Richard Ellis’ Former and Current Ph.D. Students (1974-present)


 

 

Student

Dates

Thesis Title

Current Position

 

 

 

 

 

1

David  Axon

1970-74

Polarisation Studies of Galaxies

Head, Math & Physical Sci, U Sussex (deceased)

 

2

Stephen Phillipps

1975-79

Correlation Analysis of Deep Galaxy Samples

Emeritus Professor of Astrophysics, U Bristol

3

Iain Inglis

1979-86

Spectroscopic Studies of Supergiant Elliptical Galaxies

Senior Executive, Logica Ltd

4

Bahram Mobasher

1982-86

An infrared study of a sample of optically-selected galaxies

Professor of Astronomy, UC Riverside

5

Iain MacLaren

1983-87

Studies of distant clusters of galaxies

Director, Center for Excellence in Learning & Teaching, National University of Ireland, Galway

6

Tom Broadhurst

1984-89

A faint galaxy redshift and implications for cosmology

Research Professor, University of Basque Country

7

Richard Bower

1986-90

The stellar populations of early-type galaxies in groups and clusters

Professor of Astronomy, U Durham

8

Alfonso Aragòn Salamanca

1988-91

Optical and infrared studies of distant galaxies

Professor of Astronomy, U Nottingham

9

Ian Smail

1989-93

Gravitational lensing by rich clusters of galaxies

Professor of Astronomy, U Durham

 

10

 

Jeremy Heyl

 

1992-94

 

Galaxy evolution: observations, analysis and theory

 

Professor & Canada Research Chair, U British Columbia

11

Francisco Castander

1993-96

X-ray studies of high redshift galaxies

Scientific Investigator, IEEC, Barcelona

12

Amy Barger

1993-98

The morphological evolution of galaxies in distant clusters

Professor of Astronomy, U Wisconsin

13

Tim Ebbels

1994-98

Galaxy Evolution from Gravitational Lensing Studies with Hubble Space Telescope

Reader, Department of Surgery & Cancer; Imperial College London

14

Jarle Brinchmann

1995-99

The Physical Evolution of Field Galaxies

Director, Institute for Astrophysics & Space Science, Porto

15

Felipe Menanteau

 

1996-00

The Star Formation History of Field Ellipticals

Research Professor, NCSA, U Illinois

16

Meghan Gray

1997-01

Wide-Field Optical and Infrared Observations of Weak Gravitational Lensing

Associate Professor, Nottingham U

17

Mark Sullivan

1998-01

Astrophysical Tracers of the Cosmic Star Formation History

Professor of Astrophysics, Southampton U

18

David Bacon

1998-01

The Detection and Measurement of Cosmic Shear

Professor of Cosmology, Portsmouth U

 

19

Andrew Firth

1998-02

Galaxy Evolution from Multi-colour Surveys

Reader, Department of Pathology, Cambridge U

 

20

Richard Massey

2000-04

Gravitational Lensing with High Resolution Imaging

Professor & Royal Society Research Fellow, Durham U

 

21

Michael Santos

2000-03

Galaxy Formation at the Time of Reionization

Deputy Director, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

 

22

David Sand

2001-05

On the Distribution of Dark Matter in Clusters of Galaxies

Assistant Professor, U Arizona

23

Kevin Bundy

2002-06

On the Mass Assembly History of Galaxies

Assistant Professor, UC Santa Cruz

 

24

Sean Moran

2003-07

Understanding the Physical Processes Driving Galaxy Evolution in Clusters

Staff Scientist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

25

Daniel Stark

2004-08

Observing Galaxy Formation During the First 2 Billions Years

Assistant Professor, U Arizona

26

Tucker Jones

2007-12

Detailed Studies of High Redshift Galaxies

Assistant Professor, UC Davis

 

27 

Sarah Miller

2008-12

Assembly History of Disk Galaxies

US Government

 

28

Andrew Newman

2007-13

Dark Matter and the Assembly History of Massive Galaxies and Clusters

Staff Member, Carnegie Observatories

29

Matt Schenker

2009-14

How Did Galaxies Reionize the Universe

Quantitative Researcher, Process Driven Trading, New York

30

Sirio Belli

2010-15

Deep Near-Infrared Spectroscopy of High Redshift Galaxies: The Physical Growth of Passive Systems

Clay Fellow, Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge MA

31

Nicha Leethochawalit

2013-19

Spectroscopy of Galaxies: Evolution of Escape Fractions, Metallicity Gradients and Stellar Metallicity

                       

ASTRO-3D Postdoctoral Researcher, Melbourne University

32 

 

33

Guido Roberts-

Borsani

Tom Fletcher

2015-19

 

2016-

Galactic-Scale Outflows in Galaxies of the Local Universe

The Ionising Output and Gas Content of Galaxies                       

Postdoctoral Scholar, UC Los Angeles

 

Postdoctoral Scholar, Cambridge University

 

 

 

 

 

34

 

35  

Romain Meyer

 

Pascal Förster

2017-20

 

2019-

Quasars as Probes of the Early Intergalactic Medium       

 

Postdoctoral Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Germany

                           

Jointly supervised with (in order of appearance):  Michael Scarrott, Carlos Frenk, Jean-Paul Kneib, Roberto Abraham(2), Alexandre Refregier(2), Ofer Lahav, Alexandre Refregier, Marc Kamionkowski, Tommaso Treu, Chris Conselice,  Tommaso Treu, Mark Sullivan, Evan Kirby, Amelie Saintonge(2), Andrew Pontzen, Thomas Greve