Education

   

The University of California, San Diego (2006-2011)

    • Ph.D. in Physics (2011)


The University of California, Los Angeles (2004-2006)

    • Masters of Science in Astronomy (2006)


The University of Arizona (2000-2004)

    • Bachelor of Science in Physics and Astronomy (2004)

    • Magna Cum Laude and Honors


Selected Work Experience


Johns Hopkins University (since 2017)

    • Associate Research Scientist


Space Telescope Science Institute (since 2016)

    • Support Scientist


NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (2014-2016)

    • NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow  


California Institute of Technology, IPAC (2011-2014)

    • Postdoctoral Researcher


Selected Publications


56 refereed journal papers published or accepted to date, garnering 2321+ citations (459+ of which are for 8 first author papers), leading to an H-index of 28.


Rafelski, Marc, Gardner, J.P., Fumagalli, M., Neeleman, M., Teplitz, H.I., Grogin, N., Koekemoer, A., Scarlata, C., The Star Formation Rate Efficiency of Neutral Atomic-dominated Hydrogen Gas in the Outskirts of Star Forming Galaxies from z~1-3, 2016, Astrophysical Journal, 825, 87


Guo, Y., Rafelski, Marc, Faber, S. M., Koo, D.C., Krumholz, M.R., Trump, J.R., Willner, S. P., Amorín, R., Barro, G., Bell, E.F., Gardner, J.P., Gawiser, E., Hathi, N.P., Koekemoer, A.M., Pacifici, C., Pérez-González, P.G., Ravindranath, S., Reddy, N., Teplitz, H.I., Yesuf, H., The Bursty Star Formation Histories of Low-mass Galaxies at 0.4<z<1 Revealed by Star Formation Rates Measured from FUV and H_beta, 2016, Astrophysical Journal, 833, 1


Rafelski, Marc, Teplitz, H.I., Gardner, J.P., Coe, D., Bond, N.A., Koekemoer, A., Grogin, N., Kurczynski, P., McGrath, E.J., Bourque, M., Atek,H., Brown, T.M., Coe, D., Colbert, J.W., Codoreanu, A., Ferguson, H.C., Finkelstein, S.L., Gawiser,E., Giavalisco, M., Gronwall, C., Hanish, D.J., Lee, K., Mehta, V., de Mello, D.F., Ravindranath, S., Ryan, R.E., Scarlata, C., Siana, B.D.,Soto, E., Voyer, E.N., UVUDF: Ultraviolet Through Near-infrared Catalog and Photometric Redshifts of Galaxies in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field, 2015, Astronomical Journal, 150, 31


Marc Rafelski, Marcel Neeleman, Michele Fumagalli, Arthur Wolfe, Jason X. Prochaska, The Rapid Decline in Metallicity of Damped Ly-alpha Systems at z~5, 2014, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 782, L29


Teplitz, H.I., Rafelski, Marc, Kurczynski, P., Bond, N.A., Grogin, N., Koekemoer, A., Atek,H., Brown, T.M., Coe, D., Colbert, J.W., Ferguson, H.C., Finkelstein, S.L., Gardner, J.P., Gawiser,E., Giavalisco, M., Gronwall, C., Hanish, D.J., Lee, K., de Mello, D.F., Ravindranath, S., Ryan, R.E., Siana, B.D., Scarlata, C., Soto, E., Voyer, E.N., Wolfe, A.M., UVUDF: Ultraviolet Imaging of the Hubble Ultradeep Field with Wide-field Camera 3, 2013, Astronomical Journal, 146, 159


Marc Rafelski, Arthur Wolfe, Jason X. Prochaska, Alexander Mendez, Marcel Neeleman, Metallicity Evolution of Damped Lyman Alpha Systems out to z~5, 2012, Astrophysical Journal, 755, 89


Marc Rafelski, Arthur Wolfe, Hsiao-Wen Chen, Star Formation from DLA Gas in the Outskirts of Lyman Break Galaxies at z~3, 2011, Astrophysical Journal, 736, 48


Marc Rafelski, Wolfe, Arthur M., Cooke, Jeff,  Chen, Hsiao-Wen,  Armandroff, Taft E.,  Wirth, Gregory D.., Deep Keck u-band Imaging of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field: A Catalog of z~3 Lyman Break Galaxies, 2009, Astrophysical Journal, 703, 2050


Marc Rafelski, Ghez, A. M., Hornstein, S. D., Lu, J. R., Morris, M., Photometric Stellar Variability in the Galactic Center, 2007, Astrophysical Journal, 659, 1241


Hughes, John P., Rafelski, Marc, Warren, Jessica S., Rakowski, Cara, Slane, Patrick, Burrows, David, Nousek, John, The Chandra View of the Supernova Remnant 0506-68.0 in the Large Magellanic Cloud, 2006, Astrophysical Journal, 645, L117


Marc Rafelski & Dennis Zaritsky, The Star Clusters of the Small Magellanic Cloud: Age Distribution, 2005, Astronomical Journal, 129, 2701


For more information, download Marc’s Curriculum Vitae here


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