Mark Brodwin

Associate Professor
Ph.D., U.Toronto
M.S., U.Toronto
B.S., McGill University
250L Flarsheim Hall

Current Students with Brodwin

Bandon B. Decker

Ph.D. Student, Massive and Distant Clusters of WISE Survey (MaDCoWS): Stellar Mass Fraction in IR-selected Galaxy Clusters at z ∼ 1 (GEG member since 2014). ADS

Ripon Saha

Ph.D. Student, Herschel Obscured Galaxies as Signposts of High Redshift Galaxy Clusters (GEG member since May 2015). ADS

Benjamin T. Floyd

Ph.D. StudentDependence of AGN Activity on Halo Mass and Redshift in the SPT-SZ Cluster Survey (GEG member since Sept 2015). ADS



Mustafa Muhibullah

M.S. Student, Incidence of X-Ray Bright AGN in z~1 MaDCoWS Clusters (GEG member since June 2019).

Jerrah Biggerstaff

UndergraduateDetermination of MaDCoWS Clusters Membership using Photometric Redshifts (GEG member since June 2018).

Katie Denny

Undergraduate, Finding High-Redshift Lyman-Break Galaxie Lensed by z ~ 1 Galaxy Clusters (GEG member since June 2019).




Duong Hoang

UndergraduateThe Morphology-Radius Relation for Galaxies in Massive Clusters at z ≅ 1 (GEG member since June 2019).


Former Members with Brodwin


Tyler, Krystal (07/2014 – 08/2016), Evolution of the SFR-Density Relation for 0.2 ≲ z ≲ 1.5 SPT Clusters, Currently/Last Known: Image Processing Scientist, Areté Associates.

Graduate Students

Nair, Dave (06/2012 – 08/2016), BS ’13, Star Formation Activity in IR-Selected Galaxy Clusters at z > 1.5.

Shanaberger, Danny (06/2015 – 08/2018), BS ’16; MS ’18, Stellar Mass Fractions in IDCS J1426.5+3508 at z = 1.75, Currently/Last Known:  Adjunct Professor, Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City

Wagner, Cory (06/2012 – 09/2013), BS ’12, Star Formation in Massive, High-z Galaxy Clusters, PhD:  Queens University. Currently/Last Known: Data Scientist, Shopify.

Undergraduate Researchers

Brown, Gillen (06/2014 – 08/2016), BS ’16, Photometric Redshift Measurements for MaDCoWS Clusters; The Effect of WISE Data on Euclid Stellar Masses. Currently/Last Known:  PhD Candidate, U Michigan.

Gilliam, Casey (04/2013 – 08/2014), BS ’16, IR-Mass-Richness Relation in SPT Galaxy Clusters, Currently/Last Known:  PhD Candidate, Ball State University.

Jacob Kaufman (visiting UG researcher, 06/2019 – 09/2019), Finding Evidence of Gravitational Lensing in Galaxy Clusters. Currently/Last Known:  Undergraduate, U Chicago.

Sunnquist, Ben (06/2015 – 08/2015), BS ’15, CANDELS galaxy classification, Star Formation in SPT galaxy clusters from the Herschel Lensing Survey, Currently/Last Known:  Senior Research and Instrument Analyst/JWST NIRCam, Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI).