Linda Strubbe

Dr. Linda Strubbe

linda at cita dot utoronto dot ca

Postdoctoral Fellow
Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (Toronto)

(Formerly) Department of Astronomy
University of California, Berkeley

Curriculum Vitae

Research

Non-technical introduction to my Ph.D. thesis Snacktime for Hungry Black Holes: Theoretical Studies of the Tidal Disruption of Stars

Spectroscopic Signatures of the Tidal Disruption of Stars by Massive Black Holes
Linda E. Strubbe & Eliot Quataert, MNRAS, 415, 168 (2011)

Optical Flares from the Tidal Disruption of Stars by Massive Black Holes
Linda E. Strubbe & Eliot Quataert, MNRAS, 400, 2070 (2009)

Dust Dynamics, Surface Brightness Profiles, and Thermal Spectra of Debris Disks: The Case of AU Mic
Linda E. Strubbe & Eugene I. Chiang, ApJ, 648, 652 (2006)

A Possible Relativistic Jetted Outburst from a Massive Black Hole Fed by a Tidally Disrupted Star
Joshua S. Bloom, Dimitrios Giannios, Brian D. Metzger, S. Bradley Cenko, Daniel A. Perley, Nathaniel R. Butler, Nial R. Tanvir, Andrew J. Levan, Paul T. O'Brien,
Linda E. Strubbe, et al., Science, 333, 203 (2011)

PTF10iya: A short-lived, luminous flare from the nuclear region of a star-forming galaxy
S. Bradley Cenko, Joshua S. Bloom, S.R. Kulkarni, Linda E. Strubbe, et al., MNRAS, 420, 2684 (2012)

Fossil Gas and the Electromagnetic Precursor of Supermassive Binary Black Hole Mergers
Philip Chang, Linda E. Strubbe, Kristen Menou, Eliot Quataert, MNRAS, 407, 2007 (2010)

Evolution of the Bar Fraction in COSMOS: Quantifying the Assembly of the Hubble Sequence
Kartik Sheth, Elmegreen, Elmegreen, Capak, Abraham, Athanassoula, Ellis, Mobasher, Salvato, Schinnerer, Scoville, Spalsbury,
Linda E. Strubbe, Carollo, Rich, West, ApJ, 675, 1141 (2008)

Barred Galaxies at z > 0.7: NICMOS Hubble Deep Field-North Observations
Kartik Sheth, Michael W. Regan, Nicholas Z. Scoville, Linda E. Strubbe, ApJ, 592, L13 (2003)

Education & Outreach

Astronomy public outreach in rural Guatemala (Fall 2011)

A College-Level Inquiry-Based Laboratory Activity on Transiting Planets
Nicholas J. McConnell, A. Medling, Linda E. Strubbe, P. Moth, R. Montgomery, L. Raschke, L. Hunter, B. Goza,
ASP Conference Series 436, Learning from Inquiry in Practice, 97 (2010)

Blinded by the Light: A distant star signals its demise
Popular science article about gamma-ray bursts for the Berkeley Science Review
Linda E. Strubbe (Fall 2008)

Twinkle, twinkle, little star: Discovering planets from afar
Popular science article about the Kepler Mission for the Berkeley Science Review
Linda E. Strubbe (Spring 2010)

Presentation on Transiting Planets Lab Activity at Hartnell Community College
Linda E. Strubbe & Nicholas J. McConnell (December 2009)