Angela V. Olinto
Homer J. Livingston Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Enrico Fermi Institute; and the College

Department Chair: 2012-present, 2003-2006

Education: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987

Phone: (773) 702-8206; (773) 834-0287
Location: ERC 441 (Research Office), ERC 599E (Chair's Office)
Email: olintooddjob.uchicago.edu
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Affiliations: Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics

Research
Publications: ADS | arXiv | inSPIRE

Research Fields:
Olinto's interests are in theoretical astrophysics, particle and nuclear astrophysics, and cosmology. Her work has focused on the highest energy cosmic rays, indirect signatures of particle dark matter, cosmological effects of magnetic fields, natural inflation, and the internal structure of neutron stars.

Graduate Students
Past Graduate Students: Ke Fang (2015, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Fabian Schmidt (2009, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Tonia Venters (2009, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Jennifer Siegal-Gaskins (2008, Physics); Nicholas Busca (2007, Physics); Eun-Joo "Sein" Ahn (2006, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Argyro Tasitsiomi (2005, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Craig E. Tyler (2002, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Lucia Munoz-Franco (2000, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Aparna Venkatesan (2000, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Visnja Katalinic (1999, Astronomy and Astrophysics)

Teaching Courses
Past courses:
  • [ASTR 18200] The Origin and Evolution of the Universe: 2011 - 2012 (Spring); 2010 - 2011 (Autumn); 2009 - 2010 (Autumn); 2008 - 2009 (Autumn); 2007 - 2008 (Winter)
  • [ASTR 30700] Preparation for Summer Research Project: 2004 - 2005 (Spring)
  • [ASTR 30900] Research Project Seminar: 2005 - 2006 (Autumn)
  • [ASTR 40200] Particle Astrophysics: 2006 - 2007 (Autumn)
  • [ASTR 43200] High Energy Cosmic Particles: 2011 - 2012 (Winter)

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