 DES supernova with OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9636 (Oct 2016)
  15. "Classification of 5 DES supernova by Gemini", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9633 (Oct 2016)
  16. "Classification of DES16C2ma by GTC", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9460 (Sep 2016)
  17. "Classification of 4 DES supernova by Gemini", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9490 (Sep 2016)
  18. "Classification of 9 DES supernova by Magellan", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9505 (Sep 2016)
  19. "Classification of 13 DES supernova with OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9504 (Sep 2016)
  20. "Classification of 8 DES Supernova with OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 9570 (Sep 2016)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "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)
  2. "Decontaminating Cosmology: Towards Measuring Dark Energy with Photometrically Classified Pan-STARRS Supernovae", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #229, id.115.03 (Jan 2017)
  3. "The dark energy survey and operations: years 1 to 3", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9910, id. 99101D 19 pp. (2016) (Jul 2016)
  4. "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
  5. "Supernova Host Galaxy Identification: Applications for the Dark Energy Survey and Future Surveys", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #227, id.103.06 (Jan 2016)
  6. "The Dark Energy Survey and operations: Year 1", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9149, id. 91490V 15 pp. (2014) (Aug 2014)
  7. "Impact of LSST filter properties on simulated supernovae samples", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, id.254.39 (Jan 2014)
  8. "Improved cosmological constraints from a joint analysis of the SNLS and SDSS surveys", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, id.427.04 (Jan 2014)
  9. "Light Curve Model Uncertainties from SDSS and SNLS Data", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #221, id.#253.02 (Jan 2013)
  10. "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)

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