Galaxy destruction workshop

 

curriculum vitae

Chris Purcell

Postdoc Research Assoc.

Physics & Astronomy Dept.

401E Allen Hall

3941 O?Hara St.

Univ. of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh PA, 15260


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Research - simulation of galaxy formation/stability/disruption; analytic

                 formulation of ?CDM structure and self-interaction; connecting

                 Local Group observation to precision cosmological models


Education - B.S. Physics, magna cum laude,                                

                 M.S. Physics & Astronomy,                                     

                 Ph.D. Physics & Astronomy,                      


Teaching -  Physics 20A: Introduction to Astronomy                

                 Physics 52B: Circuits Lab                                     

                 Physics 3LC: Basic Physics Laboratory                 

                 >100 hours of astronomy outreach to

                 local communities and schools                              

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Heated Disc Stars in the Stellar Halo

Chris W. Purcell (UC Irvine), James S. Bullock (UC Irvine),

Stelios Kazantzidis (Ohio State): 2010, MNRAS, 404, 1711



The Dark Disk of the Milky Way

Chris W. Purcell, James S. Bullock, Manoj Kaplinghat (UC Irvine): 2009, ApJ, 703, 2775



The Destruction of Thin Stellar Disks via

Cosmologically Common Satellite Accretion Events

Chris W. Purcell (UC Irvine), Stelios Kazantzidis (Ohio State),

James S. Bullock (UC Irvine): 2009, ApJ, 694, L98



The Metallicity of Diffuse Intrahalo Light

Chris W. Purcell, James S. Bullock (UC Irvine),

Andrew R. Zentner (Univ. of Pittsburgh): 2008, MNRAS, 391, 550



Shredded Galaxies as the Source of

Diffuse Intrahalo Light On Varying Scales

Chris W. Purcell, James S. Bullock (UC Irvine),

Andrew R. Zentner (KICP, Univ. of Chicago): 2007, ApJ, 666, 20

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Mergers and Disk Survival in ?CDM

James S. Bullock, Kyle R. Stewart, Chris W. Purcell (UC Irvine):

2009, IAU Symposium, 254, 85



The Assembly of Galaxy Clusters

Joel C. Berrier, Kyle R. Stewart, James S. Bullock,

Chris W. Purcell, Elizabeth J. Barton (UC Irvine),

Risa H. Wechsler (Stanford): 2009, ApJ, 690, 1292



Stellar Populations across the NGC 4244 Truncated Galactic Disk

R.S. de Jong, A.C. Seth, D. Radburn-Smith, E.F. Bell, T.M. Brown,

J.S. Bullock, S. Courteau, J.J. Dalcanton, H.C. Ferguson,

  1. P.Goudfrooij, S. Holfeltz, Holwerda, B. W., C. Purcell, Sick, J.,

D. Zucker: 2007, ApJ, 667, L49



GHOSTS: The Resolved Stellar Outskirts of Massive Disk Galaxies

R.S. de Jong, A.C. Seth, E.F. Bell, T.M. Brown, J.S. Bullock,

  1. S.Courteau, J.J. Dalcanton, H.C. Ferguson, P. Goudfrooij,

  2. S.Holfeltz, C. Purcell, D. Radburn-Smith, D. Zucker:

2007, IAU Symposium, 241, 503

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