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Education

2003-2008: Ph.D. Astrophysics (June 2009, defended July 2008)
                      California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
                      Advisor: Professor Charles C. Steidel
                      Thesis Title: "The Kiloparsec-Scale Structure and Kinematics of High-Redshift Star-Forming Galaxies"

1999-2003: B.A. Astronomy-Physics, Summa Cum Laude, Minor Mathematics
                   University of Virginia
                   Advisor: Professor Steven R. Majewski
                   Thesis Title: "Modeling the Tidal Tails of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy"


Positions

2017-: AURA Associate Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
2014-2017: AURA Assistant Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
2011-2014: Dunlap Postdoctoral Fellow, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics (University of Toronto)
2008-2011: Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA
2003-2008: Graduate Research Student, Caltech
2003: Summer Research Assistant, University of Virginia (Advisor: Dr. Steven Majewski)
2002: Summer Research Assistant, University of Virginia (Advisor: Dr. Steven Majewski)
2001: Summer Research Assistant, Northern Arizona University (Advisor: Dr. Kathleen DeGioia Eastwood)
2000: Summer Research Assistant, MIT Haystack Observatory (Advisor: Dr. Colin Lonsdale)


Awards and Honors

2011: Dunlap Fellowship
2008: Hubble Fellowship
2003: Holloway Fellowship, Caltech
2003: D. Nelson Limber Prize, University of Virginia
2003: Small Research Fellowship, University of Virginia
2002: Phi Beta Kappa
1999: Echols Scholar, University of Virginia


Teaching and Outreach

2013-2014: Supervised research by UofT undergraduate J. Checlair.
2013: Supervised summer research by undergraduates R. Cloutier, P. Tan, A. Sowinski (Dunlap Summer Students).
2012: Supervised summer research by undergraduate M. Tsybulska (Dunlap Summer Student).
2012: University of Toronto public lecture: "Ribbon in the Sky: Our Milky Way Galaxy from Antiquity to the Modern Day".
2012: Invited speaker, North York Astronomical Association.
2011: Journey through the Universe educational outreach program (Hilo, HI), Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) representative.
2010: UCLA "Exploring Your Universe" Outreach Day.
2010: Invited speaker, Ventura County Astronomical Society.
2010: Supervised summer research by UCLA undergraduate S. Nagy Nagy et al. 2011.
2006-2007: Co-advised (with C. Steidel) senior thesis research by a Caltech undergraduate.
2005: Teaching Assistant, Structure and Dynamics of Galaxies (CALTECH, graduate level)
2005: Teaching Assistant, Galaxies and Cosmology (CALTECH, undergraduate level)
2004, 2005: Teaching Assistant, Astronomical Measurements and Instrumentation (CALTECH, graduate level)
2002-2003: Public Night Telescope Operator (UVA, McCormick Observatory)


Professional Societies and Service

2012: Graduate Admissions Committee (Univ. of Toronto)
2011-present: Observing strategy, simulations, and pipeline development lead for MaNGA (SDSS-IV) IFU survey
2011: Panelist: Giant Magellan Telescope integral field spectrograph (GMTIFS) CoDR
2009: Developed OSIRIS (infrared IFU) data simulation package for Keck Observatory
2008-present: Referee for the Astrophysical Journal, MNRAS, Astronomy & Astrophysics
2008-present: Science team member: Thirty Meter Telescope, Infrared Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS)
2007: Science Advisor: Keck next-generation adaptive optics program
2004-present: Member of the American Astronomical Society


Grant and Proposal History

SDSS-IV Project 2014-2020
SDSS-IV Architect

Gemini Observatory (NIFS), CoI, 2010
45 hours, USA lead scientist on international collaboration
Resolving the Kinematics of High-Redshift Galaxy Assembly

Hubble Space Telescope Cycle 17 (WFC3/IR), PI, 2008
42 Orbits - Mapping the Interaction between High-Redshift Galaxies and the Intergalactic Environment
GO-11694
Allocation ~$150,000

Hubble Space Telescope Cycle 17 (WFC3/UVIS), CoI, 2008
30 Orbits - Illuminating the HI Structure of a Proto-cluster Region at z=2.84
GO-11638
Allocation ~$120,000

STSCI Hubble Fellowship, 2008-2010
Understanding the Complex Gaseous Environment of Galaxies at z ~ 2-3
HF-01221
Allocation ~$300,000

W.M. Keck Observatory (NIRC2), CoI, 2009
1 night total - Optical Morphologies of Star-Forming Galaxies at z ~ 2

W.M. Keck Observatory (OSIRIS), CoI, 2008
5 nights total - Mapping Star Formation in Faint QSO Host Galaxies at z ~ 2

W.M. Keck Observatory (OSIRIS), CoI, 2005-2008
17 nights total - Spatially Resolved Kinematics of Star-Forming Galaxies at z ~ 2


Observing Experience

Apache Point Observatory (APO):
  • SDSS-IV/MaNGA Lead Data Scientist
  • ~ 1500 nights from 2014-2020
Cerro Tololo Interamerican Observatory (CTIO):
  • 1.5m (CSPEC): 4 nights
  • Blanco 4m (MOSAIC): 6 nights
Las Campanas Observatory:
  • duPont 100'': 5 nights
Lowell Observatory
  • 31'': 2 nights
Palomar Observatory
  • 200'' (LFC): 1 night
  • 200'' (WIRC): 16 nights
W.M. Keck Observatory:
  • Keck I (LRIS): 3 nights
  • Keck II (NIRC2): 1 night
  • Keck II (NIRSPEC): 11 nights
  • Keck II (OSIRIS): 29 nights

Publications (ADS)

Refereed Articles

  1. Smethurst, R., et al. 2017, arXiv:1709.09175
    "SDSS-IV MaNGA: The Different Quenching Histories of Fast and Slow Rotators"

  2. Gu, M., Conroy, C., Law, D., et al. 2017, arXiv:1709.07003
    "Low Metallicities and Old Ages for Three Ultra-Diffuse Galaxies in the Coma Cluster"

  3. Wake, D. A. et al. 2017, AJ, 154, 86
    "The SDSS-IV MaNGA Sample: Design, Optimization, and Usage Considerations"

  4. Greene, J.E. et al. 2017, arXiv:1708.07843
    "Probing the kinematic morphology-density relation of early-type galaxies with MaNGA"

  5. Abolfathi, B. et al. 2017, ApJS submitted, arXiv:1707.09322
    "The Fourteenth Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey: First Spectroscopic Data from the extended Baryon Oscillation Sky Survey and from the second phase of the Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment"

  6. Albareti, F., et al. 2017, ApJS in press, arXiv:1608.02013
    "The Thirteenth Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey: First Spectroscopic Data from the SDSS-IV Survey MApping Nearby Galaxies at Apache Point Observatory"

  7. Blanton, M., et al. 2017, AJ, 154, 28
    "Sloan Digital Sky Survey IV: Mapping the Milky Way, Nearby Galaxies and the Distant Universe"

  8. Wylezalek, D., et al. 2017, MNRAS, 467, 2612
    "Zooming into local active galactic nuclei: The power of combining SDSS-IV MaNGA with higher resolution integral field unit observations"

  9. Goobar, A., et al. 2017, Science, 356, 291
    "iPTF16geu: A multiply imaged, gravitationally lensed type Ia supernova"

  10. Goddard, D., et al. 2017, MNRAS, 466, 4731
    "SDSS-IV MaNGA: Spatially resolved star formation histories in galaxies as a function of galaxy mass and type"

  11. Zhang, K., et al. 2017, MNRAS, 466, 3217
    "SDSS-IV MaNGA: The Impact of Diffuse Ionized Gas on Emission-line Ratios, Interpretation of Diagnostic Diagrams, and Gas Metallicity Measurements"

  12. Belfiore, F., et al. 2017, MNRAS, 466, 2570
    "SDSS-IV MaNGA - the spatially resolved transition from star formation to quiescence"

  13. Zheng, Z., et al. 2017, MNRAS, 465, 4572
    "SDSS-IV MaNGA: environmental dependence of stellar age and metallicity gradients in nearby galaxies"

  14. Lin, L., et al. 2017, ApJ, 837, 32
    "SDSS IV MaNGA: Discovery of an HA Blob Associated with a Dry Galaxy Pair- Ejected Gas or a 'Dark' Galaxy Candidate?"

  15. Jones, A., Kauffmann, G., D'Souza, R., Bizyaev, D., Law, D., et al. 2017, A & A 599, 141
    "SDSS IV MaNGA: Deep observations of extra-planar, diffuse ionized gas around late-type galaxies from stacked IFU spectra"

  16. Johnston, E., et al. 2017, MNRAS, 465, 2317
    "SDSS-IV MaNGA: bulge-disc decomposition of IFU data cubes (BUDDI)"

  17. Goddard, D., et al. 2017, MNRAS, 465, 688
    "SDSS-IV MaNGA: stellar population gradients as a function of galaxy environment"

  18. Barrera-Ballesteros, J., et al. 2016, MNRAS, 463, 2513
    "Do galaxy global relationships emerge from local ones? The SDSS IV MaNGA surface mass density-metallicity relation"

  19. Sohn, S.T., et al. 2016, ApJ, 833, 235
    "Hubble Space Telescope Proper Motions of Individual Stars in Stellar Streams: Orphan, Sagittarius, Lethe, and the New 'Parallel Stream"

  20. Yan, R., Bundy, K., Law, D.R., et al. 2016, AJ, 152, 197
    "SDSS-IV MaNGA IFS Galaxy Survey --- Survey Design, Execution, and Initial Data Quality"

  21. Penny, S., et al. 2016, MNRAS, 462, 3955
    "SDSS-IV MaNGA: faint quenched galaxies - I. Sample selection and evidence for environmental quenching"

  22. Law, D.R., et al. 2016, AJ, 152, 83
    "The Data Reduction Pipeline for the SDSS-IV MaNGA IFU Galaxy Survey"

  23. Belfiore, F., et al. 2016, MNRAS, 461, 3111.
    "SDSS IV MaNGA - Spatially resolved diagnostic diagrams: A proof that many galaxies are LIERs"

  24. Labiano, A., et al. 2016, SPIE, 9910, 2.
    "The MIRI Medium Resolution Spectrometer calibration pipeline"

  25. Cheung, E., et al. 2016, Nature, 533, 504
    "Suppressing star formation in quiescent galaxies with supermassive black hole winds"

  26. Sanchez, S.F., et al. 2016, RMxAA, 52, 171
    "Pipe3D, a pipeline to analyse integral field spectroscopy data: II. Analysis sequence and CALIFA dataproducts"

  27. Yan, R., Tremonti, C., Bershady, M.A., Law, D.R., et al. 2016, AJ, 151, 8.
    "SDSS-IV/MaNGA: Spectrophotometric Calibration Technique"

  28. Law, D.R., Shapley, A.E., Checlair, J., & Steidel, C.C. 2015, ApJ, 808, 160.
    "Physical Properties of a Pilot Sample of Spectroscopic Close Pair Galaxies at z ~ 2"

  29. Law, D.R., et al. 2015, AJ, 150, 19.
    "Observing Strategy for the SDSS-IV/MaNGA IFU Galaxy Survey"

  30. Belfiore, F., et al. 2015, MNRAS, 449, 867.
    "P-MaNGA: Emission Lines Properties - Gas Ionisation and Chemical Abundances from Prototype Observations"

  31. Wilkinson, D.M., et al. 2015, MNRAS, 449, 328.
    "P-MaNGA: full spectral fitting and stellar population maps from prototype observations"

  32. Li, Cheng, et al. 2015, ApJ, 804, 125.
    "P-MaNGA: Gradients in Recent Star Formation Histories as Diagnostics for Galaxy Growth and Death"

  33. Sohn, Sangmo Tony, et al. 2015, ApJ, 803, 56.
    "Hubble Space Telescope Proper Motions along the Sagittarius Stream: I. Observations and Results for Stars in Four Fields"

  34. Drory, N., et al. 2015, AJ, 149, 77.
    "The MaNGA Integral Field Unit Fiber Feed System for the Sloan 2.5 m Telescope"

  35. Bundy, Kevin, Bershady, Matthew A., Law, David R., et al. 2015, ApJ, 798, 7.
    "Overview of the SDSS-IV MaNGA Survey: Mapping nearby Galaxies at Apache Point Observatory"

  36. Erb, D.K., et al. 2014, ApJ, 795, 33.
    "The Ly-alpha Profiles of Faint Galaxies at z~2-3 with Systemic Redshifts from Keck-MOSFIRE"

  37. Majewski, S.R., et al. 2013, ApJ, 777, 13.
    "Discovery of a Dynamical Cold Point in the Heart of the Sagittarius dSph Galaxy with Observations from the APOGEE Project"

  38. Law, D.R., Steidel, C.C., Shapley, A.E., Nagy, S.R., Reddy, N.A., & Erb, D.K. 2012, ApJ, 759, 29.
    "An HST/WFC3-IR Morphological Survey of Galaxies at z=1.5-3.6: II. The Relation between Morphology and Gas-Phase Kinematics"

  39. Law, D.R., Shapley, A.E., Steidel, C.C., Reddy, N.A., Christensen, C.R., & Erb, D.K. 2012, Nature, July 19 2012.
    "High Velocity Dispersion in a Rare Grand Design Spiral Galaxy at Redshift z=2.18"

  40. Frinchaboy, P.M., Majewski, S.R., Munoz, R.R., Law, D.R., Lokas, E.L., Kunkel, W.E., Patterson, R.J., & Johnston, K.V. 2012, ApJ, 756, 74
    "A 2MASS All-Sky View of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy: VII. Kinematics of the Main Body of the Sagittarius dSph"

  41. Reddy, N.A., Pettini, M., Steidel, C.C., Shapley, A.E., Erb, D.K., & Law, D.R. 2012, ApJ, 754, 25.
    "The Characteristic Star Formation Histories of Galaxies at Redshifts z ~ 2-7"

  42. Rudie, G.C., Steidel, C.C., Trainor, R.F., Rakic, O., Bogosavljevic, M., Pettini, M., Reddy, N., Shapley, A.E., Erb, D.K., Law, D.R. 2012, ApJ, 750, 67.
    "The Gaseous Environment of High-z Galaxies: Precision Measurements of Neutral Hydrogen in the Circumgalactic Medium of z ~ 2-3 Galaxies in the Keck Baryonic Structure Survey"

  43. Law, D.R., Steidel, C.C., Shapley, A.E., Nagy, S.R., Reddy, N.A., & Erb, D.K. 2012, ApJ, 745, 85.
    "An HST/WFC3-IR Morphological Survey of Galaxies at z=1.5-3.6: I. Survey Description and Morphological Properties of Star Forming Galaxies"

  44. Carlin, J.L, Majewski, S.R., Casetti-Dinescu, D.I., Law, D.R., Girard, T.M., & Patterson, R.J. 2012, ApJ, 744, 25.
    "Kinematics of Stars Along the Sagittarius Trailing Tidal Tail and the Constraints they Provide on the Local Standard of Rest"

  45. Siegel, M.H., Majewski, S.R., Law, D.R., et al. 2011, ApJ, 743, 20.
    "The ACS Survey of Galactic Globular Clusters XI: The Three-Dimensional Orientation of the Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy and its Globular Clusters"

  46. Nagy, S.R., Law, D.R., Shapley, A.E., & Steidel, C.C. 2011, ApJL, 735, 19.
    "The Mass-Radius Relation for Star-Forming Galaxies at z~1.5-3.0"
    *Student publication*

  47. Gonçalves, T.S., Basu-Zych, A., Overzier, R., Martin, D.C., Law, D.R., Schiminovich, D., Wyder, T.K., Mallery, R., Rich, R.M., & Heckman, T.H. 2010, ApJ, 724, 1373.
    "The Kinematics of Ionized Gas in Lyman-Break Analogs at z ~ 0.2"

  48. Lokas, E.L., Kazantzidis, S., Majewski, S.R., Law, D.R., Mayer, L., & Frinchaboy, P.M. 2010, ApJ, 725, 1516.
    "The Inner Structure and Kinematics of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy as a Product of Tidal Stirring"

  49. Barton, E.J., et al. 2010, SPIE, 7735, 185.
    "The Infrared Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) for TMT: The Science Case"

  50. Erb, D.K., Pettini, M., Shapley, A.E., Steidel, C.C., Law, D.R., and Reddy, N.A. 2010, ApJ, 719, 1168.
    "Physical Conditions in a Young, Unreddened, Low Metallicity Galaxy at High Redshift"

  51. Law, D.R. and Majewski, S.R. 2010b, ApJ, 718, 1128.
    "Assessing the Milky Way Satellites Associated with the Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy"

  52. Law, D.R. and Majewski, S.R. 2010a, ApJ, 714, 229.
    "The Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy: a Model for Evolution in a Triaxial Milky Way Halo."

  53. Law, D.R., Majewski, S.R., and Johnston, K.V. 2009, ApJL, 703, 67.
    "Evidence for a Triaxial Milky Way Dark Matter Halo from the Sagittarius Stellar Tidal Stream."

  54. Law, D. R., Steidel, C.C., Erb, D.K., Larkin, J.E., Pettini, M., Shapley, A.E., and Wright, S.A. 2009, ApJ, 697, 2057.
    "The Kiloparsec-Scale Kinematics of High-Redshift Star-Forming Galaxies."

  55. Basu-Zych, A., Gonçalves, T., Overzier, R., Law, D.R., Schiminovich, D., Heckman, T., Martin, C., Wyder, T., and O'Dowd, M. 2009, ApJ, 699, 118.
    "An OSIRIS Study of the Gas Kinematics in a Sample of UV-Selected Galaxies: Evidence of `Hot and Bothered' Starbursts in the Local Universe."

  56. Geha, M., Willman, B., Simon, J.D., Strigari, L.E., Kirby, E., Law, D.R., and Strader, J. 2009, ApJ, 692, 1464.
    "The Least Luminous Galaxy: Spectroscopy of the Milky Way Dwarf Galaxy Segue I"

  57. Wright, S.A., Larkin, J.E., Law, D.R., Steidel, C.C., Shapley, A.E., and Erb, D.K. 2009, ApJ, 699, 421.
    "Dynamics of Galactic Disks and Mergers at z~1.6: Spatially Resolved Spectroscopy with Keck Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics"

  58. Chou, M., Majewski, S.R., Cunha, K., Smith, V.V., Patterson, R.J., Martinez-Delgado, D., Law, D.R., Crane, J.D., Munoz, R.R., Lopez, R. G., Geisler, D., and Skrutskie, M.F. 2007, ApJ, 670, 346.
    "A 2MASS All-Sky View of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy: Variation of the Metallicity Distribution Function Along the Sagittarius Tidal Stream."

  59. Law, D.R., Steidel, C.C., Erb, D.K., Larkin, J.E., Pettini, M., Shapley, A.E., and Wright, S.A. 2007, ApJ, 669, 929
    "Integral Field Spectroscopy of High-Redshift Star Forming Galaxies with Laser Guided Adaptive Optics: Evidence for Dispersion-Dominated Kinematics."

  60. Peter, A.H.G., Shapley, A.E., Law, D.R., Steidel, C.C., Erb, D.K., Reddy, N.A., and Pettini, M. 2007, ApJ, 668, 23.
    "Morphologies of Galaxies in and around a Protocluster at z=2.300"

  61. Pettini, M., Steidel, C.C., Adelberger, K.L., Dickinson, M., Erb, D.K., Giavalisco, M., Law, D.R., Reddy, N.A., & Shapley, A.E. 2007, NCimB, 122, 1043.
    "Lyman break galaxies: A ten-year perspective"

  62. Wright, S.A., Larkin, J.E., Barczys, M., Erb, D.K., Iserlohe, C., Krabbe, A., Law, D.R., McElwain, M.W., Quirrenbach, A., Steidel, C.C., and Weiss, J. 2007, ApJ, 658, 78.
    "Integral Field Spectroscopy of a Candidate Disk Galaxy at z~1.5 using Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics."

  63. Law, D.R., Steidel, C.C., Erb, D.K., Pettini, M., Reddy, N.A., Shapley, A.E., Adelberger, K.L., and Simenc, D.J. 2007, ApJ, 656, 1.
    "The Physical Nature of Rest-UV Galaxy Morphology during the Peak Epoch of Galaxy Formation."

  64. Casetti-Dinescu, D.I., Majewski, S.R., Girard, T.M., Carlin, J.L., van Altena, W.F., Patterson, R.J., and Law, D.R. 2006, AJ, 132, 2082.
    "A Deep Proper-Motion Survey in Kapteyn Selected Areas: I. Survey Description and First Results for Stars in the Tidal Tail of Sagittarius and in the Monoceros Ring."

  65. Majewski, S.R., Law, D.R., Polak, A.A., and Patterson, R.J. 2006, ApJL, 637, 25.
    "Measuring Fundamental Galactic Parameters with Stellar Tidal Streams and SIM PlanetQuest."

  66. Law, D.R., Steidel, C.C., and Erb, D.K. 2006, AJ, 131, 70.
    "Predictions and Strategies for Integral-Field Spectroscopy of High-Redshift Galaxies."

  67. Law, D.R., Johnston, K.V., and Majewski, S.R. 2005, ApJ, 619, 807.
    "A 2MASS All-Sky View of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy: IV. Modeling the Sagittarius Tidal Tails."

  68. Johnston, K.V., Law, D.R., and Majewski, S.R. 2005, ApJ, 619, 800.
    "A 2MASS All-Sky View of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy: III. Constraints on the Flattening of the Galactic Halo."

  69. Majewski, S.R., Kunkel, W.E., Law, D.R., Patterson, R.J., Polak, A.A., Rocha-Pinto, H.J., Crane, J.D., Frinchaboy, P.M, Hummels, C.B., Johnston, K.V., Rhee, J., Skrutskie, M.F. and Weinberg, M.D. 2004, AJ, 128, 245.
    "A 2MASS All-Sky View of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy: II. Swope Telescope Spectroscopy of M Giant Stars in the Dynamically Cold Sagittarius Tidal Stream."

  70. Crane, J.D., Majewski, S.R., Rocha-Pinto, H.J., Frinchaboy, P.M., Skrutskie, M.F., and Law, D.R. 2003, ApJL, 594, 119.
    "Exploring Halo Substructure with Giant Stars: Spectroscopy of Stars in the Galactic Anticenter Stellar Structure."

  71. Law, D.R., Majewski, S.R., Skrutskie, M.F., Carpenter, J., and Ayub, H.F. 2003, AJ, 126, 1871.
    "2MASS Studies of Differential Reddening Across Three Massive Globular Clusters."

  72. Law, D.R., DeGioia-Eastwood, K., and Moore, K.L. 2002, ApJ, 565, 1239.
    "Empirical Bounds for the Ionizing Fluxes of Wolf-Rayet Stars."

Selected Non-refereed Articles

  • Law, D.R., and Majewski, S.R. 2016, ASSL, 420, 3
    "The Sagittarius Dwarf Tidal Stream(s)", in Tidal Streams in the Local Group and Beyond.

  • Law, D.R., Wright, S.A., Ellis, R.S., Erb, D.K., Nesvadba, N., Steidel, C.C., and Swinbank, M. 2009:
    "Kinematics and Formation Mechanisms of High-Redshift Galaxies": article submitted to the Astro 2010 Decadal Survey.

  • Wright, S.A., Law, D.R., Ellis, R.S., Erb, D.K., Larkin, J.E., Lu, J.R., and Steidel, C.C. 2009:
    "Tracing the Evolution and Distribution of Metallicity in the Early Universe": article submitted to the Astro 2010 Decadal Survey.

Selected Talks

  • November 5, 2012. Colloquium speaker, Rochester Institute of Technology:
    "Early Growth of Galaxies"

  • October 12, 2012. Colloquium speaker, University of Toronto:
    "Early Growth of Galaxies"

  • September 13, 2012. Invited review, "Galaxy Surveys using Integral Field Spectroscopy" conference: Potsdam, Germany:
    "Early Growth of Galaxies"

  • July 2, 2012. Invited speaker, "Galaxies: Insight Out" workshop: Leiden, Netherlands:
    "Kinematic Structure of a Rare z=2.18 Grand Design Spiral Galaxy"

  • Nov 23, 2011. Invited speaker, University of Waterloo:
    "Rest-Frame Optical Imaging of z ~ 2-3 Star-Forming Galaxies with HST/WFC3"

  • May 17, 2010. Invited speaker, "Galaxies in the Distant Universe":
    "The Physical Structure of Galaxies at z ~ 2 - 3."

  • April 20, 2010. Colloquium speaker, UC Irvine:
    "Galactic Archaeology with the Sagittarius Stellar Tidal Stream."

  • Dec 4, 2009. Colloquium speaker, New York University:
    "Evidence for a Triaxial Milky Way Dark Matter Halo from the Sgr Stellar Stream."

  • May 5, 2009. Colloquium speaker, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics:
    "Kiloparsec-Scale Kinematics in High Redshift Star-Forming Galaxies."

  • Mar 10, 2009. STSCI: Hubble Fellows Symposium:
    "Kiloparsec-Scale Kinematics in High Redshift Star-Forming Galaxies."

  • Mar 12, 2008. IPAC lunch talk:
    "The Structure and Kinematics of High-Redshift Galaxies."

  • Jan 10, 2008. AAS Meeting:
    "Integral-Field Spectroscopy of High-Redshift Star Forming Galaxies with Laser-Guided Adaptive Optics."

  • Jul 24, 2007. TMT Science Meeting:
    "TMT: Science Goals and Design Requirements for IFU Studies of High-Redshift Galaxies."

  • April 18, 2007. UC San Diego Colloquium:
    "Spatially Resolved Kinematics of Star-Forming Galaxies in the Early Universe."

  • September 15, 2006. Keck Science Meeting:
    "OSIRIS observations of star-forming galaxies at z=2-3"

  • Summer 2003. ING-IAC Joint Conference: Satellites and Tidal Streams (ASPC 327, 239)
    "Modeling the Tidal Tails of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy."

Selected Presentations

  • Law, D.R., Majewski, S.R., and Johnston, K.V. 2010. AAS Meeting 215
    "Evidence for a Triaxial Milky Way Dark Matter Halo from the Sagittarius Stellar Tidal Stream."

  • Law, D.R. 2006. IAU 26th General Assembly.
    "The Physical Nature of Rest-UV Galaxy Morphology during the Peak Epoch of Galaxy Formation."

  • Law, D.R., Steidel, C.C., Erb, D.K., and Simenc, D. 2005. UCSC Conference: 'Nearly Normal Galaxies in a LCDM Universe.'
    "Dynamics of High Redshift Galaxies from Spatially Resolved Spectroscopy"

  • Law, D.R., Steidel, C.C., Erb, D.K., and Reddy, N.A. 2005. AAS Meeting 205
    "A Strategy Guide for Integral-Field Spectroscopy of z ~ 2 Galaxies."

  • Hummels, C.B., Johnston, K.V., Majewski, S.R., and Law, D.R. 2005. AAS Meeting 205
    "Observing Dynamical Friction using the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy's Tidal Streams."

  • Pakzad, S.L., Majewski, S.R., Frinchaboy, P.M., Hummels, C.B., Ivezic, Z., Johnston, K.V., Law, D.R., Patterson, R.J., Prada, F., and Skrutskie, M.F. 2005. AAS Meeting 205
    "Tidal Streams in the Outer Galactic Halo: Pieces of a 500-degree Long Trailing Sagittarius Tidal Tail?"

  • Law, D.R., DeGioia-Eastwood, K., and Moore, K.L. 2002. AAS Meeting 199
    "Empirical Bounds for the Ionizing Fluxes of Wolf-Rayet Stars."

  • Lonsdale, C.J., Cappallo, R.J., Doeleman, S.S., and Law, D.R. 2000. AAS Meeting 197
    "Simulations and Algorithms for Future Radio Astronomy Arrays."

Popular Press

Circular Bulletins

  • Cenko, S.B., Fox, D.B., Kulkarni, S.R., Reddy, N., Erb, D., Law, D. and Steidel, C. 2005, GRB Circular Service
    "GRB 050520: P200 observations."

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