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Regular Members

Member Institution Research Areas
Ethan Anderes UC Davis
Theoretical and applied methods for spatial statistics
James Annis Fermilab Bayesian inference, deep learning
G. Jogesh Babu Penn State University Statistical methods and theory
Jacek Becla SLAC Systems for managing extreme-scale data sets
Federica Bianco University of Delaware Transients and variable stars
Kirk Borne Booz Allen Large databases, data mining, knowledge discovery
Robert Brunner University of Illinois Observational cosmology, transient and variable phenomena
James Buchanan Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Bayesian inference, weak lensing, galaxy detection and deblending
Tamas Budavari Johns Hopkins University
Computational statistics, low-dimensional embeddings, scientific databases
Douglas Burke Harvard CFA Galaxy clusters, galaxy evolution, virtual observatory, semantic astronomy
Nathaniel Butler Arizona State University Astrophysical transients
Classification Methods, machine learning, software engeenering
Guillermo Cabrera Millenium Institute of Astrophysics Machine learning, computer vision, data-science, astroinformatics
Yen-Chi Chen University of Washington Nonparametric statistics, cluster analysis, statistical learning theory, large scale structure
David Chernoff Cornell University Cosmology, statistics and numerical methods for physics
Aleksandra Ciprijanovic Fermilab
Deep learning, domain adaptation,
algorithm robustness and uncertainties
Jessica Cisewski Kehe University of Wisconsin - Madison Statistical methods, topological data, approximate Bayesian computation
James Cordes Cornell University Radio astronomy, neutron stars, pulsars, signal processing techniques 
John Franklin Crenshaw University of Washington Deep learning, photometric redshifts
George Djorgovski Caltech
Computational, data-intensive science, development of cyberinfrastructure
Pedro Antonio Escarate Monetta Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María Electro-optics systems, spectroscopy, astronomical instrumentation
Susana Eyheramendy Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile Methods for Big Data
Eric Feigelson Penn State University X-ray studies of star formation, cross-disciplinary astrostatistics
Francisco Forster
Center for Mathematical Modelling / Millennium Institute for Astrophysics, Chile
Time series classification
Peter Freeman Carnegie Mellon University Implementation of statistical methods in astronomy
Christopher Genovese Carnegie Mellon University Statistical methods and theory, nonparametric methods
Karl Glazebrook Swinburne University of Technology Observational cosmology, the formation and evolutionary history of galaxies
Matthew Graham Caltech Data representation, visualization, storage, interpretation
Alexander Gray IBM Scalable machine learning
Carlo Graziani University of Chicago  
Leanne Guy AURA/LSST Mining alert stream and catalogues
Nina Hernitschek Vanderbilt University Large time-domain data sets, classifcation of variable sources
Jon Hakkila College of Charleston Gamma ray bursts
Timothy Holt Southwest Research Institute Solar system body analysis
Jianhua Huang Texas A&M Gaussian process, functional data analysis, spatial temporal statistics, Bayesian statistics
Zeljko Ivezic University of Washington Large survey astronomy
Andrew Jaffe Imperial College Statistical cosmology, testing cosmological theories, Bayesian methods
Elise Jennings Argonne National Laboratory Computational cosmology, large scale structure
Andres Jordan Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile Exoplanets, early-type galaxies
Vinay Kashyap Harvard CFA  
Kevin Knuth University at Albany Information physics, Bayesian data analysis, source separation
Simon Krughoff LSST/AURA Astronomical survey planning, data reduction, simulation
Francois Lanusse University of California, Berkeley Weak gravitational lensing, deep learning, sparsity based methods
Ann Lee Carnegie Mellon University Statistical and machine learning methods, high-dimensional data
Chris Lintott University of Oxford
Machine learning, citizen science, serendipity
James Long MD Anderson Cancer Center Machine learning, signal frequency estimation, measurement error models, functional data analysis
Thomas Loredo Cornell University Statistical methods, Bayesian analysis, high energy astrophysics
Ashish Mahabal Caltech Astrophysical transients
Alex Malz New York University Uncertainty quantification and propagation, experimental design and metrics
Kaisey Mandel University of Cambridge Supernova cosmology, time domain and transient astronomy, Bayesian modelling
Justyn Maund Unversity of Sheffield Massive stars to supernovaes
Juan Carlos Maureira Universidad de Chile Discrete systems simulation
Francesca Mauro MAS/Universidad de Concepcion  
Jon McAuliffe University of California, Berkeley Machine learning, statistical prediction, variational inference
Bruce McCollum Caltech  
Jason McEwen University College London Harmonic and wavelet transforms, compressed sensing, Bayesian inference
Christopher Miller University of Michigan
Large-scale structure, galaxy clusters, astroinformatics
Anais Moller
CNRS / LPC Clermont-Ferrand
Reproducibility, statistical coherence, transient classification
Marcelo Mora Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile Galaxy formation
Daniel Mortlock Imperial College London Bayesian inference applied to astronomy
Roberto Pablo Munoz Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile Formation and evolution of galaxies in high-density environments
Alejandra Munozar Arancibia IFA-UV  
Bob Nichol ICG Portsmouth Large-scale structure, supernovae, advanced statistical methods
Brian Nord Fermilab and University of Chicago Simulation-based inference, uncertainty quantification, deep learning
Giuliano Pignata Universidad Andres Bello Supernovae, cosmology, solar system
Kara Ponder SLAC
SN cosmology, Classification and Follow-up for Transients, Bayesian inference
Andrew Ptak NASA GSFC Extragalatic X-ray astrophysics, software development
Troy Raen University of Pittsburgh Classification methods
Umaa Rebbapragada NASA JPL Astronomical optical transient vetting, active learning
Karthik Reddy University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Extragalactic jets, X-ray and
radio astronomy
Jeffrey Regier University of Michigan Bayesian inference, deep learning, deblending
Gordon Richards Drexel University Extragalactic astrophysics, AGN
Joseph Richards GE Digital Statistical and machine learning methods for noisy, high-dimensional data
David Ruppert Cornell University Functional data analysis, measurement error models, semi-parametric methods, time series; for variable stars and extragalactic astronomy
Paula Sanchez Saez Millenium Institute of Astrophysics / Pontificia Universidad Classification of time series
Jeffrey Scargle NASA Ames High-energy astrophysics, time series and image analysis
Chad Schafer Carnegie Mellon University Statistical methods, cosmological parameter estimation
Samuel Schmidt UC Davis Photometric redshifts
Lior Shamir Lawrence Tech Image analysis, galaxy morphology
Aneta Siemiginowska Harvard CFA
Supermassive black holes, quasars and active galaxies
Colin Slater University of Washington Image differencing algorithms, Milky Way structure
Aleksandra Solarz National Center for Nuclear Research Classification
Keivan Stassun Vanderbilt University Formation of stars and planetary systems
Hyungsuk Tak University of Notre Dame Time series. image data analysis, Bayesian hierarchical modeling
Ricardo Vilalta University of Houston Pattern recognition, data mining, artificial intelligence
Ashley Villar Columbia University Transient classification, hierarchical modelling
Lucianne Walkowicz Adler Planetarium Discovery of unusual events, stellar magnetic activity
John Wallin Middle Tennesee State Univ. Gravitational interactions
Larry Wasserman Carnegie Mellon University Statistical methods and theory
Martin Weinberg University of Massachusetts Galaxy dynamics, simulation models
Robert Wolpert Duke University Statistical methods and theory
Michael Woodroofe University of Michigan Statistical methods and theory
Xiaomeng Yan Texas A&M University Time series classification
Ilsang Yoon NRAO Classification and characterization of AGN


Affiliate Members

Member Institution
Stephen Bailey            Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Niel Brandt Penn State University
Salman Habib Argonne National Laboratory
Lynne Jones University of Washington
Kian-Tat Lim SLAC
Phil Marshall KIPAC
Jeffrey Newman University of Pittsburgh
Joshua Pepper Lehigh University
Cathy Petry AURA/LSST
Jonathan Sick LSST
Michael Strauss Princeton University
Jon Thaler University of Illinois