The Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory

Swift PhDs

Theses from 2019

  1. Recurrent Instability in LMXB Accretion Disks: How Strange is GRS 1915+105?
    Court, Jamie; University of Southampton
  2. Explosive Phenomena and State Transitions in Low-mass X-ray Binaries
    Lin, Jie; Shanghai Astronomical Observatory
  3. X-raying the gamma-ray sky
    Marchesini, Ezequiel; University of La Plata and University of Turin
  4. Spectral analysis of GRBs observed by Swift and Fermi satellites
    Moneer, Eman; University of Leicester
  5. Unveiling feedback processes in newly selected hard X-ray AGN
    Rojas, Alejandra; Universidad Andrés Bello, Santiago de Chile
  6. Observational study on temporal activity of central engine and circumburst medium in gamma-ray bursts
    Yoshida, Kazuki; Kanazawa University

Theses from 2018

  1. Surveying Transient Host Galaxies with ASAS-SN
    Brown, Jonathan; Ohio State University
  2. The Accretion Discs of Transient X-ray Binaries
    Eckersall, Alexander; University of Leicester
  3. Understanding the most powerful explosions in the Universe
    Gibson, Sarah; University of Leicester
  4. Probing Late-Stage Stellar Evolution Through Robotic Follow-Up of Nearby Supernovae
    Hosseinzadeh, Griffin; University of California, Santa Barbara
  5. When Thermal Meets Non-thermal: Investigating Gamma-ray Emission from Very-High-Energy Blazars
    Johnson, Caitlin: UC Santa Cruz
  6. Constraining the Physics of relativistic jets with radio through (sub-)millimetre properties of X-ray binaries
    Tetarenko, Alexandra; U. of Alberta
  7. Constraining the Physics of the X-ray Irradiated Accretion Discs in Low-Mass X-ray Binaries with Observations
    Tetarenko, Bailey; U. of Alberta
  8. Study of highly magnetised accreting neutron stars in the Magellanic Clouds and beyond
    Vasilopoulos, Georgios; Technical University of Munich

Theses from 2017

  1. X-ray Timing of Young Pulsars
    Archibald, Robert; McGill University
  2. Multiwavelength observations of Active Galactic Nuclei from the radio to the hard X-rays
    Beuchert, Tobias; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  3. Interpreting UV/Optical Type IIn Supernova Light Curves Using a Simple Modeling Approach
    De La Rosa, Janie; UT San Antonio
  4. The Data Mining Guide to the Galaxy -- Active Galactic Nuclei in a Multi-Wavelength Context
    Einecke, Sabrina; Technische Universität Dortmund
  5. Reverberation Mapping of the Continuum Source in Active Galactic Nuclei
    Fausnaugh, Michael; Ohio State University
  6. Extreme particle acceleration in microquasar jets and pulsar wind nebulae with the MAGIC telescopes
    Fernández-Barral, Alba; Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  7. Stripped-envelope supernovae discovered by the Palomar Transient Factory
    Fremling, Christoffer; Stockholm University
  8. Gamma-ray Bursts: the Propagation of Relativistic Jets and its Application
    Geng, Jin-Jun; Nanjing University
  9. Swift/UVOT Observations of Star Formation and Dust Attenuation in both Local and High Redshift Galaxies
    Hagen, Lea; Penn State
  10. Stellar Death in the Nearby Universe
    Holoien, Thomas; Ohio State University
  11. High Mass X-ray Binaries at Extreme Energies with VERITAS
    Kar, Payel; University of Utah
  12. Understanding progenitors of gamma-ray bursts with multi-wavelength properties
    Li, Ye; University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  13. Gamma-ray burst prompt emission: new insights into spectral characterization
    Oganesyan, Gor; Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati
  14. On the gamma-ray emission from cosmic-ray sources
    Peng, Fang-Kun; Nanjing University, China
  15. Mass accretion rate fluctuations in Black Hole X-ray Binaries
    Rapisarda, Stefano
  16. Multi-wavelength studies of compact binaries
    Rivera Sandoval, L. E.; University of Amsterdam
  17. The State of the Blazar: Investigations of Variability Patterns in the Very High Energy Gamma-ray Emission from Northern Blazars
    Shahinyan, Karlen; University of Minnesota
  18. Some Research on Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglow
    Shuai, Zhang; Purple Mountain Observatory, China
  19. Optical Time-Domain and Radio Imaging Analyses of the Dynamic Hearts of AGN
    Smith, Krista; University of Maryland
  20. Time but no space: Resolving the Structure and Dynamics of Active Galactic Nuclei using Time Domain Astronomy
    Starkey, David; University of Saint Andrews
  21. A study of extragalactic high-energy transients: luminosity functions and event rate densities
    Sun, Hui; Peking University, China
  22. Gamma-Ray Bursts: Lighting Up the High-Redshift Universe
    Toy, Vicki; University of Maryland College Park

Theses from 2016

  1. Behavior of low-mass X-ray binaries and their formation in globular clusters
    Bahramian, Arash; U. of Alberta
  2. Observations of Be X-ray Binaries: Spin Period and Spectral Evolution
    Bissinger (né Kühnel), Matthias; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  3. Multi-wavelength polarimetric studies of relativistic jets in active galactic nuclei
    Casadio, Carolina; Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia (CSIC)
  4. Cosmic Explosions: Observations Of Infant Hydrogen-Free Supernovae Towards An Understanding Of Their Parent Systems
    Cao, Yi; California Institute of Technology
  5. Near-infrared instrumentation for rapid-response astronomy
    Capone, John; University of Maryland College Park
  6. Exploring the transient sky: From surveys to simulations
    Carbone, Dario;University of Amsterdam
  7. The Evolutionary Pathways of Tidal Disruption Events: From Stars to Debris Streams, Accretion Disks, and Relativistic Jets
    Coughlin, E. R.; University of Colorado at Boulder
  8. Time Dependent Leptonic and Lepto-Hadronic Modeling of Blazar Emission
    Diltz, Christopher; University of Ohio
  9. Galaxy Clusters Across the Electromagnetic Spectrum
    Griffin, Rhiannon; University of Oklahoma
  10. Multi-wavelength Observations of Accreting Compact Objects
    Hernandez Santisteban, Juan; University of Southampton
  11. Physics in the extreme: X-ray and optical studies of magnetic white dwarfs and related objects
    Kennedy, Mark; Notre Dame
  12. Extreme Environments: From supermassive black holes to supernovae
    Krauss, Felicia; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  13. Understanding blazar emission through multifrequency observations
    Martin, Maria Isabel Carnerero; La Laguna University, Spain
  14. Exploring optically dark and dim gamma-ray bursts: Instrumentation observation and analysis
    Nysewander, Melissa; University of North Carolina
  15. Search for high energy cosmic muon neutrinos from variable gamma-ray sources and time calibration of the optical modules of the ANTARES telescope
    Sánchez Losa, Agustín; IFIC Valencia
  16. Type Ia Supernovae in the Ultraviolet, Optical, and Near-Infrared
    Smitka, Michael; Texas A&M University
  17. The Star-Forming Properties of an Ultra-Hard X-ray Selected Sample of Active Galactic Nuclei
    Taro Shimizu, Thomas; University of Maryland
  18. Constraining Cosmological Models with Different Observations
    Wei, Junjie; Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Theses from 2015

  1. A study of the mechanism of the prompt emission of gamma-ray bursts
    Deng, Wei; University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  2. A multiwavelength view of the transient sky: gamma-ray bursts and other fast transients from optical to gamma-rays
    Dichiara, Simone; University of Ferrera
  3. SN 2011dh and the progenitors of Type IIb supernovae
    Ergon, Mattias; Stockholm University
  4. Observations of Variability of TeV Gamma-ray Blazars
    Feng, Qi; Purdue University
  5. Von der Monte-Carlo-Produktion zur Datenanalyse -- Eine Analyse der 2012 genommenen Daten des Aktiven Galaktischen Kerns Mrk 421
    Frantzen, Katharina; Technische Universität Dortmund
  6. The Progenitors of Extended Emission Gamma-ray Bursts
    Gompertz, Benjamin; University of Leicester 2015
  7. Characterization and Development of an Event-Driven Hybrid CMOS X-Ray Detector
    Griffith, Christopher; The Pennsylvania State University
  8. The Diversity and Versatility of Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Laskar, Tanmoy; Harvard University
  9. Very-high-energy gamma-ray observations of pulsar wind nebulae and cataclysmic variable stars with MAGIC and development of trigger systems for IACTs
    López-Coto, Rubén; Institut de Fisica d'Altes Energies - IFAE Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  10. Constraining the progenitor and central engine of gamma-ray bursts with observational data
    Lü, Houjun; University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  11. Multi-wavelength Follow-up of ANTARES Neutrino Alerts
    Mathieu, Aurore; Aix Marseille Universite
  12. Investigation of Short Transient Events in Gamma-ray Energy Range Observed by INTEGRAL, Swift and Fermi (in Russian)
    Minaev, Pavel; Space Research Institute (IKI)
  13. Exploring the Dynamic Radio Sky: The Search for Slow Transients with the VLA
    Mooley, Kunal P.
  14. Messages from a Black Hole -- A long-term analysis of the Active Galactic Nucleus Markarian 421 in the light of γ-rays measured by MAGIC-I
    Overkemping, Ann-Kristin; Technische Universität Dortmund
  15. Study of the Radiation Effects on the Swift-XRT CCD Camera in Low Earth Orbit
    Pagani, Claudio; University of Leicester
  16. The Connection Between Inflow and Outflow Around Accreting Stellar-mass Black Holes
    Russell, Thomas David; Curtin University
  17. Towards Understanding Magnetic Field Generation in Relativistic Shocks with GRB Afterglow Observations and the GRB Radiation Mechanism with Photospheric Simulations and the X-Ray Flare Radiation Mechanism
    Santana, Rodolfo; University of Texas at Austin
  18. The needle in the 100 deg2 haystack: The hunt for binary neutron star mergers with LIGO and Palomar Transient Factory
    Singer, Leo P.
  19. Studies on high-energy emission from gamma-ray bursts and starburst galaxies
    Tang, Qing-Wen; Nanjing University, China
  20. Characterization of very high energy gamma-radiation from active galactic nuclei observed by the MAGIC telescopes
    Terzić, Tomislav; University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, Zagreb, Croatia

Theses from 2014

  1. Probing the Central Engine of Active Galactic Nuclei Using Time Delay Studies
    Alston, William; University of Leicester
  2. Starlight beneath the waves: In search of TeV photon emission from Gamma-Ray Bursts with the ANTARES Neutrino Telescope
    Astraatmadja, Tri L.
  3. The relationship between UV and Optical variability and X-ray variability in Active Galactic Nuclei
    Cameron, Duncan; University of Southampton
  4. Mutli-wavelength Study of Variability in blazars
    Chandra, Sunil; Mohanlal Sukhadia University
  5. Moving mesh astrophysics
    Duffell, Paul C.
  6. Unveiling the Progenitors of Short-duration Gamma-ray Bursts
    Fong, Wen-fai
  7. Physics of gamma-ray bursts and multi-messenger signals from double neutron star mergers
    Gao, He
  8. High energy neutrinos from gamma-ray bursts: Recent observations and models
    Gao, Shan
  9. Spectroscopy of the environments of long gamma-ray bursts and their progenitors
    Hartoog, O. E.; University of Amsterdam
  10. Accretion Driven Outflows in Black Holes Across the Mass Scale
    King, Ashley; University of Michigan
  11. Probing the central regions of active galactic nuclei
    Lohfink, Anne Maria
  12. Classification, Follow-Up, and Analysis of Gamma-Ray Bursts and their Early-Time Near-Infrared/Optical Afterglows
    Morgan, Adam; UC Berkeley
  13. High-Resolution Observations of Active Galactic Nuclei in the Southern Hemisphere
    Müller, Cornelia; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  14. Studies of inverse-Compton emission in the Crab Nebula and the BL Lac object 1ES 1959+650
    O'Faolain de Bhroithe, Anna ; University College Dublin
  15. A Multi-wavelength Study of Unidentified Objects in the Second Fermi Gamma-Ray catalogue
    Paiano, Simona; Università degli Studi di Padova
  16. X-ray time and spectral variability as probes of ultraluminous x-ray sources
    Pasham, Dheeraj Ranga Reddy
  17. Ultraviolet observations of core-collapse supernovae
    Pritchard, Tyler Anthony
  18. The curious case of SN 2011dn: A very peculiar type Ia supernova?
    Rachubo, Alisa
  19. X-ray astrophysics: Constraining thermal conductivity in intracluster gas in clusters of galaxies and placing limits on progenitor systems of Type Ia supernovae
    Russell, Brock Richard
  20. Core-collapse Supernova Progenitors in the Era of Untargeted Transient Searches
    Sanders, Nathan Edward
  21. The Transient Universe
    Shappee, Benjamin; Ohio State University
  22. Multi-frequency Study on Markarian 421 during the First Two Years of Operation of the MAGIC Stereo Telescopes
    Sun, Shang-yu; Ludwig–Maximilians–Universitat, Munich
  23. X-ray, ultraviolet, and optical flares in gamma-ray burst light curves
    Swenson, Craig Arnel
  24. Constraining the progenitors of short gamma-ray bursts
    Tunnicliffe, Rachel; University of Warwick

Theses from 2013

  1. High mass X-ray binaries in the MilkyWay and beyond: a multiwavelength temporal and spectroscopic study
    Bartlett, Elizabeth
  2. A window on stochastic processes and gamma-ray cosmology through spectral and temporal studies of AGN observed with H.E.S.S.
    Biteau, Jonathan; Ecole Polytechnique
  3. Characterization and Applications of Hybrid CMOS Detectors in X-Ray Astronomy
    Bongiorno, Stephen; The Pennsylvania State University
  4. The TeV AGN Portfolio: extending Fermi LAT analysis into the CTA realm
    Buson, Sara; Università degli Studi di Padova
  5. Accretion processes of radio galaxies at high energies
    de Jong, Sandra
  6. The talkative AGN next door: Broad-band spectral variability of the TeV blazar Markarian 501
    Doert, Marlene; Technische Universität Dortmund, 2013
  7. Very high-energy blazars: A broad(band) perspective
    Furniss, Amy Kathryn
  8. Improving the detectability of gravitational wave counterparts of short-hard gamma ray bursts
    Ghosh, Shaon
  9. A Study of Gamma-Ray Burst Host Galaxies
    Graham, John; Johns Hopkins University
  10. Investigations of the long term variability of black hole binaries
    Grinberg, Victoria; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  11. Hydrodynamical simulations of strong tides in astrophysical systems
    Guillochon, James
  12. A Targeted LIGO-Virgo Search for Gravitational Waves Associated with Gamma-Ray Bursts Using Low-Threshold Swift GRB Triggers
    Harstad, Emelie; University of Oregon
  13. Modeling Gamma-Ray Bursts in the Swift-Fermi era
    Hascoet, Romain
  14. Probing accretion flow dynamics in X-ray binaries
    Kalamkar, Maithili; University of Amsterdam
  15. The Multiwavelength Spectral and Timing Nature of the Microquasar Cygnus X-3
    Koljonen, Karri; Aalto University
  16. The many phases of gamma-ray burst afterglows
    Leventis, K.; University of Amsterdam
  17. Modelling the prompt and afterglow emission of Gamma-Ray bursts
    Littlejohns, Owen Madoc; University of Leicester
  18. Investigating Gamma-Ray Burst Progenitors & Central Engines
    Lyons, Nicola; University of Leicester
  19. Searching for the Long-Duration Gamma Ray Burst Progenitor
    Mesler, Robert A., III
  20. Time-Domain Studies as a Probe of Stellar Evolution
    Miller, Adam; UC Berkeley
  21. Observations of the X-ray Pulsars XTE J1946+274, 4U 0115+634, and GX 304-1
    Müller, Sebastian; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  22. Electromagnetic Follow-Up of Gravitational Wave Candidates
    Nuttall, Laura; Cardiff University
  23. Subluminous X-ray Binaries
    Padilla, Armas; Montserrat; University of Amsterdam
  24. Observations and modeling of the active galactic nucleus B2 1215+30 together with performance studies of the ground-based gamma-ray observatories VERITAS and CTA
    Prokoph, Heike; Humboldt University
  25. Gravitational waves and short gamma ray bursts
    Predoi, Valeriu
  26. Mergers of Black Hole -- Neutron Star Binaries
    Rantsiou, Emmanouela
  27. Using Multiwavelength Observations of Short GRBs to Constrain Their Progenitors
    Rowlinson, Antonia Beatrix
  28. Accreting Black Holes
    Yang, Yi-Jung; University of Amsterdam

Theses from 2012

  1. An examination of black hole binaries using X-ray observations and the development of the Bragg reflection polarimeter
    Allured, Ryan; The University of Iowa
  2. Long-term observations of the TeV blazar 1ES1959+650
    Backes, Michael; Technische Universität Dortmund
  3. Observations of Active Galactic Nuclei from Radio to Gamma-rays
    Böck, Moritz; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  4. High-energy emission from Active Galactic Nuclei
    Cerruti, Matteo; Université de Paris 7 - Observatoire de Paris
  5. BAT Slew Survey (BATSS): Slew Data Analysis for the Swift-BAT Coded Aperture Imaging Telescope
    Copete, Antonio; Harvard University
  6. On the Gamma Ray Emission of the Short GRB 090510
    He, Haoning; Nanjing University
  7. A new paradigm for the interpretation of the thermal emission in GRBs
    Izzo, Luca; Sapienza, University of Rome
  8. Ultraluminous X-Ray Sources in the Andromeda Galaxy: Two Recent Discoveries and their Implications
    Kaur, Amanpreet; Clemson University
  9. Improving Type Ia Supernova Standard Candle Cosmology Measurements Using Observations of Early-Type Host Galaxies
    Meyers, Joshua Evan; University of California, Berkeley
  10. Recurrent Novae and Type Ia Supernova Progenitors
    Pagnotta, Ashley Sara; Louisiana State University
  11. First study of fast variability in Markarian 421 with the MAGIC stereoscopic system
    Steinke, Burkhard; Technische Universität München

Theses from 2011

  1. Studies of Gamma-Ray Burst Prompt Emission with RHESSI and NCT
    Bellm, Eric Christopher; University of California, Berkeley
  2. A Comparison Study of Intermediate Frequency BL Lacs and High Frequency BL Lacs Detected by VERITAS and Fermi LAT
    Cannon, Anna Louise; University College Dublin
  3. Testing and Improving the Luminosity Relations for Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Collazzi, Andrew; University of Texas, Austin
  4. Suzaku View of the Swift/BAT Active Galactic Nuclei
    Eguchi, Satoshi; Kyoto University
  5. Spectral Analysis of X-Ray Binaries
    Fridriksson, Joel K.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  6. Galactic Windmills – Spectroscopic and timing studies of three X-ray binaries
    Fürst, Felix; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  7. The Afterglows of Swift-era Short and Long Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Kann, David Alexander; Friedrich Schiller Universität, Jena, Germany
  8. Bridging the gap : elusive explosions in the local universe
    Kasliwal, Mansi M.; California Institute of Technology
  9. The host galaxies of ultra hard X-ray selected AGN
    Koss, Michael J.; University of Maryland, College Park
  10. Observational Studies of Magnetar Candidates and Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Lin, Lin; Chinese Academy of Sciences
  11. The X-ray behaviour of Fermi/LAT pulsars
    Marelli, Martino; University Insubria
  12. Modeling gamma-ray bursts
    Maxham, Amanda; University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  13. A search for TeV neutrino emission with IceCube coincident with Swift BAT flares from blazars
    Movit, Steven Michael; The Pennsylvania State University
  14. Nichelli, Elisa; University of Rome
  15. The Diverse Environments of Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Perley, Daniel Alan; University of California, Berkeley
  16. TeV observations of blazars and constraints on their redshifts: a detailed study of PG 1553+113 and PKS 1424+240 with MAGIC
    Prandini, Elisa; Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy
  17. Statistical Analysis of the Observable Data of Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Ripa, Jakub
  18. On the nature of gamma-ray burst host galaxies
    Svensson, Karl; University of Warwick
  19. Multi-wavelength Study of Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows
    Uehara, Takeshi; Hiroshima University
  20. Spectral Lags and Variability of Gamma-ray Bursts in the Swift Era
    Ukwatta, Tilan N.
  21. Gamma-ray burst populations
    Virgili, Francisco Javier; University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  22. A Study of UV, Optical, and X-ray Emission from Quasars
    Wu, Jian; The Pennsylvania State University
  23. Interactions between relativistic GRB outflows and medium
    Xu, Ming; Nanjing University, China
  24. Phenomenological studies in astronomy and collider physics
    Yencho, Brian; The University of Wisconsin, Madison
  25. Spectroscopy of high redshift sightlines
    Zafar, Tayyaba; University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  26. A multi-wavelength study on gamma-ray bursts and their afterglows
    Zhang, Binbin; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Theses from 2010

  1. Cosmological aspects of gamma ray bursts
    Behkam, Razieh; Arizona State University
  2. Unifying timing and spectral properties of Transient Magnetar Candidates
    Bernardini, Federico; University of Rome
  3. The Swift-XRT Survey of Groups and Clusters of Galaxies
    Bignamini, Andrea
  4. Very High Energy emission from blazars interpreted through simultaneous multiwavelength observations
    Bonnoli, Giacomo; Università degli Studi di Siena
  5. Multiwavelength observations of accreting binary systems
    Byckling, Kristiina; University of Leicester
  6. Active Galactic Nuclei throughout the Spectrum: M 87, PKS 2052-47, and the MOJAVE sample
    Chang, Chin-Shin; University of Cologne
  7. Gamma-ray burst afterglows as probes of their host galaxies and the cosmos
    Cucchiara, Antonino; The Pennsylvania State University
  8. Data reduction and progenitor of GRBs
    Cui, Xiaohong; Peking University
  9. Exploring sub-luminous X-ray binaries
    Degenaar, Nathalie; University of Amsterdam
  10. Multidimensional diffusive shock acceleration in the winds from massive stars
    Edmon, Paul Pretzer; University of Minnesota
  11. Exploring the Environments of Long-Duration Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Levesque, Emily; University of Hawaii
  12. High-Energy Phenomena in Extreme Astrophysical Objects and the Origin of High-Energy Cosmic Rays
    Murase, Kohta; Kyoto University
  13. Investigating gamma-ray burst afterglows using optical/UV and X-ray observations from Swift
    Oates, Samantha; University of London
  14. Observational Study on Hard X-Ray Variability in Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Onda, Kaori; Saitama University
  15. Study and Modeling of the Most Energetic Active Galaxies with Fermi
    Sanchez, David; Ecole Polytechnique
  16. Exploring The Bizarrerie: Research on Selective Physical Processes in Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Shen, Rongfeng; University of Texas at Austin
  17. Accretion/ejection coupling in X-ray binaries
    Soleri, P.; Univeristy of Amsterdam
  18. A method for establishing constraints on galactic magnetic field models using ultra high energy cosmic rays and results from the data of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    Sutherland, Michael Stephen; The Ohio State University
  19. TeV gamma-ray observations of nearby Active Galactic Nuclei with the MAGIC telescope: exploring the high energy region of the multiwavelength picture
    Tescaro, Diego; Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  20. Gamma Ray Bursts as Probes of Dust in the Evolving Universe
    Updike, Adria C.; Clemson University
  21. Gamma-ray burst afterglows from jet simulation to light curve
    van Eerten, H. J.; University of Amsterdam
  22. Inverse Compton scattering in galaxy clusters
    Wik, Daniel Ryan; University of Virginia
  23. Gamma-Ray Burst Redshift Catalog and Applications
    Xiao, Limin; Louisiana State University
  24. Photometrical studies of GRB Optical Afterglows
    Xin, Liping; National Astronomical Observcatories, Chinese Academiy of Sciences, China
  25. Chasing the Brightest Cosmic Explosions with ROTSE-III
    Yuan, Fang; University of Michigan

Theses from 2009

  1. Accretion states and thermonuclear bursts in neutron star X-ray binaries
    Alegret, M. Linares; University of Amsterdam
  2. The ultraviolet properties of supernovae
    Brown, Peter J.; The Pennsylvania State University
  3. The energetics and environments of Swift gamma-ray bursts
    Cenko, S. Bradley; California Institute of Technology
  4. A search for Gamma Ray Burst Neutrinos in AMANDA
    Duvoort, M. R.; University Utrecht, The Netherlands2009
  5. Observations of gamma-ray burst afterglows with the AEOS Burst Camera
    Flewelling, Heather Anne; University of Michigan
  6. Gamma Ray Bursts: Selected results from the Swift mission
    Hurkett, Cheryl; University of Leicester
  7. Gamma-ray Bursts: outflows and surroundings
    Jin, Zhi-Ping; Purple Mountain Observatory
  8. Early afterglows and high energy emission of gamma-ray bursts
    Liu, Xuewen; Purple Mountain Observatory
  9. Toward New Insights on GRB Physics: From X-ray Spectroscopy to the Identification of Characteristic Time Scales
    Margutti, Raffaella; Brera Observatory
  10. The collimation signatures of gamma-ray bursts: Jet properties and energetics inferred from X-ray afterglow observations
    Racusin, Judith Lea; The Pennsylvania State University
  11. A search for muon neutrinos from gamma-ray bursts with the IceCube 22-string detector
    Roth, A. Philip, Jr.; University of Maryland, College Park
  12. Gamma-ray bursts in their early stages
    Shao, Lang; Nanjing University, China
  13. Gamma-ray Bursts in the Swift Era: Evidence for a long-lived central engine and implication for the progenitors models
    Troja, Eleonora; University Palermo
  14. Gamma and x-ray observations of GRBs The INTEGRAL ISCRI sample and dust scattering expanding rings
    Vianello, Giacomo; University Insubria
  15. Gamma-ray bursts: afterglow modeling, origin, and implications
    Xu, Dong; Dark Cosmology Center, NBI
  16. High energy radiation from GRBs and their afterglows
    Xue, Rong-Rong; Purple Mountain Observatory
  17. Optical follow-up observations and studies of gamma-ray burst afterglows, National Astronomical Observatories
    Zheng, Weikang; Chinese Academy of Sciences

Theses from 2008

  1. Long-term observations of gamma-ray bursts: The complex connection between gamma-ray bursts and supernovae
    Cobb, Bethany Elisa; Yale University
  2. Multi-wavelength analyses of gamma-ray bursts: Features of Swift GRBs and the blast wave model
    Curran, P. A.; University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  3. Swift observations of the Moon: A search for the lunar albedo and occultation
    Dewitt, Vanessa C.; The University of Alabama, Huntsville
  4. A wideband analog correlating spectrometer for millimeter astronomy
    Goeller, Robert E.; University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  5. Astroparticle physics with the MINOS Far Detector
    Grashorn, Eric William; University of Minnesota
  6. Gamma-ray burst observations above 100 GeV with STACEE
    Jarvis, Alexander Charles; University of California, Los Angeles
  7. Constraining the AGN contribution in a multiwavelength study of Seyfert galaxies
    Melendez Hernandez, Marcio Baal; The Catholic University of America
  8. X-ray flares in Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Morris, David C.; The Pennsylvania State University
  9. Gamma-ray burst outflows and afterglows
    Morsony, Brian James; University of Colorado, Boulder
  10. Peering into X-ray sky with Swift/BAT and XMM-Newton
    Novara, Giovanni
  11. Monitoring of X-ray binaries and novae with the Burst Alert Telescope on board the Swift satellite
    Senziani, Fabio; Universit‘a degli Studi XX ciclo
  12. Study of the high-energy emission from AGN and its correlation to the other wavelengths
    Soldi, S.
  13. Gamma-Ray Burst host Galaxies at high resolution
    Thöne, Christina Carina; University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  14. Probing the Efficiency of Electron-Proton Coupling in Relativistic Collisionless Shocks through the Radio Polarimetry of Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows
    Toma, Kenji; Kyoto University
  15. Relativistic blast waves and gamma-ray burst afterglows
    Uhm, Zuhngwhi Lucas; Columbia University
  16. Extragalactic X-ray surveys of ULXs and AGNs
    Winter, Lisa M.; University of Maryland, College Park
  17. A search for multi-planet systems
    Wittenmyer, Robert Andrew; The University of Texas, Austin
  18. Pulse temporal characteristics and their energy dependences of gamma-ray bursts
    Zhang, Fu-Wen; Chinese Academy of Sciences

Theses from 2007

  1. Swift/BAT studies of AGN and the Cosmic X-ray Background
    Ajello, Marco; Technice Universtitat Munchen
  2. Cometary X-rays. Solar wind charge exchange in cometary atmospheres
    Bodewits, Dennis; University of Groningen
  3. Studies of intrinsic properties of gamma ray bursts detected by the HETE-II satellite
    Csatorday, Peter; Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  4. Detectability of high redshift GRBs
    Gou, Lijun; Penn State University
  5. Gamma-ray bursts and their afterglows: Toward a unified model
    McMahon, Erin Malia; The University of Texas, Austin
  6. Properties of Early X-Ray Afterglows of Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Sato, Rie; Tokyo Tech
  7. Prompt Observations Of Gamma-Ray Bursts with Swift
    Schady, P.; University of London
  8. The Many Facets of Cosmic Explosions
    Soderberg, A. M. ; California Institute of Technology
  9. Broadband view of blast wave physics: a study of gamma-ray burst afterglows
    van der Horst, A.J.; University of Amsterdam
  10. Delving into the dragons den: the host galaxies of gamma-ray bursts
    Wiersema, K.; University of Amsterdam

Theses from 2006

  1. Early afterglow evolution of x-ray flashes observed by Swift
    Hullinger, Derek; University of Maryland, College Park
  2. Progenitors for long and short gamma-ray bursts
    Malesani, Daniele; ISAS Trieste
  3. Probing reionization and early structure formation
    Mesinger, Andrei; Columbia University
  4. Study of Hard X-ray Emission from Accreting Neutron Star Binaries
    Mitani, Takefumi; University of Tokyo
  5. The Texas Supernova Search
    Quimby, Robert Michael; University of Texas at Austin
  6. Gamma-ray and X-ray Study of Relativistic Jets in Gamma-ray Burst Sources detected with Swift
    Sato, Goro; University of Tokyo
  7. Probing for correlated neutrino emission from gamma-ray bursts with Antarctic Cherenkov telescopes: A theoretical modeling and analytical search paradigm in the context of the fireball phenomenolgy
    Stamatikos, Michael; State University of New York, Buffalo
  8. Numerical Study on the Hard X-ray Response of the Burst Alert Telescope onboard Swift
    Suzuki, Masaya; Saitama University
  9. Gamma-ray burst and its afterglow: reverse-forward shock, orphan afterglow and jet structure
    Zou, Yuan-Chuan; Nanjing University, China

Theses from 2005

  1. The physical composition of the GRB outflow and the observational signals
    Fan, Yi-Zhong; Purple Mountain Observatory
  2. Researches on the X-ray line in the afterglow of Gamma-ray Bursts
    Gao, Wei-Hong; Purple Mountain Observatory
  3. Prompt observations of gamma-ray burst afterglows with ROTSE-III
    Rykoff, Eli S.; University of Michigan