Stefi Baum

Director, Professor

Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science homepage

Contact Information

OfficeCAR 2264
Phone(585) 475-6220


BA Physics (cum laude), Harvard 1980
PhD Astronomy, University of Maryland, 1987

Research Interests

Astronomical Imaging Systems and Algorithms

Extragalactic Astrophysics

  • Active galaxies
  • Galaxy clusters
  • Galaxy Evolution
  • Biomedical Imaging

Selected Publications

Khullar; Michael, A.M.; Cahill, N.D.; Kiehl, K...; Pearlson, G.; Baum, S.A.; Calhoun, V.D., ICA-fNORM: spatial normalization of fMRI data using intrinsic group-ICA networks, Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 5, 00093 (2011)

Khullar; Michael, A.M.; Correa; Adali; Baum, S.A.; Calhoun, V.D., Wavelet-based fMRI analysis: 3-D denoising, signal separation and validation metrics, Neuroimage, 54, 4 (2011)

Baum, S.A.; Russell, H.R.; van Weeren, R.J.; Edge, A.C.; McNamara, B.R.; Sanders, J.S.; Fabian, A.C.; Canning, R.E.; Donahue; Odea, C.P., "A Merger Mystery: No Extended Radio Emissionin the Merging Cluster Abell 2146", Royal Astronomical Society, Monthly Notices (2011)

Baum, S.A.; Mittal; Odea, C.P.; Ferland; Oonk, J.P.; Edge, A.C.; Canning, R.E.; Russell; Bohringer; Combes; Donahue; Fabian, A.C.; Hatch, N.A.; Hoffer; Johnstone; McNamara, B.R.; Salone; Tremblay, "Herschel Observations of the Centaurus Cluster-the Dynamics of Cold Gas in a Cool Core", Royal Astronomical Society, Monthly Notices (2011)

Baum, S.A.; Bogdan; Kraft, R.P.; Forman, W.R.; Jones; Sun; Odea, C.P.; Churazov, "Chandra and ROSAT Observations of Abell 194: Detection of an X-Ray CAvity and Mapping the Dynamics of the Cluster", Astrophysical Journal (2011)

Perlman, E.; Georganopoulos; Padgett, C.A.; Worrall, D.M.; Kastner, J.H.; Franz, G.; Birkinshaw; Dulwich; O'Dea, C.P.; Baum, S.A.; Sparks, W.B.; Biretta, J.A.; Lara, L.; Jester; Martel, A Multiwavelength Spectral and Polarmetric Study of the Jet of 3C 264, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 42, pp. 377- (2010)

Michael; Baum, S.A.; White, T.W.; et al., "Does Function Follow Form": Methods to Fuse Structural and Functional Brain Images Show Decreased Linkage in Schizophrenia, Neroimage, 49, 3, pp. 2626- (2010)

Daly, R.A.; Kharb, P.; O'Dea, C.P.; Baum, S.A.; Mory, M.P.; McKane; Altenderfer; Beury, A Detailed Study of the Lobes of Eleven Powerful Radio Galaxies, Astrophysical Journal Supplements, 87, pp. 1-61 (2010)

Gallimore, J.F.; Yzaguirre; Jakoboski; Stevenosky, M.J.; Axon, D.J.; Baum, S.A.; Buchanan, C.L.; Elitzur; Elvis; O'Dea, C.P.; Robinson, Infrared Spectral Energy Distributions of Seyfert Galaxies: Spitzer Space Telescope Observations of the 12 μm Sample of Active Galaxies, Astrophysical Journal Supplements, 187, pp. 172-211 (2010)

O'Dea, K.P.; Quillen, A.C.; O'Dea, C.P.; Tremblay, G.R.; Snios; Christiansen; Baum, S.A.; Noel-Storr, J.; Edge; Donahue, M.; Voit, Hubble Space Telescope Far-ultraviolet Observations of Brightest Cluster Galaxies: The Role of Star Formation in Cooling Flows and BCG Evolution, Astrophysical Journal, 719, pp. 1619-1632 (2010)

Baum, S.A.; Gallimore, J.F.; O'Dea, C.P.; Buchanan, C.L.; Noel-Storr, J.; Axon, D.J.; Robinson; Elitzur; Dorn; Staudaher; Elvis, Infrared Diagnostics for the Extended 12 micron Sample of Seyferts, Astrophysical Journal, 170, pp. 298-308 (2010)

Perlman, E.S.; Padgett, C.A.; Georganopoulos; Worrall, D.M.; Kastner, J.H.; Franz; Birkinshaw; Dulwich; O'Dea, C.P.; Baum, S.A.; Sparks, W.B.; Biretta, J.A.; Lara, L.; Jester; Martel, A Multi-wavelength Spectral and Polarimetric Study of the Jet of 3C264, Astrophysical Journal, 708, pp. 171-187 (2010)

Tremblay, G.R.; O'Dea, C.P.; Baum, S.A.; Koekemoer, A.M.; Sparks, W.B.; de Bruyn, G.; Schoenmaker, A.P., Episodic Star Formation Coupled to Reignition of Radio Activity in 3C236, Astrophysical Journal, 715, pp. 172- (2010)

Michael; Baum, S.A.; Fries, J.F.; Ho, B.; Pierson, R.K.; Andreasen, N.N.; Calhoun, V.D., A Method to Fuse fMRI Tasks through Spatial Correlations Applied to Schizophrenia, Human Brain Mapping, 30, 8, pp. 2512-2529 (2009)

Massaro; Baum, S.A.; et, The Jet of 3C17 and the Use of Jet Curvature As a Diagnostic of the X-Ray Emission Process, Astrophysical Journal, 696, 1, pp. 980-985 (2009)

Kharb, P.; Baum, S.A.; et al., Rotation Measures Across Parsec-Scale Jets of Fanaroff-Riley Type I Radio Galaxies, Astrophysical Journal, 694, 2, pp. 1485-1497 (2009)

Daly, R.A.; Mory, M.P.; O'Dea, C.P.; Kharb, P.; Baum, S.A.; Guerra, E.J.; Djorgovski, Cosmological Studies with Radio Galaxies and Supernovae, Astrophysical Journal, 691, pp. 1058-1067 (2009)

O'Dea, C.P.; Daly; Kharb, P.; Freeman, K.A.; Baum, S.A., Physical Properties of Very Powerful FRII Radio Galaxies, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 494, pp. 471-488 (2009)

Massaro; Baum, S.A.; et, Extended X-Ray Emission in Radio Galaxies; The Peculiar Case of 3C305, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 692, 2, pp. L123-L126 (2009)

Labiano, A.; O'Dea, C.P.; Barthel, P.D.; de Vries, W.H.; Baum, S.A., Star formation in the hosts of GHz peaked spectrum and compact steep spectrum radio galaxies, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 477, 2, pp. 491-501 (2008)

Kharb, P.; O'Dea, C.P.; Baum, S.A.; Daly, R.A.; Donahue, M.; Mory, M.P.; Guerra, E.J., A Study of 13 Powerful Classical Double Radio Galaxies, Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 174, pp. 74-110 (2008)

Daly, R.A.; Djorgovski, G.; Freeman, K.A.; Mory, M.P.; O'Dea, C.P.; Kharb, P.; Baum, S.A., Improved Constraints on the Acceleration History of the Universe and the Properties of the Dark Energy, Astrophysical Journal, 677, pp. 1-11 (2008)

Privon, G.; O'Dea, C.P.; Baum, S.A.; Axon, D.J.; Kharb, P.; Buchanan, C.L.; Sparks, W.B.; Chiaberge, M., WFPC2 LRF Imaging of Emission-Line Nebulae in 3CR Radio Galaxies, Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 175, 2, pp. 423-461 (2008)

Quillen, A.; Zufelt; Park; O'Dea, C.P.; Baum, S.A.; Privon, G.; Noel-Storr, J.; Edge; Russell; Fabian; Donahue, M.; Bregman, J.N.; McNamara, B.R.; Sarazin, C.L., An Infrared Survey of Brightest Cluster Galaxies: Paper I, Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 176, pp. 39-58 (2008)

O'Dea, C.P.; Baum, S.A.; Privon, G.; Noel-Storr, J.; Quillen, A.C.; Zufelt; Park; Edge; Russell; Fabian; Donahue, M.; Sarazin, C.L.; McNamara, B.R.; Bregman, J.N.; Egami, An Infrared Survey of Brightest Cluster Galaxies. II: Why are Some Brightest Cluster Galaxies Forming Stars?, Astrophysical Journal, 681, pp. 1035-1045 (2008)