People

Conveners

Avestruz_Photo Camille Avestruz, PhD (co-convener, co-founder)
Position(s): KICP/Fermi Fellow, University of Chicago
Interests:  Strong lensing, classification, regression
Affiliated research group/team:  DeepSkies@Chicagoland

 

 

 

Avestruz_PhotoBrian Nord, PhD (co-convener, co-founder)
Position(s): Associate Scientist, Machine Intelligence Group, Fermilab; Senior Member, Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics; Visiting Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Astronomy & Astrophysics at University of Chicago
Interests:  Strong lensing, cosmological parameter estimation
Affiliated research group/team: DeepSkies@Chicagoland
iamstarnord.com 

 

 

Avestruz_PhotoJoshua Peek, PhD (co-convener, co-founder)
Position(s): Associate Astronomer; Project Scientist, Data Science Mission Office, Space Telescope Science Institute
Interests: Interstellar Medium, Dust Reddening, ConvNets
Affiliated research group/team: DeepSkies@Baltimore

 

Team Members

 

João Caldeira
Position(s): Graduate Student, Enrico Fermi Institute/University of Chicago
Interests: physical applications of Machine Learning, string compactifications
Affiliated research group/team: DeepSkies@Chicagoland

 

 

 

Clecio R Bom, PhD
Position(s): Assistant Professor CEFET-RJ, Visiting Research Assistant Professor Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas (CBPF)
Interests: Strong lensing, Observational Cosmology, Extragalactic Astrophysics
Affiliated research group/team: DeepSkies@Brazil
Website: clearnightsrthebest.com

 

 

Kyle Story, PhD
Position(s): Computer Vision Engineer, Descartes Labs
Interests: Using geospatial data and machine learning to solve global problems

 

 

 

 

Shubhendu Trivedi
Position(s): Graduate Student, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago/University of Chicago
Interests: Deep Learning, Low-shot recognition and similarity learning in low resource settings, Applications of Machine Learning in computer vision, combinatorial optimization and the physical sciences
Affiliated research group/team: DeepSkies@Chicagoland
Website: http://ttic.uchicago.edu/~shubhendu/

 

 

Kuang Wei
Position(s): PhD Candidate at University of Chicago, Department of Physics
Interests: Star-galaxy separation
Github: github.com/kuang-wei
Affiliated research group/team: DeepSkies@Chicagoland

 

 

Kimmy Wu, PhD
Interests: Cosmology, CMB, cosmological parameter estimation
Affiliated research group/team: DeepSkies@Chicagoland
Website