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Alexander Szalay

  • Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
  • Director Of Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science


  • Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Alexander Szalay is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of computer science and physics and astronomy. As director of the Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science, Szalay can speak to how large data sets will accelerate scientific discoveries, including around machine learning and artificial intelligence. He has been instrumental in efforts to better store and manage the massive amounts of data being created by researchers in order to preserve findings for sharing with colleagues.

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Building big data storage
Published June 7, 2018
Team led by astrophysicist Alex Szalay receives $1.8M to build network that could transform how scientists store, access data

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