Paul Sutter

  • Program Years: 2007-2011
  • Academic Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Field of Study: Cosmology
  • Academic Advisor: Paul Ricker
  • Practicum(s):
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2009)
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2010)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
    B.S. Physics, California Polytechnic State University, 2005

Current Status

  • Status: Astrophysicist, Ohio State University; Chief Scientist, COSI Science Center
  • Research Area: Cosmology and Astrophysics
  • Personal URL: http://www.pmsutter.com
  • Publications

    SUBMITTED JOURNAL ARTICLES

    Hamaus, N., Pisani, A., Sutter, P.M., Lavaux, G., Escoffier, S., Wandelt, B.D., and Weller, J. “Constraints on cosmology and gravity from the dynamics of voids” Science [pdf]

    Lin, Y., Oh, P., Furlanetto, S.R., and Sutter, P.M. “The distribution of bubble sizes during reionization” MNRAS [pdf]

    Hamaus, N., Sutter, P.M., Lavaux, G., and Wandelt, B.D. “Probing cosmology and gravity with redshift-space distortions around voids” Phys. Rev. D [pdf]

    Pisani, A., Sutter, P.M., and Wandelt, B.D. “Mastering the effects of peculiar velocities in voids” MNRAS [pdf]

    Massara, E., Navarro, F., Viel, M., and Sutter, P.M. “Voids in massive neutrino cosmologies” MNRAS [pdf]

    Zhang, L., Bunn, E.F., Karakci, A., Korotkov, A., Sutter, P.M., Timbie, P., Tucker, G.S., and Wandelt, B.D. "Bayesian semi-blind component separation for foreground removal in interferometric 21-cm observations" ApJ [pdf]

    The Planck Collaboration "Planck 2015 results. XVII. Constraints on primordial non-Gaussianity" Astron. & Astrophys. [pdf]

    The Planck Collaboration "Planck 2015 results. I. Overview of products and scientific results" Astron. & Astrophys. [pdf]

    Chantavat, T., Sawangwit, U., Sutter, P.M., and Wandelt, B.D. "Cosmological parameter constraints from CMB lensing with cosmic voids" Astrophys. J. [pdf]

    Skillman, S., Warren, M.S., Turk, M., Wechsler, R., Holz, D., and Sutter, P.M. "Dark Sky Simulations: early data release" Computational Science & Discovery [pdf]

    REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

    Pisani, A., Sutter, P.M., Hamaus, N., Alizadeh, E., Biswas, R., Wandelt, B.D., and Hirata, C.M. “Counting voids to probe dark energy” Phys. Rev. D (in press) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M., Wandelt, B.D., and Elsner, F. “Using hybrid GPU/CPU kernel splitting to accelerate spherical convolutions” Astronomy & Computing [pdf]

    Zivick, P., Sutter, P.M., Wandelt, B.D., Li, Baojiu, and Lam, T.Y. “Using cosmic voids to distinguish f(R) gravity in future galaxy surveys” MNRAS 451, 4215 (2015) [pdf]

    Beardsley, A., Morales, M., Lidz, A., Mallow, M., and Sutter, P.M. “Adding context to JWST surveys with current and future 21cm radio observations” ApJ 800, 7 (2015) [pdf]

    Leclercq, F., Jasche, J, Sutter, P.M., Hamaus, N, and Wandelt, B.D. “Dark matter voids in the SDSS galaxy survey” JCAP 3, 046 (2015) [pdf]

    Hamaus, N., Sutter, P.M., Lavaux, G., and Wandelt, B.D. "Testing cosmic geometry without dynamic distortions using voids" JCAP 12, 13 (2014) [pdf]

    Furniss, A., Sutter, P.M., Primack, J.R., and Dominguez, A. "A Correlation between hard gamma-ray sources and cosmic voids along the line of sight" MNRAS 446, 2267 (2015) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M. et al. "VIDE: The Void IDentification and Examination toolkit" Astronomy & Computing 9, 1 (2015) [pdf]

    The Planck Collaboration "Planck 2013 results. XIX. The integrated Sachs-Wolfe effect" Astron. & Astrophys. 571, A19 (2014) [pdf]

    The Planck Collaboration "Planck 2013 results. XXIII. Isotropy and statistics of the CMB" Astron. & Astrophys. 571, A23 (2014) [pdf]

    The Planck Collaboration "Planck 2013 results. XXIV. Constraints on primordial non-Gaussianity" Astron. & Astrophys. 571, A24 (2014) [pdf]

    The Planck Collaboration "Planck 2013 results. I. Overview of products and scientific results" Astron. & Astrophys. 571, A1 (2014) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M., Carlesi, E., Wandelt, B.D., and Knebe, A. "On the observability of coupled dark energy with cosmic voids" MNRASL 446, L1 (2015) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M., Elahi, P., Falck, B., Onions, J., Hamaus, N., Knebe, A., Srisawat, C., and Schneider, A. "The life and death of cosmic voids" MNRAS 445, 1235 (2014) [pdf]

    Hamaus, N., Sutter, P.M., and Wandelt, B.D. "A universal density profile for cosmic voids" Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 251302 (2014) [pdf]

    Pisani, A., Lavaux, G., Sutter, P.M., and Wandelt, B.D."Real-space density profile reconstruction of stacked voids" MNRAS 443, 3238 (2014) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M., Pisani, A., Wandelt, B.D., and Weinberg, D.H. "A measurement of the Alcock-Paczynski effect using cosmic voids in the SDSS" MNRAS 443, 2983 (2014) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M., Lavaux, G., Wandelt, B.D., Weinberg, D.H., and Warren, M.S. "Voids in the SDSS DR9: observations, simulations, and the impact of the survey mask" MNRAS 442, 3127 (2014) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M., Lavaux, G., Hamaus, N., Wandelt, B.D., Weinberg, D.H., and Warren, M.S. "Sparse sampling, galaxy bias, and voids" MNRAS 442, 462 (2014) [pdf]

    Melchior, P., Sutter, P.M., Sheldon, E., Krause, E., and Wandelt, B.D. "First measurement of gravitational lensing by cosmic voids in SDSS" MNRAS 440, 2922 (2014) [pdf]

    Hamaus, N., Wandelt, B.D., Sutter, P.M., Lavaux, G., and Warren, M.S. "Cosmology with void-galaxy correlations" Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 041304 (2014) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M., Lavaux, G., Wandelt, B. D., Weinberg, D.H., and Warren, M.S. "The dark matter of galaxy voids" MNRAS 438, 3177 (2014) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M., Wandelt, B.D., McEwen, J.D., Bunn, E.F., Karakci, A., Korotkov, A., Timbie, P., Tucker, G.S., and Zhang, L. "Probabilistic image reconstruction for radio interferometers" MNRAS 438, 768 (2014) [pdf]

    Knebe, A., et al. "Structure finding in cosmological simulations: The state of affairs" MNRAS 435, 1618 (2013) [pdf]

    Karakci, A., Zhang, L., Sutter, P.M., Bunn, E.F., Korotkov, A., Timbie, P., Tucker, G.S., and Wandelt, B.D. "Systematic effects in interferometric observations of the CMB polarization" Astrophys. J. Supp. 207, 14 (2013) [pdf]

    Zhang, L., Karakci, A., Sutter, P.M., Bunn, E.F., Korotkov, A., Timbie, P., Tucker, G.S., and Wandelt, B.D. "Maximum likelihood analysis of systematic errors in interferometric observations" Astrophys. J. Supp. 206, 24 (2013) [pdf]

    Karakci, A., Sutter, P.M., Zhang, L., Bunn, E.F., Korotkov, A., Timbie, P., Tucker, G.S., and Wandelt, B.D. "Bayesian estimation of polarized power spectra from interferometric data" Astrophys. J. Supp. 204, 10 (2013) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M., Lavaux, G., Wandelt, B.D., and Weinberg, D.H. “A first application of the Alcock-Paczynski test to stacked cosmic voids” Astrophys. J. 761, 187 (2012) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M., Lavaux, G., Wandelt, B.D., and Weinberg, D.H. “A public void catalog from the SDSS DR7 Galaxy Redshift Surveys based on the watershed transform” Astrophys. J. 761, 44 (2012) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M. and Ricker, P.M. “A first estimate of radio halo statistics from large-scale cosmological simulation” Astrophys. J. 759, 92 (2012) [pdf]

    Yang, H.-Y., Sutter, P.M., and Ricker, P.M. “Theoretical uncertainties of AGN subgrid models in predictions of galaxy cluster observable properties” MNRAS 427, 1614 (2012) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M., Wandelt, B.D., and Malu, S. “Bayesian angular power spectrum analysis of interferometric data” Astrophys. J. Supp. 202, 9 (2012) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M., Yang, H.-Y., Ricker, P.M., Foreman, G., and Pugmire, D. “An examination of magnetized outflows from active galactic nuclei in galaxy clusters” MNRAS 419, 2293 (2011) [pdf]

    Knebe, A. et al. “Haloes gone MAD: The Halo finder comparison project” MNRAS 415, 2293 (2011) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M. and Ricker, P.M. “Examining subgrid models of supermassive black holes in cosmological simulation” Astrophys. J. 723, 1 (2011) [pdf]

    Yang, H.-Y., Ricker, P.M., and Sutter, P.M. “The Influence of concentration and dynamical state on scatter in the galaxy cluster mass-temperature relation” Astrophys. J. 699, 315 (2009) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M. and Ricker, P.M. “Detecting dark matter-dark energy coupling with the halo mass function” Astrophys. J. 687, 7 (2008) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M. and Ricker, P.M. “Structure and evolution of Zel’dovich pancakes as probes of dark energy models” Astrophys. J. 674, 1 (2008) [pdf]

    Sutter, P.M. and Tanaka, T. “Vacuum energy density for massless scalar fields in flat homogeneous spacetime manifolds with nontrivial topology” Phys. Rev. D 74, 024023 (2006) [pdf]

    Calvet, N., et al. “Disks in transition in the Taurus population: Spitzer IRS Spectra of GM Aur and DM Tau”Astrophys. J. 630, L185-L188 (2005) [pdf]

    CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

    Pisani, A., Sutter, P.M., Lavaux, G., and Wandelt, B.D. “Real-space density profile reconstruction of stacked voids” proceedings of the conference "IAU Symposium 308: The Zeldovich Universe", June 2014, Tallinn, Estonia

    Zivick, P. and Sutter, P.M. “Distingiushing f(R) gravity with cosmic voids” proceedings of the conference "IAU Symposium 308: The Zeldovich Universe", June 2014, Tallinn, Estonia

    Sutter, P.M., Hamaus, N., Pisani, A., Lavaux, G., and Wandelt, B.D. “Answers from the Void: VIDE and its applications” proceedings of the conference "IAU Symposium 308: The Zeldovich Universe", June 2014, Tallinn, Estonia

    Hamaus, N., Sutter, P.M., and Wandelt, B.D. “Modeling cosmic void statistics” proceedings of the conference "IAU Symposium 308: The Zeldovich Universe", June 2014, Tallinn, Estonia

    Bunn, E.F., Karakci, A., Sutter, P.M., Zhang, L., Korotkov, A., Timbie, P., Tucker, G.S., and Wandelt, B.D. "Simulation of the analysis of interferometric microwave background polarization data" proceedings of the conference "Statistical Challenges in 21st Century Cosmology", May 2014, Lisbon, Portugal

    Sutter, P.M., Wandelt, B.D., and Elsner, F. “Accelerating convolutions on the sphere with hybrid GPU/CPU kernel splitting” proceedings of the conference "Big Bang, Big Data, Big Computers", September 2012, Paris, France

    Sutter, P.M. “Cosmological constraints from stacked voids in the SDSS” proceedings of the conference "Moriond Cosmology 2012", March 2012, La Thuile, Italy

    Sutherland, W., et. al. “Summary of Working Group E: Cosmological Parameters and Fundamental Physics” proceedings of the conference “Astronomy With Megastructures”, May 2010, Crete, Greece

    Sutter, P.M., Ricker, P.M. and Yang, H.-Y. “Cluster magnetic fields from active galactic nuclei” proceedings of the conference “The Monster’s Fiery Breath: Feedback in Galaxies, Groups, and Clusters”, June 2009, Madison, Wisconsin

    Yang, H.-Y., Ricker, P.M., and Sutter, P.M. “The Influence of AGN feedback on galaxy cluster observables” proceedings of the conference “The Monster’s Fiery Breath: Feedback in Galaxies, Groups, and Clusters”, June 2009, Madison, Wisconsin

    Awards

    Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005.

    Presidential Scholarship Award, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2000-2002.

    Wagnalls Memorial Scholarship, Wagnalls Memorial Library, 2000-2002.

    Rotary Club Scholarship, Lancaster Rotary Club, 2000.