Evan Scannapieco

Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
6004

Biography

Scannapieco is an astrophysicist in the School of Earth and Space Exploration. His research is focused on AGN Feedback, the first stars, galaxy outflows, supernovae, and turbulence.  

Education

1996-2001 UC Berkeley Physics MS and Ph.D. 

1992-1996 Harvard Univ. Physics A.B.

Publications

  • L. Pan, S. Desch, E. Scannapieco, Timmes, F.-X. Mixing of Supernova Ejecta into Molecular Clouds. Astrobiology Science Conference 2010: Evolution and Life: Surviving Catastrophes and Extremes on Earth and Beyond, held April 26-20, 2010 in League City, Texas. LPI Contribution No. 1538, p.5580 (2010).
  • Scannapieco, Evan; Martin, Crystal L. Constraining the Intergalactic Medium Enrichment History with QSO Pairs. hemical Abundances in the Universe: Connecting First Stars to Planets, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium (2010).
  • Cody Raskin, Evan Scannapieco, James Rhoads, & Massimo Della Valle. Using Spatial Distributions to Constrain Progenitors of Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts. Astrophysical Journal (2008).
  • Evan Scannapieco, & Marcus Br├╝ggen. Subgrid Modeling of AGN-driven Turbulence in Galaxy Clusters. Astrophysical Journal (2008).
  • Chris Brook, Daisuke Kawata, Evan Scannapieco, Hugo Martel, Brad Gibson. The Spatial Distribution of the Galactic First Stars. II. Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Approach. Astrophysical Journal (2007).
  • Brook, Chris, Kawata, Daisuke, Martel, Hugo, Gibson, Brad. . (2007).

Research Activity

  • Scannapieco,Evan*. Developing the Next Generation of Tools for Simulating Galaxy Outflows. NASA-NSSC(5/14/2015 - 5/13/2018).
  • Scannapieco,Evan*. Using the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect to Measure AGN Feedback. NSF-MPS(8/15/2014 - 7/31/2017).
  • Scannapieco,Evan*. Simulating Galaxy Formation with Fewer than a Trillion Zones. NSF-MPS(9/1/2011 - 8/31/2015).
  • Timmes,Francis*, Scannapieco,Evan. Colliding and Merging White Dwarfs: From Sub-Luminous to Super-Chandra Ia Supernovae. NASA-GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CTR(1/25/2011 - 7/24/2014).
  • Scannapieco,Evan*. NESSF- White Dwarf Collisions as Unique Pathway for Supernovas (Cody Raskin). NASA-GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CTR(9/1/2010 - 8/31/2011).
  • Scannapieco,Evan*. Studying Galactic and Intergalatic Magnetism with LOFAR. NSF-OISE(9/1/2010 - 8/31/2014).
  • Scannapieco,Evan*, Timmes,Francis. Self-Enrichment of Primordial and Present-day Star Clusters. NASA-GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CTR(12/5/2008 - 12/4/2013).
  • Timmes,Francis*, Scannapieco,Evan. Constraining Double Degenerate Mergers with Observations. NSF-MPS-AST(9/1/2008 - 8/31/2012).

Courses

Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
SES 692 Research
SES 792 Research
SES 799 Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
SES 493 Honors Thesis
SES 494 Special Topics
AST 494 Special Topics
SES 598 Special Topics
SES 692 Research
SES 792 Research
SES 799 Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
SES 492 Honors Directed Study
AST 531 Galaxies and Cosmology I
SES 692 Research
SES 792 Research
SES 799 Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
AST 590 Reading and Conference
SES 692 Research
SES 792 Research
SES 799 Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
SES 122 Earth/Solar System/Universe II
SES 124 Earth/Solar Sys/Universe Lb II
SES 493 Honors Thesis
AST 493 Honors Thesis
AST 494 Special Topics
AST 499 Individualized Instruction
GLG 592 Research
AST 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
SES 692 Research
GLG 692 Research
AST 692 Research
SES 792 Research
AST 792 Research
GLG 792 Research
SES 799 Dissertation
GLG 799 Dissertation
AST 799 Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
AST 422 Astrophysics II
AST 492 Honors Directed Study
AST 499 Individualized Instruction
GLG 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
SES 692 Research
GLG 692 Research
AST 692 Research
SES 792 Research
GLG 792 Research
AST 792 Research
SES 799 Dissertation
GLG 799 Dissertation
AST 799 Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
GLG 592 Research
AST 692 Research
AST 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
AST 421 Astrophysics I
AST 499 Individualized Instruction
GLG 592 Research
AST 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
AST 692 Research
GLG 692 Research
GLG 792 Research
AST 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation
AST 799 Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
AST 531 Galaxies and Cosmology I
GLG 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
GLG 692 Research
AST 692 Research
GLG 792 Research
AST 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation
AST 799 Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
GLG 592 Research
AST 692 Research
AST 792 Research
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
AST 112 Intro Stars, Galaxies & Cosmo
AST 494 Special Topics
GLG 592 Research
AST 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
AST 692 Research
GLG 692 Research
GLG 792 Research
AST 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation
AST 799 Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
AST 422 Astrophysics II
AST 795 Continuing Registration

Presentations

  • Evan Scannapieco. Modeling Turbulence in the Intergalactic Medium. Physics of the Intracluster Medium, MSU, Ann Arbor, MI (Aug 2010).
  • Evan Scannapieco. The role of AGN turbulence in black hole growth. Phys. & Astrophy, of Neutron Stars and Black Holes, Bremen, Germany (Jul 2010).
  • Evan Scannapieco. Supersonic Turbulence in Galaxy Outflows. COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Cosmic Feedback, Bremen, Germany (Jul 2010).
  • Evan Scannapieco. Cool Cores of Galaxy Clusters. SNOWCLUSTER workshop, Snowbird, UT (Mar 2010).
  • Evan Scannapieco. Formation of Compact Stellar Clusters by High-Redshift Galaxy Outflows. The High Redshift Universe: A Multi-Wavelength View, Aspen, CO (Feb 2010).
  • Evan Scannapieco. AGN Self-regulation in Galaxy Clusters. Formation and Evolution of Black Holes, Aspen, CO (Feb 2010).
  • Evan Scannapieco. The Challenge of Turbulent Mixing in Computational Structure Formation. 2nd Halifax Meeting on Computational Astrophysics (Oct 2009).
  • Evan Scannapieco and Crystal L. Martin. Constraining the Intergalactic Medium Enrichment History with QSO Pairs. IAU General Assembly, Rio De Janeiro (Aug 2009).
  • Evan Scannapieco. Triggering High-redshift Star Formation with Galaxy Outflows. IAU General Assembly, Rio De Janeiro (Aug 2009).
  • Evan Scannapieco. The Turbulence Evolution of Self-Regulating AGN in Galaxy Clusters. The Monsters Fiery Breath: Feedback in galaxies, groups, and clusters (Jun 2009).
  • Evan Scannapieco. Constraining the IGM enrichment history with QSO pairs. Chemical Enrichment of the Intergalactic Medium, Lorentz Center, Leiden, Netherlands (May 2009).
  • Evan Scannapieco. Formation of Compact Stellar Clusters by High-Redshift Galaxy Outflows. Formation & Evolution of Globular Cluster Workshop (Feb 2009).
  • Evan Scannapieco. Formation of the Oldest Stars in the MW Halo. Building the Milky Way Workshop (Oct 2008).
  • Evan Scannapieco. Modeling the cosmological impact of AGN and Starbursts. Aspen Center for Phys. AGN and Galaxy Evolution Workshop (Jul 2008).
  • Evan Scannapieco. Constraining Supernova Progenitors with Surface Brightness Distributions. Supernova Rates 2008 Conference (May 2008).
  • Evan Scannapieco. The sources of intergalactic metals. Queens Univ. Phys. Dept., Astrophysics Colloqoquium (Apr 2008).
  • Scannapieco, Evan. AGN Feedback in Galaxy Formation. Univerisy of Las Vegas Astrophysics Colloquium (Apr 2008).
  • Evan Scannapieco. Constraining the Progenitors of Supernovae. Joint Inst. Nuclear Astrophysics, Lunch Talk, Michigan State University (Apr 2008).
  • Evan Scannapieco. Simulations of AGN Feedback and how it can be constrained observationally. Aspen Winter Meeting on Galaxy Formation (Feb 2008).
  • Scannapieco, Evan. Feedback Processes in Structure Formation. Surveys and Simulations of Large Scale Structure (Jan 2008).
  • Scannapieco, Evan. AGN feedback in galaxy formation. Galaxy and Black Hole Evolution: Towards a Unified View (Nov 2007).
  • Scannapieco, Evan. Constraining the Nature and Impact of AGN. Active Galactic Nuclei in the Cosmological Context (Oct 2007).
  • Scannapieco, Evan. AGN Feedback in Galaxy Formation. Univerisy of Virginia Astrophysics Colloquium (Sep 2007).

Service

  • Arizona Articulation Task Force, Representative from ASU/SESE (2010 - Present)
  • HPC G5 User Group, Group Member (2009 - Present)
  • HPC G5 User Group, Group Member (2009 - Present)
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics, Referee (2009 - Present)
  • Cosmology Initiative Faculty Search Committee, Committe Member (2009 - Present)
  • Israel Science Foundation Science Grants, External Reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Israel Science Foundation Science Grants, External Reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Large Synopic Survey Telescope Supernova Science Collaboration, Collaboration Member (2008 - Present)
  • Large Synopic Survey Telescope Supernova Science Collaboration, Collaboration Member (2008 - Present)
  • Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Supernova Science Collaboration, Collaboration Member (2008 - Present)
  • Physics Department, Graduate Faculty (2008 - Present)
  • Physics Department, Graduate Faculty (2008 - Present)
  • Physics Department, Graduate Faculty (2008 - Present)
  • Dutch National Vidi Research Incentives, External Reviewer (2008 - Present)
  • Dutch National Vidi Research Incentives, External Reviewer (2008 - Present)
  • Dutch National Vidi Research Incentives, External Reviewer (2008 - Present)
  • US-Israeli Binational Science Foundation, External Reviewer (2004 - Present)
  • US-Israeli Binational Science Foundation, External Reviewer (2004 - Present)
  • US-Israeli Binational Science Foundation, External Reviewer (2004 - Present)
  • Astrophysical Journal, External Reviewer (1997 - Present)
  • Astrophysical Journal, External Reviewer (1997 - Present)
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, External Reviewer (1997 - Present)
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, External Reviewer (1997 - Present)
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, External Reviewer (1997 - Present)
  • Physical Review D, External Reviewer (1997 - Present)
  • Physical Review D, External Reviewer (1997 - Present)
  • Physical Review D, External Reviewer (1997 - Present)
  • SESE Graduate Recruitiment Committee, Committe Member (2008 - 2011)
  • SC09 Student Cluster Competition, Judge (2009 - 2009)
  • Arizona Science Center, Public Speaker (2009 - 2009)
  • Saguaro Astronomy Club, Speaker at monthly saguaro astronomy club meeting (2009 - 2009)
  • Arizona Science Center, Public Speaker at Adult's Night Out (2009 - 2009)
  • NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Grants Program, Panel Chairman (2009 - 2009)
  • SESE BS Program Tiger Team, Team Member (2008 - 2008)
  • SESE Cosmology White Paper Focus Group, Coordinator (2008 - 2008)
  • NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Grants Program, Panel Chairman (2008 - 2008)
  • ISTB-IV Planning Committee, Committee Member (2007 - 2007)