Student participants

Please click on the links to see the reports from the students of the 2019 program.


Name: Connor Bottrell Afilliation: University of Victoria Project Title: Deep learning classifications of streams and shells in galaxies from the Hyper-Suprime Cam DR1
PhD Advisor: Luc Simard & Sara Ellison Research Interests:
Galaxy interactions, morphologies and kinematics; machine learning .
Project Advisors: Ryan Hausen, Helena Domíngez Sánchez, Ivana Damjanov, Marc Huertas-Company, Kathryn V. Johnston, Brant Robertson
Name: Dezso Ribli Afilliation: Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary Project Title: Exploring domain adaptation with adversarial networks for galaxy images
PhD Advisor: Istvan Csabai Research Interests: Weak gravitational lensing; computer vision Project Advisors: Helena Dominguez-Sanchez, March Huertas-Company, Yuan-Sen Ting
Name: Claire Guilloteau Afilliation: IRAP, Université de Toulouse Project Title: Generative Networks For Emulating Synthetic Sky Images
PhD Advisor: Olivier Berné, Nicolas Dobigeon, Thomas Oberlin Research Interests: Data fusion for high dimensional infrared astronomical imaging Project Advisors: Francois Lanusse, Nesar Ramachandra, Sultan Hassan, Yuan-Sen Ting, Marc Huertas-Company, Brant Robertson, Alexie Leauthaud, Song Huang
Name: Kate Storey-Fisher Afilliation: NYU Project Title: Anomaly Detection in Hyper Suprime-Cam Images with Generative Adversarial Networks
PhD Advisor: David Hogg Research Interests: Large-scale structure from galaxy surveys, cosmological simulations Project Advisors: Alexie Leauthaud, Marc Huertas-Company
Name: Lorenzo Zanisi Afilliation: University of Southampton Project Title: Comparing simulations and observations with deep generative models
PhD Advisor: Francesco Shankar and Andrea Lapi Research Interests: Numerical modeling of galaxy formation and evolution, Medical applications of computational methods . Project Advisors: Marc Huertas-Company, Francois Lanusse, Joel Primack
Name: Madeline Lucey Afilliation: UT Austin Project Title: Photometric Selection of Red Clump Stars with a Mixed Density Network
PhD Advisor: Keith Hawkins Research Interests:
Stellar spectroscopy and Galactic archaeology
Project Advisors:Yuan-Sen Ting, Nesar Ramachandra
Name: Mike Walmsley Afilliation: Oxford University Project Title: Reliable AGN detection and flux estimation from photometry
PhD Advisor: Chris Lintott Research Interests:
Crowdsourcing, human/machine collaboration, Active learning, Galaxy evolution
Project Advisors: Sotiria Fotopolou, Ivana Damjanov, Francois Lanusse, Nesar Ramachandra, Nick Ross
Name: Sara Webb Afilliation: Swinburne University of Technology Project Title: Unsupervised Machine learning for Transient Discovery and Anomoly Detection from Fast Cadenced Optical Light Curves
PhD Advisor: Jeff Cooke Research Interests: Time domain astronomy, flare stars, kilonoave, extra-galactic transients, machine learning for real time data analysis. Project Advisors:Michelle Lochner
Name:Szymon Nakoneczny Afilliation: National Centre for Nuclear Research, Warsaw Project Title: Toward 1% calibration of CMB Lensing Cluster Mass Estimate with Deep Learning
PhD Advisor: Agnieszka Pollo, Maciej Bilicki Research Interests: Data science in astronomy; Quasar detection in photometric surveys; Observational cosmology Project Advisors: D. Nagai, S. Hassan, F. Lanusse.
Name: Paulo-Henrique Barchi Afilliation: Brandeis U., INPE-Brazil Project Title: Extracting the Slime Mold Graph from the Cosmic Web
PhD Advisor: Marcelle Soares-Santos, Reinaldo Roberto Rosa, Reinaldo Ramos de Carvalho Research Interests: Machine/Deep Learning and Data Science applied to Astrophysics Project Advisors: J. Burchett, O. Elek, A. Forbes, J. X. Prochaska
Name: Ting-Yun Cheng. Afilliation: University of Nottingham Project Title: Vector-quantized variational encoder on emulating galaxy images and unsupervised machine learning classification for galaxy morphology
PhD Advisor: Christopher, J. Conselice and Alfonso Araǵon-Salamanca Research Interests: Galaxy morphology, galaxy evolution, machine learning, dark matter distribution, strong lensing Project Advisors: Marc Huertas-Company, Brant Robertson, Nesar Ramachandra, Francois Lanusse
Name: Daniel Muthukrishna Afilliation: Cambridge University Project Title: Real-time detection of anomalies in large-scale transient surveys
PhD Advisor:Kaisey Mandel & Gautham Narayan Research Interests: Supernovae, transients, supernova cosmology, classification algorithms, neural networks Project Advisors: Michelle Lochner
Name: Humna Awan Afilliation: Rutgers U. Project Title: Extracting 3D Galaxy Shape From 2D Image Properties Using Random Forests
PhD Advisor:Eric Gawiser Research Interests: Cosmology with large galaxy surveys Project Advisors:  Alexie Leauthaud, Song Huang
Name: Emma Platts Afilliation: The University of Cape Town Project Title: Constraining the dispersion measure of the galactic halo using FRBs and density estimation
PhD Advisor: Amanda Weltman and Jonathan Shock Research Interests: Constraining cosmological parameters, early universe and bounces, fast radio bursts Project Advisors: J. Xavier Prochaska and Casey Law