Marcelo Alvarez

  • Program Years: 2001-2005
  • Academic Institution: University of Texas
  • Field of Study: Astrophysics
  • Academic Advisor: Paul Shapiro
  • Practicum(s):
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (2002)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Texas, 2006
    B.S. Physics, University of Texas, 1999

Current Status

  • Status: Postdoctoral Fellow, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
  • Research Area: Astrophysics
  • Personal URL: http://www.cita.utoronto.ca/~malvarez/
  • Publications

    Alvarez, M., Busha, M., Abel, T., & Wechsler, R., "Connecting Reionization to the Local Universe", ApJ Letters, submitted
    http://arxiv.org/abs/0812.3405

    Alvarez, M., Wise, J., Abel, T., "Accretion onto the First Stellar Mass Black Holes", ApJ Letters, submitted
    http://arxiv.org/abs/0811.0820

    Alvarez, M., Abel, T., "Quasar HII regions during cosmic reionization", MNRAS, in press
    http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0703740

    Alvarez, M., Shapiro, P., Ahn, K., & Iliev, I. 2006, "Implications of WMAP Three Year Data for Reionization", ApJ, 644, L101
    http://arXiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0604447

    Alvarez, M., Bromm, V., & Shapiro, P. 2006, "The H II Region of the First Star", ApJ, 639, 621
    http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0507684

    Alvarez, M., Komatsu, E., Dore, O., & Shapiro, P. 2006, "The Cosmic Reionization History as Revealed by the CMB Doppler--21-cm Correlation", ApJ, 647, 840
    http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0512010

    Mellema G., Iliev, I., Alvarez, M., & Shapiro, P. 2006, "C2-ray: A new method for photon-conserving transport of ionizing radiation", NewAstronomy, 11, 374
    http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0508416

    Iliev, I., Ciardi, B., Alvarez, M., et al. 2006, "Cosmological Radiative Transfer Codes Comparison Project I: The Static Density Field Tests", MNRAS submitted,
    http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0603199

    Marcelo A. Alvarez, Kyungjin Ahn, & Paul R. Shapiro. "Density Profiles of Dark Halos from their Mass Accretion Histories", RevMexAA SC, 18, 4 (2003)
    http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0302336

    Marcelo A. Alvarez, Paul R. Shapiro, & Hugo Martel. "A Model for the Formation and Evolution of Cosmological Halos", RevMexAA SC, 17, 39 (2003)
    http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0208547

    Marcelo A. Alvarez, Paul R. Shapiro, & Hugo Martel. "The Evolution of Dark Matter Dominated Cosmological Halos", AIP Conf. Proc., 586, 938 (2001)
    http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0104007

    Marcelo A. Alvarez, Paul R. Shapiro, & Hugo Martel. "The Effect of Gasdynamics on the Structure of Dark Matter Halos", RevMexAA SC 10, 214 (2000)
    http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0006203

    Awards

    Bay Area Center for Computational Astrophysics Fellowship, 2006