Papers

A copy of my current CV -- including a paper list -- as of 8/1/2015 can be found here.

Please also see my ADS listing here for the most up-to-date paper list (or sorted by citations here).

A PDF copy of my Ph.D. thesis can be found here. And, for those who are interested (mostly Harvard grad students), the source code used to compile this thesis can be found here.

First Author Papers

  1. "An analysis of the evolving comoving number density of galaxies in hydrodynamical simulations"
    Torrey, Wellons, Machado, Griffen, Nelson, Rodriguez-Gomez, McKinnon, Pillepich, Ma, Vogelsberger, Springel, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 454, 2770, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  2. “Synthetic galaxy images and spectra from the Illustris simulation”
    Torrey, Snyder, Vogelsberger, Hayward, Genel, Sijacki, Springel, Hernquist, Nelson, Kriek, Pillepich, Sales, & McBride, MNRAS., 447, 2753, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  3. “A physical model for cosmological simulations of galaxy formation: multi-epoch model validation”
    Torrey, Vogelsberger, Genel, Sijacki, Springel, & Hernquist, MNRAS., 438, 1985, 2014
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  4. “Moving Mesh Cosmology: The properties of gas disks”
    Torrey, Vogelsberger, Sijacki, Springel, & Hernquist, , MNRAS., 427, 2224, 2012
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  5. “The Metallicity Evolution of Interacting Galaxies”
    Torrey, Cox, Kewley, & Hernquist, ApJ., 746, 102, 2012
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

Second Author Papers

  1. "Galaxy morphology and star formation in the Illustris Simulation at z=0"
    Snyder, Torrey, Lotz, Genel, McBride, Vogelsberger, Pillepich, Nelson, Sales, Sijacki, Hernquist, & Springel, MNRAS, 454, 1886, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  2. "On the cosmic evolution of Fe/Mg in QSO absorption line systems"
    Dey, Torrey, Rubin, Zhu, & Suresh, MNRAS, 451, 1806, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  3. "The diverse evolutionary paths of simulated high-z massive, compact galaxies to z=0"
    Wellons, Torrey, Ma, Rodriguez-Gomez, Pillepich, Nelson, Genel, Vogelsberger, & Hernquist, MNRAS, (submitted)
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  4. "The formation of massive, compact galaxies at z = 2 in the Illustris simulation"
    Wellons, Torrey, Ma, Rodriguez-Gomez, Vogelsberger, Kriek, van Dokkum, Nelson, Genel, Pillepich, Springel, Sijacki, Snyder, Nelson, Sales, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 449, 361, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  5. "Dust Formation in Milky Way-like Galaxies"
    McKinnon, Torrey, & Vogelsberger, MNRAS (submitted)
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  6. "Mapping galaxy encounters in numerical simulations: the spatial extent of induced star formation"
    Moreno, Torrey, Ellison, Patton, Bluck, Bansal, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 448, 1107, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  7. "Stellar and Quasar Feedback in Concert: Effects on AGN Accretion, Obscuration, and Outflows"
    Hopkins, Torrey, Faucher-Giguere, Quataert, & Murray, MNRAS (submitted)
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  8. “Emperical Constraints for the Magnitude and Composition of Galactic Winds”
    Zahid, Torrey, Vogelsberger, Hernquist, Kewley, & Dave, Ap&SS, 349, 873, 2013
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  9. “The Slow Flow Model of Dust Efflux in Local Star-Forming Galaxies”
    Zahid, Torrey, Kudritzki, Kewley, Dave,& Geller, MNRAS., 436, 1852, 2013
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

Coauthored Papers

  1. "On the assembly of dwarf galaxies in clusters and their efficient formation of globular clusters"
    Mistani, Sales, Pillepich, Sanchez-Janssen, Vogelsberger, Nelson, Rodriguez-Gomez, Torrey, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 455, 2323, 2016
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  2. "Modelling galactic conformity with the colour-halo age relation in the Illustris simulation"
    Bray, Pillepich, Sales, Zhu, Genel, Rodriguez-Gomez, Torrey, Nelson, Vogelsberger, Springel, Eisenstein, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 455, 185B, 2016
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  3. "Hydrogen reionization in the Illustris universe"
    Bauer, Springel, Vogelsberger, Genel, Torrey, Sijacki, Nelson, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 453, 3593, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  4. "The stellar mass assembly of galaxies in the Illustris simulation: growth by mergers and the spatial distribution of accreted stars"
    Rodriguez-Gomez, Pillepich, Sales, Genel, Vogelsberger, Zhu, Wellons, Nelson, Torrey, Springel, Ma, & Hernquist, MNRAS (submitted)
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  5. "The illustris simulation: Public data release"
    Nelson, Pillepich, Genel, Vogelsberger, Springel, Torrey, Rodriguez-Gomez, Sijacki, Snyder, Griffen, Marinacci, Blecha, Sales, Xu, & Hernquist, A&C, 13, 12, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  6. "The Mass Profile of the Milky Way to the Virial Radius from the Illustris Simulation"
    Taylor, Boylan-Kolchin, Torrey, Vogelsberger, & Hernquist, MNRAS (submitted)
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  7. "The Incidence of Low-metallicity Lyman-limit Systems at z~3.5: Implications for the Cold-flow Hypothesis of Baryonic Accretion"
    Cooper, Simcoe, Cooksey, O’Meara, Torrey, ApJ, 812, 58, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  8. "The Illustris simulation: the evolving population of black holes across cosmic time"
    Sijacki, Vogelsberger, Genel, Springel, Torrey, Snyder, Nelson, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 452, 575, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  9. "Large-Scale Mass Distribution in the Illustris-Simulation"
    Haider, Steinhauser, Vogelsberger, Genel, Springel, Torrey, & Hernquist, MNRAS (submitted)
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  10. "Recoiling black holes: prospects for detection and implications of spin alignment"
    Blecha, Sijacki, Kelley, Torrey, Vogelsberger, Nelson, Springel, Snyder, & Hernquist, MNRAS (submitted)
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  11. "Galaxy pairs in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey - X. Does gas content alter star formation rate enhancement in galaxy interactions?"
    Scudder, Ellison, Momjian, Rosenberg, Torrey, Patton, Fertig, & Mendel, MNRAS, 449, 3719, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  12. "The merger rate of galaxies in the Illustris simulation: a comparison with observations and semi-empirical models"
    Rodriguez-Gomez, Genel, Vogelsberger, Sijacki, Pillepich, Sales, Torrey, Snyder, Nelson, Springel, Ma, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 449, 49, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  13. "Hot Gaseous Coronae around Spiral Galaxies: Probing the Illustris Simulation"
    Bogdán, Vogelsberger, Kraft, Hernquist, Gilfanov, Torrey, Churazov, Genel, Forman, Murray, Vikhlinin, Jones, & Böhringer, ApJ, 804, 72, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  14. "The impact of galactic feedback on the circumgalactic medium"
    Suresh, Bird, Vogelsberger, Genel, Torrey, Sijacki, Springel, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 448, 895, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  15. "The neutral gas content of post-merger galaxies"
    Ellison, Fertig, Rosenberg, Nair, Simard, Torrey, & Patton, MNRAS, 448, 221, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  16. "The impact of feedback on cosmological gas accretion"
    Nelson, Genel, Vogelsberger, Springel, Sijacki, Torrey, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 448, 59, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  17. "The star formation main sequence and stellar mass assembly of galaxies in the Illustris simulation"
    Sparre, Hayward, Springel, Vogelsberger, Genel, Torrey, Nelson, Sijacki, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 447, 3548, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  18. "The colours of satellite galaxies in the Illustris simulation"
    Sales, Vogelsberger, Genel, Torrey, Nelson, Rodriguez-Gomez, Wang, Pillepich, Sijacki, Springel, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 447L, 6, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  19. "Damped Lyman α absorbers as a probe of stellar feedback"
    Bird, Vogelsberger, Haehnelt, Sijacki, Genel, Torrey, Springel, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 445, 2313, 2015
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  20. "Introducing the Illustris project: the evolution of galaxy populations across cosmic time"
    Genel, Vogelsberger, Springel, Sijacki, Nelson, Snyder, Rodriguez-Gomez, Torrey, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 445, 175, 2014
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  21. “Introducing the Illustris Project: Simulating the coevolution of dark and visible matter in the Universe”
    Vogelsberger, Genel, Springel, Torrey, Sijacki, Xu, Snyder, Bird, Nelson & Hernquist, MNRAS, 444, 1518, 2014
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  22. “Halo assembly exposed in the faint outskirts: the stellar and dark matter haloes of Illustris galaxies”
    Pillepich, Vogelsberger, Deason, Rodriguez-Gomez, Genel, Nelson, Torrey, Sales, Marinacci, Springel, Sijacki, & Hernquist, MNRAS, 444, 237, 2014
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  23. “Galaxy mergers on a moving mesh: a comparison with smoothed-particle hydrodynamics”
    Hayward, Torrey, Springel, Hernquist, & Vogelsberger, MNRAS., 422, 1992, 2014
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  24. “Properties of galaxies reproduced by hydrodynamic simulations”
    Vogelsberger, Genel, Springel, Torrey, Sijacki, Xu, Snyder, Bird, Nelson & Hernquist, Nature., 507, 177, 2014
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  25. “A physical model for cosmological simulations of galaxy formation”
    Vogelsberger, Genel, Sijacki, Torrey, Springel, & Hernquist, MNRAS., 436, 3031, 2013
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  26. “The Dynamics of Galaxy Pairs in a Cosmological Setting”
    Moreno, Bluck, Ellison, Patton, Torrey, & Moster, MNRAS., 436, 1765, 2013
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  27. “Galaxy pairs in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey – VI. The orbital extent of enhanced star formation in interacting galaxies”
    Patton, Torrey, Ellison, Mendel, & Scudder, MNRAS., 433, L59, 2013
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  28. “Galaxy pairs in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey – VI. The orbital extent of enhanced star formation in interacting galaxies” Scudder, Ellison, Torrey, Patton, & Mendel, MNRAS., 426, 549, 2012
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]

  29. "An Integral Field Study of Abundance Gradients in nearby Luminous Infrared Galaxies”
    Rich, Torrey, Kewley, Dopita, & Rupke, ApJ., 753, 5, 2012
    [ ADS ] [ arXiv ]