Astro Directory

David Allen Coulter

Research Interests

Supernovae, electromagnetic counterparts to gravitational waves, kilonovae, type 1a supernova cosmology, survey design, other exploding exotica.

Honors, Awards and Grants

NSF Graduate Reseach Fellow

Selected Publications

First-author publications:

Coulter, D. A., Foley, R. J., Kilpatrick, C. D., Drout, M. R., Piro, A. L., Shappee, B. J., Siebert, M. R., Simon, J. D., Ulloa, N., Kasen, D., Madore, B. F., Murguia-Berthier, A., Pan, Y.-C., Prochaska, J. X., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Rest, A., Rojas-Bravo, C., "Swope Supernova Survey 2017a (SSS17a), the Optical Counterpart to a Gravitational Wave Source," Science, doi:10.1126/science.aap9811, 2017.

Coulter, D. A., Lehmer, B. D., Eufrasio, R. T., Kundu, A., Maccarone, T., Peacock, M., Hornschemeier, A. E., Basu-Zych, A., Gonzalez, A. H., Maraston, C., Zepf, S. E., "Testing the Universality of the Stellar IMF with Chandra and HST," ApJ, 835, 183C, 2017.