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Department of Physics & Astronomy



Gillian Wilson


Gillian Wilson

Gillian Wilson

Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Office:
Pierce 2112A

Telephone: 951-827-6274
Email: gillian.wilson@ucr.edu
Fax: 951-827-4529

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Research Interests:

  • Galaxy Clusters and Mapping Dark Matter
  • Observational Cosmology
  • Dark Matter and Dark Energy
  • 1 < z < 3 Clusters of Galaxies
  • "SpARCS" & "GCLASS" cluster surveys
  • Galaxy Evolution
  • Structure Formation
  • Infrared Galaxy Studies

Education:

Ph.D. 1996, University of Durham, UK

Selected Publications:

  1. "The Phase Space and Stellar Populations of Cluster Galaxies at z~1: Simultaneous Constraints on the Location and Timescale of Satellite Quenching," Muzzin, A., van der Burg, R. F. J., McGee, S. L., Balogh, M., Franx, M., Hoekstra, H., Hudson, M. J., Noble, A. Taranu, D., Webb, T. Wilson, G., & Yee H. K. C., 2014, ApJ, submitted (arXiv:1402.7077)
  2. "A Census of Stellar Mass in 10 Massive Haloes at z~1 from the GCLASS Survey," van der Burg, R. F. J, Muzzin, A., Hoekstra, H., Lidman, C., Wilson, G., Yee, H. K. C. & Kuijken, K., 2014, A&A, 561, 79
  3. "Discovery of a Rich Cluster at z = 1.63 using the Rest-Frame 1.6 micron "Stellar Bump Sequence" Method", Muzzin, A., Wilson, G., Demarco, R., Lidman, C., Nantais, J., Hoekstra, H., Yee, H. K. C., & Rettura, A., 2013, ApJ, 767, 39
  4. "The Importance of Major Mergers in the build up of Stellar Mass in Brightest Cluster Galaxies at z = 1," Lidman, C., Iacobuta, G., Bauer, A. E., Cerulo, P. Couch, W. J., Delaye, L., Demarco, R., Huertas-Company, M., Mei, S., Meyers, J., Muzzin, A., Noble, A. G., Nantais, J., Rettura, A., Rosati., P., Samchez-Jansson, R., Strazzullo, V., Wilson, G., Yee, H. K. C., & Webb, T. M. A., 2013, MNRAS, 433, 827
  5. "A Kinematic approach to Assessing Environmental Effects: Star-forming Galaxies in a z~0.9 SpARCS cluster using Spitzer 24 micron Observations," Noble, A. G., Webb, T. M. A., Muzzin, A., Hoekstra, H., Lidman, C., Rettura, A., Wilson, G., Yee, H. K. C., 2013, 768, 118
  6. "The Environmental Dependence of the Stellar Mass Function at z~1: Comparing Cluster and Field between the GCLASS and UltraVISTA surveys," van der Burg, R. F. J., Muzzin, A., Hoekstra, H., Lidman, C., Rettura, A., Wilson, G., Yee, H. K. C., Hildebrandt, H., Marchesini, D., Stefanon, M. & Kuijken, K., 2013, A&A, 557, 15
  7. "The Evolution of Dusty Star formation in Galaxy Clusters to z = 1: Spitzer Infrared Observations of the First Red-Sequence Cluster Survey," Webb, T. M. A., O'Donnell, D., Yee, H. K. C., Gilbank, D., Coppin, K., Ellingson, E., Fallon, A., Geach, J. E., Gladders, M., Noble, A., Muzzin, A., Wilson, G., & Yan, R, 2013, AJ,146, 4
  8. "Evidence for Significant Growth in the Stellar Mass of Brightest Cluster Galaxies over the past 10 billion years," Lidman, C., Suherli, J., Muzzin, A., Wilson, G., Demarco, R., Brough, S., Rettura, A., Cox, J., DeGroot, A., Yee, H. K. C., Gilbank, D., Hoekstra, H., Balogh, M., Ellingson, E., Hicks, A., Nantais, J., Noble, A., Lacy, M., Surace, J. & Webb, T., 2012, MNRAS, 427, 550
  9. "The Gemini Cluster Astrophysics Spectroscopic Survey (GCLASS): The Role of Environment and Self-regulation in Galaxy Evolution at z~1," Muzzin, A., Wilson, G., Yee, H. K. C., Gilbank, D., Hoekstra, H., Demarco, R., Balogh, M., van Dokkum, P., Franx, M., Ellingson, E., Hicks, A., Nantais, J., Noble, A., Lacy, M., Lidman, C., Rettura, A., Surace, J., & Webb, T., 2012, ApJ, 746, 188
  10. "Lensing Magnification: A Novel Method to Weigh High-Redshift Clusters and its Application to SpARCS," Hildebrandt, H., Muzzin, A., Erben, T., Hoekstra, H., Kuijken, K., Surace, J., van Waerbeke, L., Wilson, G., & Yee, H. K. C., 2011, ApJ, 733, L30
  11. "Spectroscopic Confirmation of Three Red-Sequence Selected Galaxy Clusters at z = 0.87, 1.16 and 1.21 from the SpARCS Survey," Demarco, R., Wilson, G., Muzzin, A., Lacy, M., Surace, J., Yee, H. K. C., Hoekstra H., Blindert, K. & Gilbank, D., 2010, ApJ, 711, 1185
  12. "Spectroscopic Confirmation of a Massive Red-Sequence-Selected Galaxy Cluster at z=1.34 in the SpARCS-South Cluster Survey," Wilson, G., Muzzin, A., Yee, H. K. C., Lacy, M., Surace, J., Gilbank, D., Blindert, K., Hoekstra, H., Majumdar, S., Demarco, R., Gardner, J. P., Gladders, M. D., & Lonsdale, C., 2009, ApJ, 698, 1943
  13. "Spectroscopic Confirmation of Two Massive Red-Sequence-Selected Galaxy Clusters at z~1.2 in the SpARCS-North Cluster Survey," Muzzin, A., Wilson, G., Yee, H. K. C., Hoekstra, H., Gilbank, D., Surace, J., Lacy, M., Blindert, K., Majumdar, S., Demarco, R., Gardner, J. P., Gladders, M. D., & Lonsdale, C., 2009, ApJ, 698, 1934

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