Appointments
Director of Graduate Studies, Sep. 2010Present
Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Sep. 2009Present
Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Sep. 2002Present
Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy, 1997Aug. 2002
Professional Preparation
Institute  Subject  Degree/Position  Year

UC Santa Cruz  Physics  BA with honors  1983

SUNY at Stony Brook  Physics  MA  1986

ITP, SUNY at Stony Brook  Physics  Ph.D.  1989

CITA, University of Toronto  Cosmology  Postdoctoral fellow  19891991

ITP, UC Santa Barbara  Cosmology  Visiting Postdoc  1992

University of Michigan  Cosmology  Research fellow  19911994

Princeton University  Cosmology  Prof. research  19941996

Graduate Advisors
 Robert Brandenberger (Brown)
 Jack Smith (ITP, SUNY at Stony Brook)
 Ph.D. Dissertation: The Dynamics of Scalar Fields in the Early Universe.
 Masters Thesis: Supersymmetric Calculations of QCD Interaction
 Institute for Theoretical Physics, SUNY Stony Brook, NY
Post Doctoral Sponsors
 Dick Bond (CITA, University of Toronto)
 Katherine Freese (University of Michigan)
 Dave Wilkinson (Princeton University).
Short Term Appointments
Position  Institute  Year

Visiting Scholar  Imperial College, London, UK  July  December 2009 
Visiting Scholar  University College, London, UK  July  December 2009 
Visiting Scholar  Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France  November 2009 
Visiting Scholar  Copernicus Astronomical Center Warsaw, Poland  June 2003 
Schonbrunn Visiting Professor 
Racah Institute of Physics
The Hebrew University
Jerusalem, Israel 
February  June 2003 
Visiting Scholar

The Technion Institute of
Theoretical Physics
Haifa, Israel 
March, 2003 
Visiting Scholar 
Deparrtment de Physique Theoretique, Universite de Geneve, Switzerland 
1998 
Synergistic Activities
Public outreach:
Organizer and convener of a four part lecture series Science
Education and the Public. A discussion of the emerging controversy regarding Intelligent Design and its
place in science education. Spring 2006 at the Dole Center for Politics
Sponsored by KU Departments, Centers, the College and the Provost Office. See
at http://tatania.phsx.ku.edu/Lectureseries/
Organizer
and convener of Kansas Science Standards 2004: Will it be 1999 all over again. A talk
sponsored by the science departments and the KU Chancellor's office, September
28, 2004. See at http://tatania.phsx.ku.edu/standardstalk.html .
Organizer and originator of Science, Teaching and the Search for
Origins 2000, Conference sponsored by the University of Kansas and
the AAAS to discuss the recent deemphasis
of science in Kansas's schools. See at http://tatania.phsx.ku.edu/KUconf/
Teaching:
Conferences and Workshops:
Organizer
and convener of Pairwise Velocities and Fundamental Plane Galaxies from
the SDSS, Fermilab
June 911, 2004 See at http://tatania.phsx.ku.edu/ws2004/.
Organizer
of Workshops in Kansas: Great Plains Cosmology Workshop,
Lawrence, Kansas, Oct 2627, 2001, http://tatania.phsx.ku.edu/GPCW/.
Midwest Cosmology Workshop, Lawrence, Kansas, May 1516, 1998.
Dynamics and Statistics of LargeScale Structure in the
Universe. Lawrence, Kansas, May 812, 1997.
Originator and organizer of First Annual Great Lakes Cosmology Workshop, Ann Arbor, MI, April 1993 (going strong in its
thirteenth year).
Membership in Learned Societies:
American Astronomical Society,
American Physical Society, ADP, SigmaPiSigma.
Graduate Students Supervised
Thesis advisor and Chair
Shankar Agarwal (current Student)
Joel Hess (current Student)
Devdeep Sarkar (MS 2006)
S. Will Chambers (Ph.D. 2004, MS 2001)
Victor Andrade (Ph.D. 2002, MS 2000)
Committee member
Juthika Khargharia (MS 2006)
Brian Thomas (Ph.D. 2005)
Bahman Engheta (Ph.D. Math, 2005)
Nurur Rahman (Ph.D. 2004, MS 2001)
Ina Robertson (Ph.D. 2003)
Delores Tanner (MS Astronomy, 2003)
Jounghun Lee (Ph.D. 1999)
Funding History
2008 NSF/ Extragalactic Astronomy
& Cosmology, PI, $110,000 for two years.
2006 Research Corporation/ Research
Opportunity Awards, PI, $75,000 for two years.
2003 Schonbrunn Visiting Professor,
Hebrew University, Spring 2003, $10,000
2001 NSF/ Extragalactic Astronomy
& Cosmology, CoPI, $110,000 per year for three years.
2001 Rose Morgan Visiting
Professorship, University of Kansas. $24,000 to invite Prof. R. Juszkiewicz
from Copernicus Center, Poland, for a semester.
1996 NSFEPSCoR, New faculty $120,000 for three years.
Publications
Refereed Journals
 YinZhe Ma, Christopher Gordon & Hume
A. Feldman The peculiar
velocity field: constraining the tilt of the
Universe, (2010) (ArXiv:1010.4276)
 Edward Macaulay, Hume A. Feldman, Pedro
G. Ferreira, Michael J. Hudson & Richard Watkins, A Slight Excess
of Large Scale Power from Moments of the Peculiar
Velocity Field, (2010) (ArXiv:1010.2651)
 Shankar Agarwal & Hume A. Feldman
The Effect
of Massive Neutrinos on Matter Power Spectrum ,
MNRAS in Press 1(2010)
(ArXiv:1006.0689)
 Hume A. Feldman, Richard Watkins & Michael J. Hudson
Cosmic
Flows on 100 Mpc/h Scales: Standardized Minimum Variance
Bulk Flow, Shear and Octupole Moments, (2009)
(ArXiv:0911.5516)
 Roman Juszkiewicz, Hume A. Feldman, J. N. Fry & Andrew H. Jaffe
Nonlinear Effects in the Amplitude of Cosmological Density Fluctuations,
(2009) (ArXiv:0901.0697) To be published at JCAP.
 Richard Watkins, Hume A. Feldman & Michael J. Hudson
Consistently
Large Cosmic Flows on Scales of 100 h^{1}Mpc:
a Challenge for the Standard ΛCDM
Cosmology, MNRAS, 392, 743756 (2009)
(ArXiv:0809.4041)
 Pengjie Zhang, Hume A. Feldman, Roman Juszkiewicz & Albert Stebbins
A new method of measuring the cluster peculiar velocity power spectrum,
MNRAS, 388, 884 (2008) (ArXiv:0809.4190)
 Joerg M. Colberg, Frazer Pearce, Caroline Foster,
Erwin Platen, Riccardo Brunino, Mark Neyrinck, Spyros
Basilakos, Anthony Fairall, Hume A. Feldman, Stefan
Gottloeber, Oliver Hahn, Fiona Hoyle, Volker Mueller,
Lorne Nelson, Manolis Plionis, Cristiano Porciaini,
Sergei Shandarin, Michael S. Vogeley, Rien van de
Weygaert,
The AspenAmsterdam Void Finder Comparison Project
, MNRAS 387 933944 (2008) (ArXiv:0803.0918)
 Hume A. Feldman & Richard Watkins
Erratum: Bulk Flow and Shear Moments of the SFI++ Survey, MNRAS 388, 1904 (2008)
 Hume A. Feldman & Richard Watkins
Bulk Flow and Shear Moments of the SFI++ Survey
, MNRAS 387, 825829 (2008) (ArXiv:0802.2961)
 Richard Watkins & Hume A. Feldman
Power
Spectrum Shape from Peculiar Velocity Data,
MNRAS 379, 343348 (2007) (ArXiv:astroph/0702751)
 Devdeep Sarkar, Hume A. Feldman & Richard Watkins
Current Status Of Velocity Field Surveys: A Consistency Check
, MNRAS 375 691697 (2007) (ArXiv:astroph/0607426)
 Sergei Shandarin, Hume A. Feldman, Katrin Heitmann and Salman Habib
Shapes and Sizes of Voids in the ΛCDM Universe: Excursion Set Approach
, MNRAS 367 16291640 (2006) (ArXiv:astroph/0509858)
 Pengjie Zhang, Albert Stebbins, Roman Juszkiewicz & Hume Feldman,
A new method of measuring the peculiar velocity power spectrum, 2004, astroph/0410637
 Hume A. Feldman, Richard Watkins, Adrian L. Melott & Scott W. Chambers;
Optimal Moments for the Analysis of Peculiar Velocity Surveys II:
Testing. 2003, ApJ 599 820828 (ArXiv:astroph/0304316)
 Hume A. Feldman, Roman Juszkiewicz, Pedro Ferreira, Marc Davis,
Enrique Gaztanaga, James N. Fry, Andrew Jaffe, Scott
W. Chambers, Luiz da Costa, Mariangela Bernardi, Riccardo
Giovanelli, Martha P. Haynes, Gary Wegner.
An estimate
of Ω_{m} without priors, 2003, ApJ 596 L131L134 (ArXiv:astroph/0305078)
 Brian C. Thomas, Adrian L. Melott, Hume A. Feldman, Sergei
F. Shandarin; Quantifying
the Bull's Eye Effect, 2004, ApJ 601 2836 (ArXiv:astroph/0305475)
 Sergei F. Shandarin, Hume A. Feldman, Yongzhong Xu & Max Tegmark,
Morphological Measures of NonGaussianity in Cosmic Microwave Background Maps, 2002, ApJS 141 111 (ArXiv:astroph/0107136)
 Richard Watkins, Hume A. Feldman, Scott W. Chambers, Patrick
Gorman & Adrian L. Melott,
Optimal Moments for the Analysis of
Peculiar Velocity Surveys. 2002, ApJ 564 534541
 Hume A. Feldman, Joshua A. Frieman, J. N. Fry & Roman Scoccimarro
Constraints on Galaxy Bias, Ω_{m}, and Primordial NonGaussianity from the
IRASPSCz Survey Bispectrum. 2001, PRL 86,
14341437.
 Román Scoccimarro, Hume A. Feldman, Joshua Frieman & Jim
Fry.
The Bispectrum of IRAS Redshift Catalogs. 2001, ApJ 546 652664.
 R. Juszkiewicz ,P. G. Ferreira, Hume A. Feldman, A. H. Jaffe, M. Davis,
Relative Velocities of Galaxies Suggest a Low Density Universe 2000,
Science 287 109112.
 D. Novikov, Hume A. Feldman & Sergei F. Shandarin.
Minkowski Functionals and Cluster Analysis for CMB Maps. 1999,
Int. Jou. of Mod. Phys. D 8 291306.
 P. D. Ferreira, R. Juszkiewicz, Hume A. Feldman, M. Davis &
A. H. Jaffe
Streaming Velocities as a Dynamical Estimator of
Ω, 1999 ApJL 515 14.
 Adrian L. Melott, Peter Coles, Hume A. Feldman, & Brian Wilhite
The Bull'sEye Effect as a Probe of Ω. 1998, ApJL. 496 L8588.
1998.
 Hume A. Feldman & Richard Watkins
A New Approach to Probing
Large Scale Power with Peculiar Velocities. Ap. J. Lett. 494 L129132, 1998.
 Hume A. Feldman & Rick Watkins,
Interpreting New Data on
Large Scale Bulk Flows. 1995, ApJL 453 L7276.
 Hume A. Feldman & Richard Watkins
Theoretical Expectations for Bulk Flows in
Large Scale Surveys. 1994,ApJL 430 L1720
 Hume A. Feldman, Nick Kaiser & John Peacock,
Power Spectrum Analysis of ThreeDimensional Redshift Surveys. 1994,
ApJ 426 2337.
 M. Alford, Hume A. Feldman & M. Gleiser,
Thermal Activation of Metastable Decay: Testing Nucleation
Theory. 1993, PRD 47 R2168.
 Hume A. Feldman & August E. Evrard,
Structure in
a Loitering Universe. 1993, Int. J. Mod. Phys. D2 113122.
 Mark Alford, Hume A. Feldman & Marcelo Gleiser,
Thermal Nucleation of KinkAntikink Pairs. 1992,
PRL 68 16451648.
 Hume A. Feldman, A. Yu. Kamenshchik & A. Zelnikov Gravitons
as Environment in Quantum Cosmology. 1992,
Class. & Quan. Grav. 9 L1L6.
 Hume A. Feldman & A.C. Raga Simulated Images of Stellar Jets.
1991, AJ 102 20492053.
 Varun Sahni, Hume A. Feldman & Albert Stebbins,
Loitering Universes. 1992 ApJ 385 18.
 V.F. Mukhanov, Hume A. Feldman & R. Brandenberger
Theory of Cosmological Perturbations. Part I:
Classical Perturbations. 1992, Phys. Rep. 215 206256.
 V.F. Mukhanov, Hume A. Feldman & R. Brandenberger
Theory of Cosmological Perturbations. Part II:
Quantum Perturbations. 1992, Phys. Rep. 215, 257295.
 V.F. Mukhanov, Hume A. Feldman & R. Brandenberger
Theory of Cosmological Perturbations. Part III:
Extensions. 1992, Phys. Rep. 215 296328.
 Hume A. Feldman, A. Yu. Kamenshchik, Decoherence
of Scalar Field Perturbations. 1991, Class. & Quan. Grav. 8 L65L71
 R. Brandenberger, H. Feldman & J. Kung, Initial Conditions
for Chaotic Inflation. 1991, Phys. Scripta T36 64.
 Hume A. Feldman, Stability of Inflation in Fourth Order
Gravity. 1990, Phys. Lett. B249 200207.
 Robert H. Brandenberger, Hume A. Feldman,
The Dynamics of Scalar Fields in the Inflationary Universe.
1989, Physica A158, 343.
 Hume A. Feldman, The Dynamics of Scalar Fields
in the Early Universe.. 1989, Ph.D. Thesis, UMI8926323mc,
SUNY at Stony Brook.
 Hume A. Feldman, Robert H. Brandenberger,
Chaotic Inflation with Metric and Matter Perturbations.
1989, Phys. Lett. B227, 359.
 Robert H. Brandenberger, Hume A. Feldman,
Effects of Gravitational Perturbations on the Evolution
of Scalar Fields in the Early Universe.
1989, Phys. Lett. B220, 361.
 Hume A. Feldman, Numerical Analyses of
Thermal Fluctuations in New Inflation. 1988,
PRD 38, 459.
 Robert H. Brandenberger, Hume A. Feldman
& Jane H. MacGibbon,
Thermal Fluctuations in New Inflation. 1988,
PRD 37, 2071.
 Hume A. Feldman, Supersymmetric Calculations
of QCD Interactions.
1987, PRD 35, 3283.
 Hume A. Feldman, A Complete,
NonRelativistic Calculation of the Proton Lifetime.
UC Santa Cruz Preprint (1984).
Conference Proceedings