M. Claudia Scarlata

Claudia Scarlata

M. Claudia Scarlata

Director of Graduate Studies for MIfA, Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy


John T. Tate Hall
Room 285-08
116 Church Street Se
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics (MIfA)


Ph.D., Padova University, 2004 

M.S.(summa cum laude), Padova University, 1999

Professional Background

Member, Cosmology Survey Multi-Cycle Treasury program (CANDELS)

Member, COSMOS and z-COSMOS collaboration

Referee, ApJ, MNRAS

Member, HST review panel

Research Interests

Galaxy formation and evolution: Massive galaxies, Evolution of galaxy structure.

Lyα line as a cosmological tool: Escape of Lyα photons, Large-scale structure, Lyα blobs.

Reionization: Lyman continuum escape fraction, IR background fluctuations.


Research Group
Cosmology Survey Multi-Cycle Treasury Program (CANDELS)
Cosmic Evolution Survey (COSMOS) Collaboration
z-COSMOS Collaboration