Wayne Hu

Professor

Ph.D., Physics, UC Berkeley, 1995
 
Contact Information
Phone: (773)702-0160
Location: ERC 439
Email: whubackground.uchicago.edu
WWW: Web Site
 
Research
Hu's research focuses on the theory and phenomenology of structure formation in the Universe as revealed in Cosmic Microwave Background anisotropies, gravitational lensing, galaxy clustering and galaxy clusters.

Ongoing Scientific Projects:
 
KICP Highlights & News

 
Talks, Lectures, & Workshops

 
Students
GRADUATE STUDENTS
Past Students

GRADUATE: Pierre Gratia (2015), Yin Li (2015), Vinicius Miranda (2015), Cora Dvorkin (2011), Simone Ferraro (2010), Michael J. Mortonson (2010), Marcos V. Lima (2008), Ignacy Sawicki (2007), Zhaoming Ma (2006), Takemi Okamoto (2004)
 
KICP Publications
2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001


Latest Journal Publications
  1. "CMB signatures of metal-free star formation and Planck 2015 polarization data", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 467, Issue 4, p.4050-4056 (Jun 2017)
  2. "Primordial Black Holes and Slow-roll Violation", arXiv:1706.06784 (Jun 2017)
  3. "Inflationary Features and Shifts in Cosmological Parameters from Planck 2015 Data", arXiv:1706.09412 (Jun 2017)
  4. "Generalized Slow Roll in the Unified Effective Field Theory of Inflation", arXiv:1704.01128 (Apr 2017)
  5. "Separate universes beyond general relativity", Physical Review D, Volume 95, Issue 4, id.043529 (Feb 2017)
  6. "CMB lens sample covariance and consistency relations", Physical Review D, Volume 95, Issue 4, id.043518 (Feb 2017)
  7. "Complete reionization constraints from Planck 2015 polarization", Physical Review D, Volume 95, Issue 2, id.023513 (Jan 2017)
  8. "Quintessential scale dependence from separate universe simulations", Physical Review D, Volume 94, Issue 12, id.123502 (Dec 2016)
  9. "CMB-S4 Science Book, First Edition", arXiv:1610.02743 (Oct 2016)
  10. "Separating the Universe into real and fake energy densities", Physical Review D, Volume 94, Issue 2, id.023002 (Jul 2016)
  11. "Separate universe consistency relation and calibration of halo bias", Physical Review D, Volume 93, Issue 6, id.063507 (Mar 2016)
  12. "Nonlinear excitations in inflationary power spectra", Physical Review D, Volume 93, Issue 2, id.023504 (Jan 2016)
  13. "Running from features: Optimized evaluation of inflationary power spectra", Physical Review D, Volume 92, Issue 4, id.043501 (Aug 2015)
  14. "Self-accelerating massive gravity: Superluminality, Cauchy surfaces, and strong coupling", Physical Review D, Volume 92, Issue 4, id.044024 (Aug 2015)
  15. "Polarization predictions for inflationary CMB power spectrum features", Physical Review D, Volume 91, Issue 6, id.063514 (Mar 2015)
  16. "Neutrino physics from the cosmic microwave background and large scale structure", Astroparticle Physics, Volume 63, p. 66-80 (Mar 2015)
  17. "Inflation physics from the cosmic microwave background and large scale structure", Astroparticle Physics, Volume 63, p. 55-65 (Mar 2015)
  18. "Stability of cosmological solutions in extended quasidilaton massive gravity", Physical Review D, Volume 90, Issue 10, id.104008 (Nov 2014)
  19. "Super-sample signal", Physical Review D, Volume 90, Issue 10, id.103530 (Nov 2014)
  20. "Self-accelerating massive gravity: Covariant perturbation theory", Physical Review D, Volume 90, Issue 10, id.104027 (Nov 2014)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "Acceleration from Modified Gravity: Lessons from Worked Examples", Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, Volume 194, p. 230-238 (Oct 2009)
  2. "Dark Energy Probes in Light of the CMB", Observing Dark Energy, ASP Conference Series, Vol. 339, Proceedings of a meeting held 18-20 March 2004 in Tucson, Arizona. Edited by Sidney C. Wolff and Tod R. Lauer. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2005., p.215 (Sep 2005)
  3. "Dark Energy Constraints from Lensing Tomography with LSST", American Astronomical Society Meeting 205, #108.16 (Dec 2004)
  4. "The quasi-optical design of the QUaD Telescope", Z-Spec: a broadband millimeter-wave grating spectrometer: design, construction, and first cryogenic measurements. Edited by Bradford, C. Matt; Ade, Peter A. R.; Aguirre, James E.; Bock, James J.; Dragovan, Mark; Duband, Lionel; Earle, Lieko; Glenn, Jason
  5. "Measuring the cosmic microwave background polarization with the QUaD experiment", Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Oschmann, Jacobus M., Jr. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5489, pp. 84-94 (2004) (Oct 2004)
  6. "CMB Observables and Their Cosmological Implications 2002", THE EMERGENCE OF COSMIC STRUCTURE: Thirteenth Astrophysics Conference. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 666, pp. 45-58 (2003) (May 2003)
  7. "Deep lens survey", Survey and Other Telescope Technologies and Discoveries. Edited by Tyson, J. Anthony; Wolff, Sidney. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4836, pp. 73-82 (2002) (Dec 2002)

 
Visitors
Past Visitors:
  1. Vinicius Miranda, Upenn (2017)
  2. Lagos Macarena, Imperial College London (2016)
  3. Vinicius Miranda, University of Pennsylvania (2016)
  4. Emmanuel Schaan, Princeton University (2016)
  5. Raphael Flauger, The University of Texas at Austin (2015)
  6. Cora Dvorkin, Institute for Advanced Study (2014)
  7. Eric Linder, LBL (2014)
  8. David Spergel, Princeton University (2014)
  9. Aurelien Benoit-Levy, University College London (2013)
  10. Cora Dvorkin, Institute for Advanced Study (2013)
  11. Daniel Grin, Institute for Advanced Study (2013)
  12. Kurt Hinterbichler, Perimeter Institute (2013)
  13. Marc Kamionkowski, JHU (2013)
  14. Hayato Motohashi, University of Tokyo (2013)
  15. Alberto Nicolis, Columbia University (2013)
  16. Anthony Pullen, Jet Propulsion Lab (2013)
  17. Ignacy Sawicki, ITP, Heidelberg (2013)
  18. Shi Chun SU, DAMTP, University of Cambridge (2013)
  19. Tobias Baldauf, University of Zurich, Institute for Theoretical Physics (2012)
  20. John Johnson, California Institute of Technology (2012)
  21. Kazuya Koyama, University of Portsmouth (2012)
  22. Tobias Baldauf, University of Zurich, Institute for Theoretical Physics (2011)
  23. Aurélien Benoit-Lévy, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (2011)
  24. Laura Book, California Institute of Technology (2011)
  25. Florian Kuhnel, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munchen, Germany (2011)
  26. Eric Linder, University of California, Berkeley (2011)
  27. Godfrey Miller, University of Pennsylvania (2011)
  28. Hayato Motohashi, University of Tokyo (2011)
  29. Fabian Schmidt, California Institute of Technology (2011)
  30. Yacine Ali-Haimoud, California Institute of Technology (2010)
  31. Stephen Appleby, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich (2010)
  32. Aurélien Benoit-Lévy, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (2010)
  33. Simeon Bird, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge (2010)
  34. Tommaso Giannantonio, University Munich (2010)
  35. Hector Gil, Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (2010)
  36. Lucas Lombriser, University of Zurich (2010)
  37. Tao Wang, Peking University (2010)
  38. Guido D'Amico, SISSA (2009)
  39. Roland de Putter, University of California, Berkeley (2009)
  40. Amir Hajian, Princeton University (2009)
  41. Hiranya Peiris, University of Cambridge (2009)
  42. Hiranya Peiris, University of Cambridge (2008)
  43. Mustafa Amin, Stanford University (2007)
  44. Hiranya Peiris, University of Cambridge (2007)
  45. Michael Schneider, University of California, Davis (2007)
  46. Alessandra Silvestri, Syracuse University (2007)
  47. Amol Upadhye, Princeton University (2007)
  48. Gilbert Holder, McGill University (2006)
  49. Tom Abel, Stanford University (2005)
  50. Amy Barger, University of Wisconsin (2005)
  51. Hsiao-Wen Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2005)
  52. Georgi Dvali, New York University (2005)
  53. Edward Baltz, KIPAC, Stanford University (2004)
  54. Joanne Cohn, University of California, Berkeley (2004)
  55. Richard Ellis, California Institute of Technology (2004)
  56. Andrew Hamilton, University of Colorado, Boulder (2004)
  57. Jordi Miralda-Escude, Ohio State University (2004)
  58. Uros Seljak, Princeton University (2004)
  59. Naoshi Sugiyama, National Astronomical Observatory (2004)
  60. Benjamin Wandelt, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2004)
  61. Martin White, University of California, Berkeley (2004)
  62. Beth Willman, University of Washington (2004)
  63. Michael Santos, California Institute of Technology (2003)
  64. Rennan Barkana, Tel Aviv University (2002)
  65. Joseph Hennawi, Princeton University (2002)
  66. Eiichiro Komatsu, Princeton University (2002)
  67. Matias Zaldarriaga, New York University (2002)
  68. Eric Gawiser, University of California, San Diego (2001)
  69. Ben Metcalf, University of California, Berkeley (2001)