Daniel M. Scolnic, Assistant Professor  

Daniel M. Scolnic

Email Address: daniel.scolnic@duke.edu

Education:
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2013
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007

Teaching (Spring 2020):

  • Physics 133.01, Physics of sports Synopsis
    Physics 154, MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Yuan, W; Riess, AG; Macri, LM; Casertano, S; Scolnic, DM, Consistent calibration of the tip of the red giant branch in the large magellanic cloud on the hubble space telescope photometric system and a redetermination of the hubble constant, The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 886 no. 1 (November, 2019) [doi]  [abs].
  2. Multiple authors including D.M. Scolnic, The Mystery of Photometric Twins DES17X1boj and DES16E2bjy (Submitted, November, 2019) .
  3. Villar, VA; Berger, E; Miller, G; Chornock, R; Rest, A; Jones, DO; Drout, MR; Foley, RJ; Kirshner, R; Lunnan, R; Magnier, E; Milisavljevic, D; Sanders, N; Scolnic, D, Supernova Photometric Classification Pipelines Trained on Spectroscopically Classified Supernovae from the Pan-STARRS1 Medium-deep Survey, The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 884 no. 1 (October, 2019) [doi]  [abs].
  4. Multiple authors including D.M. Scolnic, STRIDES: A 3.9 per cent measurement of the Hubble constant from the strong lens system DES J0408-5354 (Submitted, October, 2019) [abstract] .
  5. B. Popovic, D.M. Scolnic, R. Kessler, [First Duke Grad Paper!!] Assessment of the Systematic Uncertainties in the Cosmological Analysis of the SDSS Supernovae Photometric Sample (Accepted, October, 2019) [abstract] .

Highlight:
Lead Type Ia SN cosmology studies for Pan-STARRS, DES, LSST and WFIRST.  Work on new image analysis techniques and finding optical counterparts to gravitational waves.