Texas A&M University - Department of Physics and Astronomy
George P. and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy



Dr. Casey Papovich, Associate Professor

Texas A&M University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
College Station, TX 77843-4242

George P. and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy

Office: Mitchell Institute 325
Phone: 979-862-2704
Facsimile: 979-845-2590
Email:
Office Hours: Tues, Thur 1 - 2 pm and by appointment


Photo Credit: Maureen Papovich


Selected Papers

  • Finkelstein, Papovich, et al. 2013, Nature, 502, 524, A galaxy rapidly forming stars 700 million years after the Big Bang at redshift 7.51
  • Lotz, Papovich, Faber et al. 2013, ApJ, 773, 154, Caught in the Act: The Assembly of Massive Cluster Galaxies at z = 1.62
  • Bassett, Papovich, Lotz et al., 2013, ApJ,770, 58, CANDELS Observations of the Environmental Dependence of the Color-Mass-Morphology Relation at z=1.6
  • Shipley, Papovich, Rieke et al., 2013, ApJ, 769, 75, Spitzer Spectroscopy of Infrared-Luminous Galaxies: Diagnostics of AGN and Star Formation and Contribution to Total Infrared Luminosity
  • Tilvi, Papovich, Tran et al., 2013, ApJ, 768, 56, Discovery of Lyman Break Galaxies at z ˜ 7 from the zFourGE Survey
  • Papovich, Bassett, Lotz, et al. 2012, ApJ, 750, 93, CANDELS Observations of the Structural Properties and Evolution of Galaxies in a Cluster at z=1.62
  • Finkelstein S., Papovich, Salmon, et al. 2012, ApJ, 756, 164 CANDELS: The Evolution of Galaxy Rest-Frame Ultraviolet Colors from z = 8 to 4
  • Papovich, Finkelstein S., Ferguson, Lotz, & Giavalisco 2011, MNRAS, 412, 1123, The Rising Star-Formation Histories of Distant Galaxies and Implications for Gas Accretion with Time
  • Papovich, Momcheva, Willmer, et al. 2010, ApJ, 716, 1503, A Spitzer-Selected Galaxy Cluster at z=1.62
  • Finkelstein, Papovich, Giavalisco, et al. 2010, ApJ, 719, 1250, On the Stellar Populations and Evolution of Star-Forming Galaxies at 6.3 < z < 8.6
  • Papovich 2008, ApJ, 676, 206, The Angular Clustering of Distant Galaxy Clusters
  • Papovich, Moustakas, Dickinson, et al. 2006, ApJ, 640, 92, Spitzer Observations of Massive, Red Galaxies at High Redshift
  • Papovich, Dole, Egami, et al. 2004, ApJS, 154, 70, The 24 Micron Source Counts in Deep Spitzer Space Telescope Surveys
  • Dickinson, Papovich, Ferguson, & Budavári 2003, ApJ, 587, 25, The Evolution of the Global Stellar Mass Density at 0<z<3
  • Papovich, Dickinson, & Ferguson 2001, ApJ, 559, 620, The Stellar Populations and Evolution of Lyman Break Galaxies
  • All peer-reviewed publications on NASA/ADS.


    Courses and Seminars

    Fall 2013 ASTR 314, Survey of Astronomy (see eCampus.tamu.edu)
    Spring 2013 ASTR 314, Survey of Astronomy
    Fall 2012 ASTR 689, Extragalactic Astronomy
    Fall 2012 ASTR 681, Astronomy Seminar

    Mitchell Institute, Astronomy Seminar


    Press and Newsworthy

  • 2013-10-23 --- UT, Texas A&M Astronomers Discover Universe's Most Distant Galaxy
  • 2013-10-23 --- Astronomers Discover the Most Distant Galaxy Yet
  • 2012-12-03 --- College of Science Honors 2012 Award Winners
  • 2012-03-06 --- Hidden in Plain Sight: A&M Astronomers Help Find Distant Galaxy to Shed Light on Early Universe
  • 2010-05-11 --- Ancient City of Galaxies Looks Surprisingly Modern
  • 2010-05-11 --- Texas A&M-Led Research Finds Ancient City Of "Modern" Galaxies
  • 2010-03-08 --- Erukhimova, Katzgraber, and Papovich receive Teaching Excellence Awards
  • 2010-01-25 --- A&M profs gazing for start of the universe
  • 2010-01-20 --- Texas A&M Astronomers Find Baby Galaxies in Early Universe
  • 2009-12-04 --- Seeing Stars: Texas A&M Astronomy Program Reaches New Heights