SJSU student research projects

Michael Sandoval and Richard Vo:  “Hiding in plain sight: record-breaking compact stellar systems in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey”, 2015, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, see also press release, TV coverage, and interview

Brad Thompson, “The AIMSS Project – III. The stellar populations of compact stellar systems”, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
 
Vakini Santhanakrishnan, “Studying globular clusters in the dwarf galaxy NGC 247 using Subaru Hyper Suprime-Cam Imaging”, 2016, M.S. Thesis
 
Aaron Deich, “An overmassive dark halo around an ultra-diffuse galaxy in the Virgo cluster”, 2016, The Astrophysical Journal Letters
 
Chris Dixon, “On the formation mechanisms of compact elliptical galaxies”, 2018, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
 
Maria Babakhanyan Stone, “Comparative study of broadband photometry relations for ultra-diffuse and normal galaxies in the Coma cluster”, 2017, M.S. Thesis
 
Maria Babakhanyan Stone, “Origins of ultradiffuse galaxies in the Coma cluster – I. Constraints from velocity phase space”, 2018, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
 
Maria Babakhanyan Stone, “Origins of ultradiffuse galaxies in the Coma cluster – II. Constraints from their stellar populations”, 2018, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
 
Andrea Cajucom, “Morphologies, star-forming regions, and star cluster populations of gas-rich ultra-diffuse galaxies”, 2020, American Astronomical Society iPoster, see also interview
 
Jacob Day, “Globular clusters in the dwarf spiral galaxy NGC 2403”, 2020, American Astronomical Society iPoster
 
Bitha Salimkumar, “Dark matter classification in simulated galaxies using machine learning”, 2020, M.S. Thesis
 
Alex Colebaugh, “Low-mass compact elliptical galaxies: spatially resolved stellar populations and kinematics with the Keck Cosmic Web Imager”, 2021, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society