Participants

Name Institution talk/ Title
poster
John Silverman Kavli IPMU T Narrow-line properties of X-ray AGNs at z > 1
Nico Cappelluti Yale University T The birth of black holes in the Universe: fingerprints in Cosmic Backgrounds
Dave Roberts Brandeis University T X-Shaped Radio Sources and Gravitational Waves
Yan-Fei Jiang Center for Astrophysics T Radiation MHD Simulations of Black Hole Accretion Disks in AGNs
Grant Tremblay Yale University T A Galaxy-Scale Fountain of Cold Molecular Gas Pumped by a Black Hole
Mason Keck Boston University P Probing Blazar Jets Closer to the Black Hole via Faraday Rotation Measurements
Mark McConnell University of New Hampshire T Gamma-ray Polarimetry as a Probe of the Central Engine of Gamma-Ray Bursts
Paul Green Center for Astrophysics
Mackenzie Jones Dartmouth College T Intrinsic Eddington Ratio Distribution of Type 2 AGN in Star-forming galaxies from SDSS
Dacheng Lin University of New Hampshire T A Wandering Massive Black Hole Caught Shredding a Star
Herman Marshall MIT Kavli Institute T The Chandra Survey of Quasar Jets
Mike DiPompeo Dartmouth College T The halo masses of obscured quasars and evolutionary models
Ryan Hickox Dartmouth College T AGN synthesis of the cosmic X-ray background with NuSTAR
Martin Elvis Center for Astrophysics T What can Commercial Space do for Astronomy?
Karen Williamson Boston University P Comprehensive Monitoring of Gamma-Ray Bright Blazars. II. Correlation Analysis of Delays between Gamma-Ray and Optical Light Curves
Kazunori Akiyama MIT Haystack Obs. T The global radio structure of the archetypical quasar 3C 273
Teddy Cheung Naval Research Laboratory
Aneta Siemiginowska Center for Astrophysics
Wystan Benbow Center for Astrophysics T Highlights from the VERITAS AGN Observation Program
McKinley Brumback Dartmouth College T Exploring the warped accretion disk around the magnetized neutron star LMC X-4
Alan Marscher Boston University T The Blazar Conundrum
Anna Barnacka Center for Astrophysics T Resolving the High Energy Universe with Strong Gravitational Lensing
Joey Neilsen MIT T X-ray Flares from Sgr A*, or How to Try to be an AGN Without Really Succeeding
Dan Schwartz Center for Astrophysics T Confronting 100 kpc X-ray Jets with an origin from maximally spinning black holes
Belinda Wilkes Center for Astrophysics
Jonathan Weintroub Center for Astrophysics
Emmet Golden-Marx Boston University T The High-Redshift COBRA Galaxy Cluster Survey
Colin Lonsdale MIT Haystack
Marcos Santander Columbia University
Antonella Fruscione Center for Astrophysics
Mark Gurwell Center for Astrophysics P The Submillimeter Array Calibrator Flux Density History Database
Paul Nulsen Center for Astrophysics
Joanna Kuraszkiewicz Center for Astrophysics P Chandra observations of medium redshift 0.5<z
Wei Yan Dartmouth College T/P NuSTAR Observations of Heavily Obscured Quasars Selected by WISE
Mahito Sasada Boston University T Connection of Optical and Radio Polarizations in Blazar OJ 287
Sheperd Doeleman CfA and MIT Haystack Obs. T The Event Horizon Telescope (invited)
Anna Wolter INAF-OABrera T In search of the seeds of AGNs
Manasvita Joshi Boston University T Magnetic Field Geometry And Its Implications On the High-Energy Emission Of Blazars
Christopher Carroll Dartmouth College
Michael Johnson Center for Astrophysics
Michael Malmrose Boston University P Components of the Optical to UV Spectra of Gamma-Ray Bright Blazars: The Search for Variability in the Big Blue Bump
Tim Barker Wheaton College
Paul Green Center for Astrophysics P The Time Domain Spectroscopic Survey
Fred Baganoff MIT
John Wardle Brandeis University