Prof. Joaquin D. Vieira

Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy and the Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Visiting Associate, Division of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy, Caltech

Research Affiliate, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

Contact Info:

Illinois webpage

Midwest Coordinates:
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department of Astronomy, MC-221
1002 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Office: Astronomy building, 229
Office Phone: +1 217 244 6795

Virtual Coordinates:
email: vieira-at-caltech.edu
email: jvieira-at-illinois.edu

Scientific Interests:

observational cosmology
extragalactic backgrounds and fluctuations
sub/mm instrumentation
galaxy evolution
stuff at high redshift
submm spectroscopy
large scale structure
gravitational lensing
epoch of reionization
SZ surveys
the beginning
early life

Projects I work on:

South Pole Telescope
Herschel-SPIRE and HerMES
Z-Spec

SPT Strongly Lensed Dusty Star Forming Galaxies:

SPT SMGs

Documents:

CV
CV - long version
Publication list
PhD thesis from 2009

Author profile from INSPIRE

A vaguely recent talk (heavily redacted):
Nov 2012

Some older talks (external links):
SNOWPAC 2012
UCI submm 2011
Aspen 2008

Press:

First light with ALMA (April 2014):

National Geographic

First CMB B-mode detection with SPT and Herschel (~Oct 2013):

Space.com
Astronomy Magazine
Daily Galaxy
Space Daily
ESA (short)
ESA (long)

First redshift survey with ALMA (~March 2013):

Smithsonian Air & Space
LA Times
Discovery Magazine
Science Daily
Phys.Org
Universe Today
Space.com
Kavli Spotlight
U. Chicago
NSF
NRAO

Building the South Pole Telescope:

LA Times March 2008
Chicago Tribune Dec 2007

Interviews:

Kavli Institute Spotlight video interview March 2013
AstroMcGill podcast audio interview Sept 2012
Encyclopedia Show video interview June 2012

Other:

Pictures
The Ultimate Geek Flattery (see the white board)
Think you have what it takes to winter-over at the South Pole? Take this simple test!
Google street view of South Pole Telescope

Links:

Caltech Astro Page
Caltech ObsCos Group
Caltech Talks
Illinois Faculty Profile
Illinois Department of Astronomy

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