Curtis J. Struck

Iowa State University, Ames, IA, United States 
Astronomy and Astrophysics
"Curtis Struck"

Grew up in the Minneapolis area, and graduated from the University of Minnesota with B.S. degrees in physics and math (1976). Went to graduate school at Yale University and earned M.Phil. and Ph.D (1981) degrees in astronomy. Served as a McDonald Observatory postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas, Austin in 1981-1983. Have been at Iowa State since arriving as an Asst. Professor in 1983. Have served several times as coordinator of the Astronomy and Astrophysics program and five years as Assistant Chair of the Physics and Astronomy Dept. Research in theoretical and numerical models of processes in galaxy evolution.

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Richard B. Larson grad student 1981 (Astronomy Tree)
Beatrice Tinsley grad student 1981 Yale


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Joyce Ann Guzik grad student 1988 (Astronomy Tree)
John F. Wallin grad student 1989 Iowa State
Pnina Lotan-Luban grad student 1990 Iowa State
Vassilis Charmandaris grad student 1995 Iowa State
Daniel C. Smith grad student 2001 Iowa State
Jeong-Sun Hwang grad student 2010 Iowa State
Bradley Wayne Peterson grad student 2011 Iowa State
Travis Yeager grad student 2014-2020 Iowa State
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Lawrence A, Kerton CR, Struck C, et al. (2020) Revealing the Double Nucleus of NGC 4490 The Astrophysical Journal. 891: 11
Kaufman M, Elmegreen BG, Andersen M, et al. (2020) Outflow from Outer-arm Starburst in a Grazing Collision between Galaxies The Astronomical Journal. 159: 180
Struck C. (2020) The role of wind driving in OB star bow nebulae Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 494: 1838-1847
Yeager TR, Struck C. (2020) Splash bridge models of inclined, gas-rich, direct galaxy collisions Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 492: 4892-4916
Joshi BA, Appleton PN, Blanc GA, et al. (2019) Evidence for Shock-heated Gas in the Taffy Galaxies and Bridge from Optical Emission-line IFU Spectroscopy The Astrophysical Journal. 878: 161
Smith BJ, Wagstaff P, Struck C, et al. (2019) The Hot Gas Exhaust of Starburst Engines in Mergers: Testing Models of Stellar Feedback and Star Formation Regulation The Astronomical Journal. 158: 169
Yeager TR, Struck C. (2019) Models of multicomponent splash bridges in face-on galaxy disc collisions Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 486: 2660-2678
Struck C, Elmegreen BG. (2019) Power-law Sérsic profiles in hydrostatic stellar galaxy discs Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 489: 5919-5927
Criswell A, Struck C. (2019) Effects of coplanar satellite bands on galactic disc evolution Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 487: 2969-2975
Struck C, Elmegreen BG. (2018) Cold Exponential Disks from Interstellar Fountains The Astrophysical Journal. 868
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