Dr Sanjib Sharma

H90 - Physics Decant Redfern
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9036 5464
Fax +61 2 9351 7726

Research interests

Member of the Sydney Institute for Astronomy (SIfA).

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Quillen, A., Minchev, I., Sharma, S., Qin, Y., Di Matteo, P. (2014). A vertical resonance heating model for X- or peanut-shaped galactic bulges. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society, 437(2), 1284-1307. [More Information]
  • Boeche, C., Siebert, A., Piffl, T., Just, A., Steinmetz, M., Grebel, E., Sharma, S., Kordopatis, G., Gilmore, G., Chiappini, C., et al (2014). Chemical gradients in the Milky Way from the RAVE data: II. Giant stars. Astronomy and Astrophysics (A and A), 568, 1-13. [More Information]
  • Sharma, S., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Binney, J., Freeman, K., Steinmetz, M., Boeche, C., Bienaymé, O., Gibson, B., Gilmore, G., Grebel, E., et al (2014). Kinematic modeling of the milky way using the rave and GCS stellar surveys. The Astrophysical Journal, 793(1), 1-27. [More Information]
  • Binney, J., Burnett, B., Kordopatis, G., McMillan, P., Sharma, S., Zwitter, T., Bienaymé, O., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Steinmetz, M., Gilmore, G., et al (2014). New distances to RAVE stars. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society, 437(1), 351-370-351-370. [More Information]
  • Kafle, P., Sharma, S., Lewis, G., Bland-Hawthorn, J. (2014). On the shoulders of giants: Properties of the stellar halo and the milky way mass distribution. The Astrophysical Journal, 794(1), Article number 59. [More Information]
  • Kos, J., Zwitter, T., Wyse, R., Bienaymé, O., Binney, J., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Freeman, K., Gibson, B., Gilmore, G., Grebel, E., Sharma, S., et al (2014). Pseudo-three-dimensional maps of the diffuse interstellar band at 862 nm. Science, 345(6198), 791-795. [More Information]
  • Sharma, S., Bland-Hawthorn, J. (2013). An empirical formula for the distribution function of a thin exponential disc. The Astrophysical Journal, 773(2), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Boeche, C., Siebert, A., Piffl, T., Just, A., Steinmetz, M., Sharma, S., Kordopatis, G., Gilmore, G., Chiappini, C., Williams, M., Bland-Hawthorn, J., et al (2013). Chemical gradients in the Milky Way from the RAVE data: I. Dwarf stars. Astronomy and Astrophysics (A and A), 559, 1-12. [More Information]
  • Sesar, B., Ivezic, Z., Scott Stuart, J., Morgan, D., Becker, A., Sharma, S., Palaversa, L., Juric, M., Wozniak, P., Oluseyi, H. (2013). Exploring the variable sky with linear. II. Halo structure and substructure traced by RR Lyrae stars to 30 kpc. The Astronomical Journal, 146(2), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Kafle, P., Sharma, S., Lewis, G., Bland-Hawthorn, J. (2013). Metallicity bias in the kinematics of the Milky Way Stellar Halo. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 430(4), 2973-2978. [More Information]
  • Mitschang, A., De Silva, G., Sharma, S., Zucker, D. (2013). Quantifying chemical tagging: Towards robust group finding in the Galaxy. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 428(3), 2321-2332. [More Information]
  • Simpson, C., Bryan, G., Johnston, K., Smith, B., Low, M., Sharma, S., Tumlinson, J. (2013). The effect of feedback and reionization on star formation in low-mass dwarf galaxy haloes. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 432(3), 1989-2011. [More Information]
  • Kordopatis, G., Gilmore, G., Steinmetz, M., Boeche, C., Seabroke, G., Siebert, A., Zwitter, T., Binney, J., De Laverny, P., Recio-Blanco, A., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Sharma, S., et al (2013). The radial velocity experiment (RAVE): Fourth data release. The Astronomical Journal, 146(5), 1-36. [More Information]
  • Boeche, C., Chiappini, C., Minchev, I., Williams, M., Steinmetz, M., Sharma, S., Kordopatis, G., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Bienaymé, O., Gibson, B., et al (2013). The relation between chemical abundances and kinematics of the Galactic disc with RAVE. Astronomy and Astrophysics (A and A), 553, 1-13. [More Information]
  • Williams, M., Steinmetz, M., Binney, J., Siebert, A., Enke, H., Famaey, B., Minchev, I., de Jong, R., Boeche, C., Freeman, K., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Sharma, S., et al (2013). The wobbly Galaxy: Kinematics north and south with RAVE red-clump giants. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society, 436(1), 101-121. [More Information]
  • Kafle, P., Sharma, S., Lewis, G., Bland-Hawthorn, J. (2012). Kinematics of the Stellar Halo and the Mass Distribution of the Milky Way Using Blue Horizontal Branch Stars. The Astrophysical Journal, 761(2), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Sharma, S., Steinmetz, M., Bland-Hawthorn, J. (2012). On the origin of the angular momentum properties of gas and dark matter in galactic halos and its implications. The Astrophysical Journal, 750(2), 1-19. [More Information]
  • Johnston, K., Sheffield, A., Majewski, S., Sharma, S., Rocha-Pinto, H. (2012). Probing the halo from the solar vicinity to the outer galaxy: Connecting stars in local velocity structures to large-scale clouds. The Astrophysical Journal, 760(1), 1-18. [More Information]
  • McCavana, T., Micic, M., Lewis, G., Sinha, M., Sharma, S., Holley-Bocklemann, K., Bland-Hawthorn, J. (2012). The lives of high-redshift mergers. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society, 424(1), 361-371. [More Information]
  • Burnett, B., Binney, J., Sharma, S., Williams, M., Zwitter, T., Bienaymé, O., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Freeman, K., Fulbright, J., Gibson, B., et al (2011). Distance determination for RAVE stars using stellar models: III. The nature of the RAVE survey and Milky Way chemistry. Astronomy and Astrophysics (A and A), 532(A113), A113-1-A113-14. [More Information]
  • Sharma, S., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Johnston, K., Binney, J. (2011). Galaxia: A code to generate a synthetic survey of the Milky way. The Astrophysical Journal, 730(1), 3-1-3-20. [More Information]
  • Sharma, S., Johnston, K., Majewski, S., Bullock, J., Munoz, R. (2011). Group Finding in the Stellar Halo using Photometric Surveys: Current Sensitivity and Future Prospects. The Astrophysical Journal, 728, 1-16. [More Information]
  • Williams, M., Steinmetz, M., Sharma, S., Bland-Hawthorn, J., de Jong, R., Seabroke, G., Helmi, A., Freeman, K., Binney, J., Minchev, I., et al (2011). The dawning of the stream of aquarius in rave. The Astrophysical Journal, 728(2), 102-(14pp). [More Information]
  • Siebert, A., Williams, M., Siviero, A., Reid, W., Boeche, C., Steinmetz, M., Fulbright, J., Munari, U., Zwitter, T., Watson, F., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Sharma, S., et al (2011). The radial velocity experiment (RAVE): Third data release. The Astronomical Journal, 141(6), 1-22. [More Information]
  • Bland-Hawthorn, J., Karlsson, T., Sharma, S., Krumholz, M., Silk, J. (2010). The chemical signatures of the first star clusters in the universe. The Astrophysical Journal, 721(1), 582-596.

Conferences

  • Sharma, S., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Johnston, K., Binney, J. (2012). Comparing theoretical models of our galaxy with observations. International Conference on Assembling the Puzzle of the Milky Way, online: EDP Sciences. [More Information]

2014

  • Quillen, A., Minchev, I., Sharma, S., Qin, Y., Di Matteo, P. (2014). A vertical resonance heating model for X- or peanut-shaped galactic bulges. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society, 437(2), 1284-1307. [More Information]
  • Boeche, C., Siebert, A., Piffl, T., Just, A., Steinmetz, M., Grebel, E., Sharma, S., Kordopatis, G., Gilmore, G., Chiappini, C., et al (2014). Chemical gradients in the Milky Way from the RAVE data: II. Giant stars. Astronomy and Astrophysics (A and A), 568, 1-13. [More Information]
  • Sharma, S., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Binney, J., Freeman, K., Steinmetz, M., Boeche, C., Bienaymé, O., Gibson, B., Gilmore, G., Grebel, E., et al (2014). Kinematic modeling of the milky way using the rave and GCS stellar surveys. The Astrophysical Journal, 793(1), 1-27. [More Information]
  • Binney, J., Burnett, B., Kordopatis, G., McMillan, P., Sharma, S., Zwitter, T., Bienaymé, O., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Steinmetz, M., Gilmore, G., et al (2014). New distances to RAVE stars. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society, 437(1), 351-370-351-370. [More Information]
  • Kafle, P., Sharma, S., Lewis, G., Bland-Hawthorn, J. (2014). On the shoulders of giants: Properties of the stellar halo and the milky way mass distribution. The Astrophysical Journal, 794(1), Article number 59. [More Information]
  • Kos, J., Zwitter, T., Wyse, R., Bienaymé, O., Binney, J., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Freeman, K., Gibson, B., Gilmore, G., Grebel, E., Sharma, S., et al (2014). Pseudo-three-dimensional maps of the diffuse interstellar band at 862 nm. Science, 345(6198), 791-795. [More Information]

2013

  • Sharma, S., Bland-Hawthorn, J. (2013). An empirical formula for the distribution function of a thin exponential disc. The Astrophysical Journal, 773(2), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Boeche, C., Siebert, A., Piffl, T., Just, A., Steinmetz, M., Sharma, S., Kordopatis, G., Gilmore, G., Chiappini, C., Williams, M., Bland-Hawthorn, J., et al (2013). Chemical gradients in the Milky Way from the RAVE data: I. Dwarf stars. Astronomy and Astrophysics (A and A), 559, 1-12. [More Information]
  • Sesar, B., Ivezic, Z., Scott Stuart, J., Morgan, D., Becker, A., Sharma, S., Palaversa, L., Juric, M., Wozniak, P., Oluseyi, H. (2013). Exploring the variable sky with linear. II. Halo structure and substructure traced by RR Lyrae stars to 30 kpc. The Astronomical Journal, 146(2), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Kafle, P., Sharma, S., Lewis, G., Bland-Hawthorn, J. (2013). Metallicity bias in the kinematics of the Milky Way Stellar Halo. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 430(4), 2973-2978. [More Information]
  • Mitschang, A., De Silva, G., Sharma, S., Zucker, D. (2013). Quantifying chemical tagging: Towards robust group finding in the Galaxy. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 428(3), 2321-2332. [More Information]
  • Simpson, C., Bryan, G., Johnston, K., Smith, B., Low, M., Sharma, S., Tumlinson, J. (2013). The effect of feedback and reionization on star formation in low-mass dwarf galaxy haloes. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 432(3), 1989-2011. [More Information]
  • Kordopatis, G., Gilmore, G., Steinmetz, M., Boeche, C., Seabroke, G., Siebert, A., Zwitter, T., Binney, J., De Laverny, P., Recio-Blanco, A., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Sharma, S., et al (2013). The radial velocity experiment (RAVE): Fourth data release. The Astronomical Journal, 146(5), 1-36. [More Information]
  • Boeche, C., Chiappini, C., Minchev, I., Williams, M., Steinmetz, M., Sharma, S., Kordopatis, G., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Bienaymé, O., Gibson, B., et al (2013). The relation between chemical abundances and kinematics of the Galactic disc with RAVE. Astronomy and Astrophysics (A and A), 553, 1-13. [More Information]
  • Williams, M., Steinmetz, M., Binney, J., Siebert, A., Enke, H., Famaey, B., Minchev, I., de Jong, R., Boeche, C., Freeman, K., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Sharma, S., et al (2013). The wobbly Galaxy: Kinematics north and south with RAVE red-clump giants. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society, 436(1), 101-121. [More Information]

2012

  • Sharma, S., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Johnston, K., Binney, J. (2012). Comparing theoretical models of our galaxy with observations. International Conference on Assembling the Puzzle of the Milky Way, online: EDP Sciences. [More Information]
  • Kafle, P., Sharma, S., Lewis, G., Bland-Hawthorn, J. (2012). Kinematics of the Stellar Halo and the Mass Distribution of the Milky Way Using Blue Horizontal Branch Stars. The Astrophysical Journal, 761(2), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Sharma, S., Steinmetz, M., Bland-Hawthorn, J. (2012). On the origin of the angular momentum properties of gas and dark matter in galactic halos and its implications. The Astrophysical Journal, 750(2), 1-19. [More Information]
  • Johnston, K., Sheffield, A., Majewski, S., Sharma, S., Rocha-Pinto, H. (2012). Probing the halo from the solar vicinity to the outer galaxy: Connecting stars in local velocity structures to large-scale clouds. The Astrophysical Journal, 760(1), 1-18. [More Information]
  • McCavana, T., Micic, M., Lewis, G., Sinha, M., Sharma, S., Holley-Bocklemann, K., Bland-Hawthorn, J. (2012). The lives of high-redshift mergers. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society, 424(1), 361-371. [More Information]

2011

  • Burnett, B., Binney, J., Sharma, S., Williams, M., Zwitter, T., Bienaymé, O., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Freeman, K., Fulbright, J., Gibson, B., et al (2011). Distance determination for RAVE stars using stellar models: III. The nature of the RAVE survey and Milky Way chemistry. Astronomy and Astrophysics (A and A), 532(A113), A113-1-A113-14. [More Information]
  • Sharma, S., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Johnston, K., Binney, J. (2011). Galaxia: A code to generate a synthetic survey of the Milky way. The Astrophysical Journal, 730(1), 3-1-3-20. [More Information]
  • Sharma, S., Johnston, K., Majewski, S., Bullock, J., Munoz, R. (2011). Group Finding in the Stellar Halo using Photometric Surveys: Current Sensitivity and Future Prospects. The Astrophysical Journal, 728, 1-16. [More Information]
  • Williams, M., Steinmetz, M., Sharma, S., Bland-Hawthorn, J., de Jong, R., Seabroke, G., Helmi, A., Freeman, K., Binney, J., Minchev, I., et al (2011). The dawning of the stream of aquarius in rave. The Astrophysical Journal, 728(2), 102-(14pp). [More Information]
  • Siebert, A., Williams, M., Siviero, A., Reid, W., Boeche, C., Steinmetz, M., Fulbright, J., Munari, U., Zwitter, T., Watson, F., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Sharma, S., et al (2011). The radial velocity experiment (RAVE): Third data release. The Astronomical Journal, 141(6), 1-22. [More Information]

2010

  • Bland-Hawthorn, J., Karlsson, T., Sharma, S., Krumholz, M., Silk, J. (2010). The chemical signatures of the first star clusters in the universe. The Astrophysical Journal, 721(1), 582-596.

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