Challenges in Astrophysics and Cosmology

  • Finding galaxy clusters
  • Searching for strong lenses
  • Classifying galaxies and stars
  • Optimizing survey observing strategies
  • Simulating large-scale cosmic structure
  • Lensing reconstruction in the CMB


Questions in Machine Intelligence

  • How do we measure uncertainties in regression tasks?
  • Can unsupervised learning be used to finding new phenomena?
  • Can we control telescopes with reinforcement learning?
  • How do we discern new physics from data-driven models?

Tools for the job

  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Statistics
  • Quantum Computing
  • High-performance Computing