Kira: Processing Astronomy Imagery Using Big Data Technology



Zhao Zhang

Alumni - BIDS Data Science Fellow

Zhao was previously a postdoctoral researcher with the AMPLab and a BIDS Data Science Fellow. He is currently a Research Associate at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Zhao's research interests are in distributed computing, cloud computing and big data. Zhao designs computer systems to enable scientific applications on various computing platforms such as cluster, cloud, and supercomputers. He also works on scientific data management system to facilitate scientific research and discovery.