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Joaquin Vieira

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Contact Information

229 Astronomy
1002 W. Green Street, Urbana IL 61801

437C Loomis Laboratory
1110 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801

1205 W Clark St, Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

Friday 3:00-5:00 PM
Loomis 437C

Research Interests

Extragalactic surveys
Galaxy Evolution

Research Description

Professor Vieira is an observational cosmologist in the departments of Astronomy and Physics. His work has focused on instrumentation and observations of the cosmic microwave background -  the relic radiation left over from the big bang - and the evolution of the universe over cosmic time. He is currently actively involved on a number of large cosmological experiments, including the South Pole Telescope (SPT), CMB-S4, and the Terahertz Intensity Mapper (TIM). He regularly observes with major astronomical facilities such as ALMA, Hubble, and JWST. He currently serves as Director of Astronomy at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and is the Founding Director of the Center for AstroPhysical Surveys (CAPS).


2009 Ph.D. Physics, The University of Chicago
2005 M.S. Physics, The University of Chicago
2002 B.S. Astrophysics, The University of California, Los Angeles

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Astronomy
Professor, Physics
Director, Center for Astrophysical Survey, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)
Professor, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)

Recent Publications

Birkin, J. E., Hutchison, T. A., Welch, B., Spilker, J. S., Aravena, M., Bayliss, M. B., Cathey, J., Chapman, S. C., Gonzalez, A. H., Gururajan, G., Hayward, C. C., Khullar, G., Kim, K. J., Mahler, G., Malkan, M. A., Narayanan, D., Olivier, G. M., Phadke, K. A., Reuter, C., ... Weiss, A. (2023). JWST's TEMPLATES for Star Formation: The First Resolved Gas-phase Metallicity Maps of Dust-obscured Star-forming Galaxies at z ∼ 4. Astrophysical Journal, 958(1), Article 64.

Gururajan, G., B'Ethermin, M., Sulzenauer, N., Theulé, P., Spilker, J. S., Aravena, M., Chapman, S. C., Gonzalez, A., Greve, T. R., Narayanan, D., Reuter, C., Vieira, J. D., & Weiss, A. (2023). Observations of neutral carbon in 29 high- z lensed dusty star-forming galaxies and the comparison of gas mass tracers. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 676, Article A89.

Hood, J. C., Simpson, A., McDaniel, A., Foster, A., Ade, P. A. R., Ajello, M., Anderson, A. J., Austermann, J. E., Beall, J. A., Bender, A. N., Benson, B. A., Bianchini, F., Bleem, L. E., Carlstrom, J. E., Chang, C. L., Chaubal, P., Chiang, H. C., Chou, T. L., Citron, R., ... Zhang, L. (2023). Simultaneous Millimeter-wave, Gamma-Ray, and Optical Monitoring of the Blazar PKS 2326-502 during a Flaring State. Astrophysical Journal Letters, 945(2), Article L23.

Janssen, R. M. J., Nie, R., Bumble, B., Liu, L. J., Redford, J., Filippini, J. P., Bradford, C. M., Hailey-Dunsheath, S., Aguirre, J. E., Bracks, J. S., Corso, A. J., Fu, J., Groppi, C. E., Hoh, J., Keenan, R. P., Lowe, I. N., Marrone, D. P., Mauskopf, P. D., Trumper, I., & Vieira, J. D. (2023). Single Pixel Performance of the Kinetic Inductance Detectors for the Terahertz Intensity Mapper. Journal of Low Temperature Physics, 211(5-6), 197-206.

Litke, K. C., Marrone, D. P., Aravena, M., Archipley, M., Béthermin, M., Burgoyne, J., Cathey, J., Chapman, S. C., Gonzalez, A. H., Greve, T. R., Gururajan, G., Hayward, C. C., Malkan, M. A., Phadke, K. A., Reuter, C. A., Rotermund, K. M., Spilker, J. S., Stark, A. A., Sulzenauer, N., ... Weiß, A. (2023). The ISM in the z = 6.9 Interacting Galaxies of SPT0311-58. Astrophysical Journal, 949(2), Article 87.

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