James Sullivan

  • Program Years: 2018-2022
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Berkeley
  • Field of Study: Astrophysics
  • Academic Advisor: Uros Seljak
  • Practicum(s):
    Argonne National Laboratory (2019)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Astronomy, B.S. Mathematics, and B.S. Physics, University of Texas at Austin, 2018
    M.A. Astrophysics, University of

Current Status


(First author):

JMS, Uroš Seljak “Deterministic Langevin Optimization”, (Submitted to the Journal of Global
Optimization), arXiv:2310.00745

JMS, Tijan Prijon, Uros Seljak, “Learning to Concentrate: Multi-tracer Forecasts on Local Primordial Non-Gaussianity withMachine-Learned Bias”, JCAP, 8, 4, arXiv:2303.08901

JMS, JD Emberson, Salman Habib, Nicholas Frontiere, “Improving initialization and evolution
accuracy of cosmological neutrino simulations”, JCAP, 6, 3, arXiv:2302.09134

JMS, Uros Seljak, Sukhdeep Singh, “An Analytic Hybrid Halo + Perturbation TheoryModel
for Small-scale Correlators: Baryons, Halos, and Galaxies”, JCAP, 11, 26, arXiv:2104.10676

JMS, Sarafina Nance, J. Craig Wheeler, “The Betelgeuse Project III: Constraints from Rotation”,
ApJ, 905, 128

JMS, Alexander Wiegand, Daniel Eisenstein, “The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon
Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: evolution of higher-order correlations demonstrated with
Minkowski functionals”, MNRAS, 485, 2

JMS, Shingo Hirano, Volker Bromm, “Minimum star-forming halo mass in axion cosmology”,
MNRAS Letters, 481L, 69

JMS, CollinWeir, Austin Reichert, R. Todd Evans,W. Cyrus Proctor, Nicholas Thorne, “Student
Cluster Competition 2017, Team University of Texas at Austin/Texas State University:
ReproducingVectorization of theTerso  Multi-BodyPotential on the Intel Skylake and NVIDIA
V100 Architectures”, Special edition of Parallel Computing

(Other author):

Andrina Nicola et al. (inc. JMS & LSST DESC Collaboration), “Galaxy bias in the era of
LSST: perturbative bias expansions”, arXiv:2307.03226

Sarafina Nance, JMS, Manuel Diaz, J. Craig Wheeler, “The Betelgeuse Project II: asteroseismology”, MNRAS, 479, 1

Shingo Hirano, JMS, & Volker Bromm, “First star formation in ultralight particle dark matter
cosmology”,MNRAS Letters, 473, 1

J. Craig Wheeler et al. (inc. JMS), “The Betelgeuse Project: constraints from rotation”, MNRAS,465, 3


DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Fellow (2023)
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - Declined (2018)
Astronaut Scholar (2017-18)