Category: Seminars


2019-09-24 Seminar: Kaushal Sharma

When: September 24, 2019 @ 12:00pm Where: PAB, 3rd floor, B305 Classification in Astronomy using ML. Dr. Sharma is a postdoc at the Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics in Pune, India. His Tuesday noon talk will be on…

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2019-04-12 Seminar: David van Dyk

When: April 12, 2019 @ 11:00am Where: PAB, 6th floor, WRF Data Studio, eScience Seminar Room Quantifying Discovery in Astro/Particle Physics: Frequentist and Bayesian Perspectives David A van Dyk, Statistics Section, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London Statistical discovery questions in…

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2019-03-26 Lunch Talk: Renée Hložek

Where: PAB, WRF Data Science Studio, 6th floor When: March 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am Separating wheat from chaff: photometric classification in the age of LSSTThe Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will generate a data deluge: millions of transients and variable sources…

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2019-03-13 Lunch Talk: Kelle Cruz

Where: PAB, B305, 3rd floor When: March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm Astropy Overview, Update, and Discussion Dr. Kelle Cruz is an Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the Hunter College and a Research Associate at the American Museum of…

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2019-02-22 Seminar: David Jones

When: February 22, 2019 @ 11:00am Where: PAB, 3rd floor, B305 Disentangling Overlapping Astronomical Sources using Spatial, Spectral, and Temporal Information We present a powerful new algorithm that combines spatial and spectral information to separate photons from overlapping X-ray sources….

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2019-01-14 Seminar: Alex Malz

When: January 14, 2019 @ 12:30pm Where: PAB, eScience Data Studio, 6th floor Maximizing LSST science with probabilistic data products LSST will produce massive catalogs including detected objects down to unprecedented floors in signal-to-noise ratio, opening the door to a new space of potential…

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2018-12-11 Seminar: Benjamin Pope

When: December 11, 2018 @ 12:00pm Where: PAB, B305, 3rd floor The Brightest Stars in Kepler and K2 The Kepler mission and its continuation as K2 have revolutionized both the study of exoplanets and of stellar astrophysics, providing high-precision light curves of hundreds…

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2018-11-30 Seminar: Pauline Barmby

When: November 30, 2018 @ 11:00am Where: PAB, WRF Data Science Studio, 6th floor, seminar room (C607) Prof. Barmby is an Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. Her Friday 11am talk will be on “Two tales…

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2018-11-13 Lunch Talk: Daniela Huppenkothen

When: November 13, 2018 @ 12:00pm Where: PAB, Astronomy Department, B305 What is Data-Intensive Astronomy, Anyway (and Why Should I Care)?   Across almost all scientific disciplines, the instruments that record our experimental data and the methods required for storage and data…

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2018-11-09 Seminar: Sjoert van Velzen

When: November 9, 2018 @ 11:00am Where: PAB, WRF Data Science Studio, 6th floor, seminar room (C607) Sjoert van Velzen is James Arthur Postdoctoral Fellow at the CCPP, NYU. He also has a partial affiliation at UMD, where he works with the exciting data from…

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