Uros Seljak

Professor, Physics, University of California, Berkeley
Professor, Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley
Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Co-Director, Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics
BIDS Senior Fellow

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Uros Seljak

Uros Seljak is a professor in UC Berkeley's Physics and Astronomy departments, a Senior Scientist at LBNL in the Physics Division, as well as a co-director of Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics. His main research is in cosmology, where he combines theoretical, numerical, and data analysis methods to investigate the universe properties using cosmological observations, from cosmic microwave background to present day galaxy and dark matter distributions. His recent work combines statistics, numerical optimization, and N-body simulation methods to analyze large cosmological surveys, both space based (WMAP, Planck, Euclid, WFIRST) and ground based (SDSS, DESI, LSST). At Berkeley he teaches a course on Bayesian statistics and data science in Physics department. He has a PhD from MIT, was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard and a faculty at Princeton University and Zurich University prior to Berkeley. He is a recipient of Sloan and Packard Fellowships, NSF CAREER award, and the Warner Prize of the American Astronomical Society.

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April 6, 2020 / 1:00pm to 3:00pm

March 23, 2020 / 1:00pm to 3:00pm

March 9, 2020 / 1:30pm to 3:00pm

February 24, 2020 / 1:30pm to 3:00pm

May 13, 2019 / 1:30pm to 2:30pm

January 7, 2019 / 1:30pm to 2:30pm

September 17, 2018 / 1:30pm to 2:30pm

September 10, 2018 / 1:30pm to 2:30pm