Official ALFALFA Graduate Student Projects

Projects designated herein will be given priority by the observing team and in general by the ALFALFA team overall to insure their timely completion and success. At the same time, they should also apply the general ALFALFA recommended project guidelines and the recommended criteria for authorship.

Project titleStudentInstitutionContext Adviser Timeframe Project Summary
Chemical abundances of low mass galaxies Amélie SaintongeCornellPart of PhD thesis Riccardo Giovanelli2007 (PhD completed) Summary
First epoch ALFALFA Virgo cluster survey Brian KentCornellPart of PhD thesis Riccardo Giovanelli2008 (PhD completed) Summary
ALFALFA survey of the Leo region Sabrina StierwaltCornellPart of PhD thesis Martha Haynes2009 (PhD completed) Summary
Very Extended HI Disks Jayce DowellIndiana U.Part of PhD thesis Liese van Zee2010 (PhD completed) Coming...
Definition of HI Deficiency from ALFALFA Mari Carmen ToribioBarcelonaPart of PhD thesis José-Maria Solanes2010 (PhD completed) Summary
The Group Environment in the Coma-A1367 Supercluster Kelley HessU. WisconsinPart of PhD thesis Eric Wilcots2011 (PhD completed)Summary
HI Mass Function and its Dependence on Local Environment Ann MartinCornellPart of PhD thesis Martha Haynes2011 (PhD completed)Summary
ALFALFA-GASS: Gas Content of "Green Valley" Dwellers Silvia FabelloU. MunichPart of PhD thesis Guinevere Kauffmann2012 (PhD completed) published
Ultra-compact High Velocity Clouds in the ALFALFA Survey: Candidates for Low Mass Dark Matter Halos Betsey AdamsCornellPart of Ph.D. project Martha Haynes 2013 (PhD completed)published
Star Formation and Gas content in HI- and Optically-selected Populations Shan HuangCornellPart of Ph.D. Thesis Martha Haynes2013 (PhD completed)published
The HI Velocity function and the HI correlation function and bias parameter Manolis PapastergisCornellPart of PhD thesis Riccardo Giovanelli 2013 (PhD completed)published
EVLA/CARMA Observations of the HIghMass Sample Greg HallenbeckCornellPart of PhD thesis Riccardo Giovanelli & Martha Haynes2014 (PhD completed)  
Triggered Star Formation in ALFALFA Halpha Anne JaskotU. MichiganPart of PhD thesis Sally Oey2014 (PhD completed)  
Extremely Isolated Galaxies Oded SpectorTel Aviv U.Part of PhD thesis Noah Brosch2007-Summary
ALFALFA-RESOLVE: Gas Content of a Mass-limited Sample David StarkU. North CarolinaPart of PhD thesis Sheila Kannappan2015 (completed summer 2015)  
ALFALFA Galaxies in Voids Crystal MoormanDrexel U.Part of PhD thesis Michael Vogeley2015 (completed summer 2015)  
HI Debris and Dwarfs in Selected Groups Karen Lee-WaddellRMCC/Queen'sPart of PhD thesis Kristine Spekkens2015 (completed summer 2015)  
Oxygen Abundance Measurements of SHIELD Galaxies Natalie Haurberg Indiana UniversityPart of PhD thesis John Salzer2015 (completed summer 2015)  
The Star Formation Rate Density at z=0 from ALFALFA-Hα Angela Van SistineIndiana UniversityPart of PhD thesis John Salzer2015 (completed summer 2015)  
Deep Optical Imaging of High MHI/L Galaxies in ALFALFA Steven JanowieckiIndiana UniversityPart of PhD thesis John Salzer/Kathy Rhode2015 (completed summer 2015)  
The Effect of Environment on determination of Cosmological Parameters Mike JonesCornellPart of PhD thesis Martha Haynes & Riccardo Giovanelli2016 (completed summer 2016)  
(Almost) Dark Galaxies in the ALFALFA survey Luke LeismanCornellPart of PhD thesis Martha Haynes & Riccardo Giovanelli2012-  
Finding Optical Counterparts to Dark ALFALFA Sources William JaneshIndiana UniversityPart of PhD thesis Kathy Rhode2014--  
The Stellar Populations of Almost Dark Galaxies Hannah PagelIndiana UniversityPart of PhD thesis Kathy Rhode2016--  
Environmental effects on HI and star formation properties of nearby galaxies from stacking of ALFALFA data Toby BrownSwinburne University of TechnologyPart of PhD thesis Barbara Catinella2014-  
ALFALFA-GAMA Angus WrightU. Western AustraliaPart of PhD thesis Danail Obreschkow2013-  

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